Labor Day Weekend Sept 1-2-3 at The Dancing Fish

Featuring Gaye Fifer and Bob Isaacs calling to the music of ReelPlay and Hot Coffee Breakdown

Gaye Fifer called contra dances recently to the music of ReelPlay at Mentone Contra Weekend on Saturday, 19 August 2023 at Camp DeSoto in Mentone, AL. ReelPlay is Robbin Marcus on piano & percussion and Dave Marcus on concertina.
Gaye Fifer called contra dances recently to the music of ReelPlay at Mentone Contra Weekend on Saturday, 19 August 2023 at Camp DeSoto in Mentone, AL. Reelplay is an Atlanta-based contra dance band, consisting of Dave Marcus on concertina and Robbin L Marcus on piano and Scott Russel on guitar.

——————————————— Friday ———————————————

Friday Night Dance;
4:00 – 5:30 PM – Sound Check
5:30 – 6:45 PM – Cross-step waltz workshop (w/ Patrick)
7:00 – 8:30 PM – Hot Coffee Breakdown + Bob Isaacs
8:30 – 8:45 PM Break
8:45 – 10:00 PM ReelPlay + Gaye Fifer

——————————————— Saturday ———————————————

Saturday Afternoon Dance:
1:00 – 2:30 PM – Hot Coffee Breakdown + Gaye Fifer
2:30 – 2:45 PM – Break
2:45 – 4:00 PM – Hot Coffee Breakdown + Bob Isaacs

Saturday Cookout: 4:00 – 5:45 PM

Saturday Night Dance:

4:30 – 5:45 PM – Cross-step waltz workshop (w/ Patrick)
6:00 – 8:00 PM – ReelPlay + Gaye Fifer
8:00 – 8:15 PM – Break
8:15 – 10:00 PM – Hot Coffee Breakdown + Bob Isaacs

——————————————— Sunday ———————————————

Sunday Afternoon Dance:
1:00 – 2:30 PM – ReelPlay + Gaye Fifer
2:30 – 2:45 PM – Break
2:45 – 4:00 PM – ReelPlay + Bob Isaacs

4:00 – 5:45 PM Sunday Cookout

Sunday Night Dance:

5:30 – 6:45 PM – Cross-step waltz workshop (w/ Patrick)

6:00 – 8:00 PM – Hot Coffee Breakdown + Gaye Fifer
8:00 – 8:15 PM – Break
8:15 – 10:00 PM – ReelPlay + Bob Isaacs

Hot Coffee Breakdown is Tom Cunningham, Kate Sanders and Luis deLeon.
Hot Coffee Breakdown is Tom Cunningham, Kate Sanders and Luis deLeon.

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Patrick Harrigan

Patrick Harrigan

An avid contra dancer, Patrick Harrigan is also a photographer, editor, website publisher and secretary of the Confederation of Indigenous Nations of the Middle East and North Africa (cinmena.org).