We will no longer be dancing at Aldersgate Church.
We are trying to find a venue where we can continue dancing
on the first Saturday of the month.

In February 2018, we will dance on the third Saturday
(Feb. 17, from 7pm to 10pm), at St. Francis Episcopal Church,
1101 Rock Prairie Road, College Station.

See our Schedule for details and other dances in Texas, and our Map for directions to our dance.
Suggested donation: adults $5, students $3,
Two dances for one deals:
   Bring a new dancer, half price for each of you.
   New dancer, pay and get a free pass for another dance.
Ask about our family discount.

More info: call 979-846-4504, or e-mail stan DOT 2 DOT swanson AT tamu DOT edu

You can also find us on Facebook and Meetup .

BCS Contra Dance is an affiliate of the Sam Houston Square and Round Dance Association.

Links and additional information::

Local callers (when we can't get outstanding visiting talent):
   --- Lorraine Puckhaber, Rosie and Stan Swanson, Joe Barziza

Our local band, Jalapeno Honey plays frequently.

General info about contra dancing in Huntsville, Austin, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio, and elsewhere

National information about square, round, and contra dancing

Contra dance comes from the same English country dance tradition as modern square dancing and shares many of the same basic dance patterns. For more information about contra dancing: see contraculture and What is Contra Dance? and check out contra dancing on YouTube

Hear a sampling of contra dance tunes as midi files.

A local project to make MIDI files of contra dance music: VAMP

A local project to analyse contra dances (output in spreadsheet format): pick