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Roguery English Country Dance and Music Weekend
 26 Apr, 2019 - 28 Apr, 2019
 Fri 7:30pm - Sun 5:00pm
 Macquarie Street
  Hobart CBD, Tasmania

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Roguery English Country Dance and Music Weekend, including the Rogue’s Ball. A whole weekend of roguery, with a concert, world class singing, music and dance workshops and dances.

Discounted day, weekend and early bird tickets available.

From the USA via the National Folk Festival, for the first time in Australia, the Roguery trio is composed of three highly versatile veteran musicians who have come together to enchant dancers and listeners alike. Their arrangements range from strictly traditional to soaring flights of imagination and improvisation. They have recorded 6 CDs, and have become favourites at events throughout the USA and England. The band’s varied influences include English, contra, early music, classical, Breton, Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, Galician, French, Balkan, jazz-fusion, Greek, and a variety of song traditions. See Roguery Band website.

See (and hear) Roguery in concert, learn from them in singing or music workshops, or dance to their inspiring music and the calling of Brooke Friendly, an energetic and highly experienced dance teacher popular throughout North America and England.

On Friday 26th April experience Roguery as a trio in an intimate house concert. Their arrangements range from strictly traditional to soaring flights of imagination and improvisation. They have recorded 6 CDs, and have become favourites at events throughout the USA and England. The band’s varied influences include English, contra, early music, classical, Breton, Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, Galician, French, Balkan, jazz-fusion, Greek, and a variety of song traditions.

On Saturday 27th April you can dance all day if you wish or choose from three events: 2 workshops in the day and a "Rogue's Ball" in the evening at the magnificent Hobart Town Hall. Brooke Friendly will lead you through a variety of dances with Roguery providing exquisite live music for all three events. No dancing experience or partner required. Dress up for the Ball as your favourite Rogue. Supported by City of Hobart.

Sunday 28th April can find you singing, playing or dancing to your heart's content. There are workshops for playing a variety of instruments in different styles, for singing rounds, canons, madrigals, ballads and drinking songs or for dancing in several styles.

The weekend has so many things to offer that we recommend you explore the schedule at Folk Federation of Tasmania's website and also TryBooking or pricing and tickets.You can also join us on Facebook/Meetup at Dance Folk Tasmania.

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 Folk Federation of Tasmania Incorganiser
 03 6273 2127

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Folk Federation of Tasmania Inc. “Without music, life would be a mistake.... I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.” Friedrich Nietzsche “The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.” Agnes De Mille

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