Sunday, March 18, 2018

Next Contra Dance - Saturday, April 21, 2018

Band: ContraForce!

Caller: Victor Gascón

Come join us on April 21 with ContraForce playing and Victor Gascón calling.

Build Our Community

We are always grateful for all our dancers and would love to grow our community! Please bring a friend (or three) and your whole family! We welcome everyone; we love having young dancers,young-at-heart dancers, all dancers! We have a beautiful safe space for dancing and fun. Let's Contra!

April Pot Luck!

We will have a pot luck dinner at 6 PM before our April dance. The pot luck dinner will be from 6:00 - 6:45 PM.

Please visit this page to sign-up for something to bring: 

Please arrive by 5:45 PM to join the Columbia Contra dancing community and share some nice food and friendship.

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!


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


Adults = $8
Students (with school ID) = $5

Social Media

Attention USC Students!

Join the Carolina Contra Club to keep up with regional dances! Follow them on Facebook Carolina Contra Club

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Dance Schedule

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

7/15/2017 Techno Contra Victor Gascón
8/19/2017 Foot SpringNatalie Weston
9/16/2017 C Liakos & FriendsVictor Gascón
10/21/2017 Wolf Moon Jonathan Janzen
11/18/2017 Bonne Terre Victor Gascón, Natalie Weston, Jonathan Janzen
12/16/2017Bob & Amy Buckingham Dean Hooks
1/20/2018Tea & Whiskey Gretchen Caldwell
2/17/2018 Nic Coker & George Paul Victor Gascón
3/17/2018 Cabin Fever Jonathan Janzen
4/21/2018 Contra ForceVictor Gascón
5/19/2018 Bonne Terre Kenny Greer
6/16/2018UnbalancedJonathan Janzen
7/21/2018 DisContra/Techno Victor Gascón