Dedicated to the Preservation of the Shag Dance, R&B & Beach Music,
to enhance its enjoyment and to introduce it to others.
"Shag is not just a dance, it is a way of life."
No Animals Were Harmed In the Making of This!
“Shaggin is dreaming with your feet”
Sam Lail
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Laugh loud, Love Life,
Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, Today is a gift!
OVER 15,000 SHAG Pictures!
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Please Lets all go out and support the clubs as much as we can!
Please Check the Upcoming Events Page for More Events
Tuesday night’s Mountain Shag Club Showtime Saloon is located 97 Underwood Rd, Fletcher,
NC 28732, which is off the other side of Airport Road Free Beginner Lessons 6:30 to 7:00 Shag
DJ at 7:00 to 10:00 $5.00 Cover Charge
Boone Shag Club Every Tuesday night Shaggin at Moose Lodge #1805, 607 Deerfield Road,
Boone from 7:30 pm-10pm
Wednesday November 5th - Mid-week Variety Night with DJ Maria
St John at Lynn’s Dance Club Midweek Dance Night 4819 S. Tryon
St. (across from Embassy Suites. ) Charlotte, NC 28217 For more
information 704-527-3064
Wednesday November 5th - Johnny B Join us at Friends Sports Bar and Grill in
downtown Belmont, NC 16 North Main Street from 6 to 10
Wednesday November 5th - McKibbons Pub at the Phoenix Inn Greenville, SC –
David Graham DJ starts at 8:30 - 246 N. Pleasantburg Dr Greenville, SC 29607
864-233-4651 Tower Drive between Krispy Kreme and the Phoenix Inn. McKibbons
Pub is located on the side of the motel Shag lessons, contact Jeff or Dede Ward
Every Wednesday - Hilltop Oyster Bar Shaggin’ and Line Dancin’ (downstairs
at Hilltop Restaurant), Monroe, NC, 1602 Hwy 74E at 601 South 704-289-3733
with The Dancin’ DJs, Susie & Richard!! No cover, nightly seafood and steak
specials, great sound system, and full service bar
Star City Shaggers Every Wednesday night we're Shaggin' at Billy’s Barn Salem
Va. Wednesday nights we offer FREE beginner shag and Line Dance lessons. DJ Jim
Skinner spins your favorite tunes from 6 till 10 PM. no cover and the food is out of this
Thursday November 6th - Nov 7: No DJ Due To The Fall Cyclone Frank
Price will be the DJ for Twisters Shag Club at the Finish Line Lounge in
Mooresville party starts at 7pm, music at 8pm
Thursday November 6th - Charlotte Shag Club with DJ
Roger Holcomb begins at 8 P.M For more information 704527-3064 or visit Mary & TK
Robinette teaching shag lessons 7p-8p. For Info Contact Patti
Miller at [email protected]
Friday November 7th – Mecklenburg Shrine Club - 5200
Mecklenburg Shrine Club Road - Charlotte NC (off of Harrisburg
Road) doors open at 7:30pm, cost $7, wine and beer sold at the
bar, BYOB is allowed. DJ Boogie Woogie Kings For additional
information Sam Moody 980-722-7951
Friday November 7th - Lynn's Dance Beach Weekend with DJ Tim
Boggs 4819 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC. For more information 704527-3064 or 8:00pm. Doors open at 7:00pm.
$4.00 for Lynn's Dance Club members $6.00 for non- Members
Friday November 7th – DJ Mike McDaniel NEW PLACE FOR Rutherford County
Shag Club – Rumour Has It 211 n Main St Rutherfordton NC 28139 - It's the former
Gregory's location. They have a full bar and a light food menu.
Saturday November 8th - Lake Hickory Shag Club at the Hickory VFW, 1615 12th
Street Drive NW, Hickory, NC 28601 Billy Waldrep will be our DJ - 8:00 with door
cover of $5.00 members and $7.00 guests …Cash Bar
Saturday November 8th – ??????? will be the DJ for Lake Wylie Shag Club at their new location Ft.
Mill Moose Lodge, located at 1676 Harris Road Fort Mill SC 29708. DJ begins at 8:00 pm
Saturday November 8th – Gaston Shaggers Gastonia, N.C. 3250 W Franklin Blvd
Gastonia N.C. Free Shag Lesson a 7 Pm with DJ Starting At 8 Pm DJ Will Be Tommy
Samole BYOB Set-Ups Provided, There Will Be A Half and Half Drawing For More
Information E-Mail Gary Holloway [email protected]
Saturday November 8th – McKibbons Pub at the Phoenix Inn Greenville, SC –
John Wilson ***Vinyl Party*** DJ starts at 8:30 - 246 N. Pleasantburg Dr Greenville,
SC 29607 864-233-4651 Tower Drive between Krispy Kreme and the Phoenix Inn.
