Contra dance fiddle tunes


Hailing from the great state of Maine, Julia Plumb (fiddle, foot percussion) and Baron Collins-Hill (tenor guitar, mandolin) play fiddle tunes from around the world for contra dances, concert halls, coffee houses, and doughnut factories throughout the country. Julia and Baron met at Maine Fiddle Camp in 2008. Colorado Friends Of Old Time Music And Dance is a non-profit organization that runs this community, participatory dances — such as contra dances — with live music and calling in the Denver and Boulder metro area of Colorado. No prior dance experience is necessary, and nearly all our dances are preceded by a lesson. Contra Dan's is the name of the Houston community band that is open to anyone who would like to play for the contra dances. Credit goes to Mike Head for starting the original Contra Dan's, coming up with the name, and supplying some of the music that we use. The current incarnation of Contra Dan's is organized and led by John Bloom and Keith ...