Event Series West African Drum & Dance w/Jordan Taylor Hill

West African Drum & Dance w/Jordan Taylor Hill

The Albany Barn 56 Second St., Albany, NY, United States

Monday nights 6-6:45pm African Drumming class, 6:45-7:30pm African Dance classAt the Albany Barn, 56 Second St. Albany, NY Admission is a per-class sliding-scale donation (students usually pay $10-$20).Enjoy traditional music and dance from Guinea, Senegal, and the African Diaspora. Open level youth to adult classes. No experience needed and a limited number of drums are available […]


Event Series Outreach & Grant-Funded Events

Dancing/Music at the Upper Madison Street Fair

Steamer 10 Theatre 500 Western Ave., Albany, New York, United States

The DFO is sponsoring a Contra band and caller at the Upper Madison Street Festival and asked us to help promote to our members. There will also be a swing band and it's the same day as the Capital English Country Dancers so a great opportunity to do 3 types of dance in 1 day! […]

Event Series Capital English Country Dancers

Capital English Country Dancers

First Universalist Unitarian Society of Albany (Albany UU) 405 Washington Ave., Albany, NY

Capital English Country Dancers CECD recently celebrated 30 years of dancing!For more information contact CapitalECD@gmail.com, 518-477-5684 Capital English Country Dancers is an Affiliate of the DanceFlurry Organization and a member of […]

Event Series Albany 1st Friday Swing Dance

Albany 1st Friday Swing Dance

Albany Elks Lodge 25 South Allen Street, Albany, NY, United States

Free Swing Dance Lesson followed by open dancing to the band.* 7-8pm - Free Swing Lesson by pro Jason Fenton. No partner needed.* 8-11pm - Dance to Mark Gamsjager and the Lustre Kings Albany Elks, 25 S Allen St, Albany, NY 12208 (1 block south of Rt. 20 Madison/Western)Spacious, attractive A/C hall (plus 2 large […]

N.Y. State Sacred Harp Convention

Hubbard Hall 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, NY, United States

Dear Singing Friends, The Albany, NY area shape-note singers are thrilled to invite you to our convention on Saturday, October 15, 2022. We will be singing from The Sacred Harp, […]

Event Series Cajun/Zydeco Dance

Cajun/Zydeco Dance

First Universalist Unitarian Society of Albany (Albany UU) 405 Washington Ave., Albany, NY

Great live music!  Great fun–and no partner needed! Lesson at 7:00*          Dance from 7:30-10:30 $18 General Public  |    $17 DFO members COVID Procedures: Proof of COVID vaccination required, contact info will be collected, masks welcome.  Please don’t come if you don’t feel well.  COVID requirements will be continually reevaluated & subject to change.  Dances are […]

Event Series Tri-City Folk Dancers

Tri-City Folk Dancers

Schenectady YWCA 44 Washington Ave., Schenectady, New York, United States

After two and a half years of dancing outdoors and with continually changing restrictions, we are back in our Schenectady YWCA “home” and ready to welcome back former and new […]

Event Series Albany Contradance

Albany Contradance

Albany Elks Lodge 25 South Allen Street, Albany, NY, United States

Albany Contra’s next dance will be on Friday, Nov 11 at the Albany Elks Lodge.Music by Starling (Mo Brachfeld & Jared Kirkpatrick) with caller Bob Isaacs Beginner lesson starts at […]

$8 – $25

Event Series Capital District Megaband

Capital District Megaband Rehearsal

Celtic Hall 430 New Karner Rd., Albany, United States

Are you an intermediate to advanced musician, ready to play up to dance speed, and looking for a new direction and challenge? You, too, can be part of the Megaband! Learn from one of the most highly-respected fiddlers in the northeast, and hone your skills as a dance musician! The Capital District Megaband is a […]