Family Folk Dance - Saturday, February 8th

All School Community Event

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
with Live Music & Dancing with Caller Erik Hoffman & Erik Thor and Hands Four

San Francisco Waldorf Grade School
Dakin Hall
2938 Washington Street

5:30 pm 6:00 pm Pre-Dance Musical Jam.  Bring your acoustic instrument and warm-up with the band!

6:00 - 8:30 pm Winter Dance in the Dakin Hall. Learn contra, square and circle dances with dance caller Erik Hoffman. Erik is known for his jovial and inclusive calling style. Since 1985, he’s called and fiddled for contras and squares across the country as well as in England and Denmark.
No prior experience necessary!

Donations requested at the door:
$10 Individual
$15 Adult + 1 child
$20 Family (Group of 4 with at least 1 adult) 
*No one turned away for lack of funds.

Swing your partner and dance to the tunes of Erik's band -  Erik Thor and Hands Four - featuring:
  Erik Hoffman — Fiddle & Callin'
  Ingrid Noyes — Banjo & Accordion 
  Michael Harmon — Guitar 

*All musicians are also welcome to play with the band!  Bring your acoustic instruments!

Download and print the sheet music (pdfs) to the 2013 edition of:
Erik Thor & Hands Four Tune Book

**Here is a list of the specific songs that the band will play at the dance:
Reels:
    Angeline the Baker
    Cori-lation
    Dinah
    Julie Anne Johnson
    Kitchen Girl
    Liza Jane
    Mr. Banjo
    Sandy Boys
    Shove That Pigsfoot
    Texas Gals

Jigs:
    Road to Lisdoornvarna
    Star Above the Garter
    Kesh Jig
    Cock o' the North

Waltzes:
    Amelia
    Shepherd's Wife

Tunes that go with a dance:
    Sacha
    La Escoba

Bourée
    Les Poules Huppées (if there's time it will be played)

The Family Folk Dance is sponsored by the Krikorian Folk Dancing Fund
For more information, please contact:  Mary Anne McGill, 4th grade parent at 415-572-7611 or email mmcgill@sfwaldorf.org.