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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
12/25
Old Farmers BallEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionDiane Silver
Thursday
1/1
Old Farmers BallBareKnuckle QuartetConnell Sanderson highland and irsh bagpipes, irish flute, whistles , David Polechko guitar, Laurie Fisher , Taylor Johnson bass, tablas, djembe and didgeridooDavid Winston
Thursday
1/8
Old Farmers BallCurious GeorgeLaura Lengnick fiddle, Paul Moore piano, Steve Kemble drumsDiane Silver
Thursday
1/15
Old Farmers BallCailen Campbell and the Pond BrothersLaurie Fisher
Thursday
1/22
Old Farmers BallHoney BadgersBeth Molaro banjo uke, David Lynch , Volley Mckenzie John Combs
Thursday
1/29
Old Farmers BallWarren Wilson Student BandPhil Jamison
Thursday
2/5
Old Farmers BallDancing BearsJohn Culp mandolin, Lew Gelfond fiddle, Mark Langner guitarBarbara Groh
Thursday
2/12
Old Farmers BallOpen BandDennis Merritt bassDavid WinstonOpen Band lead by Laura Light and Roger Gold. Open callers lead by David Winston
Thursday
2/19
Old Farmers BallGold and LightLaura Light fiddle, Roger Gold guitarChuck Abell
Thursday
2/26
Old Farmers BallSpeaking-in-TunesDave Heath Guitar, Dave Heath Guitar, David White fiddle/banjo, David White fiddle/banjo, Jeff Hersk bass, Martha Nelson Bass, Rich Pettus Banjo, Rich Pettus BanjoPhil Jamison

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.