To help give myself and others an idea of what is being played around the Seattle area, I keep these lists of tunes played at events where I've played. If you'd like information about any of the regular jams listed below, email me.

  • 6/29/2016 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    (Tar Road to Sligo)
    (Star Above the Garter)
    (Farewell to Whiskey)
    Pays de Haut / Reel de Montréal
    Smash the Windows / Hundred Pipers
    John Howatt's / Reel de Mattawa
    Shandon Bells / Out on the Ocean
    Spootiskerry / Evit Gabriel
    Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine / Riding on a Load of Hay
    Hollow Poplar / Johnny, Johnny Don't Get Drunk
    Fair Jenny's / Morrison's
    Reel Saint-Joseph / Reen Saint-Antoine
    Midnight on the Water
  • 6/19/2016 Third Sunday Jam

    Hollow Poplar
    Oyster River Hornpipe
    Meeting of the Waters
    Star Above the Garter
    Utpick Waltz
    Far from Home
    La Maison de Glace
    Pete's March
    Sarah Armstrong's
    Koehler's Hornpipe
    Round the Horn
    The Sound Man's Waltz (Hope Barker)
    Stone's Rag
    Kaley Amber's (Brenda Stubbert)
    Belknap's March
    Indian Point
    Hut on Staffin Island
    Father Kelly's
    Old Grey Cat
    Swinging on the Gate
    The Hare
    Saut du Lapin
    Hökpers vals
  • 1/2/2016 Vashon New Year's Dance Camp - One evening dance session

    Sandy River Belles / 28th of January
    Father Kelly's / Benton's Dream
    The Walk Home / Indian Point
    The Banshee / Beth Cohen's
  • 9/13/2015 Dusty Strings Second Sunday Old-time Jam

    Ten Strike
    Shortnin' Bread
    Forked Ear
    Soldier's Joy
    Green Willis
    Comer's March (Bob McQuillen)
    Angeline the Baker
    Old Joe Clark
    Lost Girl
    Jim Ketterman's Tune
    Dancing Bear
    Irishman's Heart to the Ladies
    Keep on the Sunny Side
    Riding on a Load of Hay
    Dry and Dusty
    Chinquapin
    Jeff City
    Whiskey Before Breakfast
    Sarah Armstrong's Tune
    Red Haired Boy
    Sleeping Giant Two Step
    Eighth of January
    Buffalo Gals
    Shady Grove
    Liberty
    Duck's Eyeballs
  • 8/5/2015 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    Bottom of the Punchbowl / Round the Horn
    Hen's Teeth and Carrots / Swallowtail Jig
    Hollow Poplar / Lady of the Lake (D)
    Rose Tree (and then the rain started...)
  • 8/2/2015 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    My Darling Asleep / Morrison's / Belfast Jig
    Bottom of the Punchbowl / Evit Gabriel / Speed the Plow
    Quarry Cross / Old Grey Cat / Irish Spring
    La Maison de Glace / Coleraine / Smash the Windows
    Little Nell / Scollay's / Nixon's Farewell
    Margaret's Waltz
  • 8/1/2015 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Fair Jenny's Jig / Morrison's / Out on the Ocean
    La Cinquième Partie du Caledonia / Saut du Lapin
    Dick Gossip's / Sackett's Harbor / Forked Deer
    La Maison de Glace / Robin's Bodhran / Money in Both Pockets
    The Star Above the Garter / Hills of Sharon / High Part of the Road
    Old Mother Flanagan / June Apple
  • 7/31/2015 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Bottom of the Punchbowl / Bus Stop Reel
    Pushbacked Chairs / Indian Point / Sarah's Jig
    Miss Thompson's / String of Trucks / Forked Deer
    Reel St. Joseph / Reel Montreal / Reel de Mattawa
    Genna's Jig / Berkshire Jig / Out on the Ocean
    My Cape Breton Home
    John Ryan's Polka
  • 7/7/2015 Caller's Practice / House Dance

    Reel St. Joseph
    Levis Beaulieu
    Ashokan Farewell
    Shove That Pig's Foot a Little Further Into the Fire
    La Maison de Glace
    Reel de Montréal
    Early in the Year
    La Cinquième Partie du Caledonia / Telephone Tune
    Amelia
    Gonna Climb Them Golden Stairs
    Idlewild / Megajig
    All the Birds in Ballard (Marni Rachmiel)
  • 6/27/2015 Jam

    A jam after a contra dance hosted by the Dusty Strings Old Time Contra Dance Band Class band, and called by Sarah Comer.

    Liberty
    Over the Waterfall
    Old Joe Clark
    Old Grey Cat
    Raccoon Walkin' on a Fencepost
    Carnival Polka
    Sally Ann
    Stormy Night
    Moon and Seven Stars
    Johnny's Gone to France
    Kitchen Girl
    Miss Thompson's
    Le canal en octobre
    Eva's Polka
    Irishman's Heart to the Ladies
  • 6/24/2015 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    McQuillen's Squeezebox
    Connaughtman's Rambles / Saddle the Pony
    Girl with the Blue Dress On / Rose Tree
    Scollay's / Round the Horn
    La Bastringue
    Reel Eugene / Telephone Tune
    Out on the Ocean
    Bouchard's Hornpipe / Le 24 Juin
    Moon and Seven Stars / One-Horned Sheep
    Kingsbury Reel / Butcher's Row
    Spootiskerry
    La Valse Des Pastouriaux (Jackie Molard)
  • 12/21/14 Third Sunday Jam

    Le Tourment
    Galen's Arrival
    Dancing Bear
    Quindaro
    Pete's March
    Home with the Girls in the Morning
    Jessica's Polka / Finnish Polka
    Shenandoah Falls
    Barb's Piano (David Kaynor)
    Butcher's Row
    Rannie MacClellan
    Through the Gates
    Matt's Polka (one of the Ballydesmond Polkas)
    Hills of Sharon
    Carousel Gypsy
    Waynesboro
    Reel de Montréal
    Sheguiandah Bay
  • 11/22/2014 Jam

    A jam after a contra dance hosted by the Dusty Strings Old Time Contra Dance Band Class band, and called by Sarah Comer.

