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Second Sunday Folk Dance series begins 35th season

AMASA—The 35th annual season of the Second Sunday Folk Dance series held in Crystal Falls will begin on Sunday, Oct. 13. The event will feature award-winning singer-songwriter Johnsmith.
    The concert starts at 4 p.m. and includes an opening set by White Water and a one-hour concert by special musical guests. The second half of the event is a 90-minute dance with music by the Front Parlor Dance Band and dance caller Steve Kickert.
    For over 30 years, Johnsmith has been sharing his music all across America and abroad. He is a favorite at festivals, clubs, and house concerts. In addition to being a Kerrville New Folk Winner, Johnsmith has released eight solo CDs, leads musical tours to Ireland, teaches songwriting, and has served as a staff songwriter in Nashville.
    All Second Sunday Folk Dance events begin promptly at 4 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.  Admission is $7/adult. Children 15 and under are admitted free.  
    In addition to the October event, the lineup of guest musicians for the 35th season includes Gerry O’Beirne (Nov. 10), Laurel Premo Trio (Dec. 8 at the Crystal Theatre), Mark Dvorak (Jan. 12), Brian Miller and Nora Rendell (Feb. 9), Stas Vanglevski and Misha Litvin (March 8), and May Erlewine (April 5 - note, this is the first Sunday of April).  
    To sponsor the SSFD with a tax-deductible donation, contact Bette Premo at 906-822-7889.
    Dean and Bette Premo (White Water) organize and host the Second Sunday concert/dance series. A full season schedule is available at www.secondsundayfolkdance.com.