Monday, April 15, 2019

Potluck and Contra Dance, Saturday May 4th, 2019

Michael Karcher

Callling to the 

Country Capers

Join us at 5:30pm at the Black Diamond dance hall, to enjoy good food and plenty of time to get all the socializing you wished you had more time for at every dance. Second to last dance till fall so come out and celebrate each other's company. Otherwise the dance starts with a class at 7 pm, and flies into full swing at 7:30.

Also stay tuned for an afternoon fiddle class before the potluck. 

Michael Karcher hails from Seattle and has been having the time of his life calling around the Pacific Northwest over the last few years - including calling at the infamous Northwest Folklife Festival and other contra camps. When wasn't isn't calling, he was pursuing a PhD in statistics at the University of Washington and dancing in and around Seattle.

Country Capers, hailing from Poulsbo Washington, Have been playing together for over three decades now. They come to us bringing tunes with wings of both modern and ancient notes of Scottish and Irish music as well as Norwegian and sweetish influences as well. Their music is sure to inspire us to dance. The band is made up of duo Jane Landstra & Ken Embrey on fiddles, guitar, concertina, and piano.

  There is a workshop at 7:00pm.  The dance begins at 7:30.  All other dance details are on the "About Our Dance" page on this website.

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