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

No Dances in June, July or August 2018!  See you in the fall!

Date Caller Band
Saturday.           September 1 Janine Smith  Critton Hollow String Band

  • Joe Herrmann: fiddle
  • Sam Herrmann: hammered dulcimer, mandolin
  • Joe Fallon: bass
  • David McLaughlin: guitar
October 6
Anne Lutun Alexander Mitchell and friends

  • Alexander Mitchell: fiddle
November 3
Bill Wellington Devine Comedy

  • Steve Hickman: fiddle
  • John Devine : guitar
  • Marty Taylor: flute, concertina
Saturday, December 1
Susan Taylor
  • Elke Baker: fiddle
  • Paul Oorts : guitar, mandolin, accordion

Annual Holiday potluck at 6pm!

Saturday,     January 5 Janine Smith Fiddle Retreat Open Band with

  • Rachel Eddy, Jaige Trudel, Pascal Gemme:fiddle
  • Bradley Kolodner:banjo
  • Adam Broome: guitar
  • And a multitude of other great musicians on a variety of instruments
Saturday, February 2 Andrea Nettleton      Triple Helix

    • Alexander Mitchell: fiddle
    • Keith Gillis : guitar
    • Coleen Reed: flute, saxophone
March 2
Ron Buchanan The Boneshakers

  • Joe DeZarn: fiddle
  • Gina Faber: mandolin, guitar, fiddle, bodhran
  • Paul Hammerton: guitar
  • Ralph Gordon: bass
March 23 
Melissa Running, English Dance

Daytime workshop

See Blog for info!

Oorts-Wiesler Orchestra

  • Paul Oorts: mando, guitar, bass, accordion
  • Dave Wiesler, piano, guitar
  • Students of the English Dance class…