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Ness & the Sonic Solutions with Dugan Murphy & Gawain Thomas, featuring Nancy Kiersted

  • 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! :)



Ness & the Sonic Solutions is Ness Smith-Savedoff, with Lilly Pearlman and Neil Pearlman. Ness is most well-known for his band Gallimaufry and Lilly and Neil from their band Party of Three.

Calling this evening will be Dugan Murphy and emerging caller Gawain Thomas. New caller Nancy Kiersted will also take the stage to call one dance.



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: March 30
Chimney Swift with Luke Donforth
Later Event: April 13
Nope! No dance tonight