Dance Schedule for August 2005


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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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August 5 - Becky Hill calls to Reel Dealers – (Marc Glickman (piano), Joe DeZarn (fiddle), Dan Blum (banjo, guitar, mandolin)). Marc Glickman anchors this great group of musicians who play pure excitement. Dance fast or you'll be left behind.

August 12 - Bob Isaacs calls with the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band.

August 19 - Shawn Brenneman calls with Gypsy Meltdown (Colleen Reed (flute), Kathy Kerr (fiddle), Keith Gillis (guitar)): having grown up at the Friday Night Dance, they are becoming a regional favorite with their great fiddle, guitar, haunting flute (and sax), and sprightly dance music.

August 26 - Gaye Fifer calls with Jiggermeister – (Andrew Marcus (accordion), Greg Sherman (bass, guitar, mandolin), Bill Garrison (fiddle, mandolin, banjo), Melissa Kacalanos (percussion, winds), Michael Ferguson (hammered dulcimer, trombone, didgeridoo); www.amarcus.org/jiggermeister ), an upstate New York band that plays lively, energetic music combining traditional Appalachian styles with Eastern European scales and modern jazz riffs.