We dance most first, third, and fifth Fridays (see schedule for details).
We always dance to live music. All ages and experience levels welcome. No partner needed.
Contra Dance at The Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3906 Peachtree Dr. (faces Monterey Dr.), Columbia, MO 65203
English Country Dance at Trinity Presbyterian Church 1600 Rollins Road.
7:30–10:00 pm (beginners’ lesson at 7:00)
Admission $8.00 ($5.00 for ages 16–25 or with student ID; free for children 15 and under)
- Contra “Watermelon” Dance – July 19, 2019 River Ghost Review with Jim Thaxter Calling
- Contra Dance – June 7, 2019 Blackberry Pickers with Paula McFarling Calling
- Contra Dance – May 31, 2019 Scraphounds with Claire Baffaut Calling
- Contra Dance – May 17, 2019 Three Around Three with Jim Thaxter Calling
- English Country Dance – May 10
Tag Archives: Nine Mile Band
Join us this Friday for contra dancing with music by The Nine Mile Band. The band features John White on fiddle, Jim Ruth on banjo, Amber Gaddy on accordion, and David Cavins on guitar. Jim Thaxter will be calling the dances. … Continue reading
Our last dance was on the fifth Friday of September, so we get to dance two weeks in a row! Our next contra dance is coming right up on Friday October 7. (And for a third week in a row of … Continue reading
The Nine Mile Band will be playing for our first contra dance of 2016 this Friday! We’ll enjoy dancing to some great music provided by John White on fiddle, Jim Ruth on banjo, Amber Gaddy on accordion, and David Cavins on guitar. … Continue reading
John White and the Nine Mile Band Joined by Howard Marshall, Emcee and Jim Thaxter, caller Begins at 7 p.m. Location: Dorsey Hall, Columbia College Admission: $10, $5 with student ID This event showcases The Nine Mile Band, formed by leader John … Continue reading