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Family Bush Dance

Status:Some On-line and some in the hall in 2021

Children's Bush Dance

Status:July dance cancelled due to Covid restrictions

Other Dance Events

Status:being planned

Family Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)
7th August 2021 8.00pm until 11.00pm

Couple in ball clothes


Melbourne Colonial Band

Melbourne Colonial Band

The VFMC has a family bush dance on the first Saturday of each month (excluding January). Dances are called so these events are suitable for all ages. A different band is featured each month and everyone is welcome.

East Ringwood Elderly Citizens Hall

Melway ref. 50B8


Children's Bush Dance
21st August 2021 2.00pm until 3.30pm


The Billabong Band

The Billabong Band

The Billabong Band is the Victorian Folk Music Club's own performance group and is probably the longest established band in Australia playing traditional music for Bush / Colonial dances and for concerts. The line-up is variable and depends on which musicians are available at the time.

VFMC children's bush dance on the third Saturday of each month during school terms. Dances are called and these events are tailored to suit school age children. A different band is featured each month. Parents or guardians are welcome attend and to participate in the fun.

East Ringwood Elderly Citizens Hall

Melway ref. 50B8


Woolshed Ball
24th September 2021 7.30pm until 11.00pm

in planning

Possible date for an evening of dancing in the traditional style, featuring great live music.

Location to be determined

Future VFMC Dance Events

Forthcoming dances: Select Performer name to view details of the event and performers:

Melbourne Colonial BandFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)Sat 7th Aug 2021  8:00PM
The Billabong BandChildren's Bush DanceSat 21st Aug 2021  2:00PM
Blackberry JamFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)Sat 4th Sep 2021  7:30PM
Borderline KayleeChildren's Bush DanceSat 18th Sep 2021  2:00PM
Woolshed BallFri 24th Sep 2021  7:30PM
Borderline KayleeFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)Sat 2nd Oct 2021  8:00PM
Brumbies bush bandChildren's Bush DanceSat 16th Oct 2021  2:00PM
Brumbies bush bandFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)Sat 6th Nov 2021  8:00PM
Jolly JumbucksChildren's Bush DanceSat 20th Nov 2021  2:00PM
The Billabong BandFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)Sat 4th Dec 2021  8:00PM
Borderline KayleeFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)Sat 5th Feb 2022  8:00PM
Borderline KayleeChildren's Bush DanceSat 19th Feb 2022  2:00PM
Delia's FriendsChildren's Bush DanceSat 19th Mar 2022  2:00PM
Corona Virus Arrangements

VFMC are currently working towards a safe return to face-to-face dance events subject to current Government restrictions and our Covid safe plan . The first dance back at the hall is planned for Saturday 6th March 2021, but please monitor this web site for current status.

A summary of the restrictions is:

But you can still dance! Dance convenor Jane has organised dances which can be be done at home using a Zoom Connection.

From Saturday 1st August, at 7.30 pm, VFMC will be conducting on-line bush dance sessions twice a month using Zoom. Please contact Jane, the dance convenor for details.

Join us for a family bush dance at your home on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 7.30pm. There is no charge. Just contact Jane for the meeting code and password.

Index of dances from previous years

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Last modified: July 15 2021 15:14.