Upcoming Louisville ECD Dance Dates:

March 8, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00


    Note: Today we change to Daylight Savings



    We have a request to review the Scottish

    Strathspey “Gang the Same Gate” so we’ll

    do that at 2:30.

March 29, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

              (Note that this is a FIFTH Sunday)

April 12, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

April 28, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

May 10, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

May 31, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

    (Note that this is a FIFTH Sunday)

June 14, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

June 28, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

June 28, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

July 12, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

July 26, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

August 9, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

August 30, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

    (Note that this is a FIFTH Sunday)

September 13 - Due to e a conflict at St. Andrews so we will dance 9/6 and/or 9/20

Want to know more about English Country Dance?

Wikipedia’s description is here:


Travelling?  A list of ECD groups across the USA can be found at:


See also the schedule of activities published at


Text descriptions of how to do 45  formations: 


A set of videos showing how to do 22 formations:



Alan Winston’s ECD Mailing List (Discussion group) and links to more than you thought you wanted to know:


Site last updated: February 23, 1:30 PM

The next ECD Dance in Louisville will be -

A list of other dance groups in and around Louisville is on this page.

            Louisville ECD is an official

       CDSS Passport to Joy destination

and we have stickers for CDSS members who are filling up their dance passports. Receive a sticker every time you come to a LECD dance!

Nick Rockstroh has taken an interest in contra dance composition. Three of his dances have been published on the website of Michael Barraclough, dance master and dance historian in Phoenix, AZ:


Congratulations to LECD dancer Deborah Denenfeld for her efforts with teaching dance to veterans with PTSD which made the cover story of the Winter issue of CDSS News.

NEW: You can earn money for the Dancing Well project by using your Kroger Plus card.  See how on the Calendar page.

March 27-29, 2015 - Nashville Playford Ball Weekend with Scott Higgs and A Joyful Noise

Information on the Calendar page.

April 11, 2015 - Berea - Mountain Folk Festival

6:15 performances by young people

followed by a processional

7:30 - 9:00 participatory dancing

April 17 - 19 - Pittsburg, PA - Pitt’s Maggot with Gene Murrow and Amarillis Augmented.

Fri Contra, Sat Callers workshop, plus ECD workshops and ball. Flier on the Calendar page.

September 18-20, 2015 - 61st Annual Levi Jackson Dance Weekend, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pat Shaw’s Levi Jackson Rag and other Pat Shaw dances. Flier on the Calendar page.

Kathy and Don Corson

On the Web:WWW.LouisvilleECD.org

e-mail: Dancers@LouisvilleECD.org

to contact us once we are on the way to dance:

502   554  -  0701

Dancing at

St. Andrews Episcopal Church

2233 Woodbourne Avenue

Louisville, KY 40205

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            Life is not a journey of coasting to the grave with the intention of arriving in a pretty and well

     preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways thoroughly used up, totally worn out and proclaiming

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