An evening of Israeli folkdancing! All are welcome, regardless of age
or experience. We will start at 7:00 with beginner circle dances, and
progress to an intermediate level. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes
to protect the floor.
Band: The New Hoosier Broadcasters (Southern Indiana)
Caller: Deborah Hyland (St. Louis)
It’s come time for another Kalyx Barn Dance!!! The New Hoosier Broadcasters of Bloomington IN and Louisville KY will be playing great old-time music for contra and square dances for the dynamic calling of Deborah Hyland (St. Louis)!! A combination not experienced before and not to be missed!!!
- 5:00 pm Potluck
- 6:30 pm Beginner Lesson
- 7:00 pm Dance with Deborah Hyland and The New Hoosier Broadcasters
- 9:00 pm Giant bonfire
- 9:30 pm More dancing
Caller: Scott Meyer
Caller: Gail Hintze (Chillicothe, IL)
Caller: Scott Meyer
NEW! Beginner-level Israeli Dance Class
You are invited to join a new class in beginner Israeli Folkdancing, at the Phillips Recreation Center in Urbana. All ages are welcome!
Learn classic yet simple dances at a comfortable pace, in a relaxed atmosphere. This is a drop-in class, with donations requested to help cover facility costs.
Beginner classes start at 7:00 pm sharp, so please feel free to arrive early.
More advanced teaching will follow at 7:30 pm, interspersed with lots of open dance time. We’ll introduce exciting new dances to our repertoire and review some dances that were taught last year.
Band: Too Old To Be Controlled
Caller: Jim Hemphill (St. Louis)
Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco and blues, they offer a thrilling and redefining take on traditional music.
Each evening will begin with a half hour beginner-level class. More advanced teaching will follow, interspersed with lots of open dance time.