In person dances are canceled until further notice, so we have moved online!
Join us for:
- Fun online dancing with fantastic live music and calling on
1st and 3rd Thursday(new!) Saturday evenings. Virtual Dance Schedule
- Online social conversation on 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings. Virtual Social Schedule
- Musician’s Tune Swaps hosted by SPUDS, our Mt. Airy open band, is a biweekly online gathering for sharing tunes and socializing. SPUDS Tune Swaps
- A Speaker Series every few months for a presentation and discussion about the history and social context for contra dancing and related dance forms. Upcoming and Past Speakers
Membership renewal: Membership is free, but must be renewed annually. Your membership will be until December 31, 2022. ** NOTE: You can be on our email announcement list with or without being a PATMAD member. **
Since we can't come to a physical dance, the membership form is now online (new or renewal).
The shutdown is especially hard on our local musicians and callers.
Please donate using PayPal
or mail a check payable to PATMAD c/o Commodore Barry Center,
6815 Emlen St, Philadelphia PA 19119.
(Donations are tax-deductible. For personal checks, please put the dance's date in the Memo line.)
Click here to see who organizes our virtual dances, socials and speakers.
We normally dance every Thursday night (except Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve) in Mt. Airy at the Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19119 (directions). The Third Saturday Contra Dance is at Summit Church, also in Mt. Airy.