Friday, June 17, 2016

Scottish Highland games June 18, Itasca, IL

Friday, June 17th & Saturday, June 18th
Hamilton Lakes, Itasca, IL

Midsommar Fest Sat June 18 Rockford

Swedish Historical Society of Rockford will hold its annual Midsommar Fest from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 18 at Erlander Home Museum, 404 S. Third St, Rockford, IL

Monday, June 6, 2016

Door County Folk Festival July 13-17, 2016

Received from Paul/EDC:

07/13-17 Door County Folk Festival (We-Su) Baileys Harbor, Ephraim & Sister Bay, WI. Featuring workshops/culture sessions with  John Morovich and other regional dance leaders. Live Music with  Nick Bratkovich and Do Zore Orchestra
            *EDC Dance @ Latvian Center canceled for this event

07/15-17 Door County Contra Dance Weekend (Fr-Su) Baileys Harbor,  Ephraim & Sister Bay, WI. Featuring calling by Carol Ormand. Live Music with Rare Privilege and the Toe Trippers
            *EDC Dance @ Latvian Center canceled for this event

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Chicago Summerdance 2016

June 24 - September 11, 2016 • Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago • FREE

The detailed schedule isn't up on the official website yet, but we've heard about the following events so far:

July 10 -  4pm-5pm: John & Galia, Balkanske Igri will be teaching, followed by Romanian music with Nicolae Feraru, free event associated with Taste of Chicago

Aug 17 -  Chicago SummerDance features Joe Kirin's KGB Band with EDC Teaching 6:00-7:00, Dancing 7:30-9:30 - Free  Spirit of Music Garden, Michigan Ave & Balbo Dr, (601 S Michigan Ave) Chicago IL 60605 EDC may meet at the Latvian Center after this event

Friday, June 3, 2016

Not Meeting Friday, June 3, 2016

We will not be meeting for dancing in Downers Grove Friday, June 3, 2016, because many of us will be at June Camp Hope to see you there, or on Fridays before and after.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Louise WBOM interview - Tim Macdonald + Jeremy Ward Mon 5/30 8am

Memorial Day Monday May 30, 2016, at 8am, on, there will be a program called Artist's Showcase broadcast from the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center in Rockford, with Louise interviewing folk musicians Tim MacDonald and Jeremy Ward.

Labor Day Weekend World Village Music and Dance Camp in WV Sep 2-5

Roo will be teaching at this Labor Day camp (formerly known as "Buffalo on the Danube") in West Virginia, along with Sonia and Cristian, and Steve Kotansky:

World Village Music and Dance Camp
Timber Ridge Camp, High View, WV
Labor Day weekend 
September 2-5, 2016