Laura Brophy on fiddle, Kevin Johnsrude on guitars, Michael Proctor on bass and Brian Bucolo on percussion; The Nettles are well-known on the West Coast for their original approach to contra dance music. Playing traditional music from all over the world, The Nettles create a strong rhythmic groove under soaring improvisations. Rhythmic drive and melodic fluidity allow The Nettles to propel contra dances into the stratosphere.
Isaac Banner has been a contra dancer since he was a young one. For few years now, he has written dances and he started calling contra dances in the Pacific Northwest in early 2016. He has felt blessed by excellent mentoring from the talented calling community both in and outside the Seattle area. His cheerful personality shines as he calls with a soft cadence and a warm air. He strives to bring moments of magic into the lives of both newcomers and veteran dancers. He has always loved contra and carries that love to every dance he visits.
Potluck: 5:30 pm. TBA
Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) in Eugene! $8-$10, members $6-$10.
Lesson at 7:00 pm. Dance begins at 7:30 pm.