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The HonkyTonk Dance Hall

The most fun you can have with your boots on!

Enjoy the most engaging DJ’s, energetic dance instructors and the widest variety of country dancing found anywhere, anytime. Did we mention air conditioning?

Take a lesson or show off your skills, watch a performance or join in the fun… but don’t miss out!

  • The HonkyTonk Dance Hall is located in the terrace as you enter the festival.
  • Decor by The Funky Junk Sisters.
  • Open Friday – Sunday.

Line Dancing, Round Dancing & Good Ol’ Fashioned Country Hoedown

  • Learn all levels (beginner to advanced) of line & round dance.
  • Meet and mingle while learning some of the hottest dances from the past.
  • The Virginia Reel, Contra and Circle Dances are flirty fun for everyone.
  • Bow to a different partner every time!
  • Everyone’s invited to kick & stomp all day!



HonkyTonk DJs

Jack Smith aka “Jumpin’ Jack” competed in dance contests held around Southern California and across the country excelling to the Champion Division in the early 90’s. He became the creator of “Late Night” dancing and in 2012 he and his wife Rachele (World Champion Country Western Competitor) became owners of “The Clubhouse Dance Studio” in Placentia, California Jack was one of the featured DJ’s at this years Country Western World Championships held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Fluent in country western music from 1949 to NOW she reinforces her bottomless digital library with over 100 cubic feet of original vinyl. DJ Short Shorts spends her free time 2-stepping, off-roading and crate digging and was named one of the “Top 5 Hottest Lady DJs” by L.A. Weekly:  Check her out every Sunday night at Whiskey Bent / Hell Bound (Harvard & Stone).

For over a decade, Tommy C has been part of country radio in Southern California. For 9 years he was part of a country morning show in the Inland Empire and now makes his radio home in Palm Springs. Tommy loves to spin his country and party tunes to anyone willing to dance!

 And Featuring…

Hish rocked the late night HonkyTonk party in 2015, 2016 and he’s back again! Since moving to Nashville, HISH quickly began to make a name of himself with his electro-infused take on Country Music. Having heard his remix of “Bottoms Up”, HISH was invited by Brantley Gilbert on his “Let It Ride” Arena tour in 2014. He’s since toured with Chase Bryant and Dustin Lynch. His recently signed with Silverado Records and is currently working on his debut EP which is to be released in 2017 and debuted @ STAGECOACH 2017

Live Music


Honey County – Friday

Rooted in three-part vocal harmonies, southern twang, and pop hooks, Honey County is a female country trio formed by singer/songwriter Dani Rose. Also featuring the stacked voices and layered guitar work of bandmates Devon Jane and Katie Stump, the band has maintained a busy schedule both onstage and in the studio, sharing shows with artists like Chase Rice and Easton Corbin while also crafting modern, melody-based country songs. This is countrywide country music, presented in three-part harmony.


Filmore – Saturday
Filmore is a Country Music singer/songwriter based out of Nashville, TN. Last year he performed his single “Headlights” with DJ Hish in the Honkytonk. This year he will perform with his entire band.


Honky Tonk BoomBox – Sunday
It’s country, it’s rock and roll, it’s pop – and everything in between. Honky Tonk Boombox is a country show unlike any other. Based in Southern California, this all-star cast of artists brings you all the country music you know and love plus lots of surprises for a one-of-a-kind show! JT Harker and Kaitlyn Weathers on lead vocals, Joe Devenney and Alex Seller on guitars, Todd Coogan on bass and Joe Conner on drums.

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