7/22/14 – The Free Raisins!

On July 22nd we welcome some traveling New England contra talent. Dave Eisenstadter calls to the Free Raisins. In the next year, the Free Raisins are the main talent for several events, including Youth Dance Weekend, Fire Ant Frolic, and Pigtown Fling 2015!

We expect a carload of dancers from Chicago & several from other cities!  Here’s a sample from the band:

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7/15/2014

10372286_10152242974452833_5080955949757746069_nOn July 15th we feature music by Convolution and Louisville caller Bradley Smith!

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Gypsy Moon Ball registration

Registration is open for Gypsy Moon Ball 2014, which will be October 24 – 26. Just print & fill in a 2014 GMB registration, make out a check, and mail them (please, but we also welcome walk in for any or all of the weekend).

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7/8/2014

On July 8th we feature the Hoosier Hill Boys and calling by Bob Duffy. At 7:15 we have a workshop on contra corners. Please come whether you know them or not!

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July 1st

Any and all musicians are invited to join in the “open” band on Tuesday, July 1st. No experience is needed, and we’ll even provide enthusiastic dancers to inspire you.  Please arrive around 7:15 so we can get you set up and oriented. Frank Buschelmann is calling.

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Join us for another Sunday afternoon contra! We have the Coffee Zombies and Lauren Peckman calling. 2 – 5 p.m. at Grove Haus.

The day before, Saturday, June 28,  dancers are invited to Conner Prairie Living Interactive History Park ($15 Admission) to enjoy all the regular sights there plus the 1860′s dances led by the Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance (at 11 and 1:15). That evening, Bloomington has their annual Bean King house party, with music & dancing.

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State Fair contra

2014 IN state fair MapPlease add the Indiana State Fair to your contra calendar!

Bradley Smith calls to Convolution with Vickie!

That’s Dianna Davis, Ben Smith, and Vickie Stohl.

Several things are different from recent years. First, we dance on Saturday, August 2nd! (Yes, we still dance on Tuesday that week.) Second, the Dance Stage has moved to the West end of the fairgrounds.

We’re scheduled for 8 – 10 p.m. Eastern Time.

 

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6/17/2014

The Aristocrats (Johnandrew & friends) play while Bob Duffy calls.

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Ice cream party

Tuesday, June 10th we have Frank Buschelmann calling to Troika, and an ice cream party after the dance. Ken & Carole are hosts & providing the basics. Feel free to bring your favorite toppings and accompaniments.

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Sunday afternoon contra!

imageSunday, June 29, we have an afternoon contra with the Coffee Zombies and Lauren Peckman! Please come! It’s 2-5 p.m. at Grove Haus.

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