Got an event to share? Submit it here.

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

November 2017

Boothbay Harbor concert

November 4, 7:30 pm
Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Av
Boothbay Harbor, ME United States
+ Google Map
$20

Le Vent du Nord at the Opera House. The group’s current line-up consists of singers / multi-instrumentalists Nicolas Boulerice, Simon Beaudry, Olivier Demers, and Réjean Brunet. Some of their songs come from traditional folk repertoire, while others are original compositions. 7:30 PM. $20. FMI: 633-6855

Find out more »

Boothbay Harbor concert

November 4, 7:30 pm
Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Av
Boothbay Harbor, ME United States
+ Google Map
$20

Le Vent du Nord, Quebec's progressive folk band comes to Opera House. Tickets on sale now. $20 advance & $25 day of show. FMI: 633-6855 or boothbayoperahouse.com

Find out more »

Portland Sacred Harp Singing

November 5, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2017

The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

All are welcome to come sing with us at our Portland monthly Sacred Harp Singing, where we sing out of “The Sacred Harp” 1991 Denson edition. Loaner copies of this tunebook are available to use during the singing, as well as copies to purchase. No experience expected or necessary – beginners and curious onlookers are always warmly welcome. The Sacred Harp consists largely of early American devotional music, including hymns, fugues, anthems, etc. Coming out of a rich and uniquely…

Find out more »

Portland Dances of Universal Peace

November 5, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Creating Space Yoga Studio, 1717 Congress St. (Stroudwater)
Portland, ME 04102 United States
+ Google Map
$

The Dances of Universal Peace pair chants from world spiritual traditions with simple circle dances. All dances are taught, this month by guest leaders Amina and Arif. All are welcome! $5-$15 sliding scale. We meet 1717 Congress St. in the Stroudwater area of Portland, with ample, free, off-street parking. 2-4 PM. FMI 869-5751.

Find out more »

Belfast Scottish Country dance

November 6, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until January 8, 2018

Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$4

Scottish Country Dancing at the American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.). 7:30-9:30 PM $4 requested FMI: David, 469-3293, or Bob, 722-3139

Find out more »

Portland Peace Singers

November 7, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 5, 2017

Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av.
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map

Maine Peace Singers seeking new members. An intergenerational folk choir whose purpose is to promote peace and build community through music. We sing songs with messages of love, respect, hope, kindness, acceptance, friendship and diversity. We share our message through performance and sing-a-longs, while providing a community service. Practice every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av. There is no audition and we always welcome new members regardless of your musical or vocal talent.…

Find out more »

Portland – Sacred Harp Singing

November 7, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come sing with us! We get together every Tuesday evening and sing from the 1991 version of "The Sacred Harp." This is open community singing where all voices are welcome - no musical or singing experience is expected or necessary. Loaner song books are always available to use during the singing. Also known as shape note music, Sacred Harp music is a form of early American devotional music that comes out of a rich living tradition. Deeply rooted in the…

Find out more »

Blue Hill Scottish Country dance

November 8, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 10, 2018

Halcyon Grange Hall, Rt 15
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers welcome you to an open class at the Halcyon Grange Hall on Rt 15 in North Blue Hill. Beginners welcome, with or without a partner. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Mike, 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

November 8, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$15 - $20

Joe K. Walsh at One Longfellow Square. Joining Joe K. Walsh will be John Mailander on fiddle, Brittany Karlson on bass and Avril Smith on guitar. Hailed by CBC-Newfoundland as “one of the best mandolinists of his generation” and by Vintage Guitar Magazine as “brilliant”, Portland, Maine-based mandolin player Joe K. Walsh is known for his exceptional tone and taste. After a number of award-winning years as mandolinist with bluegrass stars the Gibson Brothers, Joe currently splits his time between an…

Find out more »

NO PORTLAND INTOWN CONTRA DANCE TONIGHT

November 9, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church, 189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$10

There will be no contra dance at the State Street Church in Portland on Thursday, November 9 or Thursday, November 23 due to a church functions those evenings.  These are two of three Thursdays per year that our venue is unavailable to us.  See you at the contra dances on November 16 and November 30! See the Portland Intown Contra Dance website for more info. Join the Portland Intown Contra Dance Facebook Group for updates and discussion.

Find out more »

Camden concert

November 9, 7:00 pm
Camden Library, 55 Main St
Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Ed Trickett at the Public Library. Ed is well known for his performances and recordings with Gordon Bok and Ann Mayo Muir, and he is also a wonderful solo performer on 6- and 12-string guitars. “I also play the hammered dulcimer,” says Ed, “which I use primarily as an accompanying instrument, and occasionally the piano. 7 PM. $10. FMI: 236-3440

Find out more »

Damariscotta Community Contra Dance

November 10, 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Damariscotta Baptist Church, 4 Bristol Road ( top of Main Street)
Damariscotta , ME United States
+ Google Map
$5 - $8

Community contra dance featuring  the Oyster Creek Fiddlers and Friends with Kaity Newell and special guest callers at the Baptist Church. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5-8. FMI: 462-6137 or knewell@aos93.org  

Find out more »

Brunswick Int Folk Dance

November 10, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

People Plus, 35 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
+ Google Map
$5

World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! At People Plus, 35 Union St, one block west of Maine St. All are welcome. $5. FMI: 200-7577, brennan.mk @ gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com.

