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→  May 13, Saturday, Contra Dance! Carr Family Band with Sue Baker calling

13-May-2017 

Dancers are in for a treat! Our previously scheduled band regrets it had to withdraw, but never ..

→  May 27, NO DANCE, go to Northwest Folklife

27-May-2017 

http://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/ ..

→  June 10, Saturday, Contra Dance! Hands4 with Laurel Thomas calling

10-Jun-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  Westwind Weekend, Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual

05-May-2017 

Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual Westwind Weekend When Friday evening May 5 to Sund..

→  Want to know more about what contra dancing is like?

31-Dec-2015 

Contra Dancing is FUN and easy to learn! Folks of all ages and dancing ability can dance contra..

EFS hosts contradances on the second and fourth Saturdays, September through June.
All dances start with a newcomers session.  No partner or experience needed, and families are welcome!

more about contra dances

DanceMusic MORE FOLK NEWS

→  Cedarhouse Concerts in Monroe presents Noctumbule – Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor

24-Jun-2017 

Saturday, June 24 7:00-9:00PM - Optional potluck at 6:00PM Noctumbule – Marla Fibish and ..

→  Cedarhouse Concerts in Monroe presents Kate Power & Steve Einhorn – New Folk/Americana

16-May-2017 

Tuesday, May 16 6:30-8:30 PM - optional potluck at 5:30 This fine duo from Portland has been fe..

→  Westwind Weekend, Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual

05-May-2017 

Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual Westwind Weekend When Friday evening May 5 to Sund..

WILLAMETTE VALLEY OLD-TIME FESTIVAL

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Immerse yourself in traditional American music and dance at the 2nd annual

Willamette Valley Old-Time Social!

RSVP for the Willamette Valley Old Time Social

 

Willamette Valley Old-Time Social 2017 

→  Willamette Valley Old Time Social - SUNDAY FAREWELL BRUNCH

07-May-2017 

12:00pm-3:00pm Donation! Fish Hawk Farm (A private event venue in West Eugene) RSVP..

→  Willamette Valley Old Time Social - FRIDAY BBQ

05-May-2017 

An Old-Time BBQ Social & Jam Fest Doors open at 5:00pm $10 suggested donation at the doo..

→  Willamette Valley Old Time Social - THURSDAY KICKOFF

04-May-2017 

Old-Time Kick-off Party Thursday Evening FREE The First National Taphouse 51 West Broadway ..

→  Willamette Valley Old-Time Social News

04-May-2017 

Immerse yourself in traditional American music and dance at the Willamette Valley Old-Time Socia..

 

DanceCASCADE CONTRAS 2017

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MIKE MEYERS HOUSE CONCERTS

(See Calendar for more concert dates.  See Music for list view.)

→  April 29 - Celtic Fiddle Festival

29-Apr-2017 

Saturday Celtic Fiddle Festival is Kevin Burke (Ireland) • Christian Lemaître (Britt..

→  May 5 - Pretty Gritty

05-May-2017 

Friday Dynamic and seasoned duo out of Portland - headlined last year's Florence Folk Festival ..

→  May 6 - Rhythm Future Quartet

06-May-2017 

Saturday The acoustic jazz ensemble, Rhythm Future Quartet has a straightforward agenda: to kee..

→  May 19 - Holly Near

19-May-2017 

Friday Holly Near is a pioneer of topical music in the 1970's and endures as one of the mos..

→  May 20 - Moody Little Sister, Sandy Holder and Percy Franklin

20-May-2017 

Saturday Moody Little Sister is the next great band to emerge from Portland. Their songwriting ..

→  June 18 - Piedmont Melody Makers

18-Jun-2017 

Sunday The Piedmont Melody Makers, with Chris Brashear, Alice Gerrard, Cliff Hale, Jim Watson A..

→  June 22 - Roy Book Binder

22-Jun-2017 

Thursday Ragtime/blues legend, "The Book" was a student of the Reverend Gary Davis and is a lea..

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COZY FOLK HOUSE CONCERTS

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JOIN EFS

Members receive a $2 discount at regular EFS contra dances, discounts on special EFS events and voting priveleges.

You can sign up in person at any dance, or go to our Membership page and fill out the handy signup form.

NEW EFS CALENDAR

The new EFS calendar is up!  Check it out for EFS sponsored events.

MusicDanceMUD CITY OLD-TIME SOCIETY

Mud City Old-Time Society is dedicated to promoting Old-Time Music and Dance events in the Southern Willamette Valley.

→ Mud City website

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→Old-Time Music around town

NEW BANDS & CALLERS LISTING

We just launched the new, searchable bands and callers database. We're currently adding more bands and callers. If you are a band or caller who has performed or are scheduled to perform for EFS dances, we want you on this list!  If you don't see yourself, please contact us to update your listing.

MusicFIRST WEDNESDAY SONG CIRCLE

→  Song Circle Updates

02-Nov-2016 

Song Circles are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. F..


DanceMORRIS DANCING

Morris is a vigorous ensemble dance done with clashing sticks and ringing bells! It's long been performed in the villages of the English countryside. We invite you to join our Two Rivers Morris team. We practice Thursday evenings at the Atrium Building at 8th and Oak, Eugene. For more info call Patricia at 541-686-6117 or email 2riversmorris@gmail.com .

 

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Volunteers

Like with many organizations we could not function without our amazing and gracious volunteers.

A big thanks to our volunteers who step up to the plate every year!

Check out our Volunteers page for ways that you can connect and help.