Outdoor summer dance schedule 2019

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 2, 2019
Opening night:
New England contra and square dancing called by Steve Zakon-Anderson
with music by Polaris

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Jonathan Young
with music by the Cambridge Folk Orchestra

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Jonathan Young
with recorded music

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
International dancing led by Yaron Shragai and Janet Yeracaris
with recorded music

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
New England contra and square dancing called by Marcie Van Cleave
with music by Kingfisher (Jeff Kaufman and Cecilia Vacanti),
plus some international folk dance favorites

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
International dancing led by Jonathan Young and Yaron Shragai
with recorded music

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Canceled because of predicted thunderstorms

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
International dancing led by Jonathan Young and Janet Yeracaris
with music by Yaron Shragai and Friends

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Closing night:
International dancing led by Andy Taylor-Blenis and Yaron Shragai
with recorded music