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Conjuring Contra
They’re music encompasses a sense of immersion; it’s almost cinematic. One of their influences is Ennio Morricone, who wrote and composed the theme for the classic Western, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

“ContraForce brings a fresh new take on contra music for dancing,” Asheville-based master dancer, caller and teacher Charley Harvey says. “These young men are innovative musicians who represent what is new and fresh in an ever evolving dance, and bring a new world beat and contemporary sound to what was once called a ‘traditional folk dance.’” [Read More...]
ContraForce on ABC news
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ContraForce’s Experiments Reach Beyond Contra Dance
Charleston-based trio ContraForce may be deeply rooted in traditional folk music and the contra dance scene, but when it comes to composing and recording their own tunes, they certainly don’t shy away from musical experimentation. [Read More...]