Dancehalls in Lafourche Parish

Glo Room

David Cheramie- “The owner was Leonard Miller, Junior. The place was named after the owner’s wife, Gloria.” Ryan Brunet mentioned it- the building is gone.

Hubba Hubba

Owner Emanuel J. Toups was known as “The Laughing Cajun from Bayou Lafourche” and released a comedy LP.

OncAle’s Dancehall

Rodney Daigle- modern music- young bands- younger crowd Ruth Autin: OncAle’s was in Chackbay, La. My sister and I went there in the late 50’s with my uncle and cousins who lived in Chackbay. It was a large dance with a waist high fence around the dance floor.. I do remember people bringing small children. My uncle now deceased played bass in a band that playrd at Oncale’s when he ...[Read More]

Lovely Inn

Lovely Inn

Listed in “Readers recall clubs where they danced to Louisiana Music” from The Daily Advertiser, December 29, 1998: “Readers of The Daily Advertiser were asked to submit names of’ the clubs where they danced to Louisiana music in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, with a brief recollection of what the club was like and who played there.” This was just before the bridge to G ...[Read More]

Old Presbyterian Church Dancehall

Unknown Dancehall name- established (date unknown) in the old Presbyterian Church- after the Bowie racetrack was closed- music was provided by anyone who could play an accordion or fiddle. (Memories revisted: Raceland & Bowie II, Cortez & Rybiski)