"We tend to think of shouting in the standard English sense of referring to noisemaking, but it means a … way of moving the whole congregation, whether through vocal or movement vocabulary. ...Through moving together while playing apart, the entire universe is animated for the moment...” Roger Abrahams

bluesSHOUT! is a moment in time, a place, and a community celebrating blues dance, blues music, and blues culture. Blues dance includes historical and contemporary African American vernacular dances done to blues music. Our event provides classes, social dancing, and competition opportunities for attendees from all over the country and world. To learn more about what blueSHOUT! is, please read our mission statement on the About bluesSHOUT! page.