News Release, Southern Maryland Traditional Music and Dance

Chaptico, MD- Come out to swing, promenade, and do-si-do to lively jigs, reels, and waltzes at the SMTMD contra dance, on Saturday, February 8th at Christ Church Parish Hall in Chaptico, Maryland. 

The Southern MD Open Band will be playing live acoustic string music and caller Jason Little will teach and call the dances. The beginner’s dance workshop (no partner required) starts at 7 pm, and the dance begins at 7:30 pm. 

Admission is $6 for SMTMD members and $10 for non-members; (band members and children under 17 are free). There will be an ice cream social during the intermission. Please bring a water bottle to the dance.  Go to for directions and more information.

Watch the website for weather-related cancellation notices.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...