THE DANCE GYPSIES BLOG
This is the Charlotte Dance Gypsies blog, where we share all things contra!
After 10 years and many memories at Chantilly Hall, the building was sold and we were in need of a new dance hall. Lucky for us, we found a new space just five minutes away at Caldwell Memorial Presbyterian Church. The last Monday dance at Chantilly was...read more
Playing with Fyre featuring musicians Cailen Campbell, George Paul, and Rob Zisette are playing the last Monday night dance at Chantilly Hall. A collective of local callers will call the dances with a walt beginning at 7:30pm!read more
It’s that time of year for GYPSY MELTDOWN 2017 – SHAM-ROCK TO THE CONTRA BEAT! This years weekend dance will be held March 17, 18 and 19, 2017 at is usual location – Camp Thunderbird, Lake Wylie, SC. Click here to go to the Eventbrite page for...read more
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