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Caller: Melanie Axel-Lute
Band: Gotham Gals
Melanie will bring interesting programming, clear teaching, & enthusiasm that shines through and makes dancing fun. The Gals play regularly in the New York Metro area, and tour beyond. Let’s give them a great Rochester welcome.
Caller: Casey Carr
Band: Jane Knoeck and Eileen Nicholson
Casey Carr is driving up from Ithaca to call for us tonight. Jane Knoeck and Eileen Nicholson pair Keyboard with Fiddle for our dancing pleasure.
Caller: Joyce Rossbach
Band: Happy Endings
Yipee! Joyce is back in town, with her collection of fun dances and that charming Southern drawl. She will call to the music of Happy Endings. Rachel Bell (accordion) and Eileen Nicholson (fiddle) make a fabulous duo, as we know from several previous successful dances. Come shake off those winter blahs with dancing and socializing.
Caller: Bob Nicholson
Calling tonight is a favorite from Syracuse, Bob Nicholson.
Barefoot is Ed Howe (fantastic fiddler of Perpetual e-Motion fame) and Jamie Oshima on guitar. A new combination of talented, touring musicians. This will be fun! Here are some more links to performances by these talented musicians:
Caller: Eric Rounds
Band: Geneseo String Band
For more years than I can remember, we have had the Geneseo String Band, led by Jim Kimball, play for us at the end of their spring semester. Don’t miss an opportunity to dance to this full String Band!
Caller: Sarah VanNorstrand
ALTERNATE SITE: HARMONY HOUSE, 58 E. Main Street in WEBSTER. We resume our regular Start Time: 7:30 PM. Sarah is one of our favorite callers with a delightful stage presence, clear teaching, and well-chosen dances. Seaglass is the dynamic combination of Andrew VanNorstrand on guitar, Eileen Nicholson on fiddle, and Rachel Bell on accordion. Outstanding music and calling tonight, taking place in an old grange hall. It doesn’t get any better than this!
Caller: Bob Fabinski
Lenten Start Time: 8:00 PM. Come hear Nadine Dyskant and her mom Barbara Dyskant play as a duo. Nadine is a skillful and imaginative flutist and Barb brings her own jazzy style to the keyboard–a confluence of wonderful music. Bob, a long-time dancer and a dedicated CDR volunteer will call some of his favorite dances.
Caller: Chuck Abell
Band: Eileen Nicholson, Jane Knoeck and Tom Santarsiero
Lenten Start Time: 8:00 PM. Three great musicians will bring us rollicking dance music tonight! Vibrant fiddling by Eileen, dynamic accordion and keyboards by Jane, and energetic mandolin by Tom. Calling by a regional favorite, Chuck Abell. A good night to come on out to the dance.
Caller: Maxine McDonald
Band: Eric Rounds, Mark Henry, and Brian Williams
Lenten Start Time: 8:00 PM. Wonderful local talent on stage tonight! Maxine brings her youthful exuberance to the stage, always choosing dances that are high-spirited fun. Energetic and delightful old and new tunes will be performed by Eric, Mark and Brian.
Caller: Katy Heine
Lenten Start Time: 8:00 PM. Katy Heine is much admired for her clear teaching, spot-on calling, well-chosen dances, and friendly demeanor. We were delighted that she was on stage at our recent Thanksgiving Dance Festival and happy whenever she can make the trek from Ithaca to call one of our regular dances. The band tonight is Tempest: fabulous high-energy music with Chuck Abell on guitar, Tim Ball on fiddle, Harry Aceto on bass, and Eric Metzinger on drums. Wow!