Find out more »

Falmouth Coffee House

November 10, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Rd
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map

This second-Friday-of-every-month coffee house features local music artists, great coffee, non-alcoholic beverages and other treats. Held at the Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Rd, it’s an uplifting experience in a small and intimate setting. Our Coffee House is appropriate for all ages. This month features singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist Ronda Dale and singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Rob Babson. You won’t want to miss these two perform original songs and eclectic covers with blues, country, R&B and jazz influences. Donations gratefully accepted. FMI: fccdesk@maine.rr.com or call 781-3413.

Find out more »

Garland – Contra Dance

November 10, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill RD
Garland, 04939 United States
+ Google Map
$7.00

The Garland Grange (on Oliver Hill Rd) will host a Contra Dance with caller John McIntire & live music by Some Reel People. All dances are taught, all ages welcome. Admission: $7 singles, $12 families. 7:00 ~10:00 pm. FMI: Jim, 924-3925.

Find out more »

Lewiston Contra dance

November 10, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Av
Lewiston, ME United States
+ Google Map

The monthly Bates college contra dance will feature music by Catastrophe and Calling by Chrissy Fowler! All dances are taught and beginners are wildly encouraged to come join the fun, no previous experience necessary. Beginner lesson at 7:30, DANCE FROM 8:00-11:00. Suggested donation $5.00-8.00 for the general public and FREE FOR BATES STUDENTS!!! LOCATION: The Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. FMI: freewillfolk@gmail.com

Find out more »

Farmington – NO Contra Dance

November 11, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

No dance this month. We look forward to dancing with you on the second Saturday December 9 with the Franklin County Fiddlers, Steve Muise and John McIntire.

Find out more »

Ellsworth International Folk Dancing

November 11, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Moore Community Center, 125 State Street
Ellsworth, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8.00

Dance to the world's music! Beginners welcome, no partners needed. Learn a Turkish wedding dance, a Greek warrior dance, or a Romanian cradle dance at the Moore Community Center, 125 State St. Potluck and Dance Party! 4-6 PM FMI: 518-7473

Find out more »

Topsham Family Dance

November 11, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Topsham Grange, Pleasant Street
Topsham, ME United States
+ Google Map
$3 - $12

Family Barn Dance with an open band and Kathryn Larson calling. Topsham Grange, 47 Pleasant St. A great family event! 6:00-7:00 p.m. $3 each/$12 family max. Followed by a Finger-food Potluck and then the 7:30 Beginners Session and 8pm contra dance. FMI: 233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com

Find out more »

Bowdoinham – House Concert

November 11, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Whittlesey’s Barn, 182 Ridge Road
Bowdoinham, ME United States
+ Google Map
$10

Heather Hardy will bring her wonderful songs and music to the Barn at the Whittleseys, 182 Ridge Road, Bowdoinham on Saturday 11 November! Potluck 6:30, music 7:30. Requested Donation: $10. FMI: David, 522-4118.

Find out more »

Hiram – Open Mic

November 11, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hiram Community Center, 14 Historical Ridge
Hiram, ME 04041 United States
+ Google Map
Free - Donations welcome!

Come strut your stuff at the last open mic before we hibernate! All ages welcome. 10 min. maximum per act, please. Snacks & soft drinks available or BYOB. At the Hiram Community Center, 14 Historical Ridge. 7:00-9:00. Free - Donations welcome! FMI: Katherine & David 625-4549 or krhoda@world.oberlin.edu.

Find out more »

Topsham Contra dance

November 11, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Topsham Grange, Pleasant Street
Topsham, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8 - $10

Contra dance at the Topsham Grange! Band and Caller TBA. Located at 47 Pleasant St, about a mile from I-295 exit 31. Contras and more, most dances taught. Bring clean shoes for dancing! Bring water! Family Dance 6:00 $3/$12 (Sept-June), Finger-Food Potluck 7:00, Beginner session 7:30, Dance 8:00-11:00. $10/$8 Students & Seniors. FMI: 233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com, deffa.org, contradancetopsham.wordpress.com and find us on Facebook

Find out more »

Ellsworth – Int’l Folk Dancing

November 12, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moore Community Center, 125 State Street
Ellsworth, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8.00

Dance to the world's music! Beginners welcome, no partners needed. Learn a Turkish wedding dance, a Greek warrior dance, or a Romanian cradle dance. Instruction first hour, followed by requests. At the Moore Community Center, 125 State St. 1:00-3:00pm. $8. FMI: (207) 518-7473.

Find out more »

Waterville Shape Note singing

November 12, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 14, 2018

First Baptist church Wtrvl, 1 Park St
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
+ Google Map

The monthly Waterville Shape Note Singing will be held  from 2-5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1 Park Street.  The Shape Note singing is a free, participatory  event, not a performance. No experience is necessary and  beginners are warmly welcomed.  Books are available for loan or purchase. There will also be NO potluck meal after the singing, but feel free to bring snacks to share at the break.  The singing is primarily from the The Sacred Harp, a shape…

Find out more »

Belfast Scottish Country dance

November 13, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until January 8, 2018

Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$4

Scottish Country Dancing at the American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.). 7:30-9:30 PM $4 requested FMI: David, 469-3293, or Bob, 722-3139

Find out more »

Portland Peace Singers

November 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av.
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map

Maine Peace Singers is actively seeking new members. We are a folk choir whose purpose is to promote peace and build community through music. We sing songs with messages of love, respect, hope, kindness, acceptance, friendship and diversity. We share our message through performance and sing-a-longs, while providing a community service.Once or twice a month we sing out at local care facilities. Practice every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av. There is no audition…

