Schedule

Our dances are open to the public. You do not need a partner. Members: $8.00, Non-members: $10.00 (cash or check only). Dances start at 8:00 PM with a lesson at 7:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Shoe policy

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When Where What
Friday
January 26
Reality Center Tim Smith and Eileen Regan are long-time members of the local contra dance scene and both play in Big Celtic Fun. Eileen plays fiddle and enhances waltzes with vocals. Tim plays keyboard, flute, tin whistle, and concertina. When he's not playing for contra dances, he plays keyboard with the Orange County All Stars and trumpet with the Bulltown Strutters. Calling will be the inimitable Emily Rush, who always brings energy and fun to dances!
Music: Tim Smith (keyboard, flute, tin whistle, concertina) and Eileen Regan (fiddle and waltz vocals).
Caller: Emily Rush, link
Saturday
February 3
Carrboro Century Center First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
Sunday
February 4
Carrboro Century Center Callers' Collective Contra Corners Dance
A dance/workshop to bring Contra Corners back into our dancing repertoire. Small donation at the door to cover costs.
2-5 PM (ends early enough to get to Super Bowl parties)
Triangle Dance Studios
2603 S. Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
Music: Music by Paul Fackler, Colin Cannell, and Julie Gorka
Caller: Calling by members of the Callers' Collective
Friday
February 9
Carrboro Century Center Music: Deep Valley Drifters (Ted Ehrhard, fiddle; Maria Fairchild, clawhammer banjo and vocals); and Dean Herington, piano).
Caller: Joy Greenwolfe
Friday
February 16
Carrboro Century Center Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $10
Music: TBA
Caller: Dean Snipes
Friday
February 23
Reality Center Music: Copious Notes (Mara Shea, fiddle, and Julie Gorka, keyboard).
Caller: Eileen Thorsos link
Saturday
March 3
Carrboro Century Center First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
Friday
March 9
Carrboro Century Center Music: Ricochet (Walter Hojka, fiddle/feet; Brian Hamshar, clarinet; Rya Martin, piano).
Caller: Kalia Kliban, San Francisco, California! link, Kalia will be calling at Sun Assembly's annual DanceFest, link
Friday
March 16
Carrboro Century Center Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $10
Music: The Organic Family Band (Baltimore)
Caller: TBA
Friday
March 23
Reality Center TBA
Friday
March 30
Reality Center TBA
Saturday
April 7
Carrboro Century Center First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
Friday
April 13
Carrboro Century Center TBA
Friday
April 20
Carrboro Century Center Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $10
Music: The Donnybrook Lads
Caller: TBA
Friday
April 27 -
April 29
Other - see description Save the Date for Spring Dance Romance: April 27, 28 and 29, 2018

With the hot Seattle band KGB

And it will be in the Triangle!

More details soon!