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Saturday Contra dance! UnLeashed! with Isaac Banner calling

Event:  23-Mar-2019

Since its members came together in 1999, UnLeashed! has been one of Portland's favorite contra bands. Fiddler Jocelyn Goodall leads the pack with the driving style she learned from famed Irish fiddle master Tommy Peoples. On guitar, banjo, and fiddle, Rick Macquoid provides enough energy to keep dancers going all night long, while Eliza Romick's percussive dulcimer and banjo‑ukulele add that infectious pulse that dancers love. With Rick Piel's incessant keyboard backup supplying intensity and rhythm, an evening with UnLeashed! is guaranteed to make you howl with joy!

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. Mary, 541 301 7798

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street in Eugene! $8-$10, members $6-$10

Lesson at 7:00 pm. Dance begins at 7:30 pm.