Dancehalls in St. Martin Parish

Walter Angelle’s Club

Eric Castille: It was located across from the original location of Webster’s Bar at Four Corners (Grand Anse Hwy and Coteau Rodaire Hwy) in Cecilia. I’m not sure what the official name was, but everyone called it “Walt-ah’s” after the owner, Walter Angelle.

Rainbow Rose reader comment- Shane Bernard: “I think that might be the same club as The Rainbow Rose, a short-lived nightclub on Highway 182 between New Iberia and Broussard (probably in St. Martin Parish). I recall it offered a lot of swamp pop music. Interestingly, it was also said to be a LGBT club…It occupied the building that is now Paramount Oil Tools at 1373 Old Spani ...[Read More]

Tee’s Connection

Tee’s Connection

Corner of South Main and Honore: Included in Emily Ardoin’s 2014 thesis “Fais do-do to ‘Hippy Ti-Yo’: Dance Halls of South Louisiana”: “Tee’s Connection is located in the Creole community center of St. Martinville that features zydeco music. The building is of frame construction.” Owned by Georgina Jones Dugas- closed after her death- her son owns T& ...[Read More]