Central Coast Country Dance Society

2017 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 13-15, 2017
Bev Bernbaum, Erik Weberg, Erik Hoffman Notorious, Joyride, Clew Bay

Contra Carnivale!

SLO Vets' Hall. A few spaces left! Submit an application. For more info, email carnivale@cccds.org.
Saturday
February 11, 2017
Jean Gorrindo, Los Osos Traditude (John Weed, Stuart Mason and Christa Burch), Carmel Valley, Los Osos, Irvine 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 11, 2017
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
April 8, 2017
John Rogers, Los Angeles 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
May 13, 2017
Jean Gorrindo, Los Osos Star Thistle, Sacramento Potluck at 5pm, membership meeting at 5:30pm, contra dance intro at 6:30pm, Dance 7:00-10:00, $10, Members $5, Students with ID $5, Ages 16 and under free
Saturday
June 10, 2017
Kelsey Hartman, Hayward 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
July 8, 2017
Jean Gorrindo, Los Osos Calamity House, Los Osos, Cayucos 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
August 12, 2017
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
September 9, 2017
Jacqui Ann Grennan, Los Angeles 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 14, 2017
Jean Gorrindo, Los Osos 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
November 11, 2017
Jean Gorrindo, Los Osos 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
December 9, 2017
Lynn Ackerson, Oakland 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