Tartan Day The Atrium, Downtown, Syracuse, NY.
Performance at 2:15 pm.
NEFFA Festival New England Folk Festival Association, Natick, MA.
Performance from 2:00 - 2:45. Performing with Newtowne and Rose Galliard. (Photo Album)
May Day Celebration Thornden Park water tower, Syracuse, NY.
This year is the 20th May Day celebrated on Water Tower Hill by Syracuse's original morris team, Thornden Morris. It is the Hound's 16th appearance. This year will see performances by four local morris teams and a sword team, as well as the much anticipated mummer play, and, as always, the Maypole dance. Come help us dance up the sun and welcome in the spring.
Performance at 6:00 am (dawn!) with Thornden Morris, Ribbonsteel Rapper, Salt Springs Morris, and Heartwood Morris.
[Note: The Hounds also danced later in the day: 9:30am at Manlius/Preble Hill School; 10:30am at Syracuse University Day Care Center; 11:30am at The New School; and 6:00pm in Armory Square in downtown Syracuse.] (Photo Album)
Red Herring Morris Day of Dance, Salem & Nahant, MA.
This is the third trip to Boston for this particular day of dance. This time, though, has the twist that the former hosts of this event, Middlesex Morris, merged with Lemon and Capers to become a new team, Red Herring Morris. Link to performance schedule. Link to photos. (Photo Album)
Lilac Sunday Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA.
Lilac Sunday is a spring open house for Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. Most of the Boston-area teams get together for a day of dance to help celebrate. This is the Hounds' first appearance. (Hey, we're in town anyway.) (Photo Album)
Herb Festival Baltimore Woods, Centers for Nature Education, Marcellus, NY.
Performances at 2:30 and 3:10 pm. (Photo Album)
Summer Solstice Celebration, May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society, Syracuse, NY.
Performance at 7:30 pm.
Dog Days CentenniAle, Trumansburg, NY and environs.
The 105th anniversary (in dog years) of the Bassett Street Hounds was marked by a 2 day party celebrating this singularly canicular event. (Photo Album)
Scottish Games Long Branch Park, Liverpool, NY.
Caber tossing, stone throwing, and stick clashing!!? We'll be performing several times, possibly at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm; details still being firmed up.
Toronto Ale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Hosted by Green Fiddle Morris. (Photo Album)
Westcott Street Cultural Festival, Syracuse, NY. Parade at noon.
Performance at Petit Library at 1:30. Performing with Thornden Morris and Heartwood Morris.
NOMAD Festival of Traditional Music, Art, and Dance
Newtown High School, Newtown, CT.
We will be performing twice: 2:00-3:00 pm with Gay Blades and Mianus River 3:00-4:00 pm with New Haven, Just Kidding and 6-in-hand