Dancehalls in Point Coupee Parish

Jim Jarreau’s

Marsha Jewell Miller: “Located in the Jarreau area at the opposite end of False River from ‘town’ a/k/a New Roads, Anchor Inn was a short distance from Jim Jarreau’s, which had been a popular bar/dancehall/ restaurant. Jim Jarreau’s became the first restaurant that Ralph and Catherine Olinde opened in the space that had been the jarreau’s restauant when ‘M ...[Read More]

Anchor Inn

Marsha Jewell Miller: “On Sunday afternoons from about 3:00-6 or 7:00 p.m. there was live music featuring bands from the New Roads and Baton Rouge areas. Dancers came from those areas too and had about a 50/50 mix of Pointe Coupee and Baton Rouge guys and gals. In earlier years, the Baton Rouge Boat Club hosted annual boat races there once a year. Year round it served mainly as a locals bar, ...[Read More]

Cedar Club

Submitted by Edward Cazayoux: “The Cedar Club was located on the south side of Morganza on La. Hwy 1. It was a concrete block slab on grade building. Bands would play there but there was also a juke box to play.”

Pop’s

Submitted by Edward Cazayoux: “Pop’s was one of the main places to go when we were young. It was located about mid way on the Island side of False River. It was a major hang-out for the New Roads teens and young adults. I was one open space with a bar towards the road entrance side and dancing to the River side – mainly juke box music.”

Amuse-U-Inn

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

Meche’s Club

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