Dance Dates
2017 — April | May | June and beyond
April 2017
DATEVENUECALLER & BAND & OTHER DETAILS
The schedule is tricky this month !!! the 1st Friday is after the 1st Saturday!!!
Monday evenings Colorado Springs English Mondays 6:45-9:00pm, International Dance Club, upper ballroom, 2422 Busch Ave, $6. April 24th is the quarterly ball
Denver Paul Somlo w/ Andy Reiner and Jon Sousa
Colorado Springs Patricia Danscen w/ Avourneen. Zesty dance for those with some contra dance experience and comfortable with a quick walk through
Grand Junction Ron Young w/ Fifth Reel and Don Paine. 7 pm workshop for new dancers, dance 7.30-10.30
Fort Collins Community Barn Dance: Bob Zuellig w/ Brownsville Thomcats, 8-11pm. Venue: Fusion Night Club, 351 Linden St. Details
May 2017
DATEVENUECALLER & BAND & OTHER DETAILS
Monday Wednesday evenings Colorado Springs English Mondays Wednesdays 6:45-9:00pm, International Dance Club, upper ballroom, 2422 Busch Ave, $6
Boulder Family Dance 6-7.30pm, live music, dances taught and led
Tina Field calls with music by the local Megaband
Glenwood Springs Patricia Danscen w/ Wooden Nickel String Band. 7-7.30pm lesson, then dancing to 10pm.
Fort Collins Ed Hall w/ Balance & Swing
Buena Vista Caller(s) from the area w/ Randy Barnes, Carole Barnes and local musicians. Enquiries: (719) 395-6704
Denver Christa Torrens w/ Purple Zephyr
Zesty! TBA w/ Sandra Wong and Rodney Sauer. Dance is 7-10pm
Fr Sa Su
19 20 21
Planter's Moon Festival web page, a cooperative weekend of traditional music and dance, w of Gold Hill in the foothills near Boulder. Contra dances and other dance. Workshops, sing-alongs, jam sessions, talent show.
Boulder Patricia Danscen w/ Larry Unger, Andrea Early Coen and Rodney Sauer
Colorado Springs Carol Fey w/ the Toe Dusters, lesson 7pm and dance 7.30
Fort Collins FOTD contra dance: Rick Smith w/ Larry Unger, Andrea Early Coen and Rodney Sauer
Fort Collins Community Barn Dance: Larry Edelman w/ the Valley Vagrants, Venue is Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House, 316 Willow St, $10. Note: capacity is 64 persons. A CROMA dance event, enquiries (970) 556‑3719 or
Salida Carol Fey w/ Restless Spirit. Venue: Town Hall, 330 Burnett Ave, Poncha Springs
Denver ECD Early American and English
FSSM
26-29
Long weekend - many local dancers travel to Seattle for days of contra dancing in the *Roadhouse* at Northwest FolkLife
Socorro (NM) for FolkMADness 2017: Lisa Greenleaf and Will Mentor calling with the music of Stingrays and Continental Drift. Contra, Square and English country and much more. Music and dance camp, meals and lodging included.
Denver Sam Smith w/ Avourneen
Westminstr No dance
June 2017
DATEVENUECALLER & BAND & OTHER DETAILS
Boulder During summer holidays there is no family dance
Paul Somlo calls with music by Jon Sousa and Andy Reiner
Denver ECD Summer break; no dance
Glenwood Springs Summer break; no dance
Fort Collins Christa Torrens w/ New Rhythm Rangers
Monday Wednesday evenings Colorado Springs English Mondays Wednesdays 6:45-9:00pm, International Dance Club, upper ballroom, 2422 Busch Ave, $6
Buena Vista Summer break; no dance
Denver Rick Smith w/ Balance & Swing
Zesty! Paul Somlo w/ Adam Agee and Jon Sousa. Dance is 7-10pm
Boulder Sam Smith w/ the Offbeats
Colorado Springs TBA w/ Junkyard Dogs, lesson 7pm and dance 7.30
Fort Collins FOTD contra dance: Helle Hill w/ TBA
Fort Collins Community Barn Dance: Patricia Danscen w/ the Valley Vagrants, Venue is Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House, 316 Willow St, $10. Note: capacity is 64 persons. A CROMA dance event, enquiries (970) 556‑3719 or
Denver Viki Lawrence w/ The Coffee People
Westminstr Ed Hall w/ the Tuney Loons
Fort Collins Waltz the evening away to the music of Delicate Balance
Boulder Waltz the evening away to the music of Deb Carstensen & friends
July 2017
DATEVENUECALLER & BAND & OTHER DETAILS
The schedule is tricky this month !!! the 1st Friday is after the 1st Saturday!!!
Fort Collins Viki Lawrence w/ Rodney Sauer & friends
Glenwood Springs Summer break; no dance
Monday evenings Colorado Springs English Mondays 6:45-9:00pm, International Dance Club, upper ballroom, 2422 Busch Ave, $6. No dance July 3rd.
Thu-Sun
5-9
nr Berthoud Rocky Mountain Old-Time Music Festival at Parrish Ranch at the base of the foothills. Camping and RV spaces available. Old time dances in the barn.
Boulder During summer holidays there is no family dance
TBA calls with music by TBA
Denver ECD Summer break; no dance
Zesty! TBA w/ Sandra Wong and Rodney Sauer. Dance is 7-10pm
Buena Vista Summer break; no dance
Denver Peter Johnson w/ Prairie Dog Picnic
Colorado Springs Helle Hill w/ New Rhythm Rangers, lesson 7pm and dance 7.30
Fort Collins Sam Smith w/ Prairie Dog Picnic
Boulder Dave Winston w/ TBA
Westminstr Patricia Danscen w/ Lizard Spring
Denver Helle Hill w/ the Buffleheads
Colorado Springs TBA w/ the Toe Dusters. Zesty dance for those with some contra dance experience and comfortable with a quick walk through
August 2017
DATEVENUECALLER & BAND & OTHER DETAILS
Boulder During summer holidays there is no family dance
Ron Young calls with music by Fifth Reel
Denver ECD Summer break; no dance
Glenwood Springs Summer break; no dance
Fort Collins Paul Somlo w/ Ragged Edge
Monday evenings Colorado Springs English Mondays 6:45-9:00pm, International Dance Club, upper ballroom, 2422 Busch Ave, $6
Buena Vista Summer break; no dance
Denver Ed Hall w/ the Dam Beavers: Ben Schreiber and Scotty Leach
Zesty! TBA w/ the Dam Beavers: Ben Schreiber and Scotty Leach. Dance is 7-10pm
Boulder TBA w/ TBA
Colorado Springs TBA w/ TBA , lesson 7pm and dance 7.30
Fort Collins Peter Johnson w/ the Offbeats
Denver TBA w/ Deb & the Pariahs
Westminstr Helle Hill w/ Restless Spirits

** -- Special dances and locales.
:( -- Dance rescheduled or cancelled
:) -- Something just as fun as the regular dance
Dances with callers or bands marked TBA are resolved as things fall into place. Regular dance schedules are filled in monthly, more or less. .