Long-ways reels, simple squares, whole circle mixers, New England contras and more, are all danced to live fiddle music performed by local and regional dance musicians. All dances are taught and are easy to learn. All are welcome, including singles, couples, and families. Guest caller Shawn Glidden brings new dances from St.Paul.
Donations at the door
Upcoming Winter/Spring Dances:
March 17th – with Clancy Ward ( fiddle) , and Kyle Ollah (banjo), from Duluth, EGF Eagles Club.
April 21– musicians TBA, EGF Eagles Club.
For a current schedule of community dances and for more information, contact Jeanne O’Neil at 218-773-3850.
Please join North Country Fiddle and Dance for a community dance on Saturday, February 25 from 7:30 to 10:00 PM at the East Grand Forks Eagles Club, 227 10th St. N.W., East Grand Forks, Minnesota.
Learn traditional roots folk dances: reels, simple squares, New England contras, and circle mixers. All dances are taught and no experience is needed; All are welcome — all ages, singles, couples, and families. Live music is provided by the Corner Booth String Band from Fergus Falls. This should be a fun night for all.
This event made possible in part by a grant provided by the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the state’s general fund.
The O’Neil Family Band of East Grand Forks and Shawn Glidden of St. Paul are teaming up to put together the North Country Fiddle and Dance event at the East Grand Forks Eagles Club from 7:30p-10:00p.
Tom, Jeanne and Erin O’neil delight their audience with a variety of folk music that has endured for ages and they are ready to share it with you!
What can you expect? A whole lotta’ fun, that’s what!
North American Folk and barn dancing; longways reels, circles and simple squares. There might even be a few jigs, waltzes and reels for you to see or join in on.
Everyone is welcome, as are all types of dancers! And don’t worry! If you don’t know how to do any of these things…there will be lessons. You’re never too old or too young to learn; just ask Erin when she started.
Come join in the fun and don’t be a square…just dance one!
Donations at the Door will be gladly accepted.
This activity made possible in part by a grant from Northwest Minnesota Arts Council through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s General Fund.
The O’Neil Family Band’s Community Barn Dance with Shawn Glidden