So, what makes a good Two Step Song?

Summer Two Stepping!

Hello country dancers! Well, I’m back! I know I missed a couple months there. I was just busy with life! A vacation trip, but then also I just kept getting sick and getting sick again! Ah, life!

Anyway, never fear, the country dancing blog is not dead!
Check out my latest post:

39 Great Country Two Step Songs for the Dance Floor!

I’ve been excited for a while to put this list out there. There’s other web pages out there that do it, but my list has a little more than just the songs! Check it out and if there’s some other songs that should be on it let me know! At the least, enjoy some of the classic music videos I’ve included for some of the great classic up-tempo country hits over the years.

Besides that there are also some new write-ups on some great country dancing venues around the country! Check them out below.

6 new posts about 7 great country dancing venues across 5 different states: Florida, Oregon, Arizona, California and Ohio! And as always if you have a fun place you dance and think I should feature it here let me know!

Check out places to dance in these cities:
Tampa Bay, FL - The Dallas Bull & The Stockyard
Orlando, FL - Cowboys
Portland, OR - The Ponderosa
Scottsdale, AZ - The Handlebar J
San Bernardino, CA - The Brandin' Iron
Medina, OH - The Thirsty Cowboy

Lastly another thing I was up to this summer was checking out the YESSS Dance Convention in Scottsdale AZ. It was similar to The Edge (see my write up on that here) that took place last March in Temecula California. One thing really great this year at YESSS was Robert Royston joining the list of instructors for the weekend (pictured below). I was pretty excited to see this and ended up taking 3 of his classes: Beginning Two Step, Beginning Waltz, and Intermediate Two Step. What a pro! He has a wealth of knowledge to share and takes you to the next level in your dancing. Check out the YESSS website for information about what YESSS is all about and for future events coming up!

So, thats all for now! We're all caught up! I hope you are all having a great summer and dancing your hearts out where ever you are!

Also, when it comes to cool dance halls and dance clubs in other places, please know that I’m on the lookout! Where are the best places to go dancing? Or what great country dancing events are coming up?

And, as a subscriber to my blog please let me know where YOU go dancing! I’d love to know! This might help me create the next giant exhaustive blog post for BEST PLACES TO COUNTRY DANCE in a city near YOU!

WRITERS NEEDED! Also, for my country dancing blog, I am also on the lookout to hire writers to help me put out some good, helpful content for the dance community!

So, looking for writers and even suggestions for the blog in general!

Thanks for reading!


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Country Dancing Tonight

Hi, I’m Brian and I love country dancing! I am a single dad to 4 amazing adult kids and live in Fullerton, California. In 2016 I went through a divorce, and like many going through something like that, I was pretty devastated. In my journey toward recovering and moving on, a recurring theme I heard was that there’s hope! People talked about finding silver linings in things like this. Maybe you’ll do things and discover things you never would have before! Well, in 2017 some friends of mine invited me to go to a country bar where there was dancing. But this wasn’t just any country bar, this was the Ranch in Anaheim California! A very nice premier place for live music and country dancing. I joined them and had a really good time. And over time, even without my friends, I kept going just to sit, have a beer, and hang out. (better than being all alone at home). I wasn’t dancing immediately at all–that terrified me! But what I found was that just sitting and watching people dance was nice, even therapeutic. Something about just watching people dance was very cool. But you can’t be at a place like that too long before you try it out yourself. So began my journey into country dance. At first, it was line dancing, but then after a few lessons, I actually tried the two-step as well. There were some rather terrifying moments to that of course! But now, here 6 years later I have enjoyed many many nights of dancing. In that time I learned the basic Two Step, learned several partner dances, and now know close to 50 line dances and tried out hundreds. It has really become a very fun outlet and activity. A place for meeting new friends and enjoying some great nights of live music and dancing. Looking back, I would never have guessed I'd be so caught up with, of all things, dancing! But here I am, and I'm happy to have found it and all the things and people that surround it. And now to write about the discoveries and hopefully put out some interesting and helpful information about it is a bonus!

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