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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
3/5
Old Farmers BallWindmillLaurie Fisher fiddle, Steve Trisman fiddleTom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg
Thursday
3/12
Old Farmers BallFyrefly FuryGeorge Paul piano, George Paul piano, Loren Oppenheimer Tabla, Loren Oppenheimer Tabla, Rob Zisette Fiddle, Vocal, Percussion, Rob Zisette Fiddle, Vocal, PercussionTamara McGovern
Thursday
3/19
Old Farmers BallThe StringraysMatthew Kenney percussion, Matthew Kenney percussion, Max Newman mandolin, guitar, Max Newman mandolin, guitar, Rodney Miller fiddle, Rodney Miller fiddle, Stuart Kenney bass, banjo, Stuart Kenney bass, banjoWill Mentor
Thursday
3/26
Old Farmers BallThe Red WelliesBeanie O’Dell fiddle, Vincent Fogarty bouzoukiTBA
Thursday
4/2
Old Farmers BallAtlantic CrossingPeter Macfarlane fiddle, low whistle, vocals, Peter Macfarlane fiddle, low whistle, vocals, Rick Klein guitar, vocals, Rick Klein guitar, vocals, Tristan Henderson mandolin, banjo, foot percussion, vocals, Tristan Henderson mandolin, banjo, foot percussion, vocals, Viveka Fox fiddle, Viveka Fox fiddleDiane Silver
Thursday
4/23
Old Farmers BallOpen BandDennis Merritt bassOpen Mic
Thursday
4/30
Old Farmers BallBoom ChuckLaurie Fisher fiddle, Nic Coker guitar, fiddle, Ric Cooper bassDoug Singleton

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.