Thursday Scouthouse Contras
Summer 2015


Location: The Concord Scout House, 74 Walden St., Concord, MA
7:30pm-10:30pm -- $8 ($5 for people 22 and under)
Please bring soft-soled shoes! Info: (617) 299-1590 (leave a message; we'll call back)
This dance is sponsored by NEFFA
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We will cancel the dance if we feel that weather conditions would make for unsafe travel.
No animals (other than service animals) are allowed in the building.

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July 2015
9NEFFA Contra (multi-caller) and STEAM! (David Firestine, Alice Boyle, Robert Rosenberg and Claire Zucker)
Welcome to STEAM! from Tucson, Arizona ("The Dry-Heat State")
16Linda Leslie and Atlantic Crossing (Viveka Fox, Peter Macfarlane, Tristan Henderson and Rick Klein)
23Ron T Blechner and Notorious (Eden MacAdam-Somer and Larry Unger) and Taki Masuko
30Lisa Greenleaf and Cardinal Direction (Cedar Stanistreet, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens and Jonathan Cannon)

August
6Jack Mitchell and Party of Three (Lilly Pearlman, Neil Pearlman and Joe DePaolo)
Howdy! to Jack, from North Carolina!
13Dan Pearl and Free Association (Amy Larkin, Carol Bittenson and Debby Knight)
20Sue Rosen with Julie Metcalf, Bethany Waickman, Joel Wennerstrom and Taki Masuko
27Steve Zakon-Anderson and Tempest (Tim Ball, Chuck Abell, Harry Aceto and Lee Blackwell)
Tempest is visiting from Ithaca (the one in New York)

September
3Dave Eisenstadter and Russet Trio (Aldo Lavaggi, Peter Madsen and Dave Davies)
10Bill Olson and T-Acadie (Pam Weeks, Jim Joseph, Bill Olson and Alan Bradbury)
17Don Veino and Coracree (Jane Rothfield, Bill Quern, Sarah Gowan and Allan Carr)
24Will Mentor and JEMS (Edward Howe, Jamie Oshima, Stuart Kenney and Matt Kenney)

October
1Tony Parkes with Donna Hébert, Max Cohen and Julie Vallimont
8George Marshall and The Clayfoot Strutters (Pete Sutherland, Jeremiah McLane, Lee Blackwell, Mark Roberts, Peter Davis, Harry Aceto and Oliver Scanlon)
It's the *full* Strutters band: a rare and exciting treat!
15Rachel Wallace and Agnostic Fiddle Insurgency (Edward Wallace, Julie Metcalf, Cedar Stanistreet and Max Newman)
22Thursday Night Contra Anniversary Dance (multi caller) with The Moving Violations (Van Kaynor, Ron Grosslein and Eric Eid-Reiner)
Help us celebrate the big two-five with free admission and special refreshments!
29Steve Zakon-Anderson and Maivish (Jaige Trudel, Adam Broome and Matthew Olwell)

November
5Sue Rosen and Riptide (Glen Loper, Alden Robinson and Owen Marshall)
12Dereck Kalish and The Gaslight Tinkers (Peter Siegel, Audrey Knuth, Garrett Sawyer and Dave Noonan)
19Lisa Greenleaf and Les Z Boys (Dave Langford, Peter Siegel and Peter Barnes)

December
3Linda Leslie and Night Watch (Naomi Morse, Owen Morrison and Jeremiah McLane)
10Dan Pearl and The Dead Sea Squirrels (Cathy Mason, Craig Edwards and Henry Yoshimura)
17Nils Fredland and Nor'easter (Cedar Stanistreet, Max Newman and Julie Vallimont)
Our last dance before our holiday break! Next dance Jan 7, 2016!
24No Dance at the Scout House tonight. Happy Holidays!
31No Dance at the Scout House tonight. Happy New Year!


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