Outdoor summer dance schedule 2018

Folk Dancing by the Fountain

Copley Square, Boston, Massachusetts
7:30–9:30 pm on Tuesdays in July and August

Come cool off by the fountain, on the plaza in front of Trinity Church! A Boston tradition since 1971, FAC’s Copley Square series offers international dancing for all with basic instruction. Beginners are always welcome, and admission is FREE!

For the final word on cancellation of a Copley Square dance because of bad weather predictions or other unforeseen reasons, call 781-438-4387 after 5 pm that day, or check our homepage or our Facebook page.

Many thanks to the City of Boston Parks Department’s Michael Francis Cahill Fund and to Financial Framework LLP for their financial support of this summer’s Folk Dancing by the Fountain series.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Jonathan Young with student teachers Sarah Bustin, Masha Schmitt, and Jordan Young

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Canceled because of thunderstorms

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Jonathan Young
with music by Yaron Shragai, Gawain Thomas, David Skidmore, and Max Rothman

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
New England contra dancing called by Don Heinold
with music by Julie Vallimont and Ed Howe,
plus international dancing led by Marcie Van Cleave

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Ceilidh dancing led by Alex Cumming
with music by the Alex Cumming Dance Band (Alex, Carol Bittenson, and Stephen Thomforde)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Jonathan Young

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Mostly Balkan dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Janet Yeracaris
with music by Gogofski Trio (David Golber, Gawain Thomas, and Henry Goldberg)

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Closing night:
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis