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 $15.
Refreshment contributions graciously accepted!
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Lisa Greenleaf and Gaslight Tinkers
Friday, November 14, 2014
VENUE LOCATION: Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave, between 35th and 36th St, Room 1214
CALLER: Lisa Greenleaf
MUSIC: Gaslight Tinkers
Garrett Sawyer (electric bass guitar), Peter Siegel (mandolin, guitar, banjo picker and songwriter), Zoë Darrow (fiddle), Dave Noonan (drums)
Emma Gorin and Brooklyn Swing Ensemble
SPECIAL LOCATION: Camp Friendship, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 339 8th Street (Btwn 5th & 6th Avenues)
SPECIAL TIME: 8pm-11pm (7:30 lesson)
Friday, December 12, 2014
CALLER: Emma Gorin
MUSIC: Brooklyn Swing Emsemble
Danny Elias (clarinet, dumbek), Sam Zygmuntowicz(fiddle, mandolin), Marco Brehm (bass), and Bill Peek (piano, guitar, banjo)
Will Mentor and Free Raisins
Friday, January 9, 2015
CALLER: Will Mentor
MUSIC: Free Raisins
Audrey Knuth (fiddle), Jeff Kaufman (octave fiddle, mandolin), Amy Englesberg (piano)
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