McKibbons Pub is located on the side of the motel
Saturday November 8th - Lynn's Dance Club – With DJ Ed
Timberlake 4819 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC. For more
information 704-527-3064 or 8:00pm.
Doors open at 7:00pm. $4.00 for Lynn's Dance Club members $6.00
for non-members
Saturday November 8th – Monroe Shag Club Fall/Member/Guest Dance DJ
Bigfish Calhoun at the American Legion Post #27 700 N Sutherland Ave. Monroe,
NC 28110. Contact Danny Starnes at 704-843-0610
Saturday November 8th - Upstate Shag Club - Bids For Kids Silent Auction
benefit The Children's Security Blanket at AFTER FIVE 1455 Asheville Hwy.
Spartanburg, SC Music from 8-12 DJ-Bobby Vaughn Food, Door Prizes Auction
Ends At 9:45 Auction Items May Be Paid For By Cash, Check Or Credit Card.
Additional Items May Be Added To Auction The mission of The Children's Security
Blanket is to provide financial support, connect those in need with those who can
assist, and deliver hope to families whose children are facing cancer.
Shaggin Every Sunday
Wild Wing Café - We dance
every Sunday night from 6PM
to 10PM with 5 rotating DJs
David O'Quinn, Todd Gettis,
Billy Waldrep, Jeff Foster and
Bobby Vaughn. 109 W. Main Street 29306
Spartanburg, SC 864-585-4646
Chief's Wings and Firewater –
723 Congaree Rd Greenville, SC 29607
Duck's Beach Club
Phone: 843-663-3858
229 Main St
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
What is SOS….A Reunion of white trash doing the Dirty Shag
Triangle and Triad Area Happenings
Burlington Shag Club
Friday Nights at Masters Grill & Pub, 2703 Ramada Rd, Burlington, NC 27215-5474, (336) 227-5541
Danville Shag Club
Danville Shag Club is now shagging on the 2nd & 4th Friday night at the Dance Space, 1010 Piney
Forest Rd. Danville, Va 8 pm til 11 pm Admission 5.00 per person BYOB
Eno Beach Shag Club
1st and 3rd Saturday nights at the Time Out Sports Bar, 1301 N. Fordham Blvd., Chapel Hill (located
inside the Holiday Inn), across from Eastgate Shopping Center. Smoke Free and a wonderful place
with a great dance floor. (919) 918-1081
The Cutting Board
2699 Ramada Rd, Burlington, NC 27215, (336) 229-2770
Shag Lessons with Carol Oakley
Every Tuesday from 6:30 - 9:30 pm beginning in January
Plum Krazy's, Greensboro , NC
106 College Rd Ste B, Greensboro, NC 27410, (336) 851-0133
Wednesday Nights from 7 - 11pm
Steppin’ Out Shag Club of Eden
Wednesday Nights at the Whistle Jacket Grille, 441 Mebane Bridge Rd, Eden , NC 27288 ,
(336) 623-5664
Winston Salem Shag Club
Three Oaks Grill, 2008 South Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem 27103 (336) 765-6670
Fridays from 9:00pm-1:00am at the Holiday Inn renamed to Quality Inn Suites
Vesuvio's Italian Restaurant
1049 Durham Rd, Roxboro, NC 27573 (336) 322-4300
Hours of Operation: Lunch Specials 11 am - 3 pm, Monday Closed, Tues-Thurs 11 am- 10 pm, FriSat 11 am - 11 pm and Sunday 12 - 10 pm
Please check the Upcoming events page
For more events
CSA Schedule 2014
Gene and Nancy Pope
(919) 682-4266
Check out this site for some great music
On The Beach and Out Of the Area Events
If you know more Beach music Stations in your area let me know
Beach Music Radio Stations
WNCT-1070 AM, Beach, Boogie, and Blues. They have a 2 hour
bluegrass show from 1-3 pm, Monday-Thursday. Rest of the time,
it's beach and shag music.
