Clarksdale Jitterbugging in Negro juke joint...Clarksdale, Mississippi. 1939.
Negroes spending their cotton money in gambling in juke joint. Saturday night, outside Clarksdale, Mississippi Delta, 1939
Jitterbuging in the Juke, 1939 Clarkedale, Mississippi
Jitterbugging in Negro juke joint, Saturday evening, outside Clarksdale, Mississippi Delta. 1939
Dancing in Jukejoint
Willie King at Betty's Place
The most influential of all Blues dance arenas. Juke joint fashion ranges as much as the music that was played in them. Think stylish rather than fashionable for this one, jook joint is the Blues dancers version on vintage fashion.
• High waisted pants, flat caps, sweater vests, riding pants, fedoras, neckerchiefs or overalls •
Lovely Red Dress
Little Black Dress
Cute & Classy
Nothing but pure unadulterated, ultra class. If your outfit isn’t going to stop traffic you’ve underdressed. Tangoloft is one of the classiest venues in Berlin, do the venue justice and Suit Up! Gentlemen remember that the beauty is in the detail. Ladies, we’re sure you’ve got this sorted by now.
• Fashion comes and goes but style is forever •
Every year people ask why. Every year we say “why not?”
After working so hard all weekend we blow off some steam and act a little crazier than normal.
Can’t I just wear what I like?
Of course (almost), themes are for building great atmosphere not making people uncomfortable.
…what’s with that almost?
We require shoes to be worn while dancing,
We’ve seen too many broken toes from dance collisions.