Contra Rebels & Strings on Wings
Music to Dance to .... Music to Listen to....
Acoustic old-time Appalachian music and song
Admission: sliding scale $12-20+ cash only Children 13 or younger dance FREE Check dance website for latest COVID precautions. New dancer lesson 6:15 pm.
Penelope Weinberger calling to the music of the Contra Rebels: Todd Clewell (fiddle), Barb Schmid (fiddle), Aaron Blouin (bass), Henry Koretzky (guitar) Location: The Irish Center (a.k.a. Commodore John Barry Arts and Cultural Center), 6815 Emlen St., Philadelphia, PA 19119. Look for the signs, and use the ballroom entrance, furthest from Carpenter Ave. Doors open: 7:00pm to check vaccination cards (photos ok) and sign waivers. Beginner lesson: 7:30pm Dance: 8:00pm to 10:30pm
This Saturday, 7/22, enjoy the eclectic mix of music on guitar, fiddle and banjo drawing from Appalachian Old-time, Bluegrass, Celtic and Folk music with Barb Schmid and Todd Clewell. The duo makes up Strings on Wings. They can be frequently seen at local Farmer’s Markets as well as playing barn dances and nearby contra dances. They'll be performing from 6-9pm at Aviator Brew Hub. Grab your lawn chair and come a little early, grab a beer to go and catch the Stewartstown Parade from our side lawn. Just remember, the borough will be shutting down Main Street around 4pm for the parade at 4:30pm!
Dan Black w/ Contra Rebels - Masks Optional Wednesday, July 19, 8:00 - 10:30 pm 8-10:30 pm Contra Dance (7:30 pm Intro to Basics Workshop) LOCATION: Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540
The winery is usually open from 12-6pm. Bring your own food, and be seated under one of their spacious tents/canopies, or grab a seat on the lawn at one of the many table, overlooking the vineyard and the bucolic scenery beyond. Music starts at 3 and goes till 6pm.
Time: 8:00 - 10:30 PM Dance Intro: 7:30 PM
When: Saturday, June 3. Doors at 7:30pm. Dance from 8:00-11:00pm. Who: Live Old-Time Music and Dance Calling from Kim Forry. All dances will be taught. Beginners are welcome! Cost: $15/$10 student - Buy tickets at the door
Bob Isaacs leads an open mic for callers, to the music of Contra Rebels: Aaron Blouin, Todd Clewell, Henry Koretzky, Barb Schmid The dance roles called for this evening will be Larks and Robins. Come at 7:30 for our Basics in Contra Dance Workshop, or 8 pm for the first dance. Social dancing, no partner or experience required, break for refreshments around 9:15 pm.