January 2015!

Indy Contra has a Sunday afternoon dance scheduled for January 18, 2 – 5 p.m.  with music by Turnip the Beet, and calling by Bradley Smith.

Our Tuesday night dances this month:

January 6, start the year dancing, with Ken Gall calling to Convolution.

January 13, Ryan Smith calls to Tom Cunningham & Ben Andrew.

January 20, we feature Bloomington talent: the Lion’s Head Dance Band (Eric Schedler, Ben Smith, and Sam Bartlett) and Steven Janowiecki calling.

January 27, Rachel McCandliss, visiting from Atlanta, GA, calls to Troika.



In case of bad weather, please check us on twitter https://twitter.com/IndyContra  which is likeliest to be updated fastest.

January 31 is a 5th Saturday, so Bloomington, IN has a contra just an hour south-ish of us. That weekend Louisville, KY has events Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in conjunction with a CDSS board meeting.

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New Year’s Eve eve

Tuesday, December 30 we dance to calling by Rhonda Minnich and music by Emily Ann & Kelly Thompson.


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Holiday contras

Indy Contra dancers are invited to help Bloomington keep their record of dancing every single Wednesday night for decades, by attending their contras on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.  12/31 features Bloomington, music by the Coffee Zombies & calling by Lauren Peckman.

The first weekend  of every year is “Jan Jam,” in Urbana, IL.

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Electro contra

December 23 we feature an electro contra DJ’d by D.R. Shadow, aka. Ben Smith.  Adam Nichols will call.

We’ll be dimming the lights for techno fun at the Grove Haus, so if you want, dress the part, bring friends and family, and we’ll see you there for this special contra!

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Tonight’s date, 12/16/14, must be an example of some kind of mathematical fun, right? We probably won’t answer that question, but we will dance to music LEDfoot & calling by Bob Duffy.

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We feature Urbana caller Jonathan Sivier & music by Convolution – Dianna Davis and Ben Smith, musicians in the contra world’s most popular bands.

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Dec. 2, 2014

Join us in celebrating as Rhonda Minnich calls her first full evening of Indy Contra! Emily Ann and Kelly Thompson will play.

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Adam RiviereBurn off calories before Thanksgiving by dancing  on Nov. 25th. Adam Nichols calls (he’s also a regular sound guy and a board member) to music by Convolution with not just one, but two guests: Mario Joven & percussionist Adam Riviere!
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Indy Contra has joined the AmazonSmile program. If you shop using AmazonSmile, Indy Contra will receive 00.5% of what you spend on eligible purchases. We’re able to participate in this program because we’re a 501(c)3 charity.

You may find AmazonSmile a convenient way to donate small amounts without even noticing it; we also appreciate direct donations, which are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law (and with the end of the tax year coming, many charities will remind you that donations may help you too, come April 15.)

However you chose to help, via AmazonSmile, your own charitable donations, by volunteering, or bringing cookies, are all valuable contributions to building and maintaining a music and dance community!


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It’s google’s fault!

Our web software knows why our calendar disappeared, “Google took version 2 of the GCal API offline, which breaks all calendar feed displays.”

They’re working on it. For now, our “When” page has details on who’s scheduled to call or play each week.

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