September 14, 2019  Blowing Rock, NC 

                 Blowing Rock Music Fest

                 Outdoor Concerts at Blowing Rock

                 Saturday: 1:00-8:00pm

                 Click Here for Information

More August and September Dates Coming Soon!

October 26, 2019  Saturday 4pm-til.... 

                            High Country

    Carolina Shag Competition Challenge

​                          First ever sanctioned Competitive

                             Carolina Shag Competion
                               in the NC Mountains

               Everything You Need to Know 


September 13, 2019  5th Annual ...

                  Community Fall Dance

                  Fri 6:00pm  Dinner

                       7:00-10:00pm  Dance

                  Plemmons Student Union

                  Grandfather Mountain Ballroom

                         - - ASU Campus - -

                  Click Here for Information and Flyer!

October 2019

2019 Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

302 S. Jefferson Avenue

West Jefferson, NC 28694

Johnny & Betty Worley

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Boone Shag Club

July 27, 2019 Statesville Shag Club 
                Independence Day Dance! 
                Saturday 6:00 to 10:30pm
                Directions to Statesville VFW Post 2031

                VFW Post 2031 HomePage             

July 27, 2019 Linville Land Harbor 
                Warriors Heart Dance 
                Saturday 7:00 to 10:30pm

                Support OUR VETERANS!
                Linville Land Harbor Recreation Center

                     <Click Here for Warriors Heart Flyer>

All proceeds go to the facility in Texas that helps our veteran's & first responders that are suffering from substance abuse and/or PTSD.  A VERY worthy cause.  $15 admission includes food and wine toast. 

January 2020

July 2019 

September 1, 2019  Sandy Beach Shag Club

                  Sunday 3:30pm - 11:00pm

                  Dinner 6:00 - 7:30pm 

                  Dancing 7:30 -  11:00pm

                  "Sandkicker Megafest IX"

                      "Dirty Dozen DJ's!"

                  Click HERE for Dance Flyer                 

Gary and Becky Doran are offering "Carolina Shag" lessons to dancers in the Linville area this summer at the Land Harbor Recreation Center in Linville Land Harbor, Newland NC.  The lessons will begin at 4:30 PM teaching Level 2 steps and Intermediate level following at 5:30 PM. The cost is $5.00 per person per lesson.  Hope you can come and join us.

Shag Lessons - Sunday August 4th

     4:30-5:15pm - Level 2 (Level 1 Required*)

     5:30-6:15pm - "Beyond the Basics"

Shag Lessons - Sunday August 11th - No Lesson Today

Shag Lessons - Sunday August 18th
     4:30-5:15pm - Level 2 (Level 1 Required*)
     5:30-6:15pm - "Beyond the Basics"

Shag Lessons - Sunday August 25th
     4:30-5:15pm - Level 2 (Level 1 Required*)
     5:30-6:15pm - "Beyond the Basics"

Thank you Gary and Becky Doran!

September 2019

August 2019

Auguest 3, 2019  Mountain Empire Shag Society 

                              MESS 2019 Summer Party!
                              Saturday 7:00 to 10:30pm
                              Johnson City, TN

August 3, 2019    Brushy Mountain Shag Club

                              Monthly Dance

                              Saturday 7:30 to 10:30pm

                              Holiday Inn Express

                              N. Wilkesboro, NC  

August 3, 2019    Lake Hickery Shag Club
                              Monthly Dance
                              Saturday 6:30 to 10:30pm
                              Hickory, NC

​​August 6, 2019    Boone Shag Club Weekly Dance

                              Highlanders at TyneCastle

                              Tuesday 7:00 to 10:00pm

                              Jim Holder teaches a shag step!

August 11, 2019 Sandy Beach Shag Club 
                             Sun Deck Party
                             Sunday 3:00pm
                             Reece Winery - Morganton, NC

                             No Admission Charge

August 17, 2019 The Embers with Craig Woolard

                             Concerts On The Deck

                             Saturday 6:00 to 10:00pm


                             Historic North Wilkesboro, NC

August 19, 2019 MESS Mountain Empire Shag Society
                             Concerts On The Deck
                             Monday 7:30 to 10:00pm
                             Johnson City, TN

August 24, 2019 Boondocks Brewhaus Shag Dance

                             Saturday  7:00 to 11:00pm

                             Deejay - Mike Worley      

                             West Jefferson, NC

Auguest 24, 2019  Mountain Shag Club 
                                2019 Summer Party!

                                Saturday 7:00 to 10:30pm

                                Hopey's Gastro Pub

                                42 S. French Broad Ave.                                                      Asheville, NC

2019 Summer Shag Lessons

Linville Land Harbor Recreation Center

22 Land Harbor Plaza

Linville, NC 28657

Gary & Becky Doran

January 9th-12th, 2020  - "Party Like It's 1995!"  

                 25th Anniversary Island Winter Classic


                 Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club

                 Hilton Head Island, SC

                 Thursday -The Band of Oz

                 Friday      - The Embers

                 Saturday - Dj's To Be Announced

                 Sunday  - Sunday Morning Gospel Hour

                 Click Here for 25th Anniversary Dance Flyer!

                 Click Here to Register Online!

Johnny and Betty Worley will be teaching "Carolina Shag" lessons and hosting some dances again this fall at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson NC.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 PM teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 PM. The cost is $5.00 per person per lesson.  Hope you can come and join us.

Shag Lessons - Monday Sept 09th

                           Monday Sept 16th

                           Monday September 23rd

                           Saturday September 28th - Dance - 

     Lessons each M night for 3 weeks ending September 23rd 
     Saturday night dance September 28th

     Mike Worley will be the deejay

Lessons will be taught on Monday nights. There

will be time allowed for some dancing between

and following the classes.

Thank you Johnny and Betty Worley!