Contra Rebels & Strings on Wings

Music to Dance to .... Music to Listen to....

Acoustic old-time Appalachian music and song


Previous events


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


Aviator Brew Hub - Strings on Wings

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Aviator Brew Hub, 18 South Main St., Stewartstown, PA

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!


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.