Events

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The North Texas Line Dance Classic on June 21, 22, 2019 was a Huge Success.  And a fun time was had by All!  Hope to see everyone again next year.
 
   
DANCE  TAGS AND RESTARTS
Beyond Beautiful  No Tags or Restarts
Bud Light Blue    Restart on walls 2, & 4 after 32.  Tag on wall 6 after 16 (jazz box)
Diggin’    4 count tag at the end of wall 2.  Restart on wall 5 after 16 counts.
Dip To The Bass    Restart on walls 2, & 5 after 16 counts
Electric Church Restart on wall 3 after 32 counts
Falling Walls    A, A with restart after 16 (only turn to face back wall),  A, B, Tag,  A,A,B, A,A,B,  Tag.     A is 32 counts, B is 8 counts (always danced 4x, always starts facing the front wall, Tag is 4 counts.
Get It Right    Restart on wall 3 after 16 counts.  K step Tag after walls 4, & 6 
Graffiti    Wall 1 Tag 1 (16 counts), Wall 4 Tag 2 (8 counts),  Restart on walls 3 and 8 after 16 counts
Groovy Love  No Tags or Restarts
I’m On A Roll  Restart on walls 5 & 6 after 32 counts.
I’ve Been Waiting For You   Restart on wall4 after 24 counts
Jessie  4 restarts.   wall 2 after 26, wall 4 after 22,  wall 6 after 26,  wall 9 after 26
Just a Phase  Restart wall 4 after 16 counts
Leave A Trace    Restarts on wall 3 after16 counts and wall 4 after 40 counts
Music To My Eyes    Restart on wall4 after count 30.
Nothing But You Restart on wall 5 after 16 counts.
Off My Feet    No Tags/ No Restarts.
Oh Me Oh My Oh    Restart wall 5 after 40 counts
Reason to Stay  3 Tags.  After Wall 1- 16 count Tag,  After Wall 2- 8 count Tag,  After Wall 3- 16 count Tag
Remember Us This Way  Restart on Wall 5 after 20 counts.
Simple as Can Be  Restart wall 3 after 16 counts
Second Time Around    64, 28, tag, 64, 28, Tag, 64, 32, 28, Tag, Tag
Secrets We Keep    Tags on walls 1 & 3 after 40 counts.  Restart on Wall 5 after 8 counts.
Sleepwalk With Me    Restart on Wall 2 after 28 counts.  Tag at the end of wall 4, 2 counts, (sway, sway)
Sucker Bridge on wall 2 after 32 counts.  Repeat 8 counts, (counts 25-32).
Tai-Want Love    Restart on walls 3, 5, & 8 after count 28& replace & with step to left to the left side
Through It All  No Tags or Restarts
Uphill Battle  32, 32, Tag, 32 to end ( run around on 5&6)
Vanotek Cha  Restart wall 5 after 32 counts
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Saturday Beginner Dances Tags & Restarts in Red Tags & Restarts in Red
DANCE CHOREOGRAPHERS SONG & ARTIST
It’s All About The 3 Steps Verdonk & Vane 3 Steps(Rap Radio Version/Loni Gamble
1159 Rachael McEnaney White   11:59(CST)/The Railers   
3D (Dance Disco Dance)  Frank Trace  Give It Up/Cyndi Lauper 
A Little Kiss  Niels Poulsen  One Kiss/Duo Lipa & Calvin Harris 
* All I Am Is You    Julia Wetzel  Restart wall 5 After Count 16  
* Champagne Promise    Tina Argyle  Tag wall 8 after 22 counts, add walk, walk
Corazon De Metal    Wil Bos  Corazon De Metal/Joey Montana   
Country Bump Darren Bailey Country Music Made Me Do It/Carlton Anderson
* EZ Stomp  Juliet Lam  Restart wall 4 after 16 counts facing 12:00
Gleeful Waltz Frank Trace What The World Needs Now/Glee Cast
* I Close My Eyes  Hazel Pace 

