Dance

Be sure to stop by and enjoy our Dance Stage located along the Ohio River.  We will have a variety of energetic dancing including square dancing, clogging, line dancing, and a variety of other dance styles happening all weekend long. 

Dancing is an important part of the Appalachian Traditions

Traditional dancing in Appalachia includes several types: step dancing, set dancing, and couple dancing. Step dance traditions include clogging, buckdancing, flat-footing, and the Charleston. Set dances, involving two or more couples, include four couple squares, big set (ring) dances, reels, country (contra) dances, and play parties. Couple dancing often referred to as “round dancing,” includes the two-step and waltz. The roots of Appalachian dance are varied and include the influence of English, Scots-Irish, French, African-American, and Native American dances, as well as American popular culture. 

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2023 Festival Dance Schedule TBA

 

Also, see our Music and Storytelling schedules.

Scheduled performers and times subject to change without notice

Come and see Country Steps Cloggers!

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Dance Schedule
Dance Stage
 
Dance Stage
Saturday, May 13th 
Dance Stage
Sunday, May 14th 
 
 
 
 
10:30
 
 
11:30
 
 
12:00
 
 
12:30
 
 
1:00
 
 
1:30
 
 
2:00
 
 
2:30
 
 
3:00
 
 
3:30
 
 
4:00
 
 
4:30
 
 
5:00
 
 
5:30
 
 
Everyone is invited for the the 2nd year:
 
SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE
Proud Heritage Stage
in Cuddle Up
Fun Dance is being called by Jeff Driggs
 
7:00
FUN DANCE
 
 
 
 
10:15
 
 
11:30
 
 
Noon
 
 
12:30
 
 
1:00
 
 
2:00
 
 
3:00
 
 
 
3:30