May 6: The Wiretappers

The Wiretappers are an acoustic string band from the Seattle area, playing a mix of juke joint music, western swing, classic country, dancehall honky-tonk, and hillybilly jazz, with a bit of bluegrass, jazz standards, gypsy, and funky folk mixed in. Their sound is groove-oriented and perfect for getting dancers out on the floor, with great instrumentals, lead vocals and lots of harmony singing. Expect to enjoy some Swing, One Step, and Blues in various tempos to enrich your dancing.

Pre-dance lesson: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Guy Caridi and Nancy Fry.

Dance: 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Cost: $15 general admission payable by cash or check at the door, $10 students under 23 with ID.

Location:  Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 n.w. 57th St. Seattle 98107.

Thanks to Banner Bank there is complimentary parking in their lot immediately east of the Leif.

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