Dancehalls in Ouachita Parish

Delta Club reader comment- Wanda Shannon: “When I was around 9 years old, momma and my step daddy, Billy, had another baby. Made the 10th one for momma. Woke up one night with him screaming to high heaven. The DELTA CLUB was a very large dance hall, right up the road from us, on the Winsboro Highway, in Monroe, Louisiana. Momma would leave Billy there, when she got tired of danc ...[Read More]


From Monroe garage soul band The Spectres often played there in the mid 1960s

Masonic Hall

Masonic Hall

Newspaper item mentions dance held by Ouachita Pelicans, September 24, 1889: