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BACDS Spring Fever Dance Weekend
March 13 - 15, 2015

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Break out of the Winter doldrums with "Spring Fever" - a high-energy weekend of hot Contras, exuberant English country dance, and exhilarating music that is sure to bring on that elusive dancer's high.

Our 3-track program is actually 3 complete camps side by side.  You can follow all Contra, all English, our expanded all singing, music and jam sessions, or mix and match as you like.  Go with what you love, or try out something new.  We'll throw in a few surprises, too!

Register now! (Online or using our printed flyer!)

Check out our top-notch talent:

Musicians Maivish (US & Canada) with Adam Broome (guitar), Jaige Trudel (fiddle), and Matthew Olwell (flutes and percussion)
A Joyful Noise (New Jersey) with Barabara Greenberg (fiddle, viola, violin), Daniel Beerbohm (clarinet, flute, whistle), and Kathy Talvitie (guitar, piano)
StringFire (California) with Patti Cobb (piano), Erik Ievins (bass, cello), James McQueen (fiddle), and Annie Rodier (fiddle)
Local favorites Ruth Anne Fraley (keyboards) and Anne Bingham Goess (fiddle) round out the offerings
Callers Nils Fredland (New Hampshire), Gene Murrow (New York), Kalia Kliban (California)
Singing Led by Annie Rodier, Patti Cobb, Adam Broome, and others
Sound Marty Brenneis (California), McKensie Sowers (California)

Whether you're a dancer, musician, singer, or caller, the program will excite and challenge you.  Our experienced dance leaders and great live bands will bring you workshops that give you a good time while teaching you how to improve your technique.  And don't forget our Friday night welcome dance, our Saturday night "Community Blowout," and a final dance party to close out camp on Sunday afternoon!

Enjoy the wonderful ambiance of our site at Monte Toyon camp in Aptos, California, in the coastal redwoods just south of Santa Cruz.  You can dance, dance, dance, but there's even more to the camp - explore the hiking trails, join a sing-along, make new friends or just relax.


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