Join us for an evening of contra dancing at American Legion Post #43, 143 Church Street in Belfast! The fun begins at 6:30 pm with a Community Dance called by Chrissy Fowler and with music by the All-Comers Band. All musicians are welcome to sit in. Fun and simple dances will be taught, giving beginners the opportunity to learn new skills and offering experienced dancers a chance to brush up on their steps. The Contra Dance begins at 8:00 pm.
This month’s caller is Belfast’s own Chrissy Fowler. A founder and leading light of the Belfast Flying Shoes dance series, Chrissy spreads the joy of contra dancing also at schools, community gatherings, and private events. With wit and good cheer, Chrissy keeps things spicy enough for veteran dancers while making novices feel equally welcome. Sharing the Flying Shoes stage with Chrissy will be …
Atlantic Crossing have for over two decades been a favorite band in Vermont. Their music, the traditional music of New England, is deeply rooted in the Celtic British Isles and in French & Maritime Canada, and their arrangements reveal a profound love of these traditions, together with a high level of creativity and emotional expression, all delivered with a healthy dose of fun.
Peter Macfarlane—fiddle, low whistle, mandolin & feet
Sound by Eric Johnson
Admission to the Community Dance is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Admission to the Contra Dance is $10 for adults, $8 for ages 13 to 20 and adult All-Comers, and $5 for children. Bring along a window fan and get $1 off. For more information: call 338-0979, email us at [email protected], or visit www.belfastflyingshoes.org. Find us on Facebook too!