    Elmer's Waltz
    Flop Eared Mule
    Stormy Night
    Spotted Pony
    Whiskey Before Breakfast
    Carnival Polka
    Dancing Bear
    Marmaduke's Hornpipe
    The Wind That Turns the Mill
    Eva's Polka
    Liberty
    Forked Deer
    Swananoa Waltz
  • 8/3/2014 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Paddy on the Railroad / Paddy on the Handcar
    La Bastringue
    Fair Jenny's / Morrison's / The Roaring Barmaid
    Meeting of the Waters / Doon the Brae
    Star Above the Garter / Hills of Sharon / High Part of the Road
    My Cape Breton Home
    Le Tourment / La Maison de Glace
    Top of Cork Road / Over the Causeway
    Lover's Waltz
    Marie Sauce ton Pain / Pays de Haut / Reel St. Antoine
    Dick Gossip's / Robertson's Reel
    Nancy's Waltz
  • 8/2/2014 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Big Liza Jane / Magpie / Walk Up Georgia Row
    Saut du Lapin / Le Reveleur / Reel de Remi
    Old John Tate / Cattanooga / George Booker
    Far From Home / Castle Kelly / Lady Ann Montgomery
    Moonlight on the Colorado
  • 8/1/2014 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Reel Saint-Joseph / Reel de Mattawa / Reel de Montreal
    Ruffled Drawers / Home with the Girls in the Morning / Red Haired Boy
    Kerfunten / Devlin's / Tripping Up the Stairs
    Growling Old Man, Grumbling Old Woman / Benton's Dream / Spootiskerry
    Westphalia
  • 7/30/2014 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    Oyster River Hornpipe / Scollay's
    Farewell to Whiskey / Pete's March
    Out on the Ocean / Fair Jenny's
    Spootiskerry / Robertson's
    Moon and Seven Stars / Star Above the Garter
    Paddy on the Railroad (aka Merry Blacksmith) / Paddy on the Handcar
    Colored Aristocracy / Eli Greene's Cakewalk
    Peeler Creek Waltz
  • 7/26/2014 Private Jam

    Through the Gates
    Mary Claire
    Mountain Ranger Hornpipe (Bb)
    Carousel Gypsy
    Marche au Camp
    Roddy McCorley
    Pigtown Fling
    Blueberry Jig
    Stars and Stripes Waltz
    Metsäkukkia
    Steciak's
    Sadie's Waltz
    Blueberry Splash
    Winter Carnival
    The Hare (PDXII)
  • 7/21/2014 Monday Night Jam

    Sarah Armstrong's Tune
    La Ronde des Voyageurs
    Round the Horn
    Rose Tree
    Rannie McLellan
    Scotty O'Neil
    Old Woolworth's
    Sergeant Early's Dream
    Cliffs of Moher
    Deuxième Partie du Quadrille de l'Ile d'Orléans
    Devil's Churn
    Walnut Gap
    Staten Island Hornpipe
    Brenda Stubbert's
    Smash the Windows
    Le Diable Vert
    Dick Gossip's
    Campbell's Farewell to Red Gap (Redcastle)
    Seamus O'Brien's
  • 7/17/2014 WOTFA 2014 Workshop, Calling Mini-Workshop

    Buffalo Gals
    Arkansas Traveler
    Angeline the Baker
    Chinese Breakdown
  • 7/16/2014 WOTFA 2014 Workshop, Square Dance Mini-Workshop

    Over the Waterfall / Liberty
    Rock the Cradle, Joe
    Liza Jane
    Angeline the Baker / Old Joe Clark
  • 7/14/2014 WOTFA 2014 Workshop, Contra Mini-Workshop

    St. Anne's Reel / Golden Slippers
    Swallowtail Jig / Moon and Seven Stars
    The Girl I Left Behind Me / Liberty
    Tennessee Waltz
  • 7/9/2014 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    (jam beforehand: Farewell to Whiskey)
    St. Anne's Reel
    Scollay's Reel
    Saddle the Pony / Fair Jenny's Jig
    Rose Tree (#1) / The Girl I Left Behind Me
    Round the Horn / Robertson's
    Smash the Windows / Hundred Pipers
    Kitchen Girl
    Pete's March / Meeting of the Waters
    Spootiskerry / Dominion Reel
    Elmer's Waltz
  • 6/18/2014 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    Josefins Dopvals
    The Star Above the Garter / The Moon and Seven Stars
    Spootiskerry / Robertson's
    Paddy on a Handcar / St. Anne's Reel
    Round the Horn / Shenandoah Falls
    Shandon Bells
    Reel Eugene / Reel St. Antoine
    Green Mountain Petronella / Old Grey Cat
    The Cliffs of Moher / Maison de Glace
    Amelia
  • 5/19/2014 Monday Night Jam

