Come to the next contra dance!

Dances start at 8:00 PM with a lesson at 7:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Date: Friday June 23

Location: Reality Center

Description: David DiGiuseppe and George Paul are two of the best musicians around. David is a nationally recognized accordionist known for his fiery and emotive playing, and George has thrilled TCD dancers many times with his dynamic keyboard music.

Nick Boulet has been calling since the late 1990s, and is known for quick walk-throughs and lively energetic dances.

Music: David DiGiuseppe and George Paul

Caller: Nick Boulet

Coming Up: A Great Dance Weekend!

Rushfest! -- Thursday, July 13, Carrboro Century Center, 6:30 - 10 pm

ContraForce Contra Dance -- Friday, July 14, Carrboro Century Center, 7:30-11 pm

ContraForce Star Waltz -- Saturday, July 15, Northside Elementary School, Chapel Hill, 7:30-11 (See the schedule page for more details.)

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What is contra dance?

Read more about contra dancing.

When do we dance?

Check the schedule.

To stay on top of our favorite dances in our area, go to our Google calendar.

Check the community dance schedule.

These are our regular dances:

Get involved!

Join the TCD Facebook group. Join the Triangle Contra Yahoo group. Your dance group is a volunteer organization. If you would like to get involved, click here.

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.

Whoopin' It Up! Students at the Center for Documentary Studies interview Linda Cooper about contra dance:


Carrboro Century Center videos.

Reality Center videos.

Pleasant Green videos.

CulBlu's contra dance videos created by Dequan Powell