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December 2019

Happy Holiday Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Laura Light + Jared Kirkpatrick – Caller Rebecca Vickers

Saturday, December 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Star fiddler/singer Laura Light and Jared Kirkpatrick, a talented musician/percussionist and tap dancer from Chapel Hill. Our Caller for the evening is Rebecca Vickers! This will be a Happy Holiday Pot Luck Dance. Doors open 6pm! Come early and enjoy decorating. Bring your favorite dish! Dinner begins at 6:30pm. Let's celebrate! 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 -…

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January 2020

Contra Dance Salem College – The Elftones (Roger Gold+Mara Shea) – Caller George Segebade

Sunday, January 12 @ 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 happy welcome The Elftones(elf´· tohnz) pl.n. A popular, highly energetic North Carolina-based band composed of a fiddle player (Mara Shea) and a guitarist (Roger Gold). Their music is a blend of Irish, Scottish, Canadian, old-time, and original tunes. Our Caller is our own beloved George Segebade.   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,…

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Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – Cats Love Milk – Caller Joy Greenwolf

Saturday, January 18 @ 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…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – Reel Shady – Caller George Segebade

Tuesday, January 28 @ 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…

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February 2020

Contra Dance Salem College – Ted Ehrhard and Julia Gorka – Caller Valerie Helbert

Sunday, February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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On Sunday, February 9.  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 this dance. So,…

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Valentine’s Contra Dance Greensboro Grange – The Mackisons and Caller Eileen Thorsos

Saturday, February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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We welcome The Mackisons to our Valentine's dance in Greensboro. They are comprised of Rick Davidson, Joanne Davidson, Christen Blanton Mack and Ryan Mack, 4 wonderful musicians who will carry us through an evening of dance pleasure.   Caller Eileen Thorsos, from the Triangle, meets the band half-way bringing fun, friendliness and favorite dances to the evening. Eileen is popular on the dance circuit and at dance weekends.   GENERAL INFO - No partner necessary! No experience necessary! - If…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – The Lagomorph Quartet and Caller David Winston

Tuesday, February 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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We are welcoming the Lagomorph Quartet, a group of musicians who love playing old time, Irish, French Canadian, and contra tunes. Music that makes you move your feet and swing around.   Sure to be a great evening with this 4 piece band filling the air with music that will make you move. Caller will be David Winston.   General Info:   No partner necessary! No experience necessary!   - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If…

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March 2020

Salem College – Sunday, March 8 @ 6:00 pm Laura Light, David Bartley and Roger Gold or Paul Moore – Caller Nick Boulet

Sunday, March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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General Info:  Contra Dance - 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, the easier and more fun it…

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Gene Hubert Memorial Contra Dance Greensboro Grange!! Coracree with various Callers

Saturday, March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Band Members Jane Rothfield (Fiddle), Allan Carr (Double Bass), Bill Quern (Tenor Banjo, Mandolin, 5-String Banjo, Accordian, Harmonica), Sarah Gowan (Guitar/Foot Percussion) Hometown: Philadelphia PA Contemporary contra dance music blending a mixture of traditional Celtic, Old Time, European and Original music that swings with an improvisational twist!A rocking dance band with great chops and driving rhythms that moves the dancers and gets them yelling Whoo! We play music with deep roots...a mix of traditional and original tunes with a fresh contemporary…

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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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