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Sounds Good to Me exhibit logo Exhibit looks at the social value of music

Ballroom dance chain

People on stage weren't the only performers in ballrooms. Wearing ripped jeans or a tux, slouching or high-stepping, people walk into nightclubs with a look and an attitude calculated to draw just the right amount of attention from just the right person. Located in big cities, small towns, and along remote country roads, ballrooms were larger than the typical neighborhood club and, with plenty of free parking, were magnets for young people from miles around. Their spacious wooden floors were made for dancing.

In the exhibit, visitors can attend performances by visiting musicians.

[Sounds Good to Me home page]
[Night at the ballroom]
[Mix your own "Funkytown"]
[Encounter some famous Minnesota musicians]
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