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This is the official site of the Barn Dance Historical Society & Entertainment Museum. Browse this and our other pages to learn more about the Society and find out about Recent News and Upcoming Events.

Find out how you too can become a member of the Barn Dance Society! (with application form). (click here)

Members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Barn Dance Society on April 8 at 7 p.m. at Carson Meeting Room, 5631 Perth line 86, Listowel. (2 km east of Listowel on Highway 86)

Grand Finale at Country Heritage Park, Milton (Oct 2001)

The Barn Dance Master of Ceremonies, Jim Swan, has a special way of opening the Barn Dance shows to link them back to the style of the original Barn Dance live broadcasts. (Click here to see a video of the opening of the show pictured above)

 

Aims & Objectives of the Society:
  • To preserve the memory of the builders, the musicians and entertainers who were featured over the years on the CKNX Barn Dance, and on the radio and TV shows -- Serenade Ranch, Western Roundup, Circle 8 Ranch, Good Time Country and others, which were broadcast from the CKNX facilities over the years.
  • To preserve the memory of the builders, other musicians and entertainers who performed in southwestern Ontario in years past.
  • To establish and maintain a museum for the display of photos, artifacts and memorabilia relating to the builders, the musicians and entertainers from this area.
  • To support, in any possible way, new musical and entertainment talents in the area, particularly in the country music field.

** 22nd Annual Jamboree Campout Weekend in Blyth **

Scheduled for May 23rd to 26th, 2019, at the Blyth Campgrounds and Arena Complex, Blyth, ON. [Click for info]

Tommy Hunter receiving the Pioneer award from President Ruth Baxter at the Blyth show on May 26, 2018

Recent & Upcoming Events:

Date
Event Name
Place
More Info
Sunday November 18, 2018
Barn Dance Show - 2:00 p.m.
Shallow Lake Legion Auditorium,
Hepworth
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Barn Dance Show - 2:00 p.m.
Listowel Agricultural Hall
Listowel
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Barn Dance Show - 2:00 p.m.
Cargill & District Community Centre,
Cargill, ON
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Barn Dance Show - 2:00 p.m.
Purple Hill Country Hall
Thorndale
May 23-26, 2019
22nd Annual Campout Jamboree
Blyth Arena and Campgrounds, Blyth, ON
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Barn Dance Show - 3:00 p.m.
Commercial Tavern,
Maryhill
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Barn Dance Show - 2:00 p.m.
Heritage Hall, Hensall

 

See some highlights from the Hepworth show last year.

VISIT OUR PICTORIAL MUSEUM !

 

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