Fessa John Hook Endless Summer Network
Charleston's very own Beach Music Station
Sat. Night W.L.O.U. Line up
3:00-6:00pm WCBS-FM Radio Greats
6:00-8:00pm Roadhouse Blues
8:00-11:00pm RnB Soul Shack (live at
can also be heard at
hi like to invite everyone to tune into headliners in review beach & oldies show each and every
sunday 2 to 5 pm at our new station 104.5 fm you can hear the show from anywhere in the
world on our live stream at then just click on phil & ron on
line ' we will be playing all your old beach and shag classic from the ocean drive jukebox ; so
if your on your computer sunday 2 to 5 pm tune us in at this link just click
The Carolina Sounds Beach Show is now in syndication!
The agreement has been made so it's now official.....
On Saturday, May 9th, The Carolina Sounds Beach Show will make it's Virginia debut on
Emporia's Radio Station - WEVA AM 860 from 7pm - 9pm. Another edition will air on Sundays
from 6pm - 8pm. Each show will be a different broadcast. I am excited about this opportunity
and thank Andy Lucy for the invite to air the show on this great station. When you're in the
Emporia, Va area, tune in to the great music played on WEVA any day of the week! And for
those in the Wilmington, NC area south to around Murrell's Inlet and 65 miles inland, you can
catch the show on our flagship station, WODR-FM, Cool 105.3 every Saturday from 2pm - 6pm,
as well as on and
Wherever you reside, please support your local radio stations, Internet shows, clubs, DJ's,
bands that bring the music to you..
Long Live Beach Music!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Butch Halpin
Carolina Sounds Beach Show
The “Right Reverend of Beach Music”, Kyle Beam invites you to
join him 24x7 everyday at your office or home. The greatest in
Classic Beach, Top 40, Shag, Rhythm & Blues is only a click away.
Simply go to
You will have the option to download the 365 player, which will self
install and I suggest you do so. The best part, It’s all free!!! You can find Kyle’s club dates as
well as his monthly top 40 on his website, “Simply Shaggin” at
WSGE 91.7 FM Gastonia NC
Listen Online
Click or copy and paste
Beach & Shag DJ schedule:
WSGE 91.7 FM’s Beach & Shag Broadcast Schedule
Request Line 704-922-4286
Thursday 6:30 pm-10:00 pm “Headliners In Review” with Ron Ramsey
Friday 6 pm-10 pm Beach Trip with Scott Smith
Friday 10 pm – 12 am Dem’ Shaggin’ Blues with Phil & Ron
Friday at Midnight till Saturday 6 am - Beach Music Automation
Saturday 6 am-9 am 6 Am Lamar Walker
Saturday 9 am-1 pm “Carolina Beach Party” with Johnny B & Side Kick Tiny
Saturday 1 pm-4pm Beach Music Revival with Kyle Beam
Saturday 4 pm-7 pm - Rhythm & Blues Wrap up show with “The Cat Daddy Mike McDaniel”
Sunday 5pm-9pm “Beach Rhythm & Blues” with Frank Price
Special Thanks to our fill-in DJ’s Phil Kistler and others
920 AM WPCM Oldies and Beach Station
WPCM is programmed for listeners who live in and around Alamance County. The
unique blend of Beach and Oldies music is
reflective of a community that loves and
embraces Beach music. In fact many of the
country’s best known Beach music artists got
their start in Alamance County and many still reside here.
Lia Long joins WPCM as anchor of the Afternoon Show.
Listen for Lia and the best oldies and beach music weekdays from 2:00 – 6:00 pm!
You can call in your requests at 843-249-6NMB or
e-mail to [email protected]
Saturday 3pm to 7pm
Dan E. Lockemy "Carolina's Part Time Party Time Man"
"At The Beach" The Pee Dee's #1 Beach Music Thro-Down
Request Line
WDAR FM 105.5 Florence/Darlington, SC
WBAG 1150 AM
Burlington, NC
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Sunny Beach Party
DJ: Pat Patterson
Sunny 103.5 FM
Greenwood, SC
Sunday 7pm to 12am
Curtiss Carpenter
WFVL 106.9 Southern Pines/Fayetteville, NC
WFNC 102.3 Lumberton, NC
The Beach Music News Letter is now on
Sunday 6pm to 11pm
Grady Brown
WSIM - FM - 93.7 Sumter, SC
WIBZ - FM - 95.5
All Day - Every Day
WVCO 94.9 The Surf
Myrtle Beach
Sunday 2pm Until Sign Off
770 AM WLWL / Big Waves
Rockingham, NC
Sunday Night 6:30pm - 9:30pm
DJ: Johnny Dollar
The Sunday night Beach and Motown Show
WBTM 1330 AM
Danville, VA.
