Plays for Contra English Family Swing Waltz Dance
Homebase is in (or near) Schenevus, NY
Notes: Illegal Contraband is an innovative dance and concert ensemble based in the Catskill Mountains. their performances are high energy, eclectic, and improvisational, and they consider the dancers to be the final member of the band. All four are multi-instrumentalists and tunesmiths. They ran the Contra Cauldron, a dance series in Highland Park, NJ, for two years, and currently run a series at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta, NY called Illegal Dancing. Illegal Contraband has appeared twice at the Old Songs Festival.
Members include: Zac Myatt, George Wilson (fiddle, part-time member), Peter Blue (button accordion, nykelharpa, percussion), Liza DiSavino (guitar, whistle, banjo, banjolin, horn, cornet), A. J. Bodnar (piano, accordion)
For more information: (607) 434-1162; (Email): de('itsduvoo', 'com', 'gmail');
The music of Illegal Contraband :
CDs: Hot Merchandise