FolkMADness is less than a week away and we have over 200 people registered! There is still space, so register now! We also have our schedule posted so take a peak. Note that there may be minor changes.
House concert & dance in Albuquerque
433 Jefferson St NE, Albuquerque
Julie Vallimont (Nor’easter and Buddy System), Audrey Knuth (Free Raisins) and Rachel Bell (Andrew and Noah Band and Old World Charm School)
Cathy Barton & Dave Para
House Concert on Wednesday, 8/3/16
7:30 to 10 p.m.
1018 Idlewilde SE
NM FolkMADS is proud to co-sponsor a house concert featuring Cathy Barton and Dave Para, and the string band Snor T Horse, all from Missouri. Cathy (banjo and hammer dulcimer) and Dave (guitar) have played old and new time folk music for 40 years and are passing through Albuquerque on their way to the Red River Dulcimer Festival (www.nmdulcfest.com/) where they will be the featured performers. Cathy & Dave are great instrumentalists and fabulous singers as well as wonderful raconteurs. They were last here for the 2015 NM Folk Festival and were among the festival favorites.
Snor T Horse is one of those funny-while-late-night-driving names for a band comprised of Mike Fraser (mandolin & fiddle) and Tenley Hansen (guitar & piano) as well as Cathy and Dave. Together they will provide an evening of old and new fiddle tunes and songs from a diverse repertoire seldom heard in NM.
Reservations aren’t required but seating is limited so it’d be a good idea to call & reserve a seat.
Call: Bruce Thomson (505-264-1049)
Contra Dance Albuquerque!
March 19 at the Albuquerque Square Dance Center
4915 Hawkins St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Caller: Lauren Soherr
Band: Albuquerque Megaband
Potluck from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm sponsored by the Albuquerque Square Dance Center.
Bring a side dish to share. The Square Dance Center will be providing meats.
7:00pm – Lesson | 7:30pm – 10:30pm – Dance!
Members – $8 | Public – $9 | Students – 1/2 Price | Under 12 – Free
Upcoming Contra Dance Schedule – See Calendar for more details
|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!
|Jan 2||Kris Jensen||Virginia Creepers|
|Jan 16||Sherilyn Urben||Abq Megaband|
|Feb 6||Merri Rudd||Cheap Shots|
|Feb 20||Katherine Bueler||Abq Megaband|
|Mar 5||Marj Mullany||Traditional Blend (Bill and Patti Cummings from Colorado)|
|Mar 19||Lauren Soherr and Abq Megaband. ASDC-sponsored Potluck from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Please bring a side dish to share. The Square Dance Center will be providing meats.
|Apr 2||Will McDonald||5 Dog Stringband|
|Apr 16||Ben Bean||Abq Megaband|
|May 7||Lewis Land||Flagpole Salad|
|May 21||Ben Werner||Abq Megaband|
|May 28 – 30||FolkMADSness Camp in Socorro, NM|
|Jun 4||Abq Folk Festival Contra Dance
Time & Location TBA
Caller: Lauren Soherr
Band: Abq Megaband
|Jun 18||Will McDonald||SyZyGy|
|Jul 2||Marj Mullany||Adobe Brothers|
|Jul 16||Kris Jensen||Abq Megaband|
|Aug 6||Ben Werner||Rusty Tap (UNM Student Ensemble)|
|Aug 20||Sherilyn Urben||Abq Megaband @ Heights Community Center|
|Sep 3||Merri Rudd||Rusty Tap (UNM Student Ensemble) @ Heights Community Center|
|Sep 17||Marj Mullany||Abq Megaband|
|Oct 1||Ben Wener||The Thrifters|
|Oct 15||Lewis Land||Abq Megaband|
|Nov 5||Kris Jensen||Kindred Spirits|
|Nov 19||Marj Mullany||Abq Megaband|
|Dec 3||Sherilyn Urben||Adobe Brothers|
|Dec 17||Holiday Hoedown – FREE admission. Potluck, squares, and contras. Schedule coming soon. Contras by Ben Werner with Abq Megaband. Squares by Kris Jensen.|