The NorthEast Squeeze-In is a yearly gathering of free-reed players and their partners—not a festival, not a tutorial camp, but a laid-back music-filled weekend organized and led by volunteers who play concertina, button accordion, piano accordion, and the like. Our participants range from absolute beginners to seasoned professionals. We offer each other workshops (at which […]
Bulgarika brings the very best of Bulgarian folk music tradition for your enjoyment! Tapestry Folkdance Center welcomes Bulgarika back to Minneapolis on their 2023 tour. Bulgarika presents traditional Bulgarian songs and tunes. The band is led by Donka Koleva (vocalist) and Nikolay Kolev (gadulka, a fiddle), award-winning performers from the Folk Music Conservatories in Bulgaria. The Kolev's […]
Come dance to the music of Supertrad and Stomp Rocket with callers Gaye Fifer, Janine Smith, and guest caller Michael Karchar. All are welcome. This is a mask-optional and vaccine-optional dance. While dancing, we will have a mask-required line if enough people show up who are interested. Details and registration will be forthcoming on our […]
Join us for two days and nights of English Country dancing, singing, and workshops aplenty at The Bishop's Ranch in beautiful Sonoma County (Healdsburg, CA) wine country. Featuring callers Dan Blim, Kalia Kliban, and Bridget Whitehead with music by Patti Cobb, Alex Cumming, Audrey Jaber, Christopher Jacoby, Caroline McCaskey, Rebecca King, and more! Space is […]
The Oakstone Trio will first explain and demonstrate their approach to taking a Playford tune and bringing it to life. For the second half of the workshop, there will be an opportunity to develop another Playford tune together. Workshop attendees are equally welcome to play or just listen: any instruments welcome. The ability to either […]
Join Matthew Coatsworth to play tunes from John Playford's The Dancing Master. All instruments welcome. Please note: seating is limited and will only be available for those with pre-booked tickets. We expect this event to be very popular. At times access to Blackwell Hall may be controlled to enable all visitors to enjoy the event. Performer […]
Save the Date—Tapestry Folkdance Center invites you to the 11th Annual Call of the Loon, featuring Stringrays, Northern Aire, Will Mentor and Ted Hodapp! A fabulous line-up of talent, an active schedule, many dancing opportunities, and a weekend of fun—check back for the full schedule and registration. Coming soon!