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BACDS Events Calendar

May 2018

Schedule of Events

May 01ENGLISHASESharon GreenMary Tabor, David Mostardi, Patti Cobb
May 02CONTRACCBClaire TakemoriOpen band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Steven Strauss)
May 04ENGLISHMTAlan WinstonNonesuch Country Dance Band (Mark Daly, Mary Tabor) with Robin Lockner, Rona Schueler, & William Allen
May 05CONTRASFJacqui Grennan [SoCal]The Offbeats (Ben Schreiber [MO], Ashley Broder [SoCal], Jeff Spero [SoCal])
May 06SPECIALFSJClaire TakemoriElizabeth Dequine, Scott Jespersen—Teen Contra Dance 7:00–9:30pm $10 info at
May 08WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you?maybe you? - A peek backstage, free for everyone. Callers try out new material, teaching techniques, etc; dancers give input and things get better. Join us!
May 09ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenAudrey Knuth, Christopher Jacoby, Patti Cobb
May 11ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan WinstonOpen band led by Divertimento, 7:00–9:00 pm this month only
May 12CONTRAFUMEric BlackPatt & Possum [IL] (Charlie Walden, Patt Plunkett) with Mark Wardenburg—special price, $14/$12/$7
May 12ENGLISHSJPBruce HerboldMaggie Moore, Rob Powell, Bill Jensen
May 13ENGLISHFSJAlan WinstonThe Phoenix with Elizabeth Todd
May 15ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonAudrey Knuth, Bill Jensen, Tom Lindemuth
May 16CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Patt & Possum [IL]—special price: $14/$12/$7
May 18ENGLISHMTSharon GreenNonesuch Country Dance Band with Robin Lockner, Rona Schueler, Bill Jensen
May 19CONTRASFSusan PetrickThe wiNgNuts (Chris Knepper, Isele Harper, Will Wheeler)
May 20CONTRAFSJSusan PetrickAudrey Knuth, Dave Cory, Will Wheeler—Intro at 2:30, Dance 3–6pm
May 23ENGLISHCCBAlisa DodsonOpen band led by Anne Goess, Elizabeth Todd, Bill Jensen
May 26CONTRAFUMCelia RamsayPepperjack (Jess Newman, Derry Akin, Scott Jespersen, Ben Graubart)
May 26ENGLISHCCBBruce HamiltonAnne Goess, Bill Jensen, Tom Lindemuthfor experienced dancers
May 27CONTRAHVCAlan WinstonChaos Wranglers (Kenny Blacklock, Erik Hoffman, Topher Gayle), 4–7 pm
May 29ENGLISHASERachel Pusey, Dilip SequeiraAnne Goess, Tom Lindemuth, Bill Jensen
May 30CONTRACCBKelsey HartmanCommunity Band Night! Contact Erik Hoffman ( if you want to join in the band!

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
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto