Feb. 8, 2020 — Blind Squirrel
Mary Wesley is at the forefront of the exciting wave of younger callers who continually consult with each other to polish their craft and expand their repertoire. A founding member of the Burlington, Vermont-based Mad Robin Callers Collective, she is in demand as a caller from coast to coast. Visit her home page here or her Facebook page here.

Blind Squirrel includes Upper Valley musicians Bill Shepard, Erin Smith, and Steve Hoffman (fiddles); Suzanne Long (fiddle and cello); Christina Jeske (whistles); and Chip Hedler (guitar). What first brought them together was their mutual desire to make the music that gives contra dancing its unique spirit. Their highly danceable repertoire draws on traditional and modern Quebecois, southern old-time, celtic, and northern New England sources. There's a sample of their music below.

Blind Squirrel: Reel `a Gilbert

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