Albany Contra Fest will bring The Organic Family Band to Albany for three dances, all with SUPERB caller Bob Isaacs. Bob is well-known in the Capital District (and nationally), having called at the Albany dance many times. The Organic Family Band, a four-some from Baltimore, played the very late-night session of the Brattleboro Dawn Dance in September. It is great music, and coming to Albany!
The Contra Fest begins with the Albany Contradances! session on Friday, November 8, and continues with two dances on Saturday, November 9.
The Saturday afternoon dance will be a “challenge” contra, which is to say that it will be intended for experienced dancers.
All admissions will be a la carte* and all dances will be at the Albany Elks Lodge.
Friday evening – November 8th: 8-11 pm ($12; students w/ ID: $8)
Saturday Afternoon dance – November 9th: 2-5 pm ($12; students w/ ID: $8)
This afternoon session will have **challenging dances for experienced dancers**.
Saturday Evening dance – November 9th: 7:30 pm Waltzes) 8-11:15 pm Contras ($15; students w/ ID: $10)
Package deal for all three dances: $35* ($20 students w/ ID)
*Discounts for DFO members. Lovely hall with sprung floor.
Albany Elks Club, South Allen Street, Albany, NY, 12208