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.


Come to our SpringAlive - Dance and Music Celebration, May 12th, 2018


Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Saturday, Apr 21, 2018
Third Saturday Irish Session (note new time and location!)  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: The Landing/Wine Down, 1501 Adams La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, May 5, 2018
First Saturday Open Jam  Anything goes at this jam.  Bring your acoustic instrument and your voice and be prepared to call out a song or a tune; Irish, Bluegrass, Old Time, Square Dance, vocal, whatever.  Variety is good!
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: The Landing/Wine Down, 1501 Adams La Grande
Cost: No charge.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Country Dance Orchestra Practice  Musicians gather to practice arrangements of traditional dance music appropriate for Contra and English Country dancing.  All levels of musicians welcome.
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Central Elementary School Music Room, 701 H Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Saturday, May 12, 2018
SpringAlive 2018  Our spring-time music and dance festival.  Music and dance workshops all day, then a potluck feast and blow-out dance at night.  Full details are available at http://springalive.neofs.us/
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: See registration info at springalive.neofs.us
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Third Saturday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: The Landing/Wine Down, 1501 Adams La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Country Dance Orchestra Practice  Musicians gather to practice arrangements of traditional dance music appropriate for Contra and English Country dancing.  All levels of musicians welcome.
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Central Elementary School Music Room, 701 H Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776

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