Sunday 4pm to 8pm
DJ: Mike Brooks
Carolina Ocean Drive
WLUS 98.3 FM
Oxford, NC
Garnett McNeelys Record Shop-Cherryville, NC 704-435-9033
The Wax Museum -Charlotte, NC 704 377-0700
Judy’s House of Oldies…Myrtle Beach, SC 843-249-8649
Armada Music & DVD-Statesville, NC
Music City Records - Forest City,NC.
The Attic… Pittsburgh, PA
Armada Music & DVD-Statesville,NC
Millennium Music… Charleston and Mt Pleasant, SC
Steven’s Cave … Whiteville, NC
BJ’s Music…Spartanburg and Greenville, SC
WZKB Superstore... Internet; Manifest... Greenville, SC
Sounds Familiar…Columbia, SC
Birthday Suits…Myrtle Beach, SC
Record Rack…Goldsboro, NC
Paradise Records…Fayetteville, NC
Sound Shop Stores; Music 4 Less Stores; Music 4 A Song Stores;
Best Buy…NC, SC, VA, select GA and FL Stores
Borders… select NC and VA stores
Play 9 Records…Richmond, VA
Bradley House -
Buy Beach Music -
KHP Music -
Mack CD Super Store -
One 20 Inc. -
Record Rack -
Ripete -
Steven’s Cave -
Surf Side Records -
Thanks for helping keep this "Dance of the Carolina's" alive.
Shag Lessons at Thirsty's 2 in Greensboro, NC.
119 North Chimney Rock Road, Greensboro, NC
Pat & Archer Joyce
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Instructors
Thirsty's 2 - 119 N. Chimney Rock Road, Greensboro, NC
Four-week sessions begin the first Tuesday of each month (except
Beginners - 6:30-7:30pm
Intermediates - 7:30-8:30pm
Advanced/Techniques - 8:30-9:30pm
336-292-6342 (home)
336-708-1073 (Archer cell)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Beginner Shag Lessons- Group (pre-registration Monroe, NC Area
FREE suggested)
contact: [email protected] Wednesdays, 7 PM at Hilltop Oyster Bar
Richard Kennerly Susie Hinson
Beginner and Intermediate Shag Lessons Group
Charlotte NC area
Mary and T.K. Robinette
Thursday Lynn’s
Ashley and Tobitha Stewart
Shag Lessons - Salisbury, Kannapolis, Concord, and the Mooresville NC Areas
Ashley 704-200-8666
Tobitha 704-202-9655
[email protected]
The Hall of Fame Foundation ( The HOFF is chartered in
the State of South Carolina as an IRS 501(3)(c) tax-exempt status. Since 1991 the HOFF has quietly
and compassionately helped countless folks in the shag community who are in financial need due to
loss of jobs, chronic medical bills, and natural disasters. A sample of the things the HOFF has helped
fellow shaggers with over the years include: wheel chairs, medical expenses, rehabilitation, funeral
costs, and many more too numerous to list. As a board member I can truly say they live up to their
motto of "Friends offering friends a helping hand in a time of need"
The Dewey Kennedy Scholarship ( The Dewey
Kennedy Scholarship was started in 1996 in memory of Dewey who loved the dance and junior
shaggers. The annual scholarship is open to those 22 years of age or younger who are currently
attending school or are planning on furthering their education by attending college or technical school.
The Beth Mitchell Scholarship ( In memory of 1998
National Non-Pro Champion, the National Shag Dance Championship Board of Directors established
the Beth Mitchell Memorial Scholarship to assist in the education of worthy college students who have
competed or whose parents have competed in the Nationals. The scholarship foundation is a
501(3)(c) tax-exempt SC organization. Click on the shagnationals weblink to see a list of past
recipients and the colleges this award helped them to attend.
The Ellen Taylor Foundation for Junior Shaggers ( Founded in
2007 by Shag Hall of Famer Ellen Taylor, this SC 501(3)(c) organization fills a much needed
charitable gap in our shag community. The goal of the foundation is to simply remove financial
barriers that might prevent those under 21 from participating in shag events. For example, Ellen's
foundation has quietly provided money for gas, lodging, transportation, and food for many kids to
attend Junior SOS, Shag Nationals, and other shag events. It helps juniors through three main
programs - assistance to attend events, free shoes, and by sponsoring junior shag workshops.
