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Saturday, September 28 • 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Contra Dance with caller Eileen Thorsos & Swang!

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A North Carolina resident since 2004, Eileen Thorsos has been calling dances for a decade, becoming one of the most popular callers on the circuit. She is accomplished across a wide range of styles, but especially Contra. When she’s not calling dances, she works as an energy efficiency program specialist at Duke University in Durham. Swang! is a trio of veteran contra dance musicians playing traditional tunes from Acadia (Québec, Nova Scotia, and Maine). Based in the Triangle, Swang! features Paul Fackler on fiddle, Julie Gorka on piano, and Colin Cannell on percussion.

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Swang! contra dance band specializes in the high-energy, happy, driving tunes of French Canada, played on fiddle, piano and various types of percussion, including the traditional foot percussion of Quebec. Contra dance groups around the Southeast have enjoyed dancing to the lively... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 4:15pm - 5:45pm EDT
Dance Tent 1 E Lenoir St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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