Appalachian Weddings & Parties (Folk Music/Food/Dance)

H. Dean Watson Promotions:

squares and contra dances, concerts & festival concerts, corporate events, and churches.

.Welcome to the Dance: Our callers are highly skilled trainers….20 minutes and you’re all on the floor. Great for Corporate events with out-of-town or out-of-country guests who want to experience a slice of local Appalachian culture.  For churches and adult ed groups this is the best kind of exercise. Create a fun event with deep south BBQ, checkered table cloths, checkered shirts/blouses and a few hay bales scattered about.
Appalachian Big Circle Square Dancing, Great for fun and exercise!
Contra Dancing: the next step up from Square Dancing

The Contra Dance from Doug Plummer on Vimeo.


H. Dean Watson,folk historian & tourism consultant playing a 1929 Vegaphone vintage banjo 864-979-7788

“Jacob’s Hammer” String Band:. High energy string Band for your enjoyment … Steve McGaha, Michael Ellison, H. Dean Watson, Dan’l Brazinski, & Briggs Hamilton.

Jacob’s Hammer string band, pure excitement 864-979-7788

Steve McGaha, heritage award winning bluesmaster. Played on the floor of the SC legislature.

Mike Ellison, polymer materials physicist & gentleman farmer explodes on the fiddle