Robin Fischer (Square Dance Calling)

Episode 130 · February 20th, 2019 · 48 mins 42 secs

About this Episode

Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Robin Fischer! We recorded this in my home on the Friday of the Portland Old Time Music Gathering.

Tunes we’ll play:
Porter’s Reel
Sugar Hill
Booth Shot Lincoln
Black Eyed Susie
Irish Waltz
Bonus track: Chattanooga

Do you love playing old-time music with friends? Do you enjoy playing tunes in the beauty of nature? Are you up for an adventure? Then come to the fourth annual Old-Time Weekend in the Alps, happening this fall in Switzerland! Join us from September 20th-22nd 2019 for a gathering of old-time musicians from around Europe. We have the pleasure of welcoming Jane Rothfield as our tutor this year. You’re sure to make some international friends as you learn new tunes and techniques in the majestic setting of the Swiss Alps. For more information and to register, check out

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Bay Area Square Dances:
North Oakland Square Dance on 1st and 3rd Fridays (Robin is calling March 15 and April 19):
Feral Fourth Friday Dance on 4th Fridays:

Dare to Be Square:
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