Jan Jam 2018 is Coming!! First weekend of 2018 with a Sunday Dance for the first time ever!! Sassafras Stomp will be joining us from Maine to bring their sweet sounds to Chambana for the first time ever! Mean Lids and Big Bluestem will also be featured bands! The Callers on Friday Night will be our own Scott Meyer and Jonathan Sivier.
Jo Mortland of Chicago will be our featured caller calling all the dances on Saturday!
We will also have exciting workshops all of Saturday!!
Friday (Illini Union)
8-10: Sassafras Stomp w/ Scot Meyer and Jonathan Sivier
10:15-11:30: Mean Lids w/ Scott Meyer and Jonathan Sivier
Saturday (Illini Union except for potluck and after-party)
10- 4:30 workshops
1:30-4:30: Big Bluestem w/ Jo Mortland
5:30-7: Potluck at Channing-Murray (1209 W. Oregon, Urbana)
7-8:45: Mean Lids w/ Jo Mortland
9-11: Sassafras Stomp w/ Jo Mortland
11-2 After-party at Channing-Murray w/ Food/Drink
Dancing w/ Community band and Open Calling
11-12: Waltzing w/ Mean Lids
12-1:30 Contra Dance w/ Mean Lids
Early Registration before December 19: $55 Regular, $50 Students
After December 19 and walk in: $60 Regular, $55 Students
Housing Contact Mark Jaeger 217-344-1739 before December 19
Also a special group rate is available at the Illini Union Hotel if you want to stay at the venue!
Scholarships: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Food and Drink: Illini Union has a restrictive food policy, So we will only have food at the Channing Murray Foundation after-party on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday Morning. Please bring water bottle and snacks!
Parking: Recommended parking for the Illini Union is the Parking Structure C-7 812 S. 5th St. Champaign. If you park on the Street read the parking meter carefully! Free Parking is provided for those staying at the Illini Union Hotel!