    Morrison's Jig
    Sweeping the Town
    Richard's Jig
    The Volunteer
    Bonnie Isabel Robertson
    John Howatt's
    Frog Heaven
    North River Fox
    Never Been Better
    Colored Aristocracy
    Old Woolworth's
    Little Judique
    (a Calvin Vollrath tune?)
    Robertson's Reel
    Berceuse pour Amber
  • 5/12/2014 Monday Night Jam

    Say No More
    The Lambing Fold
    You Lie Trendy Fish
    Glen Echo Jig
    1814
    Gypsy Carousel
    Devil's Churn
    Reel of Sceachogóg (aka Siobhan O'Donnell's)
    Crab in the Skillet
    Walk Up Georgia Row / Sarah Armstrong's Tune / Jackie Tar
    A Jig (David Kaynor)
    Waltz from Järna
  • 12/9/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Red Wing (D)
    Reel Eugène
    Korolenko (1st Part)
    Pete's March
    Little Judique
    Devil's Churn
    Deuxième Partie du Quadrille de l'Ile d'Orléans
    The Wild One! / Coffee
    Hen's Feet and Carrots
    The Hut on Staffin Island
    Iggie and Squiggie
    North River Fox
    Walk Old Shoe, Heel Come A Draggin'
    1814 (a polska)
    Kyrklåten
    Valse des Fables
  • 12/8/2013 Dusty Strings Second Sunday Old-time Jam

    Buffalo Gals
    Soldier's Joy
    Cold Frosty Morning
    Moon and Seven Stars
    Matt's Polka
    Arkansas Traveler
    The Girl I Left Behind Me
    The Possum's Tail is Bare
    Midnight on the Water
    Turkey in the Straw
    Elmer's Waltz
    Rat's Gone to Rest
    Swallowtail Jig
    Cluck Old Hen
    Ragtime Annie
    Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • 11/25/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Camp Pleasant Jig
    Bob's Boomerang
    The Acrobat's New Trick
    Gonna Climb Them Golden Stairs / Sandy Boys
    Die Alte Kath (zwiefacher)
    Pentis Schotis
    Sarah Armstrong's Tune / Bumblebee in a Jug
    The Banshee / The Star of Munster
    The Star Above the Garter / The Stool of Repentence
    Julia Delaney / The Dominion Reel / Oyster River Hornpipe
    Hughie Shortie's Reel / Brenda Stubbert's
    Hen's Feet and Carrots
    St. Lawrence Jig / Hundred Pipers
    Richard's Waltz
  • 11/24/2013 Fourth Sunday Jam at The Couth Buzzard

    The Stick Jig / Old Woman Tossed Up in a Blanket
    The Star Above the Garter / Two slides known as “O'Keefe's” (one of which is also known as Scartaglen?)
    Reel Bijoux / Le 24 Juin
    Quindaro / The Dominion Reel
    The Cuckoo's Nest (low part first) / Jackie Tar
    Flowers of Michigan / Kingsbury Reel
    Camp Pleasant Jig / Bob's Own
    Newlywed's Reel / Swing Away
    Burke's / Gallagher's Frolic's
    Reel à Ti-Jean / Lévis Beaulieu
    Teviot Bridge / The Stool of Repentence
    Miss Thompson's / Poor Old Woman
    Patsy Geary's (The Yellow Rose of Texas) / The Peeler and the Goat
    Larry's Waltz
  • 11/19/2013 Old Time Jam at the Wedgewood Alehouse

    Lee Stripling's Black Eyed Susie
    Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine
    Step Around Johnny
    Forked Deer
    Lazy John
    Trouble
    Rats Gone to Rest
    Waynesboro (aka Over the Moor to Maggie)
    Shove That Pig's Foot a Little Further in the Fire
    Moon Behind the Hills (from Melvin Wine)
    Ten Cents (from Garry Harrison's collection)
    Hollow Poplar
    Cora Dye (or maybe it was Give the Fiddler a Dram)
    Devil Eat the Groundhog
    Little Liza Jane (from Marion Reece)
  • 11/10/2013 Dusty Strings Second Sunday Old-time Jam

    Home with the Girls in the Morning
    Red Haired Boy
    Tennessee Waltz (D)
    Leather Britches
    Moon and Seven Stars
    Emma
    Whiskey Before Breakfast
    Stormy Night
    Arkansas Traveler
    Lazy John
    Me and My Fiddle
    Over the Waterfall
    Johnny Johnny Don't Get Drunk
    Paddy on the Handcar
    Road to Batoche
    (Hills of Mexico)
    Angeline the Baker
    The Girl I Left Behind Me
    Faded Love
    St. Anne's Reel
    Woodchopper's Reel
    Buffalo Gals (A)
    Cripple Creek
    Boil the Cabbage
    Midnight on the Water
  • 11/9/2013 Slower-Than-Dirt Jam

    John's Lover's Gone
    St. Anne's Reel
    Johnny, Johnny Don't Get Drunk
    The Wind That Shakes the Barley
    Needlecase
    Elzic's Farewell (3 part)
    Rye Whiskey (aka Jack of Diamonds, or Drunken Hiccups)
    Angeline the Baker
  • 10/27/2013 Fourth Sunday Jam at The Couth Buzzard

