Gypsy Meltdown 2012
MARCH 16th to 18th
Location: Camp Thunderbird, Tega Cay, SC
Callers: Gaye Fifer and Bob Isaacs
Groovemongers - Rebecca McCallum, fiddle; Jane Knoeck, piano and accordion;
C. W. Abbott, mandolin and guitar; Mark Hellenberg, percussion.
"Pioneers of groove contra, the band works with callers to create a great dance experience, expertly matching tunes to dances and drawing from a breathtaking variety of styles and rhythms. From Celtic to Calypso, Southern to Salsa, Old England to New England, Motown to Cape Town, plus a liberal does of American Rock 'n' Roll, the Groovemongers' memorable tunes and driving rhythms fuse into a spicy mix that is irresistibly danceable." from their website
Contrarians - Paul Epstein, fiddle, guitar; John Longwell, mandolin,tenor banjo, fiddle, sax; Gary Reynolds, guitar, piano, trumpet; Will Carter, bass.
The Contrarians deliver dazzling melody - including some great original tunes - along with a solid yet imaginative approach to rhythm.
The band has consistently "wowed the crowd" at dances and dance weekends around the country.
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