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97 Best Line Dance Songs For Wedding (2022 Group Dances)

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If you want to treat your wedding guests to a great time, make sure you pick out a few fun line dance songs for your wedding reception. Group dances are a great way to get all of your friends and family on the dance floor at the same time.

If you need help choosing the best wedding line dance songs, we’ve got you covered!

Here is what we cover in this article:

  • Popular group dances (including the newest line dances)
  • Most popular country line dances for your wedding or party
  • Group dances for the whole family
  • Group dance songs like like Cupid Shuffle
  • Hip hop, r&b, and pop line dance songs
  • Top 10 line dancing songs
  • Best sing-along wedding songs for groups
  • How to learn line dances and group dances for weddings or parties
Doing the Y. M.C.A dance a wedding reception

Popular group dances for your wedding reception (including new line dance songs)

These are the group line dance songs that are a staple at almost any wedding we plan or photograph. There are many more song choices in the other lists on this page, so check those out if you are looking for something a little more unique. The songs in this list are the most common.

  • Cha-Cha Slide” by Mr. C The Slide Man
  • Cupid Shuffle” by Cupid
  • Fancy Like” by Walker Haynes (A new TikTok dance craze. Learn how to do the Fancy Like dance in this YouTube video). Once you learn the moves, you can follow along here.
  • Wobble” by V.I.C.
  • The Git Up” by Blanco Brown (This is the step to the left step to the right dance song)
  • Y.M.C.A.” by The Village People (Learn the Y. M.C.A. dance moves here)
  • Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex (Learn the Cotton Eye Joe line dance moves right here)
  • C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)” by Quad City DJ’s (for all of you conga line lovers)
  • Shout” by Otis Day & The Knights (or this version from The Isley Brothers)

What are the most popular country line dances (songs) for a wedding or dance party?

If you are looking for a few country-line dance songs to include at your wedding reception or a dance party, we have some of the top choices for you.

Here are some of the best country line dance songs:

  • The Git Up” by Blanco Brown (Learn how to do The Git Up dance moves)
  • Copperhead Road” by Steve Earle (Learn the Copperhead Road line dance here)
  • Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus (Learn the Old Town Road dance moves here)
  • Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex
  • Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn (Learn the Boot Scootin’ Boogie line dance here)
  • Achy Breaky Heart” by Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Any Man of Mine” by Shania Twain
  • Chattahoochee” by Alan Jackson (The Chattahoochee line dance)
  • Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker
  • Watermelon Crawl” by Tracy Byrd (Learn the Watermelon Crawl line dance here)
  • Fancy Like” by Walker Haynes (TikTok craze. Learn how to do the Fancy Like dance in this awesome YouTube video). Once you know the dance moves, you can follow along here.
  • Two Step” by Laura Bell Bundy feat. Colt Ford (The Two-Step line dance)
  • Good Time” by Alan Jackson
  • I’m From The Country” by Tracy Byrd
  • Baby Likes to Rock It” by The Tractors
  • Man! I Feel Like A Woman” by Shania Twain
  • Indian Outlaw” by Tim McGraw
  • Louisiana Saturday Night” by Mel McDaniel
  • Down in Mississippi” by Sugarland
  • Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” by Luke Bryan (Learn the line dance here)
  • Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” by Big & Rich
  • Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” by Trace Adkins
  • Do the Lasso” by Justin Champagne (The TikTok dance compliation)

For even more country music ideas, check out this article we recently posted: 470 Best Country Wedding Songs.

The Cha Cha Slide is the most popular wedding line dance song for your reception. It’s perfect for large groups or smaller events.

Fun family dance songs for your wedding reception or anniversary party

Not all group dance songs have to be line dances. Sometimes, you simply might want to get all of your family and friends on the dance floor to have a great time.

We reached out to our readers and multiple DJs and asked for recommendations for a few great group dance songs. Here are some of the songs that received multiple votes:

  • We Are Family” by Sister Sledge
  • Shout” by The Isley Brother (or this version by Otis Day & The Knights from the movie Animal House)
  • Twist and Shout” by The Beatles
  • “The Twist” by Chubby Checker (Learn The Twist dance here)
  • Staylin’ Alive” by Bee Gees
  • Thriller” by Michael Jackson
  • C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)” by Quad City DJ’s (This is the song you want your DJ to play if you want everyone to join a long conga line)
  • Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond
  • Jerusalema” by Master KG (We love seeing everyone around the world doing this dance together. It is very moving and so powerful. Check out the video on YouTube). You can learn to do the dance here on YouTube.
  • The Time Warp” From The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Born To Hand Jive” by Sha Na Na (From the hit movie Grease)
  • Limbo Rock” by Chubby Checker
  • Y.M.C.A” by The Village People
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers
  • You Should Be Dancing” by Bee Gees (To learn the step by step dance moves, check out this tutorial for beginners. Once you learn all of the moves you can follow along here.
  • The Hustle” by Van McCoy
  • Mambo No. 5” by Lou Bega
  • Footloose” by Kenny Loggins
Everybody cut Footloose!
  • It’s Raining Men” by The Weather Girls
  • (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (There are always a few people who try to do the big lift from Dirty Dancing, and it always makes for great photos!)This couple did the entire dance routine for their first dance and even pulled off the big lift.
  • Baby Shark Dance” by Pinkfong (We have seen this played at a few different weddings and the dance floor was packed with people doing the baby shark dance. It was aboslutely hilarious! Make sure you ask your DJ to play the party remix)
  • Mony Mony” by Billy Idol
  • The Hokey Pokey” by Ray Anthony
  • The Chicken Dance” by The Emeralds
  • Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson
  • The Locomotion” by Little Eva
  • Conga” by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
  • You’re The One That I Want” by John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, and the cast of Grease (Check bottom of this article to learn this dance, step-by-step)
  • Grease Lightnin’” by John Travolta
  • (Check bottom of this article to learn this dance, step-by-step)
  • We Go Together” by The cast of Grease
  • (Check bottom of this article to learn this dance, step-by-step)