    Rose in the Heather / Gallagher's Frolics
    Reel des Esquimaux / Reel Lindberg
    Le Diable Vert / Reel Ti-Jean
    The Scholar / Jackie Tar
    Old Man, Old Woman / Growling Old Man, Grumbling Old Woman
    Maggie Brown's Favorite / Pete's Peerie Boat
    Farewell to Whiskey / The Dark Girl
    Uncle Stuart's Waltz
    Winter Carnival
    Big John McNeil
    February March
    Gondolin
    The Hare (the Portland Collection II one)
    Stone's Rag
  • 10/14/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Ingelas Vals
    Farewell to the Taliban
    Monkton's Foot
    Joy of My Life / Courtesan's Jig
    Bushy Hair / Brushfire
    Og's Burnt Fingers
    First Waltz
    The Curvy Road to Corrinth
    Bull Moose / Sitting Bull Reel
    Reel du Père Bruneau (aka Saint-Louise) / The Telephone Tune
    Winter Carnival / Sans Perdre Hélène / Red Prairie Dawn
  • 10/13/2013 Dusty Strings Second Sunday Old-time Jam

    Chuck in the Bush
    Soldier's Joy
    St. Anne's Reel
    Little Rabbit, Where's Your Mama?
    Arkansas Traveler
    Over the Waterfall
    Wind that Shakes the Barley
    Whiskey Before Breakfast
    Red Haired Boy
    Star of the County Down
    Ragtime Annie
    Snowshoes (Spotted Pony)
    Paddy on the Handcar
    Midnight on the Water
    Swallowtail Jig
    Bill Cheatham
    Road to Lisdoonvarna
    Fisher's Hornpipe
    Turkey in the Straw
    Santa Anna's Retreat
    Oh, Susanna
    Prettiest Girl in the County
    Cripple Creek
  • 10/7/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Scollay's / Bottom of the Punchbowl / Shirley's Reel
    Enrico / Taggert's Reel #3
    Colored Aristocracy / The Year of Jubilo / Red Prairie Dawn
    Trip to Durrow / The Road to Glountane
    Out on the Road / The Split Rock
    Arizona / Rare
    The Acrobat's New Trick / F & D Rag
    Sans Perdre Hélène / Winter Carnival
    On the Danforth
    The 98 / The 99
    Cabernet
  • 9/22/2013 Fourth Sunday Jam at The Couth Buzzard

    Lady Anne Montgomery / Sally Gardens
    Rose in the Heather / Irishman's Heart to the Ladies
    Violets in the Wind
    Batchelder's / Ross's Reel #4
    Larry O'Gaff's / Coleraine
    Road to California / Flowers of Michigan
    Reel de Montréal / Reel Saint-Joseph
    Judy's (The Maid Behind The Bar) / Father Kelly's
    Pat the Budgie / Kingsbury Reel
    Bert Ferguson / Charlie Hunter's
    Reel Bijoux / Reel Saint-Antoine
    Camp Pleasant Jig / Bob's Own
    Miss Thompson's / Swinging on a Gate
  • 8/18/2013 Third Sunday Jam

    Bottom of the Punchbowl
    Bus Stop Reel
    One-Horned Sheep
    Out on the Ocean
    Miss Thompson's
    Telephone Tune
    Road to Glountane
    Oyster River Hornpipe
    Bay of Fundy
    Willafjord
    Cooley's Reel
    The Wild One!
    Morrison's Jig
    The Hare (PDX II)
    Johnson Girl
    Rare
    My Darling Asleep
    Josefin's Dopvals
    Father Kelly's
    Lévis Beaulieu
    Old Woolworth's
    Inimitable Reel
    Big Bear
    Rannie MacLellan
    Brenda Stubbert's
    Seamus O'Brien
  • 8/11/2013 Private Jam

    Reel de Montréal
    La Cinquième Partie du Caledonia
    Sackett's Harbor
    Dick Gossip's
    Cliffs of Moher
    Jerry and Tom
    Poor Old Woman
    Flowers of Edinburgh
    Coffee
    Idlewild Jig
    Indian Point / The Wild One!
    Enrico
    Arizona
    The Banshee
    The Hare
    Old French
    MacArthur Road (in A)
    Through the Gates
    Cincinnati Hornpipe
    Midnight on the Water
  • 8/7/2013 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    The Moon and Seven Stars / Hundred Pipers
    The Bottom of the Punchbowl / Old Grey Cat
    Scotty O'Neil / Green Mountain Petronella
    Indian Point / The Cordal Jig
    Reel de Père Léon / The Telephone Tune
    Sarah Armstrong's Tune / Eli Greene's Cakewalk
    Haapavesi Valssi
  • 8/4/2013 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Jamie Allen / Scollay's Reel
    Le Tourment / Maison de Glace
    Miss Thompson's / String of Trucks / The High Reel
    Ashgrove
    Reel Saint-Joseph / Reel de Mattawa / Reel de Montréal
  • 8/3/2013 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Mouse in the Cupboard / The Wild One! / Scaterie Island Slide
    Rannie MacLellan / Scollay's Reel / Oyster River Hornpipe
    Lady of the Lake (G) / Lady of the Lake (D) / Lady of the Lake (G)
    Dance medley set:
    Round the Horn
    Sackett's Harbor
    Ruffled Drawers
    Home with the Girls in the Morning
    Forked Deer
    Red Haired Boy
    Devil in the Strawstack
    Dick Gossip's
    La Maison de Glace / Robin's Bodhran / Money in Both Pockets
    Growling Old Man, Grumbling Old Woman / Benton's Dream
    La Cinquième Partie du Caledonia / Saut du Lapin
    Bottom of the Punchbowl / Evit Gabriel
    Johnson Girl / Speed the Plow
    Bus Stop Reel / Lady Anne Montgomery
    Kaiser's Waltz
    After the Rain
    April Waltz
    Sean Ryan's Polka
  • 7/17/2013 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    Sarah's Jig / Fair Jenny's Jig
    Glise de Sherbrooke
    Scollay's Reel / Robertson's Reel
    Sackett's Harbor / Oyster River Hornpipe
    The Sailor's Wife / Out on the Ocean
    Round the Horn / Shenandoah Falls
    Shandon Bells / Irishman's Heart to the Ladies
  • 6/3/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Cowboy Jig (G)
    Boyne Water
    Old Joe
    Red Prarie Dawn / Frog Heaven
    Elk River Blues
    Road to Errogie
    Jerusalem Ridge
    Julianne Johnson
    Kate and Rose's
    The Joy of My Life / I Lost My Love
    Kyrklåten
    Road to California / Road to Glountane
    Skippin ' Cat
    Southwind
  • 5/19/2013 Third Sunday Jam