Find out more »

Portland – Sacred Harp Singing

November 14, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come sing with us! We get together every Tuesday evening and sing from the 1991 version of "The Sacred Harp." This is open community singing where all voices are welcome - no musical or singing experience is expected or necessary. Loaner song books are always available to use during the singing. Also known as shape note music, Sacred Harp music is a form of early American devotional music that comes out of a rich living tradition. Deeply rooted in the…

Find out more »

Blue Hill Scottish Country dance

November 15, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 10, 2018

Halcyon Grange Hall, Rt 15
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers welcome you to an open class at the Halcyon Grange Hall on Rt 15 in North Blue Hill. Beginners welcome, with or without a partner. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Mike, 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

November 15, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$12 - $15

OLS & SPACE present: Leyla McCalla w/ Ahmad Hassan Muhammad (of Jaw Gems). Named 2013’s Album of the Year by the London Sunday Times and Songlines magazine, Leyla McCalla’s debut album, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes, made a profound impression upon all who heard it. The record, which set some of Hughes’ poems to Leyla’s music, and also included original compositions and Haitian folk songs, received rapturous reviews for its haunting mixture of music and message. A Haitian-American…

Find out more »

Portland Intown Contra Dance

November 16, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church, 189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Contra dance with music by Owen, Baron, and Elly and caller Dela Murphy at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Owen, Baron, and Elly are Owen Marshall, Baron Collins-Hill, and Elly Marshall.  Dela Murphy will call the first half of the dance and emerging caller, Elsa Rowe, will call the second half.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are…

Find out more »

Bangor – Contra Dance

November 17, 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church, Bangor, 120 Park St., Bangor
Bangor, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8

Contra dance with music by Emma Walsh and Pepin Mittelhauser with John McIntire calling. Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park Street, downtown Bangor.  Beginners' session at 7:30 PM; dance at 8. All ages welcome; all dances taught. Admission $8. FMI: bangorcontra@gmail.com; 941-9727 or bangorcontra.org.  

Find out more »

Bowdoin – House Concert

November 17, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Home of Pam Weeks Bowdoin, ME United States + Google Map
$20

Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald join together, blending the rich traditional sound of the Cape Breton fiddle with the fiery edge of the Scottish Border pipes. Combining their creative vision with influences from Old and New World Gaelic traditions, they create a powerful sound.  Since meeting at the 2013 Celtic Colours Festival, Ben & Anita have toured across North America and further afield, wowing audiences with their captivating blend of driving dance tunes and soulful Gaelic airs. Ben & Anita will…

Find out more »

Peaks Island Contra Dance

November 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peaks Island Elementary School, 4 Church Av
Peaks Island, ME Select a Country:
+ Google Map
$5 - $20

All ages of islanders and mainlanders, their families and friends, are invited!  Come alone or in a group.  Partners are not needed, dances are taught.  Proceeds benefit Peaks Island After School Academy.  Music by STEAMPACKET (Glen Loper, Tamora Goltz, David Stimson).  Calling by DUGAN MURPHY.

Find out more »

Brunswick Int Folk Dance

November 17, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

People Plus, 35 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
+ Google Map
$5

World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! At People Plus, 35 Union St, one block west of Maine St. All are welcome. $5. FMI: 200-7577, brennan.mk @ gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com.

Find out more »

Bangor Concert

November 17, 7:30 pm
Gracie Theatre at Husson University, ,, 1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Childsplay at the Gracie Theater at Hussan University, 1 College Circle. 7:30 PM $30-40. FMI: 941-7888 or gracietheatre.com

Find out more »

Portland – CD Release Concert

November 17, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$30 - $35

Aztec Two-Step "Naked" CD Release at One Longfellow Square. Legendary folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step will celebrate the release of their new album "Naked," performing highlights from the CD, including "Family," "Long Black Lincoln" and the title-track "Naked" – a socially-conscious and uplifting song with contemporary themes. The duo will also perform early fan-favorites from their storied 46-year career. After more than four decades, Rex and Neal continue to impress audiences with their intelligent songwriting, dazzling acoustic lead guitar and soaring two-part harmonies,…

Find out more »

Bowdoinham – Contra Dance

November 18, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bowdoinham Town Hall, School St
Bowdoinham, ME United States
+ Google Map
$7 - $10

THIRD SATURDAY CONTRA DANCE AT BOWDOINHAM TOWN HALL (on School St). Music by T-Acadie: Pam Weeks on fiddle and mountain dulcimer; Jim Joseph on button accordion, 5-string banjo, foot percussion; Bill Olson on guitar. Calling by Bill Olson. Dance to Quebecois, old time tunes... and original dances by Bill. beginners 7:30, dance 8-11. donation: $10 ($7 seniors and students) Beginners' workshop 7:30, dance 8-11. come on out!!! FMI: Pam, 207-666-3709.

