Dance Schedule for April 2006


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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 7:30 pm and is included in the price of admission.

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April 7 -- Lisa Sieverts calls to Jiggermeister (Andrew Marcus (accordion), Greg Sherman (bass), Bill Garrison (fiddle and strings), Melissa Kacalanos (percussion, winds, hurdy-gurdy), Michael Ferguson (hammer dulcimer, trombone), a young band that was a hit the last time they played here, combining the traditional sounds of the British Isles and Appalachia with Eastern European scales and modern jazz riffs. www.amarcus.org/jiggermeister

April 14 -- Barb Kirchner calls to the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band.

April 21 -- (In the Bumper Car Pavillion) Laura Brown calls to The Rhythm Method String Band Craig Edwards (fiddle, banjo), Cathy Mason (fiddle), Erica Weiss (guitar), Dedo Norris (bass), a hot old-time band with driving energy and irresistible grooves.

April 28 -- Caller Eva Murray with the New Hip Trio, featuring Joe DeZarnís hot fiddling, Ralph Gordonís true bass, and Liz Donaldsonís rollicking piano.