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MODERN Square Dance Music Recommendations for 2015

Music with a dance beat that can be used in square dances. Some of the songs may need to be sped up, slowed down, or otherwise edited to make them work with your dancers. The list is in alphabetical order by song title. Happy dancing!

See also: MODERN Square Dance Music Recommendations for 2014

Don’t forget that there are LOTS OF SQUARE DANCE MUSIC PRODUCERS who are also making some great music.

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MODERN Square Dance Music Recommendations for 2014

Music with a dance beat that can be used in square dances. Some of the songs may need to be sped up or slowed down to make them work with your dancers. The list is in alphabetical order by song title. Happy dancing!

Don’t forget that there are LOTS OF SQUARE DANCE MUSIC PRODUCERS who are also making some great music.

Music Suggestion: The Flying Tent by Perpetual e-Motion

Perpetual e-Motion creates music that fuses traditional with electronic sounds. It makes for a very rich backdrop for square dancing and contra dancing.

Here is a documentary about Perpetual e-Motion.

Description from YouTube:

This Maine based duo presents an innovative and captivating take on traditional inspired dance music, integrating multilayered electric fiddle with acoustic-electric synth guitar, foot percussion, didgeridoo and vocals to create a surreal, hypnotic and invigorating tapestry of grooves and soundscapes. No gimmicks here, just an innovative and impassioned take on music that makes you want to move.