St. Louis Dance Schedule for 2024

For other non-Childgrove, traditional dance events near here, see the Regional Dances page.

In accordance with current health department recommendations, all of our dances currently
require proof of vaccinations when you arrive.
Masks are suggested, but now optional at the Monday Club.
KN-95 or Surgical Masks are still required at Focal Point
If you don't have your own mask, they are available for free (donations accepted) at check-in
Link to current StL County covid rates.

New Year's Eve Party and Contra

Sunday, Dec 31st, 2023, 8 pm - Monday, Jan 1st, 2024 1 am
 

$20

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Band: Martha & The Troublemakers

Open Calling.

Potluck snacks in the back.

Registration is currently available at the sign in desk at all regular dances,

and online at childgrove.org

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jan 7th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: First Sunday Open Calling

Band: Trad to the Bone (John Bolduan (guitar) & friends)

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Jan 9th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Bob Green

Band: Krone Nuts (Greg Krone, Keith Dudding and 1 other)

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

CANCELED ** Waltz Party

Saturday, Jan 13th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Weather and covid status force us to cancel the Waltz Party this month.

More info at: https://childgrove.org/

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jan 14th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Mac McKeever

Band: Chris Talley & Friends

Calling Party

Saturday, Jan 20th, 7 pm - 10:30 pm
 

at 433 Marford Dr, Creve Coeur, MO 63141, USA

Social workshop with dancing at Bob and Martha's house.

Great opportunity for first-time callers to give it a try... Contra or English Country.

We also need inexperienced dancers to come and help us.

Potluck snacks.

Here is a link to the FaceBook event.

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jan 21st, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Keith Tuxhorn

Band: Cambia (Rinn and Alyssa)

English Country

Friday, Jan 26th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Peter Wollenberg & Courtney Cartwright

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jan 28th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Jonathan Sivier(from Champaign/Urbana)

Band: 3 crooked Men (Keith, Michael, Sean)

Contra Dance

Sunday, Feb 4th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling (Sarah Kaiser coordinating)

Band:Abby Flannigan & Friends

Waltz Party

Saturday, Feb 10th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

6:30 Lesson: American Tango with Bob and Elyssa

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Feb 11th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Karen Jackson

Band: The Mound City Slickers

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Feb 13th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Lo Peckman

Band: Cambia (Rinn and Alyssa)

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Calling Party

Saturday, Feb 17th, 7 pm - 10:30 pm
 

at 433 Marford Dr, Creve Coeur, MO 63141, USA

Social workshop with dancing at Bob and Martha's house.

Great opportunity for first-time callers to give it a try... Contra or English Country.

We also need inexperienced dancers to come and help us.

Potluck snacks.

Here is a link to the FaceBook event.

Contra Dance

Sunday, Feb 18th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Callie Allison (a Larks and Robins caller)

Band: Jim Nelson and Friends

English Country

Friday, Feb 23rd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Nick Rockstroh

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Feb 25th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Nick Rockstroh

Band: Cambia (Rinn and Alyssa)


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Contra Dance

Sunday, Mar 3rd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling (Bob Green coordinating)

Band: Jim Nelson and friends

Waltz Party

Saturday, Mar 9th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Tango lesson at 6:30 with Elyssa and Bob

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Mar 10th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Jim Thaxter

Band:32 Bartenders

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Mar 12th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Sarah Kaiser

Band: Cambia (Rinn Netherton and Alyssa Catlin)

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Contra Dance

Sunday, Mar 17th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Jerome Grisanti

Band: Rare Privilege (Maria Terres & Amy McFarland, Piano & Fiddle - Madison WI)

English Country

Friday, Mar 22nd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Karen Jackson

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Mar 24th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Dale Wilson

Band: Aaron Albrecht & Friends

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Mar 31st, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Sarah Kaiser

Band: Abby Flannigan & Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Apr 7th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling on First Sundays, Coordinated by Mac

Band:Choreopsis

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Apr 9th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Lo Peckman

Band: STL Trad Players

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Waltz Party

Saturday, Apr 13th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Apr 14th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Kathy Coffman from Cape G

Band: Abby Flannigan and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Apr 21st, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Rich Goss from Washington State

Band: Campeau Creek (Fred Campeau, Mitch Campeau, Jim Nelson, Dedo Norris)

English Country

Friday, Apr 26th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Apr 28th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Bob Green

Band: 3 Crooked Men

Contra Dance

Sunday, May 5th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling on First Sundays

Band: Blind Pig (Keith Dudding, Lukas Simpson, & Ellen Gomez)

Waltz Party

Saturday, May 11th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, May 12th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: Karen Jackson

Band:Mound City Slickers: Sean Belt (ukuleles), Lindell Blackford (fiddle & mandolin), Rich Hibbs (banjo), Rich Egan (piano), and Keith Dudding (guitar)

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, May 14th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Sarah Kaiser

Band: Cambia (Alyssa and Rinn)

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Contra Dance

Sunday, May 19th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: Sarah Kaiser

Band: Roger Wilco (Bill and Rinn)

Meet Me In St. Louis Dance Weekend

Friday, May 24th, 6 pm - Monday, May 27th, 3 pm
 

at University Center, 175 Edgar Rd, Webster Groves, MO 63119, USA

Bands:

  • Audacity
  • Roger Wilco (Rinn Netherton, Bill Boyer)

Caller: Bob Isaacs and a roster of others TBD

Different Location: On campus at Webster University - University Center.

See covid policies at this link

Contra Dance

Sunday, May 26th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jun 2nd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: Open Calling on First Sundays

Band: TBA

Waltz Party

Saturday, Jun 8th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jun 9th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Jun 11th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jun 16th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jun 23rd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Jun 28th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Jun 30th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jul 7th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: Open Calling on First Sundays

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Jul 9th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Waltz Party

Saturday, Jul 13th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jul 14th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jul 21st, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Jul 26th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Jul 28th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Aug 4th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

Waltz Party

Saturday, Aug 10th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Aug 11th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Aug 13th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Contra Dance

Sunday, Aug 18th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Aug 23rd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Aug 25th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Sep 1st, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Sep 8th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Sep 10th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Waltz Party

Saturday, Sep 14th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Sep 15th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Sep 22nd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Sep 27th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Sep 29th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Oct 6th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: Open Calling on First Sundays

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Oct 8th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Waltz Party

Saturday, Oct 12th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Oct 13th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Oct 20th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Oct 25th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Oct 27th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Nov 3rd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

Waltz Party

Saturday, Nov 9th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Nov 10th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Nov 12th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Contra Dance

Sunday, Nov 17th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Nov 22nd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

Contra Dance

Sunday, Nov 24th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Dec 1st, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Dec 8th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Queer Contra Dance

Tuesday, Dec 10th, 7 pm - 9 pm
 

$10

at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63143, USA

Like regular contra dances, but with gender-free calling.

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

See the FaceBook group Saint Louis Queer Contra for more information.

Waltz Party

Saturday, Dec 14th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

Waltzes and other couple dances to live music

See covid policies at this link

Band: Martha and Friends

Contra Dance

Sunday, Dec 15th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30: Learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

Contra Dance

Sunday, Dec 22nd, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Workshop at 6:30, learn the basics, or hone your skills

Caller: TBA

Band: TBA

English Country

Friday, Dec 27th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: TBA

Band: Ragged Robin: Billy Boyer, keyboard, Martha Edwards, violin

5th Sunday Contra Dance

Sunday, Dec 29th, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 

$10

at The Monday Club in Webster Groves

See covid policies at this link

Caller: Open Calling

Band: TBA

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