Upcoming Dates

Winter is winding down. Or is it? Whatever happens, it's always 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.


25 February 2018: Dan & Fran at the Muddy Rudder. The following two weeks we're away, and members of Na Rosai will be on hand March 4 and 11.


17 March 2018: It is the Day of St. Patrick. We're playing a few gigs today, and the first is with Sprygg at the O'Neill Public House beginning at 1:30 pm. NE 60th and Glisan in Portland.


17 March 2018: Next up, Dan and Fran play at the Muddy Rudder, SE 7th and Tacoma in Sellwood. We're there from 4-ish to 6-ish with the usual rotation of our favorite jigs, reels, polkas, slides, and songs.


17 March 2017: To end the evening,The BFD plays for the Third Saturday Contra at Fulton Park Community Center with caller Lynn Ackerson. 68 SW Miles Street; dance starts at 8; $8 general / $6 students.


18 March 2018: Dan & Fran back at the Muddy Rudder for our usual Sunday evening set, 6 to 8:30.


25 March 2018: Fran and Dan back at the Muddy Rudder.


1 April 2018: April Fools' and Easter on the same day - what are they telling us? It being Sunday, Fran & Dan play at the Muddy Rudder from 6 to 8:30.


7 April 2018: Jigsaw play for the Olympia Contra Dance at the South Bay Grange with caller Isaac Banner. 3918 Sleater-Kinney Road NE, Olympia, WA.


8 April 2018: Dan & Fran at the Muddy Rudder.


13 April 2018: Dan & Fran play for the Ceili of the Valley's second Friday ceili in Salem, Oregon. Salem VFW Hall, 630 Hood Street NE in Salem. We start at 8.


14 April 2018: George Penk & Dan lead the Thursday Night Scholars for the Portland Country Dance Community's regular second Saturday contra dance. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street in Portland.


15 April 2018: Fran & Dan at the Muddy Rudder.


21 April 2018: Jigsaw play for the third Saturday contra in Portland with caller William Watson. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street in Portland. Come at 7:30.


22 April 2018: Dan and Fran at the Muddy Rudder. Irish music!