Upcoming Events



Set dance workshop with Patrick o’Dea

Bring your dance shoes and join us for a wonderful dance workshop:Patrick o’Dea is back in Portland! He is a renowned dance teacher from Dublin, Ireland, who visits us almost every year to teach new or unusual set dances. His workshops are great fun for both experienced dancers and beginners.




 
WHEN: February 9th 2015 7-9 pm (doors will open at 6.40)

WHERE: Collins View Dance studio
318 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219
                  Note: the studio is a former church – easy to recognize
CHARGE: $20 per person

Water and tea will be available.



Sponsored by the Portland Ceili society


Also...

Third Friday Ceili

Friday, February 20th, 2015.
Norse Hall: NE 11th Avenue and Couch Street
Doors open after 7pm.
Music and dancing start at 8pm.
A bit of a lesson occurs at quarter 'til 8.
The band: Hanz Araki, Dale Russ, Richie Rosencrans

December Céilí

Friday, December 19th, 2014.
Doors open after 7pm.
Music and dancing start at 8pm.
A bit of a lesson occurs at quarter 'til 8.
The band: Geraldine Murray, Mike Beglan and Nancy Conescu
Special guests during the break!

November Céilí

The next céilí is Friday November 21st, 2014
The Band: Johnny Connelly, Elizabeth Nicholson, & Bob Soper
Norse Hall: NE 11th Ave and Couch Street
Music and Dancing starts at 8. If you don't feel confident on the floor, come by 7:45 and we'll teach you enough to get by. 
Biddable children are welcome.

October Ceili

After having a surprise 5 musicians show up at the September ceili, we are back down to a still amazing 4 for October. October is also our traditional costume ceili, so knock yourself out!
Called by our own Sam Keator.
The Band: Felim Egan, Erik Killops, Conor O'Bryan, Preston Howard
Norse Hall: NE 11th Ave and Couch Street
Music and Dancing starts at 8. If you don't feel confident on the floor, come by 7:45 and we'll teach you enough to get by. Biddable children are welcome.

September Ceili

We are starting off the new season right with tunes played by Mikey Beglan and Teresa Baker. We'll again enjoy the fine Norse Hall. This first dance is Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8 o'clock.

(Set) Dance Fever at the May 2014 Ceili





Maldon Meehan did the calling.











Joe Root, Mikey Beglan, Dale Russ and Tom Creegan



Stomptown Collective performed at the break

Beautiful rendition of "Will You Go Lassie Go"








May 2014 Last Ceili Until September

Join us for the last ceili of the season! Dale Russ and Tom Creegan are coming all the way down from Seattle to 'give it shtick' with our own Joe Root.

Friday, May 16th, 2014
Lesson at 7:30 P.M.
Dancing to Live Music at 8:00 P.M.

Location: Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave (at Couch Street and 11th). Parking in back or on street.

Caller: Maldon Meehan

The Band: Dale Russ (fiddle), Tom Creegan (uilleann pipes), and Joe Root (piano).

Biddable children are welcome.