Search Our Site

93 results:

Techno Contra with DJ

Techno Contra with DJ

August 9th
7:00 p.m.
Ages: 21+
Fee: $15

Get ready to dive headfirst into Techno Contra at the Phipps! Techno Contra blends the traditional elements of Contra dance with a modern twist: high-energy beats from a live DJ. In this lively, social dance, participants follow a caller's instructions to learn the steps and formations. No partner? No problem! Come solo or with friends—and be prepared to make new ones on the dance floor. Tapestry Folkdance Center's skilled caller and DJ will ensure an unforgettable night of fun. Don't miss this unique and aerobic dance experience that combines the best of traditional Contra with contemporary music. Come on down to the Phipps where you can grab a drink, lace up your dance shoes, and have a truly wonderful night!

Caller: Beau Farmer
Beau has been a contra dancer, caller, writer and teacher for over 35 years. He is known for his skilled and efficient teaching style and mild manner, but also energetic dances, exciting medleys and creative choreography. He has been a regular caller and dance organizer at Tapestry Folkdance Center in Minneapolis since moving from the East Coast to Minnesota in 2003.

DJ: Mattie Rynkiewicz

Mattie Rynkiewicz is a person who wears many hats. They are an experienced contra dance pianist in addition to being a composer, caller, choreographer, audio engineer, archivist, and techno contra DJ. Their mixes will get you grooving to the beat perfectly in sync with the choreography to make for an impeccable dance experience.

Schedule

August 09

Fri 09

7:00 AM

Get Tickets