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Flatfoot Flatbush Old Time Jam
With Megan Downes and the City Stompers, Erica Weiss, Matt Quinones, Eli Hetko, and Jaden Gladstone
Join the Flatfoot Flatbush Band for a rollicking Old-Time Jam, brought to you by the North Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District, host of the annual Flatfoot Flatbush parade every December 21st in Park Slope/Prospect Heights Brooklyn. Bring your guitar, banjo, harmonica and come join the jam under the big shady tree on the grassy Parade Ground.
1pm: Flatfoot workshop with Megan Downes and the City Stompers
2pm-Contra dance: with Carl Levine and Matthew Christian
Contra dance is a form of folk dancing made up of long lines of couples. Sometimes described as New England folk dance or Appalachian folk dance, a contra dance event is a social dance that is led by a caller who teaches the sequence of the dance before the music starts. The essence of the dance is in following the pattern and since there is no required footwork, many people find contra dance easier to learn than other forms of social dancing.
330pm: Square dances with Megan Downes and the City Stompers
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