Cloggers perform a swing during a freestyle Appalachian hoedown.

Arts & Culture

In keeping a traditional Appalachian dance alive, the Bailey Mountain Cloggers have established their own tradition of dance competition dominance

A dancing competition in a room with dancers on the floor; paper stars hang above the floor

Arts & Culture

For almost a century, one dance has captured the spirit of the coast and beyond. Follow along with three generations of the Free family as they pivot, belly roll, and boogie walk to keep the tradition alive


Two-step to these standout destinations, where social dancing never went out of style