Contra Dance Band (2017 program)

Art Peterson & friends
Music 4 – Rm 221 / 5:00 - 6:00

Come and absorb some basics of playing in a contra dance band, and go over the tunes for the Saturday evening contra dance, which will feature our huge open band with you playing your instrument, Ann McChesney-Young helping coordinate tune changes, Debra Tayleur and Peter Persoff sharing piano duties, Laurie Miller on bass, and Cassandra Vlahos coordinating the string of wonderful callers all working with a plethora of fun-loving dancers.

Art PetersonArt Peterson has toured solo and been in many musical ensembles over the years featuring music from Woody Guthrie to Count Basie to Neil Young. He has his own contra dance band called “Wildcat Canyon”, and also plays with “The Herby Derby Band”, “The Possum Family Singers”, “The Lost Hippies” and his own country band, “The Polka Cowboys”.