Find out more »

Trenton Contra Dance

November 18, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Trenton Grange Hall, Intersection of Route 3 and 230
Trenton, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8.00

Contra dance at the Trenton Grange Hall, located at the traffic light intersection on Rte. 3 and 230. Gus LaCasse and Peter Lindquist will provide wonderful, energizing dance music. Caller TBA. 7:30 walk-through, dance from 8-11 pm.  All welcome. No experience or partner needed. Come listen to great live music and join the fun.  Snacks and drinks provided. $8. FMI: 244-4193

Find out more »

Orono Contra Dance

November 18, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Keith Anderson Community Center, 19 Bennoch Road
Orono, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8.00

Dance with Orono Contraband and caller John McIntire! Beginner session at 7:30 PM, and full dance from 8:30-11:00 PM. $1 off beer at Woodman's Bar & Grill next door with dance ticket. $8 admission for non-students; FREE for UMaine students! Sponsored by UMaine Student Government and the Traditional Music and Dance Club.

Find out more »

Portland concert

November 18, 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Portland High School Auditorium, 284 Cumberland St
Portland, ME 04101 Select a Country:
+ Google Map
$25

Fiddling supergroup Childsplay, with Irish singer Karan Casey, is a who's who of fiddlers from the United States and the Celtic world. They will be celebrating over 30 years of touring by bringing their band of 14 fiddlers and 9 all-star instrumentalists, dancers and singers back to the Portland High School auditorium, 284 Cumberland St. All the fiddlers in Childsplay perform on instruments made by violin maker Bob Childs of Cambridge. 8 PM. $25. FMI: 617-354-1673 or childsplay.org

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

November 18, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$18 - $23

Griffin House at One Longfellow Square. It is a true--and nowadays rare--musician who writes lyrics so vulnerable and authentic that an audience is irrevocably captured by the powerful experience of sharing the journey. An album that is essentially an autobiographical account of personal mistakes, change, and growth, offers listeners a chance to reflect on their own experiences and connect with another’s story. With Griffin House’s upcoming album, So On and So Forth, it is clear the artist digs deep and…

Find out more »

Belfast Scottish Country dance

November 20, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until January 8, 2018

Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$4

Scottish Country Dancing at the American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.). 7:30-9:30 PM $4 requested FMI: David, 469-3293, or Bob, 722-3139

Find out more »

Portland Peace Singers

November 21, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av.
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map

Maine Peace Singers is actively seeking new members. We are a folk choir whose purpose is to promote peace and build community through music. We sing songs with messages of love, respect, hope, kindness, acceptance, friendship and diversity. We share our message through performance and sing-a-longs, while providing a community service.Once or twice a month we sing out at local care facilities. Practice every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av. There is no audition…

Find out more »

Portland – Sacred Harp Singing

November 21, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come sing with us! We get together every Tuesday evening and sing from the 1991 version of "The Sacred Harp." This is open community singing where all voices are welcome - no musical or singing experience is expected or necessary. Loaner song books are always available to use during the singing. Also known as shape note music, Sacred Harp music is a form of early American devotional music that comes out of a rich living tradition. Deeply rooted in the…

Find out more »

Blue Hill Scottish Country dance

November 22, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 10, 2018

Halcyon Grange Hall, Rt 15
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers welcome you to an open class at the Halcyon Grange Hall on Rt 15 in North Blue Hill. Beginners welcome, with or without a partner. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Mike, 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com

Find out more »

NO PORTLAND INTOWN CONTRA DANCE TONIGHT

November 23, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church, 189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$10

There will be no contra dance at the State Street Church in Portland on Thursday, November 9 or Thursday, November 23 due to a church functions those evenings.  These are two of three Thursdays per year that our venue is unavailable to us. See you at the contra dances on November 16 and November 30! See the Portland Intown Contra Dance website for more info. Join the Portland Intown Contra Dance Facebook Group for updates and discussion.

Find out more »

Brunswick Int Folk Dance

November 24, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

People Plus, 35 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
+ Google Map
$5

World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! At People Plus, 35 Union St, one block west of Maine St. All are welcome. $5. FMI: 200-7577, brennan.mk @ gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com.

Find out more »

Newfields, NH – Contra Dance

November 24, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Newfields Town Hall, 65 Main Street
Newfields, NH 03856 United States
+ Google Map
$9

Join us for Black Friday Contra dancing! Work off those extra dessert treats, clear the cobwebs, and dance the night away. We'll enjoy the music of Gypsy Minor (Sarah Nelson on keyboards, Tom Moreau on fiddle).  Our caller is Jeannine Ameduri from Massachusetts, who always has some fun dances for us. It'll be a foot stomping good time! At the Newfields Town Hall, 65 Main Street. 7:30-10:30. $9. FMI: Patti Maxwell, (603) 463-0451.

Find out more »

North Whitefield Contra Dance

November 24, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
North Whitefield St. Denis Parish Hall, 298 Grand Army Rd Whitefield, ME 04353 United States
North Whitefield, ME 04353 United States
+ Google Map
$6 - $10

Henry Road; John Pranio fiddle, Glen Loper, mandolin and Jamie Oshima on guitar, foot percussion and keyboard with Dugan Murphy calling at St Denis Parish Hall. $6-10 sliding scale. 8-11 PM FMI: 338-0296

Find out more »

Ellsworth International Folk dance

November 25, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Moore Community Center, 125 State Street
Ellsworth, ME United States
+ Google Map

Dance to the world's music! Beginners welcome, no partners needed. Learn a Turkish wedding dance, a Greek warrior dance, or a Romanian cradle dance at the Moore Community Center, 125 State St. Potluck and Dance Party! 4-6 PM FMI: 518-7473

Find out more »

Augusta – Contra Dance

November 25, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
South Parish Congregational Church, 9 Church St.
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
+ Google Map
$5 - $10

With calling by Lani Palm and groovy contra tunes played by Volution, it’s sure to be an amazing time! So come dance with us at the South Parish Congregational Church (9 Church St)! Beginner’s lesson at 7:30, all dances will be taught! A dessert potluck will happen at 9:30pm. Adults: $10, Students: $7, Under 12: $5. FMI: Autumn, autumn@91courtstreet.net.

