Sunday, May 22, 2016

Next Contra Dance - Saturday, July 16, 2016

Techno Contra dancing returns to the Midlands in July!

We will dance to great modern dance music Our caller and DJ will be Victor Gascón from Columbia, SC; he has planned a great evening with dances that are easy to learn and fun to dance.

Sound by Victor Gascon!

July Special: during the July dance we will ask for a suggested $5 donation to cover the cost of the hall rental.


The band in August will be The Unusual Suspects from Greenville, SC.; this is a young band that brings dancers a great mix of traditional and modern dance pieces for a fun evening!

Our caller will be George Segebade from Greensboro, NC He is known for his quick walk throughs and great choice of dances. He has a great time calling an interesting and varied dance program.

It will be great fun dancing to George Segebade and The Unusual Suspects!

Sound by John Wetzel!

Monthly Dance
  • New Dancer's Workshop from 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM. Learn Contra dance basics for a more enjoyable experience.
  • Dance from 7:30 PM. – 10:30 PM


Emerald Ballroom
1333 Omarest Drive
Columbia, SC 29210

Please bring clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes. Thanks!


  • Adults = $8.00
  • Students with school ID = $5.00

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Dance Schedule

Please refer to our "Previous Events" page for older dates.

9/19/2015 Unusual Suspects Jacob LeGrone
10/17/2015 Unusual Suspects Victor Gascón
11/21/2015 Cabin Fever Marolyn Floyd
12/19/2015 Peanuts & Garlic Stephanie Marie
1/16/2016 Bonne Terre Kenny Greer
2/20/2016 Wolf Moon Jacob LeGrone
3/19/2016 Good Foot Victor Gascón
4/16/2016 Cabin Fever Marolyn Floyd
5/21/2016 Bonne Terre Kenny Greer
6/18/2016 Groove Contraption Stephanie Marie
7/16/2016 Techno Contra Victor Gascón
8/20/2016 Unusual Suspects George Segebade
9/17/2016 Foot Spring Kenny Greer
10/15/2016 Contra Force Victor Gascón
11/19/2016 Cabin Fever TBA
12/17/2016 Wolf Moon TBA
1/21/2017 Bonne Terre TBA
2/18/2017 The Battleaxe Band Jennie Wakefield
3/18/2017 Cabin Fever Victor Gascón
4/15/2017 TBA TBA
5/20/2017 TBA TBA
6/17/2017 Bonne Terre TBA