URBANA COUNTRY DANCERS

FALL 2016 SCHEDULE

We generally dance on three Fridays of each month (with occasional dances on Saturdays). The specific dates depend on the scheduling of holidays and other events. All dances run from 8 to 11 P.M. unless otherwise noted. There is a new dancer orientation workshop at 7:30 prior to most dances. Most of the dances are at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W.Stoughton, Urbana. Admission $5 (students/seniors $4; under 13 free). Special events may have a higher admission price.

If you are going to be traveling this fall you might want to check out some of the dance groups elsewhere in the country, or some of the dance weekends this fall.

Printable schedule for fall 2016 (PDF - 84 KB)

Key to the location codes

MONTH DAY BAND(S) CALLER(S) LOC
September 2016
September
Friday 2 Big Bluestem
Kathleen Everingham, Jose Agusti, Rebecca Grosser, Drew Phillips & Todd Kinney
Neal Schlein
Champaign-Urbana
PRC
September Friday 16 Euphor
Matt Turino, Sam Payne/guitar, Tom Turino & Michael Valliant
WELCOME DANCE:
Welcome new dancers to our group and regulars back after the summer.
Kristi Emilsson
Chicago
PRC
September Friday 23 Billy Mathews and Friends
Miriam Larson
Champaign-Urbana
PRC
October 2016
October Saturday 8 Meadowhawk
5:00 pm - Potluck prior to the dance.
7:00 pm - Dancing
9:00 pm - Big bonfire, followed by more dancing
11:00 pm - More dancing with open band and open calling
at the Kalyx Center
442 E 1300 North Rd
Monticello, IL
Kalyx Center Map
TBA KAL
October Friday 14 DR. SHADOW
Ben Smith will come over from Indianapolis to provide music for a Techno Contra
Vickie Stohl
Indianapolis
PRC
October Friday 21 to
Sunday 23
Gypsy Moon Ball
Dance weekend in Indianapolis
October Friday 28 Too Old to be Controlled
Claudia and Gary Kaufman & Dave Kuntz from Danvers and Bloomington-Normal
Anne Huber
Urbana
PRC
November 2016
November 3-5 8th Annual Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival
Come out for two days of music, dance, storytelling and hands-on fun. See the festival website for more information and a schedule.
November Friday 4 Baba Yaga’s Stew
Diana Davis, Lucia Thomas, & Sarah Allen
Part of the Folk and Roots Festival
TBA TBA
November Friday 11 Dump Chickens
Wayne Logue, Tom Faux, Randall McCabe, Peter Fagan & Jose Agusti
Jonathan Sivier
Champaign
PRC
November Friday 18 Open Band
Bring your instrument and join the band
Fred Park
North Carolina
PRC
December 2016
December Friday 2 Got Your Back Stringband
David Soucek, Jason Robinson, Brenda Koenig & Corbin Phillips
Gail Hintze
Chillicothe
PRC
December Friday 9 Mean Lids
Miriam Larson, Ben Smith & Matt Turino
Advanced Dance!
Scott Meyer
Champaign
PRC
December Friday 16 Acoustic Mayhem
Laura Sleade, Ed Hawkes, Lyle Konigsberg & Sue Frankenberg
Open Calling TBA
2017
January 13-14 30th Annual Chambana Jan Jam
Details TBA
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