Contra: The Bridgetown Boys with Tarka Ayres

When:
May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
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2018-05-05T23:00:00-07:00
Where:
Gatton Hall / First Congregational Church
4515 W Hills Rd
Corvallis, OR 97333
USA
Cost:
$8-$10 minus $2 CFS, EFS, -$1 walker, bike rider / free 18 & under
Contact:
Jennifer

The Bridgetown Boys

  • Victor Fiore – fiddle
  • Lanny Martin – piano
  • Jon Neff – guitar

We’re all experienced contra dance musicians. We’re in the Portland Megaband and, following a rehearsal, we jammed together and decided to form a band. We sound sound pretty darn good, if we say so ourselves. (Formerly named “Magpie”, then “Lanjovic”)

Tarka AyresTarka Ayres

Tarka Ayres credits contra dance with helping keep her mental stability through school. She started dancing in 2004 and has called dances in Oregon and Washington since 2012. Dancers appreciate her ability to integrate new dancers into the community, her clear teaching and succinct calling, and her choices of challenging dances.

 

 

Beginners lesson starts at 7:30pm (experienced dancers welcome) dance starts at 8:00pm

Each dance is taught.  No partner necessary (it’s traditional to dance each dance with a different partner)

First and Third Saturdays of the month except July, August. Occasional special dances.

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