4 Meetup Groups match “Fiddle” near Providence, RI
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Bring an instrument and join us around a nice campfire to play some music. For anyone who enjoys strumming along, singing, listening, meeting new people, and the experience of making live music. Don't worry if you're a beginner.
THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO THE GREATER RI and SE-MA CONTRA DANCING! Here is a simple description of what happens at many contra dance across the country from NEFFA (New England Folk Festival Association): What is "contra dancing"? It is an evening of fun featuring dancing in "sets" of about a dozen couples. You interact with your partner, and everyone else in the set too, as you dance with easy walking steps to energetic, live music. A caller first explains the movements and then prompts you dur …
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Contra dance is a kind of social dance with live music where a caller teaches the figures. You don't need to come with a partner, and while there is a short lesson before each of our dances it's optional. Most people learn contra dancing by doing it. It looks like: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beOFeIIk4KY You should wear comfortable clothes that you can move easily in. High heels don't work well. We'll have water but if you'd like to save cups bringing a water bottle is good.
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