Find out more »

Ellsworth – Int’l Folk Dancing

November 26, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moore Community Center, 125 State Street
Ellsworth, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8.00

Dance to the world's music! Beginners welcome, no partners needed. Learn a Turkish wedding dance, a Greek warrior dance, or a Romanian cradle dance. Instruction first hour followed by requests. At the Moore Community Center, 125 State St. 1:00-3:00pm. $8. FMI: (207) 518-7473. Please call to be sure we are meeting!

Find out more »

New Gloucester Slow Jam

November 26, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

No Slow Jam this month. Instead, please join us in New Gloucester for Christmas Tree lighting, 4:30 PM. New Gloucester Town Hall, 385 Intervale Rd. Holiday singing, followed by cookies and hot chocolate next door at the New Gloucester Public Library. Linda Jacobs 333-8110 or jacobslindas5@gmail.com or Ketra Crosson 227-1309 or fiddlestep@securespeed.us.

Find out more »

Belfast Scottish Country dance

November 27, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until January 8, 2018

Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$4

Scottish Country Dancing at the American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.). 7:30-9:30 PM $4 requested FMI: David, 469-3293, or Bob, 722-3139

Find out more »

Portland Peace Singers

November 28, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av.
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map

Maine Peace Singers is actively seeking new members. We are a folk choir whose purpose is to promote peace and build community through music. We sing songs with messages of love, respect, hope, kindness, acceptance, friendship and diversity. We share our message through performance and sing-a-longs, while providing a community service.Once or twice a month we sing out at local care facilities. Practice every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av. There is no audition…

Find out more »

Portland – Sacred Harp Singing

November 28, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come sing with us! We get together every Tuesday evening and sing from the 1991 version of "The Sacred Harp." This is open community singing where all voices are welcome - no musical or singing experience is expected or necessary. Loaner song books are always available to use during the singing. Also known as shape note music, Sacred Harp music is a form of early American devotional music that comes out of a rich living tradition. Deeply rooted in the…

Find out more »

Blue Hill Scottish Country dance

November 29, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 10, 2018

Halcyon Grange Hall, Rt 15
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers welcome you to an open class at the Halcyon Grange Hall on Rt 15 in North Blue Hill. Beginners welcome, with or without a partner. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Mike, 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com

Find out more »

Portland Intown Contra Dance

November 30, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church, 189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Contra dance with music by Dance Panther and caller Dugan Murphy at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Dance Panther is Glen Loper, Bethany Waickman, and Alden Robinson.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street…

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

November 30, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$15 - $20

Session Americana is a rock band in a tea cup, or possibly a folk band in a whiskey bottle. This band/collective of talented musicians craft an musical experience unlike any other. On stage is a collapsible bar table wired with microphones, a vintage suitcase recast as a kick drum, an old Estey field organ, a pre-war parlor guitar, a mandocello and all of its smaller siblings, a harmonica case fire damaged when Jack's bar went up in flames and graffitied…

Find out more »
December 2017

Bath – Youth Fiddle Jam

December 1, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bath Dance Works, 72 Front Street 3rd floor
Bath, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Come join with other young musician and learn to play fiddle tunes together.  Call to get a tune list.  Other instruments welcome. At Bath Dance Works, 72 Front Street 3rd floor. 5-6pm. $5 donation for musicians. FMI: 207-522-3900.

Find out more »

Augusta- Benefit Concert

December 1, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Church, Augusta, ME, 69 Winthrop St
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
+ Google Map
$10

World AIDS Day Concert and remembrance. Horizon Program presents a Benefit concert featuring Ed Desjardins, Tom Giordano, Lynne Deeves and Martin Swinger (with other special guests!). 6PM at the Unitarian Church, Winthrop St, Augusta. SUGGESTED Donation $10, no one turned away.

Find out more »

Brunswick – Int’l Folk Dance

December 1, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

People Plus, 35 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
+ Google Map
$5

World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Fridays at People Plus, 35 Union St, one block west of Maine St, Brunswick. 6:30-9:00pm. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, brennan.mk @ gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com.

Find out more »

Belfast – Community Dance

December 1, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$1 - $2

Calling by Chrissy Fowler with music by the All-Comers Band. American Legion Hall, 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.) at 6:30 p.m. Come with or without a partner. All are welcome. Musicians, bring your instruments! Adults $2, children $1. Part of the Belfast Flying Shoes dance series. For info: 338-0979 belfastflyingshoes@gmail.com  www.belfastflyingshoes.org

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 1, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$16 - $20

The Suitcase Junket w/ Katie Matzell at One Longfellow Square. From the salvaged sounds of American juke joints, back porches, honky tonks and rock clubs, The Suitcase Junket conjures an entirely new sound in this essential rock collection, Pile Driver. The Suitcase Junket is Matt Lorenz: artist, tinkerer, swamp yankee, one-man band. His is the road-worn voice rising over the grind of a tube-amped dumpster guitar, with wild double pitches of throat singing. From The Suitcase Junket's penchant for thrift and…

Find out more »

