Performer List

GROUPS / SOLO PERFORMERS

Alchemy
– English Country Dance Band

Allison de Groot & Nic Gareiss
–- Percussive Dance Instruction

Alta Havana
— Traditional Cuban Music

Peter & Mary Alice Amidon  
–- Song & Dance Leaders

Anna Patton and Julie Vallimont
— Balfolk Dance Band

Elke Baker 
–- Scottish Fiddle

Buddy System & Friends
-– Techno Contra & Contra Dance Band

Capital District Megaband
— Community Dance Band

D.R. Shadow
— Electro Contra DJ

Folk Song
— Classical Indian & Irish Music

Gordon Webster Blues Band
— Blues Dance Band

Heartsease
–- English Country Dance Band

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
-– Classic Americana, Contra, Waltzes, Squares

Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew
-– Cajun Dance Band

Kalos (McDonald, McKasson & McLane)
-– Contra Band

Kings & Queens Drill Team
— Youth Dance Drill Team

lydia & Andrea
— Scandinavian Dance & Instruction

Mean Lids
–- Contra Dance Band

Mona’s Hot Four (plus one)
— Swing / Jazz Band

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet
— Tango Group

Polaris
— Contra Dance Band

Quickstep
-– Americana & Celtic Music and Dance

Rose & the Bros
— Zydeco Band

Mark Rust
— Music & Songs of the Catskills

Saratoga Springs HS Fiddle Club
— Student Trad. Fiddle Club

Scottish Country Dancers
-– Scottish Dance Performance

Spare Parts
— Vintage Dance & Waltz

Cedar Stanistreet
— Flurry All Stars

STEPTUNE!
— Trad Irish Band

Swinging Air Force
— Swing Dance Instruction

Tamarack
— Family Dance Band

Terpsichore
— Scottish Dance Band

The Big Takeover
— Jamaican Dance Band

The Gong Lab
— Sound & Vibration Experience

The Ladybugs
— Swing Band

The Lovestruck Balladeers
-– American & International Music

The Vanaver Caravan
— World Dancd & Music

Trio Picante
— English Country Dance Band

Up Front Session Band
— Pan Celtic Jam Band

Waldorf a cappella
— Teen a cappella Singers

Young Tradition Vermont
— Teen Trad. Musicians

Zorkie Nelson’s West African Drummers & Dancers
–- Drum & Dance from Ghana

George Wilson
— Contra Fiddler

Zerd
— Buryat-Mongolian ensemble

Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band
– Balkan Dance Band

CALLERS / INSTRUCTORS / STORYTELLERS

Emily Addison
-– Dance Organizer Discussion

Meg Affonso
— Yoga Instruction

Albany Tango Society
— Latin Dance Instruction

Alexander Technique
–- Tension Release/Relaxation Instruction

Isaac Banner
— Contra Dance Caller

Don Bell
-– English Country Dance Caller

William Bracken
-– Pub Sing Leader

Casey Carr
— Contra Dance Caller

Veena & Devesh Chandra
— Music & Dance of India

Laura Chieko
– Blues Dance Instruction

Peter Davis
— Music Workshop Instructor

Alexandra Deis-Lauby
— Contra Dance Caller

DJ Funkenstein
— Funk & Disco Music

Danielle Enblom
— Irish Dance Instruction

Ari Erlbaum
— Yodeling & Instrument Instructor

Nils Fredland
– Contra Dance Caller

Front Parlor Storytelling
– Storytelling Instruction

Wayne Fugate
— Music Instructor

Michael Ginsburg
– Balkan Dance Leader

Lisa Greenleaf
— Contra & Square Dance Caller

Jacqui Grennan
— Contra Dance Caller

Reggie Harris
— African American Stories & Songs

Hudson Valley Dances of Universal Peace
— Multicultural Dance Instruction

Bob Isaacs
–- Grid Squares

Joe and Jesse
— Native American Stories & Dances

Susan Kevra
— Dance Caller

Joakim Lartey
— African Drumming & Storytelling

Jeannine Laverty
— Adirondack Storyteller

Roo Lester
— Scandi Dance Instructor

Lili Loveday / Arts In Motion
— Family Games and Dances

Alan McClintock
— Capital District Storyteller

Val Medve
— English Country Dance Caller

Brian Melick
— Udu/Percussion Instructor

MetaMovements
— Latin Dance Instruction

David Millstone
-– English Country Dance Caller

Karim Nagi
— Arab Music & Dance

Garland Nelson
— African American vocal tradition

Lois New
-– Scottish Dance Instruction

Jason Pew
Yoga Instruction

Harvey Raufman
-– Waltz Instruction

Paul Rosenberg
–Family/Community Dance Leader

Saraphina & Katie
— Vocal and Body Movement instruction

Saratoga Savoy
— Disco Dance Instruction

Tango Fusion Dance Company
– Latin Dance Instruction

Mark Tolstrup
-– Tai-Chi Instructor

Diane Silver
— Contra Dance Caller

The Storycrafters
-– Award Winning Storytellers

Erica Weiss
— Cajun & Zydeco Dance Instruction