Special Friday night contra dance with music by Mulberry Street and caller Dugan Murphy at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square.
On a tour of New England from Cincinnati, Ohio, Mulberry Street is Kristen Planeaux (piano & percussion), Ben Hemmendinger (accordion), and Perin Ellsworth-Heller (fiddle). Fierce, soaring fiddle and pulsing accordion swing and harmonize around persuasive piano grooves, accented by driving foot percussion and hand drumming. Hometown favorite, Dugan Murphy, will be calling with them. See the PICD website for more info.
This event is a special extra Friday night dance put on by the Portland Intown Contra Dance series.
Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited.
$12 at the door. Enter through the courtyard.
Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:30; dance 8:00-11:00.
Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find a spot.
Join the Portland Intown Contra Dance Facebook Group for updates and discussion.