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Unless otherwise noted, dances are held upstairs in the Fairhaven Library at 1117 12th Street, Bellingham, Washington.
2016 Winter Dance Schedule:
January 9th - music by Red Crow with Howie Meltzer, Susan Burke, Chuck Pliske and Joe Michaels on fiddle, concertine, guitar and bass respectively. Caller Maureen Collier .
January 23rd - Bellingham Folk Festival - Incognito features Brian Lindsay on fiddle, Michael Hobart on guitar, and Eileen Sterns playing everything else. Marlin Prowell calling. Dance held at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship at 1207 Ellsworth Street, Bellingham.
January 30th – GYPSIES & FLOURISHES WORKSHOP 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm - Refine your dance skills and improve your style . Brian Lindsay and Sonya Kaufman will show you how. Beginner workshop at 7:00 as usual. Dance starts at 7:30pm Beauty and the Beats with Steve Blum-Anderson, Mark Danielson, Brigget Le Claire, Clyde Curely on fiddle, concertina, guitar, mandolin and piano. Caller Sonya Kaufman.
February 13th – The Alpha Beats with Clyde Curley, Mike Haberman, Susan Curley, Kris Parker on fiddle, mandolin, banjo, piano and bass. Caller Morna Leonard.
February 27th - Open Band Night! This is your chance to come play in the band! Steve Blum-Anderson will be orchestrating musicians as the lead fiddler. Want to try calling a dance? This is your chance. Marlin Prowell will coordinate the callers! Come play music, call or just dance.
March 12th - Purple Heys from Seattle includes Sean Bolton, Melissa Coffey and Doug Plummer. Caller TBD.
March 26th – Countercurrent includes our very own Brian Lindsay on fiddle and Alex Sturbaum on guitar, mandolin, etc. Caller TBD.
2016 Spring Dance Schedule:
April 9th - Northern Contraband with Steve Blum-Anderson-fiddle; Mark Danielson-concertina; Eileen Sterns-banjo and a whole lot of other things; Greg Sherman-bass; and Michael Hobart on guitar. Calling by Suzanne Girardot
April 23rd - Ryan McKasson, Dave Bartley, George Paul on fiddle, mandolin, piano plus plus. Caller TBD.
April 30th - Heliotrope will rock the dance featuring Robin Brown, Michael Hobart, and Paul Englesberg. Karen Marshall from Anacortes calling