The Social

The Willamette Valley Old-Time Social (WVOTS) is an annual celebration of old-time music and dance hosted in Eugene, Oregon. The 2017 social will be held May 5-7th, and will feature a variety of hot bands, presenters and dance callers from across the region and beyond. There will be jams, performances, dances, and workshops! Note that there will be MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO PLAY WITH OTHER MUSICIANS, so bring your instrument and come and jam with us!
  • Thursday, May 4 = the Social kickoff party, location TBD, great if you live local in the area. Free!
  • Friday, May 5 = bbq and jam! Let's get together to socialize and play tunes! Venue address coming soon.
  • Saturday, May 6 = ALL DAY festivities at the Vet's club, including workshops, concerts, jamming, vendors, and a monster square dance, noon-midnight.
  • Sunday, May 7 = farewell brunch and jamming, location TBD. Free!

More details about the event coming soon!

If you'd like to get involved with the Social - as a volunteer, performer, or caller - email us at

You can soon buy tickets via the Paypal links below! You can choose a variety of pricing options that fit your budget and generosity. Remember that the festival is 100% volunteer-run, and every penny helps.


Tickets for all festival events will also be available at the events Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. If you want to purchase your ticket ahead of time through the link above, here's what you need to know:

  1. You do NOT need a Paypal account to complete your purchase.
  2. You can pick up your pass AT THE DOOR on Thursday, Friday or Saturday anytime. We'll have your name on the list!
  3. We are keeping the cost for the event very low because of the generous support of our volunteers. If you'd like to make an additional donation to support the event this year and for years to come, you can make a donation at any of the events, or through the Paypal link below.


Thank you for your support!