152nd Anniversary - Caledonian Games

Pleasanton, September 2, 2017

In a weekend of record-breaking temperatures, The Red Thistle Dancers accompanied by Red Thistle Music attended the Scottish Gathering and Games in Northern California on September 2, 2017.   The Caledonian Club of San Francisco's Scottish Highland Gathering and Games have taken place every year since 1866. 

The dance program of The Red Thistle Dancers included Scottish Country Dance medleys, Scottish Ladies' Step Dance, and Highland Dancing, accompanied by Red Thistle Music.

Tartan of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Red Thistle Music

 

Scottish Country Dance Medley 

Highland Dance 

 

Scottish Country Dance Medley

 

Highland Dance

 

Scottish Country Dance Medley

 

Highland Dance

 

Scottish Country Dance Medley

 

Scottish Country Dance Medley

Highland Dance

Scottish Country Dance

 

 

Opening Musical Prelude

 

Catch the Wind/The Shores of Solway/Starlight

 

The Olde Lilt

 

MacDonald of Keppoch

 

Duncan MacGillivray

Vanessa/Celebration at Higham/St. John's Road 

 

Highland Lassies

Bob's Chase/Morning Mist

                                                                 

A Garden Wedding/The Magic Airt O' Gow/Angus MacLeod

Lochaber Sword Dance

Ebb & Flow   (see video below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Program

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