Upcoming & Past Events


BRYANT PARK SQUARE DANCE
Sep
22
5:00 PM17:00

BRYANT PARK SQUARE DANCE

Come on down for live music, dancing, countrified lawn activities (including cornhole and trick-roping lessons), plus beer and wine and tasty grub curated by Hester Street Fair (for purchase).

DAVE HARVEY with TOM BAILEY, ELLERY MARSHALL, ANNA ROBERTS-GEVALT & JASON SYPHER

Dave Harvey of NYC Barn Dance is coming back to serve as the featured caller, backed by live boot-stomping bands. We will offer a free bag check, so you can keep your hands free to swing your partner. You’ll meet loads of people, and we’ll teach you the steps. No partner or experience is necessary.

Back by popular demand, the mechanical bull will return courtesy of Southwest Airlines. If the bull is too much of a thrill, we’ll have a “bouncy horse corral” for little cowboys and cowgirls. Plus, take your chances and enter the raffle to win free plane tickets anywhere Southwest flies. When you need a break from all the action, you can hang your hat and have a drink at the rustic Southwest Airlines lounge. Square Dance participants will also walk away with a fantastic free souvenir – one of our famous Bryant Park Square Dance cowboy hats (while supplies last). We invite everyone to dust off that festive country attire and check out a midtown hoedown like no other!

Stage Schedule:

5pm – 6pm
Live Music—Morgan O’Kane and Zeke Healy

6pm – 7:30pm
Square Dance Set 1

7:30pm – 8:30pm
Live Music—Pete and the Stray Dogs

8:30pm – 10pm
Square Dance Set 2

MORE INFO HERE ON BRYANT PARK WEBSITE

 

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Jun
17
12:00 PM12:00

"Porch Stomp" Square Dance

Porch Stomp is a folk celebration unlike any other.  Set on the beautiful greenery of Governors Island, Porch Stomp invites over 60 bands, artists, or performing arts organizations to utilize the historic porches of Nolan Park as a pulpit for performance and education, highlighting artistry ranging from traditional folk to old-time, blues, roots, bluegrass and americana.  Now in its fourth year, Porch Stomp offers more unique performance and educational opportunities than ever before with increased performance locations, workshops, food and drink vending, there are a million ways to get involved with Porch Stomp as a performer, student or viewer.  This year there's no better way to spend a Saturday in June!

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Mar
11
7:00 PM19:00

Preserve St. Ann's Church Benefit Square Dance

St. Ann's Church supports the arts in Brooklyn as the home of the Brooklyn Folk Festival.  This past year St. Ann's suffered severe damage to their roof and now they are asking for our help in preserving the church.  THIS IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FUTURE HOME FOR THE NYC BANR DANCE!  Help support the church that supports dance and music in NYC!  The event runs 7-10 pm, with the square dance itself taking place in the latter part of the evening.

TICKETS HERE!

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Mar
10
6:30 PM18:30

Smithtown (Long Island) Contradance

This event is sponsored by the Long Island Traditional Music Association (LITMA).
Contradancing and square dancing share many of the same figures, but the former are configured in long lines, while the latter in, obviously, squares.  If you tried one, but never the other come join us.

No experience necessary!  No partner necessary!

The HUNTINGTONES are our band for the event.

Lesson 6:15-6:30 pm (Great for those for whom it is a first or second time dancing!)
Dance 6:30-9:30 pm

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Oct
22
to Oct 23

BUSHWICK BARN DANCE - FUNDRAISER FOR GOTHAM GIRLS ROLLER DERBY

  • 299 Scholes Street Brooklyn, NY, 11206 United States (map)
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GOTHAM GIRLS ROLLER DERBY FUNDRAISER!

ROLLER DEBRY + NYC HOEDOWN RUCKUS + NYC BARN DANCE 10th ANNIVERSARY!
Lightning Fast Fiddle and a hall full of Roller Derby Rockstars!!!!

Come join us at the GOTHAM GIRS ROLLER DERBY FUNDRAISER DANCE in Bushwick on Saturday, October 22. This is also the closest we're going to get to a NYC BARN DANCE 10th ANNIVERSARY DANCE. I'll be calling with our longtime favorite band, the REMEDIES.

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HELP THE ORGANIZERS BY BUYING TICKETS EARLY!

Unlace your skates and put on your cowboy boots, it's square dancing time! Get ready to kick up your heels, do-si-do, and curtsy to lighting-fast fiddle tunes. All dances are taught beforehand as part of the fun, so beginners are as welcome as those who can Allemande blindfolded.

LIVE CALLER & LIVE BAND
Dave Harvey, caller

Doors open at 8:00 P.M.
Live music and dancing commences at 8:30 P.M.

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