Porch Stomp is a folk celebration unlike any other. Set on the beautiful greenery of Governors Island, Porch Stomp invites over 60 bands, artists, or performing arts organizations to utilize the historic porches of Nolan Park as a pulpit for performance and education, highlighting artistry ranging from traditional folk to old-time, blues, roots, bluegrass and americana. Now in its fourth year, Porch Stomp offers more unique performance and educational opportunities than ever before with increased performance locations, workshops, food and drink vending, there are a million ways to get involved with Porch Stomp as a performer, student or viewer. This year there's no better way to spend a Saturday in June!
St. Ann's Church supports the arts in Brooklyn as the home of the Brooklyn Folk Festival. This past year St. Ann's suffered severe damage to their roof and now they are asking for our help in preserving the church. THIS IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FUTURE HOME FOR THE NYC BANR DANCE! Help support the church that supports dance and music in NYC! The event runs 7-10 pm, with the square dance itself taking place in the latter part of the evening.
This event is sponsored by the Long Island Traditional Music Association (LITMA).
Contradancing and square dancing share many of the same figures, but the former are configured in long lines, while the latter in, obviously, squares. If you tried one, but never the other come join us.
No experience necessary! No partner necessary!
The HUNTINGTONES are our band for the event.
Lesson 6:15-6:30 pm (Great for those for whom it is a first or second time dancing!)
Dance 6:30-9:30 pm
John C. Campbell Folk School's Fall Square Dance Weekend
Three days of square dances, workshops, and great food and camaraderie. Last time I was down there I found myself stepdancing on top of a local bar counter at 2 AM! A great time for all!
GOTHAM GIRLS ROLLER DERBY FUNDRAISER!
ROLLER DEBRY + NYC HOEDOWN RUCKUS + NYC BARN DANCE 10th ANNIVERSARY!
Lightning Fast Fiddle and a hall full of Roller Derby Rockstars!!!!
Come join us at the GOTHAM GIRS ROLLER DERBY FUNDRAISER DANCE in Bushwick on Saturday, October 22. This is also the closest we're going to get to a NYC BARN DANCE 10th ANNIVERSARY DANCE. I'll be calling with our longtime favorite band, the REMEDIES.
HELP THE ORGANIZERS BY BUYING TICKETS EARLY!
Unlace your skates and put on your cowboy boots, it's square dancing time! Get ready to kick up your heels, do-si-do, and curtsy to lighting-fast fiddle tunes. All dances are taught beforehand as part of the fun, so beginners are as welcome as those who can Allemande blindfolded.
LIVE CALLER & LIVE BAND
Dave Harvey, caller
Doors open at 8:00 P.M.
Live music and dancing commences at 8:30 P.M.
At the Jalopy Theater
Flatfoot clogging lesson with Megan Downes, 7-7:30 pm
Square Dance, 7:30-10 pm