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
June – August 2018

New dance location started 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


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

June 16th:  Music by Julie Henigan & Friends: musicians TBA; and caller Gloria Scarlet  

July 7th: Music by Snorty Horse: Mike Fraser, fiddle; Tenley Hansen, piano; Cathy Barton, banjo & hammered dulcimer; Dave Para, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin

July 21st: Music by Pete Howard, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin

August 4th: Music by Luke Cormier, fiddle; Julie Henigan, banjo; Steve Scott, guitar; and caller Gloria Scarlet

August 18th: Music by Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Karl Eggers, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin

 

September 1st:  Music by Jeremy Meyers, fiddle; Julie Henigan, banjo; TBA, guitar, and caller Gloria Scarlet

 

September 15th:  Music by Luke Cormier, fiddle; Willie Goehring, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar, and caller Mike Bolin

 

October 6th:  Music by Luke Cormier, fiddle; Julie Henigan, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar, and caller Gloria Scarlet

 

October 20th:  Music by Dedo Norris and Friends:  Dedo Norris, fiddle & guitar; Jim Nelson, guitar; Nathan McAlister, banjo & fiddle*, and caller Mike Bolin

 

November 3rd:  Music by  32 Bartenders:  Tom Verdot, fiddle & banjo; Rebecca Logan, flute & tin whistle; Thom Howard, guitar & mandolin; Marcie McGuire, piano, and caller Gloria Scarlet

 

November 17th:  Music by McAlister, Ruth & Lansford:  Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar*, and caller Mike Bolin

 

December 1st:  Music by Musky Dime; David Scrivner, fiddle & mandolin; Nathan McAlister, banjo & fiddle; Kim Lansford, guitar, and caller Gloria Scarlet

 

December 15th:  Music by  Dedo Against the Machine:  Dedo Norris, fiddle, bass & guitar; Tricia Spencer,  fiddle, banjo-uke, & guitar; Jim Nelson, guitar; Howard Rains, fiddle & guitar *, and caller Mike Bolin

 

* Consider attending square dances on the third Fridays of Oct., Nov. & Dec. at 7 o’clock at the Rock House in Reeds Spring, MO. for square dances with a live caller.  Music Oct. 19:  Dedo Norris & Friends; Nov. 16 McAlister, Ruth & Lansford; Dec. 14:  Dedo Against the Machine

SOLEFEST 2018: EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED More details on our SoleFest page.   

 

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