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Ness Smith-Savedoff, Emily Troll, & Lilly Pearlman with Angela DeCarlis

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

Join us for our weekly Thursday Portland Intown Contra Dance!


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!

No partner needed!

New dancers encouraged to come! :)



Our own Ness Smith-Savedoff will be jamming with Lilly Pearlman and Emily Troll this week.

Ness will be on percussion. He's been pulling together many bands of late, but is known for Midwestern treat Gallimaufry. Emily, of Anadama fame, will be on accordian. You can check her out here and here. Lilly will be on fiddle. She's performed with the Highland Soles since the age of nine.

And Angela DeCarlis will be back this week calling for us!



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. 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.

Earlier Event: August 11
Chimney Swift with Angela DeCarlis
Later Event: August 25
Midnight Toast with Sue Rosen