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Bayou Bedlam, the contra dance weekend in Houston, Texas BBayou Bedlam, the contra dance weekend in Houston, Texas

Bayou Bedlam

February 13, 2021

Bayou Bedlam is the annual contra­dance festival held in Houston, Texas. The 2021 festival will take place online on the afternoon and early evening of Saturday, February 13.

BB21 is free with donations accepted and encouraged. All donations go to our featured presenters.

Featured Presenters

Caller: Louise Siddons (Stillwater, OK; calling to recorded music)

Musicians: Kendall Rogers and Katie Geringer (Houston; concert only)

Louise Kendall Katie

Please see the Sessions and Presenters page for more details.


All times are after noon Central Standard Time.

1:30–3:00 Callers Workshop Louise
1:30–3:00 Virtual Band Jam John, Teresa, Keith
3:00–3:30 Main room opens for socializing Jeff & Erica
3:30–4:30 English Country Dance Louise with recorded music
4:30–5:00 Mini-Concert Katie & Kendall
5:00–5:15 Break Jeff
5:15–6:45 Contradance Louise with recorded music
6:45–6:55 Final Waltz(es) Kendall
6:55–?? Social Time, Dinner

Please see the Sessions and Presenters page for details.


Recipes from a few past Bayou Bedlam lunches and brunches have been put into a Dropbox folder.

You do not need a Dropbox account to view and download these files; cancel any request to create an account.

You can download recipes individually or by folder, including the full recipe folder. Look for the Download button in the upper right corner of the Dropbox page.

We even have a BB21 recipe folder! Check it out!

Bayou Bedlam Recipes

Updates and Contact

This website will be updated as details are finalized. For questions not answered here, you can email