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Albuquerque Dance Line-up 2015

Albuquerque Events

Albuquerque Contra Dances
1st and 3rd Saturdays
Abq Square Dance Center unless otherwise noted
7:00 pm – Lesson, 7:30-10:30 – Dancing
Member $8, Non-members $9, Students half price, Under 12 free
Credit Cards Accepted!
Date Caller Band
June 6 Abq Folk Festival – Erik Erhardt with the Megaband @ Albuquerque Balloon Museum
June 20 Tamara Lowenthal Jamie Gans
July 4 Marie Milne The Thrifters with guest pianist/clarinetist/accordionist Clara Byom
July 18 Kris Jensen Abq Megaband
Aug 1 Donna Howell Adobe Brothers
Aug 15 Sherilyn Urben Abq Megaband @ Heights Community Center
Sept 5 Katherine Bueler Virginia Creepers
Sept 19 Marj Mullany Abq Megaband
Oct 3 Noralyn Parsons and Emily Ruch with cameo by Merri Rudd Alfalfa Family
Oct 17 Nate Puffer & Lauren Soherr Abq Megaband
Nov 7 Kathy Anderson (National Caller!) The Thrifters with Clara Byom
Nov 21 Wendy Graham Abq Megaband
Dec 5 Lewis Land Abq Megaband
Dec 19 FREE Holiday Hoedown, with Kris Jensen calling squares in the large hall, and Erik Erhardt calling contras with Bo y Yo playing in the normal hall. Potluck at 6pm, Dancing at 7pm.

Spring 2015 Series

 

Date: Fri Feb 13th, 7:30-10:30 PM
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB), 2nd floor South mall, parking info, Location Map
Caller: Erik Erhardt
Band: Adobe Brothers: Jacoby, Moby, Pierogi, and Toby!
Details: Dance 7:30-10:30, includes contra dances and waltzes, all dances are taught, learning as we go!
Cost: All Students, Staff, & Faculty Free with ID
$4 – FolkMADS members
$5 – General Community Members

Date: Wed March 25th, 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: UNM Science and Math Learning Center (Bldg 14), Foyer, Map, Parking Info
Details: Dance and discussion with HAPPI student organization (Happiness and Positive Psychology Initiative)
Caller: Erik Erhardt
Band: Adobe Brothers: Jacoby, Moby, Pierogi, and Toby!
Cost: FREE

Date: Fri March 27th, 7:00-10:30 PM
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB), 2nd floor South mall, parking info, >Location Map
Caller: Erik Erhardt
Band: Adobe Brothers: Jacoby, Moby, Pierogi, and Toby!
Details: Lesson 7pm, Dance 7:30-10:30, includes contra dances and waltzes, all dances are taught, learning as we go!
Cost: All Students, Staff, & Faculty FREE with ID
$4 – FolkMADS members
$5 – General Community Members

Date: Fri April 10th, 7:00-10:30 PM
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB), 2nd floor South mall, parking info,
Location Map
Caller: Erik Erhardt
Band: Cheap Shots
Details: Lesson 7pm, Dance 7:30-10:30, includes contra dances and waltzes, all dances are taught, learning as we go!
Cost: All Students, Staff, & Faculty FREE with ID
$4 – FolkMADS members
$5 – General Community Members

Date: Thurs April 16, 10am – 2pm
Location: Cornell Mall (East of SUB)
Caller: Erik Erhardt
Band: Cheap Shots
Details: Come check us out at the UNM International Festival 10am – 2pm with dancing 11:30am – 12pm. Talk to us about contra, support our group, or find out more about leadership opportunities.

Date: Fri May 1st, 7:00-10:30 PM
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB), 2nd floor South mall, parking info, Location Map
Caller: Erik Erhardt
Band: Virginia Creepers
Details: Lesson 7pm, Dance 7:30-10:30, includes contra dances and waltzes, all dances are taught, learning as we go! Special Border Morris Performance and Maypole dance during the break.
Cost: All Students, Staff, & Faculty Free with ID
$4 – FolkMADS members
$5 – General Community Members

SF Dance Lineup

Santa Fe Contra Dances
2nd and 4th Saturdays
Odd Fellows Hall
7:00 pm – Lesson, 7:30-10:30 – Dancing
Member $8, Non-members $9, Students half price, Under 12 free
 Date  Caller  Band
 Jan 10  Donna Howell Roaring Jelly
Jan 24  TEEN NIGHT: Lauren Soherr-Hadwiger and Will McDonald ATC String Band
 Feb 14  NM Callers Collective  SyZyGy
 Feb 28  Sherilyn Urben  SF Megaband
 March 14  Kristin Seibert  Chiletones
 March 28  Marj Mullany  East Mountain Serenaders
 April 11  Erik Erhardt Bo & Yo
April 25 Ben Werner  SF Megaband
May 9 Lewis Land Flagpole Salad
May 23 FolkMADness Dance Camp in Socorro
June 13 Tamara Lowenthal Jamie Gans
June 27 Kris Jensen SF Megaband