Calling with Hen of the Woods (Ben Hemmendinger from Ohio, Lauren McDonald from Upstate New York, and Ness Smith-Savedoff from Portland). Two student callers, Lily Allen and Catherine Begin, will also be calling one dance each - their first time on stage! FMI: Portland Intown Contra Dance
Calling at the Capital City Grange in Berlin (near Montpelier), Vermont with music by Cloud Ten (Cedar Stanistreet on fiddle; Donal Sheets on cello, guitar, mandolin; Arthur Davis on piano, accordion, banjo; and Ness Smith-Savedoff on percussion).
Calling contras at the New Years Eve dance in Topsham, Maine with music by two bands. Band 1 is Sandy Chaffin, Willy McElroy, Craig Hensley, Jeff Raymond, and Tony Simmons on fiddle, banjo, banjolin, mandolin, guitar, and bass. Band 2 is the Stimson/Goltz family: Tamora, Abraham, Nathaniel, and David on fiddle, flute, feet, piano, guitar, and bass. Maggie Robinson and Dela Murphy will also be calling. A waltz at the top of every hour and a multi-caller medley too. FMI: https://deffa.org/event/topsham-new-years-contra-dance/
Calling with music by Riff Raff (Jesse Ball, Everest Witman, Matt Kenney, Julie Metcalf) 2-4:30PM at the annual Fall Frolic fundraiser for the Friends of the Greenfield Dance.
Two other bands: Party of Three (Joe DePaolo, Lilly Pearlman, Neil Pearlman) and Cloud Ten (Donal Sheets, Cedar Stanistreet, Ness Smith-Savedoff). Two other callers: Alex Deis-Lauby and Donna Hunt.
Dugan calling advanced contra dances for experienced contra dancers. This evening's music by Jamie and Clara. Part of the four-month (April, May, June, July 2017) 3rd Friday mini-series organized by Dugan Murphy and Dela Taylor at the State Street Church.