We dance most first, third, and fifth Fridays (see schedule for details).
We always dance to live music. All ages and experience levels welcome. No partner needed.
Contra Dance at The Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3910 Peachtree Dr. (faces Monterey Dr.), Columbia, MO 65203
English Country Dance at Trinity Presbyterian Church 1600 Rollins Road.
7:30–10:30 pm (beginners’ lesson at 7:00)
Admission $8.00 ($5.00 for ages 16–25 or with student ID; free for children 15 and under)
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Join us for the last contra dance in Columbia until July 21! On Friday June 16 the music of our very own 32 Bartenders and calling by Claire Baffaut will combine to make for a fun dance to great music. 32 Bartenders is composed … Continue reading
Don’t miss our first Friday dance in March! Roger Netherton and Friends will be playing for us. Roger is a very talented fiddle player, first place winner of the Old Time Fiddle Contest in Winfield last year. (Hear Roger playing here.) Excellent calling … Continue reading
Celebrate the New Year this Friday with the first contra dance of 2017! Music will be provided by the 32 Bartenders, featuring Tom Verdot on fiddle, Thom Howard on guitar and mandolin, Rebecca Logan on flute and Marcie McGuire on keyboards. … Continue reading
Don’t miss the last contra dance of 2016 this Friday, December 30th! Plan now to join us and dance to the tunes of the River Ridge String Band, featuring Cliff White on hammered dulcimer, Molly White on banjo and mandolin, Ted Koenig on guitar, … Continue reading
We have a special treat for the first Friday in November 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 … Continue reading
Join us at Cooper’s Landing for an evening of contra dance and music on Tuesday, August 18th, 7:00 to 9:00. There will be open-mic calling and we’ll have live music. It’s free and beginners are welcome! The callers will teach you … Continue reading