Boogie nights (and days)

For a full schedule of festival activities, see

Friday, Oct. 17

Lakeside Main Stage

– Foundation Stone, 5-6 p.m.
– Tom Mitchell & The Blue Rhythm Boys, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
– Le Vent Du Nord, 8-9 p.m.
– Donna the Buffalo, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Brookside Dance Hall

– Contra dancing with Wild Asparagus and George Marshall, 6-8 p.m.
– Swing “danceshop” with Swing This, 8:30-9:30 p.m.
– Cailen Campbell & The Rocket Boys with Cis Hinkle, 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
– Late-night contra dancing, 12 a.m. till …

Eden Cabaret Hall

– Jay & Mandy, 6-7 p.m.
– Foundation Stone, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
– Writers in the Round, with Chris Rosser, Josh Lamkin, Dana Robinson, and Jay & Mandy, 8:30-11 p.m.
– Late-night swingin’ with Tom Mitchell & The Blue Rhythm Boys, 11:30 p.m. till …

Saturday, Oct. 18

Lakeside Main Stage

– Tai Chi with Mark Small, 8-9 a.m.
– Hadiyah & Rose African “danceshop,” 9-10 a.m.
– Big Medicine, 10-11 a.m.
– The Laura Blackley Band, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
– Caribbean Cowboys, 1-2 p.m.
– Seth Tepfer, kids’ dance, 2-2:30 p.m.
– Lonesome River Band, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
– Katuah Capoeira Angola, 3:30-4 p.m.
– Westsound, 4-5 p.m.
– Cab Verde Flamenco, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
– Le Vent Du Nord, 7-8 p.m.
– Clogging Demo, 8-8:30 p.m.
– Lonesome River Band with Tony Rice, 8:30-10 p.m.
– the subdudes, 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m.

Brookside Dance Hall

– Katuah Capoeira Angola, 8-9 a.m.
– Baraka Mundi Belly Dance workshop, 9-10 a.m.
– Waltz activities with Scott Baxal & Paul Moore, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
– Cailen Campbell & Contra Friends (“Magic Contra”), 12-2:30 p.m.
– Hadiyah & Rose African “danceshop,” 3-4 p.m.
– Wild Asparagus (“Contra Delight”), 4-6 p.m.
– Cailen Campbell & Hot Contra Friends, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
– Swingin’ with Tom Mitchell & The Blue Rhythm Boys, 9-10:30 p.m.
– Wild Asparagus (contra), 10:30 p.m. “till you drop”

Eden Cabaret Hall

– Robert Thomas (piano), 8-9 a.m.
– Mad Tea Party (kids’ songs), 9-10 a.m.
– “Sufi Dance Meditation” with Steve Supreme, 10-11 a.m.
– Evans & Coppola, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
– Le Vent Du Nord, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
– Cabo Verde Flamenco “danceshop,” 2-3 p.m.
– Family square dance with Big Medicine & Rodney Sutton, 3-4:30 p.m.
– Swing This dance show, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
– Tom Mitchell & The Blue Rhythm Boys, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
– Laura Blackley Band, 7-8 p.m.
– LEAF Slam Poetry Finals, 8-11 p.m.
– Westsound-Motown dance party, 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
– DJ dance, till 5 a.m.

Sunday, Oct. 19

Lakeside Main Stage

– Tai Chi with Don Pedi, 8-9 a.m.
– Baraka Mundi (belly dancing), 9-10 a.m.
– Le Vent Du Nord, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
– Stella, 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
– Wild Asparagus, 12-1 p.m.
– Joe Mohar (tap dancing), 1-1:30 p.m.
– Billy Jonas, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
– Asheville Suzuki Kids, 2:30-3 p.m.
– The Mahotella Queens (from South Africa), 3-4:30 p.m.
– Celebration Closing Ceremony, 5-6 p.m.

Brookside Dance Hall

– Exploring Whales, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
– Family dance with Big Medicine & Seth Tepfer, 9:30-11 a.m.
– Clogging “danceshop,” 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
– Cailen Campbell & Friends with Cis Hinkle, 12-2 p.m.
– Wild Asparagus, 2-3 p.m.
– Dance finale with George Marshall, 2-4 p.m.
– Celebration closing ceremony, 5-6 p.m.

Eden Cabaret Hall

– Robert Thomas — Sunday-morning piano, 8-9 a.m.
– Stella, 9-10 a.m.
– Billy Jonas, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
– Cabo Verde Flamenco, 12-1 p.m.
– Hadiyah & Darrell Rose (African dance), 1-2 p.m.
– Swing with Tom Mitchell & The Blue Rhythm Boys, 2-4 p.m.
– Celebration closing ceremony, 5-6 p.m.


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