2009 Performances

February 6

Henninger High School, Syracuse, NY. 7:00 p.m.

A festival representing the music, dance, and culture of a variety of nationalities and cultures.This is our second invitation to attend this event. We're representing England, in case you wondered.

April 25

NEFFA Festival, Mansfield, MA. 1:00 p.m.

The New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA) puts on its annual music and dance festival each April. It has become the first dance performance for many morris teams throughout the northeast and features continuous performances at the main entrance on Saturday and Sunday. We will be sharing the performance slot with Muddy River and Cutting Edge

The schedule for this isn't set yet.

May 1

May Day Celebration, Thornden Park water tower, Syracuse, NY. 6:00 a.m. (dawn!)

This year is the 29th May Day celebrated on Water Tower Hill by Syracuse's original morris team, Thornden Morris. It is the Hound's 24rd appearance. This year will see performances by five area morris and sword teams, 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.

May 8-10

Kettle of Fish Ale, Camp Sayre, Milton, MA.

Hosted by Boston's Red Herring Morris, that grew from their spring day of dance. We will tour in the Boston area on Saturday, and in the Arnold Arboretum on Sunday, as part of Lilac Sunday. Always a good time.

July 24-26

Dog Days Ale, Trumansburg, NY and environs.

We've held this ale pretty much annually since 1994. As usual, we will be hosting it in the Finger Lakes surrounding Trumansburg, NY. See the Dog Days Ale page for more detailed information.

September 13

Westcott Street Cultural Fair, Harvard St., Syracuse, NY. 1:00 & 2:00 p.m.

The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is a annual event celebrating the diversity of cultures in the free-thinking university neighborhood long known as the Westcott Nation. We will dancing two 15 minute stands at 1:00 and 2:00 at the Harvard St Stage.

December 5

Contra Dance Demonstration, Morrisville, NY. 9:00 p.m.

We will be doing a short demonstration dance at the intermission at the Syracuse Country Dancers dance at Madison Hall on the SUNY/Morrisville campus.

December 12

Skaneateles Dickens Christmas, Library, Skaneateles, NY. 2:00 p.m.

The Hounds and Thornden Morris will be performing at the Skaneateles Dickens Christmas. We will be dancing and performing a traditional mummers play in the upstairs function room at the Skaneateles Library located at 49 E Genesee St.

Past Performances