Folk Dancing Meetups

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A monthly event in the heart of Brighton on the first Friday of every month. From 8pm - 11pm you can enjoy raucous celtic dancing with live band & caller in a beautiful building with helpful staff serving awesome ale. Perfect for anyone who's new to

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This group is for people who love to dance, listen to live music, get plenty of exercise, and make new friends!  Typically we get about 60-80 people per dance night. This is a great place for beginning dancers to explore new fun and experienced dance

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Contra Dancers
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The North Texas Traditional Dance Society (NTTDS) was chartered in 1986 as a non-profit educational organization to promote a better understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. It is an affil

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Dance Gypsies
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Mostly Waltz invites you to an afternoon of dance to beautiful live music. In addition to the waltzes, the program includes other couple dances, such as swing, tango, polka, one-step, schottische, fox-trot, No partner or experience is needed. Your

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Contra dance is a kind of social dance with live music where a caller teaches the figures.  You don't need to come with a partner, and while there is a short lesson before each of our dances it's optional.  Most people learn contra dancing by doing i

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contra dancers
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There are over 100 people Contra Dancing in Atlanta Every Friday Night. We're talking: Live music, Friendly people, Lots of Fun, and only $10... Here are some YouTube videos that show Atlanta dances: with Elftones, Dancing-Tigers, New-Years, Great Li

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Happy Dancers
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Dance to an Indian Folk dance! With explosive rhythms and dynamic flair, it's no surprise that Bhangra and Bollywood, which both hail from India, are increasingly popular styles of dance in the US. You may have noticed this fresh injection of Indian

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Do you enjoy dancing to live music? Do you enjoy a lot of swinging in your dancing? Do you like going to dances that build a sense of community among its participants? Then you'll want to come to a contra dance! Contra dance has its origins in Englis

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Circle Dancing is open to everyone. Circle dances are choreographed to different styles of music and rhythms, they can be rather lively or meditative - most of them are deeply rooted in various traditions of folk dances from around the world. No expe

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Discover the reels, jigs and strathspeys of Scottish Country Dancing (SCD), and find out why British psychologists have claimed that Scottish Country Dancing is better than sex!* You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy doing the dances from Scotland.

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April 17, 2015

New England Irish Set Dancers is a group for any and all who are interested in Irish Set Dancing. All skill levels are welcome. No partner needed. Set dancing is Irish folk dancing (social dancing) and is a fun way to exercise, socialize, and meet ot

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Set Dancers
April 6, 2015

Group of people passionate about Southern Italian and European (mainly French) folk dances.Join us to be updated about:-our weekly class at Moving Arts Mt Airy (every Saturday until June 20th, except Memorial-day Weekend) -live music and dance events

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dancers
April 6, 2015

Looking for a fun, social activity in a friendly environment with engaging and lively music? Come try Scottish Country Dancing! We meet on Thursday evenings from 7-9 in the heart of Williamsburg to learn and enjoy the traditional social dances of S

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Scottish Country Dancers
April 1, 2015

We practice and perform English Morris Dancing, an exciting, vigorous folk dance that was old in Shakespeare's time.  But you don't have to be old to be a Morris dancer.  A good level of fitness, some sense of keeping time to music, and a sense of hu

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Dancers and Musicians
March 24, 2015

We are an established performing group looking to expand our membership. Come and try out this noisy, high-energy folk dance from England. There is nothing delicate about this dance. Strength, rhythm, humor… these things are useful for morris dancing

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Dancers
March 22, 2015

NYC's only Gender Role-Free Contra Dance. Contra Dance is a traditional American folk dance which requires no prior dance training or experience—if you can walk, you can Contra Dance. Traditional Contra Dancing is done with "Ladies and Gents" but at

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contra dancers
March 20, 2015

Learn the most popular Irish Dance in Ireland today. Nearly every village, town or city in Ireland holds set dances weekly. Like American Square Dance to traditional Irish music, this is for all ages, here and abroad. Get ready for your trip to Irela

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Irish Dancers
March 17, 2015

Who? We are a fun-loving group of people, of all ages, young and not-so-young, singles and couples, dancers and newcomers. No experienced needed, this group is for anyone who wants to join in - everyone can learn to dance and we regularly prove this

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February 22, 2015

We meet on Tuesday evenings in Greenville's East side, for dancing and dance lessons from 6:30 until 8:30 and afterwards relax with tea, cookies and fellowship. The group is made up of all ages from singles to family groups. It is an active group, ke

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Scottish Country Dancers
February 6, 2015

The South Coast Folk Society provides opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to experience the joy of making music or dancing to it. If you can walk, you can contra dance. Anyone can sing out of our songbooks at sing-along. Our Irish sess

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