A Cajun- Creole Band playing dance music of Southwest
Louisiana. Their music is both sweet and wild and meant to move your
heart as well as your
|Slainte of San Francisco Bay
plays Celtic and other forms of acoustic
|San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
The San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers formed in 1986 to play traditional
Scottish fiddle music. Members meet the third Sunday of each month in
homes around the San Francisco Bay area, drawn together by our strong
sense of community and delight in sharing the music we love.
Traditional Old Time Music quartet plays with a bright uplifting style.
Hear come hear their music and their songs.
Founded in 1996, Solstice is a female vocal ensemble
specializing in music written by women or for women's voices. Our music
spans many different genres with an emphasis on world, classical, pop,
and jazz. We are also committed to performing new works for women's voices
and regularly compose, commission, and arrange new songs.
Lively folk dance instrumentals. Tunes from England,
France, North America and Afghanistan, played on fiddles, flutes, mandolins,
accordion, clarinet and others.
|In Harmony's Way
This large ensemble was Steve Baughman's creation.
You will be surprised at who you know in this group. To name a few of
members of this group, Shay Black and Sylvia Herold, Lani Herrmann. Check
out their site and then come enjoy their concert. Celtic, and
American songs with large choruses for the audience to join in on. At
the site check out the Pete Seeger quote.
|Dunsmuir Scottish Country Dancers
The Dunsmuir Scottish Country Dancers are one of
the demonstration dance teams of the San Francisco chapter of the Royal
Scottish Country Dance
are delightful to watch and dance with, communicating the combination
of elegance and power unique to Scottish Country Dance.
Four Shillings Short
"A California duo you must see to believe. The arrangements
of this husband-wife team are utterly delightful, filled with traditional
instruments of both Celtic and Eastern Indian cultures and the familiar
sound of American folk. Four Shillings Short is a band riddled with
child's play, yet rich in the wisdom of old-timers who know better than
to take themselves too seriously. Their musical virtuosity makes
old songs sound new and new songs sound like time-worn Celtic spells."
- City Pages, Wausau WI, Aug 2001
Patrice Haan and Tony Marcus. Vocal harmonies and
wizardly guitar approaches to Great American Songbook Standards. "Your
voices are like velvet on velvet. like you were born to sing together.
one big slow dance where emotions are oozing."
|Golden Gate Clogging Company
This coed Company was recently formed under the guidance of The Barbary
Coast Cloggers' Artistic Director Matt Ellinger. The group is composed
of talented women and men with a strong desire to share this unique, lively
and exciting dance form. The performances will reflect the many styles
of various clogging
throughout the bay area.
|McBride Irish Step Dancers
Celebrating Over Thirty Years of Teaching and Three
Generations of Dancers. Promoting Irish Culture through Dance.
Steve Seskin is one of America's most versatile
and successful songwriters. He has written songs that
have been performed by artists ranging from Peter Frampton to country
star John Michael Montgomery. He also is a popular performer at acoustic
venues and festivals throughout the US and Canada.
|The Polka Cowboys
"As Art Peterson croons the Ernest Tubb
classic 'Waltz Across Texas,' the soft-focus spin continues, recalling
of Western ballroom dances" – Brian
Kluepfel, East Bay Express
A San Francisco based troupe dedicated to entertaining
and educating the public on Middle Eastern culture through music and dance.
They will be
performing various styles of Egyptian dance from folkloric to modern ,
include what is known as "belly dance".
A community chorus that rehearses in Berkeley and Mountain View, the
chorus is open to singers of all ages and abilities, with no prior singing
|Sylvia Herold & Euphonia
A café-style acoustic combo, features accordion,
mandolin, guitar, and voices, and its repertoire takes listeners on a
journey from the sophisticated
sidewalks of Paris across the adventurous high seas to the hay-strewn
dance floors of rural America.