Dancehalls in Allen Parish

Oakdale Drive In Dancehall

LouisianaDancehalls.com reader comment – Dean Alley: “I was in a band called The Soothsayers, 1966-1969. We played in Oakdale at a drive in movie theater that had a dance hall behind the snack bar.”

Wafus Club

Mentioned in Acadian All Star Special, p. 36: Included in a 2006 list compiled by WYNK Cajun DJ “Tee Mick” Abed, sent to me in personal correspondence from David Marcantel

Pastime Lounge

Included in a 2006 Louisiana Cajun dance hall list compiled by WYNK Cajun DJ “Tee Mick” Abed, sent to me in personal correspondence from David Marcantel

Slim’s Club

Slim’s Club

Listed in “Readers recall clubs where they danced to Louisiana Music” from The Daily Advertiser, December 29, 1998: “Readers of The Daily Advertiser were asked to submit names of’ the clubs where they danced to Louisiana music in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, with a brief recollection of what the club was like and who played there.” The owner was Slim Naquin: photo by ...[Read More]