Outdoor summer dance schedule 2017

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!

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.

Download the 2017 Folk Dancing by the Fountain schedule flier.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Special opening night, 7:30–10 pm:
Techno contra dancing called by Angela DeCarlis
with music by Cosmic Echo (Julie Vallimont, keyboard, and Ed Howe, fiddle)
plus international dancing led by Marcie Van Cleave

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Balkan dancing led by Janet Yeracaris
with music by Zdravets

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Jonathan Young

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Contra and international dancing led by Chris Ricciotti and Andy Taylor-Blenis
with music by Chimney Swift

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
International dancing led by Janet Yeracaris and Jonathan Young
with music by Yaron Shragai and Friends

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
International dancing led by Jonathan Young and Andy Taylor-Blenis

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Closing night:
Balkan dancing led by Henry Goldberg and Andy Taylor-Blenis
with music by Gogofski Trio