Angel Rissoff –
Attractions Band –
Band of Gold -
Band of Oz –
Big Daddy Rhythm & The Heavy Weights –
Big Time Party Band –
Bill Deal –
Bill Pinkney & The Original Drifters –
Billy Scott & The Prophets –
Brasstyme –
Breeze Band -
Danny Brooks -
Carousel Band –
Carolina Soul Band -
Casey York –
Castaways Band –
Carolina Beach Boyz --
Carolina Breakers Band -
Catalina's –
Chairmen Of The Board –
Class of 60 Somethin’ –
Clifford Curry –
Coastline Band –
Coast to Coast Band -
Coco Loco Party Band –
Coming Up Brass -
Continental Divide
Coppertone's –
Craig Woolard –
Cruize Control -
Delbert McClinton –
Dockside Band –
Donny & Susan Trexler –
Dynamic Breakers -
East Coast Party Band –
Embers –
Entertainers Band –
Extraordinaires --
Fabulous Kays Band –
Fabulous Shades –
Fantastic Shakers –
Fatback and the Cadillac’s --
Flashbacks –
Hack Bartley & Shuffle –
Heart & Soul –
High Tide -- Http://
Hip Pocket -
Holiday Band –
JD Cash -
Johnny Dollar –
Kollection Band --
Legends of Beach --
Magnificents Band –
Main Event Band –
Maurice Williams --
Men of Distinction –
Mixed Emotions –
Mojo Blues Band -
Night Move Band -
North Tower Band --
Ocean Blvd. Band
Out Of Towners Band –
Poor Souls -
Part Time Party Time Band –
Reflections Band -
Royal Scotsmen Band --
Sand Band –
Sea Cruz –
Shaggie Maggie –
Still Cruzin –
Summerdaze Band –
Swinging Medallions -
Tams –
Time Machine Band --
Tommy Black Band –
Tony Baker and The Souls -
Too Much Sylvia --
Wallstreet --
[email protected]
Be Safe and Kind and always have a good time.........
Keep Shaggin’
Thanks Sam Lail -- 704-482-6376 –
[email protected]
Dedicated to the Preservation of the Shag Dance, R&B & Beach Music,
to enhance its enjoyment and to introduce it to others.
Join the “Carolina Beach Music Academy” Now!!
Even if you don’t believe, you want to go to Heaven for the Climate…Hell for the Company
Everybody has to believe in something....... I believe I'll Shag!
My Grandpa always said;
You can't get the water to clear up until you get the pigs out of the creek!
It’s Time For Change!!!!
With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms
tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist
attacks, are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?"
My short-term memory is not as sharp as it used to be.
Also, my short-term memory's not as sharp as it used to be
'God our Father, walk through my house and take away
all my worries and illnesses and please watch over and heal my family
in your name, Amen.'
What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
"It costs nothing to be honest, loyal, and true"
"The clock of life is wound but once,
and no man has the power to tell just when the hands will stop,
at a late or early hour.
Now is the only time you own.
Live, love, toil with a will. Place no faith in time.
For the clock may soon be still."
Time is all we have, we can't fast forward it, and we can't rewind it,
All we can do is live in the time right now and make the most of it before it’s too late.
Believe in God! And accept Christ as your Savior.
You have to go Internal to get Eternal.
Sam Lail
We live by our dreams and our memories!
Memories and Friends
Our memories last forever, they never ever die, on earth our Friends are temporary,
but our Friendships are treasures, Friendships are comfort, and Friendships are a blessing,
Friends are heaven sent, so while you are here on earth spend more time with your friends,
It’s your friends who make your world, cherish your friends, don’t wait until it’s too late then
all you can say is……Goodbye, and all you will have is Memories.
Sam Lail
TODAY is a fresh new start – so replace any negative thoughts from yesterday
with positive thoughts of today. Live in the now and always strive to be better,
because you can always improve.
The human mind is a terrible thing to waste,
let yourself think too much and you’ll create a problem
that was not even there in the first place!
The body is shot, the mind is gone…….
But the sense of humor goes on and on.
"I is what I be"- Buckwheat
Gun Control is not about guns, it's about control.....
NEVER let it happen!
TODAY is a new day.
Another chance to define yourself.
Do not waste it.
If you really want to do something, You’ll find a way.
If you Don’t, You’ll find a Reason.