St. Patrick’s Day contra with Irish dances led by Piper Call and Jonathan King calling contra to the music of Category 5
Jenny and The Stray Dogs at The Dancing Fish
John Rogers is calling on March 18 to the music of Jenny and The Stray Dogs, seasoned musicians of old-time, barn dance, string band, contradance tunes, and country waltzes based in Tampa, Florida.
This Weekend’s Dance Schedule with Nova & Smooth Flava
This buzz is all about Nova performing this Friday and Saturday at The Dancing Fish together with our own beloved caller Angela DeCarlis of Melrose
Coming contra events in March
Angela DeCarlis calls March 3/4 to the music of Nova, hailing from Scotland, Québec, and Vermont. GODS dances resume on 3rd Fridays. And more!
Saturday Feb 18: Katie Zanders calling
Katie Zanders calls contra dances at The Dancing Fish. Taters in the Sandy Land is: Bill Dudley on guitar Kathie Aagaard on fiddle Wes Maluk on banjo and percussion and Rich Crew on fiddle and recorder
Feb 10/11: Here come Will Mentor & The Old-Time Superstars again!
Enjoy challenging contra and square dances with Will Mentor and the Old-Time Superstars Feb 10 & 11, 2023.
Arrive early — Dancing Fish opens at 5 pm!
Saturday dances start at 6:00 pm! In fact, Saturday dances at The Dancing Fish start as early as 5 pm when the barn opens to the vaccinated public. Arrive early to warm up to ambient waltz music (recorded). Try to
This Month: Joe DePaolo & Katie’s Contradiction * Florida Snowball
Jan 6-7: Mary Wesley & The Figments
More of New England’s finest musical artists are coming to The Dancing Fish along with Gainesville’s own Wanda Lloyd and Smooth Flava dance troupe for a rollicking weekend with contra dancing to high-powered music, line dancing with Smooth Flava and potluck dinner for all.
Global Peace Dance on New Year’s Eve
A participatory spiritual event honoring all world sacred traditions with singing & circle dancing for men & women of all faiths. No experience needed: everything will be taught in the moment.