Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers to play for contradance
The Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers, under the direction of Greg Boardman, performs for a contradance at Bates at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Chase Hall.
Beth and Tony Parkes will call easy dances early and more challenging dances from 8:45 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12. Proceeds from the concert, sponsored by the Freewill Folk Society and the Bates College chapter of Habitat for Humanity, will benefit local Habitat for Humanity projects.
Earlier in the day, the Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers will appear with the Bow & String Band at the United Baptist Church in Lewiston for a fiddle festival and informal jam session with any interested musicians. The jam session begins at 1 p.m. and the concert starts at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12. The fiddle festival is sponsored by the Bow & String Studio and Franco Folk Arts Cooperative.