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Birl with Don Veino

  • 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 Birl.  They are Garrett Cameron (banjo), Tad Dreis (guitar) and Samuel Foucher (accordion), all visiting from the wilds of New Hampshire. Our caller is Don Veino, visiting us from Boston. Sound will be provided by Glen Loper.



Directions may be found on the State Street Church website.


Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. You may also park at The Fresh Approach Market or The Reiche School on Brackett Street. See the parking info and map.  We recommend saving extra time, as it might take a bit to find a spot.

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