The Contra Dance of 2011


There will be a Contra Dance this year and due to close quarters all participants - players and dancers - will be asked to mask up.

Contra Dance Musician's Info


The Saturday Night post-concert Contra Dance is popular with musicians and dancers alike. There will be an optional Saturday afternoon practice for the contra band, and all are welcome to come play as much or as little as you like.

Bill Quern will be leading the band,
Sam Rotenberg will be calling

Saturday Night Contra Dance Setlist

1. Jump At The Sun [Gm] / Jump At The Sun [Em]]/ Coleraine [Am]
2. Korolenko's Backyard [G]/ Maison de Glace [D]
3. Kesh [G]/ Rose in the Heather [D]
4. Oscar Wood's [G] / Plane Tree [Em] / Oyster Girl [G]

Reels and Marches:
5. Crooked Stovepipe [C]/ Swing Your Partner [G/C]
6. Colored Aristocracy [G]/ Ragtime Annie [D]
7. Jamie Allen [G]/the Bear Dance [Em]
8. Phineas's March [G] / Scotland the Brave [G]/Down the Brae[Am]
9. Reel de Montreal [G/D]/ Reel St. Antoines [A]
10. Pays de Haut[D]/ Hommage a Edmond Parizeau [A]
11. Far From Home [G]/ Dancing Bear [Em]
12. Jenny Lind Polka [D/G]/ Road to Boston [D]
13. Donkey Riding [Em]/ Meeting of the Waters [A]
14. Horse's Brawl [G] / Reign of Love [Em]

Jig to reel:

15. Off She Goes [D]/Fisher's Hornpipe[D]

Amelia's Waltz
La Marianne
What's Yours Is Mime