Club Dance
Club Dance was a TV show The Nashville Network
The Nashville Network
The Nashville Network, usually referred to as TNN, was an American country music-oriented cable television network. Programming included music videos, taped concerts, movies, syndicated programs, and numerous talk shows...

 aired for 7 years between 1991 and February 5, 1999 for a total of 1848 episodes, with re-runs until June 28, 1999

The show was filmed in Knoxville, Tennessee set at a fictional "White Horse Cafe". The cast consisted of enthusiastic unpaid local dancers and visiting professional dancers and dance groups from all over the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

, creating a unique atmosphere of mixing of styles and traditions. Within the limits of the script, the dancers were free to behave and respond to the music as if in a real dance venue.

The show included a wide variety types of country dances lead and follow partner dance
Partner dance
Partner dances are dances whose basic choreography involves coordinated dancing of two partners, as opposed to individuals dancing alone or individually in a non-coordinated manner, and as opposed to groups of people dancing simultaneously in a coordinated manner.In the year 1023 the German poet...

s, choeographed dances, and line dance
Line dance
A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for the gender of the individuals, all facing the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Line dancers are not in physical contact...

s, as well as some others, most notably West Coast Swing
West Coast Swing
West Coast Swing is a partner dance with roots in Lindy Hop. It is characterized by a distinctive elastic look that results from its basic extension-compression technique of partner connection, and is danced primarily in a slotted area on the dance floor...

, which due its slotted style
Dance slot
In slotted dances, the dance slot is an imaginary narrow rectangle along which the follower moves back and forth with respect to the leader, who is more or less stationary....

 allowed for dancing between tables and in other confined spaces.

The show was accompanied with the monthly newsletter Club Dance: Behind the Scenes. It was produced by Knoxville-based RIVR Media
RIVR Media
RIVR Media is an Emmy Award-winning U.S. based TV production company responsible for Whale Wars, Trading Spaces, and The World Series of Poker. They provide programming for cable networks, including A&E, HGTV, DIY Network, GAC, MTV, Fine Living, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, History Channel,...

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