After a day of music on the Centennial Esplanade, head over to the Lhasa tent for an old-time community square dance!

No experience necessary—just your dancing shoes!


Friday, June 18
Old-Time Square Dance

Renowned square dance caller Martha Cooper will teach and call some squares with the help of an all-star old-time band featuring members of Sheesham and Lotus and ‘Son and The All Day Breakfast Stringband.
Saturday, June 18
Veillée du canal

Join traditional Quebecois dance caller Ghislain Jutras and a stellar dance band led by fiddler David Boulanger from La Bottine Souriante. Ghislain will teach you all you need to know and have you dancing like an old pro in no time.
Réjean Brunet: Piano and accordion
Louis-Simon Lemieux: Violin and guitar
David Boulanger: Violin and feet