Thursday Night Contra Dance 2011 Calendar

Date Caller Band Sound.............. Manager/
Backup
Special
Notes
Jan 6 Donna Hunt

Instant Ensemble
Roberta Goren,flute Dave Miller, fiddle David Zinkin, piano

Scott Vince  
Jan 13 Ridge Kennedy
SPUDS
Bill and Chloe Deane/Reuven  
Jan 20 Jeff Petrovitch
Perpetual e-Motion
North Yarmouth, ME
Edward Howe - fiddle, mandolin, percussion

John Côte - mandolin, guitar, foot percussion, didgeridoo
Not Needed Bob  
Jan 27  Jim Kitch
Game 7
Carol Wadlinger: flute, concertina Jansen Wendell: violin, mandolin Wes Steenson: guitar
Lisa Sam/Doug  
Feb 3 Dave Rupp
Clark, Gehman, and Wiesler
Mat Clark, fiddle Paul Gehman, bass Dave Wiesler, piano and guitar
Scott Reuven/Carol  
Feb 10
(Valentine's?)

Donna Hunt

Mind The Gap
Jane D Roberts - cello Adlai Waksman - piano Adam Oleksa - fiddle Kirsten Erwin - flutes/whistles
Jim Deane/Vince  
Feb 17 Sam Rotenberg

Bow Rockers
Rusty Neithammer - Fiddle Nancy neithammer - Fiddle Paul Sidlick - Banjo margaret Sidlick - Banjo Uke Peter Szego - Guitar Tom Schaffer - Bass

Jan Sarah/Reuven  
Feb 24 Scott SPUDS Ted & Ridge Donna/Jan  
Mar 3 Ridge

SmokeConnor Dugan (fiddle), Christopher Jacoby (guitar, mandolin, accordion), Ross Harriss (saxophone, guitar), Doug Healy (guitar, bass, djembe)

Scott Sam/Carol  
Mar 10 Donna

Itsy Bitsy Spiders
Bill Nixon (fiddle), Steve Epstein (clarinet), Adlai Waksman (piano)

Jim Reuven/Sarah  

Mar 17
St Patrick's Day

Jim

Root Mean Square
Jo Anne Rocke (piano), Paul Morrisett (violin), Wes Steenson (mandolin, banjo)

Ted Donna/Dave Rupp  
Mar 24 Bob Issacs (solo) Avant Gardeners
Laura Light, George Paul and David DiGiuseppe
Bob Deane/Sam  
Mar 31 Rebecca Lay Riptide
Glen Loper, Emily Troll, Owen Marshall
Jim Reuven/Jess  
April 7
Ron Buchanan Rhythm Method String Band
Jim Sarah/Bill Q  
April 14
Jan Alter SPUDS Ted & Ridge Vince/Deane  
April 21
Sam Rotenberg Kirsten Erwin -- wind Craig Newberger - hammered dulcimer Bob Pasquarello- piano Enid Diamante - fiddle Jan Donna/Dave R  
April 28
Ridge Kennedy Christopher Jacoby (guitar, mandolin) Chloe Maher (piano) Bill Quern (mandolin, banjo, harmonica) Sarah Thomas (fiddle) Lisa Deane/Carol  
May 5 Michael Barraclough

Dancewiz
Bill Quern - mando, banjo, fiddle, boxes, harmonica; Adlai Waksman - accordion; Steve Epstein - clarinet and sax; JoAnne Rocke - keyboard

Jim Sarah/Vince  
May 12 Diane Silver
Raise the Roof
Mat Clark - fiddle; Judi Stellar - hammered dulcimer; Kathy Talvitie - guitar
Bob Carol/Bob  
May 19 George Marshall &
Tim Van Egmond

Swallowtail
George Marshall, Ron Grosslein,
Tim Van Egmond, Timm Triplett,
David Cantieni
No Staff Sam/Dave  
May 26 Jim Kitch
Game 7
Carol Wadlinger - flute Jansen Wendell - violin, mandolin, octave mandolin Wes Steenson - guitar
Ted Deane/Reuven  
June 2 Melissa Taggert SPUDS Chloe & Ted Vince/Jan  
June 9 Rick Mohr Last Exit
Laurie Tupper,Flutes; Ross Harris, Guitar, Saxophone; Doug Healy, Guitar, Bass, Djembe; Christopher Jacoby, Guitar, Mandolin, Accordion
Lisa Bob/Dave  
June 16 Dave Rupp Jane's Gang
Jane Rothfield - Fiddle; Paul Sidlick - mandolin, tenor guitar; Todd Clewell- guitar
Jim Carol/Donna  
June 23 Donna Hunt
(solo)
Atlantic Crossing Scott Vince/Sarah  
June 30 Ridge Kennedy Jovial Beggars
Craig Newberger, hammered dulcimer Helene Zisook Speer, fiddle Jo Anne Rocke, piano Peggy Leiby, recorders & feet Rachel Hall, concertina
Jan Deane/Sam  
July 7 Jan Alter