Restart walls 2 & 6 after 16 counts. Sweep on count 16

If I Back It Up Now  Weisburd & Sarlemijn  If I Back It Up/Nellie Tiger Travis 
K is For Kicks    Christopher Gonzalez    Feel It Still/Portugal, The Man 
Keep It Simple    Maggie Gallagher    Keep It Simple/James Barker Band 
* Little Country Race    Niels Poulsen    4 count Tag after wall 10,  2 diagonal step touches with claps
Love Flow  Niels Poulsen  Let Your Love Flow/Bellamy Brothers 
* Mamma Mia! Why Me?  Lee Hamilton  8 count Tag end of wall 6, Side Strut Cross Strut, Repeat
Off the Beaten Track  Gary O’Reilly  Off The Beaten Track/Derek Ryan 
Rest of My Life  Claire Bell  Rest of My Life/Rod Stewart 
* Rocket to the Sun  Maddison Glover  Restart on wall 5 after 8 counts facing 12:00
Special Delivery  Karl-Harry Winson  Return to Sender/Dave Edmunds 
Texas Time  Lene Mainz Pedersen  Texas Time/Keith Urban 
Thank You  Tina Argyle  Thank You/Gary Perkins & The Breeze 
Why Do Fools Fall in Love EZ  Marie McLeod  Why Do Fools Fall in Love/Diana Ross 
You Are the Reason Baby  Alison Johnstone  You Are the Reason/Calum Scott & Leona Lewis 

 

 

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Our June 2019 Garland Senior Center Line Dance Workshop will be on the 4th Friday, June 28  from 5:30 to 7:45 pm.
 
This month we have Bonita Malone joining us to teach one of her new dances.  She has been dancing in Greenville and has just begun choreographing line dances this year.  She has 15 dances posted on CopperKnob and will be teaching one of her High Beginner dances.

We have selected four  NEW dances for your dancing pleasure.   Got a beginner dances, a high beginner dance, an improver dance, and an intermediate dance.  Check out the videos, these are some fun new dances that we hope you will really enjoy.  Dances are shown below in the order to be taught with the easier dances first.  Remember the workshop is FREE.  And we go to Dos Banderas  http://www.dosbanderastexmex.com/  for dinner after the workshop, it’s just a block and a half from the Senior Center.

Dare To Dance by Fred Whitehouse (April 2019):  32 count, 4 wall, Beginner level line dance to the song “Do You Feel What I Feel” by Tomas Kaya at 129 bpm.  Looks like a popular fun dance.  There are 25 videos on YouTube.  No tags, no restarts.
Step Sheet:  https://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/dare-to-dance-ID132792.aspx
Video demo and teach with Jenny Brown:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=16&v=0s5vsOoq3iM

Workin’ At The Car Wash Blues by Bonita Malone (April 2019): 64 count, 2 wall, high beginner level line dance to the song “Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues” by Jim Croce at 132 bpm.   Welcoming a new local choreographer Bonita Malone who will be teaching her dance.  One tag and restart.
Step Sheet:  https://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/workin-at-the-car-wash-blues-ID132517.aspx
Video demo with Bonita Malone:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=QsuTAJLaioA
Video teach with Bonita Malone:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=63&v=1YM1mp8vWvY

Homesick Heart by Maddison Glover (Sept 2018):  32 count, 4 wall, Improver level line dance to the song “Homesick” by Kane Brown at 97 bpm.  Nice improver dance with 18 videos on YouTube.  No Tags no restarts.
Step Sheet:  https://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/homesick-heart-ID128672.aspx
Video demo and teach with Jenny Brown:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmom4PL3_ak

L.I.L.Y. (Like I Love You) by Darren Baley (May 2019):  64 count, 2 wall, Low Intermediate level line dance to the song “Like I love You” by Lost Frequencies at 118 bpm.  On 6/5/2019 CopperKnob had this at #8 most popular.  There are 21 videos on YouTube.  One tag and restart.
Step Sheet:  https://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/lily-like-i-love-you-ID133423.aspx
Video demo and teach with Jenny Brown:  https://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/lily-like-i-love-you-ID133423.aspx

 

LOCATION OF GARLAND SENIOR CENTER:
600 W Avenue A
Garland, TX 75040
From 75 Central; Go East 6mi. on Spring Valley/Buckingham
and then South 1.5 mi. on Glenbrook, and East on Ave. A
 
Thanks to all for your support for these monthly workshops,
Richard
Ann
Pat

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Line Dance Workshop  June 29, 2019  2:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Door opens at 2:30  SMOKE FREE

Southern Junction

5574 Hwy 276, Royse City, TX  75189

972-771-2418

$10 per person – CASH ONLY (Includes admission to Southern Junction for the night)

Bar & snack bar will be open

NO drinks are allowed to be brought into the workshop           

            If you do not want to sit at tables 107 & 108 after the workshop, please call Southern Junction and make your own reservations.  When you make your own reservation, please let Southern Junction know that you are attending the workshop.

            The workshop will end at 5:45 so everyone staying for the evening can be scanned at the front entrance–ID required. 

