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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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
9:40 am

Monthly contradance at Bates welcomes new music

Matching Orange, a new high-energy folk band from the Boston area, makes its first performance at the monthly Bates College contradance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

May 2, 2002
9:34 am

Concert launches CD for Lewiston contradance faves Wake the Neighbors

Wake the Neighbors, a Lewiston band known for its take on Celtic and world musics, performs a CD release concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street, Lewiston. Admission to this concert sponsored by the Freewill Folk Society is $5.

Wednesday

September 1, 1999
12:00 am

Catharsis to perform Contradance

Contradance band Catharsis will perform at Bates College (Friday) Sept. 10 at 8:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. Sponsored by the Bates Freewill Folk Society, the contradance will be called by John McIntyre. Soft- soled shoes are recommended, but not required. The public is invited to attend free of charge.