Community Calendar

Jan
4
Fri
2019
Jan Jam 2019 !!! @ Illini Union
Jan 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Fri Jan 4, 2019 @ Illini Union Rooms A/B/C:

Details subject to change

Jan
5
Sat
2019
Jan Jam 2019 !!! @ Illini Union
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Sat Jan 5, 2019 @ Illini Union

Jan Jam 2019 !!! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Jan 5 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 2:00 am

After Party at Channing-Murray Foundation!

Jan Jam After Party: Contra dancing with Amanda Ramey, Matt Turino and
Open band and open calling hosted by Lauren Peckman
Jan
6
Sun
2019
Jan Jam 2019 !!! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Sun Jan 6, 2019 Brunch & Dancing @ Channing-Murray Foundation

  • 10-11a     Brunch
  • 11-12n     Open Waltz with Mean Lids
  • 12-1:30p  Contra Dance with Mean Lids and Scott, Jonathan and Gail
Jan
18
Fri
2019
Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: The Young and the Fretless

Caller: Jonathan Sivier

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation

Feb
1
Fri
2019
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: Snakeroot

Caller: Dale Wilson (St. Louis)

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation

Feb
15
Fri
2019
Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: Too Old To Be Controlled (McLean county)

Caller: Deborah Hyland (St. Louis)

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation

Mar
1
Fri
2019
Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: The Mound City Slickers (St. Louis)

Caller: Karen Jackson (St. Louis)

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation

Mar
15
Fri
2019
Marchfest @ Phillips Recreation Center
Mar 15 – Mar 17 all-day

 

You Are Invited To The

Seventeenth Annual

Marchfest
Traditional Dance
& Music Festival

March 15-17, 2019

The Central Illinois English Country Dancers with the cooperation of the Urbana Country Dancers will be holding a weekend of traditional dance and music at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W.Stoughton in Urbana, ILThe event will feature a Friday evening contra dance, various dance workshops during the day Saturday, a Saturday evening English Country Ball. Sunday events are still being planned. Check back for more details.
 

Featuring

Music By
Rare Privilege

With Amy McFarland on piano & Maria Terres on violin
The band comes from Wisconsin

Dance Instruction By
Nikki Herbst
English dance leader from Iowa

Additional Music and Dance Instruction By
The Flatland Consort
Tom Anderson on piano, Laura Bauer on woodwinds, Richard Engelbrecht-Wiggans on cello and Gwynne McQueen on violin

Susan Burt
Jon Hanson
Scott Meyer
Jonathan Sivier
Local English Dance Leaders


 

Check back soon for additional details

 

Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: Rare Privilege (WI)

Caller: Tamara Loewenthal (Bloomington, IN)

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation

Apr
5
Fri
2019
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: Big Bluestem

Caller: Gail Hintze (Chillicothe, IL)

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation

Apr
19
Fri
2019
Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Band: Acoustic Mayhem

Caller: Jim Hemphill (St. Louis)

7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation