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24th Annual Festival
March 21 & 22, 2014


Perpetual e-Motion with Will Mentor, caller
The Henry Road Band with Dugan Murphy, caller
Velocipede with Maggie Robinson, caller

Mount Ararat Middle School
Topsham, Maine
(get directions)

Festival Survivors Dance
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Bowdoinham Town Hall
Bowdoinham, Maine
(get directions)

The DownEast Country Dance Festival

March 21 & 22, 2014

The DownEast Country Dance Festival is an annual celebration of traditional music and dance in Maine. At the festival you can: contra, folk and swing dance; attend dance, instrumental and singing workshops and family activities; play in the festival orchestra and jam sessions; and enjoy performances in the auditorium and bistro. Come and join us at Mount Ararat Middle School, Topsham, Maine (get directions)!

Members: please find your festival discount coupon in your copy of the March DEFFA newsletter (valid for festival admission and festival merchandise only).

Check out photos and videos of past festivals and events!


The Comfort Inn in Brunswick is offering a discounted rate for Festival attendees. Let them know that you're attending the DownEast Country Dance Festival to get the discount.

You can also connect with local dancers on our Facebook page.

DownEast Country Dance Festival Committee

(All hard-working volunteers)
The 24th annual festival will take place March 21 & 22, 2014
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