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Sassafras Stomp with Dugan Murphy & Dela Taylor

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

We're getting even closer to hosting a new WEEKLY Portland Intown contra dance!! Help us beta-test a new dance location, which may be the future home to this growing scene.

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! :)

Sassafras Stomp is Johanna Davis on fiddle and Adam Nordell on guitar, feet, and mouth. They're a nationally acclaimed band not just because their music is a compelling mix of the modern and traditional, both grounding dancers and elevating dancers at once, but also because they're kind, awesome people. They'll be rocking our evening.
Check 'em out at

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 Dela Taylor, a brand-spankin' new caller. She'll teach the other half of the night, and may or may not wear raucous pants.

Join us from 10 p.m. 'til close for snacks and drinks just down the street at LFK (188A State St in Longfellow Square). All ages welcome!

Directions may be found here:

Parking is on street and abundant in the State Street/West End neighborhood. In Portland, parking on Thursdays after 6pm is free!