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Friday Night Contra and Square Dance: Gaye Fifer calling with the Glen Echo Open Band

  • 12 Jan 2024
  • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo, MD


  • Admission for 1 to the Friday Night Contra

Contra dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. Co-sponsored by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW.

Caller: Gaye Fifer

Band: Glen Echo Open Band

All dances will be taught. 

Lesson at 7:30pm

Calling all musicians! The Glen Echo Open Band is scheduled to play for the contra dance (organized by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW), which will take place in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park from 8-11pm. If you are interested in helping to provide exciting, high-energy live music for contra dancers, please join us! Musicians of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate.

If you would like to be paid after playing the dance, please complete a W-9 form and either submit it electronically at this link to FSGW or present a physical copy to the check-in table at the dance.

Click here for more info about the open band, or here for a tune list. 

Registration is required of all participants. Pre-registration is preferred - you may pay online or wait to pay at the door. You may register at the door. Cash and credit card are accepted at the door. Registrations may be cancelled prior to the event, and any payment will be refunded as a credit for future use. No refunds will be available after the event has started.

COVID Policy : This is an FSGW Tier 2 event, which means that masks and vaccinations encouraged but not required

More info on FSGW's Covid response here

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