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Friday, May 24 • 11:00am - 4:00pm
Friday Opening Contra

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Tinker's Dram w/Joe Michaels, Caller  11:00 AM 11:50 AM

Hat Band w/Karen Marshall, Caller  12:00 PM 12:50 PM

Mad Robin w/Stacy Rose, Caller  1:00 PM 1:50 PM

The Fixations w/ Amy Carroll, Caller  2:00 PM 2:50 PM

Orcas Ruckus w/Marlin Prowell, Caller  3:00 PM 3:50 PM

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Hat Band w/Karen Marshall, Caller

Dual Contra-Fiddles Bio: Hat Band is an all-purpose contra band that includes dual fiddles & guitar. All members own hats. They excite dancers with diverse Reels-American/Quebecois, Jigs-straight/jazzy, Marches and Rags. Website: http://www.hatbandportland.com Performers: Sue Gray - fiddle Syd Newell - fiddle Jon Neff - guitar
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Mad Robin w/Stacy Rose, Caller

Shrewd and Knavish Sprites Bio: Two Alaskans and a Pennsylvanian meet in Oregon for Americana, Celtic, French Canadian, and more. Performers: Victor Fiore - Fiddle Cecily Morris - Piano Art Morris - Upright bass
avatar for Orcas Ruckus w/Marlin Prowell, Caller

Orcas Ruckus w/Marlin Prowell, Caller

A Howlin' Good Time Bio: This band formed from the nightly open mic dances at Orcas Summer Camp on Orcas Island. We had such a grand time that we created this band for other contra dance gigs. Performers: Judy Laub - fiddle Lori Prime - fiddle Melissa Coffey - fiddle, whistle, saxophone Eileen Sterns - accordion, banjo, mandolin, piano, harp
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The Fixations w/ Amy Carroll, Caller

Contra Progenitors Bio: Sandy Bradley, Cathie Whitesides and Laurie Andres started playing together in 1980. They play old-time New England fiddle tunes with gusto and verve for the pleasure of your dancing feet. Get Recordings: No Performers: Laurie Andres - accordion Cathie Whitesides - fiddle Sandy Bradley - guitar Amy Carroll - caller
avatar for Tinker's Dram w/Joe Michaels, Caller

Tinker's Dram w/Joe Michaels, Caller

Traditional & New Contra Tunes Bio: Tinker's Dram has been playing together for 8 years, at dances, farmers' markets & festivals. Performers: Brid Nowlan fiddle, Kate O'Laughlin fiddle, Howard Good button accordion, Jalaine Madura guitar, Cheryl Adcock bass

Friday May 24, 2013 11:00am - 4:00pm
Fisher Pavilion (Warren's Roadhouse)