Set and Céilí Dancing
There is a lot of Irish set and céilí
dancing here in the Bay Area. Listed below are the main events that
are scheduled on a regular basis. In addition to the events listed
below, there are also other non-scheduled ceilis and dance workshops
happening in the area. For these special events, you should check
out our calendar or our events page for more details.
There are also a great deal of dancing resource and information sites
on the web. Check out our dancing
resource page. There you will find links to other sites, and
a listing of local step dance schools.
We also have available here the descriptions (instructions) of many
of the set and céilí
dances that we do here on a regular basis.
Local Area Dance Listing
Second & Fourth Fridays
Brosnan Schoold of Irish Dance
Mary McDonagh & Micheal Minihan teach Irish Set Dancing
From 7:00 PM to 9:00PM
There is a $5 charge for the class. Tea & Cakes served.
for more information.
Every Thursday (except the first
Set Dancing Class at the United
Irish Cultural Center
Join us as we learn new sets.
Instructors rotate weekly. Taped music.
From 7:30 PM to 9:00PM
2700 45th Avenue (at
Sloat Blvd.) , San Francisco, CA
Set Dancing at the Plough
Just dancing! Live Music!
Suggested donation to support
the music: $5.00
From 9:30 PM to 11:00PM (starts
at 7:30 PM on the first Thursday)
On Clement between 2nd
and 3rd Avenues, San Francisco, CA
Set Dancing at the Lily Mac's
Lessons by Michael Murphy start at 7:30
live music from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
187 South Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA
Contact Michael Murphy - (415) 999-6062
Céilí Dancing Class with John Slaymaker at the Starry Plough
Lessons from 7:00
PM to 9:00 PM
live music from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
3101 Shattuck Ave, two blocks
off of Ashby in Berkeley, CA
Presently there is no regular scheduled dancing
Santa Cruz - Monterey
There is no regular scheduled