Bethany Waickman

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Fri Jun 16th to Sun Jun 18thMaine Fiddle CampTeaching DADGAD guitar

Montville, ME

www.mainefiddlecamp.org
Sun Jun 18th to Fri Jun 23rdMaine Fiddle CampTeaching DADGAD guitar

Montville, ME

www.mainefiddlecamp.org
Fri Jun 23rd to Sun Jun 25thMaine Fiddle CampTeaching DADGAD guitar

Montville, ME

www.mainefiddlecamp.org
Thu Jun 29th to Mon Jul 3rd4th of July Weekend at Pinewoodswith Anadama

Plymouth, MA

www.cds-boston.org/july4/july4.html
Fri Jul 7th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Chrissy Fowler will be calling

American Legion Post 43
143 Church St.
Belfast, ME

www.belfastflyingshoes.org
Sat Jul 8th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Caller TBA

Topsham Grange
47 Pleasant St.
Topsham, ME

contradancetopsham.wordpress.com
Fri Jul 14th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmConcert with FódhlaNicole Rabata (flute), Ellery Klein (fiddle), Bethany Waickman (guitar)

McClary Hill Farm
3 Griffin Rd.
Epsom, NH

mcclaryhillfarm.com
Sat Jul 15th to Sun Jul 16thMaine Celtic Celebrationwith Fódhla

Belfast, ME

www.mainecelticcelebration.com
Sat Jul 22nd 5:00 pm  to 9:00 pmPrivate eventConcord, MA
Mon Jul 31st to Fri Aug 4th317 Discovery CampTeaching ukuelel. Camp open to 5 - 9 year olds. No prior musical experience necessary! Students will spend some time each day working on playing ukulele, piano, penny whistle, and fiddle. Camper concert at the end of the day on Friday.
317 Community Music School
317 Main St.
Yarmouth, ME

www.317main.org
Sun Aug 6th to Fri Aug 11thMaine Fiddle CampTeaching DADGAD guitar at Maine Fiddle Camp
Montville, ME

www.mainefiddlecamp.org
Sun Aug 13th to Fri Aug 18thMaine Fiddle CampTeaching DADGAD guitar at Maine Fiddle Camp
Montville, ME

www.mainefiddlecamp.org
Sat Aug 19thMaine Highland GamesConcert sets at 11:45 and 2:45 with The Neil Pearlman Band!
(Lilly Pearlman - fiddle, Alden Robinson - fiddle, Neil Pearlman - piano and step dancing, Bethany Waickman - guitar)

Topsham Fairgrounds
Topsham, ME

www.mainehighlandgames.org
Wed Sep 13th 7:30 pm  to 9:00 pmConcertwith Katie McNally (fiddle) and Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Blue
650 Congress St.
Portland, ME

www.portcityblue.com
Sun Sep 17th 3:00 pm  to 6:00 pmIrish SessionRiRa's "half-way to St. Pat's" celebration
w/ Tom Rota (uilleann pipes), Bethany Waickman (guitar), and friends
RiRa's Irish Pub
72 Commercial St.
Portland, ME

www.rira.com/portland
Wed Sep 20th 6:00 pm  to 8:00 pmContra dance (outdoor)Congress Square Park contra
with Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Dugan Murphy will be calling
Corner of Congress and High Streets
Portland, ME

www.congresssquarepark.org
Thu Sep 21st 7:30 pm  to 10:00 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Dugan Murphy will be calling
State Street Church
159 State Street
Portland, ME

portlandintowncontradance.com
Fri Sep 22nd 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Caller TBA
St. Denis Parish Hall
North Whitefield, ME

www.deffa.org
Wed Sep 27th 7:30 pm  to 9:30 pmHouse concertwith Fódhla (Nicole Rabata - flute, Ellery Klein - fiddle, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Berkeley, CA

for direction, reservation (required):

www.fodhlamusic.com
Thu Sep 28th 7:30 pm  to 9:30 pmHouse concertwith Fódhla (Nicole Rabata - flute, Ellery Klein - fiddle, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Monterey, CA

