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Enjoy One More Month’s Access
to Flurry’21 Video!

If you purchased a full ticket to the 2021 Flurry Festival, you have access to the archival video from Dancing in the Cloud through 8/14/21.
Over 125 sessions are available for your viewing pleasure!


With the exception of the Adirondack Dance Weekend, in-person sponsored events are currently suspended until it’s safe for our community to gather again. Decisions about resuming events will be based on the recommendations of local health officials and on the policy of the hosting venues.  Please check the calendar page for information about events.


MONTHLY DANCE SERIES

Cajun/Zydeco & Swing dances

Albany First Friday Swing Dance, each month, all year

Cajun/Zydeco Dance, Begins again in October, 4th Saturdays!

Savoy Diamond Dance, swing and more, 7:30-11 PM, 3rd Fridays (except Feb. when they’re at the Flurry)

Contra, Community, & Family Dances

Albany Contradances! , Sept.-June on the 2nd and 5th Fridays.  See also the ContraFest! which happens in November

Buhrmaster Barn Contra Dances  Will begin again in May and run through September

Contra Fest!  Friday evening through Saturday evening, November 8-9th

Clifton Park Contras  Third Saturdays beginning in September

Family Dances, Sunday fun for all ages!

North Berkshire Community Dance, 2nd Saturdays in Williamstown, MA

Old Songs Community Barn Dance, First Saturdays from November to May!  Sponsored by our colleagues at Old Songs, a fellow organization promoting traditional music and dance.

Troy Barn Dance Experience  A new dance series in downtown Troy

English Country Dances

Capital English Country Dancers first Sundays, Oct.-May

Stockade Assembly, for experienced English Country dancers in December and May.

Troy English Country dance workshops

 

TRADITIONAL MUSIC

Albany Sacred Harp (Shape Note) Singing, every Wednesday in Schenectady (except for some special sessions at the Shaker Heritage Society Meeting House)

Capital District Megaband  For intermediate to advanced musicians, ready to play up to dance speed and looking for a new direction and a challenge

SPECIAL EVENTS

Adirondack Dance Weekend Contra & English Country Dances at the scenic Silver Bay YMCA, Lake George — Sept. 17-19, 2021

Albany Lindy & Blues (And Swimming) ALBS, dances, workshops, house parties, hopefully in 2022.

Contra Fest!  Friday evening through Saturday evening -a  short festival that’s long on great music and dance. Not taking place in 2021.

The Flurry Festival  More dance and music than you can imagine in one great weekend — February 18, 19, & 20, 2022

Hubbard Hall Community Dance  A variety of events during the year, including a pre-Flurry Festival warm up session.  Freight Depot Theater, Cambridge.

Outreach and Grant-Funded Programs — The DFO is out and about engaging new audiences and helping to support events sponsored by other organizations.

Stockade Assembly, for experienced English Country dancers in December and May.