The Dance Gypsy’s

List bands for folk, contra and traditional dance

The bands listed on this page are known to play for contra, folk or other traditional dances. This page provides access to their listings without going through the regular Dance Gypsy search process, good if for some reason you do not have local scripting or if you want to copy or bookmark a link

All bands listed in the Dance Gypsy by state. A “silver dot” Dance Gypsy Supporter indicates bands that provide support to the Dance Gypsy.

US folk and contra dance bands

US folk dance musicians

(Sorry, no known dance bands in Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming)

Canadian folk dancemusicians

(Sorry, no known dance bands in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, North West Territory, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Yukon)

Dance musicians by dance style

Note that listings for some dance forms may be limited by external limitations

(Sorry, no known Balkan bands , Ballroom, Cajun, Celtic, Contra, English, Family, International, Israeli, OtherStyle, Scandinavian, Scottish, Square, Swing, Tango, Vintage, Waltz, multiple_style)


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