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The Whoots

- US Berkeley, CA Americana / Electronica / Folk


Sounds Like: Roguery, The Latter Day Lizards, The Syncopaths, Contra Sutra, Perpetual e-Motion

Bio: Michelle Levy (fiddle), Ben Schreiber (fiddle), and Jim Oakden (Everything Else) met playing for a contra dance at Burning Man 2011. Maybe it was the desert heat, a mirage of playa dust and flickering lights, or the EL wire hypnotically spiraling around Michelle’s bobbing fiddle bow, but somethin... See Full Bio

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The Whoots has a show on 09/29/2012 at 08:00 PM @ Masonic Hall in Palo Alto, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/141437594 #concert


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  • 2012

    Sep 29

    Palo Alto, CA, US | 8:00pm
    Masonic Hall
    Palo Alto, CA, US
    Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:00pm


    Caller: Susan Petrick Band: The Whoots (Michelle Levy, Ben Schreiber, Noel Cragg, Jim Oakden) bring us a ContraFusion experience with hot tunes & cool lighting at a special location - Palo Alto Masonic Temple, Florence & University (upstairs)

  • 2012

    Jul 1

    La Honda, CA, US | 5:30pm
    American Dance & Music Week
    La Honda, CA, US
    Sun Jul 01, 2012 5:30pm


    July 1-6: Jim Oakden, Michelle Levy & Ben Schreiber will be on staff! plz see website for more info

  • 2012

    Jun 2

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:00pm
    Lake Merritt Dance Center
    Oakland, CA, US
    Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:00pm


    Queer ContraFusion dance with The Whoots! (Jim Oakden, Chris Knepper, Noel Craig) with Kalia Kliban calling! It's a fusion of techno and traditional contra dance! PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION!!! @ Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave, Oakland CA http://www.lcfd.org/sf/special.html 8-10:30pm (free beginner's lesson at 7:30)

  • 2012

    Jun 1

    Felton, CA, US | 8:00pm
    Felton Community Hall
    Felton, CA, US
    Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:00pm


    Felton contra dance with The Whoots (Jim Oakden, Chris Knepper, Noel Craig). @ Felton Community Hall, 6191 HWY 9, Felton CA 8-11pm www.santacruzdance.org

  • 2012

    Apr 21

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:00pm
    Humanist Hall
    Oakland, CA, US
    Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:00pm


    Chestnuts Dance April 21, 2012 7:45-8 p.m. Beginners' lesson 8-10:30 p.m. Lake Merritt Dance Center 200 Grand Avenue @ Harrison in Oakland Caller is Kalia Kliban Band is The Whoots! (Noel Cragg, Michelle Levy, Jim Oakden and Ben Schreiber) This event is funded in part by the Outreach Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society. Queer Contra invites you to take a step back in time for an evening of those classic American contra dances known as "chestnuts." We'll explore the historic figures and formations that started it all, so come prepared to try something different! Who could resist such enticingly-titled dances as Devil's Dream, Fisher's Hornpipe and Megunticook Reel? We'll also continue our custom of ye olde gender-free dancing. Everyone's welcome!

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  • Diavoloops (Artist) Diavoloops
    Thank you very much for your support! Excellent composition and production. I wish you the best for all your projects!
  • Whyte Panther (Artist) Whyte Panther
    Hope you enjoyed the 4th and I hope you enjoy the demos too. Quarter million plays and growing http://www.reverbnation.com/whytepanther
    very good stuff here i enjoy it ,best of luck
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  • Jamie Dolph (Artist) Jamie Dolph
    Love it!
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