Dancehalls in Bossier Parish

Wooden Shoe

Wooden Shoe

From matchbook cover: The Wooden Shoe Hwy. 80 East Air conditioned Owners(?): Ima and Rem Other side: Moonlight Gardens

Moon Light Gardens

From matchbook cover: Moon Light Gardens Hwy. 80 East 14 miles Dancing under the stars Owners(?): Ima and Rem Other side: The Wooden Shoe Hwy. 80 East Air conditioned

Orbit Lounge

From www.gargehangover.com: Shreveport garage band The Rogue Show played there six nights a week starting in 1972- stayed 2 years and two months.

Saks Whisky-a-Go-Go

From www.garagehangover.com: Famous for the ‘Boom Boom Room’- Shreveport garage band The Group/Noel Odom and the Group played there. Located on “The Strip.”

Stork Club

From www.garagehangover.com: Tom Durr from Bossier City garage band The Tremoloes played drum gigs there in a trio while in the musician’s union in the late 1960s

Teen Club

From www.garagehangover.com: at Barksdale Airforce Base? Bossier City garage band The Tremoloes played there some time around 1964

Gold Room

Town & Country Motor Hotel: Friday, August 4, 1972 Shreveport Jounal ad: Jerry Arnold & the Stone Fountain: Dine and Dance: Open 2 PM ’til 2 AM Monday thru Saturday

Club Coronado

Mentioned in “Louisiana Fiddlers” by Ron Yule and Bill Burge: Bill Kirkpatrick played bass in the eleven piece big band Milt Chapman Orchestra there after WW2.