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October 2019

Contra Dance Salem College – Ted Ehrhard and Julia Gorka – Caller Stephanie Marie

Sunday, October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Sunday, October 27th, at Salem College, we welcome the talented Ted Ehrhard who pulls out multiple melodies on fiddle, making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends at this dance. Julie Gorka is a musician with a wide range of musical interests. She plays with many local musicians in the Triangle area and in the Washington DC area, including Copious Notes (with Mara Shea).  Julie has a degree in piano performance and will be playing keyboard at…

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November 2019

Contra Dance Salem College – Roger Gold and Gretchen Caverly – Caller George Segebade

Sunday, November 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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We have a real treat when dynamic fiddle player Gretchen Caverly collaborates with Roger Gold in an intricate weaving of melody and harmony while local caller George Segebade fosters an evening of fun, fellowship and frivolity for our feet and friends! Masterful guitarist, Roger Gold, of the bands, Elftones, Steamshovel and Land of Sky injects amazing intricacy and energy into the bass, melody and chords of the many styles of music in which he is fluent. We have enjoyed listening…

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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Swang and Caller Linda Cooper

Saturday, November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Swang is a trio of veteran contra dance musicians playing traditional tunes from Acadia (Québec, Nova Scotia, and Maine). Based in the Triangle, Swang! features Paul Fackler on fiddle, Julie Gorka on piano, and Colin Cannell on percussion. Caller will be Linda Cooper. 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…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker – Caller TBA

Tuesday, November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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We are happy to welcome back Nic Coker, who knows how to work the guitar, supporting the melody with his creative and fluid rhythm and bass lines.   Multi-talented Laurie Fisher has been wending her musical mercenary way for the past 28 years. A self proclaimed 'Jill of many instruments, master of none', she calls dances, plays and instructs multiple instruments and musical styles. More info at: https://lauriefisher.weebly.com/about.html   General Info No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you…

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Contra Dance Salem College – George Paul and David Digiuseppe – Caller Nick Boulet

Sunday, November 24 @ 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 are privileged to have two musicians extraordinaire - David DiGiuseppe and George Paul! When these two guys get together there is real magic in the music as they weave together an intricate tapestry of rhythms, textures and tones. Their original tunes as well as the swing and jazz improvisations they do with traditional tunes will energize and thrill you throughout the evening! This night our own Nick Boulet calls dances for the new dancer as well as for the…

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December 2019

Contra Dance Clemmons – Cats Love Milk – Caller TBA

Sunday, December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Tuesday, December 8. at Clemmons Civic Club the Cats are back!  Not only do they love milk, they love playing lively contra dance music for you!  This trio brings the sounds of guitar, fiddle, whistle, bass and drums to keep your feet moving.   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…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – George Paul and Martha Edwards – Caller Bob Green

Tuesday, December 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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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 - The more you do it, the easier and more fun it becomes - Treat…

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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Band and Caller TBA

Saturday, December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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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 - The more you do it, the easier and more fun it becomes -…

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