Thursday Night Contra Dance 2018 Calendar

2017 calendar

(No regional rail to Carpenter Station)

Date Caller Band Sound Manager/Backup Notes
Jan. 4 Rick Mohr (solo) Polaris - Rose Jackson (Fiddle), Marta Bartholomew (Fiddle), Sam Zakon-Anderson (Piano), Jesse Ball (Guitar, Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion & Feet) Bob
Mark H/Adlai
Cancelled - snow
Jan. 11 Ridge Kennedy
SPUDS Brian & Jocelyn
Vince/Jess

Jan. 17 (Wednesday) Board meeting at Mark T.'s house
Jan. 18 Dave Rupp
BREW Full Lager - Miranda Weinberg (fiddle), Bill Quern (mando, banjo, melodeon), Steve Epstein (clarinet, sax), Adlai Waksman (accordion), Jo Anne Rocke (keyboard) Brian
Maggie/Phil

Saturday
Jan. 20
Bob Isaacs Pieces of Eight

Double Dance at Summit Church
Jan. 25 Sam Rotenberg
Carol, Jansen, Judi, Wes - Carol Wadlinger (flute, concertina), Jansen Wendell (violin, mandolin), Judi Stellar (hammered dulcimer, banjo), Wes Steenson (guitar) Anne
Jess/Karey

February
Feb. 1 Mark Hillegonds (solo)
Contra Rebels - Todd Clewell (fiddle), Barb Schmid (fiddle), Henry Koretzky (guitar) Jim
Adlai/Vince
Feb. 8 Sue Gola
Caravan - Kirsten Erwin (whistles, flute), Thane Glenn (mandolin), Ben Kennedy (piano), Adam Oleksa (fiddle) Ridge
Dave/Phil
Eagles theme
(No train service to Irish Ctr.)
Feb. 15 Jim Kitch ACED - Adlai Waksman (keys), Carol Carpenter (flute, piccolo), Enid Diamante (fiddle), Doug Healy (guitar, percussion, mandolin) - Adam Oleksa substituting for Enid Jan
Mark T/Wendi

Saturday
Feb. 17
Rick Mohr Quarters on the Machine - Bronwyn Bird (nyckelharpa), Justin Nawn (guitar), Daniella Frischetti (fiddle), Tim Ryan (upright bass)

Summit Church
Feb. 21 (Wednesday) Board meeting at Jonathan's house
Feb. 22 Dave Rupp
Peter, Paul, Ed Garry - Peter Szego (guitar, fiddle), Paul Prestopino (mandolin, banjo, guitar), Ed Jankiewicz (upright bass), Garry Moore (Fiddle) Jocelyn
Karey/Maggie

March
Mar. 1 Jan Alter
SPUDS
Maggie/Jess

Mar. 8 Bob Isaacs
Hot Wasabi - Adlai Waksman (piano), Chris Carpenter (banjo, mandolin, clarinet, sax, & pennywhistle), Roberta Goren (flute), & Dave Miller (fiddle)
Karey/Vince

Mar. 15 Ridge Kennedy
Live Wire - Sarah Gowan (guitar, concertina), Ben Kennedy (piano), Tom Krumm (fiddle, mandolin), Bill Quern (mandolin, banjo, melodeon)
Donna/Jess

Saturday
Mar. 17
10th Medley Mar-O'Thon - 6 Great Callers * 4 Great Bands * Non-stop Dancing

Summit Church
Mar. 21 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Mar. 22 Jim Kitch
Raise the Roof - Mat Clark (fiddle), Bob Pasquarello (bass), Judi Stellar (hammered dulcimer), Kathy Talvitie (guitar)
Sam/Dave

Mar. 29 Alexandra Deis-Lauby ContraPositive - Matthew Christian (fiddle, mandolin, flute, Irish whistle and Highland pipes), Matt Diaz (guitar, bouzouki and flute), Joe Depaolo (drums)
Phil/Mark T

April
Apr. 5 Chuck Abell Brooklyn Swing Ensemble - Bill Peek (Piano), Marco Brehm (Bass), Danny Elias (clarinet), Laura Light (Fiddle)


Apr. 12 Scott Higgs
SPUDS


Apr. 18 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Apr. 19 Dave Eisenstadter Adam, Rick, & Chloe - Rick Mohr (fiddle), Adam Oleksa (fiddle), Chloe Mohr (piano)


Apr. 26
Finger Pyx - Enid Diamante (fiddle), Jo Anne Rocke (piano), Jansen Wendell (fiddle and mandolins); Wes Steenson (banjo and guitar)


May
May 3 Ron Blechner InTentCity - Betsy Richards (fiddle), Graham Richards (guitar), Seth Richards (bass, piano), David Richards (percussion)


May 10




May 16 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
May 17 Donna Hunt (solo) STEAM - Alice Boyle, fiddle; Dave Firestine, mando; Claire Jamieson Zucker, bodhran and feet; Robert Rosenberg, guitar


May 24
SPUDS


May 31
Bethany and Friends - Glen Loper (mandolin), Dave Langford (fiddle), Bethany Waickman (guitar)


June
June 7 Scott Higgs (solo)
Sgt. Pepper's Only Contra Band



June 14




June 20 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
June 21
Nova


June 28




July
July 5
SPUDS


July 12




July 18 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
July 19




July 26









August
Aug. 2




Aug. 9




Aug. 16
Donna Hebert



Aug. 15 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Aug. 23
SPUDS


Aug. 30 Dugan Murphy Audrey & Clayton - Audrey Budington (fiddle), Clayton Clemetson (piano)


September
Sep. 6




Sep. 13




Sep. 19 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Sep. 20




Sep. 27 George Marshall Wild Asparagus - Ann Percival on piano, guitar, and vocals, David Cantieni on flutes, whistles, oboe, saxophone, and bombard, Becky Tracy on fiddle, George Marshall on concertina and rhythm.


October
Oct. 4
SPUDS


Oct. 11




Oct. 17 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Oct. 18




Oct. 25




November
Nov. 1




Nov. 8




Nov. 15
SPUDS


Nov. 21 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Nov. 22 NO DANCE - THANKSGIVING
Nov. 29




December
Dec. 6




Dec. 13




Dec. 19 (Wednesday) Board meeting (loc. TBA)
Dec. 20




Dec. 27