    Lady of the Lake (G)
    Far From Home
    Out on the Ocean
    Evit Gabriel
    Spanish Waltz
    Star of Munster
    Star Above the Garter
    Reel Eugène
    Star of the County Down
  • 4/28/2013 Fourth Sunday Jam at The Couth Buzzard

    Reel Bijou / Le 24 Jiun
    Batchelder's / Ross's Reel #4
    Midnight on the Water
    Reel de Philippe Bruneau #1 (aka Reel du Père Bruneau) / Reel Eugène
    Jimmy Ward's (aka The Clare Jig) / Gallagher's Frolics
    The Golden Wedding Reel / Good for the Tongue
    Sarah's Jig / Larry O'Gaff's
    ("Reel Rosterie"?) / Riding on a Load of Hay
    Reel Lindberg (The "Quebecois Chicken Reel") / Reel des Esquimaux
    Miss Thompson's / Robertson's Reel
    Murray River Jig / Walking the Floor
    Larry's Waltz
  • 4/14/2013 Second Sunday Open-Band Dance

    Band led by La Famille Léger. As usual, I danced many of the sets, and only caught a few of the tune names.

    Glise de Sherbrooke
    Caribou / Reel de Rémi
    Reel Ti-Mé / (Reel du Goglu?)
    La Maison de Glace / Tooth Fairy Jig (Le fée de dents)
    La Marmotteuse
    Evit Gabriel
  • 4/13/2013 Private Party and Jam

    Kyrklåten
    Pays de Haut
    Old Rocking Chair
    Jacky Tar
    (an Austrian bridal march)
    Jenny Dang the Weaver
    Kiowa Special
    Big Four
    Reel Saint-Antoine
    Tooth Fairy Jig (Le fée de dents)
    La robe de la mariée
    Petronella
    Hull's Victory / Yellow Rose of Texas
    Bouchard's Hornpipe
    Lady of the Lake (G)
    Lady of the Lake (D)
    Elijah Harper
    Emma's Waltz
    La Valse des Jeunes Filles
    Far From Home
    The Temperance Reel
    Off She Goes
  • 4/8/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Korolenko / Kerfunkin (D) / High Part of the Road
    Reel de Montréal / The Hare (D, PDX II) / Reel Joseph
    White Buffalo / Bull Moose / Sitting Bull
    Evit Gabriel / La Cinquième Partie du Caledonia / Hommage à Edmond Parizeau
    Boyne Water / Road to Glountane
    Stone's Rag
    The Volunteer
    Red Prairie Dawn
    Frog Heaven
    Ingelas vals
  • 4/3/2013 First Wednesday Jam

    Julia Delaney
    Dubuque
    Lady of the Lake (D #2)
    Andy De Jarlis (E jig)
    Campbell's March (G polka)
    Murray River Jig (A)
    Lucky Trapper (G)
    Chinese Breakdown (D)
    Lass of Patie's Mill (D)
    Meg Gray (Em/Amix)
    Boggy Road to Texas (G)
    Over the Waterfall (D)
    Out on the Ocean (G)
    Nellie Bly (D)
    Rainbow (A/E, maybe used to be in C/G)
    Far Away (Bm waltz)
    Granny Does Your Dog Bite (D/Amix)
    Chorus Jig (D/G)
    Hanged Man's Reel, aka Reel du Pendu (A, 4 part)
    Ida Red (G)
    Turkey in the Cottonwoods (Bb)
    Cabri Waltz (G, pron. "kay-bri")
    Old John Tate (Am)
    Reel de Mattawa (Em)
    Run Boy Run (G)
    Sleeping Giant (D)
    Snowshoes, aka Spotted Pony (D)
    Old Madeira Waltz (A)
    Flop-Eared Mule (D/A)
    Cuckoo's Nest (D)
    Ape Cave Blues (D)
    Angeline the Baker (D)
    Old Mother Flannagan (G)
    Hollow Poplar (G)
    Sam and Elzie (D)
    Jaybird (D)
    Lady of the Lake (my D version)
    Good Neighbor Waltz
    Lady of the Lake (G jig) / Jimmy's Favorite (G jig)
    Shove That Pig's Foot Further Into The Fire (G)
    Spootiskerry (G) / Robertson's Reel (A)
    Nine Miles (G)
    My (Lodging?) is in the Cold Cold Ground (D, waltz/air)
    Little Rabbit (Where's Your Mammy) (D)
    Midnight on the Water (D)
  • 3/30/2013 Private Jam

