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☼ ☼ ☼ Contra Dance | Peterborough

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$10
Cloud 10: Cedar Stanistreet fiddle Donal Sheets guitar, cello Arthur Davis piano, banjo, trumpet Ness Smith-Savedoff drums

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on September 7 featuring Dereck Kalish calling with the band Cloud Ten.

Caller Dereck Kalish specializes in teaching dances that are fun for all, whether brand-new to dancing or a long-time contra dancer.

The band Cloud Ten is Cedar Stanistreet, fiddle; Donal Sheets, guitar and cello; Arthur Davis, piano, banjo, trumpet; and Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums. Cedar Stanistreet is well versed in both traditional fiddle and classical violin. He studied violin performance at the Crane School of Music, and violin-making at the North Bennet Street School. Donal Sheets played jazz bass and classical cello from a very young age and has spent many years playing American and Irish folk music on cello and a variety of other instruments.

The dancing begins at 8:00 PM. The dance also hosts a free jam session for beginning and intermediate musicians at 6:30 PM and a workshop for new dancers at 7:30 PM.

Admission is $10 or $7 for students and seniors.

The dance takes place in the historic Town House in Peterborough, NH at 1 Grove Street. For more information call 603.762.0235 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of traditional music since 1982.

Details

Date:
September 7
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Organizer

Monadnock Folklore Society
Phone:
603-762-0235
Website:
http://monadnockfolk.org

Venue

Peterborough Town House
1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Phone:
603-762-0235