Dances start promptly at 8:30pm and end at 11:30pm. Admission is $8. A contra dance lesson for beginners is given every Friday starting at 7:30pm and is included in the price of admission.
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June 3 - Lisa Sieverts calls to Mountain
Road – (Naomi Morse, Elvie Miller, Owen Morrison). With a Morrison
Brother and Rodney Miller's daughter, combined with the great experience and
talent of Naomi Morse, this band is genetically engineered to play the most
energetic contra music around today.
June 10 - Anna Rain calls to the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band.
June 17 - Liz Donaldson calls to the Contra Rebels – (Todd Clewell, Henry Koretzky, Bruce Campbell, Lisa Roberts), who play old-time, New England, French Canadian, and Celtic tunes with great rhythm and drive. Whenever they come down from York, Pa, they always generate a great dance.
June 24 - Eva Murray calls to Hotpoint – (Mark Burhans, Hilarie Burhans, Mark Hellenberg, Marlene Shostak, Nick Wieland; www.hotpointstringband.com) one of our most requested bands in a RARE Glen Echo appearance. Their legendary energy and innovative stylings have made this Ohio band a favorite at music festivals and contradance weekends across North America. This dance should be one of the highlights of the year!