Unless otherwise noted below, all dances are held at 8 p.m. at the War Memorial Building at the corner of German and King Street in Shepherdstown, West Virginia (see map). Visit our contacts page to link to a real human being if you have questions. Contra dance workshops begin at 7:30. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes for the dance.  Potluck snacks at the break, bring something to share!

$8 for members over age 12 (become a member)
$12 for nonmembers over age 12
$5 for dancers under age 12

Dance Schedule 2019-2020

Due to the Corona Virus, we have cancelled our April Dance.  We will decide about May, in early April.  Stay safe and healthy!


Date Caller Band
Saturday.           September 7 Greg Frock  J-Walk!

  • Jakob Raitzyk: fiddle, feet
  • Jared Kirkpatrick: keyboard, mandolin, fiddle, feet
October 5
Abigail Hobart Maivish

  • Jaige Trudel: fiddle
  • Adam Broome: guitar
  • Matthew Olwell: flute, feet
November 2
Bill Wellington  

  • Alexander Mitchell (fiddle)
  • Henry Koretzky (mandolin, guitar)
  • Ralph Gordon (bass)
Saturday, December 7
Susan Taylor Critton Hollow String Band

  • Joe Herrmann: fiddle
  • Sam Herrmann:hammered dulcimer, mandolin
  • Joe Fallon: banjo, bass, melodeon
  • Pete Gordon: guitar

Annual Holiday potluck at 6pm! 40th Anniversary Party!  Don’t Miss it!!

Saturday,     January 4 Janine Smith Fiddle Retreat Open Band with

  • Erynn Marshall, Lisa Ornstein, Elke Baker:fiddle
  • Carl Jones:banjo
  • Dave Wiesler: guitar, piano
  • And a multitude of other great musicians on a variety of instruments
Saturday, February 1 Brian Hamshar Strings with Wings

  • Barb Schmid: fiddle
  • Todd Clewell: guitar, fiddle
Saturday,  March 7 Ron Buchanan The Bouncers

  • Jim Harrington: accordion
  • TJ Crowe: mandolin
  • Richard Adams: horns and bass
  • Bill Wellington: banjo
Saturday,   April 4 Cancelled CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS
Saturday,     May 2 TBC Alexander Mitchell and Friends

  • Alexander Mitchell: fiddle
  • TBC
No Summer  Dances  This Season… See you in September!