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
August – December 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


August 5th: Music by Julie Henigan, banjo; Amanda Murpree-Roberts, fiddle; David Scrivner, guitar; and caller Gloria Scarlet

August 19th: Music by The Musky Dimes:  David Scrivner, fiddle/mandolin; Nathan McAlister, fiddle/banjo; Kim Lansford, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin

September 2nd:  Music by The Musky Dimes:  David Scrivner, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo; Kim Lansford, piano; and caller Gloria Scarlet

September 16th:  Music by Dedo Norris, fiddle/guitar; Jim Nelson, guitar; Nathan McAlister, fiddle/banjo; and caller Mike Bolin

October 7th:  Music by Billy Mathews & Springfield’s Best:  Bill Mathews, fiddle; & friends, everything else; and caller Gloria Scarlet

October 21st:  Music by The Scraphounds:  Pete Howard, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; Barbara Weathers, guitar; and caller Mike Bolin

November 4th:  Music by 32 Bartenders:  Tom Verdot, fiddle; Marcie McGuire, piano; Rebecca Logan, flute-pennywhistle; Thom Howard, guitar-mandolin; and caller Jim Thaxter

November 18th:  Music by Billy Mathews & Springfield’s Best:  Bill Mathews, fiddle; & friends, everything else; and caller Mike Bolin

December 2nd:  Music by Julie Henigan, banjo; Jeremy Meyers, fiddle; Abbie Waterworth, guitar; and caller Gloria Scarlet

December 16th:  Music by McAlister/Lansford/Ruth (MLR):  Nathan McAlister, fiddle; Kim Lansford, guitar; Jim Ruth, banjo; and caller Mike Bolin  

SOLEFEST 2017: October 27th29th  Ozark, MO with music by STEAM! and caller Erik Hoffman! Jungle Fever Dance Weekend – watch out for the while animals as you join us for a roaring good weekend of great contra dancing and fun music!  More details available on our SoleFest page!   

 

  Join the Traditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks on our Traditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks Facebook page.  Join us there to get Facebook invites to all TDMSO hosted events.

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

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