Saturday, September 17, 2016

Next Contra Dance - Saturday, October 15, 2016


The band in October will be ContraForce from Charleston, SC. ContraForce (Andre @ Fiddle, Jimmy @ guitar, and Joey @ percussions & saxophone) has grown into a world-class Contra group that is sought out throughout the USA because they bring amazing energy to each dance. Dancing to ContraForce is a unique, unforgettable experience.

Our caller will be Victor Gascón from Columbia, SC. Victor assembles fun programs that are easy to dance to and yet provides enough challenge and entertainment for experienced dancers..


It will be an awesome night of Contra dancing with Victor and ContraForce!

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

Location

Emerald Ballroom
1333 Omarest Drive
Columbia, SC 29210

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

Parking

Please see our page for available places to park at or near Emerald Ballroom. Please help us prevent problems with EB neighbors!

Price

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

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Dance Schedule

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

DATE BAND CALLER
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 Groove Contraption George Segebade
9/17/2016 Foot Spring Kenny Greer
10/15/2016 Contra Force Victor Gascón
11/19/2016 Cabin Fever Natalie Weston
12/17/2016 Wolf Moon Clinton Ross
1/21/2017 Bonne Terre Dean Hooks
2/18/2017 The Battleaxe Band Jennie Wakefield
3/18/2017 Cabin Fever Victor Gascón
4/15/2017 TBA Stephanie Marie
5/20/2017 TBA TBA
6/17/2017 Bonne Terre Kenny Greer