Contra dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. Co-sponsored by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW.
Caller: Caroline Barnes
Caroline not only a local caller and organizer, she is also the vice-president of FSGW! She believes wholeheartedly that participatory dance is a social good, and she is committed to facilitating a joyful synthesis of music, movement, and community from the microphone. When she is not putting together a social dance, you can find Caroline dancing with her rapper team, Sligo Creek Sword.
Band: Charlie Pilzer, Rebecca Weiss and Rose Jackson
Rose, Rebecca, and Charlie represent a confluence of the rivers of contra dance music of New England and the mid-Atlantic. Rose hails from Western Massachusetts, Charlie from Maryland, and Rebecca from both. Together, they bring sparkling jigs like the stars on a clear winter evening, driving reels like maple sap running in the spring, waltzes like porch sitting in the hot summer, and twin fiddle harmonies bright as the colors in autumn. Hang on for new twists on old tunes and old twists on new tunes!
Also, Charlie Pilzer is the FSGW President!
All dances will be taught.
Lesson at 7:30pm
COVID Policy: This is an FSGW Tier 1 event, which means -
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