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5 Meetup Groups match “Scottish Music” near Brooklyn, NY
Discover the exciting reels and jigs and the beautiful strathspeys of Scottish Country Dancing! You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy doing the dances from Scotland. Scottish Country Dancing is practiced on every continent (yes it even has been danced in Antarctica) and is a popular past time for people of many ages and backgrounds. Join to stay fit, make new friends locally or to become a part of the global Scottish Country Dancing scene which offers world-wide classes and events including dan …
Our goal is to gather together to support, promote, play and enjoy Irish and other forms of Celtic music in the greater New York City area. We welcome musicians who wish to play this music or learn how to play it as well as fans who wish to see live shows by artists in this genre. New York City has a rich Celtic music scene and we meet several times a month to see live bands play, including local, national and international acts. We also meet regularly for open traditional Irish seisiuns, includ …
The purpose of the group is to introduce people to the pleasure of participating in Scottish Country dancing. The flow of the dances, the lilt of the music and the social nature of the occasion make dancing a rewarding activity in every sense. The Meetup Group will join with more experienced dancers who will provide teaching and guidance as required to enable everyone to get the most out of dancing. No experience is necessary, nor is it necessary to be from Scotland or wear a kilt. Similarly the …
Scottish Country Dancing is a modern version of eighteenth century European social dancing. If you've ever seen a Virginia Reel, you'll have the basic idea. There are many variations, of course. There are fast dances, jigs and reels, and strathspeys which are slower and more elegant. Anyone is welcome (we have members in their teens and member in their 90s). You don't need to bring a partner because we mix it up for each dance. It's great fun and great exercise. You'll meet people from many walk …
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The NYC Barn Dance was created by David Harvey in October 2006 as a monthly event designed to give New Yorkers an opportunity to experience - through dance - the traditional Anglo-Irish-Scottish dance music being played in the city and elsewhere. This experience stands in stark contrast to how this music is often experienced in NYC: at spaces where dancing is difficult or prohibited. Solid turnout and strong reviews by attendees and musicians have all served as proof that the event is a welcome …
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