Blacksburg Contradances (What is contradance?)
Dances are on the third Saturday night of the month from 8pm to 11pm with a lesson at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Admission $8 (after 10pm, free)
Students (and kids) $5

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Date Band Caller Hall
16 Feb 2019
Rushfest The fantastic Emily Rush Old Dominion
16 Mar 2019
Unbalanced with
Clinton Ross
Warren Doyle YMCA
20 Apr 2019
Noah Van Norstrand (of Great Bear Trio
     and Buddy System)

and George Paul (of Playing with Fyre)
Emily Rush YMCA
18 May 2019
ContraForce Ken Gall YMCA

Directions to the YMCA Dance Room

Other stuff

Other dancing in the area

Blacksburg square dance (1st Sat of the month)
Floyd contra dance (2nd Sat of the month)
Roanoke contra dance (4th Sat of the month)

Greensboro, NC contra dance (3rd Saturdays)
Jonesborough, TN contra dance (1st and 3rd Saturdays)
Winston-Salem, NC contra dance (every Tuesday)
Charleston, WV contra dance (2nd weekend of the month)

If you want announcements for upcoming dances, please email Mary Ann Parcher at parch32 at(@)

For more info, or if you'd like to play or call the dance, please contact Charlie Zisette at charleszisette at(@)

Contradance Links
What is Contradancing?
Some Contra Dance Steps/Moves
Ted Crane's Massive Database of dances, bands, and callers.
Clickable US map of contra dances.