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 11th, 2019


Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Tuesday Dancing - Open Community Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.  No experience necessary; all dances taught.  Drop-ins welcomed.
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
Friday, May 10, 2019
Fiddle Confluence: a Benefit for David Kaynor  Three fiddle-based bands, three approaches to a stringed instrument ensemble, multiple fiddle traditions represented. Enjoy an evening of string instrument-based music ranging from fiddle tunes with origins lost in time to contemporary favorites. Proceeds of the evening will go to helping SpringAlive's featured guest, David Kaynor, in his fight against ALS.  More information here.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: La Grande United Methodist Church, 1612 Fourth Street La Grande
Cost: $10 suggested donation
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, May 11, 2019
SpringAlive 2019  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 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 14, 2019
Country Dance Orchestra Practice  The La Grande Country Dance Orchestra meets to practice a repertoire of Contra and English Country dance music.  Open to all musicians of any level.
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
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Tuesday Dancing - Open Community English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.  No experience necessary; all dances taught.  Drop-ins welcomed.
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
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019
Tuesday Dancing - Open Community Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.  No experience necessary; all dances taught.  Drop-ins welcomed.
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

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