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 this Friday for contra dancing with music by The Nine Mile Band. The band features John White on fiddle, Jim Ruth on banjo, Amber Gaddy on accordion, and David Cavins on guitar. Jim Thaxter will be calling the dances. … Continue reading
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
On Friday, February 3, our contra dance will feature special live music from the Ozarks provided by Kim Lansford on guitar and vocals and Nate McAlister on violin and banjo. Claire Baffaut will be calling the dances for the evening. The dance starts at 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading
Enjoy a bonus dance this weekend! The Blackberry Pickers will be playing for a dance on Saturday at Harvest Table, a restaurant in Hermann. The band, from Hermann and the St Louis area, includes Kathryn Render on banjo and fiddle, Ronnie Schuppan … 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
You won’t want to miss out on contra dancing this Friday! Cathy Barton and Dave Para will be our band for the evening and their music is always great for dancing. Veteran caller Paula McFarling will join with the band to lead a fun night … 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