Contrastock

We are doing it again!  10+ hours of contra dancing!  A premier contra dance event, featuring nationally renowned bands and callers and an amazing dance hall with a sprung wood floor.   

Contrastock 8 (2018)

Bands:  Elixir,  Maivish,  Wake Up Robin

Callers:  Will Mentor,  Nils Fredland,  Susan Michaels

When: September 23, 2018 from 1pm to 11pm.    There is a break between 6pm and 7pm for the contra dance world's best potluck.

The 8th annual full day of dancing will feature three amazing bands and callers, with hours and hours of blissful dancing! 

Maivish, featuring Adam Broom on guitar and Jaige Trudel on fiddle, with Matthew Olwell on flutes; 

Wake Up Robin, with their acclaimed new CD, features Audrey Knuth on fiddle, Noah VanNorstrand on fiddle, Amy Englesberg on piano and Andrew VanNorstrand on guitar, 

Elixir; Ethan Hazzard Watkins on fiddle, Anna Patton on clarinet, Owen Morrison on guitar, Jesse Hazzard Watkins on trumpet and Nils Fredland on trombone and calling. 

Callers: Nils Fredland, internationally renowned, California native (now of Seattle) Susan Michaels, and the co-founder of Contrastock, Will Mentor.

Please use fragrance sparingly or not at all. Contrastock is being called with the non- gendered dance role terms Larks and Ravens


Where: Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park.  Directions to Glen Echo Park

Admission: $35.00 for Members
$40.00 for General public
$25.00 for Student/Youth/Volunteer

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