Upcoming Dates

Summer is closing up and autumn is on the way. Always a good time for listening to music - come out to hear us! Cheers.


15 September 2018: The BFD play for the Portland Third Saturday Contra Dance with Olympia caller Jesse Partridge. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street in Portland. Dance starts at 7:30; $8 / $6 students.


16 September 2018: 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.


23 September 2018: Dan and Fran at the Muddy Rudder.


29 September 2018: Lisa Ornstein and Dan Compton play in the Fiddlers of the Northwest Showcase Concert at the Phinney Center Concert Hall in Seattle. It should be a great night, presented by the Seattle Folklore Society and hosted by Vivian Williams, also featuring Armin Barnett, Karen England, and Ramon Selby. 6532 N. Phinney Ave., Seattle.


30 September 2018: Dan & Fran at the Muddy Rudder. It's Sunday, come on out! 6 to 8:30 pm.


6 October 2018: The BFD play for the first Saturday contra dance in Corvallis with caller Ric Goldman, sponsored by the Corvallis Folklore Society. Gatton Hall, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis.


7 October 2018: Fran and Dan at the Muddy Rudder.


10 October 2018: Fran & Dan in concert at Artichoke Music, part of Artichoke's Celtic Community Night series. We'll play an hour-long concert set, and then lead an open Irish session. It all starts at 7 pm. 2007 SE Powell Blvd. in Portland;$5-15 sliding scale.


14 October 2018: D&F at the MR.


20 October 2018: Jigsaw play for the 3rd Saturday contra in Portland with caller Noah Grunzweig. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street, etc.


21 October 2018: Dan & Fran at the Rudder.


27 October 2018: Full Moon play for the Portland Country Dance Community's 4th Saturday contra dance, featuring caller Suzanne Giardot. Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street in Portland. Dance starts at 8; teaching session at 7:30.


28 October 2018: Go to the Muddy Rudder and hear Dan and Fran. SE 7th & Tacoma in Sellwood.