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Common Floor Contra Dance - Portland Maine

You're invited to another Common Floor Contra Dance in Portland, Maine.

Caller: Chrissy Fowler

Band: Pine Tree Flyers

When: Sunday, May 12th, 2024

Where: Temple Beth El (400 Deering Ave, Portland, ME)

Price: $15 Suggested Donation (at the door, cash or Venmo)

All ages and experience levels are welcome. Dress comfortably, bring clean shoes to dance in, and a water bottle. You don't need to bring a dance partner. Please don’t wear heavy fragrances. Parking is abundant and free. This is a substance-free event. Masks optional.

Join our facebook group to hear about upcoming events and RSVP to this event. More info at www.CommonFloorContra.Dance

What is Contra Dancing?

Contra dancing is a traditional folk dance with English, Scottish, and French origins. There’s always a live band. These events are extremely accessible for newcomers and a great place to find community.

Our Future Events

Our Portland dances are Second Sundays! Here’s what we have booked:


May 12: Pine Tree Flyers with Chrissy Fowler calling

June 9: Calico with George Marshall calling

July 14: Glen Loper (and friends TBD) with Don Veino calling

Aug 11: TBD

Sep 8: Crossover Trio with Penelope Weinberger calling

Oct 13: TBD

Nov 10: Cojiro with TBD

Dec 15: Plucket with TBD

And onwards!

Other Maine Dances

Hallowell, Belfast, Berwick, Cherryfield, Otisfield, Freeport, Surry, Brooks, Orono, Monson, Dover-Foxcroft, Vassalboro, Eastport, Yarmouth, Gray. Check this map or this calendar.