OFB Thursday Dance

Effective March 12, 2020: Our weekly Thursday night OFB contra dances are canceled until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Please share this information widely, take care and we will let you know when the dances will resume

Thursdays
Lesson at 7:30, strongly recommended for beginners.
Main dance from 8:00 to 11:00 PM.
Non-members – $8
OFB members – $7
Warren Wilson Community – $1
If this is your first time, your second dance is free!
Fragrance Free this dance be.


Bryson Gym

Where?

Warren Wilson College
Bryson Gym
701 Warren Wilson Road,
Swannanoa, NC 28778

As you approach the college on Warren Wilson Road, go past the service entrance, past the South entrance, and past the North Entrance. Just after the North Entrance, turn right into the Kittredge Parking lot. Walk up the stairs and through the breezeway, past the Kittredge music center. Bryson gym is the next building in front of you.

Latitude/Longitude  35 36 46 N, 82 26 27 W

Jul
2
Thu
Swannanoa Gathering Fiddle Week
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
9
Thu
Calico with Beth Molaro calling
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Calico with Beth Molaro calling

Eric Boodman (Fiddle, Feet)
Casey Murray (Cello, Guitar)
Jesse Ball (Guitar, Mandolin, Feet, Piano)

Jul
16
Thu
Swannanoa Gathering Celtic Week
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
23
Thu
Swannanoa Gathering Old Time Week
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
30
Thu
Redbud Ramblers with AnneMarie Walter leading Open Calling
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Redbud Ramblers with AnneMarie Walter leading Open Calling

David White (fiddle)
Wes Maluk (banjo)

Aug
6
Thu
Open Band led by Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker with Rebecca Vickers calling
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
13
Thu
Playing with Fyre 3 with Diane Silver calling
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Playing with Fyre 3 with Diane Silver calling

Rob Zisette – fiddle
George Paul – keyboard
Steve Kemble – percussion

Aug
20
Thu
Splash Dance All Stars led by Laura Light with Greg Frock calling
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
27
Thu
Countercurrent
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Countercurrent

From Seattle:

Brian Lindsay – fiddle
Alex Sturbaum – guitar

Sep
3
Thu
Asheville Front Porchestra with Laura Light leading
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sep
10
Thu
Good & Plenty with Dean Hooks Jr. calling
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Good & Plenty with Dean Hooks Jr. calling

Laura Lengnick (fiddle)
Karen Gaughan (keyboard)

Sep
24
Thu
Mountain Revelers
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mountain Revelers

Celeste Carneal – Celtic Harp
Julia Hartman – Fiddle
Susan McCann – Flutes
Robert Reinhold – Mandolin
Heidi Witmer – Banjo & Guitar

Oct
1
Thu
Open Band led by Laura Lengnick and Paul Moore
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oct
8
Thu
Laura Light and Dave Bartley
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oct
15
Thu
Blue Eyed Girl
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Blue Eyed Girl

Annie Fain Barralon (banjo)
Pearl Shirley (fiddle)
Laurel Willoughby (bass)
Anna Hunt (guitar).

Oct
22
Thu
Drive Train
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drive Train

Ed Howe – fiddle
Stuart Kenney – bass
Bennet Konesni – guitar