Come to the next contra dance!

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

Date: Friday September 22

Location: Reality Center

Description: Mara Shea and Julie Gorka are two of the best musicians in our region, and they are sure to make this evening enchanting. We also welcome Kyle Johnston, who is quickly making a mark as a caller in our area; this will be his debut as the headline caller for a TCD dance!

Music: Copious Notes (Mara Shea, fiddle, Julie Gorka, piano).

Caller: Kyle Johnston


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Dance fun!

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!

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Media

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:

Videos

Carrboro Century Center videos.

Reality Center videos.

Pleasant Green videos.

CulBlu's contra dance videos created by Dequan Powell