barn dance


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barn dance

1. Brit a progressive round country dance
2. US and Canadian a party with hoedown music and square-dancing
3. a party featuring country dancing
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Just as taking a break from the rigors of seasonal chores at events such as barn dances was a popular form of entertainment for farm families back in the 1930s, so was the chance to show off the fruits of their harvest and talents in their kitchen with a pie-baking contest.
The Gay Gordons, barn dances and rock 'n' roll were among the dances recalled by Les who had special memories of his former dance partner.
If you get the chance, try a barn dance for yourself.
Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk Angels asserts the importance of women in barn dance radio, a phenomenon that established some of country music's most important practices and themes.
Whilst in the evening a Ceilidh Barn Dance and ball gave students the chance to meet and celebrate the day.
ALBION DANCE BAND Rockin' Barn Dance (Talking Elephant) LET'S be honest, there's no middle ground here.
Throwing down a barn dance can be much more fun than one would think.
The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance. By Chad Berry, ed.
There were enough musicians in the village, too, to provide a variety of floor spots at a barn dance recorded by the BBC for the Village Barn Dance series, with music provided by Peter's band, the Haymakers.
While at Chicago's WLS, Hay had seen success with a Barn Dance program which proved popular with displaced Southerners looking for a way to connect to home.
Enjoy our Christmas festivities by joining us for a Themed Party Night in our ballroom on December 13 and 14 for a barn dance or on December 18 and 19 for a Show Stoppers evening.
This DVD is enhanced with chapter selections, a "Barn Dance", "Dance with Your Favorite Shape", and a "Flashcards" feature.