The 67th National Square Dance Convention

Keynote Speaker
How to Retain & Recruit Dancers
Buddy Weaver

Buddy Weaver, San Marcos, California, started calling in 1977 while still in school in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a third generation square dance caller who joined CALLERLAB in 1981 and has attended 18 CALLERLAB Conventions.

Buddy has called in Japan, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Germany as well as in 30 states in the United States. He has also been featured at numerous caller seminars in the U.S. and overseas along with annual presentations on CALLERLAB Convention panels. Buddy is the first American caller to teach and call in post-cold war Poland and the first American caller brought to both Tasmania, Australia and Takagawa, Japan for a square dance festival.

He has been active in square dance recording industry since 1981, with over 300 vocals released. Buddy is the owner/producer of Blue Star and Hi Hat Music. He is Chairman of the CALLERLAB Music Producers Committee and writes a square dance music review/square dance commentary that appears monthly in American Square Dance Magazine and the The Northeast Square Dancer Magazine.

Buddy maintains a strong home program of four weekly class/workshops in Southern California in addition to traveling on weekends and working full-time as a licensed contractor.

Buddy believes in a working collaboration with all callers, and maintaining a positive spirit of building square dancing, thus helping to keep our square dancing activity.

Show Me - Kansas City, Missouri
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00 AM, Room 2215 A & B

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