            Southern Junction Workshop instructors are Ann Ellis.                   

Guest instructor Peggy Robinson

Absolute EZ Waltz ,   Pavement Ends,  Easy Sucker,   Knockin’ Boots

Plus, line dances enjoyed at Southern Junction.

            If you have any questions, please feel free to call or text Ann Ellis at 214-557-0286 or  ellisintx@gmail.com.    

***JD Myers & Legacy is the band***

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Absolute Beginner 8 Week Beginner Class

Karen Aubrey will be teaching an Absolute Beginner Class starting July 10, 2019.  The class will be from July 10, 2019 through August 8, 2019.

The classes will be at The Branch Connection (Senior Center) formerly Farmers Branch Senior Center.

Contact Karen Aubrey for further information.  Her information is on the Instructor Page on this website.

 

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 We had a blast Friday night dancing with Gail at the newly-remodeled Plano Senior Center now called: Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+ last Friday, May 31, 2019.
 
Happily Gail has scheduled another open dance there on Friday July 19th  from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. So mark that on your calendar and plan to come . Cost is $5 per person.  More details closer to the event date. 
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There will also be a Line Dance Birthday Party at the Farmers Branch Senior Center on Saturday July 20th from 1:30 to 4:30 so save the date.  More details to come soon. 
 
Both events are open to  everyone and you don’t have to belong to either center to attend. We are lucky to have so many dance options.  See you on the dance floor soon.
Sharon Sugarek

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In Case You Haven’t Heard!!!!

 JOEY WARREN….BACK IN TOWN....

He’s returning to Houston, Texas for an exciting INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE WORKSHOP

Oklahoma Community Center

27222 Conroe Hufsmith Rd (aka Hufsmith Conroe Rd) Magnolia, Texas 77355

Plan on open dancing (time to be decided) Friday , August 2 (only dancers registered for Saturday workshop) . We’ll be taking requests later for open dancing. Joey will also be teaching a dance during this time.

Saturday, August 3, 9:30-3:30 INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP – Includes lunch, water, snacks & sodas w/meal (details to follow on lunch…sandwiches)

Our venue has changed so space will be limited. Our cut off date is May 1 or before if limit of 35 is reached. Be watching for the registration form.

Joey has choreographed many dances and also collaborated with other choreographers… Uphill Battle, Right Here, Filthy, In the Zone, The Waiting Game, Thy Will, Die A Happy Man, How I Want Ya, Watch the Tempo and many others.

If you have questions please email one of us.

Phyllis Shelby  physhelby@aol.com

Carolyn Key  ckeyc123@gmail.com

Ann Pettit  oapdq@hotmail.com

Kathleen Wheeler  kwheeler44@icloud.com

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Mineola League of the Arts
Kickin’ 2019 Registration
Friday, September 20th 1pm-3pm & 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, September 21st 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (includes lunch)

 

Stay tuned for more information

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TEXAS JAMBOREE IN Conroe October 18 and 19 in 2019. CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE: www.texaslinedancejamboree.com

I wanted to update everyone on information regarding the 2019 TX Jam.
 
1.  Jam Website – The website was compromised.  Some have been successful in getting to the website but others find that they are directed to a pharmaceutical company.  We are working on building a new website and will release it shortly!  I will send out an email when it is up and running.  Until then I will provide as much information as possible in this email.
 
2.  KOA Cabins – ALL OF THE CABINS HAVE BEEN BOOKED!  If you would like to be put on a waiting list in case if someone cancels please email cheryl.rogers5678@gmail.com.  I will contact people on a first come first serve basis when I am notified of a cancellation.
 
3.  Jam Hotels – Thought the cabins are booked you can still get a hotel room.  I have also attached the list of hotels which we have room blocks for.  You will want to book soon as Conroe is busy with other events in October and the hotels may also fill.
 
4.  Registration – For your convenience, I have attached the registration form so you can print and send in when ready.  Please don’t forget to make a sandwich and drink selection when filling out the form.
 
5.  Restaurant list – I have also attached a list of restaurants in the area for your reference.  Just in case if you want to scope out eating places before you arrive.
 
6.  Jam Dance List – I have also attached the dances which are currently on the Jam list.  We are in the process of picking the next five primary dances.  Voting ends on June 15th so I will be emailing an updated list as soon as the selection is complete and I have picked floor splits for these dances.
 
