Dances start promptly at 8:30 pm and end at 11:30 pm. Admission is $8. A contra dance lesson for beginners is given every Friday starting at 7:30 pm and is included in the price of admission.
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November›4›- Ted Hodapp calls to Upper Midwest dance camp favorites Contratopia (www.contratopia.com) - Erik Sessions (fiddle), John Goodin (mandolin and guitar), Pat O'Loughlin (concertina and banjo), Patrice Pakiz (piano, oboe, percussion), favoring us with cool tunes to heat up the Ballroom.
November 11›- Herschel Nelson calls to the fabulous Glen Echo Open Band.
November›18 (Dance held in the Bumper Car Pavilion) - Ann Fallon calls to Terpsichore (members.aol.com/bakerez1) - with National Scottish Fiddle Champion Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass) combining lyrical melodies with driving dance rhythms.›Tonight's dance will honor the dances of›Ted Sannella, a central figure in the revival of New England contra dance, on the tenth anniversary of his death.
November 25- Beth Molaro›calls›to Laura and the Lava Lamps (www.lauraandthelavalamps.com) - Laura Lengnick (fiddle), Ralph Gordon (bass), Dave Wiesler (piano)--a hit with both Glen Echo and national crowds, featuring jazz-inspired improvisations on tunes from the Northern, Southern, and Celtic traditions.