Belfast – Contra Dance

December 1, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5 - $10

Contra dance with calling by John McIntire and music by Dance Panther: Alden Robinson, fiddle; Glen Loper, mandolin & tenor banjo; Bethany Waickman, guitar & piano. Sound by Glen Loper. American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.) in Belfast at 8:00 p.m. Come with or without a partner. All are welcome. Adults $10, ages 13-20 and adult All-Comers $8, kids $5. Bring a box fan for the window and get $1 off! Part of the Belfast Flying Shoes dance series. For…

Find out more »

Bowdoinham Dance Party

December 2, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Watersong Music Studio, 9 Main St
Bowdoinham, 04008 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Traditional Cajun dance band, JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuhs (JJJ), will be sharing the stage with Cilantro, a local blues/rock band, at Watersong Music Studio, 9 Main St, down by the waterfront. Potluck begins at 6 (bring a dish and a beverage), dance party begins at 7 with JJJ taking the stage around 8. Suggested donation $10. FMI: 607-9027

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 2, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$20 - $25

She started out singing in Chicago bars. Then, barely out of high school, Lucy Kaplansky took off for New York City. There she found a fertile community of songwriters and performers. With a beautiful flair for harmony, Lucy was everyone’s favorite singing partner. But then Lucy left the musical fast track to pursue a doctorate in Psychology. Yet she continued to sing. When Lucy’s solo tapes got into the hands of Bob Feldman, president of Red House Records, he was…

Find out more »

Bath – Family Round Singing

December 3, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until April 1, 2018

Bath Dance Works, 72 Front Street 3rd floor
Bath , ME United States
+ Google Map
$5 - $15

Not a singer but want to be?  Want to learn new songs?  Want to join your voice with others?  Come exercise your ears and voice with us by singing rounds, call and answer songs and more. Simple songs you can learn by ear. Bring a song to lead if you want. No experience necessary. At Bath Dance works, 72 Front St, 3rd floor, downtown Bath. 11am-12pm. $5 donation, $15 for Family. Please email or text an RSVP to Sharon Pyne…

Find out more »

Portland Sacred Harp Singing

December 3, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2017

The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

All are welcome to come sing with us at our Portland monthly Sacred Harp Singing, where we sing out of “The Sacred Harp” 1991 Denson edition. Loaner copies of this tunebook are available to use during the singing, as well as copies to purchase. No experience expected or necessary – beginners and curious onlookers are always warmly welcome. The Sacred Harp consists largely of early American devotional music, including hymns, fugues, anthems, etc. Coming out of a rich and uniquely…

Find out more »

Portland – Dances of Universal Peace

December 3, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Creating Space Yoga Studio, 1717 Congress St. (Stroudwater)
Portland, ME 04102 United States
+ Google Map
$5 - $20

The Dances of Universal Peace pair chants from world spiritual traditions with simple circle dances. All dances are taught. All are welcome! We meet at the Creating Space Yoga Studio (1717 Congress St.) in the Stroudwater area of Portland, with ample, free, off-street parking. 2-4pm. $5-$20 sliding scale. FMI: Mindy at 207-869-5751 or https://www.facebook.com/PortlandMEDancesOfUniversalPeace/

Find out more »

Camden concert

December 3, 7:00 pm
First Congregational Church Camden, Elm St
Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map
$13 - $15

Anne Dodson and Friends 30th Annual Winter Program at the First Congregational Church. Joining Anne will be the the usual stalwart crew: The Quasimodal Chorus, Matt Szostak, Will Brown, David Dodson, Gordon Bok, Kat Logan, Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen. Doors open at 6:30 PM and advance tickets are available at The Owl and Turtle in Camden and at Rock City Cafe in Rockland. Tickets may also be reserved in advance, to be held at the door. Adults: $13 advance, $15 suggested…

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 3, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$12 - $15

Front Country and Twisted Pine at One Longfellow Square. An acoustic band born in the land of tech innovation, Front Country learned to play roots music their own way, with the tools they had on hand. A mandolinist with a degree in composition and classical guitar. A guitarist trained in rock and world music. A bassist equally versed in jazz and bluegrass. A violinist with technique that could seamlessly hop between honky tonk and electropop. A female lead singer with grit…

Find out more »

Belfast Scottish Country dance

December 4, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until January 8, 2018

Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$4

Scottish Country Dancing at the American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.). 7:30-9:30 PM $4 requested FMI: David, 469-3293, or Bob, 722-3139

Find out more »

Hallowell – CD Release Concert

December 4, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Slates Restaurant Hallowell, ME United States + Google Map
$15

Martin Swinger celebrates the release of  "Living Things", his 6th CD of original songs at Slates Monday Night Concert, Slates Restaurant, Hallowell. Dinner is available beginning 5:30, concert is at 8. Reservations suggested: 622-9575.  Martin creates an eclectic mix of poetry/story-driven songs guaranteed to capture your imagination and tickle your heart! Accompanied by Ed Desjardins. $15.

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 4, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$40 - $45

An Evening With Tom Rush at One Longfellow Square. Tom Rush's distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. 8-11pm. $40 advance, $45 day of. FMI: onelongfellowsquare.com.

