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Join us for a late summer soiree at our August dance !!!

August 19, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: Reelplay Caller: Charlotte Crittenden … Continue reading

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Join us for a mid-summer swing at our July contra dance !!!

July 15, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: Contraplicity Caller: Janet … Continue reading

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Summer’s here… Join us for a summer swing at our June contra dance!!!

June 17, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: Beside the Point Caller: Stuart … Continue reading

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Spring will be in full swing at our May 20 contra dance….Join us for a swirling soiree!!!

May 20, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: Snapfinger Ensemble Caller: Doug Singleton … Continue reading

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Got Tax Time Stress…Join us for our April 15 contra dance…and swing into spring!!!

April 15, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: Cattywampus Caller: Robbin Marcus Memorial … Continue reading

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Join us for St. Patrick’s Day weekend dance…give your lad or lassie a swing!!!

March 18, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: Emerald Isle & … Continue reading

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Join us for our just after Valentines contra dance – swing your sweetheart !!!

February 18, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers.  Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM Band: String Theory Caller: Scott Russell … Continue reading

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AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon

AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon John McCutcheon will be performing Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30pm at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel for the 2nd Annual Athens Folk Music and Dance Society Winter Concert. John is … Continue reading

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Join us for our first Athens contra dance of 2017…dance in the New Year !!!

January 21, 2017 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – … Continue reading

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AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon

Internationally acclaimed folk singer and multi-instrumentalist, John McCutcheon, will be returning to Athens on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 for an intimate concert at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel.  Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at … Continue reading

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