Diane Silver
Calling for contra, square and other set dancing; couples dance and other social dances.
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Schedule - 2019

Many thanks to all the dancers who have asked me, "when are you calling next?"
Please scroll down for my current schedule, with links to the dances, when available, so you can get driving directions.

And here are links to my calling history -- past local dances, tours, dance weekends, workshops, and other events where I've called and taught:

Overview of Dance Weekends and Festivals,
workshops and other supporting events

Full Schedules:
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

If you're just dying to know the details for dances from 1999, when I started calling, to Fall 2003, when this website was launched, feel free to e-mail your inquiry.

Current Schedule - 2019

Special Events are in GREEN.
Date 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
Contra Dance
Tampa, FL
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Contra Dance
Cocoa Beach, FL
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Contra Dance
Gainesville, FL
Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:30 Lesson;
Dance 8:00 - 11:00
Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Atlantic Crossing
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Friday-Sunday, April 5-7, 2019
See schedule
Bug Stomp
Contra Dance Weekend
Wake Up Robin
(a blend of Great Bear and Free Raisins) &
Toss the Possum,
with Will Mentor also calling
Charleston, SC
Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, 2019
See schedule
Dance Weekend
Stomp Rocket
(Dave Langford, Glen Loper, Bethany Waickman)
plus Jesse Milnes and Friends,
with Tom Hinds also calling
YMCA Camp Letts,
Edgewater, MD
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Lesson 7:00
Dance 7:30 - 10:30
Lake City Contra Dance
Seattle, WA
Friday-Monday, May 24-27, 2019
See schedule
NW Folklife Festival
Contra Sutra
plus many other bands and callers
Seattle, WA
Friday-Sunday, June 7-9, 2019
See schedule
Dance Trance
Contra Dance Weekend
Buddy System,
with Kathy Anderson also calling
Lexington, KY
June 16-22, 2019
Caller's workshop 9:00-5:00 daily;
evening dances 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Caller's Week at the
John C. Campbell Folk School
Steve Hickman & John Devine
John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC
Friday-Sunday, July 4-7, 2019
See schedule
Roanoke Railroader
Contra Dance Weekend
Roanoke, VA
Friday-Friday, August 2-9, 2019
See schedule
Folk Festival

"A week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song, since 1955."
See Schedule
Sidmouth, UK
Saturday-Friday, August 17-23, 2019
See schedule
Folk Week
See Schedule
Whitby, UK
Friday-Monday, August 23-26, 2019
See schedule
See Schedule
Thame, Oxfordshire, UK

Coming up in 2020!
Not posted yet; please check back around September.