Caller Nils Fredland is sought after as a prime mover for contra dances all over New England and internationally. If that's not enough, he's a classically trained trombonist who plays fiddle tunes, the Associate Artistic Director for Revels North, and a music teacher for the Newton School in South Strafford, VT.
Birl is made up of Garrett Cameron, Tad Dreis, and Samuel Foucher, young multi-instrumentalists now playing as regulars at the legendary Monday night dances in Nelson, NH and bringing a high-energy Scottish bent to the world of contra. Learn more about this hot up-and-coming trio at http://www.birlmusic.com. NEWS FLASH: For Jan. 13, Birl will be joined by special guest fiddler Perin Ellsworth-Heller!