All dances below are at the Village Ballroom, except January 15 (Secret Society) and February 12 & 26 (Fremont Theater).

January 1: music by Gabrielle Macrae and Friends, calling by Marta King.

January 8: music by Missouri Turnaround, calling by Steph Noll. Canceled due to inclement weather. 

January 15, at Secret Society: music by the Sofa Kings, calling by Charmaine Slaven. All-ages, but no unattended minors are allowed outside the ballroom: parents, please keep an eye on your kids. This is the weekend of the Portland Old-Time Music Gathering. While not officially part of the festival, the dance will be full of festival revellers, and even more fun—and crowded—than usual: advance tickets are available.

January 22: music by Maris Otter, calling by Paul Silveria. This is a gender-free calling night.

January 29: music by Flat Rock String Band, calling by John Luna.

February 5: music by Thick Biscuit, calling by Maggie Lind.

February 12, at Fremont Theater: music by Uncle Wiggily, calling by Caroline Oakley.

February 19: music by the Barn Owls, calling by Amy Hofer.

February 26, at Fremont Theater: music by Jonathan and Aarun, calling by Jane Palmieri. Kids are welcome, and it’s a gender-free calling night.

March 5: music by Double File, calling by Tony Mates.

March 12, last dance of the season: music by Old-Time Highway, calling by Ned Leager.


Dances are on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m., usually at the Village Ballroom, with a few exceptions, which are noted above and will be announced on both our Facebook page and our mailing list. There’s always a jam before the dance, starting at 6:15. Every 4th Sunday the calling is gender-neutral. See the About page for more info, and be sure to like us on Facebook