This year the KVMR Celtic Festival will get a running start on Friday night with the return of our Friday Night Ceilidh (KAY lee) – an evening of Celtic music and dance featuring The Reel of Seven and internationally acclaimed dance caller Linda Henderson. Linda comes from a Scottish lineage of dance calling and played in her father’s ceilidh band in Scotland.
The Reel of Seven includes Andy Imbrie (piano), Deby Benton Grosjean (fiddle), Janet Kurnick (fiddle), Renata Bratt (cello) and Gary Campus (drums). They’re favorites at Scottish Country Dances, have recorded three CDs and have collectively performed throughout USA and abroad.
Enjoy the spontaneity of the music and time tested dance forms which include line, circle, and couple dancing. Reel of Seven will provide both great traditional and progressive tunes to keep things lively.
The dances can accommodate most ages and abilities. No need to come with a partner – it’s a great way to socialize and meet folks.
The Friday Night Ceilidh will be held at the Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There will be indoor space for dancing and, outdoor deck with food and beverages and beautiful garden space for relaxing and enjoying the evening.
(Ceilidh is a separate ticket – not included in the Saturday & Sunday Festival ticket price.)