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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Hokum Hoedown Square Dance May 2013!

Ladies and Gents!
Friday May 17th at the Linen Building.
with your friends The Hokum Hi-Flyers!
and a cast of callers.

The monthly Hokum Hoedown square dance and old-timey music series continues at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17th, at the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. in Downtown Boise’s Linen District. $7. All ages, full bar (I.D. required), Pie Hole pizza. Plenty of free, off-street parking is available at the Linen Building.

The Hokum Hoedown is a modern take on the old-time hootenanny featuring the infectious swing of the Hokum Hi-Flyers acoustic string band.

At each Hoedown, the Hokum boys per...form a diverse assortment of traditional folk-dance and string-band tunes while a cast of colorful callers directs the dances.

In addition to square dancing, the Hokum Hoedown features some good old-fashioned, swingin’, two-steppin’ western dancing. Young and old, couples and families, tattooed hipsters and ten-gallon cowboys ... the Hokum Hoedown is a come-as-you-are, hand-clappin’ hootenanny for all.

ABOUT HOKUM HI-FLYERS: We play Appalachian old-time mountain music, as well as other forms of unplugged 1920s/30s American roots music (Cajun, swing, traditional country). Our high-energy fiddle tunes will get you on your feet and hollerin' at the rafters. We serve up Hokum and we serve it hot!


Scott Knickerbocker: banjo, guitar, fiddle, vocals
Jonah Shue: fiddle, guitar, mandolin, vocals
Travis Ward: guitar, vocals
Gary Shue: guitar, mandolin
Patrick Harren: harmonica
Mike Waite: upright bass


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