2017 Albuquerque contra dance schedule

Albuquerque Contra Dances
1st and 3rd Saturdays
Abq Square Dance Center unless otherwise noted
7:00 pm – Lesson, 7:30-10:30 – Dancing
Member $8, Non-members $9, Students half price, Under 12 free
Credit Cards Accepted!
 Date  Caller  Band
 Jan 7 Kris Jensen Abq Megaband
 Jan 21 Erik Erhardt (contra) and Rikud Dance Troupe (klezmer) Joint Klezmer & Contra Dance with Rebbe’s Orchestra (klezmer) and The Thrifters (contra)
 Feb 4 Ben Werner Cheap Shots
 Feb 18 Sherilyn Urben Abq Megaband
 Mar 4 Merri RUdd Adobe Brothers
 Mar 18 Ben Werner Rusty Tap
 Apr 1 Sage Assembly English Ball with Wendy Graham and Ladies at Play
 Apr 15 Lewis Land Abq Megaband
May 6 Cancelled Cancelled (No Hall)
 May 20 Kris Jensen String Theory
May 26 -29 FolkMADness Dance Camp Weekend
Jun 3 Folk Festival: workshops and jams.

Beginner’s contra workshop by Ben Werner.

Evening contra dance with Megaband and caller Erik Erhardt

June 17 Marj Mullany Virginia Creepers
July 1 Erik Erhardt SyGyZy
July 15 Marj Mullany Boxwood Consort
July 29 Special 5th Saturday Dance!

Erik Erhardt and Adobe Brothers

Challenging Figures and Unusual Formations (Advanced Dance)
Aug 5 Ben Werner Abq Megaband
Aug 19 Cancelled Cancelled (No Hall)
Sept 2 Lewis Land Cheap Shots
Sept 16 Kris Jensen Boxwood Consort
Oct 7 Ben Werner Avourneen (Denver CO band)
Oct 21 Sherilyn Urben Abq Megaband
Oct 27-29 Boo Camp at Hummingbird Music Camp, Jemez Springs NM. More info TBA
Nov 4 Kris Jensen Virginia Creepers
Nov 18 Marj Mullany Cheap Shots
Dec 2 TBA SyGyZy
Dec 16 TBA Abq Megaband
Jan 6 Merri Rudd TBA