Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance
Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance
Sponsoring the World's best in traditional music and dance since 1981
FOOTMAD Presents ... Téada
One of Irish music's leading exponents on the international world music stage.
Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers Street, Charleston
Tickets: General admission $20; Senior $15; Student $10
Under 13 FREE, All AmeriCorps FREE
An Irish traditional band with a truly worldwide reach, Téada has appeared as a frequent headliner at major music festivals throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Russia, the Middle East and Australia. Read more ...
This FOOTMAD Presents concert is Celtic Calling Festival event.
Celitc Calling -- Three days of Celtic celebration activities at locations all over Charleston, WV. See "Community Bulletin Board" below. More info at CelticCallilng.org
FOOTMAD Old-Time Dance
7:00 pm; Beginner intro to dance - 6:45 pm
Columbia Pipeline Group
1700 MacCorkle Ave SE
David Mould calling to the music of the Gypsy Stars.
Take the traditional New England contra dance combination of fiddle and piano. Add accordion and hand drums, and you have an entrancing, rhythmic sound with a gypsy flair. That’s what the Gypsy Stars will bring to FOOTMAD’s old-time dance on Saturday, March 10. Read more ...
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FOOTMAD has an amazing concert season this year, with traditional music for today's audience, including Welsh music with Calan, Jerron "BlindBoy" Paxton, Nobuntu from Zimbabwe, Hank Williams Tribute, blues pianist Bob Thompson, Bare Bones, Angie Richardson, Teada from Ireland, Trio da Kali from southern Mali.
Bethan Rhiannon, national clog dance champion of Wales, performing with Calan on 7 October 2017 for FOOTMAD's concert series in Charleston, West Virginia.
FOOTMAD Old-time Dance. Music by Allegheny Hellbenders from Morgantown, WV. Tune Gypsy Bride. Calling by Cindy Harris of Pittsburgh, PA. Dance "Hints of Harmony" by Gene Hubert
COMMUNITY bulletin board
Celtic Calling Festival 2018
Three days of Celtic celebration activities at locations all over Charleston, WV
Charleston, West Virginias, 'Celtic Calling' is a celebration of Celtic arts, culture and traditions. It includes music, dance, education, athleticism, and family fun.
More info: CelticCalling.org
Facebook event page: facebook.com/celticcalling
Huntington Old-time Dance
7:00 to 10:00 pm
Heritage Farm Museum and Village in conjunction with Huntington Old Time Dance and Music will sponsor a square dance at the Heritage Farm Museum (3300 Harvey Road, Huntington) from 7 to 10 pm. $5.00 donation is requested but not mandatory. College students and children under 12 are free. All welcome. No experience necessary. Come alone or bring a friend. Call or text Dennis Bills at 304-412-4889 for more information.
Folks will be dancing to the music of Dave Bing on fiddle, Tim Bing on banjo, Danny Arthur on guitar, and Tim Corbett on bass. All are well know Huntington musicians who play with other bands throughout the State. They are coming together for this special night of dance and music at the Farm. The caller will be Randy Wilson, a well know caller from around Hindman, Kentucky.
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