Thanks to Lisa Seiverts for an entertaining evening of dancing ,
and to Nat Hewitt and friend for excellent tunes. I applaud
Lisa for doing such a great job calling basically a never-ever dance
and doing mostly contras! I picked up plenty of points for calling that
type of dance, just by being on the dance floor. To be sure it was not a
difficult crowd (plenty of youthful energy!) but still a bit of a
There were a few experienced dancers on hand, they set up their
digs by the hoarse shoe pits (near the river!) the common ground
landed us all in the same place....
Ossipee Valley Bluegrass (and folk) festival is very laid back and
nicely laid out
with the Main venue in the middle of the camping area
and there is always picking going on in the 'tent city' along with
The only downside I found is the food venues ( better to bring your own)
As Natt Hewitt commented If they want more of a folk crowed they will
to do better than Bluegrass food :-) (or something the same)
Hope other dancers and those interested in traditional music get to
Fest before it gets too big.
This was my 2nd year at OVB and I've had a great time both years.
Located in Cornish Maine, just a little ways from the NH border
in Late July
See ya on the floor
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