Find out more »

Portland Peace Singers

December 5, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av.
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map

Maine Peace Singers is actively seeking new members. We are a folk choir whose purpose is to promote peace and build community through music. We sing songs with messages of love, respect, hope, kindness, acceptance, friendship and diversity. We share our message through performance and sing-a-longs, while providing a community service.Once or twice a month we sing out at local care facilities. Practice every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av. There is no audition…

Find out more »

Portland – Sacred Harp Singing

December 5, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come sing with us! We get together every Tuesday evening and sing from the 1991 version of "The Sacred Harp." This is open community singing where all voices are welcome - no musical or singing experience is expected or necessary. Loaner song books are always available to use during the singing. Also known as shape note music, Sacred Harp music is a form of early American devotional music that comes out of a rich living tradition. Deeply rooted in the…

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 5, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$15 - $20

The Andy Statman Trio at One Longfellow Square. Meandering through time, geography and culture, Andy Statman and his inimitable hybrid sound move freely among the before, the after, and the present. Andy Statman, one of his generation's premier mandolinists and clarinetists, takes for granted that a performer might embody several worlds in his art, and seems humbled by the fact that his music, like his story, is extraordinary. 8-11pm. $15 advance, $20 day of. FMI: onelongfellowsquare.com.

Find out more »

Blue Hill Scottish Country dance

December 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 10, 2018

Halcyon Grange Hall, Rt 15
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers welcome you to an open class at the Halcyon Grange Hall on Rt 15 in North Blue Hill. Beginners welcome, with or without a partner. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Mike, 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com

Find out more »

Blue Hill – English Country Dance

December 6, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Road
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, come to the Blue Hill Public Library (5 Parker Point Rd) and learn to dance like it's 1817! English Country Dance instructors Nancy Rosalie and John McIntire will teach a brief lesson at 7:00, followed by dancing with music by the North Star Sisters. English Country Dance is similar to the American tradition of Contra Dance, in which couples dance together in a figure or "set" while a "caller" leads…

Find out more »

Portland Intown Contra Dance

December 7, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church, 189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Contra dance with music by Anna Patton and Andrew VanNorstrand with Amy Englesberg and caller Sarah VanNorstrand at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Anna Patton (also of Elixir and The Figments) is visiting from Vermont, Andrew VanNorstrand (also of Great Bear) from upstate New York, and Amy Englesberg (also of Free Raisins) from Washington state.  Sarah is also visiting from upstate New York.  This combination of performers should not be missed.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is…

Find out more »

Brunswick – Int’l Folk Dance

December 8, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

People Plus, 35 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
+ Google Map
$5

World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Fridays at People Plus, 35 Union St, one block west of Maine St, Brunswick. 6:30-9:00pm. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, brennan.mk @ gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com.

Find out more »

Falmouth Coffee House

December 8, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Rd
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map

This second-Friday-of-every-month coffee house features local music artists, great coffee, non-alcoholic beverages and other treats. It’s an uplifting experience in a small and intimate setting. Our coffee house is appropriate for all ages. Donations gratefully accepted. FMI contact: fccdesk@maine.rr.com or call (207)781-3413. This month features a split set with Bob Stakel and Katie Daggett. Bob Stakel will provide an opportunity for you to sing along to many of your favorite folk songs with a few new ones sprinkled in. Katie…

Find out more »

Garland – Contra Dance

December 8, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill RD
Garland, Maine 04939 United States
+ Google Map
$7.00

Contra Dance for all ages. All dances are taught. Caller is John McIntire with live music by Some Reel People. At the Garland Grange Hall on Oliver Hill Rd. 7:00-9:30pm. $7. FMI: Jim, 924-3925.

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 8, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$12 - $15

Jenni Lyn (of Delta Mae) at One Longfellow Square. Born and raised in South Carolina, the bluegrass songstress knew she’d be Nashville ­bound from her early childhood days. The artist credits her musical family, beginning with her banjo-playing grandmother, for instilling in her a passion for music and a love of bluegrass when she was just five years old. 8-11pm. $12 advance, $15 day of. FMI: onelongfellowsquare.com.

Find out more »

Lewiston Contra Dance

December 8, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 50 Campus Ave
Lewiston , ME 04240 United States
+ Google Map
$5 - $8.00

It's the THIRD BATES CONTRA DANCE OF THE YEAR!!! Come out and dance to live music by Henry Road and calling by the renowned Chrissy Fowler. John Pranio—fiddle & harmonica Glen Loper—mandolin, tenor banjo, & percussion Jamie Oshima—guitar, piano, & percussion All dances are taught and beginners are wildly encouraged to come join the fun, no previous experience necessary. NEW Location: Skelton Lounge (upstairs in Chase Hall) ~Beginner lesson at 7:40 ~DANCE FROM 8:00-11:00. Suggested donation $5-8/FREE for students of Bates…

Find out more »

Topsham – Family Dance

December 9, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Topsham Grange, Pleasant Street
Topsham, ME United States
+ Google Map
$3 - $12

Family Barn Dance with an open band and Kathryn Larson calling. Topsham Grange, 47 Pleasant St. A great family event! 6:00-7:00 p.m. $3 each/$12 family max. Followed by a Finger-food Potluck and then the 7:30 Beginners Session and 8pm contra dance. FMI: 233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com

Find out more »

Farmington Contra dance

December 9, 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
West Farmington Grange, 126 Bridge St.
Farmington, ME United States
+ Google Map
$6

Contra dancing returns to the West Farmington Grange Hall 126 Bridge St. Music by the Franklin County Fiddlers and calling by John McIntire. Family dance from 6:30-7:30. Evening dance 8-10:30. All dances taught. No partner necessary. All are welcome! Family dance: $2adults/$1children OR $6 adults/$5 students.$15/family max. FMI: Kim, 491-9928.

