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Most of you know by now that Suzanne Pratt and I will be married on February 18, 2017, in Charlotte, NC.  Our ceremony will be small.  We have a special party planned on February 26, 2017, at the Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, 7407 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC.
Dancing will begin at 2 PM.  At 5 PM a traditional barbecue dinner will be catered by our square dance friend Howard.  RSVP requested by February 9, 2017.  In lieu of gifts, Suzanne & I prefer donations to either the American Cancer Society or your local Hospice Chapter.  Thank you.

Circle 8's
2017 all ready?  You betcha.  Three squares and more laughs than I can remember at a mainstream or plus dance in quite a while.  Will it happen next dance, January 19, 2017?  Only way to find out, be there! 
                Cardinal Squares  
  See you at the Cardinal Squares on January 17, 2017 for their first dance of the year.  Great dancing and good food!!
7 to 9 pm.  Lake Road, Salisbury, NC.
Sylvan Squares

Yes you can find our new dance location:
Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County.  11 Gallimore Road, Brevard, NC.  
The extended application mainstream applications workshop will start at 6:30 PM with alternating tips of mainstream and plus from 7 to 9 PM.  

Gateway Squares

Wow 2017 Here!   Gateway Squares has moved 749 Fairview Road, Asheville, NC!!   As the crowd doubled in size, it was a great move indeed.  That was only the beginning, the "Wind in Your Face" plus level dancing was incredible. It is only a matter of time that the crowd will again double in size.  
Let's pack the hall on January 28, 2017.  The fun will be from 7 to 9 PM.  A complete schedule of dances is just a call or email away.  My cell phone 864.909.3950.  Email: marty.northrup@gmail.com.  
Great Staff for PIPESTEM 2017

Pipestem, West Virginia here we come, May 5-7, 2017. If you enjoy golf, horse back riding, and square dancing, this is YOUR weekend.  For a copy of the information packed flyer, send me an email request.  Bring a dozen of your closest friends and enjoy remarkable weekend!
68th. National Square Dance Convention benefit dance to be held in Charlotte, NC. April 23, 2017.  The location is the Steele Creek Presbyterian Church.  Many callers and cuers, and line dance instructors will be there for your enjoyment.  There will be two halls, mainstream and plus and one for for advanced.  The Ways & Means committee will have a table set up for registration.  What, you have not registered for the 68th National Square Dance Convention to be held in Atlanta, GA?.  Go to their website at 68nsdc.com. for details and to register.  See you there.  
August 9th:  NEW VIDEO BELOW.  Thanks to Donna and the Swinging Saints for posting it!



Marvin "Marty" Northrup has been a square dance caller for the past four decades, serving North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey,  Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, and Florida.  Your state, too, just ask!

Swing your partner!  The martynorthrup.com website is the source for Marty Northrup's square dance calling!  Go to Marty's Youtube Channel to see all the videos that Marty has put on the web.

You can find Marty singing on the following dates for the clubs listed.

Marty Northrup Square Dance Schedule


To book Marty, click here.  Fun, healthy and entertaining--square dancing keeps you going!