Potluck at 6pm, concert to follow.
For directions, reservations (required), email Elizabeth: or call: (831) 521-4862

www.fodhlamusic.com
Fri Sep 29th 7:30 pm  to 9:30 pmHouse concertwith Fódhla (Nicole Rabata - flute, Ellery Klein - fiddle, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Santa Clara, CA

for directions, reservations (required):

www.fodhlamusic.com
Sat Sep 30th to Sun Oct 1stKVMR Festivalwith Fódhla (Nicole Rabata - flute, Ellery Klein - fiddle, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Grass Valley, CA

www.kvmr.org/events/21.....tival
Thu Nov 2nd 7:30 pm  to 10:00 pmContra dancesubbing with Catastrophe - Kyra Bleicher on fiddle, Dana Hartshorn on piano, Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums, Bethany Waickman on guitar
Chris Riccioti will be calling
State Street Church
159 State St.
Portland, ME
www.portlandintowncontradance.com
Fri Nov 3rd 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancesubbing with Catastrophe - Kyra Bleicher on fiddle, Dana Hartshorn on piano, Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums, Bethany Waickman on guitar
Chrissy Fowler will be calling
American Legion Hall #43
143 Church St.
Belfast, ME
www.belfastflyingshoes.org
Sat Nov 4th to Sun Nov 5thFiddle HellTeaching, co-leading sessions, and performing at
Fiddle Hell Massachusetts
Regency Inn
219 Littleton Rd.
Westford, MA
www.fiddlehell.org
Thu Nov 9th 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason - fiddle, Emily Troll - accordion, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Lisa Greenleaf will be calling
The Concord Scout House
74 Walden St.
Concord, MA
www.neffa.org/Thurs.html
Fri Nov 10th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Amy Larkin (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Dereck Kalish will be calling
Goff Hall
124 Bay State Rd.
Rehoboth, MA
www.contradancelinks.com/rehoboth.html
Sat Nov 11th 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason - fiddle, Emily Troll - accordion, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Dereck Kalish will be calling
Wesley Methodist Church
114 Main St.
Worcester, MA
www.worcesterdance.org
Fri Nov 17th 7:00 pm  to 9:00 pmConcertwith Fódhla (Nicole Rabata - flute, Ellery Klein - fiddle, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Somerset Abbey
98 Main St.
Madison, ME
www.somersetabbey.net
Sat Nov 18th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Luke Donforth will be calling
Lenox Community Center
65 Walker St.
Lenox, MA
www.lenoxcontradance.org
Sat Nov 25th 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason on fiddle, Emily Troll on accordion, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Dugan Murphy will be calling
The First Church of Jamaica Plain
6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA
www.lcfd.org

Thu Nov 30th 7:30 pm  to 10:00 pmContra dancewith Dance Panther (Alden Robinson on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar and piano)
Dugan Murphy will be calling
State Street Church
159 State St.
Portland, ME
www.portlandintowncontradance.com
Fri Dec 1st 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Dance Panther (Alden Robinson on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar and piano)
John McIntyre will be calling
American Legion Hall #43
143 Church St.
Belfast, ME
www.belfastflyingshoes.org
Thu Dec 7th 7:00 pm  to 9:00 pmConcertwith the Colleen Raney Band
(Colleen Raney - vocals, bodhran, guitar, Hanz Araki - flute, whistles, vocals, Ryan Davidson - double bass, vocals, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Norfolk Library
Norfolk, CT
www.norfolklibrary.org
Fri Dec 8th 8:00 pm  to 10:00 pmConcertwith the Colleen Raney Band
(Colleen Raney - vocals, bodhran, guitar, Hanz Araki - flute, whistles, vocals, Ryan Davidson - double bass, vocals, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Third Floor
4200 9th Street NW
Washington, DC
www.colleenraney.com
Sat Dec 9th 8:00 pm  to 10:00 pmConcertwith the Colleen Raney Band
TBA
Sun Dec 10th 7:00 pm  to 10:00 pmConcertwith the Colleen Raney Band
(Colleen Raney - vocals, bodhran, guitar, Hanz Araki - flute, whistles, vocals, Ryan Davidson - double bass, vocals, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Sharing the bill with: Dulahan and Celtic Academy of Irish Dance
Centennial Hall, Stivers School for the Arts
1313 E 5th St
Dayton, OH
sunnyskies.ticketleap.com/celtic/details
Thu Dec 14th 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Dugan Murphy will be calling
The Concord Scout House
74 Walden St.
Concord, MA
www.neffa.org/Thurs.html
Sat Jan 6th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Dave Langford (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Mary Wesley will be calling
Capital City Grange
Montpelier, VT
www.capitalcitygrange.org
Fri Jan 12th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason - fiddle, Emily Troll - accordion, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Dela Taylor Murphy will be calling
Muskie Archives, Bates College
70 Campus Ave.
Lewiston, ME
freewillfolksociety.weebly.com
Sat Jan 13th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason - fiddle, Emily Troll - accordion, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Alex Hennings will be calling
Topsham Grange
47 Pleasant St.
Topsham, ME
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com
Fri Jan 19th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmBoston Urban CeilidhSugarfoot (Amelia Mason - fiddle, Glen Loper - mandolin, Bethany Waickman - guitar) play a contra set as part of the Boston Celtic Music Festival's renowned (and 15th annual!) Boston Urban Ceilidh