For even more music ideas for your wedding reception, check out this article we recently posted: 197 Best Wedding Reception Dance Songs.

The limbo is a really fun group dance for weddings. How low can you go?

What are some other group dance songs like cupid shuffle?

If you’re looking for group dance songs like Cupid Shuffle (where everyone on the dance floor is doing the exact same thing at the same time), here are the songs that you will most likely hear at every wedding or dance party:

  • Cha-Cha Slide Part 2” by Mr. C The Slide Man
  • Electric Boogie (The Electric Slide)” by Marcia Griffiths (Learn the Electric Slide dance moves here and here)
  • Wobble” by V.I.C.
  • The Git Up” by Blanco Brown (Learn to do the Git Up Dance)
  • Y.M.C.A.” by The Village People
  • Macarena” by Los Del Rio (Learn how to do the Macarena dance moves right here)

Fun hip hop, r&b, and pop line dance songs

If you are looking for some great hip hop songs to get everyone dancing and doing the same dance moves, here are a few of our favorite songs to consider for your wedding reception or dance party:

  • Gangnam Style” by Psy (Learn the dance moves to Gangnam Style)
  • Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” by Silentó (Learn the dance moves for Watch Me Whip/Nae Nae)
  • Teach Me How to Dougie” by Cali Swag District (Learn how to do the Teach Me How To Dougie dance)
  • Harlem Shake” by Baauer
  • “Apache (Jump On It)” by The Sugarhill Gang (Check out Will and Carlton doing the dance on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
  • Con Calma” by Daddy Yankee & Snow
  • Crank That (Soulja Boy)” by Soulja Boy
  • The Bird” by Morris Day and The Time
  • Bye Bye Bye” by *NSYNC (To learn the dance moves for Bye Bye Bye, check out this tutorial. Once you know the dance moves, follow along here.
  • Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys (Learn the dance steps here, and then put it all together and follow along here)
  • Motownphilly” by Boyz ll Men
  • Every Little Step” by Bobby Brown
  • Toosie Slide” by Drake
  • Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)
  • Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz
  • WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion
  • Same Ole 2step” by Ent. Distrikt
  • Walk It Out” by Unk
  • Stanky Legg” by GS Boyz
  • The Bikers Shuffle Line Dance” by Big Mucci
  • Da’ Butt” by E.U.
  • Forever” by Chris Brown
  • Vida Loca” by Black Eyed Peas, Nicky Jam, and Tyga
  • The Cleveland Shuffle Line Dance” by Big Mucci
  • Jungle Love” by Morris Day and The Time
  • The Percolater” by Green Velvet
  • Jump Around” by House of Pain (Play this song and we garuntee that your entire dance floor will be jumping up and down when it it’s the “Jump! Jump! Jump! Everybody Jump!” part of the song)
The Macarena is always a hit with wedding guests on the dance floor

What are the top 10 line dancing songs (group dance songs)?

We asked our readers and 20 different wedding DJs what their favorite (or most requested) group line dance was.

Here are the top 10 winners from the poll:

  1. Cha Cha Slide Part 2” by Mr. C The Slide Man
  2. Shout” by The Isley Brothers (or this version from Otis Day & The Knights)
  3. Cupid Shuffle” by Cupid
  4. The Git Up” by Blanco Brown (Learn to do the Git Up dance moves in this awesome YouTube video)
  5. Electric Boogie (The Electric Slide)” by Marcia Griffiths
  6. Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex
  7. Macarena” by Los Del Rio
  8. Wobble” by V.I.C.
  9. Y.M.C.A.” by The Village People
  10. The Twist” by Chubby Checker

The best sing-along wedding songs (for groups)

What if line dances are not your style? Just have your DJ play one of these sing-along songs and watch your dance floor turn into a giant party!

