Blacksburg Contradances
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 Lead Sound
Mar 18, 2017
Walter Hojka - fiddle, Patti Reum - flutes,
Jack Maus - piano, David Stone - mandolin and guitar
Joy Greenwolf YMCA TBA TBA
Apr 15, 2017
Rhythm Road
Jim Harrington - accordion, Richard Adams - horns
Buddy Thomas - guitar and tenor banjo
Chris Wray - bass
Terry Doyle YMCA TBA TBA
May 24, 2015
SPECIAL DANCE with Swallowtail
  -- Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 --
    No Beginner's Workshop
    Admission $10
George Marshall
& Tim Van Egmond
YMCA Swallowtail

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 (1st Saturdays)
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.