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


Bob Isaacs and Black River Ironworks +

VENUE LOCATION: 500 8th Ave, between 35th and 36th St, Room 1206

Friday, July 11, 2014

CALLER: Bob Isaacs

MUSIC: Black River Ironworks w/special guests David Sidman and Ross Harriss
Jonah Sidman (fiddle), David Sidman (guitar & percussion), Corey Walters (Irish flute and mandolin), Michael Friedman (piano), Ross Harriss (alto sax and guitar)


Ron T Blechner and John Cote of Perpetual e-Motion + Leland Martin

Friday, August 8, 2014

CALLER: Ron T Blechner

MUSIC: John Cote of Perpetual e-Motion + Leland Martin (fiddle)


Janine Smith and Last Exit

Friday, September 12, 2014

CALLER: Janine Smith

MUSIC: Last Exit
Laurie Tupper (flutes), Christopher Jacoby (mandolin, guitar, accordion), Doug Healy (guitar, bass, djembe), Ross Harriss (sax, guitar)

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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