Contra Everywhere!

Live every Tuesday, 8–9:15pm ET
Join a Live Event

Welcome!

Dance to live music and calling every first and third Tuesday with performers from across the U.S. and beyond. Alternate weeks are filled with a variety of community-led events. Schedule (in ET):

7:45pm

Doors open. Rooms for conversation.

8:00pm

Dance begins. Clear your floor!

8:30pm

Water break and announcements.

9:15pm

Dance ends. Stick around to chat!

DateCallerBand
Dec 6Seth TepferSmith and Stam (recorded)
Dec 13Community Event: Charades with Kathryn Millis and Jim Babcock
Dec 20JoLaine Jones-PokorneyVicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
Dec 27Community Event: TBD
 See Past Events
2022
Nov 29Community Event: Scavenger Hunt with Kathryn Millis and Jim Babcock
Nov 22Community Event: Games Night with Annette
Nov 15Janet ShepherdCojiro
Nov 11AHI+ATL Hybrid Dance! Jacqui Grennan calling live to music by Stomp Rocket in Maine
Nov 8Community Event: Games Night with Seth Tepfer
Nov 1Gaye FiferGlen Loper and Bethany Waickman
Oct 25Piano Concert with Barbara Dyskant
Oct 18JoLaine Jones-PokorneyConfluence
Oct 11Community Event: Games Night with Gaye Fifer
Oct 4Michael KarcherThe Figments (recorded)
Sept 27Community Event: Games Night with Janet Shepherd
Sept 20Bev BernbaumVicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
Sept 13Community Event: AHI Book Club with Ridgway Kennedy
Sept 6Gaye FiferAudrey Jaber and Max Newman (recorded)
Aug 30Janet ShepherdCasey Murray and Molly Tucker
Aug 23Community Event: Games Night with Janet Shepherd
Aug 16Seth TepferCojiro
Aug 9Celtic Concert with Jamie Laval
Aug 2Michael KarcherThe Faux Paws (recorded)
July 26Community Event: Games Night with Perry Shafran
July 19Tarka AyresTea & Whiskey
July 12Community Event: Games Night with Bev Bernbaum
July 5Sue GolaVicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
June 28Community Event: Games Night with Gaye Fifer and Perry Shafran
June 21Janet ShepherdMavish (recorded)
June 14Community Event: Cooking with Kimbi
June 7Dance Music and More! with Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman
May 28Steve Zakon-AndersonThe Vinyl Frontiersmen
May 21Michael KarcherCountercurrent
May 14Janet ShepherdContraplicity
May 7Seth TepferPurcell's Polyphonic Party
Apr 30No programming.
Apr 23No programming. Join us at NEFFA 2022 Online!
Apr 16Sue GolaInstant Ensemble
Apr 9Don VeinoLiz and Dan Faiella
Apr 2Cathy HollisterReelplay
Mar 26Emily AbelSugar Beat
Mar 19Jigs, Reels, Waltzes, Polkas and More! with Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman
Mar 12Wendy GrahamSmith and Stam
Mar 5JoLaine Jones-PokorneyVicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
Feb 26Tarka AyresRick, Chloe, and Evan Mohr
Feb 19No programming.
Feb 12Bev BernbaumCasey Murray and Molly Tucker
Feb 5Cis HinkleReelplay
Jan 29BFMS Midwinter Game Night Extravaganza
Jan 22Donna HuntRaise the Roof
Jan 15No programming.
Jan 8Michael KarcherDante and Eros
Jan 1Seth TepferVicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
2021
Dec 25Michael KarcherMoveable Feets
Dec 18Lisa GreenleafMegan and Charley Beller
Dec 11Don VeinoGròóvåtrøn
Dec 4Gaye FiferReelplay
Nov 27Mt. Airy Thanksgiving Special – 3 Hours of Dancing! Balfolk with Millevaches | Waltz with Dave Wiesler | Contra with Dave Rupp and Live Wire.
Nov 20Janine SmithGyrations
Nov 13Bev BernbaumCountercurrent
Nov 6Seth TepferCasey Murray and Molly Tucker
Oct 30Community Event: Games Night with Seth Tepfer
Oct 23Claire TakemoriTom Cunningham and Kate Sanders
Oct 16Perry ShafranSugar Beat
Oct 9Drew DelawareContraForce
Oct 2Brad FosterGlen Loper and Bethany Waickman
Sept 25Sue GolaMind the Gap
Sept 18Perry ShafranReelplay
Sept 11Don VeinoRacoon Carnival (recorded)

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Looking for more virtual dance opportunities? If you enjoy English country dancing, check out Symmetry ECD, our sister dance. There are also links below to the CDSS calendar and the community events calendar. On the CDSS site, make sure to filter by state and select “online.”

About AHI

Whether you're dancing solo or with a partner or house party, you can join in the fun! All you need is a computer with a webcam and some free space for dancing. And bring your energy! Balance with a distant partner by pinning their video or swing with the whole virtual hall.

All Hands In is entirely volunteer-run. Keep our dances thriving by donating to our talent. Donation links are provided live. To learn about how All Hands In came to be, click below.

 View Our Brief History

All Hands In is the home of live online contra dancing.

In March 2020, many dance communities organized online virtual contra dances as a response to the pandemic. By summer 2020, these communities were bringing dancers together from across North America and beyond.

In September 2021, the Atlanta, Glen Echo, Mt. Airy, and Toronto communities combined resources to create All Hands In. Each group hosted a Saturday evening dance for the first four weekends of the month; fifth Saturdays were designated as game nights.

In June 2022, our founding communities returned to in-person dancing. All Hands In continued with a consolidated team of organizers. Programming shifted to first and third Tuesdays to prevent scheduling conflicts for bands and callers. Alternate weeks feature a variety of community-led events.

We look forward to your joining us at the online contra dance!

Want to get involved? Have a question or suggestion? Interested in performing for an online contra dance? Please get in touch! Drop us a line below.

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