Come dance with Roaring Jelly!
Roaring Jelly is a community contra dance band that has been playing in the Boston area since 1970. We play for a monthly dance in Lexington and appear occasionally at other dances in the area. If you want to know what contra dancing is, click here.

Roaring Jelly
Dance Schedule
Day Date Time Event Where
Sat 2017 Aug 5 7:30PM Dance Contra dance at Westport MA Methodist Hall; 1912 Main Rd; Westport Point, MA; http://www.contradancelinks.com/schedule.html#Westport; http://www.westportpointumc.org; http://peopleofgrace.net/
Caller: Susan Elberger
Sat 2017 Sep 9 7:00PM Dance Lexington "Five Fields" - corner of Field Rd and Barberry Rd, (just barely) in Lexington, south of Concord Ave.
Dance party for the neighborhood. Rain date: Sunday, 9/10 @ 5:00 PM.
Caller: TBD

The Friday dances in Lexington have a brief teaching session at 7:45. The rear door, by the parking lot, is the one to use, and is usually open by 7:30.

Our dances are great fun, even if you have never danced before! A typical evening consists mostly of contra dances, with a few squares and maybe circle dances thrown in.

We are always looking for musicians to join the band. If you play an acoustic instrument and are interested in playing with us, click here.

For more information, please call Deborah Gerstein at 781-259-0753, or email Michael at: roaringjelly@comcast.net.

Our policy has long been that anyone can sit in at a practice session if invited by a member. We're fairly lax in enforcing this, and you can easily get an invitation by contacting anyone mentioned here.

Roaring Jelly
Practice Schedule
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Album cover
We celebrated our 35th anniversary and also our first CD release in March 2006. We celebrated our 40th anniversary with a dance at the Concord Scout House on April 3, 2011.

Here are some samples from our CD:

To buy the CD, send $17 (includes $2 for postage) to:
Roaring Jelly,
100 Saint Marks Rd
Teaticket, MA 02536
Make checks payable to "Roaring Jelly".
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