March 29: Fine Companions will play for the English Country dance, 7:30 pm, Burlingame Water Tower. For info, see PCDC.
March 30: I’m hosting the open band for the big celebration for Sue Songer’s Lifetime Achievement Award. 8:00 pm, Multnomah Arts Center. For info, see PCDC.
April 20: Campaign for Reel Time (with Bill Tomczak and Mark Douglass) plays the Corvallis contra dance, Isaac Banner calling. 7:30 pm. For intro, see Corvallis Folklore.
May 18: The BFD will play the Portland contra at Fulton, 8:00 pm. For details, see PCDC.
May 31-June 2: Fine Companions play for the Heather & Rose English and Scottish weekend at Suttle Lake. For details, see Heather and Rose.
June 4: My son graduates from high school! Woo hoo!!
June 23-29: Campaign for Reel Time plays for Lady of the Lake June week in Coeur D’Alene, ID.
July 7-13: Teaching at Contra Dance Musicians’ Week at John C. Campbell Folk School. Other teachers are David Kaynor, Peter Siegel, Sue Songer and Andy Davis.
July 20-27: Teaching at Harmony of Song and Dance at Pinewoods. A beautiful wooded place to sing, dance, play tunes, and swim.
August 2-4: Campaign for Reel Time plays for Camp Damp in Juneau, AK.
August 17: The BFD plays Portland contra at Fulton. See PCDC.
September 21: The BFD plays Portland contra at Fulton. See PCDC.
October 26: Fine Companions play the Portland English Country Dance Ball at Oaks Park. See PCDC.
December 27-28: Christmas Revels stages a children’s show, geared to ages 2-6. It will feature traditional English music, clowns, and puppets. For details, see Portland Revels. To purchase tickets, see Brunish Theater.