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 29

Location: Reality Center

Description: Wild Asparagus is an iconic contra dance band. They have inspired American folk music enthusiasts with contra dance music for more than three decades. George Marshall is known for his amiable and clear teaching. Wild Asparagus has such a wide, creative repertoire that both evenings are sure to be special!

$15 general admission / $12 for TCD members. Special offer: a discount package for both Wild Asparagus dances: $25 general/$20 TCD (paid on Friday night ONLY).

Music: Wild Asparagus (Becky Tracy, fiddle; Anne Percival, piano, guitar, and vocals; David Cantieni, flutes, tin-whistle, oboe, saxophone and bombard; Mark Murphy, bass; George Marshall, concertina; with special guest Keith Murphy on guitar, mandolin, and foot percussion), link

Caller: George Marshall


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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!

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.

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