TOP 10 DANCES
Over the years since 1967, attendees at the Asilomar Weekend have danced 343 different dances at our Saturday night Balls.
We crunched the numbers and came up with our Top 10 Saturday Night Dance List just in time to celebrate 60 years of dancing at Asilomar.
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First danced at Saturday night's Ball in 1971, The Montgomeries' Rant is a regular on the Asilomar Ball program. It appeared 6 times between 1997 and 2006, and was last danced at Asilomar in 2011.
First danced at Saturday night's Ball in 1977, Thomas Wilson's None So Pretty appeared annually on the Ball program between 1982 and 1986. Last danced at Asilomar in 2015.
De'il Amang The Tailors first appeared on our Saturday night program in 1970. Pictured are members of TAC Summer School in what becomes an exuberant version of the dance.
General Stuart's Reel from the Register of Dances at Castle Menzies,1749 has regularly appeared on Saturday Ball programs every 3 or so years right up until 2000.
Devised by John Drewry, the title of the dance means the silver cup. First danced at Asilomar in 1967 and last danced in 2015.
The Glasgow Highlanders was devised by Walter F. Gillies in 1880. It was last danced at Asilomar in 2016.
Mrs MacLeod (of Raasay) first danced at Asilomar in 1974, and appeared almost every year ebtween 1997 and 2006.
Preston's Monymusk first appeared on the Asilomar Ball program in 1971.
Derek Haynes's Neidpath Castle was danced for the first time at Asilomar in 1971.
One of the most popular Scottish country dances of all time, Reel of the 51st last danced at Asilomar in2012
The Braes of Breadalbane also at no 10 was first danced at Asilomar in 1975.
Silver State Dancers dancing Joint no 10 - the Laird of Milton's Daughter in Reno, Nevada.