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BACDS Events Calendar

April 2017

Schedule of Events

April 01CONTRASFRichard BarnesAdrianna Ciccone, Colin Cotter
April 04ENGLISHASERic Goldman [OR]Mary Tabor, Richard Page, Shauna Pickett-Gordon
April 05CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Sean Wood [So Cal], Larry Unger [MA]
April 07ENGLISHHVCCavalcade of CallersCharlie Hancock, Judy Linsenberg, David Mostardi Playford Ball Rehearsal, 8–11pm, $12
April 07ENGLISHMTDance cancelled — come to the Playford Ball Rehearsal Dance!
April 08ENGLISH/SPECIALSJWKalia KlibanPersons of Quality (Jon Berger, Jim Oakden, Rebecca King)
37th Annual BACDS Playford Ball! 6:45–11pm. Pregistration required. More info at
April 08CONTRAFUMCharlie FentonDaniel Steinberg, Adrianna Ciccone
April 08ENGLISHSJPStephen WhiteDavid Strong, Rob Powell, Craig Johnson
April 09ENGLISHFSJAlan WinstonThe Phoenix (William Allen, Mary Tabor) with Robin Lockner — now on second Sundays
April 09FAMILY/CONTRAHVCAndy WilsonDavid James [Long Beach], Craig Johnson — Family Week Benefit dance, 4–7pm
April 11WOODSHEDHPPMaybe you?Maybe you? - A peek backstage, a look at new stuff, a chance to try calling. Free for everyone.
April 12ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenDavid Strong, Judy Linsenberg, Christopher Jacoby, Bill Jensen
April 12ENGLISH/WORKSHOPCCBSharon GreenDavid Strong
INTRO TO ENGLISH DANCE — FREE! (donations gladly accepted), 6:45–7:30pm
April 14CONTRA/WALTZFUMSusan Petrick, Richard Powers, Nick & Melissa EngeHillbillies from Mars (Ray Bierl, Kevin Carr [OR], Paul Kotapish, Daniel Steinberg)
Friday Night Waltz presents an evening of Contras and Couple Dances (Waltz, Polka, One-Step) — Instruction in all dance forms 7pm–9pm, main dance with Susan & Hillbillies 9pm–midnight, $15/$13/$10 — See for details
April 14ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan WinstonOpen band led by Divertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)
April 15CONTRASFSusan PetrickTripleplay (Ben Schreiber, Chris Knepper, Charlie Hancock)
April 16CONTRAFSJSusan PetrickMagic Reelism (David Wright, Susan Jones, Cheryl McKinney, Del Eckels) — Intro 2:30pm, Dance 3–6, $12/$10/$5 — now on third Sundays!
April 18ENGLISHASESharon GreenBen Schreiber, Susan & Bill Jensen
April 19CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Steven Strauss)
April 21ENGLISHMTSharon GreenNonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mary Tabor, Mark Daly) with Bill & Susan Jensen
April 22CONTRAFUMAlexandra Deis-Lauby [NYC]The Rose and Thorns (Valerie Rose, Erik Hoffman, Bill Cope)
April 22ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittPuck’s Deceit (Charlie Hancock, Ben Schreiber, Judy Linsenberg) — for experienced dancers
April 23CONTRA/ENGLISHLSCKalia KlibanPersons of Quality — Memorial Dance for James Candlin, 2–6pm, FREE! Details at
April 23CONTRAHVCKelsey HartmanTempest in a Teacup (Adrianna Ciccone, Ben Schreiber, Daniel Steinberg) — 4–7 pm, $10
April 26ENGLISHCCBAndrea Nettleton [GA]The Offbeats (Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder [SoCal], Jeff Spero [SoCal]) — Not an Open band
April 28CONTRASFAndrea Nettleton The Offbeats (Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder [SoCal], Jeff Spero [SoCal]) — Special Price: $10/$12/$6
April 29CONTRAFUMAndrea Nettleton The Offbeats (Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder [SoCal], Jeff Spero [SoCal])
April 30CONTRAHVCAndrea NettletonThe Offbeats (Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder [SoCal], Jeff Spero [SoCal]) — Zesty contras, 4–7:15pm, $10

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
HPPCarriage House at Holbrook-Palmer Park150 Watkins AvenueAtherton
HVCHill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden)1808 B StreetHayward
LSCLucie Stern Center1305 Middlefield RoadPalo Alto
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SJWSan Jose Woman's Club75 South 11th StreetSan Jose
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto