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Ottawa Contra Dance

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Ottawa Contra

Contra Dance to the live music of The Turning Stile with calling by Sarah van Norstrand.

The Turning Stile brings driving traditional dance tunes and modern compositions to contra, Scottish, English and square dancers. Aaron Marcus (piano, concertina, feet) and Joanne Garton (fiddle) communicate rhythm, stories, feelings and fun through a repertoire including and influenced by Scottish, Irish, Appalachian and Swedish tunes.

Sarah VanNorstrand is a wonderful caller from the Syracuse NY area. She's a very talented caller who will charm you with her smooth style. Come check her out doing what she loves! You are in for a treat!

All welcome. No partner necessary.


Churchill Recreation Centre

345 Richmond Road
Ottawa, ON K2A 0E7