Pam Weeks

 

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Upcoming Dates

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Third Saturday contra dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall - 7:30/8PM $10/7
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

 

Tonight, Velocipede is back at Bowdoinham: Julia Plumb on fiddle and foot percussion, Baron Collins Hill on tenor guitar and mandolin. Calling by Dereck Kalish from Boston.. This is going to be a really great dance so bring some friends and come on out!! Admission $10 ($7 for students and seniors). Beginners' workshop at 7:30, dance 8-11PM

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

CONTRA DANCE AT BOWDOINHAM TOWN HALL - 8-11 $7-10
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

 

tonight: music by T-Acadie: Pam Weeks on fiddle, Jim Joseph on button accordion, 5-string banjo, foot percussion; Bill Olson on guitar. Calling by Bill Olson. Dance to lots of Quebecois and old time tunes and original dances by Bill. beginners 7:30, dance 8-11. donation: $10 ($7 seniors and students) Beginners' workshop 7:30, dance 8-11. come on out!!!

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

3rd Saturday Contradance at Bowdoinham - 7:30 workshop, 8PM-11PM dance $10/7
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Tonight, music by Emily Troll and friends: Emily Troll on accordion, Adams Carney on fiddle, Dana Hartshorn on piano. Calling by John McIntire. Beginners' workshop 7:30, dance 8-11. donation $10, $7 seniors and students. No experience necessary.. Come on out!!!

Past Dates

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Third Saturday Contra dance - 8-11PM $7/10
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

music by "Calliope", Tamora Goltz on fiddle, John Pranio of fiddle, banjo harmonica; David Stimson on guitar piano concertina, flute.. Calliope was the house band at the North Whitefield dance for a decade or more..  Caller will be Dela (Taylor) Murphy. Come join the fun!!

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Third Saturday dance at the Town Hall - 8PM $10/$7
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

The band tonight will be "Stuart Kenney and Friends". Friends being Greg Boardman on fiddle and Elsie Gawler on cello!!As most of you know, Stuart is the fabulous bassist and banjo player who played for years with Wild Asparagus and now with Tidal Wave, JEMS, The Sevens, Clew Bay, and The Stringrays. Caller will be Tim Van Egmond from western Mass. Tim was a founding member and caller for the seminal contra dance band, Swallowtail!!! This is sure to be a GREAT night, so mark your calendar. Admission: $10, $7 seniors and students. Beginners' workshop 7:30PM, dance 8-11.

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Afternoon/Evening Contra dance with Barefoot and Will mentor calling - 4PM Challenging dances, 8PM contradance see below
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Continuing the tradition.. Presenting BAREFOOT (Ed Howe and Jamie Oshima) with Will Mentor (from Vermont) calling. AFTERNOON/EVENING CONTRADANCE!! - 4-6pm challenging dances, 6-7:30 potluck dinner, 7:30 beginners session, 8PM contradance afternoon $8, evening $10, $15 for both..

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Third Saturday Contra Dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall - 7:30 beginners, dance 8-11PM $10/$7
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Tonight: music by The Orono Contraband! (Ryu Mitsuhashi on fiddle, Anthony Viselli on mandolin, Sam Furth on guitar). Caller Tavi Merrill. Beginners' workshop at 7:30, dance runs from 8-11PM. All welcome, no experience necessary.. Come dance at one of Maine's oldest and finest dance halls!

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

3rd Saturday Contradance!!! - 7:30 beginners, 8-11PM dance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Tonight, Music by Bowdoinham perennial favorites, Greg and Jessie Boardman, calling by Dugan Murphy.

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

contra dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall - Family Dance 6:15PM, Beginners 7:30PM, dance 8-11PM Family dance free, contra dance $10/$12 (see below)
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709H, 207-576-7296C

Special event tonight!! Community/Family dance precedes the main contra dance. This dance with music by an ALL COMER'S BAND will precede the main dance and start at 6:15 (all are welcome to sit in) Admission to the community dance is FREE!!!.  Regular contra dance: music by The Pineland Fiddlers, youth band coordinated by Ellen Gawler. Calling by Bill Olson (or maybe Maggie Robinson).: beginners' session 7:30, dance 8-11PM Contradance: $10 adults, $7 students and seniors

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

3rd Saturday contra dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall - 7:30PM beginners, 8-11PM dance. $10/$7
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

This month, a dance postponed from December,...SCROD PUDDING is back at the Town Hall!! Yep, the greatest Maine "food band" of all time will be back to play and call. Pam Weeks of fiddle and mountain dulcimer; Jim Joseph on banjo and button accordion; Greg Anderson on Hammered Dulcimer; Eric Johnson on guitar (and doing sound); Bill Olson on bass. Bill Olson will be calling. DO NOT MISS THIS DANCE!!! Donation: $10/$7 students and seniors. Please come out and show your support!!

