Village Contra

NYC's Gender Free Contra Dance

Dance whichever role you want with whomever you want!
Our dances are held monthly and are open to everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, dance experience, or number of left feet.
Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. Admission $12.
Refreshment contributions graciously accepted!

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Upcoming Events


Friday, April 11, 2014

The center will be undergoing repairs

Donna Hunt and Free Raisins

Friday, May 16, 2014

CALLER: Donna Hunt

MUSIC: Free Raisins
Audrey Knuth (fiddle), Jeff Kaufman (mandolin, trumpet, foot percussion), Amy Englesberg (piano, accordion)

Dean Allemang and Brooklyn Swing Ensemble

Friday, June 13, 2014

CALLER: Dean Allemang

MUSIC: Brooklyn Swing Ensemble
The one and only, ultra-famous Danny Elias (clarinet), Sam Zygmuntowicz (fiddle); Bob Jones (guitar); Marco Brehm (bass)

Friday Night Dance Schedules

  • 6:30 - 7:00PM Workshop for beginners and "Contra Schmooze"
  • 7:00 - 9:45 pm - Contra Dance
  • 9:45 - 10:00 PM Help band pack up and load car - we *must* be out of the building by 10PM.
  • 10:00 PM Join us after the dance at the Village Den 255 West 12th Street At Greenwich Ave

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