Dance Schedule for February 2006

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

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February 3 -- Tom Hinds calls to Glen Echo favorite Mando Mafia (Rick Friend (guitar), Bill Giltinan (mandolin), Vaughan Mairs (upright bass), Pete Marshall (octave mandolin), Robbie Caruthers (fiddle)), whose Wall-of-Mandolin music "practically drags you out of your chair and makes you dance" (Twangin' Magazine).

February 10 -- Denise Lair calls to the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band.

February 17 -- David Rupp calls to Phat Pappy, a new and more powerful version of longtime Glen Echo treasure Hickman, Glickman, and Devine (Steve Hickman (fiddle and harmonica), John Devine (guitar), Marc Glickman (piano and bodhran), David Crandall (saxophone and flute), Jim Bienemann (bass).

February 24 -- Ted Hodapp calls to Critton Hollow String Band, a long standing West Virginia instituition featuring the spirited hammered dulcimer playing of Sam Herrmann interplaying with the fine old-time fiddling of her husband Joe and the solid backup of Joe Fallon (guitar, banjo, bass).