May 25, 2017 Lake City Contra & Old Time Country Dance, Seattle, Washington

Andrea Hoag & Charlie Pilzer and young dynamo Rebecca Weiss (WA DC area – fiddles, piano) + Special guests Marianne Tatom (clarinet), Marni Rachmiel (flute & sax) & Ruth Mabel Boytz (bass) celebrate the 25th Anniversary Commemorative Polka Pants Tour – and kick off your NW FOLKLIFE weekend – with a rollicking dance! Perennial fav David Kaynor (MA) calls a collection of super-cool contras.

Lake City Community Center 
12531 – 28th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

7:30 pm till 10:30 pm
Free introductory “dance skills” workshop every week at 7:00pm
Admission $8 – 12, kids & first-time contradancers free

Please respect the health needs of many dancers and come fragrance-free.
For more information call 206-525-0932.

June 3, 2017 – AACTMAD Contra Music Workshop, Jam, and First Saturday Dance, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1:00-3:00 Pittsfield Open Band workshop with David Kaynor ($5 donation requested)

3:30-5:30 Open jam with band ($5 donation requested)

6:00 Potluck

8:00-11:00 Contra Dance ($12 general, $11 AACTMAD members, $7 students)
7:30pm Beginners’ Introduction

Please bring clean shoes to change into for dancing.

Email: Phone: 734-646-4835, 734-769-1052

Pittsfield Union Grange3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Information provided by: AACTMAD First Saturday Dance


June 7, 2017 – Bloomington Old-Time Music & Dance Group, Bloomington, Indiana

Dance Starting Time: The Wednesday night dance starts at 8:00pm.  Newcomer lessons  start at 7:30pm.

Location: Harmony School, 909 E 2nd St, Bloomington, IN 47401, USA

• Protect the floor: Bring clean, smooth-soled shoes. Help clean the floor after the dance and get Free admission to the dance. Talk to Bill Baus.

• After each Wednesday dance some of us go out for drinks and munchies.  Each week a different person gets to choose where to go.  Click here to see who will decide where to go after the dance.

June 8, 2017 – Oh Contraire Dance Series, Special Dance, Berea, Kentucky

June 8, 2017 -Oh Contraire Dance Series

Oh Contraire is excited to present these special artists on a Thursday night.

Potluck supper at 6:00 pm, Dancing from 7:30 ‘till the band quits.

This is likely to be a combination of a contra dance, and a concert, come dance, come listen, or both.

We are extra friendly to beginners, all are welcome.

All this fun happens at 128 N. Broadway, Berea KY 40403.  Above the fudge shop, stairs on the left. If there’s a shark’s head on the wall, you are in the right place.   (859) 985-5501

June 9, 2017 – Pittsburgh Contra Dance, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Location: Swisshelm Park Community Center
1050 Windermere Drive in Pittsburgh (Swisshelm Park neighborhood)

See the directions pages for more details.

If you need help getting to or from the dance, we can help connect you with a ride. Please contact our ride coordinator. If you have any questions, comments, or concerts please contact us at or give us a call at (412) 945-0554.

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