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BACDS Events Calendar

June 2023

Schedule of Events

June 01CONTRACCBDoe TarynThe Whiskey Brothers Trio, Dave Courchaine, Jeff Ward, John McFarlane
June 02ENGLISHSMEAlan WinstonWilliam Allen, Paul Kostka, Ben Jackson
English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00
In front of the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Gather at 11:30am, three sets of roughly 45 minutes each with breaks in between. Open to spectators or Morris dancers and musicians who know the dances and tunes listed on the website. The Black and White Morris dance is by arrangement with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.
June 05WOODSHEDLAUMCMaybe you?
Woodshed on first Monday for June only.
June 06ENGLISHASELise DyckmanPatti Cobb, Robin Lockner, Ben Jackson
June 08ENGLISHCCBRic Goldman (Portland, OR)Anne Goess, Craig Johnson, David Mostardi
English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00
June 09REGENCY/ENGLISHSTMLouise SiddonsDivertimento, James Langdell
Accessible English country dances not limited to Jane Austen's lifetime, called without gender reference
S.F. Embarcadero Tour: We will be performing around the Ferry Building in multiple sets during the afternoon.
June 10ENGLISHSJPLouise SiddonsCraig Johnson, Richard Page, Linda Game
June 11ENGLISHFSJCin BarnesWilliam Allen, Paul Kostka
dance 2:30-5:00
Brooke Friendly, Louise Siddons, Dave Macemon, more with Anna Patton, Betsy Branch, Dave Wiesler, Roguery (Shira Kammen, Jim Oakden, Dave Bartley, Anita Anderson) Sound engineer Brian Lindsay -- Hey Days (BACDS English Dance and Music Week), a residential camp in the North Bay with English Country Dance, display dance (Dartmoor Step Dance, rapper sword), singing, a music track, and more, put together by program director Bridget Whitehead. Advance registration required, postmark lottery deadline February 1. Camp is June 11 - 18
June 15CONTRACCBTanya MerchantGreen Gates, Jon Berger, Roxanne Oliva, Todd Silverstein
Multi-team morris performance beginning at noon in the Mission Santa Cruz Courtyard (including a land acknowledgement and collaborative performance with a local indigenous group). Then tour on Pacific Ave.
June 20ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Renata Bratt, Valerie Rose
Performing at Land's End in San Francisco as the sun sets for the Summer Solstice.
June 22ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanAnne Goess, Charlie Hancock, Michelle Masek
English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00
June 24CONTRAFUMSusan PetrickPersons In Black, Clark Smith, Sue Jones, David Wright
June 24ENGLISHCCBLise DyckmanBill Jensen, Ben Jackson, Valerie Rose
A weeklong camp held in the redwoods 12 miles east of Santa Cruz. A camp for families of all ages and sizes—contra, English, Québécois, and family dance classes, as well as lots of music (tutorials and performance!), singing, crafts, stilting, and games. It’s our 30th year of camp! Staff this year: Yaelle Azoulay (French Canadian dance); Kelsey Hartman (contradance, teen dance, improv); Sharon Green (English country dance); Kalia Kliban (“mischief”); Julie James (emcee); Rhonda Cayford (rapper sword, programmer); Kelly Graham (kids’ dance, improv); Anne Goess (fiddle, singing); Nicolas Babineau (fiddle, guitar); M’Gilvry Allen (fiddle, teen tunes); Erik Hoffman (callers’ workshop); David Brown (fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, concertina); David James (fiddle, guitar, mandolin); Jeffrey Spero (keyboards); Craig Johnson (accordion, piano); Lorraine Kostka (handcrafts); Emily Janssen (handcrafts); Bethany Ewers (Waldorf-inspired preschool, storyteller); Andy Wilson (stilting); Courtney Tolhurst (preschool and stilting); Stan Fowler (ropes course); Nick Cuccia (sound). Registration opens March 20!
June 29CONTRACCBThe Corn Likkers, Eleanor Chen, Elijah Chen, Lael Sigal, Lauren Graves, Ray Chen

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