TopHill Music

Contra Dances

TopHill Music hosts the Second and Fourth Saturday Night Contradance Parties at the Guiding Star Grange in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Dances run from¬†8pm-11:30pm, and admission is $10-12 (sliding scale). The full schedule of TopHill Contradance Parties is below. All abilities are welcome and new dancers always encouraged! ¬†Please let the gal at the door (Alice) know if you’d like any guidance once you get there…we’d love to have you join us!

Sat Mar 10th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party with Russet TrioRusset Trio will play the dance for you--you will love their playful musical conversations in every set--listen for it!
Russet Trio is Aldo Lavaggi fiddle, Peter Madsen guitar and percussion, and Stuart Kenney upright bass and five-string banjo.

Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)

Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

There are both short and long term positions available to help make the TopHill Music series thrive. Speak with Alice if you are interested in helping out. FREE DANCING!
Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Mar 24th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party--Derek Kalish callsAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Apr 14th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party--Welcome Darlene Underwood on callsStuart Kenney will ground the stage playing upright bass and five-string banjo. He will have great musicians with him so come check it out! He has invited Darlene Underwood to call for you this evening. Come welcome her to the Guiding Star Grange and introduce her to our fine dance community!

Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance.
Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Apr 28th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmPolarova with Diane Silver callingPlease join us for this great contradance at the Guiding Star Grange. Diane Silver is in town and looking forward to calling for you! Polarova is a favorable mutation of the bands Polaris and Nova, uniting to provide a wonderful evening of music for you--


Admission is $10-12 sliding scale.
Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat May 12th 8:00 pm  to 11:00 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyTBD but just plan on coming...
Great music, great people, great time!

Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice
Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat May 26th 6:30 pm  to 12:00 amTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $15-20 slide
Dance begins at 6:30pm with waltzing until 7pm. Contradancing will commence at 7 and continue until midnight.
This is a two band and two caller dance! Twice the fun to help kick-off summer!
Join us to dance to music by Polaris and the Gaslight Tinkers.

Volunteer positions are available earlier in the afternoon and or for clean up at the end of the evening. Please pre-arrange via email: or call or text 413-575-9721. ~Alice
Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Jun 9th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Jun 23rd 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Jul 14th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Jul 28th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Aug 11th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Aug 25th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Sep 8th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Sep 22nd 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Oct 13th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Oct 27th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Nov 10th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Nov 24th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Dec 8th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Dec 22nd 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Jan 12th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Jan 26th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Feb 9th 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance Party
Adm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA
Sat Feb 23rd 8:00 pm  to 11:30 pmTopHill Music Contradance PartyAdm. $10-12 slide (What a bargain!)
Dance begins at 8pm. It is recommended that newer dancers arrive at or near the beginning of the dance. Introduce yourself to the gal at the door--that's me! ~Alice

Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St, Greenfield MA

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