Resources

Below we have several links to other resources for Texas Dance Halls and Texas Music.


HISTORIC DANCE HALL OF EAST CENTRAL TEXAS

Learn more about our historic halls with this new book available from Arcadia Publishing, all about East Central Texas Historic Halls by Steve Dean.
Read more about “Historic Dance Halls of East Central Texas” here.

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VIDEOS

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CBS News recently featured a story about Texas Dance Halls. You can watch online here.

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Noc na Tanečku (Night at the Dance) by Annie Silverstein

“Dance Halls” Educational Documentary by the Center for Texas Music History
Texas Dance Hall Documentary Project
The Importance of Texas Dance Halls

DANCING

Texas Country & Western Dancing Association
Dance in Texas – Where to dance in South East Texas

Bill’s Texas Dancing

OTHER VENUES

Honky Tonk Texas

FRIENDS OF TEXAS DANCE HALL PRESERVATION

PolkaBeat.com

Texas Folklife

KTEX

KWHI

Round Top Register

 

NEWS

The Dallas Morning News: Dim the lights – December 22, 2015

National Geographic: Doing the Texas Shuffle – January 4, 2016

Chron: Today’s Cypress squeezes out fabled dance hall – January 2, 2016

Focus On The Backroads: Help Rescue Historic Texas Dance Halls – November 29, 2015

mySA: Texas’ historic dance halls declining
Dance Across South Texas: Mexican American Dance Halls

April 2010 Dance Across Texas Press Release
Dance Across Texas – Victoria Advocate
Texas Monthly Dec 2009
Texas Public Radio – Audio Documentary
Texas Architect 2010
Heritage Tourism Connection 2010
NPR Wade Goodwyn on Texas Dance Halls 1999

BOOKS

Dance Halls and Last Calls

Dance Halls and Last Calls: A History of Texas Country Music
By Geronimo Trevino

Texas Dance Halls A Two Step Circuit

Texas Dance Halls: A Two-Step Circuit
By Gail Folkins
Photographs by J. Marcus Weekley
Texas Tech University Press

Dance Halls of Central Texas

Dance Halls of Central Texas
Kevin Alter, Editor University of Texas
Photographs by Austin architect Krista Whitson

Dance Ya'll Dance

Dance Ya’ll Dance
By Kelly Bennett
Illustrated by Terri Murphy
Dance, Y’all, Dance tells the story of one perfect night at the dance hall and brings these magic evenings alive for young readers.
Bright Sky Press