Historic Dance-Mor Ballroom Could Reopen Doors
It opened its doors for the first time in 1932. After 82 years, the historic Dance-Mor Ballroom in Swisher closed in the spring of 2014. It was a tough story to write, nearly three-and-a-half years ago. However, Dance-Mor's days with the doors shuttered could be numbered.
I spoke with owner Craig Davis today. Craig operated the venue for more than 40 years before retiring in 2014. He says he misses it, but that there's good news in the offing. He's found a likely buyer for the building that's so special it was added to the Iowa Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame more than a decade ago.
Craig told me the man lives in the local area and his vision is to clean up the building, get everything up to date with current codes, and reopen it as a live music venue. There's nothing to announce now, but we can't wait for the day we can tell you Dance-Mor will reopen and finally when it does!