Our October 2015 Second Friday Contradance at Live Oak Grange will feature the music of Professor Spicer’s Dance Tonic—that’s Laurie Rivin (fiddle), Peter Spicer (piano), and Chris Jong (mando, fiddle, banjo). Calling the dances will be none other than Mavis McGaugh!
About Our Contradances
Everyone is welcome! Partners and dancing experience are not necessary. Each of the dozen or so dance forms during the evening are taught and prompted (except for the waltz and hambo).
Beginner’s Workshop: dancers are encouraged to attend the beginner’s lesson at 6:40. Regular dancing begins at 7:00 (dances can get more complex as the night goes on).
Admission: Suggested admission donation is $12 regular, $11 for members, $8 for full-time students w/student ID card.
Wear: Comfortable, non-marking shoes to protect your feet and our floors – a separate pair of dance shoes works best. You’ll be more comfortable in loose-fitting light-weight clothing.
Please note that many dancers are very sensitive to fragrances and body odor and that our dances are fragrance-free events (read more).