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Two Bits String Band

Two Bits String Band

Folk / Roots / Acoustic Easton, NY  US
Sous Marin jam session recorded by Howie Eskin
Sous Marin jam session recorded by Howie Eskin
Fee des Dents/Maison de Glace (Freres Brunet) by Saratoga First Night 2010-11 Pan Celtic Crew
Fee des Dents/Maison de Glace (Freres Brunet) by Saratoga First Night 2010-11 Pan Celtic Crew
Peas Breakdown wPascal Gemme & Friends
Peas Breakdown wPascal Gemme & Friends
Mairi Bhan wDavid Kaynor
Mairi Bhan wDavid Kaynor
10 Penny Bit - St-Ann/Bergerville/Bellechasse
10 Penny Bit - St-Ann/Bergerville/Bellechasse

Videos

Paul O'Donnell vids Point au Pic/Beatrice 3-12-2015

Shows

  • Sat

    Aug 8

    Cambridge, NY, US | 5:00pm
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  • Sat

    Aug 22

    Rensselaerville, NY, US | 5:30pm

    Your $55 ticket includes dinner, auction previews, one raffle ticket, and all the dancing your heart and feet desire! New this year, we are offering a discounted ticket for entertainment admission only, starting at 8pm, for only $20! So bring your family and invite your friends to a wonderful party at the pond! Refreshing beverages will be available throughout the event by donation. Children activities ongoing at our Activities Table! Meal tickets are limited and must be reserved in advance. Please inquire about children's rates. 5:30 - 6:30 pm Cocktail hour while you peruse our auction items. Beverages available by donation at our porch bar. 6:30 - 7:45 pm Seasonal fare by Heather Ridge Farm. Dinner is buffet style and consists of a delicious arrangement of locally prepared and harvested goods. Dinner is only available for attendees with a meal ticket and must be purchased in advanced. (Menu will be added soon.) 8 pm Music and Dancing begin! 8:30 pm Live Auction and Raffle will be announced by our Auctioneer and Board Member, George Frangos 8:45 - 11 pm Music, dancing, libation!

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  • Sun

    Sep 20

    Troy, NY, US | 2:00pm

    Escape the frenzy of the 21st century!! Experience the beauty and grace of 18th century dancing. Enjoy moving slowly and gracefully to early classical music. All welcome. No partner or experience needed. All dances taught by well known and popular callers from the northeast USA. Bring soft-soled shoes for dancing. LIVE MUSIC: Enjoy live music by Heartsease house band: Vonnie Estes on piano, Diane Bell on violin, Patricia Kernan on flute and fiddle, Gail Griffith on concertina and banjo, and Marilee Urbanczyk on penny-whistle & rhythm. Time: 3rd Sundays, September through May, 2-5 p.m. Location: Fellowship Hall, Christ Church United Methodist, 35 State St., Troy, NY Admission: $12, limited income individuals $8

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  • Fri

    Sep 25

    East Alburgh, VT, US | 5:00pm

    We, and others, provide the tunes while the bodhrans provide the rhythms

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  • Sat

    Sep 26

    East Alburgh, VT, US | 10:00am

    We provide the tune melodies for the goatwhackers to add their rhythms.....

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    http://www.saratogian.com/lifestyle/20150719/five-questions-for-john-guay
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    http://www.berkshireeagle.com/berkshiresweek/ci_23498892/dancing-welcome-summer-solstice
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    https://www.facebook.com/events/610443818973262/?ref=3 Why not join us for this free event held at the historic Saratoga Battlefield in Stillwater, NY?

Photos

  • Shar Strahan photographs John playing w/Lausanne Allen and Dave Guertin for dancer Ann Whiting
  • Paul Post captures John at Sundae on the Farm 2015 (6-21-15)
  • Photo of Gigue-a-Bit by Henry Simpatico

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Label: poor but well fed

Manager: self

Bio: We're 2 musicians who comprise part of contra dance bands Set Americain, Gigue-a-Bit and the Pan Celtic Players as well as other bands like Tenpenny Bit and the Saratoga Pan Celtic Sessioneers. Vonnie Estes on keyboard (myself) and John Guay on hammered dulcimer (my husband) have been honored to ...See Full Bio

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