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

3rd Saturday contra dance - 7:30 beginners, 8-11PM dance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Tonight music by Ellen Gawler on fiddle, Elsie Gawler on cello, and Baron Collins-Hill on tenor guitar. Calling will be by Maine favorite, John McIntire.

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Contradance with BIEN SUR (Elaine Malkin and Gail Lipfert) with Pam Weeks. Maggie Robinson calling. - 8PM, beginners workshop, 7:30 $10/$7 seniors and students
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Contradance at Bowdoinham Town Hall!! - 8:00PM (beginners' workshop at 7:30) $10/$7 (students and seniors)
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

DANCE CANCELLED!! Back by popular demand!! Scrod Pudding played the 3rd Saturday contradance at the Town Hall for nearly 25 years.. This month they are back for their "holiday extravaganza". Scrod Pudding is: Greg Anderson on hammered dulcimer, Pam Weeks on fiddle and mountain dulcimer, Jim Joseph on button accordion and banjo, Eric Johnson on guitar, Bill Olson on bass and Bill Olson calling. Be ready for surprises AND the Chipmumk Song waltz!!!

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Contradance at Bowdoinham Town Hall!! - 7:30 beginners' workshop, 8:00 dance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinhsam, ME 04008
207-666-3709

SPECIAL DANCE TONIGHT!! Music by "Catastrophe" (Kyra Bleicher on Fiddle, Dana Hartshorn on piano, Jamie Oshima on guitar, and Ness Smith-Savedoff on percussion).. Calling by Luke Donforth from Vermont!! DO NOT MISS THIS DANCE!!!

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

CONTRADANCE!! - 7:30 BEGINNERS W/S, 8pm DANCE $10/$7 STUDENTS AND SENIORS
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Music this month by "Velocipede", (Julia Plumb and Baron Collins-Hill), with calling by California's Jean Gibson-Gorrindo!

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

3rd Saturday Contradance - Beginners' workshop 7:30, dance 8PM $10/($7 students and seniors)
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME
207-666-3709

Music this month a Maine Fiddle Camp reunion!! Music by Greg and Jessie Boardman (guitar and fiddle), with calling by Maggie Robinson!

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

AFTERNOON/EVENING CONTRADANCE!! - 4-6pm challenging dances, 6-7:30 potluck dinner, 7:30 beginners session, 8PM contradance afternoon $8, evening $10, $15 for both
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Ed Howe and Jamie Oshima, A.K.A. "Barefoot" (click for video) will be playing for this dance. Will Mentor will be calling! DON'T MISS THIS ONE!!!

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Contra Dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall - 7:30PM beginners, 8PM dance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

This month, T-Acadie will be playing (Pam Weeks fiddle, Jim Joseph banjo, button accordion, percussion, Bill Olson guitar). Bill Olson calling. Quebecois, Old Timey, New England music. Beginners' session at 7:30, dance 8-11PM. Please come out and help support the Bowdoinham dance, Maine's longest running dance series..

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

CONTRADANCE - 7:30 beginners' workshop, 8PM dance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

music by the ORONO CONTRABAND (Ryu Misuhashi on fiddle, Anthony Viselli on mandolin, Sam Furth on guitar.)!! Caller DUGAN MURPHY!!

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

CONTRADANCE!!! - 7:30 beginners' workshop, 8PM contradance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Scrod Pudding is BACK at Bowdoinham Town Hall!! Greg Anderson on hammered dulcimer; Pam Weeks on fiddle and mountain dulcimer; Jim Joseph on button accordion, banjo, percussion; Eric Johnson on guitar; Bill Olson on bass; and Bill Olson calling!! Scrod Pudding played the Bowdoinham every month for over 20 years.. let's welcome them back with a really BIG turnout!!!

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

CONTRADANCE!! - 7:30 beginners' session/8PM contra dance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
207-666-3709

Tonight: David Stimson on guitar, Tamora Goltz and Alden Robinson on fiddles and David Kaynor (long time contradance caller and musician from Montague, MA) on fiddle and calling. Don't miss this dance!!

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

CONTRADANCE!! - 7:30PM beginners' session/ 8PM contradance $10/$7 students and seniors
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME
207-666-3709

Music by Ed Howe on fiddle, Lincoln Meyers (notoriously known Bluegrass flat picker) on guitar, Stuart Kenney on banjo and bass!! Calling by Dugan Murphy. Come on out to the first Bowdoinham dance of the season!

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

community/family dance - 6PM-7:15 PM $2 kids/$3 adults/$12 max family
School St.
Bowdoinham, ME
207-666-3709

Ellen Gawler will again bring her all youth band, "the Pineland Fiddlers" to anchor the band for the community dance. This will be an "all comer's band", so bring your instrument! Dugan Murphy will be calling. Folks from the Bowdoinham Elementary School will be on site with potluck desert afterwards!