Dancehalls in Ascension Parish

Melancon’s Hall

Newspaper item about a dance there, music by the Claiborne Williams Orchestra in The Donaldsonville Chief, January 26, 1918 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1918-01-26/ed-1/seq-3/ ...

Gold Place

Binky Glindmeyer: I danced there in the 1950s-60s ...

Bantam Club

Binky Glindmeyer: I danced there in the 1950s-60s Jackie Pfeifer: “My grandparents, Floyd and Effie Borne, owned this in the 50’s and 60’s!  My dad, Wayne Bourne, was the bouncer.” ...

Unknown Dancehall

Man killed at dancehall: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064250/1901-07-06/ed-1/seq-3/ ...

Grace’s Lounge

Modern bar featuring traditional swamp pop bands 225-647-2047 (Alex Cook) ...

Hebert’s Hall

Newspaper item about Easter dance being held there in The Donaldsonville Chief, March 31, 1917 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034248/1917-03-31/ed-1/seq-3/ ...