Although contra dance, international folk dance, and the Celtic session are on hiatus for the summer, your folk society is still working hard for you! Check out these events coming up.
IRISH MUSICIANS IN COOS BAY
flutist Steph Geremia and accordionist Alan Kelly will play a house
concert tomorrow, June 22, in Coos Bay. Tickets are $16.82 and seating
is limited, so get a ticket online via Eventbrite here: http://wordpress.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=727bcda7b9a3cb6201829cfc7&id=dd9430a0f8&e=47261c8db2. You
can read all about them at Eventbrite, but we'll just say here that
Steph has toured with the Chieftains and Alan has toured with De Danann,
so it's a unique opportunity to experience some great talent up close
right here in town. Get your ticket now before they're gone!
OTHER SUMMER FUN
Sunday, July 12: Second Sunday Sing-Along at North Bend Public Library, 4 p.m.
of July 31-Aug. 2, “Contra at the Coast” – Contra dance 7-10 p.m. at
Sixes Grange Saturday, Aug. 1. Admission: Adults $5, children free.
Aug 6: Fundraiser for South Coast Folk Week – International folk dance
demonstration with audience participation at 7 p.m., Liberty Pub, 2047
Sherman Ave., North Bend. Music by Cultural Ecology. Donations accepted.
Sunday, Aug. 9: Second Sunday Sing-Along at North Bend Public Library, 4 p.m.
Aug. 20: Traditional dance and music demonstration – Part of the
“Lifelong Learning” series of events at Ocean Ridge Assisted Living that
are open to the public. South Coast Folk Society members will
facilitate an hour-long demonstration/audience participation of
traditional dance and music. Starts at 2 p.m. at 1855 Ocean Blvd. SE,
Thursday, Aug. 20: Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth in concert – 7 p.m., Liberty Pub 2047 Sherman Ave., North Bend. $5 cover.
Aug. 21: Contra/square dance with music by Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth
at 7 p.m., Reedsport Community Center, 451 Winchester Ave. Admission by
AND HAVE WE MENTIONED FOLK WEEK?
Mark your calendar now for workshops during South Coast Folk Week, Oct. 4-10. Here's the schedule: http://wordpress.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=727bcda7b9a3cb6201829cfc7&id=6fb29548dd&e=47261c8db2. Here
are the class descriptions:
you know, this is a once-in-a-century opportunity to "Spread the Joy"
of contra dance, traditional square dance, traditional music, and group
singing. We're going to ask you to invite two people to Folk Week. Who
will your two people be? Start thinking about it now. Learn more about
South Coast Folk Week at
South Coast Folk Society