Autumn is here and winter is creeping in. We can hear it... As always, it's a good time for listening to music. We're still resident on Sunday evenings at the Muddy Rudder in Portland's Sellwood neighborhood. We're there from 6 to 8:30, so come by and hear us. Of course, there are other gigs coming up, so check them out below. Cheers.
21 October 2017: Jigsaw play for the third Saturday contra dance at Fulton Park Community Center with Olympia caller and musician Jesse Partridge. Dance starts at 8 with a teaching session at 7:30; admission is $8/$6 students. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street in Portland.
21 October 2017: Full Moon play for the CFS contra dance in Corvallis, Oregon. Calling the dance will be Portland's Laurel Thomas. Gatton Hall, First Congregational Church, 4515 W Hills Rd.
22 October 2017: Dan and Fran at the Muddy Rudder, SE 7th and Tacoma in Sellwood. We're playing a heavy rotation of our favorite jigs, reels, polkas, slides, and songs. 6 to 8:30; no cover. New tunes every week, we promise.
29 October 2017: Dan and Fran at the Muddy Rudder. The following two weeks we're away. Covering for us on November 5 will be members of Na Rosai; on November 12 it'll be Thom Dudley and Eddie Parente. Check 'em out.
17 November 2017: Sprygg in concert, sponsored by the Portland Folk Music Society. Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 2828 SE Stephens Street in Portland. Tickets are $20/$17 PFS members; advance tickets available at portlandfolkmusic.org/concerts.php.
18 November 2017: The BFD play for the third Saturday contra dance in Portland with Roseburg caller Woody Lane. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles St.
19 November 2017: Fran and Dan back at the Muddy Rudder after a couple weeks away.
3 December 2017: Fran & Dan at the Muddy Rudder
10 December 2017: D&F at the MR.
15-23 December 2017: Dan performs in the Portland Christmas Revels. It's a Nordic show this year, featuring hardinger fiddler Peter Michaelson and nyckelharpa player Amy Hakanson, as well as fiddler (and assistant music director) Betsy Branch of The BFD.
24 December 2017: Fran & Dan at the Muddy Rudder. We'll be playing Irish music.