Traditional-Live! (aka NE Oregon Folklore Society)

Quilt, fiddle and dance shoes on a chair.

Traditional-Live! is based in La Grande, Oregon and presents the following regular events and activities:

We also have sponsored or co-sponsored the following:

For more information on Traditional-Live! or it's activities, contact us at info@neofs.us.  To join or renew your membership, download, print and fill-in our membership form and mail it back to us with your check made out to NEOFS.

Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Tuesday Dancing - TBD  Check back for details on what tonight's dancing will be.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, May 1, 2014
First Thursday Slow Jam  Newer acoustic musicians playing fiddle tunes at slow and moderate tempos.  For players of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, recorder, penny whistle and Irish drum.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Bear Mountain Pizza, 2104 Island Avenue La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Tuesday Dancing - Traditional Dance Potpourri  Larry B. Smith leads dances selected from his gigantic archive of traditional dances.  Many a surprise, never a disappointment.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Open Music Session  David Kaynor, Sue Songer and Lanny Martin join the Thirsday night jammers for an evening of sharing traditional dance tunes of many genres.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Bear Mountain Pizza, 2104 Island Avenue La Grande
Cost: No cover.
Friday, May 16-18 2014
SpringAlive: One-on-One/Small Group Music Coaching with Kaynor, Songer  David Kaynor and Sue Songer are available for individual, one-on-one or few-on-one music lessons/coaching when they are not otherwise occupied.  Schedule in advance to reserve a time and place.  Cost may be split between multiple students.
Time: 10:00 am May 16th - 4:00 pm May 18th
Cost: $20 per half hour of instructor time
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355 or info@springalive.neofs.us
Friday, May 16, 2014
Kaynor, Songer and Martin in Concert  Experience a different aspect of our talented SpringAlive special guests at a concert followed by a short dance at the pavilion in La Grande's beautiful Riverside Park.  As an added feature, the Central School Fiddle Club will open the concert.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, May 17, 2014
SpringAlive - David Kaynor, Sue Songer and Lanny Martin Return  Our illustrious trio will return for a day of music and dance workshops, culminating in a blowout potluck and dance celebration into the night.  Opportunities for individual and group work-sessions with our guests will be available too.  Plan to participate.
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Tuesday Dancing - Balkan/International dance  Beth Gilmore leads Balkan/International dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Larry B. Smith leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355

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