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Monday, May 28
 

5:00pm PDT

"Los Flacos" with Sherry Nevins Caller
Spicy South-of-the-border Contradance!

Performers
QF

"Los Flacos" with Sherry Nevins, Caller

Juan Serbulo, born in Oaxaca, Mexico, brings musical flavor from Tehuantepec, rich with boleros, tropical dance music, and traditional rhythms. He also plays gypsy jazz. Tim Wetmiller has studied the music of Juan Reynoso and other great violinists of the Tierra Caliente in Mexico's... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 5:00pm - 5:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Riff Raff with Isaac Banner Caller
Unrestricted, Unleashed, Uninhibited

Performers
RR

Riff Raff with Isaac Banner, Caller

Riff Raff is a motley assemblage of Olympia musicians. The band has been playing together in various configurations for over 20 years at the Olympia contra dances, and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The current lineup consists of band founder Lindon Toney, fiddler Jesse Partridge... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

Brothers Lindsay with Yoyo Zhou Caller
From Sligo to Seattle

Performers
BL

Brothers Lindsay with Yoyo Zhou, Caller

Brian and Colin grew up in Long Island, and are both accomplished fiddlers. They studied with the great Brian Conway in the New York Sligo style, and gained notoriety as dance musicians with the bands Gallimaufry, Countercurrent, and Magic Foot. They now both reside in Seattle, and... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 7:00pm - 7:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:00pm PDT

Hot Cider with Susan Michaels Caller
Energetic Contra Groove!

Performers
HC

Hot Cider with Susan Michaels, Caller

Hot Cider dabbles in a bit of everything with a musical foundation in Northwest fiddle repertoire. You'll hear Scottish, Irish, Scandinavian, French Canadian, New England, even Brazilian influences. While known for driving rhythms & fiddle harmonies, the band's love for experimentation... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 8:00pm - 8:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109