dance halls

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

April 15, 2022 | By Lisa Bubert

The dance starts with our elders. Two old-timers who know what it means to spend decades together in marriage and come out wealthier in love.

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

July 31, 2019 | By Mary Helen Specht

This June’s Texas Dance Hall Tour Showcases DFW Halls

May 29, 2019 | By Paula Disbrowe

Chances are you’ve spotted an old dance hall while cruising the backroads of Texas. At first glance, the large weathered structures of corrugated metal and sun-bleached wood may appear abandoned. Even their names—Tin Hall Wallis, Martinez Lodge, Farmer’s Daughter—are reminders of another era. But for music lovers who spend their weekends swinging in pearl snaps and ruffled dresses, historic Texas dance halls are cathedrals of culture, enchanted refuges from weekday demands.

Dance-Hall Dude

August 14, 2015 | By John Morthland

Kevin Fowler goes for a good love song as much as the next red-blooded country music singer-songwriter, but you need only look at his song titles to understand the brand of country he likes best: “Beer, Bait and Ammo,” “Loose, Loud and Crazy,” “Girl in a Truck.” Fowler has made his name in the contemporary sub-genre known as Texas Country with catchy, good-timin’ anthems that celebrate huntin’ and fishin’, country girls, and cold beer.

Texas Two-Step

December 6, 2011 | By Dale Weisman

It’s a pure Texas moment: I’m scooting my Justin ropers across the hardwood floor of Twin Sisters Dance Hall south of Blanco.

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