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Dave Colestock

Contra and Square Dance Caller

Email: ContraDancerDave {at} Yahoo {dot} Com


Dave Colestock calling at Frederick dance 1/24/2004

2008 Dance Calling Schedule:

01/05/2008 - Elverson, PA with the PGW.
01/10/2008 - Rochester, NY with Eric Rounds and Friends.
01/11/2008 - Syracuse, NY with Eileen Nicholson and John Wobus.
01/12/2008 - Binghamton, NY with the Great Bear Trio. Advanced dance in afternoon, contra in evening.
01/18/2008 - 01/20/2008 - Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend in Durham, NH.
          Attending - and celebrating Ralph Sweet's 60 years of calling.
          01/20 Sun 11:30-1:00 in Main Hall with Crowfoot - Open Mike Critique.
          Called the SGB Contra (written 6/21/07), a singing contradance.
          Dance published in the 2008 Syllabus.
02/02/2008 FSGW MidWinter Festival in Takoma Park,MD 4-5pm with local players.
02/08/2008 - Harrisburg, PA with Alexander Mitchell and Friends.
02/15/2008 - 02/17/2008 - the Dance Flurry festival in Saratoga Springs, NY.
          Attending - and volunteering.
03/21/2008 - Charlottesville, VA with the Contra Rebels.
03/22/2008 - Richmond, VA with the Contra Rebels.
03/23/2008 - Greenwood, VA with the Contra Rebels.
04/12/2008 - Square Dance for Germantown Friends Meeting at Camp Swatara in Bethel, PA, with recorded music.
04/18/2008 - FND at Glen Echo in Washington, DC with the Ratchet Mountain Rock Farmers. Also teaching lesson.
04/25/2008 - 04/27/2008 - NEFFA 64th Festival in Mansfield, MA.
          Playing percussion in the open band sessions.
05/10/2008 - State College, PA with the State College Big Open Band (SCBoB).
05/17/2008 - Lancaster, PA with the Bow Sox.
06/08/2008 - Glenside, PA Fundraiser 3 Hour non-stop-music Dance, featuring 4 bands/6 callers.
06/13/2008 - Harrisburg, PA with Miss Marty and the SGB.
06/14/2008 - Bethlehem, PA with the Faux Brothers.
06/21/2008 - Swingin' Tern in Chatham, NJ with the Contra Rebels.
06/27/2008 - Smithtown, NY (Long Island) with the LITMA Orchestra.
06/28/2008 - Princeton, NJ with Ross Harris and Friends.
07/05/2008 - Wedding Celebration Dance for Perry Shafran and Susanna Ruspi with Gypsy Meltdown in Baltimore,MD.
07/11/2008 - Longacre Farm, PA Square Dance w/Ryck Kaiser & Friends.
08/08/2008 - Harrisburg, PA coordinating open mike with Hey for Three.
08/09/2008 - Baltimore Dance at St Marks on the Hill with Baltimore's Open Band.
08/10/2008 - Community Contra Dance in Harrisburg, PA with Ryck Kaiser and Jill Smith.
08/14/2008 - Square Dance in Allentown, PA "Dance at the Park" 5-7pm to recorded music.
08/20/2008 - Baltimore Dance at Lovely Lane with Live Culture.
08/22/2008 - FND at Glen Echo in Washington, DC with 1 Plus 1. Also teaching lesson.
08/23/2008 - Richmond, VA with Driver Parks Nicely.
09/06/2008 - New Haven, CT with Dogtown. (cancelled due to weather.)
09/13/2008 Private BBQ and Square Dance Party in Elverson, PA with recorded music.
09/28/2008 - Come to the Frolic in the Fall in Harrisburg, PA. Dancewiz, Late for Supper, Tom Hinds and me.
Dancewiz and Late For Supper, with calling from Tom Hinds and Dave Colestock.
10/03/2008 Harvest Hoedown Party in Lancaster, PA with recorded music.
10/05/2008 Parent-Teen Night dance at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Mechanicsburg, PA with recorded music.
10/10/2008 - Private Party Square Dance in Annapolis, MD with recorded music.
10/31/2008 - Harrisburg, PA Fifth Friday Halloween Dance Party with the Contraptions.
11/02/2008 - Private Party Barn Dance in Lewisberry, PA with recorded music. (rescheduled from 10/25)
11/08/2008 - Chicken BBQ/Country Dance at Malvern Bible Chapel in Malvern, PA with recorded music.
11/14/2008 - Gender-Role Free Contra Dance in New York City, NY with the Fabulous No-Name Band.
11/15/2008 - Lewisburg, PA with Black Bear Crossing.
11/21/2008 - State College, PA with Total Hip Replacement.
11/22/2008 - Private Party Square Dance in New York City, NY with recorded music.
11/27/2008 Thanksgiving Day Dance at St. Marks Church in Baltimore, MD open mike/open band.

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    This page last updated March 02, 2013.