So are you wondering when we’re ever playing in Seattle again? Here’s your chance to see the Barn Owls live in Seattle, at one of our favorite venues in town. We met the fellows of Chatham County Line, hailing from Raleigh, NC, while in Spokane for the Bluewaters Bluegrass Festival this past summer, and we are excited to be opening up for their set on Sunday, Oct. 23rd in Ballard at the Tractor Tavern. Come say hello, and get your tickets here!! Hoo!
D2BS is coming to town!! Early Bird Registration ends Oct. 1, so get your tickets soon! Brittany is coordinating the work trade, and Kate is coordinating the housing for out-of-towners, so get in touch with us for more info on those opportunities.
Register yourself at daretobesquarewest.org, and join in for a weekend of music and dancing. Also register to vote, duh!
Highlights include a Friday night dance played by yours truly, 7:30pm, Saturday/Sunday workshops and evening dance/concert, and a Monday Stragglers Brunch + Tractor dance. Venues include Leif Erikson Hall, Fremont Abbey & the Tractor Tavern. All details to be found at daretobesquarewest.org, including registration and work trade opportunities.
Here’s a draft schedule for the Barn Owls’ involvement during weekend:
Evening Public Dance, 7:30-11pm w. Susan Michaels calling
10:30-11:45AM – Barn Owls playing for workshop w. Susan Michaels calling
1-2PM – Stringband 101 Workshop
2:15-3:15PM – Fiddle Workshop w. Brittany, Singing Waltzes w. Hanna, Kate, & Katy
10-11:15AM – Dance/calling workshop w. Susan Michaels calling
2:15-3:15PM – Dance/calling workshop w. Bill Ohse calling
3:30-4:30PM – Callers’ Practice Session
We’re excited to be playing in our neighborhood at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard, 7:30pm.
Beat the Monday blues with some lively old-timey music this week, and stop in at the Tractor Tavern for their Monday night square dance a few blocks away!
Get yer tickets here
Choices! Friday 5/27, 7:30pm at Peddler Brewing Company. Sunday 5/29, 4:30 at Folklife – Back Porch Stage.
Come kick off your weekend with some wound-up old-time music on the last Friday of each month at the Peddler Brewing in Ballard! We’d love to see you and visit during these informal sessions. More formal music to come this summer, stay tuned.
Monday May 23rd – Tractor Tavern Square Dance with the Barn Owls!
Join us for some square dancing in Darrington, WA this March! Potluck and jam prior, dancing starts at 7pm!
Join us for the Saturday evening dance at the Tiffany Center in Portland, OR on Saturday, January 16th, 2016, and be part of this year’s Portland Old Time Music Gathering!