Palouse Folklore Society


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February 8th and 22nd -Saturdays: SLOW JAMS (Second and fourth Saturdays) from 1-3 PM 314 East Second St. attic (up the long driveway and up the back stairs.) For any interested folk musicians All experience levels welcome, including raw beginners. We may go over a piece more than once.

 

Bring music or chords if you have them and share a little of what you are working on. There will not be an audience. We just go round in a circle picking a favorite tune, and others try to join in. Perfection not even considered! Come join us.

 

 

 

February 15th: Saturday: COMMUNITY CONTRA DANCE with music by Potatohead and calling by Susan Dankovich, at the 1912 Center (Corner of 3rd St and Van Buren in Moscow). 7:30 PM.

 

Wow, twice in one winter we get to dance to the awesome Irish music of Potatohead. Ain't we lucky. And this time around we get to dance to the calling of Susan Dankovich. It’s been a while since she's been down to call for us, so this is an added treat. We'll do our best to steam up the 1912 center with some lively dancing. With John Watkinson and Lisa O’Leary on whistles and hammered dulcimer, respectively, Paul Smith’s wonderful fiddle playing, and Dave Roon on flute and bouzouki, we’re in for a good time. It'll be the day after Valentine’s Day, so bring a friend along with you. It doesn't even have to be a sweetheart. We’ll see you there!

 

Beginner? No problem- Arrive at 7:30 and there are free lessons.

 

No Partner? No worry. There are lots of dancers - many would like to dance with you. All dances are taught. Singles, families & beginners are always welcome. Children are always FREE

 

Free dance lessons at 7:30, 8-10:30 Dance Admission: $6 for members, $8 for non-members and new dancers get in for $5

 

 

 

Extended Calendar:

 

February 15: Contra Dance with music by Potatohead and calling by Susan Dankovich, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

March 7: House Concert with the a capella group Bigger Boat in the Attic at 314 East 2nd Street, Moscow. 7:30 PM. Admission by donation.

 

March 21: Contra Dance with music by Under the Wire and calling by Seth Richards, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

April 18: Contra Dance with music by Paul Smith and Alex Roberts and calling by Nora Scott, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

May 1: Renaissance Contra Dance with music by Redwood City and calling by somebody cool, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

May 16: Contra Dance with music by Crooked Kilt and calling by somebody cool, at the Blaine Schoolhouse, potluck at 6:30, dancing at 7:30 PM.

 

June 20: Contra Dance with music by a groovy band and calling Nora Scott, at the Blaine Schoolhouse, potluck at 6:30, dancing at 7:30 PM.

 

July 11: House Concert with Kray Van Kirk in the Attic at 314 East 2nd Street, Moscow. 8 PM. Admission by donation.

 

July 18: Contra Dance with music by Paul Smith and Alex Roberts and calling by somebody cool, at the Blaine Schoolhouse, potluck 6:30, dancing at 7:30 PM.

 

August 15: Contra Dance and Pie Extravaganza with music by Arvid Lundin and Deep Roots and calling by Gary Miller, at the Blaine Schoolhouse, potluck 6:30, dancing at 7:30 PM.

 

September 19: Contra Dance with music by Redwood City and calling by Susan Dankovich, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

October 17: Contra Dance with music by the Acrasians and calling by Nora Scott, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

October 30: Halloween Contra Dance with music by the River City Ramblers and calling by somebody cool, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

November 21: Contra Dance with music by a groovy band and calling by somebody cool, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

December 19: Contra Dance with music by a groovy band and calling by somebody cool, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.