Dancehalls in Tangipahoa Parish

Cave Tangy

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “Toga A Go-Go″: Roamin’ Togas member Pete Adams: “(Roamin’ Togas manager Roger Cavaness) was crazy, but we knew that going in- that was a given! Quite a character, a good guy at heart, but sometimes he’d make a deal with somebody…(Cavaness) comes by and says ̵ ...[Read More]

Blue Room

Blue Room

Matchbook cover: Dine and Dance Blue Room Hiway 51 Ponchatoula, LA Delicious Sandwiches Beer and Liquors French Style Gumbo O. Braun, Prop. “Our Chicken Dinners are worth Crowing About!”

Midway Pavillion

Midway Pavillion

Newspaper item about a woman beating up three men there 1913: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1913-12-13/ed-1/seq-4/

Ponchatoula Hayride

Ponchatoula Hayride

Country music- started in 1960- dances held & live radio broadcast in building on East Pine- Dolly Parton (at least 20 times), Tammy Wynette, George Jones, Porter Wagoner, Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow, Loretta Lynn, & Norma Jean all played there. Owner was Stanley Cowen- Ponchatoula Times, December 9, 1982