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Original Old Farmer's Ball Hall
Phil Jamison's history of the OFB

Old Farmer's Ball


Thursdays

Lesson at 7:30, strongly recommended for beginners.
Main dance at 8:00.

Non-members - $6
OFB members - $5
Warren Wilson students - $1

If this is your first time, your second dance is free!

Fragrance Free this dance Be.

See & hear what it's like: Videos


Bryson Gym

Where?

Warren Wilson College
Bryson Gym
701 Warren Wilson Road,
Swannanoa, NC 28778

As you approach the college on Warren Wilson Road, go past the service entrance, past the South entrance, and past the North Entrance. Just after the North Entrance, turn right into the Kittredge Parking lot. Walk up the stairs and through the breezeway, past the Kittredge music center. Bryson gym is the next building in front of you.

Latitude/Longitude  35 36 46 N, 82 26 27 W

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DateDanceBandMusiciansCallerComments
Thursday
3/26
Old Farmers BallThe Red WelliesBeanie O’Dell fiddle, Vincent Fogarty bouzoukiTBABeginner lesson at 7:30 is highly recommended
Thursday
4/2
Old Farmers BallAtlantic CrossingPeter Macfarlane fiddle, low whistle, vocals, Rick Klein guitar, vocals, Tristan Henderson mandolin, banjo, foot percussion, vocalsDiane SilverBeginner lesson at 7:30 is highly recommended
Thursday
4/9
Old Farmers BallEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionDavid WinstonBeginner lesson at 7:30 is highly recommended
Friday
4/10
Old Farmers BallCommunity BandLaura Light and who knows who else!Diane SilverSpecial Benefit Dance for Meredith! Details here. Laura Light, the Community band, Diane Silver, and your friends get to bliss out for a good cause! No admission fee; donations accepted.
Thursday
4/23
Old Farmers BallOpen BandDennis Merritt bassOpen MicBeginner lesson at 7:30 is highly recommended
Thursday
4/30
Old Farmers BallBoom ChuckLaurie Fisher fiddle, Nic Coker guitar, fiddle, Ric Cooper bassDoug SingletonBeginner lesson at 7:30 is highly recommended

Old Farmer's Ball
PO Box 2852
Weaverville, NC 28787

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Thanks to Skip Metheny for creating the site, and to the new ideas and ongoing work from Jonathan Gilbert, Taija TeviaClark, Andrea Fey, Mark Phillips and Todd Pierce. Thanks to Jane Ware for our dancing cow and bull logo.