Back to All Events

Don Roy Ensemble with Dugan Murphy & Alison Stevens, Featuring Guest CallerJonathan Freedner

  • State Street Church 159 Congress Street Portland, ME, 04101 United States (map)

Join us for our weekly Thursday Portland Intown Contra Dance!! Come alone, bring a guest, or pull up in a van. :)

We're happy you're coming.


Beginner's lesson at 7 p.m.

Contra dancing from 7:30 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.


10 bucks at the door

Enter through the courtyard


All ages, all people welcome!

Gender-free dance roles!

New dancers encouraged to come! :)



We welcome Don Roy Ensemble!  Don Roy (fiddle) will be joined by Cindy Roy (piano & percussion) and Jay Young (bass). They've played at Carnegie Hall!  Learn more on their website.

Dugan Murphy, Contra Dance Caller, is the acclaimed caller who brought you neon t-shirts, raucous pants, and hundreds of fun dance experiences across the U.S. He'll be teaching half the night, and excitedly introducing brand-spankin' new caller, Alison Stevens, who will teach the other half of the night.

Jonathan Freedner, a new caller from Maine, will be teaching a dance as well!


Join us from 10 p.m. 'til close for snacks and drinks just down the street at Local 188 (just West of Longfellow Square). They've created a new tapas menu just for us, and will offer PICD dancers a discount on drinks and grub. Sweet, ain't they? All ages welcome!



Directions may be found on the State Street Church website.

Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend saving extra time, as it might take a bit to find a spot.