MIT Folk Dance Club presents--

Contra Dance for All: @ MIT
Several Tuesdays per month.

Great live music every time!

MIT students and the general public are welcome at all our dances.

Most dances are in the Student Center (84 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA).
Click here for directions and parking information.

No partner or experience is necessary. All dances are taught.

Free snacks at the break!

Want to play in the band or learn to call?
Students and others are welcome to sit in with the band or call dances.
To find out more, and for booking inquiries, email contra-request [at]

Check out our Photo Gallery.

Come join us in dancing to the music and calling of our fine artists!


All dances are from 8:00 to 10:30 PM.

April 7, 2015
Caller: Laura Johannes
Music: Audrey and Clayton with Audrey Budington (violin) and Clayton Clemetson (piano)
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)
Audrey and Clayton pic

April 21, 2015
Earth Day - Pre-NEFFA Gala
Caller: Angela DeCarlis
Music: Don Stratton & Max Newman
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)
Don Stratton pic Max Newman pic Angela Decarlis pic

May 5, 2015
May Day - Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Caller: Susan Elberger
Music: Debby Knight & Friends
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)

May 19, 2015
End of Semester Fiesta
Caller: Paul Wilde
Music: Audrey Knuth & Dave Cory
In Lobdell Dining Hall (Student Center 2nd floor)

June 16, 2015
Early Summer Party
Callers: Dereck Kalish & Angela DeCarlis
Music: NOVA with Kathleen Fownes (fiddle), Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin (accordion, piano), & Everest Witman (guitar, foot percussion)
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)
NOVA pic

Trying to remember who that awesome band was a few years ago? Check out our web archive at .


Suggested donation

Free for MIT and Wellesley Students!
Suggested donation: $5 from other students; $8-$10 from the general public.

For More Information

Send an email to contra-request [at] mit [dot] edu

See the Folk Arts Center's website Folk Dancing 'Round Boston for a guide to other folk dances in this area, including contras.

E-mail List

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Updated 16-April-2015.

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