Bubbaville is a 501c3 non-profit, all-volunteer arts organization that supports old-time music and dance in Portland, Oregon. Donations to Bubbaville help to guarantee such events as “The Portland Old-Time Music Gathering” and the “Dare To Be Square – West!” dance calling workshop. We provide some financial and logistical backing for musical endeavors that we have determined to be important to the further development and enrichment of the local old-time music community. You can make monetary contributions of any size to help our mission to serve the Portland old-time music and dance community.

Mission:  Bubbaville, Inc. is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to the educational and cultural enrichment of the Portland metro region through traditional music and dance. Bubbaville’s mission is to educate, provide, promote and encourage the appreciation of traditional music and dance. We strive to achieve this mission through a variety of community events, including the annual Portland Old Time Music Gathering and other programs and events that instruct, inform, stage, perform, document, photograph and record this heritage.

Bubbaville Board of Directors:

  • Suzanne Savell, President
  • Andy Sheie, Vice President
  • Tom Dummer, Treasurer
  • Barb Macon, Secretary
  • Steve Grover
  • Jim Kennett
  • Jinny Macrae
  • Nola Silverman
  • Shannon Zilka