Dances start promptly at 8:30 pm and end at 11:30 pm. 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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January 6 -- Susan Taylor calls to June Apple (Jeff Steinberg (fiddle), Mike McGeary (banjo, mandolin), Bob Garber (clarinet, pennywhistle), Alice Markham (piano)), the house band for the Reston dance, venturing inside the Beltway to share their sprightly tunes.
January 13 -- Bill Wellington calls to the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band.
January 20 -- Dick Bearman calls to eclectic Southern Maryland quartet Some Assembly (Mary Corletta Flora (flute, sax), Joe Klausner (fiddle, mandolin), Paul Miller (guitar, bodhran), Donna Boylan (keyboards); www.chesapeake.net/~klausner/someassembly/).
January 27 -- Nancy Spero calls to Kitchen Chair (Jennifer Dotson (fiddle), Gail Blake (guitar), with Todd Clewell (bass); kitchenchairmusic.com), visiting from Ithaca with exquisitely interpreted tunes from a variety of traditions as well as inspired originals.