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☼ ☼ ☼ Peterborough First Saturday Contra Dance
February 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$7 – $10
The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on February 6th, featuring Dave Eisenstadter with the Free Raisins.
Dave Eisenstadter learned to call contra dances at the Nelson, NH, contra dance and now performs around New England. He is also a journalist who began his career writing for the Peterborough NH Ledger-Transcript and the Keene Sentinel.
An energetic dance band from Boston, the Free Raisins fuse New England roots with a modern groove. They are:
Audrey Knuth — Fiddle
Jeff Kaufman — Mandolin, Trumpet
Amy Englesberg — Piano, Accordion
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.