Contra Dance Weekend
August 11-13, 2017
San Francisco, CA
Registration starts March 15! Check back soon!
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Questions? Contact us: balancethebay@gmail.com
We're Ecstatic to Announce Our 2017 Talent:
Maivish Great Bear
Adam Broome, Matthew Olwell and Jaige Trudel Andrew VanNorstrand, Noah VanNorstrand,
Kim Yerton ...and more!
Playing music drawn from the British Isles, Ireland and America with a mix of original compositions, their performance is infused with lush vocal harmonies, inspired interplay, and captivating spirit. For more than sixteen years, GREAT BEAR has pushed the boundaries of modern contra dance music. They are known all over North America for their epic dynamics, genre-transcending arrangements and deep dance grooves.
 
Luke Donforth Sarah VanNorstrand
Luke Donforth is becoming well-known across the US and Canada for his fun, warm, humorous, and helpful calling, and dancers enjoy the mix of dances from chestnuts to new compositions. Sarah VanNorstrand has over 10 years’ experience organizing and calling for Contra dances, including numerous weekends. She has a clear and engaging teaching style and a great repertoire of dances to share.

Sponsored by the Bay Area Country Dance Society