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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Past Scheduled events

 

This lists the dances for the last year or so:
September 8, 2012 -  Saturday
Andrew and Noah Band - a hot young New York Band
Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand of the Great Bear Trio
http://andrewandnoah.bandcamp.com
Marlin Prowell of Bellingham calling
September 22, 2012 -  Saturday
 Special Delivery
Nor’easter members Max Newman (mandolin, guitar) and Julie Vallimont (piano) from Boston, with Rex Blazer (fiddle) from Florida, and Russell S (percussion) of Vancouver BC.
 http://noreasterband.com
Maureen Collier of Vancouver BC calling
September 29, 2012 - Saturday
Noisy Waters from Bellingham
Brandy Driscoll, fiddle; Beth Beyers, woodwinds & saxophone; John Hatten, piano; Todd Citron, whistle & percussion.
Cindy Holmes from Anacortes calling
October 13, 2012 - Saturday
Group du Jour from Bellingham
 Clyde Curley, fiddle; David Cahn, accordion; Bill Meyer, Piano; Jerry Gallher, banjo.
Amy Wimmer of Seattle calling
October 27, 2012 – Saturday
Northern Contraband from Bellingham
Steve Blum-Anderson, fiddle; Michael Hobart, guitar; Greg Sherman, bass; Mark Danielson, concertina, mandolin.
Joe Micheals of Seattle calling
November 10, 2012 – Saturday
The Brad n’ Steve Band from Bellingham
Steve Blum-Anderson, fiddle; Brad Reynolds, accordion
Cindy Holmes of Anacortes calling
November 17, 2012 – Saturday
Perpetual e-Motion from New England. $12-15
Ed Howe & John Cote: fiddle, electric violin, guitar, synthesizer,
didgeridoo, foot percussion. www. perpetuale-motion.com
George Marshall from Massachusetts calling
Location: Norway Hall. 1419 N. Forest St., Bellingham
November 24, 2012 – Saturday
The Toad Mountain Ramblers from Bellingham
Mike Schway, Dave Nerad, Clyde Curley: fiddle; mandolin, banjo; guitar
Laura Mé Smith from Seattle calling
December 8, 2012 – Saturday
OPEN BAND
Come PLAY in the band, CALL some dances, and DANCE!
Cost: $5 – $8
December 22, 2012 – Saturday – Solstice Celebration Dance
Wild Ginger from Bellingham
Robin Brown, Marc Leonard, Merry Teesdale
 Morna Leonard from Montana calling
December 31, 2012
New Year’s Eve Gala Dance —  Starts at 8pm
The Syncopaths
www.syncopaths.com
Ryan McKasson, fiddle; Ashley Broder, mandolin; Jeff Spero, piano; Christa Burch, bodhran & voice.
Marlin Prowell from Bellingham calling
Norway Hall, 1419 N. Forest St., Bellingham
Bring Finger Food to share. Alcohol free.
Party favors and beverage provided.
Exciting Midnight Countdown!
January 12, 2013 Saturday
Up in the Air from Bellingham
Robin Brown, Ginny Snowe, Marcia Robey, Paul Englesberg
fiddle, flute & winds, percussion, piano, bass, concertina
Marlin Prowell and Jonathan “Fish” Fisher calling
April 13, 2013 Saturday
Orcas Rucus!
Lori Prime * Judy Laub * Eileen Sterns
Mellisa Coffey * Pam Borso * Carl Thor
Maureen Collier from Vancouver, BC calling
April 27, 2013 Saturday
Northern Contraband from Bellingham
Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Mark Danielson, Greg Sherman
fiddle, guitar, concertina, bass
Caller TBA
May 3, 2013 – EXTRA SPECIAL FRIDAY DANCE – DON’T MISS IT!
Andrew and Noah Band from New York
Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand formerly of GREAT BEAR TRIO
 Check them out here!
 Explosive improvisation, deep dance grooves and a unique vision
Sarah VanNorstrand calling
May 11, 2013 Saturday
Up In The Air
 Robin Brown, Ginny Snowe, Marcia Robey, Paul Englesberg
Karen Marshall from Seattle Calling
May 24 – 27, 2013  Northwest Folk Life Festival
 http://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/
July 13, 2013 - at the GLEN ECHO HALL finger food pot luck!
 7694 Goodwin Rd. Everson, WA 98247
Northern Contraband with caller TBA
 7:00 workshop – 7:30 dance
 Call Kim Martin at 360-393-1312 for directions or more info.
 July 20, 2013 - date still tentative – check back here for confirmation
 FERRY BOAT DANCE!!
January 11, 2014
Bandemonium!
Eric Anderson on piano, Lee Anne Welch, fiddle, flute, winds, percussion, piano, base concertina
From Seattle & California
Marlin Prowell from Bellingham calling
January 25, 2014
Beauty and the Beats
Brigget LeClair, piano; Clyde Curley, fiddle/mandolin; Mark Danielson, concertina/whistle; Steve Blum-Anderson, fiddle
Caller TBA
June 14, 2014 Special Potluck and Dance at the Glen Echo Community Club
Address: 7694 Goodwin Rd. Everson, Washington (Corner of Goodwin Rd. and South Pass Rd.)
Northern Contraband from Bellingham
Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Greg Sherman, Mark Danielson, Eileen Sterns
fiddle, concertina, bass, guitar, harp, banjo
Calling by Amy Carroll
Bring Sweet/Savory Finger food to share
Workshop at 7:00, Dance 7:30 – 10:30 pm