Everyone is welcome to these community social events. The evening begins with easy dances for newcomers, and all dances are taught. You don't need experience or a partner, bring yourself, a snack, and a smile.

 

Join us by 6:55 to get signed in and ready for our pre-dance Workshop at 7:00 to learn the basics.

Dance starts at 7:30 and ends at 10:30.

Adults       $7
Youth       $5
Members  $5

For more info, call:
417-862-8681,
or email: springfieldcontra@hotmail.com

 

Springfield, Missouri Contra Dances
January – June 2018

New dance location starting in January 2018 at Boys and Girls Club,
Henderson Unit, at Grant Beach Park, 835 W Calhoun, Springfield, MO!
Link to Google Map Directions

7:00-10:30 pm

Please wear soft soled shoes


January 6th:  Music by Musky Dime: David Scrivner, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo/guitar; Kim Lansford, piano, and caller Mike Bolin

January 20th:  Music by MR &L: Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; and caller Gloria Scarlet  

February 3rd: Music by Dedo Norris & Friends: Dedo Norris, fiddle; Jim Nelson, guitar; Nathan McAlister, banjo; and caller Jim Hawkins  

February 17th:  Music by Musky Dime: David Scrivner, fiddle/mandolin; Nathan McAlister, fiddle/banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar, and caller Mike Bolin

March 3rd: Music by MR &L: Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin  

March 17th:  Music by Robert Freeman & Friend: Robert Freeman, fiddle; Kim Lansford, piano; and caller Gloria Scarlet

April 7th: Music by Dedo Norris & Friends: Dedo Norris, fiddle; Jim Nelson, guitar; Nathan McAlister, banjo; and caller Gloria Scarlet  

April 21st:  Music by Julie Henigan & Friends: musicians TBA; and caller Mike Bolin

May 5th: Music by Scraphounds: Pete Howard, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Barbara Weathers, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin  

May 19th:  Music by Billy Mathews and Springfield’s Best: Billy Mathews, fiddle; additional musicians TBA; and caller Gloria Scarlet

June 2nd: Music by Pond Fork String Poppers: Ellen Gomez, fiddle; Pete Howard, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; and caller Gloria Scarlet  

June 16th:  Music by Julie Henigan & Friends: musicians TBA; and caller Mike Bolin

 

SOLEFEST 2018: October 26th – 28th, with music by Maivish and caller Seth Tepfer!
Other details to be announced soon on our SoleFest page!   

 

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Join us there to get Facebook invites to all TDMSO hosted events.

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

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