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December 31, 2016

Partner dances to Billboard’s 2016 Top 20 Hot Country Songs

Partner dances to Billboard’s 2016 Top 20 Hot Country Songs 

1) Florida Georgia Line — H.O.L.Y. (78 BPM) ~~ Slow West Coast Swing, Buckle Polisher, Slow Two Step
2) Thomas Rhett - Die A Happy Man ~~ Slow Slinky West Coast Swing
3) Tim McGraw - Humble & Kind ~~ Waltz

Dance it out: Dance suggestions for Billboard’s 2016 Top 20 Hot Country Songs

Mirror Ball Amsterdam

Partner dance suggestions for Billboard’s 2016 Top 20 Hot Country Songs 

Here goes Line Dance Girl randomly dancifying playlists again.

Whether you're a country band looking to engage your audience with better dance prompts or you're dancers looking to mix up your playlists, we hope you enjoy these song and dance combination suggestions.

1) Florida Georgia Line — H.O.L.Y. (78 BPM) ~~ Slow West Coast Swing, Buckle Polisher, Slow Two Step
2) Thomas Rhett - Die A Happy Man ~~ Slow Slinky West Coast Swing
3) Tim McGraw - Humble & Kind ~~ Waltz
4) Dierks Bentley - Somewhere on a Beach ~~ West Coast Swing, Slow Two Step
5) Jon Pardi - Head Over Boots - Two Step
6) Cole Swindle - You Should Be Here ~~ Nightclub Two Step
7) Sam Hunt - Break Up In A Small Town ~~ Nightclub Two Step
8) Maren Morris - My Church ~~ Two Step
9) Blake Shelton - Came Here To Forget ~~ Buckle Polisher
10) Kelsea Ballerina - Peter Pan ~~ Nightclub Two Step
11) Luke Bryan - Two Step
12) Dan + Shay - From the Ground ~~ Nightclub Two Step
13) Jason Aldean - Lights Come On ~~ Two Step
14) Carrie Underwood - Church Bells ~~ Two Step
15) Dierks Bentley Feat. Elle King - Different for Girls ~~ ElPaso, West Coast Swing
16) Thomas Rhett - T-Shirt ~~ Two Step
17) Eric Church - Record Year ~~ Two Step, Buckle Polisher
18) Old Dominion - Snapback ~~ Two Step
19) Chris Young w. Cassadee Pope - Think of You ~~ Shuffle, El Paso
20) Kenny Chesney Feat. Pink - Setting the World on Fire ~~ El Paso

December 30, 2016

Dance it out: 12 dancified country songs from Dec. 30, 2016

Couples dances, social dances and line dances to 12 songs from Pandora's Today’s Country station

Playing Acoustic Guitar

Here goes Line Dance Girl randomly dancifying playlists again.

Whether you're a country band looking to engage your audience with better dance prompts or you're dancers looking to mix up your playlists, we hope you enjoy these song and dance combination suggestions.
  • Luke Bryan - Fast (74 BMP) ~~ Buckle Polisher, Slow Two Step, Nightclub Two Step
  • Florida Georgia Line — H.O.L.Y. (78 BPM) ~~ Slow West Coast Swing, Buckle Polisher, Slow Two Step 
  • Jon Pardi - Dirt on My Boots (90 BPM) ~~ Two Step, Freeze 
  • Zac Brown Band - Homegrown (105 BPM) ~~ ElPaso,  Montego Bay 
  • Brett Eldredge - Wanna Be That Song (72 BPM) ~~ Buckle Polisher, Nightclub Two Step
  • Keith Urban - Wasted Time (101 BPM) ~~ Slow Shuffle, Quick Two Step, Reggae Cowboy, Thunderfoot
  • Granger Smith - If The Boot Fits (81 BPM) ~~ Two Step, Wishful Thinkin’ 
  • Chris Young - Sober Saturday Night (Feat. Vince Gill) (72 BPM) ~~ Nightclub Two Step, Drink break
  • Old Dominion - Song For Another Time (83 BPM)  ~~ Two Step, Mucarra Walk, Stetson
  • Chris Stapleton - Parachute (113 BPM) ~~ Shuffle, Dizzy, Cowboy Hip Hop, Dancin’ Feet, Duchess Hustle, Elvira’s Cha Cha
  • Dierks Bentley - Somewhere On A Beach (73 BPM) ~~ West Coast Swing, Slow Two Step, Nightclub Two
  • Tim McGraw - How I'll Always Be (93 BPM) ~~ Two Step,  Foot Boogie, Cowboy Rhythm

