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.


Register now for the English Country Dance Class and Grand Ball.  Classes start Wednesday, January 8.  Ball on Saturday, March 28, 2020


Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Saturday, Dec 14, 2019
Anything Goes 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.  All ages welcome!
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Market Place Fresh Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Matt, 541-310-7889
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019
Country Dance Orchestra  The Country Dance Fiddle Orchestra meets to practice a repertoire of Contra and English Country dance music.  Open to all musicians of any level.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, donations appreciated.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
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
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019
Celtic Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Market Place Fresh Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Matt, 541-310-7889
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020
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
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020
English Country Ball Dance Lesson (1 of 10)  Dance away the winter blues! English country dance is easy to learn and easy on the body. Enjoy it's gentle movements to glorious music while making new friends. Be part of the revival of a dance form with nearly 500 years of history; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 28th.  Full info at neofs.us/englishball.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $65 for 10 classes & ball ($45 for Art Center East or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Jan 11, 2020
Anything Goes 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.  All ages welcome!
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Market Place Fresh Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Matt, 541-310-7889
Friday, Jan 17, 2020
English Country Ball Dance Lesson (2 of 10)  Dance away the winter blues! English country dance is easy to learn and easy on the body. Enjoy it's gentle movements to glorious music while making new friends. Be part of the revival of a dance form with nearly 500 years of history; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 28th.  Full info at neofs.us/englishball.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $65 for 10 classes & ball ($45 for Art Center East or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
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

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