Grand Soiree
Joe Dezarn - Fiddle; Kathy Talvitie - Piano; Bob Pasquarello - mandolin & guitar; Bob Stein - Accordian
Ted Sarah/Bill  
July 14 Kiran Wagel

SPUDS
Lisa (possibly Ridge) Carol/Dave  
July 21 Scott Higgs
Hot Wasabi
Dave Miller, fiddle; Roberta Goren, flute; Chris Carpenter, banjo, clarinet, etc; Adlai Waksman, piano
Jim Deane/Vince  
July 28 Jack Mitchell
Elftones
Roger Gold, Guitar and Marah Shea, fiddle

Bob P Sam/Sarah  
August 4 Dave Rupp
Mr Darcy
Kirsten Erwin - flute, whistle Adam Oleksa - violin Josh Burdick - violin Wes Steenson - guitar
Jim Donna/Christine  
August 11 Bob Issacs
Rhumpusgang
Jane Rothfield - Fiddle; Sarah Gowen - Guitar; Allan Carr - Bass; Bill Quern - mandolin
Lisa Deane/Doug  
August 18 Sam Rotenberg
Run of the Mill Stringband
Palmer Loux - fiddle; Greg Loux - Guitar; Paul Sidlick - banjo, mandolin; Tom Schaffer - bass
Ridge Vince/Donna  
August 25 Perry Shafran
Gypsy Meltdown
Kathy Kerr, fiddle and mandolin, Colleen Reed, flute, saxophone and percussion, and Keith Gillis, guitar
Jan Bob/Sam  
Sept 1 Ridge

SPUDS

Bill/Tanya    
Sept 8
Dance Cancelled -
Flooding
Dave

Shrader & Germain:
Erin Shrader-fiddle and guitar Chris Germain banjo, fiddle and guitar Brook Benson-Bass

Bob    
Sept 15 Dave Rupp

Herd of Cats:
Enid Diamante - fiddle; Kirsten Erwin - flute & whistle; Craig Newberger - hammer dulcimer; Adlai Waksman - piano

Lisa    
Sept 22 George Marshall

Wild Asparagus
from Western MA.  Ann Percival on piano, guitar, and vocals, David Cantieni - flutes, tin-whistle, oboe, saxophone and bombard. Becky Tracy fiddle, George Marshall- concertina, bodhran and bones.

None    
Sept 29 Sam

Local Strawberries:
Jo Anne Rocke -- piano Steve Epstein -- clarinet and sax Adam Oleksa -- fiddle carol Carpenter -- flute, piccolo

Jan    
Oct 6 Donna
Forge Mountain Ramblers:
Mark Schwartz, Piano Sue Shumaker, Fiddle Rich Gilligan, Bass, Mandolin Calvin Cizek, Banjo

Jim
   
Oct 13 Bev Bernbaum
JaneBob:
Jane Rothfield - fiddle, Alan Carr - guitar & double bass, Bob Pasquerello - piano & mandolin

Ted
   
Oct 20 Shane Knudsen
Double Apex
Brendan Carey-Block: Fiddle, Sequencing, Samples; Julie Vallimont: Piano, Synths, Sequencing, Samples

Scott
   
Oct 27 Ridge

SPUDS
Ted/Bill
   
Nov 3 Melissa
Cantabile
Clare Maher, 'cello Bill Nix on, fiddle Kirsten Erwin, flute, whistles Adlai Waksman, piano
Scott Sarah/Bill  
Nov 10 Bill Olson
T-Acadie
Pam Weeks, Fiddle; Jim Joseph, banjo and button accordion; and Bill Olson, guitar
Lisa Donna/Carol  
Nov 17 Bob
FingerPyx
Enid DiaMante, fiddle Jansen Wendell, fiddle, mandolin, octave mandolin Jo Anne Rocke, piano Wes Steenson, guitar, banjo
Jan Christine/Vince  
Nov. 24
No Dance this Thursday
Dec 1 Scott

Maia Bang
Mary Kay Mann - whistle, flute Dave Miller - fiddle David Zinkin - piano


Ridge    
Dec 8 Jan


SPUDS

Lisa & Ted    
Dec 15 Jim

Clark, Gehman, & Wiesler
Mat Clark - fiddle Paul Gehman - bass Dave Wiesler - piano, guitar


Bob P    
Dec 22 Dave

Run of the Mill String Band
Palmer Loux - fiddle Greg Loux - Guitar Tom Schaffer - bass Paul Sidlick - Banjo, mandolin


Jim    
Dec 30
(Friday)
Rick Mohr


Cosmic Otters
Eric Schedler - Accordion: Jonathan Whitall - Fiddle: Meg Dedolph - Guitar; Edward Wallace - Fiddle