Dances

Dances are usually the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays of the month, September through May or June.

The schedule is on our home page for easy access.

Time

7:00pm to 10:30pm
(workshop 7:00, dance 7:30)

New Year’s Eve
8:00pm-1:00am

Cost

$8-$10 is the suggested donation to pay for the hall and performers (the band, caller, and sound).
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Special dances
$15 Adults
$10 Student
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New Year’s Eve
$15 Adults
$10 Student
12 and under Free

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Schedule

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OPEN BAND
Come PLAY in the band, CALL some dances, and DANCE!
Cost: $5 – $8

All Dances held at the Fairhaven Library (1117 12th St.) unless otherwise noted
 February 8, 2014
Up in the Air from Bellingham
Robin Brown, Ginny Snowe, Marcia Robey, Paul Englesberg
fiddle, flute & winds, percussion, piano, bass, concertina
Joe Michaels from Seattle calling
February 22, 2014
Northern Contraband from Bellingham
 Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Greg Sherman, Mark Danielson, Eileen Sterns
 fiddle, concertina, bass, guitar, harp, banjo
 Amy Wimmer from Seattle calling
 March 8, 2014  be part of the 2014 Cascade Promenade!
 Toad Mountain Ramblers from Bellingham
 Mike Schway, Dave Nerad, Levi Woolen-Danner, Clyde Curley
 fiddle, bass, guitar, banjo, mandolin, piano
 Maureen Collier of Vancouver, BC calling
 March 22, 2014
OPEN BAND NIGHT! $8 – $10
 Come call some dances, play some in the band, and DANCE the night away! All are welcome
 Steve Blum-Anderson will be coordinating the band and playing lead fiddle
 March 29, 2014
 Mike Schway, Clyde & Susan Curley, and Nina Richardson lay down the toe-tapping tunes
 Karen Marshall calls
 April 12, 2014
 Tapsalteerie from Seattle
 John Singleton, Clare Woolgrove, Sam Good, Jan Martindale, Nick Leininger
 fiddle, concertina, bass, guitar and uke
Tom Wimmer from Seattle calling
 April 26, 2014
Happy Valley Sluggers
 Mike Schway on fiddle, Levi Woolen-Danner on bass, Laurel Bliss playing guitar, and John Clark on banjo
 Caller TBD
May 10, 2014 
 KGB
 Julie King, Claude Ginsburg, Dave Bartley playing “fiddle tunes infiltrated by foreign agents”
 Check them out here if you haven’t already had the pleasure of dancing with KGB
 Caller TBA
 May 24th = Northwest Folklife!
 Come join us in Seattle as we celebrate, share, and participate in all things FOLK
 No dance in Bellingham
 June 14, 2014 Special Potluck and Dance at the Glen Echo Grange Hall
Northern Contraband from Bellingham
Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Greg Sherman, Mark Danielson, Eileen Sterns
fiddle, concertina, bass, guitar, harp, banjo
 Calling by Karen Marshall
 Bring Sweet/Savory Finger food to share
 Workshop at 7:00, Dance starts at 7:30