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CONTRA DANCES


→  Contra Dance: Bandwidth with Laurel Thomas calling - January 25 2020

Bandwidth brings together three of Portland’s contra dance music veterans, Gordy Euler (fi..

→  Contra Dance: Breakers Yard with Woody Lane calling - February 8 2020

Breakers Yard is the Willamette Valley’s most eclectic acoustic band. Sampling from ragtim..

→  Contra Dance: Huckleberry Jam with Karen Olsen calling - February 22 2020

Huckleberry Jam: Longtime dance musicians Linda Danielson, fiddle; Cecily Morris, flute; Art Mo..

→  Contra Dance: Heliotrope with Gwen Rousseau calling - Friday, March 13 2020

Heliotrope: After many years of playing together informally, Robin Brown, Paul Englesberg, and ..

→  Contra Dance: The Nettles with Michael Karcher calling - March 28 2020

The Nettles return to Eugene to play their folkadelic booty-shaking contra dance music with Laur..

→  Contra Dance: Gabe Schliffer and Sugar Pine with William Watson calling - April 11 2020

Gabe Schliffer and Sugar Pine In the wilds of Oregon grow tall trees with sweeping branche..

→  Contra Dance: The Luddite Ramblers with Susan Michaels calling - April 25 2020

The Luddite Ramblers are Laurel Stone (fiddle), Craig Shaw (flute, fife, whistle), Jay Finkelstein (..

→  Contra Dance: Countercurrent with Lindsey Dono calling - May 9 2020

Countercurrent is a contra dance and folk music band from western Washington, featuring driving guit..

→  Contra Dance: The Euphemists with Shell Stowell calling - June 13 2020

The Euphemists are not your ordinary contra dance band. Yes, they have fiddle and piano (Alan Snyder..

Join us at the Village School Gym, 3411 Willamette St, Eugene. Teaching session at 7 pm, Dance begins at 7:30.

→ Directions & times for contra dances

 

EFS hosts contradances on the second and fourth Saturdays, September through June.
All dances start with a newcomers session.  No partner or experience needed, and families are welcome!

 

MIKE MEYERS HOUSE CONCERTS

(See Calendar for more concert dates.  See Music for list view.)

Music

Members receive a $2 discount at regular EFS contra dances, discounts on special EFS events and voting priveleges.

You can sign up in person at any dance, or go to our Membership page and fill out the handy signup form.

NEW EFS CALENDAR

The new EFS calendar is up!  Check it out for EFS sponsored events.

NEW BANDS & CALLERS LISTING

We just launched the new, searchable bands and callers database. We're currently adding more bands and callers. If you are a band or caller who has performed or are scheduled to perform for EFS dances, we want you on this list!  If you don't see yourself, please contact us to update your listing.

DanceMORRIS DANCING

Morris is a vigorous ensemble dance done with clashing sticks and ringing bells! It's long been performed in the villages of the English countryside. We invite you to join our Two Rivers Morris team. We practice Thursday evenings 6:15. For more info email 2riversmorris@gmail.com .

 

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A big thanks to our volunteers who step up to the plate every year!

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