December 26, 2016

15 Great Songs to Waltz to

Dancing in the Streets

Waltz, Waltz Across Texas, Butterfly Waltz Playlist

  1. Anne Murray - Could I Have This Dance - 92 bpm 
  2. Brooks & Dunn - Husbands And Wives - 106 bpm 
  3. Chris Janson - Holding Her - 118 bpm 
  4. Chris Stapleton - The Devil Named Music - 124 bpm
  5. Chris Stapleton - Fire Away - 116 bpm 
  6. Deana Carter - Strawberry Wine - 123 bpm 
  7. Forester Sisters - Their Hearts Are Dancing - 100 bpm
  8. Garth Brooks - Every Time It Rains
  9. George Strait - Famous Last Words Of A Fool - 102 bpm 
  10. George Strait - You Look So Good In Love - 104 bpm 
  11. Kenny Rogers - Someone Must Feel Like A Fool- 100 bpm
  12. Lorrie Morgan - Something In Red - 127 bpm 
  13. Patty Loveless - You Don't Even Know Who I Am 
  14. Tracy Lawrence - Stars Over Texas - 90 bpm 
  15. Tracy Lawrence - Alibis - 110 bpm 

Image "Dancing in the Streets" by John Hernderson with  CC Atribution

December 17, 2016

Dancing it out: Chris Young - It Must Be Christmas

Line Dance Girl randomly dancifying albums.

Whether you're a country band looking to engage your audience with better dance promts or you're dancers looking to mix up your playlists, we hope you enjoy these song and dance combination suggestions.



  1. The Christmas Song ~~~ Buckle Polisher 
  2. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) ~~~ Shuffle, East Coast Swing, Dizzy 
  3. Under the Weather ~~~ Buckle Polisher, Nightclub Two Step 
  4. There's a New Kid in Town ~~~ Buckle Polisher 
  5. Holly Jolly Christmas ~~~ East Coast Swing, Shuffle, Swamp Thing 
  6. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas ~~~ Buckle Polisher 
  7. The First Noel ~~~ Waltz
  8. I'll Be Home for Christmas ~~~ Buckle Polisher 
  9. Silent Night ~~~ Waltz, Waltz Across Texas 
  10. It Must Be Christmas ~~~ Slow Two-step, Buckle Polisher  
What do you think? Which dances would you do to these songs?
Let us know this and where you dance in the comments below.

Random last minute gift ideas for your line dancer


Do you ever go to a country bar and see a couple off to the side doing a really cool stretchy looking swing dance? There's a good chance they're dancing west coast swing. There are many thriving local west coast swing communities to learn it, but if you or the person you want to dance with is a little shy to jump right in without some background, these guys are well respected names in the west coast swing community and teach a good foundation.

December 16, 2016

Dance it Out: Kenny Chesney’s All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan

Whether you're a country band looking to engage your audience with better dance promts or you're dancers looking to mix up your playlists, we hope you enjoy these song and dance combination suggestions.

Kenny Chesney's Christmas album is one of my all time favorites, for both listening and dancing.



  1. All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan ~~~ El Paso, any Cha Cha, Cruisin’, Country Rhumba, Toes 
  2. Jingle Bells ~~~ Two Step, Houston Slide 
  3. I'll Be Home for Christmas ~~~ Horseshoe Shuffle, Blue Rose
  4. Christmas In Dixie ~~~ Cha Cha, El Paso, Country Rhumba 
  5. Thank God For Kids ~~~ Two Step, Tush Push, Duchess Hustle, Elvira’s Cha Cha 
  6. Silver Bells ~~~ Waltz
  7. Just A Kid~~~ Buckle Polisher
  8. The Angel At The Top Of My Tree ~~~ Two Step, Sidekick, Tush Push, Jai Du Boogie, Houston Slide
  9. Pretty Paper ~~~ Waltz, Waltz Across Texas
  10. Silent Night ~~~ Buckle Polisher 
  11. O Little Town of Bethlehem ~~~ Buckle Polisher 


What do you think? Which dances would you do to these songs?
Let us know this and where you dance in the comments below.


8 T-shirts your line dancer might get a kick out of

           
 
Today I was looking for some last minute gifts. Just wanted to share some line dancer t-shirts I found on Amazon.

Women's Line Dancer Evolution Of Man T Shirt

December 15, 2016

Dance it out: Glow by Brett Eldredge

Whether you're a country band looking to engage your audience with better dance promts or you're dancers looking to mix up your playlists, we hope you enjoy these song and dance combination suggestions.

Ooh, do I love Brett Eldredge's voice. I could listen to this all year long!


  1. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! ~~~ East Coast Swing, Badonkadonk, West Coast Swing 
  2. Baby, It's Cold Outside (feat. Meghan Trainor) ~~~ West Coast Swing, Slow Shuffle, Horseshoe Shuffle, Bump n Grind, Country Rhumba 
  3. I'll Be Home For Christmas ~~~ Buckle Polisher 
  4. The Christmas Song ~~~ Buckle Polisher
  5. Glow ~~~ West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing,  Bartender Stomp
  6. White Christmas ~~~ Buckle Polisher, Slow West Coast Swing
  7. Winter Wonderland ~~~ Shuffle, East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop 
  8. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas ~~~ Buckle Polisher
  9. Silent Night ~~~ Slow Buckle Polisher
  10. It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas ~~~ East Coast Swing, Dancin' Feet 
  11. The First Noel ~~~ Waltz 
What do you think? Which dances would you do to these songs?
Let us know this and where you dance in the comments below.


