Most Wednesdays - 7:30-10:30
Beginners Lesson at 7pm - bring your friends!

Newcomers and beginners ALWAYS welcome!
Intro lesson at 7pm at every dance

FREE ADMISSION for new dancers who attend Intro Lesson!

Masonic Lodge 99 Main Street - Amherst, MA

(near the Black Sheep Deli and the Police Station)

Admission: $10-15, Students: $8, High School: $6

Please bring water and clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the wood floor.

This is a Fragrance-Free and Substance-Free event. Please refrain from wearing scented products. Dances are smoke, drug and alcohol free.

Dance Schedule

February 14, 2018 - No Dance

February 21, 2018

Music: Party of Three

Calling: Alex Deis-Lauby

Neil Pearlman - piano, mandolin, banjo
Lilly Pearlman - fiddle
Joe DePaulo - drums

February 28, 2018

Music: Cedar Stanistreet, David Cantieni, and Roger Kahle

Calling: George Marshall

Cedar - fiddle
David - flute, sax, bombarde
Roger - guitar

March 7, 2018

Music: Jesse Ball, Eileen O’Grady, and Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin

Calling: Melanie Axel-Lute

Jesse Ball - guitar, feet
Eileen O'Grady - fiddle
Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin - accordion & piano

March 14, 2018 - No Dance

March 21, 2018

Music: Larry Unger and George Wilson

Calling: Carl Levine

George - fiddle
Larry - guitar, banjo, jaw harp

March 28, 2018

Music: Cosmic Otters

Calling: Gaye Fifer

Jonathan Whitall - fiddle & piano
Eric Schedler - accordion, piano & banjo
Meg Dedolph - guitar & percussion

April 4, 2018

Music: Wry Bred

Calling: Rich Sbardella

Julie Sorcek - flute, saxophone
Mickey Koth - fiddle
Robert Messore - guitar

April 11, 2018 - No Dance

April 18, 2018

Music: REELation

Calling: Woody Lane

Carol Bittenson - Fiddle
Alex Cumming - Accordion/Piano
Steve Bittenson - Frets
Rick Kaufman - Bass

April 25, 2018

Music: Shindy

Calling: TBA

Randy Miller - fiddle
Roger Kahle - guitar

May 2, 2018

Music: Swallowtail

Calling: George Marshall and Tim VanEgmond

David Cantieni - flute, sax
Ron Grosslein - fiddle, mando
George Marshall - concertina, bodhran
Timm Triplett - piano
Tim VanEgmond - hammered dulcimer

May 9, 2018 - No Dance

May 16, 2018

Music: The Dam Beavers

Calling: Jacqui Grennan

Ben Schreiber - fiddle
Scotty Leach - piano

Click here to download a PDF of the current Amherst flyer

Dances organized by Amherst Area Contradances, a group of local dance enthusiasts. For information, Click HERE

This dance series is funded in part by the New Leaders, Good Leaders Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society


All Dances
No Partner
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