*** Please note new dance time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM ***
We have changed the time for our dance due to conform to a new ACC park policy, so please bear with us during this transition to a new time for the dance. The orientatation session will now run from 6:15 – 6:30 PM.
April 20, 2019
Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling
Orientation session from 6:15 – 6:30 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers
Dance: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Band: Mick Kinney: piano, fiddle, guitar & Tim Cape: fiddle
Mick playing with his band the Hickhoppers Click here to watch video
Tim playing with his band the Capetians with Janet Sheperd calling & providing a really good description of contra dancing in Atlanta that also applies to the Athens contra dance Click here to watch video
Caller: Stuart Whipple
Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended
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