The Dance Gypsy presents

Folk, contra and traditional (regularly scheduled) dances in New York

(between August 19, 2017  and  August 19, 2018)

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This (optional) map includes “clickable” links to the confirmed events. Clicking on a “dancer pin” takes you to the details for that event. All events (confirmed or unconfirmed) matching your description are included (in chronological order) below the map. You may click on a marker or scroll down to those listings without waiting for the map to complete. The back arrow will bring you back to the map.

Understanding the Listings

Gray vs Black? Some listings appear in gray text. This is an intended difference. Gray events are not quite as important as black events. Gray events may be unconfirmed, cross-references or cancelled.

Unconfirmed: A “confirmed” event has in some way been confirmed. We don’t demand a lot for confirmation, but some sort of communication that says to us "yes, that event is taking place on that date!” This is strionger than “Well, there usually are (or used to be) events on that day.”

Cross reference: When a series moves temporarily (perhapsd their regular hall is closed), there is a cross refernce, helping find the actual listing for the day.”

Cancelled: A “cancelled event” appears in places where a dancer might reasonably expect a dance — but there is none. e.g. no dance on a holiday, summer vacation or there conflict". These listings are “lined-out”

The Map: Although the events are listed by date, the map above can be used to identify events by location. When you point at the push pin, the event name appears. Click on the pin and the window will scroll to the speciifc event

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Colonie, NY: Buhrmaster Barn Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: the DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: Don Bell and Melanie Axel-Lute leading with music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano, field organ)), Heartsease (Gail Griffith (concertina and cello), Diane Bell (violin), Marilee Urbanczyk (whistle, percussion), Patricia Kernan (flute, harp) and Vonnie Estes (piano)) plus George Wilson (fiddle) and John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— New England style contras in an early colonial Dutch barn

Venue: Buhrmaster Barn: 207 Old Niskayuna Road get a map

— (Special English Country dance from 2-5pm this day, Don Bell w/Heartsease. 1 price for both dances!) —

Time: 6:00-9:00 PM (Potluck dinner at 5 PM), unless otherwise noted

Price: $12 ($10 DFO members, limited income and seniors, $6 students)

— Note: Soft-soled shoes, potluck scheduled 1 hour before the dance

For more information: (Email): de('kwedderburn', 'com', 'nycap.rr');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/buhrmaster

Generic Schedule: Sundays May-Sep

This date (August 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Colonie, NY: Buhrmaster Barn Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: the DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: music by Set Americain (Vonnie Estes (piano), John Guay (hammered dulcimer, pieds, spoons), Barbara Lubell (fiddle), Maurice Mercier (accordeons, Cajun tie, spoons, pieds, guitar), Stephen Fry (mandolin, piano), Betsy Fry (bass), Steve Fry (mandolin and piano))

— New England style contras in an early colonial Dutch barn

Venue: Buhrmaster Barn: 207 Old Niskayuna Road get a map

Time: 6:00-9:00 PM (Potluck dinner at 5 PM), unless otherwise noted

Price: $12 ($10 DFO members, limited income and seniors, $6 students)

— Note: Soft-soled shoes, potluck scheduled 1 hour before the dance

For more information: (Email): de('kwedderburn', 'com', 'nycap.rr');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/buhrmaster

Generic Schedule: Sundays May-Sep

This date (September 10, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Albany, NY: Shaker Heritage Contra

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: Joan Savitt leading with music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano and field organ)) plus George Wilson (fiddle) and John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— contra from 7-9:30pm, co-sponsored by the DanceFlurry Organization (danceflurry.org)

Venue: Shaker Heritage Society: 25 Meeting House Road get a map

Time: 7-9:30pm

Price: $6/$10/$12

For more information: (518) 456-7890; (Email): de('shakerdirector', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: alternating Tuesdays Apr-Oct (except Jun, Jul, Aug)

This date (September 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Albany, NY: Shaker Heritage Contra

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: Fern Bradley leading with music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano and field organ)) plus George Wilson (fiddle) and John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— contra from 7-9:30pm, co-sponsored by the DanceFlurry Organization (danceflurry.org)

Venue: Shaker Heritage Society: 25 Meeting House Road get a map

Time: 7-9:30pm

Price: $6/$10/$12

For more information: (518) 456-7890; (Email): de('shakerdirector', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: alternating Tuesdays Apr-Oct (except Jun, Jul, Aug)

This date (October 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Albany, NY: Shaker Heritage Contra

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: Michael Kernan leading with music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano and field organ)) plus George Wilson (fiddle) and John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— contra from 7-9:30pm, co-sponsored by the DanceFlurry Organization (danceflurry.org)

Venue: Shaker Heritage Society: 25 Meeting House Road get a map

Time: 7-9:30pm

Price: $6/$10/$12

For more information: (518) 456-7890; (Email): de('shakerdirector', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: alternating Tuesdays Apr-Oct (except Jun, Jul, Aug)

This date (April 17, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Albany, NY: Shaker Heritage Contra

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: Melanie Axel-Lute leading with music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano and field organ)) plus George Wilson (fiddle) and John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— contra from 7-9:30pm, co-sponsored by the DanceFlurry Organization (danceflurry.org)

Venue: Shaker Heritage Society: 25 Meeting House Road get a map

Time: 7-9:30pm

Price: $6/$10/$12

For more information: (518) 456-7890; (Email): de('shakerdirector', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: alternating Tuesdays Apr-Oct (except Jun, Jul, Aug)

This date (May 1, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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