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BACDS Events Calendar

July 2010

Schedule of Events

July 02ENGLISHMTMichael Barraclough [VA]Nonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mark Daly) with RuthAnne Fraley
July 03CONTRASFErik HoffmanWest Road Band (Laura Smith, Darin Smith, Kenny Blacklock)
July 03 to July 10CAMP/CONTRA/COUPLE/MUSICMENScott Higgs [PA], Cis Hinkle [GA], Gaye Fifer [VA], Matthew Duveneck [ME], Anna Gilbert [ME]The Avant Gardeners [VA] (Laura Light, George Paul, Jubal Creech [NC], Alice & Al White), The Figments [VT] (Anna Patton, Ethan Hazzard-Watkins, Owen Morrison [VA]), Stuart Kenny [MA]
BACDS American Dance Week — Space still available!   LOTS of contra dancing, plus couple dancing, square dancing, musicians' workshops, dance choreography, tune composition, contra & square calling and teaching, all in a National Historic Landmark; check the web site for more info
July 04 to July 10CAMP/FAMILY/ENGLISH/MUSIC/DISPLAYFHSMichael Barraclough, Tina Fields, Julie James, Kalia Kliban, Susan MichaelsJerry Allen, Jon Berger, Mark Carroll, Clyde Curley, Kathrine Gardner, Craig Johnson, David James, Paul Kotapish, Bobbi Nikles
BACDS Family Week — Space still available!   A relaxing week of music, dance, and traditional camp activities: English Country & Ceilidh dance, Contras, Border Morris, English Country, dance music and musician workshops, body percussion, percussion band, native crafts, storytelling, medieval woodworking, stiltwalking; check the web site for contact info
July 07CONTRAGNCErik HoffmanOpen band led by Rebecca King, Michelle Levy
July 10CONTRAFUMCis Hinkle [GA]The Figments (Ethan Hazzard-Watkins [VT], Anna Patton [VT], Owen Morrison [VA])
Sound: Jim Saxe
Managers: Joyce Fortune & Yona Ran
Post-camp dance with performers from American Week!
Special price: $10 members, $12 general, $6 students
July 10ENGLISHDGKRic GoldmanStan & Susan Kramer, William Allen
July 10 to July 17CAMP/ENGLISH/MUSIC/DISPLAYMENAndrew Shaw [UK], Bruce Hamilton, Kalia Kliban, Carol Marsh [NC]Bare Necessities [Boston] (Peter Barnes, Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea), Jim Oakden, Shira Kammen, Jon Berger, Rebecca King
Mendocino English Week — Sold out! — Spaces may become available from the waiting list; check the web site for contact info
July 14ENGLISHGNCRic GoldmanSue Draheim, Andy Eggleston, Debra Tayleur
July 16ENGLISHMTBob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mark Daly) with William Allen
July 17CONTRASFCharlie FentonHarmon's Peak (Paul Clarke, Karl Franzen, Peter Tommerup, Lee Anne Welch)
July 21CONTRAGNCWarren BlierOpen band led by Chris Knepper & friends
July 23CONTRASFFrannie Marr (Los Angeles)Three Fifths of Scotch (Debra Tayleur, Michelle Levy, Eloise Blanchard)
July 24ENGLISHSTCAndrew Shaw (UK)Jim Oakden, Michelle Levy, Rebecca King 7-10pm
for experienced dancers; at St. Clement's for July only, note 7-10pm
July 24CONTRAFUMFrannie Marr (Los Angeles)The Angell Brothers Band (Thomas Angell, Barry Angell, Juan Browne)
Sound: Karl Franzen
Manager: Jim Saxe
July 28ENGLISH/WORKSHOPGNCBruce HamiltonMichelle Levy
Beginners' Workshop — 6:45–7:45pm — FREE (donations welcome)
July 28ENGLISHGNCBruce HamiltonOpen band led by Michelle Levy, Judy Linsenberg, Charlie Hancock
July 30ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen
July 31CONTRAFUMEric BlackPeak Nouveau (Paul Clarke, Karl Franzen, Peter Tommerup, Lee Anne Welch)
Sound: Jim Saxe
Manager: Diane Zingale
5th Saturday Zesty Contra (less teaching, more dancing — 2nd half will be all no walk-through contras!)
Don't miss the Slip Jig contra in the first half.

Dance Venues

DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
FHSFoothill Horizons CampSonora
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
GNCChrist Church Berkeley (formerly Grace North Church)2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
MENMendocino Woodlands CampMendocino
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
STCSt. Clement's Episcopal Church2837 Claremont BoulevardBerkeley