The dance runs every Sunday through March 12 this year, except October 9 & 30, November 20, and December 25, which have all been canceled by the Village Ballroom management. December 4 is at People’s Co-op, and there’s a special dance Friday, October 28th at Alberta Street Pub. All others are at the Village Ballroom.


September 11: music by Flatrock Stringband, with caller Jane Palmieri.

September 18: music by The Horsenecks, with caller Caroline Oakley.

September 25: music by Chris Miller and friends, with caller Sue Hulsether, all the way from Wisconsin. This is a gender-free calling night.

October 2: music by Isaac Enloe and friends, calling by Marta King.

October 9: no dance. Village Ballroom not available.

October 16: music by Barry Southern and very special friends from Liverpool, England. Calling by Amy Hofer.

October 23: music by Caroline Oakley and Old-Time Highway, calling by Maggie Lind. This is a gender-free calling night.

FRIDAY, October 28: special dance at Alberta Street PubMusic by the Pork Belly Futures, calling by Maggie Lind.

October 30: no dance. Village Ballroom not available.

November 6: Music by Annalisa Tornfelt and the All Torn Ups. Calling by Susan Michaels, from Los Angeles.

(November 11-14 many of our local callers will be at Dare to Be Square, West, in Seattle. It’s a great party, for dancers and musicians as well as callers. Check it out.)

November 13: music by Missouri Turnaround, calling by Ned Leager.

November 20: no dance. Village Ballroom not available.

November 27: music by Aarun Carter and Jonathan Trawick, calling by Amy Hofer. This is a gender-free calling night.

December 4: the dance is at the People’s Coop, Community Room! Music by the ESSD Committee All-Stars. Calling by Marta King.

December 11: music by The Forks, from Seattle. Calling by Maggie Lind.

December 18: music by Foghorn Stringband, calling by Caroline Oakley.

December 25: no dance. Happy holidays!

More info as it becomes available. Last dance is March 12.

Dances are on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m., usually at the Village Ballroom, with a few exceptions, which will be noted on the schedule and announced on both our Facebook page and our mailing list. There’s always a jam before the dance, starting at 6:15. Every 4th Sunday the calling is gender-neutral. See the About page for more info, and be sure to like us on Facebook