7.  T-Shirts – There are two options for shirts this year.  Both shirts are black v-neck shirts.  The material is lightweight.  They have a tendency to run a little big.  You have the option of having the shirt with the infinity symbol in Bling and Pink lettering.  Or for those that want something more subtle, there is black on black.  Kind of a ghost look.  The infinity symbol and writing are done in a grayish color.  I have attached pictures of both shirt options.
 
8.  The Weekend Agenda for Jam 2019:
Friday, October 18th:
● 2:00 PM – Doors open for registration
● 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Open Dance
● 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Dinner Break
● 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Pre-Jam Party (Jam theme Halloween Costume Party!)
Saturday, October 19th:
● 9:00 AM – Doors open for registration
● 9:00 – 10:00 AM – Open Dance
● 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM – Jamboree
● 12:30 – 1:30 PM – Lunch and Open Dance
● 1:30 – 4:30 PM – Jamboree
● 8:00 – 9:30 PM – More Open Dance!
More Open Dancing: If you are still standing Saturday evening after the Jam and want to dance some more, there
will be more open dancing Saturday Evening!
Jam Theme: Halloween Costume Party!
 
9.  Jam Theme – This years theme is a Halloween costume party!  So basically anything goes!
 
We are diligently working on getting the Jam website up and running as quickly as possible!  If you have any questions or need additional information please feel free to contact either Cheryl Rogers at cheryl.rogers5678@gmail.com or Nikki Simpson at rockinredrodeo@gmail.com.
 
 

Primary Dance Floor Split & Choreographer

Diggin’ – Amy Glass    Beautiful Goodbye – Michael Barr TAG & RESTART

Dip To The Bass – Gonzales & McEnaney-White      3D (Dance Disco Dance) – Frank Trace

Graffiti – Karl Harry Winson     Graffiti Baby – Julie Snailham RESTARTS

I’ve Been Waiting For You – Johnson & Talbot      I’ve Been Waiting For You EZ – Johnson & Talbot  RESTART

Sleepwalk With Me – Fred Whitehouse      Let It Bay – Be – Tina Argyle RESTART & TAG

Favorite Dance Floor Split & Choreographer
Be My Baby Now – St. Pierre/McEnaney    Blue Spanish Eyes – Juliet Lam
Beautiful Goodbye – Michael Barr      Wanna Be There – Lorna Mursell
Better When I’m Dancin ’ – Julia Wetzel    Feel Better When I’m Dancin – S. Chong RESTART
Blessed – Jackie Miranda    S.B.S. (Shuffle Boogie Soul) – Ira Weisburd TAG
Celtic Duo – Gallagher & O’Reilly   Celtic Duo AB – Marsye-Angeline RESTART
Champagne Promise – Tina Argyle      None
Doing The Walk – Van Grootel, et. al.      Walk Of Shame – Karen Tripp
Get It Right – Maddison Glover     Hard Not To Love It – S. Pistoia
Groovy Love – Whitehouse, et. al.     Little Groovy Love – B. Christoffersen
Gypsy Queen – Hazel Pace     Gypsy Queen AB – A. Korsgaard & K. Hansen
I Close My Eyes – Hazel Pace     None
Lay Low – Darren Bailey     Chiki Cha Cha – Liu Sum Loong
Lonely Drum – Darren Mitchell     None
Perfect – A. Johnstone & J. Talbot   Rolling Rhythm – Michele Burton RESTART
Pull You Through – M. Glover & J. Szymanski    Rolling Rhythm – Michele Burton TAG

Slowly, Gently, Softly (SGS) – G. O’Reilly      Simply Mambo – Val Myers & Deana Randle TAG
So Just Dance Dance Dance ! – Vane & Richard    Can’t Stop The Dance (EZ) – L. Card RESTART & TAG

Strip It Down – Rachael McEnaney-White   Strip It Down Beginner – Rosalee Musgrave

Sweet Caroline – Darren Bailey     None
Take Me To The River – Verdonk/Dahlgren     Take Me To The River – Easy – Mainz Pedersen RESTART & TAG
Thankful – Fred Whitehouse     Shy Waltz – Anne Hewitt TAG
To The Moon & Back – Rushton & O’Reilly   All The Same (aka We Danced) – Verdonk & Camps TAG & RESTARTS
Vanotek Cha

 

Cheryl Rogers

Lake Conroe KOA Event Center, Montgomery, TX
 
 

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Intermediate Open Dance – stay tuned for next date. at Heights Recreation Center.                              10 am-12 pm.  $5 for Richardson residents; $7 for non-residents.

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SAVE THE DATE!
ACDA National Championships
stay tuned for next date.
Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre
5410 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75240

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