Central Coast Country Dance Society

2018 Contra Dance Schedule

All dances (unless otherwise noted) are held at the Odd Fellows Hall
520 Dana Street, San Luis Obispo. Click here for directions and a map.
Date Caller Band Notes
Friday-Sunday
January 12-14, 2018
Cis Hinkle, Frannie Marr, Jeremy Korr Jigjazz, Maivish, Riptide

Contra Carnivale!

SLO Vets' Hall. A few spaces left! Submit an application. For more info, email carnivale@cccds.org.
Saturday
February 10, 2018
Jacqui Grennan (Los Angeles) Foggy Bay String Band (Los Osos, San Luis Obispo) FREE Contra Clinic 5:00 - 6:00pm. Jean Gorrindo teaches this hour long lesson which goes into greater depth about the art of contra dancing. Many of the more complex figures, such as contra corners, moving on the diagonal, and leaving the minor set are covered in this lesson, designed for ALL LEVELS of experience. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend, both to help newer dancers AND increase their own skill set. The usual contra dance intro at 6:30. Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
March 10, 2018
Phil Curnow (Cayucos) Growling Old Geezers (Arroyo Grande) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
April 14, 2018
Jean Gorrindo (Los Osos) BLAM! (Monterey) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
May 12, 2018
Lynn Ackerson (Oakland) Gillie Wheezels (Morro Bay, Los Osos) FREE Contra Clinic 5:00 - 6:00pm. Jean Gorrindo teaches this hour long lesson which goes into greater depth about the art of contra dancing. Many of the more complex figures, such as contra corners, moving on the diagonal, and leaving the minor set are covered in this lesson, designed for ALL LEVELS of experience. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend, both to help newer dancers AND increase their own skill set. The usual contra dance intro at 6:30. Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
June 9, 2018
Kelsey Hartman (Hayward) Calamity House (Los Osos, Cayucos) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
July 14, 2018
Jean Gorrindo (Los Osos) Rhythm Method (Los Angeles) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
August 11, 2018
Jean Gorrindo (Los Osos) Growling Old Geezers (Arroyo Grande) FREE Contra Clinic 5:00 - 6:00pm. Jean Gorrindo teaches this hour long lesson which goes into greater depth about the art of contra dancing. Many of the more complex figures, such as contra corners, moving on the diagonal, and leaving the minor set are covered in this lesson, designed for ALL LEVELS of experience. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend, both to help newer dancers AND increase their own skill set. The usual contra dance intro at 6:30. Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
September 8, 2018
Jim Saxe (Santa Clara) Calamity House (Los Osos, Cayucos) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
October 13, 2018
Andy Shore (Cupertino) Foggy Bay String Band (Los Osos, San Luis Obispo) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
November 10, 2018
Jean Gorrindo (Los Osos) Star Thistle (Sacramento) FREE Contra Clinic 5:00 - 6:00pm. Jean Gorrindo teaches this hour long lesson which goes into greater depth about the art of contra dancing. Many of the more complex figures, such as contra corners, moving on the diagonal, and leaving the minor set are covered in this lesson, designed for ALL LEVELS of experience. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend, both to help newer dancers AND increase their own skill set. The usual contra dance intro at 6:30. Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
December 8, 2018
Jean Gorrindo (Los Osos) Gillie Wheezels (Morro Bay, Los Osos) Contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free