Thursday Scouthouse Contras
Spring 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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April 2015
23Pre-Festival Caller Showcase and Nor'easter (Cedar Stanistreet, Max Newman and Julie Vallimont)
Distant dancers and callers converge on the Scout House in preparation for this weekend's New England Folk Festival!
30Adina Gordon and Pete's Posse (Pete Sutherland, Tristan Henderson and Oliver Scanlon)

May
7Dan Pearl and Heyday (Amy Larkin, Jonathan Larkin, Shirley White and George White)
14Sue Rosen and Ruby's Garden (Mark Roberts, Andrea Cooper and Julie Metcalf)
21Linda Leslie with Audrey Knuth, Dave Cory and Michael Sokolovsky
28Swallowtail

June
4Lisa Greenleaf and The Figments (Anna Patton, Owen Morrison and Ethan Hazzard-Watkins)
11Steve Zakon-Anderson and The Gaslight Tinkers (Peter Siegel, Garrett Sawyer, Zoe Darrow and Dave Noonan)
It's "Contra Prom" Night: a dancer-organized opportunity to dress up (if you wish!), dance, and have enormous fun!
18Will Mentor and Nova (Kathleen Fownes, Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin and Everest Whitman)
25Dave Eisenstadter and Anadama (Emily Troll, Amelia Mason and Bethany Waickman)

July
2Angela DeCarlis and The T-Radicals (David Cantieni, Randy Miller, Roger Kahle and Julie Vallimont)
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 with To Be Announced
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 and Friends
27Steve Zakon-Anderson and Tempest (Tim Ball, Chuck Abell and Eric Metzger)
Tempest is visiting from Ithaca (the one in New York)

September
3Nils Fredland 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
2225th Anniversary (Multi-caller) with Moving Violations
Help us celebrate the big two-five with free admission and special refreshments!


New England Folk Festival Association.