Nils Fredland is a highly-regarded, Internationally-traveling dance caller, song leader, and trombonist.

Nils is a gifted teacher, and uses his skills to build community through shared experience; with expertise and heart, he creates a safe and positive space for people to connect through music and dance.

Nils travels across North America to teach and perform over 150 days a year; his calendar of gigs shows his dedication, commitment, and belief in the power of music and dance as a vehicle for social change. Nils has been a touring artist for over fifteen years, and has earned the loyalty and respect of the many thousands of people that he has worked to serve.

Nils Fredland makes dance, music, and song accessible and available to everyone. to discuss the possibilities.

Find out more about Nils’s offerings:

Dance Calling – Song Leading – Trombone


Nils Fredland, trombone in hand

Upcoming Gigs

10/25Tophill Halloween Extravadance
10/26Brattleboro Contra Dance
10/27Concord Contra Dance
10/31 to 11/2Hey Fever

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Will Mentor and I drove through the night, from NYC to Annapolis, MD, ending up at my childhood home. He looks pretty good for 4 am after no sleep. Now hot tub, quick rest, and CONTRASTOCK!!! #fbfeed ... See MoreSee Less

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Blair Rogers SchiroWelcome home, Nils!!!1 day ago   ·  1
Perry ShafranANNAPOLIS! I just danced there last night. Welcome to the hood, guys.1 day ago   ·  1
Frances Fowler SladeWow! I'm tired enough after getting to bed at 2. But I never underestimate the power of adrenaline. Have fun today.23 hours ago   ·  1
Regina St BrigidLooking good Nils!14 hours ago

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Lynn FeinmanPS199: where ContraShock happens! You guys were great.23 hours ago
Andrew VanNorstrandyou eat weird stuff dude23 hours ago   ·  1

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