Next Meetup

Contra dance with Pepperjack; Jean Gorrindo calling!
Come dance to the exciting music of Pepperjack! Derry Akin, Jess Newman and Scott Jespersen are always on the hunt for cool new tunes that make you want to dance, and they'll play them with all the energy and innovation you'd expect from the younger generation that love keeping things fresh and fun. Check out their video: Jean Gorrindo will be up from San Luis Obispo to call the dances, and she never disappoints. Count on her to keep the program varied, the energy high, and to be attentive to the needs of the hall. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WHERE: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church,[masked]rd Ave (corner of 43rd & Judah) in San Francisco. TIME: 8:00pm-11:00pm (FREE beginner/newcomer lesson at 7:30pm) MUSIC: Pepperjack (Derry Akin, Jess Newman, Scott Jespersen) CALLER: Jean Gorrindo (SLO) PRICES: $10 BACDS members ($12 for non-members), $6 students or low-income ---------------------------------------------------------------- New to Contra dancing? New to OUR dance? No worries - just check out . Visit our Facebook page: Upcoming events: see our schedule at Saturday, November 3 Caller: Kelsey Hartman Band: Chris Knepper, Christopher Jacoby, Josh Van Vliet Saturday, November 17 Caller: Yoyo Zhou Band: Countercurrent [WA]

St. Paul's church/dance hall

1399 43rd Avenue · San Francisco, CA

What we're about

Meet new people, enjoy getting your exercise, dance to great live
music – all at the San Francisco Contra Dance! If you like to dance,
you will love Contra dancing. The most social type of dancing you can
find - it is not necessary to come with a partner – everyone can and
does ask everyone to dance. A free beginner’s lesson precedes every
dance, and all dances are taught.

What you can expect at the San Francisco Contra Dance:

Friendly people of all ages and persuasions – young and old, married, couples, single, alone or with friends
LBGT friendly
Live music from various traditions - Celtic and American fiddle traditions, Irish to Old Time to contemporary
Special theme dances such as gender-free, techno, community band and more
Free delicious snacks at the break
New dancers are always welcome.
Affordable, social, healthy fun!

Some links to check out Contra dancing on You Tube:

An introductory video:
The San Francisco dance:
More dancing:

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