"Foot it!"—Scottish dancing

The best of modern contra meets rediscovered Scottish dances in a cello-powered, fiddle-fueled dancestravaganza.

Come as you are—no experience or partner necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes (dance shoes encouraged). The calling will be gender-free.


Location: “The Lab on Lake” (3450 W Lake St); second floor. Free street parking; steps from the Green Line and several buses.

Spring 2019 dates:

Future dates:

Admission is $5 for students and seniors and a sliding scale from $10-30 for others.

We strive to create a safe and inclusive space for all people, and—while we develop our own policy—ask everyone to abide by the etiquette policy defined by the Chicago Barn Dance Company. Anyone with concerns or feedback should contact a board member or the dance caller.

"Foot it!"—Scottish dancing - The Society for Early Scottish Culture