Downtown
Amherst
Contradance
Most Wednesdays - 7:30-10:30
Beginners Lesson at 7pm - bring your friends!
 
 

Newcomers and beginners ALWAYS welcome!
Intro lesson at 7pm at every dance

FREE ADMISSION for new dancers who attend Intro Lesson!

Masonic Lodge 99 Main Street - Amherst, MA

(near the Black Sheep Deli and the Police Station)

Admission: $10-15, Students: $8, High School: $6

Please bring water and clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the wood floor.

This is a Fragrance-Free and Substance-Free event. Please refrain from wearing scented products. Dances are smoke, drug and alcohol free.



Dance Schedule


October 25, 2017

Music: Drivetrain

Calling: Lisa Greenleaf

Ed Howe, fiddle
Bennett Konesni, guitar




November 1, 2017

Music: Coincidance

Calling: Jon Greene

Susan Creighton, piano
Eric Martin, fiddle, viola, & feet
Eric Buddington, fiddle
Tony Pisano, accordion & guitar




November 8, 2017 - No Dance




November 15, 2017

Music: Chimney Swift

Calling: Angela DeCarlis

Zoë Madonna, accordion
Daniel Raine, cittern & guitar
Yaron Shragai, whistles & doumbek
Cecile Leroy, cello




November 22, 2017 - No Dance

Happy Thanksgiving!




November 29, 2017

Music: Bartieni Street

Calling: George Marshall

David Cantieni, flute, whistle, sax, & bombarde
Cedar Stanistreet, fiddle
Kate Barnes, piano & guitar




December 6, 2017

Music: Andrew VanNorstrand and friends

Calling: Sarah VanNorstrand

Andrew VanNorstrand, fiddle, guitar
Anna Patton, clarinet
Amy Englesberg, piano




December 13, 2017 - No Dance




December 20, 2017

Music: Nova

Calling: Ron Blechner

Kathleen Fownes, fiddle
Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin, accordion, piano
Everest Witman, guitar, mandolin, feet




December 27, 2017

Music: Jesse Ball and friends

Calling: TBA

Cedar Stanistreet, fiddle
Jesse Ball, piano, accordion
Everest Witman, guitar, mandolin, feet
Matt Kenney, percussion







Click here to download a PDF of the current Amherst flyer


Dances organized by Amherst Area Contradances, a group of local dance enthusiasts. For information, Click HERE


This dance series is funded in part by the New Leaders, Good Leaders Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society

 







Beginners
Welcome!
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All Dances
Taught!
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No Partner
Needed!
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Please
Bring Clean,
soft-soled
Shoes!
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Download the
current Flyer
Here
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