Dancehalls in Jefferson Parish

Old Firemen’s Hall

Old Firemen’s Hall

Swamp Pop on Saturday nights- built in 1919- dancehall since 1960s; Rob Billiot manager 307 Fourth Street, Westwego 504-371-0776 oldfiremenshall.com

Metarie Inn

Metarie Inn

From http://www.vjm.biz/new_page_19.htm: “…(A)dvertised as ÒNew OrleansÕ newest and most beautiful suburban restaurantÓ where Òyou can Charleston to your heartÕs content. The home of Charleston dancing in New Orleans, where special music is provided for those who enjoy it. A romantically lovely spot for the after-theater party. Music by Albert Brunies and orchestra.Ó Actually it was Ne ...[Read More]

Hullabaloo Club

Hullabaloo Club

2047 Airline Highway: Teen dance club From www.garagehangover.com: “From 1967 on, (New Orleans garage band) The Local Traffic developed a reputation as a hard-driving force in the local music scene. This led to better-paying gigs at psychedelic teen clubs, such as…The Hullabaloo Club in Metairie, along with high school dances and private parties.” Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas ...[Read More]