Dance Schedule for February 2005

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Dances start promptly at 8:30pm and end at 11:30pm. Admission is $8. A contra dance lesson for beginners is given every Friday starting at 7:30pm and is included in the price of admission.

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February 4 - A cavalcade of callers (national and local) call to Glen Echo favorite Cabaret Sauvignon (Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Karen Ashbrook (hammered dulcimer, flute), Paul Oorts (mandolin, accordion), Dave Weisler (piano, guitar). Their music has been described as "intricate ensemble musicianship and improvisational joy”—and they’re also a rockin’ dance band!

February 11 - Denise Lair calls to the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band

February 18 - Nils Fredland calls to Lift Ticket (Rex Blazer (fiddle), Brian Perkins (assorted strings, feet), Seth Houston (piano, guitar))--one of the hottest new voices on the dance scene. They fuse an extraordinary repertoire of fiddle tunes, rendered with flair and flame, captivating dancers from coast to coast.

February 25 - Beth Molaro (one of our most requested callers) calls to the Avant Gardeners (Laura Light (fiddle), George Paul (piano, percussion), Dave Weisler (piano, guitar)--a band that can’t be categorized in any other way but very, very fun. They have wowed dancers at the Glen Echo Gala and countless dances across the country.