Spokane Folklore Society Index

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Fall Folk Festival
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Contra Dance Bands

Crooked Kilt- at FFF 2019 (photo Bob Thompson)

Arvid Lundin  and Deep Roots: lundinsviolins@hotmail.com (509-994-4894

"Crooked Kilt" consists of 5 multi instrumentalist band members who have now produced 4 CD's!  They can be contacted through their website: www.crookedkilt.net, and are on FB: Crooked Kilt.  email: Carla.carnegie@gmail.com. Phn. 509 592 7875.  Some of the instruments featured are: fiddle, accordion, guitar, bass, highland pipes, piano, bodhran, Celtic Harp, percussion and 4part vocals. They play for Contras, weddings, wakes, parties, festivals and performances around the PNW.

Dog Paw

Bi-musical contra dance band plays northern and southern tunes. Members include
Eugene Jablonsky, Lzs Dresibach and Sally Jablonsky
Contact: liz.dreisbach@gmail.com 509 536-1126

Floating Crowbar
-Irish Traditional Music
contact: Don Thomsen 509-534-3150

Growling Old Women (Pasco, WA)  contra dance band consisting of: fiddler, rhythm piano, rhythm guitar, djembe, bodhran. We play Irish, French Canadian, oldtimey. Contact: fiddlebanjo@charter.net or call Edna Mae Whitney at (509) 546-2626 Available to travel all Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

InTentCity – a Family contradance band straight out of North Idaho.
Contact Seth Richards - contraintentcity@gmail.com

Northern Shore
– lively hard driving contradance music
 Contact:   Dave Beach   dbeach72@gmail.com     208-416-1534

Red Herring - Contra dance band - members include Stuart Bachman Ken Raymond, Larry Simmons,
Betsy Richards, Seth Richards and Graham Richard
Contact: Stuart Bachman 251-0671 stuart_b@icloud.com

 River City Ramblers - This Spokane old-time string band features fiddler Judy Lungren, Bill Siems on mandolin, Ted Hensold on banjo and harmonica, and Dawn Holladay on guitar. Lively dance music for contras, squares and just listening! Call Judy Lungren for booking: 509-747-8971, or Dawn Holladay at 509-747-2678.    Email  Judy Ludgren- (rick-judy@icehouse.net)

Too Young to Marry – Tashie Dial and friends
Play a variety of tunes, Celtic, old-timey and French Canadian
Contact 509-299-3109