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


Bachata


Bluesy Waltz


Box Step Waltz

For faster music in 3/4 time, see the Cross-Step Waltz playlists.


Cha Cha


Country One Step


Country Two Step


Country Waltz

For more waltzes at the same tempo, see the Cross-Step Waltz playlists.
For faster waltz music, see the Rotary Waltz playlists.


Cross-Step Waltz

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.


Five-Step Waltz


Fox Trot


Hambo


Hesitation Waltz

For slower music in 3/4 time, see the Rotary Waltz playlists.


Kizomba


Mazurka


Mazurka Clandestina


Merengue


Nightclub Two Step

Even more Nightclub Two Step music can be found at lower-tempo end of the West Coast Swing playlists.


One Step


Polka


Redowa


Rotary Waltz

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.


Rumba


Samba


Samba de Gafieira


Salsa


Schottische


Seven-Step Waltz


Sokkie


Street Swing


Tango


Tango Vals


Triple Two Step


Valses Asymétriques

Three separate playlists for Valse à 5 Temps, Valse à 8 Temps, and Valse à 11 Temps.


Waltz Galop


West Coast Swing

Even more West Coast Swing music can be found at higher-tempo end of the Nightclub Two Step playlists.


Zouk


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