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] mit.edu

Check out our Photo Gallery.

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

Schedule

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

March 3, 2015
March Winds & Purim Gala
Caller: Don Veino
Music: Carol Bittenson, Steve Bittenson, & Debby Knight
In Lobdell Dining Hall (Student Center 2nd floor)
Don Veino big pic Carol Bittenson pic Steve Bittenson pic Debby Knight pic

March 10, 2015
Klezmer Style
Caller: Jacob Bloom
Music: Contraklez
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)

March 17, 2015
St. Pat's Day Party
Caller: Ben Sachs-Hamilton
Music: JumpStart
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)
Ben Sachs-Hamilton pic

March 31, 2015
April Fool's Day
Caller: Ben Sachs-Hamilton
Music: Audrey Knuth (fiddle) & Max Newman (guitar)
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)
Max Newman pic Ben Sachs-Hamlton pic Audrey Knuth pic

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
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)

May 5, 2015
May Day Festival
Music: Debby Knight & Friends
In Student Center 491 (4th floor)

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

June 16, 2015
Early Summer Party
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 http://mit.edu/fdc/www/old/ .


 

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

To subscribe to our email list, send a blank email to fdc-contra-dance-subscribe[at]mit[dot]edu , or fill out this form:

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Updated 2-March-2015.

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