Modern Western Square Dancing roots have a long history dating back to the Greens of England and the Royal Courts of France. People from all walks of life are involved with Modern Western Square Dancing. Doctors, Lawyers, Judges, Factory Workers, Teachers, Sales Professionals and many more. Modern Western Square Dancing reaches out to every ethnic group worldwide.
If you think we only use Country and Western music think again. Just about every genre of music is represented in Modern Western Square Dancing today. From Country & Western, Blues, Rock & Roll, Swing, Oldies, Gospel, Show Tunes, Disco and even Rap (yes I did say Rap) are represented. Here are some songs that may be familiar: “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” (The Charlie Daniels Band), “Under The Boardwalk” (The Drifters), “Mack The Knife” (Bobby Darin), “Truly Madly Deeply” (Savage Garden), “If It Ain’t Got That Swing” (Duke Ellington), “Long Train Runnin” (The Doobie Brothers), and plenty more.
I can sum up in one word what Modern Western Square Dancing is and that’s “FUN”. It’s the people involved in our activity that makes it so much fun. Modern Western Square Dancing is done world wide. Wherever you may travel throughout the world, chances are there may be a Square Dance going on. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked. See you soon.