The Atrium
50 Church Street
Cambridge, MA

8:00 - 8:45: Katie McNally’s Cape Breton Ceilidh Band
9:00 - 9:45: Sugarfoot
10:00 - 10:45: Boston Urban Ceilidh Band

Questions? email
Sat Feb 3rd 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason on fiddle, Emily Troll on accordion, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Will Mentor will be calling
Peterborough Town House
1 Grove St.
Peterborough, NH
www.monadnockfolk.org/
Tue Feb 6th 6:00 pm  to 8:00 pmPrivate eventw/ Dance Panther Northport, ME
Thu Feb 8th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Mon Feb 12th 6:00 pm  to 8:00 pmPrivate eventw/ Dance Panther Vasselboro, ME
Thu Feb 15th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish session w/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Thu Feb 22nd 7:30 pm  to 10:00 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason on fiddle, Emily Troll on accordion, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Dugan Murphy and Hannah Chamberlain will be calling
State Street Church
159 State St.
Portland, ME
www.portlandintowncontradance.com
Fri Feb 23rd 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason on fiddle, Emily Troll on accordion, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Caller TBA
St. Denis Parish Hall
298 Grand Army Road.
North Whitefield, ME
www.deffa.org
Sat Feb 24th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason on fiddle, Emily Troll on accordion, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Hannah Otten will be calling
Lenox Community Center
65 Walker Street
Lenox, MA
www.lenoxcontradance.org
Thu Mar 1st 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Thu Mar 8th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Fri Mar 9thContra dancewith Amy Larkin (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Chris Riciotti will be calling
Goff Hall
124 Bay State Rd.
Rehoboth, MA
www.contradancelinks.com/rehoboth.html 
Sat Mar 10th 7:30 pm  to 10:00 pmConcertwith The Colleen Raney Band
Colleen Raney (vocals, guitar, bodhran), Hanz Araki (flutes, whistles, vocals), Chris Stevens (accordion), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Kittery Dance Hall
7 Walker Street
Kittery, ME
www.thedancehallkittery.org
Thu Mar 15th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Sat Mar 17th 3:00 pm  to 6:00 pmIrish sessionw/ Chris Stevens, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Sat Mar 17th 8:00 pm  to 10:30 pmConcertwith The Colleen Raney Band
Colleen Raney (vocals, guitar, bodhran), Hanz Araki (flutes, whistles, vocals), Chris Stevens (accordion), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
One Longfellow Square
181 State Street
Portland, ME
www.onelongfellowsquare.com
Thu Mar 22nd 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Thu Apr 5th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Thu Apr 12thContra dancewith Anadama (Amelia Mason - fiddle, Emily Troll - accordion, Bethany Waickman - guitar)
Dugan Murphy will be calling
The Concord Scout House
74 Walden St. 
Concord, MA
www.neffa.org/thursday-contras/ 
Fri Apr 13thContra dancewith Julie Metcalf (fiddle), Glen Loper (mandolin and tenor banjo), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Steve Zakon-Anderson will be calling 
Goff Hall
124 Bay State Rd. 
Rehoboth, MA
www.contradancelinks.com/rehoboth.html 
Sun Apr 15th 3:00 pm  to 6:00 pmIrish sessionwith Jaime Eller (fiddle), Glen Loper (tenor banjo), and Bethany Waickman (guitar)
RiRa Irish Pub
72 Commercial St.
Portland, ME 
www.rira.com 
Thu Apr 19th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Fri Apr 20th 7:00 pm  to 9:00 pmConcert with Lissa SchneckenburgerLissa Schneckenburger (fiddle and vocals) and Bethany Waickman (guitar) in concert
First Universalist Church
97 Main St.
Yarmouth, ME
www.uuyarmouth.org
Sat Apr 21st 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Steve Zakon-Anderson
Lenox Community Center
65 Walker St.
Lenox, MA
www.lenoxcontradance.org
Tue Apr 24th 7:00 pm  to 10:00 pmPrivate eventDance Panther (Alden Robinson on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar and piano)
Chrissy Fowler will be calling
North Haven, ME
Thu Apr 26th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Thu May 3rd 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Fri May 4th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Will Mentor will be calling
Ukrainian Hall
405 Fairmount W.
Montreal, QC
www.contramontreal.org
Sat May 5th 3:30 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Will Mentor will be calling

