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Upcoming Dates

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Wise Hall Lounge
Old Time Dance Party
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver, BC [map]

Members of Tappalachian stringband will provide the tunes. Dances called by Paul Silveria and guest caller Sean Fenstemaker. All genders and orientations welcome. Doors at 8pm, opening set of music at 8:30, dance at 9pm. 19+

Tickets are just $15 online and $20 at the door

Accessibility:

People with mobility and sensory considerations can often participate in square dancing, and there are many simple accommodations that can be made. Please contact Paul if you have any questions.

The front door Of the WISE is up a flight of 5 or 6 stairs. There is a street-level entrance in the back, through an uneven alley. The WISE has accessible bathrooms. Please contact me ahead of time, or ask the security person at the front door, if you need assistance.

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Concert set at POTMG
Portland, OR [map]

Paul plays a concert set at the 20th annual Portland Old Time Gathering!

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Village Ballroom
The Portland Sunday Square Dance
704 NE Dekum St.
Portland, OR [map]

Paul calls dances at the Portland Sunday Square Dance. 7-10:00 pm, $7-15 sliding scale, kids are free!

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Wise Hall Lounge
Old Time Dance Party
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver, BC [map]

The Wooly Bears will provide the tunes. Dances taught and called by Paul Silveria. All genders and orientations welcome. Doors at 8pm, opening set by the Soda Crackers at 8:30, dance at 9pm.

Tickets are just $15 online and $20 at the door. 19+

Accessibility:

People with mobility and sensory considerations can often participate in square dancing, and there are many simple accommodations that can be made. Please contact Paul if you have any questions.

The front door Of the WISE is up a flight of 5 or 6 stairs. There is a street-level entrance in the back, through an uneven alley. The WISE has accessible bathrooms. Please contact me ahead of time, or ask the security person at the front door, if you need assistance.

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Wise Hall Lounge
Old Time Dance Party
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver, BC [map]

The Estro-Jennies will provide the tunes. Dances taught and called by Paul Silveria. All genders and orientations welcome. Doors at 8pm, opening set of music at 8:30, dance at 9pm. 19+

Tickets are just $15 online and $20 at the door

Accessibility:

People with mobility and sensory considerations can often participate in square dancing, and there are many simple accommodations that can be made. Please contact Paul if you have any questions.

The front door Of the WISE is up a flight of 5 or 6 stairs. There is a street-level entrance in the back, through an uneven alley. The WISE has accessible bathrooms. Please contact me ahead of time, or ask the security person at the front door, if you need assistance.

Past Dates

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Wise Hall Lounge
Mini-Folk-Fest! - 3pm
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver, BC [map]

A fun, all ages show featuring Monica Lee and the String Bees, Tiny Islands, and a square dance with Paul Silveria (AKA Professor Banjo!)

3pm to 5:30 (doors at 2:30) $10 (tickets available online, or at the door)

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Wise Hall Lounge
Old Time Dance Party - 8:30pm
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver [map]

The Old Time Dance Party! The Estro-Jennies will provide the tunes and guest caller Anne Louise Genest will teach and call all the moves right on the floor. All genders and orientations welcome. Doors at 8pm, opening set of music by Paul Silveria at 8:30, dance at 9pm. 19+

Tickets just $15 online, or $20 at the door

Accessibility:

People with mobility and sensory considerations can often participate in square dancing, and there are many simple accommodations that can be made. Please contact Paul if you have any questions.

The front door Of the WISE is up a flight of 5 or 6 stairs. There is a street-level entrance in the back, through an uneven alley. The WISE has accessible bathrooms. Please contact me ahead of time, or ask the security person at the front door, if you need assistance.

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Bandidas Taqueria
Paul at Bandidas
2781 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC [map]

Paul plays tunes from 8 - 10pm. No cover, come enjoy some food and drink at this fantastic East Van community venue!

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

The East Van Opry
1660 Broadway East
Vancouver, BC [map]

The East Van Opry is an annual smorgasbord of East Van old-time, bluegrass, and country talent! Paul will be joining Shiho Mizumoto, and calling a couple easy dances. It's always a blast! Here's the facebook event

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Gillbilly
Fernie, BC [map]

Paul plays tunes and calls dances at this weekend of musical fun and fishing!

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Mission Folk Festival
Mission, BC Canada
CA [map]

Paul calls dances with Viper Central at the Mission Folk Festival!

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

The Vancouver Folk Festival
Vancouver, BC [map]

Paul will be playing calling dances at this year's Vancouver Folk Festival!

10am on Saturday, Paul will play a set of solo banjo tunes, and full band tunes with the Estro-Jennies!

3:10pm on Saturday is the big Square Dance!

1:50pm on Sunday Paul hosts "Trad Gone Rad" with Jayme Stone's Folklife, and the Small Glories!

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Steamboat Stringband Jamboree - 2pm
Prosperity Grange 3701 Steamboat Island Rd
Olympia, WA [map]

Professor Banjo will play an interactive show for all ages - full details of the weekend here: http://www.steamboatstringjam.com/

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Olymia Old Time Festival
Olympia, WA [map]

Friday Feb. 16th - Paul teaches a beginner clawhammer banjo workshop. Saturday Feb. 17th Paul (AKA Professor Banjo) calls a family square dance! Visit the website for full details