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 6:45 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
February – July 2017

All Dances: First and Third Saturday at Northview Center
(unless otherwise noted)

301 E Talmage, at Doling Park, Springfield, MO

From Kearney take either N Robberson or N Booneville to Talmage. 
The entrance to Doling Park is on the north side of Talmage.

7:00-10:30 pm

Please wear soft soled shoes


February 4th: Music by David Scrivner, fiddle; Alvie Dooms, guitar and/or Joel Hinds, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

February 18th: Music by Pete Howard, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

March 4th: Music by David Scrivner, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

March 18th: Music by James River Scraphounds: Pete Howard, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Barbara Weathers, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

April 1st: Music by Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

April 15th: Music by Mike Fraser, fiddle; Tenley Hansen, piano; Nathan McAlister, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; Mike Bolin, caller  

May 6th: Music by Bill Mathews and Springfield’s Best:  Bill Mathews, fiddle; Steve Widders, guitar; Linda Widders, concertina; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

May 20th: Music by 32 Bartenders: Tom Verdot, fiddle; Thom Howard, guitar/mandolin; Marci McGuire, piano; Rebecca Logan, flute;  Gloria Scarlet, caller  

June 3rd: Music by Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar;  Gloria Scarlet, caller  

June 17th: Music by Bill Mathews and Springfield’s Best: Bill Mathews, fiddle; Steve Widders, guitar; Linda Widders, concertina; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

July 1st: Music by David Scrivner, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

July 15th: Music by Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Karl Eggers, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; Gloria Scarlet, caller  

SOLEFEST 2017: October 27th – 29th with more details available soon! 

 

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