NEFFA B Events
(Beginner friendly)
Note: This was the listing for the now-concluded 2018 Festival. The events for the 2019 Festival will be put here in February 2019


Friday April 20, 2018
 7:00pmIsraeli for All DB -- Joan & Jim Savitt -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (50 min.)
 7:30pmIntro to Contra Dancing DB -- Beth Parkes, Black River Ironworks -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 8:00pmA Night at the Old English Music Hall GB -- The Old Howard Troupe -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 9:00pm1920's Couple Dances DB -- Chris Ricciotti -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (65 min.)
 9:00pmIntro to English Country Dance DB -- Susan Taylor, Copacetic -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 10:15pmCajun Fais Do Do DB -- T-Acadie -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (75 min.)

Saturday April 21, 2018
 10:00amIntroduction to Scottish Country Dancing DB -- Boston Teachers of SCD, Gunns & Thistles -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (75 min.)
 10:00amIntro to English Country Dance DB -- Sue Rosen, Bruce Rosen & Nora Smith -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 10:00amSea Song: Chanteys, Airs & Graces GB -- Ridge Kennedy -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 11:00amFoc's'le Songs Open Sing GB -- Greybeard's Fancy -- High School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 11:00amSouth African Singing Workshop GB -- Patty Cuyler -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 11:00amLearn the Swedish Hambo TB -- Patrick McMonagle & Marjorie Nugent, Toby Weinberg, Stefhan Ohlstrom -- Middle School Dance Hall (50 min.)
 11:30amWelcome to the Contra Dance! DB -- Jean Gorrindo, The Royal Oui -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (75 min.)
 11:30amIntro to Int'l Folk Dance DB -- Janet Yeracaris, Shining Moon -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 12:00noonBarn Dance for Everyone DB -- Jacob Bloom, Caravan -- High School Rm. 123 (50 min.)
 1:00pmIntro to Contra Dancing DB -- Sue Gola, The Orphans -- High School Rm. 123 (75 min.)
 1:00pmSchottis 101/102: Inventive Variations DB -- Joan & Jim Savitt, John Chambers -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 2:00pmRounds Galore & More GB -- The Rounds Galore & More Singers -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 2:30pmIntro to International Folk Dancing DB -- Jonathan Young, The Next Generation -- High School Rm. 123 (75 min.)
 2:30pmIntro to Square Dancing DB -- Beth Parkes, The Dixie Butterhounds -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 3:00pmFrench Jam! GB -- Mark Vidor -- High School Rm. 177 (50 min.)
 3:00pmHow to Play the Bones TB -- Stephen Brown & Friends -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 4:00pmBeginning Ukulele TB -- Jacqui Grennan -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 4:00pmSeated Square Dances DB -- Fred Wersan, Assabet Ramblers -- High School Rm. 123 (50 min.)
 4:00pmFlatfoot Clogging for Everyone TB -- Woody Lane, Raise the Roof -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 4:00pmBuilding a Contra Dance Band CB -- Live Wire -- High School Rm. 177 (50 min.)
 5:00pmSongs in Languages Other than English GB -- Clarice Kjerulff -- High School Rm. 177 (50 min.)
 5:30pmIntro to Rapper Sword Dance TB -- Michael Resnick, Niki Yeracaris -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 6:00pmSongs that Crossed the Pond GB -- Little Blue Heron -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 6:00pmRowdy, Rollicking Pub Sing! GB -- The King's Busketeers -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 6:30pmHonky Tonk Sing-A-Long GB -- Planet Banjo -- High School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 8:00pmHow to Play the Irish Bodhran TB -- Jeanne Hansberry, Dave Miller -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 8:30pmEnglish Ceilidh for All! DB -- Alex Cumming Dance Band -- Middle School Dance Hall (50 min.)
 9:00pmScottish Jam Session GB -- Alan Wilson -- High School Rm. 176 (50 min.)
 9:30pmPolish Dance Workshop TB -- Richard Schmidt -- High School Rm. 125 (50 min.)

Sunday April 22, 2018
 10:00amIntro to Waltzing DB -- Alan Winston, Lark -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (75 min.)
 10:30amIntro to International Folk Dance DB -- Val Medve, International Folk Sounds -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 11:00amMountain Dulcimer Workshop TB -- Lucy Joan Sollogub -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 11:00amShape Note Singing Workshop TB -- Glen Wright & Friends -- High School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 12:00noonIntro to Fun Western Squares DB -- Woody Lane, The Dixie Butterhounds -- High School Rm. 125 (75 min.)
 12:30pmTanz! Yiddish Dance DB -- Jacob Bloom, Shver un Shviger -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (50 min.)
 1:00pmCampaign Songs for Henry Wallace GB -- Tony Saletan -- High School Rm. 176 (50 min.)
 1:30pmIntroduction to English Country Dance DB -- Barbara Finney, Spare Change -- High School Rm. 125 (60 min.)
 2:00pmOpen Shanty Sing GB -- Shantymen All -- Middle School Rm. 103/104 (50 min.)
 2:00pmOld Time Gospel Sing GB -- Dallal & Henry -- High School Rm. 177 (50 min.)
 3:30pmIntro to French Canadian Step Dancing DB -- Cindy Larock, & Friends -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (75 min.)


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