Dance it Out: Blake Shelton - Cheers, It’s Christmas

Starting with this post, Line Dance Girl will be randomly dancifying albums.

Whether you're a country band looking to engage your audience with dance promts or you're dancers looking to mix up your playlists, we hope you enjoy these suggestions.



1. Jingle Bell Rock ~~~ Shuffle
2. White Christmas ~~~ Buckle Polisher
3. Oklahoma Christmas ~~~ Shuffle, Horseshoe Shuffle, East Coast Swing
4. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! ~~~ Bluesy Fusion, Slow Shuffle
5. There's a New Kid in Town ~~~ Buckle Polisher, Drink Break… Cheers ;)
6. Santa's Got a Choo Choo Train ~~~ Applejacks, 10-step, Fast Lindy, Balboa
7. Home ~~~ Nightclub Two-step
8. Winter Wonderland ~~~ Dizzy, Shuffle, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing,
9. The Christmas Song ~~~  Buckle Polisher, Drink Break… Cheers ;)
10. Blue Christmas ~~~ West Coast Swing
11. I'll Be Home for Christmas ~~~  Buckle Polisher, Drink Break… Cheers ;)
12. Silver Bells ~~~ Waltz, Waltz Across Texas
13. Time for Me to Come Home ~~~ Slow Shuffle
14. The Very Best Time of Year ~~~ Bagalucci Bump, Wooden Nickel, Slow Shuffle

Let us know which dances you'd do to these songs in the comments below.


December 13, 2016

100 more great two-step songs

If you're looking for some good two-step songs, you're in the right place.

Maybe you've already seen our 100 great two-step songs post from a few years back? We thought it was about time to give it a little update.

These songs range from nice close slow rhythmic two-steps all the way to reved up cardio power ones.


December 8, 2016

26 Old School Country Cha Cha Songs Playlist


Old school country music with danceable cha-cha rhythm

These songs are from @LineDanceGirl's personal country favorites playlist.

These country songs perfect for dances like El Paso, Lorrie's Cha Cha, Elvira's Cha Cha, Cruisin'.



Bringing it back 

October 18, 2016

Shuffle: 6 popular country songs for a good triple-two


Shuffle Songs

Thomas Rhett - Crash and Burn

Eric Church - Drink In My Hand

Dierks Bentley - Different for Girls (slow, lesson speed)

Brothers Osbourne - 21 Summer

Dierks Bentley - Drunk on a Plane

Chris Stapleton - Parachute -- Love this song! (it would make for a fun, upbeat west coast in the middle too)




October 14, 2016

16 West Coast-able Pop Country Songs

Country songs out on country radio now that you could west coast swing to:

Sam Hunt - Take Your Time
Brett Eldredge - Drunk on Your Love
Old Dominion - Snapback
Chris Lane - Fix
Drake White - Living The Dream
Dierks Bentley - Different for Girls
LOCASH - I Know Somebody
Jake Owen - Beachin’
Brothers Osbourne - 21 Summer {nice Cha-Cha or El Paso too}
Chris Stapleton - Parachute {nice shuffle too}

SLOW
A Thousand Horses - Smoke
Jason Aldean - A Little More Summertime
Big & Rich - Lovin’ Lately
Blake Shelton - Lonely Tonight
Little Big Town - Girl Crush
Keith Urban - Blue Ain’t Your Color


See also:
Good popular country two-step songs

October 11, 2016

Good popular country songs for two-stepping


Here's a collection of good country songs out in rotation on the radio now (October 2016) for your two-steppin' playlist.

Good Two Step Songs 

Old Dominion - Snapback *
Jake Owen - Beachin’
Brett Young -  Sleep Without You
Old Dominion - Song for Another Time
Florida Georgia Line - May We All
Brett Eldredge - Drunk on Your Love
Jason Aldean - A Little More Summertime
Luke Bryan - Move
Drake White - Living The Dream
Tim McGraw - How I’ll Always Be
LOCASH - I Know Somebody

Good slow two step songs for your playlist
Tyler Farr - A Guy Walks Into A Bar (slow)
Chris Young - I’m Coming Over (slow)
Big & Rich - Lovin’ Lately (slow)
William Michael Morgan - I met a Girl (slow)

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October 9, 2016

Where can I line dance in New Jersey?

FRIDAY

Prospector's Restaurant & Saloon  
Line Dancing / Couple's Pattern Dancing / Two-Step / Shuffle / Swing
$5 cover, 21+
Razz on the Radio from 92.5 XTU broadcasts live, concert ticket giveaways
3000 sq. foot dance floor, free parking
3050 Rt. 38 East & Ark Rd., Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Dancin' In Rockaway

2100 sq. foot floating dance floor
100 Hibernia Avenue in Rockaway, NJ