Find out more »

York – Concert

December 9, 7:00 pm
First Parish Church, York, 180 York St
York, ME United States
+ Google Map
$15 - $20

Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen 10th Annual York Christmas Concert at First Parish Church, 180 York St. 7pm. $15 advance, $20 day of show/ $10 students, 8 & under free. FMI: http://www.seacoastguitar.org or 363-1886.

Find out more »

Topsham – Contra Dance

December 9, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Topsham Grange, Pleasant Street
Topsham, ME United States
+ Google Map
$8 - $10

Contra dance at the Topsham Grange! Sassafras Stomp - John Pranio, Johanna Davis & Adam Nordell with caller Maggie Robinson. Located at 47 Pleasant St, about a mile from I-295 exit 31. Contras and more, most dances taught. Bring clean shoes for dancing! Bring water! Family Dance 6:00 $3/$12 (Sept-June), Finger-Food Potluck 7:00, Beginner session 7:30, Dance 8:00-11:00. $10/$8 Students & Seniors. FMI: 233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com, deffa.org, contradancetopsham.wordpress.com and find us on Facebook

Find out more »

Bath concert

December 9, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St
Bath, ME 4530-2617 United States
+ Google Map
$18 - $22

Low Lily with John Whelan and Katie McNally present 'the Turning of the Year' at the Chocolate Church. Seven-time All-Ireland accordion champion and Narada recording artist John Whelan teams up with roots band Low Lily and Scottish-style fiddler Katie McNally for a spectacular holiday mini-fest! Featuring traditional and original music from Ireland, Scotland, and America, this diverse and energetic show will help usher in the holiday season with a bang. Alongside uptempo jigs and reels will be lesser-known Christmas carols and…

Find out more »

Portland – Concert

December 9, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$14 - $18

Driftwood at One Longfellow Square. As natives of Binghamton, the members of Driftwood hail from a working town, but play music rooted in the land, leaning alternately into folk, old-time, country, punk, and rock, depending on their personal moods and their songs’ needs. They wield old-time instruments, but they do so with a punk-rock ethos. 8-11pm. $14 advance, $18 day of. FMI: onelongfellowsquare.com.

Find out more »

Portland concert

December 9, 8:00 pm
Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map
$12 - $18

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble and special guest violinist Sarah Mueller for an evening of mystical and entrancing songs of the “aşıklar” (“those who are in love”), the wandering troubadours of Turkey. These songs are rarely (if ever) publicly performed outside of Turkey and we would love to share them with you. The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble presents music from the richly varied contemporary and historic cultural traditions of the Middle East including Arabic classical and folk music, Ottoman Turkish Classical…

Find out more »

Waterville Shape Note singing

December 10, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 14, 2018

First Baptist church Wtrvl, 1 Park St
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
+ Google Map

The monthly Waterville Shape Note Singing will be held  from 2-5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1 Park Street.  The Shape Note singing is a free, participatory  event, not a performance. No experience is necessary and  beginners are warmly welcomed.  Books are available for loan or purchase. There will also be NO potluck meal after the singing, but feel free to bring snacks to share at the break.  The singing is primarily from the The Sacred Harp, a shape…

Find out more »

Belfast Scottish Country dance

December 11, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until January 8, 2018

Belfast American Legion Hall, 143 High St.
Belfast, ME United States
+ Google Map
$4

Scottish Country Dancing at the American Legion Hall 143 High St. (entrance on Church St.). 7:30-9:30 PM $4 requested FMI: David, 469-3293, or Bob, 722-3139

Find out more »

Portland Peace Singers

December 12, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av.
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map

Maine Peace Singers is actively seeking new members. We are a folk choir whose purpose is to promote peace and build community through music. We sing songs with messages of love, respect, hope, kindness, acceptance, friendship and diversity. We share our message through performance and sing-a-longs, while providing a community service.Once or twice a month we sing out at local care facilities. Practice every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM at the Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Av. There is no audition…

Find out more »

Portland – Sacred Harp Singing

December 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 9, 2018

First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come sing with us! We get together every Tuesday evening and sing from the 1991 version of "The Sacred Harp." This is open community singing where all voices are welcome - no musical or singing experience is expected or necessary. Loaner song books are always available to use during the singing. Also known as shape note music, Sacred Harp music is a form of early American devotional music that comes out of a rich living tradition. Deeply rooted in the…

Find out more »

Portland Chanukah party

December 13, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Av
Portland, ME United States
+ Google Map
Donations welcome

Live music by the Tummlers, fresh latkes and other refreshments, candle lighting, craft activities and more!  At Temple Beth El Social Hall, 400 Deering Ave. All are welcome. For more information contact the Temple Beth El office at (207) 774-2649 or by email at office@tbemaine.org

Find out more »

Blue Hill Scottish Country dance

December 13, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 10, 2018

Halcyon Grange Hall, Rt 15
Blue Hill, ME United States
+ Google Map
$5

Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers welcome you to an open class at the Halcyon Grange Hall on Rt 15 in North Blue Hill. Beginners welcome, with or without a partner. 6:30-8:30 PM. $5 suggested donation. FMI: Mike, 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com

Find out more »

Heather Pierson Jazz Trio & “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

December 13, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Church, 163 Main St
Mexico, ME 04257 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Heather Pierson Jazz Trio & "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Find out more »
+ Export Events