3:30 - 5:30: challenging contra
6:00: potluck
8:00 - 11:00: contra

Churchill Rec Centre
345 Richmond Road
Ottawa, ON
www.ottawacontra.ca
Thu May 10th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Thu May 17th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Fri May 18th to Sun May 20thContra dance weekendwith Anadama (Amelia Mason on fiddle, Emily Troll on accordion, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Gaye Fifer will be calling
Berkshire Outdoor Center at Chimney Corner
591 Hamilton Rd.
Becket, MA
www.formtheocean.com
Thu May 24th 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
David Millstone will be calling
Carpenters Hall
407 Denali St.
Anchorage, AK
www.thedancingbears.org
Fri May 25th to Mon May 28thContra dance weekendwith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Carol Ormand and David Millstone will be calling
Kings Lake Camp
Wasilla, AK
www.thedancingbears.org
Thu May 31st 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Rick Mohr will be calling
Commodore Barry Club / Irish Center
6815 Emlen St.
Philadelphia, PA
www.thursdaycontra.com 
Fri Jun 1st 8:30 pm  to 11:30 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Sue Gola will be calling
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD
www.fridaynightdance.org
Sat Jun 2nd 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Brian Hamshar will be calling
Lewis Ginter Recreation Center
3421 Hawthorne Ave.
Richmond, VA
tadamsva.org 
Sun Jun 3rd 7:30 pm  to 10:30 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Janine Smith will be calling
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD
www.fsgw.org 
Thu Jun 7th 5:30 pm  to 7:30 pmIrish sessionw/ Will Woodson, Kevin McElroy, Kevin O'Brien
Maine Craft Distilling
123 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME
Fri Jun 8th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmContra dancewith Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford on fiddle, Glen Loper on mandolin and tenor banjo, Bethany Waickman on guitar)
Tony Parks will be calling
Goff Hall
124 Bay State Rd.
Rehoboth, MA
www.contradancelinks.com/rehoboth.html
Sat Jun 9th 7:00 pm  to 9:00 pmConcert with the Colleen Raney BandColleen Raney (vocals, bodhran, guitar), Hanz Araki (flutes, whistles, vocals, bodhran), Bethany Waickman (guitar)
Three Bridges Concert Series
58 North Main St.
Newport, NH
libraryartscenter.org/threebridges/ 
Wed Jun 13th 7:30 pm  to 9:00 pmConcert with FodhlaNicole Rabata (flute and whistle), Ellery Klein (fiddle), Bethany Waickman (guitar) 
Irish Night at Blue
650 Congress St. 
Portland, ME
www.portcityblue.com