Waverley Station to Play August 21

waltz6Sure it’s hot. So what? When you dance, you sweat out poisons. Think how pure you’ll feel after a few waltzes and a hambo or polka supplied by WAVERLEY STATION: David Knight (fiddle), Barbara Heitz (flute), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass). As always, there’s a beginner lesson at 2:45; music at 3:30. Admission $10. No partner needed. Please wear shoes that will be kind to the historic wood floor.

WALTZ MAGIC to perform on Sunday, August 7th

Waltz Magic plays waltz at Glen Echo in 2015. Photo by Candace Clifford

Waltz Magic plays for a waltz at Glen Echo in 2015. Photo by Candace Clifford

Note to the dance-starved: Prepare for a feast. WALTZ MAGIC, comprising some of the area’s best musicians — Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Barbara Heitz (flute), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass) — will play for the waltz this Sunday. Beginner lesson at 2:45. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. A mere $10 for everything!

July 17 Dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion

Steve and Gail dancing in the Bumper Car during a Fall dance.

Steve and Gail dancing in the Bumper Car in cooler weather.

Fill up your water bottles, wear something cool, grab your dancing shoes and come to the Bumper Car Pavilion for an afternoon of waltzes with ADDISON BLEUFONTE: Marc Glickman (piano), Andrea Hoag (fiddle), David Julian Gray (clarinet) and David Lopez (drums). Lesson at 2:45; music at 3:30.

New Band To Play July 3rd Waltz

WT copyWaltz Time welcomes Let’s Play Three to the Spanish Ballroom on July 3, 2016. This band features Andrea Hoag, Jodi Beder, Melissa Running, and David Lopez. Band leader Andrea Hoag is a member of several local bands that play our waltzes. You can learn more about this talented fiddler at http://www.andreahoag.com/

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2016 Strauss Ball Memories

Photos of the recent Strauss Ball by Candace Clifford

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