May 19, 2017 – 6:00 pm
Music at the Frist: The Contrarian Ensemble
Cafe ~ FREE
The delightful Contrarian Ensemble--Bruce Baxter (accordion), John Hedgecoth (mandolin), and Svend Thomson (fiddle)--performs an eclectic variety of dance music from the 1300s to the present, including traditional tunes from the U.S., the British Isles and Europe, as well as original compositions. The group performs reels, jigs, and waltzes for contra dances in the region. Dancing is welcome and encouraged!