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The Sybaritic String Band Cancels the April 2020 Dance!

The Sybaritic String Band has cancelled the April dance due to community concerns about COVID-19 spread.

We may also need to cancel future dances so please check in to see what’s happening with our dance schedule!

Here’s hoping things get back to normal really soon!

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The Sybaritic String Band at 2020 Festival du Bois!

The Sybaritic String Band will be performing twice at 2020 Festival du Bois.

First up is a FREE Contradance on Friday, March 6th, from 8-10 pm, with calling in both French and English by Maureen Collier. The Festival tent opens at 6pm and will start off with a free concert at 7 pm by the Celtic Lasses. Then it’s time to dance!

Our next festival performance is a concert set on March 7th, from 11:45 – 12:30 pm on the main stage.

Come hear The Sybs like you’ve never heard them before. We’ll be playing traditional and original compositions and even doing a bit of singing! And of course, lots of high energy tunes to boogey to.

See you there!

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2020 Sybs Dance Calendar

The Sybs 1st Saturday Contradances 2020



January 4th Rebecca Robertson & Bob Rentz from Vancouver, BC
February 1st Joe Michaels from Seattle, WA
March 6th, 8-10 pm Free Contradance at Festival du Bois with calling by Vancouver’s Maureen Collier
March 7th Marlin Prowell from Bellingham, WA
April 4th CANCELLED!!
May 2nd Michael Karcher from Seattle, WA (check back. may cancel)
June 6th Richard Barnes from Seattle, WA

Unless otherwise indicated, all dances are from 7:30-10:15 PM at the St. James Community Hall, corner of 10th and Trutch (see map), Vancouver, BC.  Admission $15 or $10 if you bring a plate of goodies to share at the break ($10 students and unwaged).  Kids under 12 come free!  Introductory lesson for newbies starts at 7:10 pm. No partner necessary. Please come fragrance-free and bring soft soled shoes to help preserve the wooden dance floor.  Co-sponsored by The Rogue Folk Club.

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The Sybs to play at Festival du Bois

The Sybs will help kick off Festival du Bois 2017 at their Friday evening Contradance with fiddler par excellence, Ruthie Dornfeld, and accordion player extraordinaire, Jeremiah MaClane.  Caller Maureen Collier from Vancouver will be teaching the dances.  No experience necessary and no partner required.  Just bring your dancing shoes and get ready to shake your bootie at Festival du Bois!