Music for Social Dancing
On this page, you'll find music recommendations for the dances we teach.
To hear full songs, or to save the playlist to your Spotify account, click the Spotify logo in the upper right corner of the playlist.
Where there are two playlists, the first one includes our current favorites, and the second one includes other good songs for the dance.
Every playlist is arranged by tempo, so if you want something slower or faster, simply move up or down the playlist.
If you know of other good songs for these dances, you can submit them here.
Table of Contents
- Bluesy Waltz
- Box Step Waltz
- Cha Cha
- Country One Step
- Country Two Step
- Country Waltz
- Cross-Step Waltz
- East Coast Swing (incl. Jitterbug, Lindy, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, etc.)
- Five-Step Waltz
- Fox Trot
- Hesitation Waltz
- Mazurka Clandestina
- Nightclub Two Step
- One Step
- Polka Clandestina
- Rotary Waltz
- Samba de Gafieira
- Scottish Clandestina
- Seven-Step Waltz
- Street Swing
- Tango Vals
- Triple Two Step
- Valses Asymétriques (incl. Valse à 5 Temps, Valse à 8 Temps, and Valse à 11 Temps)
- Waltz Galop
- West Coast Swing
Box Step Waltz
For faster music in 3/4 time, see the Cross-Step Waltz playlists.
Country One Step
Country Two Step
For more waltzes at the same tempo, see the Cross-Step Waltz playlists.
For faster waltz music, see the Rotary Waltz playlists.
For faster music in 3/4 time, see the Rotary Waltz playlists.
East Coast Swing
These songs are also good for Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, and other forms of swing dancing.
For slower music in 3/4 time, see the Rotary Waltz playlists.
Nightclub Two Step
Even more Nightclub Two Step music can be found at lower-tempo end of the West Coast Swing playlists.
For slower music in 3/4 time, see the Cross-Step Waltz playlists. For faster music in 3/4 time, see the Hesitation Waltz playlist.
Samba de Gafieira
Triple Two Step
Three separate playlists for Valse à 5 Temps, Valse à 8 Temps, and Valse à 11 Temps.
West Coast Swing
Even more West Coast Swing music can be found at higher-tempo end of the Nightclub Two Step playlists.