OFB Thursday Dance

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
18
Thu
Ceili Dance (not a contra dance) with Swannanoa Gathering staff musicians and Siobhan Butler calling
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Ceili Dance (not a contra dance) with Swannanoa Gathering staff musicians and Siobhan Butler calling

Swannanoa Gathering Celtic Week

Jul
25
Thu
Mountain Square Dance (not a contra dance) with Swannanoa Gathering staff musicians and Phil Jamison calling
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mountain Square Dance (not a contra dance) with Swannanoa Gathering staff musicians and Phil Jamison calling

Swannanoa Gathering Old Time Week

Aug
1
Thu
Open Band led by Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker with Barbara Groh calling
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
8
Thu
Playing with Fyre with Charlotte Crittenden calling
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Playing with Fyre with Charlotte Crittenden calling

George Paul (piano)
Rob Zisette (fiddle)
David DiGiuseppe (accordion)
Steve Kimble (percussion)

Aug
15
Thu
Boys of Buncombe with Laurie Fisher calling
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Boys of Buncombe with Laurie Fisher calling

Steve Trisman (fiddle)
Steve Burnside (guitar)

Aug
22
Thu
Splash Dance All Stars led by Laura Light with Greg Frock calling
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
29
Thu
Hot Sonata with Open Calling led by AnneMarie Walter
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hot Sonata with Open Calling led by AnneMarie Walter

Laura Lengnick (fiddle)
Karen Gaughan (keyboard)
Art Shuster (mandolin)
Bruce Black (percussion)

Sep
5
Thu
Supertrad with Susan Kevra calling
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Supertrad with Susan Kevra calling

Sam Bartlett (banjo, mandolin)
Dave Langford (guitar and fiddle)
Eric Schedler (keyboard, accordion)

Sep
12
Thu
Melodious Frogs with Terry Doyle calling
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Melodious Frogs with Terry Doyle calling

Holley Ross (fiddle)
Laura Lengnick (fiddle)
Linda Hunt (keyboard)
Jeff Hersk (bass)

Sep
19
Thu
Deep Valley Drifters with Diane Silver calling
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Deep Valley Drifters with Diane Silver calling

Ted Ehrhard (fiddle, accordion)
Laura Light (fiddle)
Maria Fairchild (keyboard, banjo)

Sep
26
Thu
Speaking in Tunes with Tavi Merrill calling
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Speaking in Tunes with Tavi Merrill calling

David White (fiddle)
David Heath (guitar)
Rich Pettus (banjo)
Martha Nelson (bass)

Oct
3
Thu
Open Band led by Laura Lengnick and Karen Gaughan
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oct
10
Thu
Potent Brew with Bob Isaacs calling
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Potent Brew with Bob Isaacs calling

Ben Schreiber (fiddle)
George Paul (piano)
Steve Kimble (percussion)

Oct
17
Thu
Toss the Possum
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Toss the Possum

Rob Zisette (fiddle)
Noah VanNorstrand (fiddle)
Laura Zizette (keyboard)

Oct
24
Thu
Crooked Pine Band
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Crooked Pine Band

Marion Boatwright (fiddle)
Frank McConnell (guitar)
Troy Harrison (banjo)
Craig Bannerman (bass)

Oct
31
Thu
Asheville Community Band – Front Porchestra with Open Calling
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Asheville Community Band - Front Porchestra with Open Calling

Come Dance to Asheville’s Community Band – Front Porchestra with Open Calling. Front Porchestra is led by Laura Light and rehearses on Wednesday evenings. They welcome all musicians to join them any time.

Nov
7
Thu
Old Reliables with Beth Molaro calling
Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Old Reliables with Beth Molaro calling

Emily Schaad (fiddle)
Jenny Monfore (fiddle)
Larry Unger (guitar, banjo)

Nov
14
Thu
Spinning Wheel
Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Spinning Wheel

Nic Coker (fiddle)
Karen Gaughan (keyboard)
Art Shuster (mandolin)

Nov
21
Thu
Whistlin Rufus with Doug Singleton calling
Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Whistlin Rufus with Doug Singleton calling

Ann Whitley Singleton (fiddle)
Doug Olsen (mandolin)
Cindy Olsen (bass)
Peter Jenkins (guitar)

Nov
28
Thu
Thanksgiving Open Band led by Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker
Nov 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm