Memphis Contra Dancers

Community Dance for All

Third Friday Waltz

Upcoming Dances

About Our Dances

Memphis Contra Dances are on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Fridays of the month. A learner's session at 7pm covers the basics of the dance. Live music and dancing starts at 7:30. Dance ends at approximately 9:40.


We do not charge admission at the door; we ask for a tip for the band. Pay what you can (most dances charge $7-$12).

Spring 2017


Friday // April 21
Third Friday Waltz
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday // April 28
Reel McCoy
Caller Russell Johnson
Lesson: 7:00 pm / Dance: 7:30 pm

Third Friday every month: We welcome individuals and couples. We waltz to some of the best recorded music, stopping to give informal lessons by request, in Idlewild's beautiful Fellowship Hall. It's free.

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