Saturday June 11, Murphey School
Come to the next contra dance!
Dances start at 8:00 PM with a lesson at 7:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.
Date: Friday May 27
Location: Reality Center
Description: Mara Shea (fiddler with The Elftones) and Julie Gorka (versatile pianist with several contra dance bands) join forces as Copious Notes. Come out and dance to their energetic, lyrical music! Leading the dance will be popular regional caller Nick Boulet.
Nick Boulet has been calling since the late 1990s in Knoxville and in Greensboro. He is known for quick walk-throughs and lively energetic dances. He has called dances from Huntsville, Alabama, to Roanoke, Virginia, and is a regular at dances across NC.
Music: Copious Notes (Mara Shea, fiddle, www.marashea.com/; and Julie Gorka, keyboard), link
Caller: Nick Boulet
- Live music
- No partner necessary
- Beginners welcome
- All dances taught
- Free lesson at 7:30 pm
- Dance 8-11 pm
- Great exercise
What is contra dance?
Read more about contra dancing.
When do we dance?
Check the schedule.
- Second Fridays at Carrboro Century Center - by TCD
- Fourth and fifth Fridays at Reality Center - by TCD
- Community dances some Saturdays at Binkley Baptist Church - by TCD
- First Saturdays at Carrboro Century Center - by Footloose/Contrazz
- Third Fridays at Carrboro Century Center - by Carolina Song and Dance Association
Become a member!
You can become a Triangle Country Dancers member and save on dance admission. Members save $2 on each dance! Another benefit of membership is our newsletter "The Hey!" which is published 6 times a year. Read more about membership.
Carrboro Commons Documentary Video of TCD: link
NPR's All Things Considered: Youth Flock To Contra Dancing : link
To see a PBS report on contra dancing in Maine, click here.
Carrboro Century Center videos.
Reality Center videos.
Pleasant Green videos.
Reality Center with The Mighty Babylonians - CulBlu's video is used courtesy of Dequan Powell
Carrboro Century Center with Sassafras Stomp - CulBlu's video is used courtesy of Dequan Powell