THE DANCE GYPSIES BLOG
This is the Charlotte Dance Gypsies blog, where we share all things contra!
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
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