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Friday

May 3, 2013
9:37 am

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival presents three days of contradancing, workshops and performances beginning May 9.

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

Thursday

January 31, 2013
4:36 pm

POSTPONED: Third annual Bates Folk Music Festival

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place Feb. 8-9.

POSTPONED: Third annual Bates Folk Music Festival

Friday

January 27, 2012
3:56 pm

Bands from afar heading for second annual Community Folk Festival

Contradancing, workshops and performances by musicians from as far away as Montana are among attractions at the second annual Community Folk Festival.

Bands from afar heading for second annual Community Folk Festival

Friday

February 4, 2011
8:43 am

Folk fest features fiddler Erica Brown, Celtic fusion band the Bridgebuilders

Lewiston fiddler Erica Brown, the Boston-area folk-fusion band the Bridgebuilders, and local and Bates College performers appear at the Bates Community Folk Festival starting at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Following the festival in Chase Lounge at 8 p.m. is the college’s regular second-Friday contradance, featuring caller Chrissy Fowler and the bands Playgroup and Perpetual e-Motion.

Thursday

September 3, 1998
3:37 pm

Wake the Neighbors featured at contradance

Wake the Neighbors, a Lewiston-based contradance quartet, will perform with caller John McIntire from 8:30 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Sept. 18, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Wednesday

January 14, 1998
12:28 pm

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.

Friday

August 29, 1997
3:36 pm

Goose Cove Orchestra opens Bates Contradance Series

The Bates College Freewill Folk Society opens the 1997-98 Contradance Series with The Goose Cove Orchestra and caller Greg More at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. General admission is $4 and $2 for students and seniors. Soft-soled shoes are recommended.