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Birl with Dela Murphy and Ezra Smith

  • 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


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 a Scottish-flavored band from thw wilds of New Hampshire featuring Tad Dreis (guitar among other instruments), Garrett Cameron (banjouke among other instruments), and Samuel Foucher (accordion among other instruments. Calling is our own Dela Murphy, joined by emerging caller, Ezra Smith in the second half. 



Enter through the courtyard.

State Street Church is located at 159 State Street. For directions, use Google Maps.

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.

Earlier Event: March 8
CANCELED: Bad Plaid with Shari Shakti
Later Event: March 22
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