|Covid Precautions: All attendees must be fully vaccinated and boostered, when eligible. Proof of vaccination is required. Please email a photo or scan of your vaccination card to ThursdayNightDance@neffa.
Location: The Concord Scout House, 74 Walden St., Concord, MA
7:30 PM-10:00 PM, introductory pre-dance workshop at 7:10pm
We no longer require pre-registration—pay at the door (cash or check). We still require vax and masks!
Doors open at 6:45. If we don’t have your vax information, you can save time by submitting it to ThursdayNightDance@neffa.
Admission: $10-15, sliding scale.
We have the talent!
- March 16 Sue Rosen and Dogtown (Becky Miller, Norb Spencer, and Avi Randall )
- March 30 George Marshall and Eloise & Co (Becky Tracy, Rachel Bell, and Bethany Waickman) Special dance tonight! We are happy to host members of the National Folk Organization for their annual conference of folk dancers from around the country.
- April 6 Dereck Kalish and The Dead Sea Squirrels (Cathy Mason, Craig Edwards, and Henry Yoshimura)
- April 20 Neffa Caller Showcase and River Road (Jesse Ball, Sarah-Hadley Yakir, and Kristen Planeaux) Join us for our Pre-Festival cavalcade of callers!
May 4 Dereck Kalish with Julie Metcalf, Dan Africk, and Max Newman
May 18 Steve Zakon-Anderson with Rose Jackson, Oliver Scanlon, Sam Zakon-Anderson, and Max Newman
June 1 Lisa Greenleaf and Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford, Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman)
June 15 Will Mentor with Charlie Pilzer, Rose Jackson, Rebecca Weiss
July 6 Lucia Watson and Crossover (Len Bittenson, Carol Bittenson, and Alex Cumming)
July 20 Don Veino and Kingfisher (Cecilia Vacante and Jeff Kaufman)
Aug 3 Tony Parkes and Anadama (Emily Troll, Amelia Mason, and Bethany Waickman)
Aug 17 Wendy Graham with Amy Larkin Band
Sep 7 Sue Rosen with Audrey Jaber and Bruce Rosen
Sep 21 George Marshall and Calico (Eric Boodman, Casey Murray, and Jesse Ball)
Oct 5 Ben Sachs-Hamilton with a Cedar Stanistreet Band
Oct 19 Dereck Kalish with Dave Langford and Colin McCaffrey
Nov 2 Lisa Greenleaf and Red Case Band (Clara Stickney, Stuart Kenney, max newman, and Matt Kenney)
Nov 16 Steve Zakon-Anderson with Molly Tucker, Casey Murray, and Sam Zakon-Anderson
Dec 7 Julian Blechner and The Dead Sea Squirrels
Dec 21 Will Mentor and Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford, Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman)
We use Larks/Robins role terms.This dance is sponsored by NEFFA. We are a diverse community of friendly people who enjoy and promote the lively tradition of contra dance. Please read our code of conduct: Dance Etiquette and Safety.
Watch contra dance videos! Video #1 Video #2
We will cancel the dance if we feel that weather conditions would make for unsafe travel, or if community Covid levels become too high.
No animals (other than service animals) are allowed in the building.
Check the NEFFA homepage for weather-related notices
Lost and Found - All Thursday Lost and Found items will be retained at the Concord Scout House for a period of time.
Bookings (contact Lisa Greenleaf laleaf AT gmail DAHT com)