COVID-19 update: Our April 2020 dance has been cancelled. We will follow local, national, and CDSS guidelines in our decision to resume dances. Do your part to minimize the spread ot this virus so that we can resume dancing.

We dance on the FIRST Saturday (from 7pm to 10pm).

NOTE: Starting on September 7, 2019 dance will be at a different location: Brazos Ballroom Dance studio, 501 Graham Road, College Station. The dance studio is located at the back of the property.

See our Schedule for details and other dances in Texas, and our Map for directions to our dance.
Suggested donation: adults $5, students $3,
Two dances for one deals:
   Bring a new dancer, half price for each of you.
   New dancer, pay and get a free pass for another dance.
Ask about our family discount.

More info: call 979-846-4504, or e-mail stan DOT 2 DOT swanson AT tamu DOT edu

You can also find us on Facebook .

BCS Contra Dance is an affiliate of the Sam Houston Square and Round Dance Association.

Links and additional information::

Local callers (when we can't get outstanding visiting talent):
   --- Lorraine Puckhaber, Rosie and Stan Swanson, Joe Barziza

We are interested in developing new local musicians and bands.
Contact us if you have any interest.

General info about contra dancing in Austin, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio, and elsewhere

National information about square, round, and contra dancing

Contra dance comes from the same English country dance tradition as modern square dancing and shares many of the same basic dance patterns. For more information about contra dancing: see contraculture and What is Contra Dance? and check out contra dancing on YouTube

Hear a sampling of contra dance tunes as midi files.

A local project to make MIDI files of contra dance music: VAMP

A local project to analyse contra dances (output in spreadsheet format): pick