Contra Dance: Local food transformation inspires internal feet movement

BELFAST — Enjoy an dusk of contra dancing during American Legion Post #43 in Belfast on Friday, Apr 7. The dusk starts during 6:30 p.m. with a Community Dance called by Chrissy Fowler and with song by a All-Comers Band. All musicians are acquire to lay in.

Fun and elementary dances will be taught, giving beginners a event to learn new skills and charity gifted dancers a possibility to brush adult on their steps. The Contra Dance starts during 8 p.m.

Sharing a Flying Shoes theatre with Fowler will be Sassafras Stomp.

With roots in Maine and Montana, Sassafras Stomp’s Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell tend roots of a some-more verbatim arrange during their organic Songbird Farm in Unity. As a fibre twin Sassafras Stomp, they play a coast-to-coast line-up of concerts, workshops, weddings and dances. The band’s website describes their fiddle-and-guitar sound as “sweet, high-energy folk music.” Threading openly by a Celtic, New England, Acadian and aged time traditions, it’s a character that feels contemporary, nonetheless reasonably enough, deep-rooted.

Joining Davis and Nordell will be multi-instrumentalist and internal fable John Pranio. Co-founder of a North Whitefield Contra Dance, a member of a Henry Road Band and a favorite instructor during Maine Fiddle Camp, Pranio is famous for his superb musicianship, unerring good ambience and untiring efforts to make Beatles song partial of a customary contra dance repertoire.

• Johanna Davis — fiddle
• Adam Nordell — guitar and feet percussion
• John Pranio — fiddle, banjo, harmonica and mandolin
• Sound supposing by Eric Weest Johnson

Admission to a Community Dance is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Admission to a Contra Dance is $10 for adults, $8 for ages 13-20 and adult All-Comers, and $5 for children. Bring along a window fan and get $1 off.

FMI: call 338-0979, email belfastflyingshoes@gmail.com or revisit belfastflyingshoes.org.

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