Janet Shepherd and Kingfisher

DATES: Friday June 30, 2023 – Saturday July 1, 2023    

Left to right: Janet Shepherd is returning with Kingfisher: Jeff Kaufman and Cecilia Vacanti.

Caller Janet Shepherd began calling shortly after moving to Atlanta in 1990, and has been a mainstay there ever since. With smooth walk-throughs, infectious humor and a dash of southern charm she has delighted dancers throughout the Southeast and states beyond. Whether with zippy contras, rowdy squares, or quirky odd formations, she is always brewing up fun for every crowd.

Kingfisher is a Boston-based contra dance band, consisting of:

  • Cecilia Vacanti on fiddle; and
  • Jeff Kaufman on piano, mandolin, drums, synths.


  • Friday 7:00 – 10:00 pm (open waltz 6-7 pm)
  • Saturday 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Saturday 6:00 – 9:00 pm (open waltz 5-6 pm)


AvailableAdult Weekend Pass30.00 USDAdult Weekend Pass
AvailableAdult Single Dance15.00 USDAdult Single Dance
AvailableYouth (16-25) Single Admission7.50 USDYouth (16-25) Single Admission
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.
Janet Shepherd calls ‘Peace Through Dance’, a contra dance by Perry Shafran on 2 July 2022 at The Dancing Fish to the music of ReelPlay.
Janet Shepherd & Kingfisher

Patrick Harrigan

An avid contra dancer, Patrick Harrigan is also a photographer, editor, and website publisher.