Summer Dance Break (June 29, 2011)

My first summer dance break, and my official social dance DJ debut!

(Unofficially, there was a six-person dance break that I DJed when dance break was cancelled but the six of us didn’t know that, but unfortunately I don’t have the set list for that one!)

Dance recommendations are listed as they were on the set list.

Set 1

  1. Cross-Step Waltz – “Lighthouse” (117 bpm) by The Hush Sound
  2. Waltz – “Stupid” (156 bpm) by Sarah McLachlan
  3. Tango (Viejo) – “Por Una Cabeza” (124 bpm) by William Schimmel
  4. Cross-Step Waltz – “Felitsa” (111 bpm) by Yanni*
  5. Polka’Hustle/WCS/Cha/+ – “In My Head” (110 bpm) by Jason Derulo
  6. Club Two Step – “Look After You” (164 bpm) by The Fray*
  7. Redowa Waltz – “Idaho” (153 bpm) by Nerina Pallot*
  8. Schottische – “Yoü and I” (150 bpm) by Lady Gaga*
  9. Cross-Step Waltz – “Reservoirs” (120 bpm) by Vienna Teng
  10. Hambo – “Trollspolska (Hambo)” (126 bpm) by  Laurie Hart & Sarah Cummings
  11. Cha/WCS/Hustle/Polka/+ – “Forget You” (128 bpm) by Gwyneth Paltrow
  12. Foxtrot/Swing – “Moondance” (152 bpm) by Van Morrison*
  13. Cross-Step Waltz Mixer – “The Clock Stopped” (111 bpm) by KGB

Set 2

  1. Waltz – “Plant Life” (159 bpm) by Owl City*
  2. One Step – “Cantina Band” (120 bpm) by John Williams*
  3. Cross-Step Waltz – “Lucky” (120 bpm) by Bif Naked*
  4. Swing Rueda – “Cement Mixer (Remix)” (128 bpm) by G-Swing and Jimi Bazooka
  5. Waltz – “A Little Too Not Over You” (165 bpm) by David Archuleta
  6. Salsa/Club Two Step – “Me Gustas Tu” (180 bpm) by Manu Chao*
  7. Cross-Step Waltz – “I’ve Heard Your Love Songs” (123 bpm) by Marit Larsen
  8. Bohemian National Polka – “Feuerfest Polka” (100 bpm) by Josef Strauss
  9. Waltz – “Thinking Over” (165 bpm) by Dana Glover
  10. WCS/Hustle/Polka/Cha/+ – “Honey Bee” (110 bpm) by Blake Shelton*
  11. Cross-Step Waltz (Bluesy) – “Sway” (126 bpm) by Shelly Fraley
  12. Schottische – “I’ll Do Anything” (164 bpm) by Jason Mraz
  13. Waltz – “Utopia” (171 bpm) by Within Temptation & Chris Jones

Set 3

  1. Cross-Step Waltz – “Pirate on the Run” (123 bpm) by Pat Monahan
  2. Waltz – “Me and the Moon” (171 bpm) by Something Corporate*
  3. Kerry Polka Sets – “Cry of the Celts” (124 bpm) by Ronan Hardiman*
  4. Club Two Step – “Song for a Soldier” (168 bpm) by Sara Bareilles
  5. Cross-Step Waltz – “Going North” (129 bpm) by Missy Higgins
  6. Swing – “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” (150 bpm) by Queen
  7. Polka/WCS/Cha/Hustle/+ – “1234” (110 bpm) by Feist
  8. Waltz – “You and Me” (141 bpm) by Lifehouse
  9. Schottische – “Keep Your Head Up” (172 bpm) by Andy Grammer*
  10. Cross-Step Waltz – “I Miss You” (117 bpm) by Incubus
  11. Tango (Nuevo) – “Sweet Dreams” (120 bpm) by Tanghetto*
  12. Redowa Waltz – “Yeon Bap” (159 bpm) from Dae Jang Geum*
  13. Surprise! – “Macarena (River Remix)” (104 bpm) by Los del Río*

Set 4

  1. Maxixe – “Down in Zanzibar” (110 bpm) by Anthony Godwin*
  2. Salsa – “La Vida Es Un Carnaval” (208 bpm) by Celia Cruz*
  3. Epic Polka/+ – “United State of Pop 2009 (Blame It on the Pop)” (132 bpm) by DJ Earworm
  4. Foxtrot /Swing- “Bananaphone” (184 bpm) by Raffi
  5. Waltz – “Explorers” (151 bpm) by Sky Sailing*
  6. Schottische – “You Make My Dreams Come True” (168 bpm) by Hall & Oates
  7. Cross-Step Waltz (Bluesy) – “Candycoatedwaterdrops” (120 bpm) by Plumb*
  8. Shim Sham/Lindy – “The Shim Sham Song” (168 bpm) by Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra
  9. Accelerating Waltz – “Scott and Fran’s Paso Doble” (Accelerating) by David Hirschfelder*
  10. Club Two Step – “Truly Madly Deeply” (168 bpm) by Savage Garden
  11. 4 Count Swing/+ – “Trouble” (138 bpm) by P!nk
  12. Tokyo Polka – “Levan Polka” (118 bpm) by Otomania & MIKU
  13. Cross-Step Waltz – “Lore of the Loom” (123 bpm) by Secret Garden
  14. Last Waltz – “Telling Them” (150 bpm) by Starsailor

Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the originals.

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