Albuquerque Events

Upcoming Contra Dance Schedule – See Calendar for more details

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 TBA Cheap Shots
Dec 2 TBA SyGyZy
Dec 16 TBA Abq Megaband
Jan 6 Merri Rudd TBA

Upcoming Elegant English and Contra Dance – Second Sunday

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Elegant English and Contra Dance
2nd Sundays
Abq Square Dance Center unless otherwise noted
7:00-9:30
Member $8, Non-members $9, Students half price, Under 12 free
 Date  Caller  Band
Jan 8 Kit French SyZyGy
Feb 12 Merri Rudd & Kit French Kindred Spirits
Mar 12 Noralyn Parsons Kindred Spirits
Apr 1 Sage Assembly Ball with Wendy Graham and Ladies at Play
Apr 10 Cancelled
May 14 Sherilyn Urben Purfling (Juli Palladino, Gary Mayhew, Scott Mathis, and Linda Askew)
Summer Break
Sept 10 Kit French and Kris Jensen Edith Boulevard (Deb Bluestone and Clara Byom)
Oct 8 Noralyn Parsons Kindred Spirits
Nov 12 TBA TBA
Dec 10 Noralyn Parsons and Ben Werner TBA

Locations:

Albuquerque Square Dance Center
4915 Hawkins St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Map | Event info

Heights Community Center
823 Buena Vista Dr SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Map | Event info


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