The Dance Gypsy presents

Folk, contra and traditional (regularly scheduled) dances in New Hampshire

(between March 22, 2017  and  March 22, 2018)

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Understanding the Listings

Gray vs Black? Some listings appear in gray text. This is an intended difference. Gray events are not quite as important as black events. Gray events may be unconfirmed, cross-references or cancelled.

Unconfirmed: A “confirmed” event has in some way been confirmed. We don’t demand a lot for confirmation, but some sort of communication that says to us "yes, that event is taking place on that date!” This is strionger than “Well, there usually are (or used to be) events on that day.”

Cross reference: When a series moves temporarily (perhapsd their regular hall is closed), there is a cross refernce, helping find the actual listing for the day.”

Cancelled: A “cancelled event” appears in places where a dancer might reasonably expect a dance — but there is none. e.g. no dance on a holiday, summer vacation or there conflict". These listings are “lined-out”

The Map: Although the events are listed by date, the map above can be used to identify events by location. When you point at the push pin, the event name appears. Click on the pin and the window will scroll to the speciifc event

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance (no dance today)

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

— (Play Ball) —

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (April 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Dover, NH: First Thursday Contras & Squares

— Sponsored by: Lamprey River Band

Featuring: Peter Yarensky and Sarah Mason leading with music by Lamprey River Band (Peter Yarensky (hammered dulcimer), Sarah Mason (pennywhistle), Burt Feintuch (fiddle), Sarah Hydorn (flute) and Steve Panish (fiddle)) plus Bill Zecker (piano), Burt Feintuch (fiddle), Sarah Hydorn (flute) and Steve Panish (fiddle)

— Contras & Squares with the Lamprey River Band

Venue: Dover Town Hall: 288 Central Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $7; students $5

— Note: soft soled shoes only; guest callers & musicians invited

For more information: (603) 664-2513; (Email): de('peter.yarensky', 'edu', 'unh');

Web: nhcountrydance.com

Generic Schedule: first Thursdays (year round)

This date (April 6, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Albany, NH: Conway Contradance

— Sponsored by: Conway Area Contradances

Featuring: Gale Wood leading with music by Beverly Woods (hammered dulcimer, piano, accordion, guitar, bouzouki), Friends, Gale Johnsen (fiddle) and Shana Aisenberg

Venue: Tin Mountain Conservation Center: 1245 Bald Hill Road get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $7 Adults, $3 under 12, max $15 families

For more information: (603) 539-1967; (Email): de('gjohn', 'net', 'psouth');

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Sep-May

This date (April 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Concord (East), NH: Contra Dance

Featuring: Chris Ricciotti leading with music by Sugar River Band () plus Deanna Stiles (flute and fiddle)

Venue: East Concord Community Center: 18 Eastman St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $7 (ages 15-25 $5, under age 15 free)

For more information: (603) 225-4917; (Email): de('dwh', 'net', 'nhvt');

Web: homepage.nhvt.net/dwh/contra.htm

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Sep-Jun

This date (April 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, April 21, 2017

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

— Traditional style contras

Venue: Grace Episcopal Church: 106 Lowell Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($5 young people, free: under 12 )

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (603) 595-4484; (Email): de('wordworthy2', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: wordworthy2.org/Mill_City_Contra_Dance/Home.html

Generic Schedule: third Fridays Sep-Mar (and May, Jun)

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Old Favorite

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (April 22, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Luke Donforth leading with music by Edward Howe (fiddle) and Jamie Oshima

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (May 6, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, May 19, 2017

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

Featuring: music by Gene Albert, Paul Lizotte (fiddle) and Victor Troll

— Traditional style contras

Venue: Grace Episcopal Church: 106 Lowell Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($5 young people, free: under 12 )

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (603) 595-4484; (Email): de('wordworthy2', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: wordworthy2.org/Mill_City_Contra_Dance/Home.html

Generic Schedule: third Fridays Sep-Mar (and May, Jun)

This date (May 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Albany, NH: Conway Contradance

— Sponsored by: Conway Area Contradances

Featuring: Dudley Laufman leading with music by Two Fiddles (Jacqueline Laufman (fiddle) and Dudley Laufman (fiddle))

Venue: Tin Mountain Conservation Center: 1245 Bald Hill Road get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $7 Adults, $3 under 12, max $15 families

For more information: (603) 539-1967; (Email): de('gjohn', 'net', 'psouth');

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Sep-May

This date (May 20, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: Chris Ricciotti leading with music by Beth Murray, Carol Bittenson (fiddle) and Steve Bittenson

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (May 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading with music by Riptide (Glen Loper (mandolin, banjo, percussion), Owen Marshall (guitar, mandolin) and Alden Robinson)

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

Featuring: music by Gene Albert, Paul Lizotte (fiddle) and Victor Troll

— Traditional style contras

Venue: Grace Episcopal Church: 106 Lowell Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($5 young people, free: under 12 )

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (603) 595-4484; (Email): de('wordworthy2', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: wordworthy2.org/Mill_City_Contra_Dance/Home.html

Generic Schedule: third Fridays Sep-Mar (and May, Jun)

This date (June 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Albany, NH: Conway Contradance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Conway Area Contradances

Venue: Tin Mountain Conservation Center: 1245 Bald Hill Road get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $7 Adults, $3 under 12, max $15 families

For more information: (603) 539-1967; (Email): de('gjohn', 'net', 'psouth');

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Sep-May

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Reelation

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (June 24, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance (no dance today)

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Tod Whittemore leading with music by Sugar River Band ()

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 5, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (August 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Dead Sea Squirrels (Cathy Mason (Fiddle), Paul Boyd (fiddle and banjo) and Henry Yoshimura (guitar))

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (September 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (October 7, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Wild Card (Jon Weinberg (Hammered Dulcimer, guitar), Vince O’Donnell (fiddle), Terry Traub (accordion, piano) and Robin Kynoch (Whistle))

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (October 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (November 4, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Lisa Greenleaf leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (December 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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