Let's Dance: A Celebration of Ontario's Dance Halls and Summer Dance Pavilions is a nostalgic musical journey, recapturing the unforgettable music of youth and lasting friendships, the days when the live mellow sounds of Big Bands wafted through the air -- Louis Armstrong, the Dorsey Brothers, Bert Niosi, Art Hallman, Johnny Downs, Mart Kenney, Bobby Kinsman, Ronnie Hawkins .... Throughout the 1920s to the '60s, numerous legendary entertainers drew thousands of people to such memorable venues as the Brant Inn in Burlington, Dunn's Pavilion in Bala, the Stork Club at Port Stanley, to the Club Commodore in Belleville and the Top Hat Pavilion in North Bay -- and the hundreds of other popular dance venues right across Ontario. From the days of jitney dancing through the introduction of jazz and the Big Bands era to the sounds of some of Ontario's best rock groups, people of all ages came to dance and some to find romance on soft summer nights.A Celebration of Ontarioa#39;s Dance Halls and Summer Dance Pavilions Peter Young ... One of the sailors, Jerry, had been an Arthur Murray instructor in Chicago. ... During intermission, we had to go out to the edge of the water, so that I could soothe my feet from so much dancing. ... Port Elgin; Cedar Crescent Casino Port Elgina#39;s Cedar Crescent Casino was one of the crown jewels along the extensive Lakeanbsp;...
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