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March 2020

Contra Dance Clemmons – Atlantic Crossing with Caller Brian Hamshar

Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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NEW TIME!!!!! Starting earlier!!! Lesson at 7pm, dance at 7:30!! Band Members Viveka Fox - Fiddle, Bodhran, Djembe Peter Macfarlane - Fiddle, Low whistle, Vocals Tristan Henderson - Mandolin, Bouzouki, Tenor Banjo, Harmonica, Foot Percusion, Bodhran, Djembe, Vocals Rick Klein - Guitar, Bass, Vocals Vermont ensemble Atlantic Crossing delivers a tide of traditional and original tunes, driven by infectious rhythms that will keep your toes 'a tappin! Keeping with New England traditions, the music has deep Celtic roots in the…

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April 2020

Contra Dance Salem College – Woody and Marcia McKenzie with Caller Ken Gall

Sunday, April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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We welcome The McKenzies from Lynchburg, VA as they thrill us with their tunes and Ken Gall calls dances for the evening! General Info: - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join in the fun lesson at 5:30pm - Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors - Bring friends for more fun! - Community dancing for all ages - High energy, live…

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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Big Celtic Fun Band with Caller Eileen Thorsos

Saturday, April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina's Big Celtic Fun (Tim Smith, Eileen Regan, Drew Pilant) play Celtic and contradance-inspired tunes and songs while Eileen Thorsos does her magic calling some very fun dances.   GENERAL INFO   - No partner necessary! No experience necessary!   - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30pm - Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors - Bring friends for…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – Down The Hall and Caller George Segebade

Tuesday, April 28 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Down The Hall - Bob Kogut on fiddle,  Christa Krüger on bass, Suzanne Williams on flute and Denise Baxter-Yoder on Keyboard. Down The Hall is a band from Lenoir and Hickory, NC, playing fun, energetic dance music on flute, fiddle and keyboard. Their specialty is music for Contra Dance. They also play Celtic, Western Swing, Bluegrass and Old Time music. Our caller will be no other than George Segebade who always has lots of fun dances for us. We are…

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May 2020

Contra Dance Salem College – Redbud Ramblers Caller TBA

Sunday, May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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Redbud Ramblers - David White and Wes Maluk. General Into: - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join in the fun lesson at 5:30pm - Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors - Bring friends for more fun! - Community dancing for all ages - High energy, live music - Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares - The more you do it,…

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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – The Mighty Babylonians – Caller David Glick

Saturday, May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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The Mighty Babylonians - Ted Ehrhard,  Bernie Petteway and Paul Ingebretsen. Caller David Glick. GENERAL INFO - No partner necessary! No experience necessary! - If you can walk, you can contra dance  - If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30pm - Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors - Bring friends for more fun! - Community dancing for all ages - High energy, live music - Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – Kingfisher – Caller Jack Mitchell

Tuesday, May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Kingfisher - Jeff Kaufmann and Cecilia Vacanti. This band is based out of Boston, MA. www.kingfisherband.com   Caller Jack Mitchell.   General Info: No partner necessary! No experience necessary! - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:00pm - Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors - Bring friends for more fun! - Community dancing for all ages - High energy, live music - Everyone…

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June 2020

Contra Dance Clemmons – J-Walk – Caller TBA

Tuesday, June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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J-Walk - Jacob Raitzyk of The Organic Family Band and Jared Kirkpatrick.  

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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – David DiGiuseppe & Pete Campbell – Caller TBA

Saturday, June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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July 2020

Contra Dance Clemmons – Traveling Band – Caller TBA

Tuesday, July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Laurie Fisher & Nic Coker – Caller TBA

Saturday, July 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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August 2020

Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Band and Caller TBA

Saturday, August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Contra Dance Clemmons – Countercurrent – Caller TBA

Sunday, August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Countercurrent  - Brian Lindsay and Alex Sturbaum. Countercurrent is a powerhouse acoustic duo based in Seattle WA, featuring fiddle, guitar, harmony vocals, and foot percussion. Alex Sturbaum and Brian Lindsay display a musical fluency that comes from a decade of playing together at contra dances, concert halls, jam sessions, festivals, bars, and living rooms all across the continent. When dancers and listeners experience the blend of lyrical melodies, groovy chords, thumping percussion, and vocal harmonies all simultaneously, the reaction is…

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September 2020

FEET RETREAT @ Camp Millstone, Ellerbe, NC

Friday, September 25 @ 4:30 pm - Sunday, September 27 @ 12:00 pm
Camp Millstone, 1296 Mallard Drive
Ellerbe, NC 28338 United States
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WILD ASPARAGUS AND CONTRAFORCE!! ContraForce is the energized psychedelic folk project : best friends, Andrae, Joey, Jimi, and Karin . Based out of Charleston. Biography: ContraForce has one goal, and that is to rock the heck out of some folk tunes. This four-piece powerhouse packs the frenzied bowing arm of Andrae Raffield, the Donkey Kong slammin’ palms of drummer and saxophone player Joey Dorwart, The ethereal vocals of Karin McQuade, and the acoustic and electric guitar onslaught of Jimi “Two…

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