    Rannie MacLellan / Arizona
    Little Nell
    Long Hot Shower
    Indian Point
    Le 24 Juin
    Sarah Armstrong's Tune
    Willie Coleman's
    The Wild One!
    Merry Scotchman Breakdown
    Coffee
    Hommage a Edmond Pariseau
    Hollow Poplar
    Marie Sauce ton Pain
    Sperantza Pierduta
    Gondolin
    Through the Gates
    Ingelas vals
  • 3/24/2013 Fourth Sunday Jam at The Couth Buzzard

    The Cuckoo's Nest / Jackie Tar
    Lamplighter's Hornpipe
    Big Four
    Shandon Bells / One-Horned Sheep
    Josefin's Dopvals (Josephine's Waltz)
    Esperanza Perdida
    Tripping Up the Stairs
    Lady of the Lake (G) / Forester's Hornpipe
    The Joy of My Life / Rose in the Heather
    My Cape Breton Home
  • 3/23/2013 Housewarming Party and Jam

    Monroe's Farewell to Long Hollow
    Willafjord
    Lady Anne Montgomery
    Lady of the Lake (G)
    Fisher's Hornpipe (D)
    Coleraine
    Sailor's Wife
    Ragtime Annie (with 3 parts)
    Little Billy Wilson
    Sweeping the Town / Kitty McGee
    Round the Horn
    Scollay's / Spootiskerry / Old Copper Plate
    John Howatt's
    All the Rage / Andy De Jarlis / Calliope House
    Evit Gabriel
    The Crested Hens
  • 3/7/2013 Lake City Contra Marathon

    Six different bands led the music at the contra marathon, and other musicians were welcome to sit in. In addition to the sets the Monday Night Jam group played (see 2/25/2013), these tunes were played:

    Pete's March (D) / Home with the Girls in the Morning (Dm) / Meeting of the Waters (A)
    The Walk Home (D) / Kesh Jig (G) / Over the Causeway (A)
    Big John McNeil (A) / Lady of the Lake (G) / Reel to St. Joseph's (D)
    Gigue de Terrebonne (D) / Caribou (Em)
    Sheepskin and Beeswax (A modal) / Reel Eugene (Bm)
    Waltz: Soir et Matin
    St. Anne's Reel
    Yellow Barber (D) / Short's Edition
    Silly Bill
    Arkansas Traveler
    Thru the Gates / Old Joe
    Morrison's Jig / Flash of the Red Hand
    Wissahickon Drive / Road to Glountane
    Glise a Sherbrooke / Reel Lindberg
    Waltz: Larry's Waltz
    Star of the County Down / I Lost My Love / Cecil MacEachern
  • 3/4/2013 Monday Night Jam

    In addition to our Lake City Contra Marathon sets (see 2/25/2013), we played:

    Step Around Johnny
    Sheehan's (NEFR version)
    Ger the Rigger
    Pike's Peak
    Big Bear
    Pete's March / Fourth of July
    Old Woolworth's
    Tooth Fairy Jig / Over the Causeway
    Kyrklåten
    The Montague Processional
    The Clayhole Waltz
  • 2/25/2013 Monday Night Jam

    We spent a good portion of this evening rehearsing the sets we'll play for the Lake City Contra Marathon:

    Cecil MacEachern
    The 98 / The 99 / Obama's March to the White House
    Hen's Feet and Carrots / Kitchen Jig / Irishman's Heart to the Ladies
    Bouchard's Hornpipe / Old Grey Cat / Never Been Better
    Ingelas vals

    In addition, we also played:

    Lady of the Lake (D)
    (a bit of another D-major Lady of the Lake)
    Ross's Reel #4
    Saddle the Pony / Smash the Windows
    Shandon Bells / Maggie Browns Favorite
    April Waltz
    Ravenna Bridge
  • 2/23/2013 Potluck and Jam

    St. Antoine's
    Telephone Tune / Pays de Haut
    Saut du Lapin
    High Road to Linton
    Moon and Seven Stars
    Camp Pleasant Jig
    Reel de Montréal
    Jamie Allen
    Father Kelly's
    Brenda Stubbert's
    Spootiskerry
    The Girl That I Left Behind (song)
    Indian Point / Forest Wedding
    Eli Greene's Cakewalk
    Meeting of the Waters
    Atholl Highlanders
    Willafjord
    March of St. Timothy
    Flying Home to Shelley
    Reel Béloeil
    La Belle Gaspésie
    Reel Béatrice
    Hewlett
    Utpick Waltz
    Star of the County Down
    Spanish Waltz
    Crossing to Ireland
    Over the Waterfall
    Mrs. Jamieson's
  • 2/17/2013 Third Sunday Jam

    Old Grey Cat
    Father Kelly's
    Far From Home
    Sandy Boys
    Stan Chapman's
    Devil's Churn
    Bus Stop Reel
    Boy's Lament For His Dragon
    Batchelder's
    The Hills of Sharon
    Pays de Haut
    Coleraine
    Atholl Highlanders
    Asher
    Tenneessee Waltz
    Home with the Girls in the Morning
    Kesh Jig
    Evit Gabriel
    Fair Jenny's Jig
    Indian Point
    Scollay's
    Bottom of the Punchbowl
    Angeline the Baker
    Meeting of the Waters
    Camp Pleasant Jig
    Shenandoah Falls
    Peeler Creek Waltz
  • 2/4/2013 Monday Night Jam

