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Riptide plus Ness with Nils Fredland

  • 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 Riptide plus Ness.  Riptide is Glen Loper (mandolin, banjo), Alden Robinson (fiddle), and Owen Marshall (guitar). Ness Smith-Savedoff is joining them to play drums. Our caller is the nationally-renowned Nils Fredland, making his debut in Portland! 





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.

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