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Summer Dances- June 8th- August 24th*- will be at the Wightman School- 5604 Solway St, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. (*We do not dance every week in the summer times, please make sure to check the schedule for when dances are, and check the directions page for directions to the Wightman School.)


Welcome to the Pittsburgh Contra Dance Network. We currently dance Fridays at the the Wightman School (5604 Solway St., Pittsburgh, PA 15217). See the schedule and directions pages for more details. If you need help getting to or from the dance, we can help connect you with a ride. Please contact our ride coordinator. If you have any questions, comments, or concerts please contact us at info@pittsburghcontra.org or give us a call at (412) 945-0554.

Contra dance is a fun, social activity. We welcome people from all backgrounds, genders, races, abilities, ages, and experience levels from absolute beginners to long-time dancers. Our dances feature live music and all dances are taught. Bring yourselves, bring your friends, join the fun. Dances start at 8pm, with a beginner’s lesson at 7:30pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $7 for students.

Still have questions? Wondering what to expect when you show up at a dance? See our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us at the emails linked below if you have any questions about the dance. For general questions, contact the current Contra Council coordinator who can either answer or find the people who can.

General Questions: Contact the contra council at info@pittsburghcontra.org

Pittsburgh Contradance Hotline: (412) 945-0554

Caller Bookings: David Adamson
Band Bookings: Lauren Connolly
Rides:  Ride Coordinators

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