    Bouchard's Hornpipe / Old Grey Cat / Never Been Better
    Hen's Feet and Carrots / Kitchen Jig / Aunt May's Canadian Jig
    Irishman's Heart to the Ladies
    The 98 / The 99 / Obama's March to the White House
    The Volunteer
    Ingelas vals
    Nearly Ninety
    Twigs and Trees
    Red Prairie Dawn
    Elsie's Farewell
    Equinox
    Tooth Fairy Jig
    Mt. Airy Waltz
  • 1/14/2013 Monday Night Jam

    MacArthur Road
    Through the Gates
    Bushy Hair / Brushfire / April Storm
    Apple Blossom
    Arizona / Barrowburn
    Jacky Tar / Paddy on the Railroad
    Sackett's Harbor / Dominion Reel
    Sailor's Wife / Batchelder's
    April Waltz
  • 12/31/2012 Vashon New Year's Dance Camp - New Contra Dance Test Workshop

    Workshop led by Woody Lane.

    Glise de Sherbrooke / Gaspé Reel
    Morrison's / Moon and Seven Stars
    Bouchard's Hornpipe / Fisher's Hornpipe (in D)
    Louis Cyr / Telephone Tune
    Spootiskerry / Saut du Lapin
    Petronella / Reel de Montréal
    Red Fox (waltz)
  • 12/30/2012 Vashon New Year's Dance Camp - Contra Flourishes Workshop

    Workshop presented by Lindsey Miller Dono and Mark Pigman, open band led by Sean Bolton (fiddle) and Amy Worsham Carroll (piano).

    Bottom of the Punchbowl
    The Sailor's Wife
    Possum Up a Gum Stump
    Indian Point
  • 12/29-30/2012 Vashon New Year's Dance Camp - Various jam sessions

    Idlewild
    My Darling Asleep
    Rambling Pitchfork
    The Wild One!
    High Part of the Road
    (Sourgrass?)
    Coleman's March
    Jack's Maggot (English)
    Haste to the Wedding
    Haapavesi Valssi
    Lady of the Lake (G)
    Chorus Jig
    Opera Reel
  • 12/29/2012 Vashon New Year's Dance Camp - One evening dance session

    Courtesan's Jig / Coffee
    Punter's Graveyard / Devil in the Strawstack
    Far From Home / Speed the Plow
    Far Away
  • 12/16/2012 Third Sunday Jam

    Devil's Churn
    Flying Home to Shelley
    The Torn Jacket
    Reel Béloeil
    Reel de Mattawa
    Jamie Allen
    Dominion Reel
    Reel de Montréal
    Miss Murray of Lintrose
    Glencollmcille
    Hollow Poplar
    Scollay's Reel
    Morrison's Jig
    Indian Point
    Beth Cohen's
    Nail That Catfish To The Tree
    Reel St. Antoine
    Home With The Girls In The Morning
    Old Grey Cat
    Far Away (Waltz)
  • 11/23/2012 Post-Thanksgiving Jam

    Susi's Waltz
    Big Scioty
    Beth Cohen's
    Red Haired Boy
    Reel St. Antoine
    Robertson's Reel
    Too Young to Marry
    Morrison's Jig
    St. Anne's Reel
    You Married My Daughter and Yet You Didn't
    Scollay's Reel
    Home With The Girls In The Morning
    Nail That Catfish To The Tree
    MacArthur Road
    Reel de Montréal
    Telephone Tune
    Camp Pleasant Jig
    John Howatt's
    Spotted Pony
    Hollow Poplar
    Willafjord
    Enrico
    Rosin the Bow (Acres of Clams)
    Walk Old Shoe, Heel Come A Draggin'
  • 8/19/2012 Third Sunday Jam

    Reel de Montreal
    Meeting of the Waters
    Road to Lisdoonvarna
    Road to Lisdoonvarna Reel
    Morrison's Jig
    Forest Wedding
    La Maison de Glace
    High Clouds
    Deuxième Partie du Quadrille de l'Ile d'Orléans
    Dick Gossip's
    Through the Gates
    Sarah Armstrong's Tune
    Camp Meeting on the 4th of July
    Telephone Tune
    Pays de Haut
    Le Diable Vert / The Devil's Churn
    Far Away
    Emily's Waltz
    Reel Béloeil
    Reunion Jig
    Shenandoah Falls
    Possum Up a Gum Stump
    Butcher's Row
    Brenda Stubbert's
    Star of Munster
    Megajig
    The Drunken Landlady
    La Valse des Jeunes Filles
    Utpick (Ookpick) Waltz
  • 8/5/2012 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    (Note: many of these sets came from Lori Prime, and feature one tune from The Portland Collection I and one tune from The Portland Collection II)

    Marie Sauce Ton Pan / Lady of the Lake (D, PDX p.122)
    Miss Thompson's / Mason's Apron
    Devil in the Strawstack / Johnson Girl
    Evit Gabriel / The Gale
    Si Bheag Si Mhor
    Elizabeth (English dance)
    Elsie's Farewell / The Quarry Cross / River Falls
    Camp Meeting on the 4th of July / Sandy River Belles
    La Grande Chaine / Telephone Tune
    Sackett's Harbor / Forked Deer
    Ash Grove
    Haapavesi
    Mr. and Mrs. MacLean of Snaigow
    John Ryan's Polka
    Big Liza Jane / Shady Grove
    Nixon's Farewell / Nail That Catfish To The Tree
  • 8/3/2012 Orcas Summer Dance Camp

