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Riverside Dance – Tuesday, May 23

Dancing down by the riverside is back for the summer! Our first Cooper’s Landing dance is this coming Tuesday, May 23. Dancing is 6:45 to 8:45 with music by John White, David Cavins and Amber Gaddy. Calling will be provided … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Friday, May 19

The last dance in our “Bring Them Home” series featuring special music is Friday, May 19, when MMTD will welcome the Campeau Creek Boys. Jim Thaxter will be our caller for the evening.  More about the band: Fred Campeau (from … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Friday, May 5

We once again welcome special out-of-town musical guests* for our contra dance on Friday, May 5, when Snor T Horse will play, with Paula McFarling calling! Snor T Horse is composed of Cathy Barton, Dave Para, Tenley Hansen, and Mike … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Friday, April 21

Funding provided by the Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs is making possible a series of special musicians for four of the Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers contra dances this year. The “Bringing it Home” series showcases the current generation of master fiddlers and accompanists who … Continue reading

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Fifth Friday Contra Dance – March 31

March has five Fridays, which means a bonus contra dance! This Friday, March 31, we’ll enjoy dancing to music by Three around Three, featuring Pippa Letsky on fiddle, Cliff White on guitar, and Bill Foley on banjo. Excellent calling will be provided by Paula … Continue reading

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Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend 2017

Our annual MMTD Spring Breakdown dance weekend is almost here!  It’s time to complete your plans to attend this fun dance event right here in Columbia, MO, from March 16-19! This event draws people from all over the country and here are a … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Friday, February 17

We have a special treat for the Friday, February 17 contra dance! The James River Scraphounds will be playing, featuring Pete Howard from Fayetteville, Arkansas on fiddle, our own Jim Ruth on banjo, and Barbara Weathers from St. Louis on guitar. Add fine calling … Continue reading

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