THE DANCE GYPSIES BLOG
This is the Charlotte Dance Gypsies blog, where we share all things contra!
BUDDY SYSTEM plays acoustic and electronic music for contra dances, techno contras, concerts, and festivals. Click here to hear them play. Noah VanNorstrand (fiddle, mandolin, foot percussion) and Julie Vallimont (piano, accordion, jawharp) have taken the...read more
An article on the benefits of contra dancing. Here's 11 reasons why I love to go contra dancing and why everyone should try this awesome dance form. 1. It’s easy. Every dance is walked through before the music starts. You're taught...read more
New dance buttons are in! Whether you’re a new dancer, experienced dancer or can dance both roles, we’ve got you covered! These buttons are meant to let others know in a quick and easy-to-read way on the dance floor, where you stand.read more
An article from the Charlotte Observer about the Dance Gypsies and contra dancing. "From artsy Asheville to Atlanta, New England and California, to this former elementary school in Charlotte’s Chantilly neighborhood, communities of contra dancers gather weekly for...read more