Dance With Us at the 2nd Thursday Silver Spring Contra Dance!
Don't miss the next dance!! 7:00-7:30pm Intro workshop; 7:30-10pm DANCE!
Thursday, August 8, 2019
BAND: SLIGO CREEK STOMPERS!
Sarah Foard - fiddle, vocals / Chris Ousley - banjo, guitar, upright bass, vocals, fiddle, bodhrán / A.J.P. Erlinger - upright bass, guitar, dobro, mandolin, vocals / Jess Eliot Myhre - lead vocals, washboard, clarinet, upright bass
CALLER: Caroline Barnes
The Second Thursday Silver Spring Dances are presented by Carpe Diem Arts, in partnership with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and Washington Revels -- with sponsorship support from McGinty's Public House and the Montgomery County Recreation Department. Media sponsor Takoma Radio.
FREE for first-timers
$10 general admission
$8 FSGW, BFMS, CDSS, Revels
$5 students and those with no income
All ages welcome; no partner needed.
Great exercise. Super fun.
Fabulous live music!
A SAMPLING OF PHOTOS AND VIDEOS FROM RECENT DANCES
Enjoy some contradance videos!
Video 1: GENTICORUM from Quebec: Pascal Gemme on fiddle, Yann Falquet on guitar, Alex de Grosbois-Garand on flute
Thanks to Julia Fischer!
Video 2: 5-minute documentary on Carpe Diem/FSGW Silver Spring Dance c/o Docs in Progress. April Blum calling to the music of Elke Baker, Paul Oorts, Jonathan Jensen. Features Kwame Ansah-Brew of Ghana during the dance break, teaching a Besa ("Come Dance") workshop. Filmed by Marissa Evans and Danny Fuqua.