January 7: Rebecca Lay calling (Brattleboro, VT)
with Fireside
Mia Friedman -fiddle (Newton, MA)
Bennett Konesni – fiddle & guitar (Shelter Island, NY)
Jeff Lewis – mandolin, banjo & guitar (Islesboro & Belmont, ME)
with special guest Edith Gawler – banjo & fiddle (Belgrade, ME)
February 4:
Celebrate DEFFA!
The Montville Project with Maine callers Richard Green (Wayne), Kim Roberts (Industry), Maggie Robinson (Falmouth), Nancy Rosalie (Unity) & Marie Wendt (Pownal)

George Fowler – fiddle (Brooklin, ME)
Art Bryan – banjo, mandolin (Hancock, NH)
Fred White – guitar, percussion (Augusta, ME)
Surya Mitchell – piano (South Portland, ME)

All of tonight’s callers and the fiddler serve on the board of DownEast Friends of the Folk Arts (DEFFA), our statewide folk dance & music organization. Besides publishing a monthly newsletter and maintaining an informative website, they produce the annual DownEast Country Dance Festival. We are delighted to celebrate this excellent group of folks and their co-conspirators, who give so much to those of us in Maine who love dancing.

March 4: Chrissy Fowler calling (from Belfast, ME)
with Ellen Gawler – fiddle (Belgrade, ME)
Elsie Gawler – cello (Monroe, ME)
Bennett Konesni – guitar (Shelter Island, NY)

April 1: Chrissy Fowler calling (from Belfast, ME)
with Perpetual e-Motion
Ed Howe – fiddle (from Whitefield, ME)
John Cote – guitar, didgeridoo, foot percussion (from Lewiston, ME)

May 6: Chrissy Fowler calling (from Belfast, ME)
with Nor’easter (from Boston, MA)
Cedar Stanistreet – fiddle
Max Newman – mandolin
Julie Vallimont – piano

June 3: Sue Rosen calling (from Newton, MA)
with Rodney Miller – fiddle (from Antrim, NH)
Glen Loper – mandolin, banjo, percussion (from Portland, ME)
Bruce Rosen – piano, guitar (from Newton, MA)

July 1: Chrissy Fowler calling (from Belfast, ME)
with Anadama
Amelia Mason – fiddle (from Cambridge, MA)
Emily Troll – accordion (from Middletown, CT)
Bethany Waickman – guitar (from Brookline, MA)

August 5: Diane Silver calling (from Asheville, NC)
with Rock the Boat (from Maine)
Jim Tolles – fiddle
Sandy Davis – flutes, whistle, saxophone
Muriel Hendrix – piano
Pete Stevens – percussion

September 2: Chrissy Fowler calling (from Belfast, ME)
with Crowfoot
Jaige Trudel – fiddle (from USA)
Nicholas Williams – flute, accordion (from Canada)
Adam Broome – guitar, cittern (from England)

October 7: Nils Fredland calling (from Keene, NH) ()
with Elixir
Ethan Hazzard-Watkins – fiddle (from Brattleboro, VT)
Anna Patton – clarinet (from Brattleboro, VT)
Jesse Hazzard-Watkins – trumpet (Vienna, VA) (www.jessehw.com)
Owen Morrison – guitar & feet (Cambridge, MA)
Nils Fredland – trombone (from Keene, NH)

November 4: Chrissy Fowler calling (from Belfast, ME)
with Notorious Trio
Eden MacAdam-Somer – fiddle (from Lincoln, MA)
Sam Bartlett – mandolin, banjo (from Bloomington, IN)
Larry Unger – banjo, guitar (from Lincoln, MA)

December 2: Dance’s 6th birthday party!
Nancy Turner calling (from Waitsfield, VT)
with Marshall Law (from Portland, ME)
Elly Marshall – fiddle
Glen Loper – mandolin, banjo, percussion
Owen Marshall – guitar, harmonium