Community Contra Dance with Lisa Newcomb, with music by the Don Roy Trio
July 27 @ 4:00 pm
Sat. July 27 (Rain date July 28): BELFAST – Co-calling a Community Contra Dance with Lisa Newcomb, with music by the Don Roy Trio (Don & Cindy Roy were awarded the 2018 NEA Heritage Arts Fellowship – wow!) John Pranio on sound. 4:00 pm at City Park in Belfast. Lots to do at City Park – see the July 27 blog post. Part of the Belfast Flying Shoes “Dancing in the Park” outdoor dance series. Info: belfastflyingshoes.org/dancing-in-the-park/
DANCING IN THE PARK
BELFAST – Belfast Flying Shoes, the nonprofit arts organization that produces first Friday community &
contra dances, continues the “Dancing in the Park” series on Saturday, July 27 (rain date July 28) at 4:00
p.m. at City Park in Belfast.
Chrissy Fowler and Lisa Newcomb will call dances to lively fiddle tunes played by the Don Roy Trio (Don
Roy, Cindy Roy, and Jay Young). In 2018, Franco-American musicians Don and Cindy Roy were awarded
the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts—the NEA National Heritage Fellowship. These
participatory New England social dances are for all ages and experience levels. Bring friends and family
to dance, listen, or picnic in the park.
This free outdoor dance series brings community contra dancing to four public parks and conservation
lands in Belfast: Steamboat Landing, City Park, the Armistice Footbridge, and City Point Railroad Station
(the terminus of the Hills to Sea Trail and the Belfast Rail Trail.)
“Dancing in the Park” is an outreach program of Belfast Flying Shoes, and is made possible with the
support of the City of Belfast Parks & Recreation Department, the Brooks Preservation Society (who own
and operate the Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad), the Coastal Mountains Land Trust, the Roxanne
Quimby Foundation, the Waldo County Trails Coalition, and WERU-FM Community Radio.
Visit www.belfastflyingshoes.org/dancing-in-the-park to learn more.