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The Pic'd Up Orchestra with Caller Emma Anderson

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

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance!


Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m.

Contra dancing from 7:30 '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! :)



Music this evening will be provided by the Portland Intown Contra Dance's open band, The Pic'd Up Orchestra, conducted by Fearless Leader, Emily Troll, and joined by Clara Stickney (fiddle) and Neil Pearlman (piano). Click here for more information about the open band and how you can join.  Our caller is Emma Anderson, who just moved to Western Mass from Seattle. Sound will be provided by Ness Smith-Savedoff.



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.