    Le Tourment / La Maison de Glace
    Miss Thompson's / Jacky Tar
    Amelia's
    Pete's March / Meeting of the Waters
    Reel St. Joseph / Reel Montreal
    Fair Jenny's / Morrison's Jig
    Reel St. Jean / La Belle Catherine / Reel Joseph
    Home with the Girls in the Morning / Sandy Boys
    Jim and Judy's Wedding
    My Cape Breton Home
    Margaret's Waltz
  • 8/1/2012 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    All the Way to Galway / Far From Home
    Indian Point / Stan Chapman's
    Merry Blacksmith (aka Paddy on the Railroad) / Paddy on the Handcar
    Spootiskerry / Bus Stop Reel
    Le Tourment / La Maison de Glace
    Miss Murray of Lintrose / Riding on a Load of Hay
    Lady Anne Montgomery / Reel St. Antoine
    Nail That Catfish to the Tree / Kitchen Girl
    Haapavesi
    Midnight on the Water
  • 7/18/2012 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    La Bastringue
    Merry Blacksmith / Paddy on the Handcar
    Out on the Ocean / Cordal Jig
    Hollow Poplar / Through the Gates
    Le Tourment / La Maison de Glace
    Glise de Sherbrook / Reel de Montreal
    Moon & Seven Stars / Cliffs of Moher
    Sandy Boys
    Amelia's (Waltz)
    The Little Girl (Petit Fille?)
  • 7/15/2012 Third Sunday Jam

    Father Kelly's
    Le Diable Vert / Dick Gossip's
    Barrowburn
    Pointe-au-Pic, Reel de
    Arizona
    Rannie MacLellan
    Banks of Lough Gowna, The
    Reel Béloeil / Pays de Haut
    Evit Gabriel
    Shenandoah Falls
    Bottom of the Punchbowl
    Out on the Ocean / O'Keefe's Slide
    Round the Horn
    Sailor's Wife, The
    Indian Point
    La Maison de Glace
    Possum Up a Gum Stump
    Long, Hot Shower
    Megajig
    Whiskey Before Breakfast
    Ice on the Water
    Tennessee Waltz
    Emily's Waltz
  • 6/27/2012 Green Lake Open-Band Contra Dance

    (jam beforehand: Swinging On The Gate)
    St Anne's Reel
    Round the Horn
    Out On The Ocean
    Cliffs of Moher
    Jacky Tar
    Bottom of the Punchbowl / Paddy on the Handcar
    Pete's March / Mairi's Wedding
    La Maison de Glace / Stan Chapman's
    Hollow Poplar / Sandy Boys
    Mug of Brown Ale / Fair Jenny's
  • 11/1/2003 First Saturday Contra Dance

    The Contradictions, with Joe Micheals calling. This list is not in order.

    Reel de Montréal / Reel Eugene
    Arkansas Traveler / Liza Jane
    Red Haired Boy / Scollay's Reel
    Grumbling Old Man and Woman / Reel Saint-Antoine
    Round the Horn / Paddy on the Railroad
    Boys of Tandernagee / Spootiskerry / Robertson's Reel
    Old French / Balquidder's
    Leaping Lulu / Fair Jenny's Jig
    The Clare Jig / Gallagher's Frolics
    Stan Chapman's / Mug of Brown Ale
    Top of Cork Road / Indian Point
    The Ballydesmond March / Riding on a Load of Hay
    Bylberg
    Ashokan Farewell
  • 8/2/2003 Orcas Contra Dance

    Sean Bolton, Bill Corral, Paul Englesberg, Phil Katz, Blythe Knechtel, Marcy Kubbs, with Laura Me' Smith calling.

    Sackett's Harbor / Lady Ann Montgomery
    Spootiskerry / Scollay's / Robertson's
    Mississippi Sawyer
    Red Haired Boy / Old Grey Cat
    The Clare Jig / Gallagher's Frolics
    Stan Chapman's / Mug of Brown Ale
    Athol Highlanders
    Ballydesmond March / Riding on a Load of Hay
    Huntsman's Chorus / Road to Boston
    Karis Pers Polska
    Amelia
    Anne's
    Ash Grove
    Ashokan Farewell
  • 3/16/2003 Sunset Hill Open-Band Contra Dance

    Greg and Jere Canote, band leaders. This is an incomplete list:

    Wink The Other Eye
    Apple Blossom
    Sam & Elzie
    Old Yeller Dog
    Abe's Retreat
    Home on the Range
    Take Me Out to the Ball Game
  • 1/19/2003 Sunset Hill Open-Band Contra Dance

    Bruce Reid, band leader. This is an incomplete list:

    Saddle The Pony
    Little Dutch Girl
    Growling Old Man, Grumbling Old Woman
    Old French
    Arkansas Traveler
  • 5/19/2002 Sunset Hill Open-Band Contra Dance

    With Greg Canote, Cathie Whitesides, Laurie Andres, and Bob McQuillen. This is an incomplete list:

    High Part of the Road, The
    Myra's
    Kesh Jig
    Amelia
    Stool of Repentance
    Chorus Jig
    Opera Reel
    Barrowburn
    Glise de Sherbrooke
  • 12/16/2001 Sunset Hill Open-Band Contra Dance

    Cathie Whitesides, band leader. This is an incomplete list:

    The Girl I Left Behind Me
    Shove That Pig's Foot Further Into The Fire
    Westphalia
    Robertson's Reel
    Out on the Ocean
    St. Anne's Reel, alternating with Jingle Bells