Contra Dance: Whirling the Night Away

On Saturday, October 24, I went to St. Paul’s Memorial United Methodist Church for my first Contra Dance experience, hosted by the South Bend Contra Dancers. As I pulled into the parking lot my nerves were overwhelming me as I noticed there was very few other vehicles, indicating I was probably one of the first…

Contra Dance Sound Recordings: October 24, 2015

         These recording represent some of the variety in the music and dance moves used in the South Bend Contra Dances. Before each dance began, the caller gave general instructions on what the moves were.         The sound clip “Left Hand Star, Teach” is an example of the caller,…