  • Livin’ On A Prayer” by Bon Jovi
  • Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey
  • You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC
  • Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver
  • Sweet Home Alabama” Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)” by The Beastie Boys
  • Love On Top” by Beyoncé
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston
  • Africa” by Toto
  • Piano Man” by Billy Joel
  • Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen
  • Bye Bye Bye” by *NSYNC
  • Party In The U. S.A.” by Miley Cyrus
  • Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys
  • Chicken Fried” by Zac Brown Band
  • Wannabe” by Spice Girls
  • Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
  • Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift
  • Build Me Up Buttercup” by The Foundations
  • Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison
  • You’re The One That I Want” by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John (from the hit movie Grease)
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • I’ll Be There For You (Friends theme)” by The Rembrandts
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers
A group sing-along of “Take Me Home, Country Roads” on the reception dancefloor.

Popular TikTok songs (and dance trends)

TikTok is a great place to go to see some of the newest dance trends. Here are a few from the past year or 2 that we really loved (each link opens up a great TikTok compilation of that specific dance on YouTube):

  • Shuffle (tuzelitydance)” by Meg & Dia (Monster) – LUM!X, Gabry Ponte
  • Lottery (Renegade)” by K Camp
  • Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion
  • Say So” by Doja Cat
  • Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd
  • Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” by Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo
  • Attention” by Todrick Hall

How to learn line dances for weddings

We have been to so many weddings where a line dance song comes on and the DJ ends up having to spend half the song trying to teach the dance to everyone.

This is your chance to be prepared for your next wedding or dance party. We have put together a bunch of awesome dance move tutorials for all of your favorite line dance/group dance songs.

How To Do The Cupid Shuffle, Wobble, and Cha Cha Slide

We love this video because she teaches you how to do the Cupid Shuffle, The Wobble, and Cha Cha Slide all in one video (and she does the dance moves in front of a mirror so it’s very easy to follow along and learn these dance moves easily) Note: if the video does play directly from this post, you can watch it on YouTube right here

The video below is the dance moves along with the music for each song. If you want the beginner dance steps (she teaches them better than anyone), check out this video first.

If you want the individual dance move lessons from each of those songs, here they are:

  • Learn how to do The Cupid Shuffle dance moves.
  • Learn how to do The Wobble dance moves.
  • Learn how to do The Cha Cha Slide dance moves.

And if you need a little more help, here are a couple more tutorial videos for The Cupid Shuffle and The Cha Cha Slide:

  • The Cupid Shuffle dance moves tutorial
  • The Cha Cha Slide dance moves tutorial

Learn the Git Up Dance Moves

The Git Up is a really fun dance to do at any wedding or party.

To learn the basic moves of the Git Up dance, check out this video on YouTube (this is a great tutorial for beginners).

Once you have learned the moves, follow along with the video/music below:

If you want another Git Up dance tutorial, this is a great one to check out.

How To Do The Wobble Dance

The Wobble is played at almost every single wedding.

Check out the following videos on YouTube to learn The Wobble Dance Moves:

  • Wobble dance moves #1
  • Wobble dance tutorial #2
  • Wobble dance moves tutorial #3

How To Do The Fancy Like Dance

You might be wondering, what is this new Fancy Like dance, and how do I do it.

It’s a new dance that has been spreading all over TikTok (and now weddings and dance parties). to learn the dance moves, step by step, check out this great tutorial for beginners.

After that, you can put it all together and follow along with this video (If the video below does not play from this screen, you can simply see it here on YouTube):

Learn the Thriller Dance (Step by Step)

Here is an awesome Thriller dance tutorial for beginners: The Thriller Dance taught to you step by step.

Once you learn all of the Michael Jackson Thriller dance moves, you can put it all together and follow along in this video (I love that she does these instructions and dances in the mirror. It makes it so easy to follow along): Thriller dance moves with the music.

How To Do The Grease (John Travolta) Dance Moves (You’re The One That I Want, Grease Lightnin’, and We go Together)

Here are some fantastic dance move tutorials (for beginners) for all of your favorite songs from the movie Grease.

  • Learn how to do the dance moves from You’re The One That I Want.
  • Grease Lightnin’ dance moves (how to)
  • Learn the We Go Together dance moves

Once you know all of the moves, follow along with the video and music below (if it is not viewable on your device, you can simply watch it on YouTube here):

Learn The Cotton Eye Joe Line Dance Moves (Fun Tutorial)

The Cotton Eye Joe Dance is a staple at most weddings. If you want to learn all of the moves to the Cotton Eye Joe line dance, we’ve got you covered!

Check out the video below to learn the dance moves (you can watch the video on YouTube right here if the video below does not play in this window):

The Time Warp Dance Steps

Learn how to do The Time Warp (step by step) right here.

Then put it all together and dance along to this awesome dance lesson.

Learn The Footloose Dance

The Footloose is one of those feel-good dances that you can put to good use at every wedding or party you attend.

Learn the Footloose dance moves (step by step) right here.

Once you have learned all of the dance steps, dance along to this final version.

Here are a few more dance move tutorials to some of your favorite songs:

  • Dance move tutorial for The Macarena
  • How to do the dance moves for Gangnam Style
  • Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) dance moves tutorial
  • Teach Me How To Dougie dance moves (how to)
  • Learn The Electric Slide

Make sure you check out our blog each week. We post new wedding planning tips 1-2 times per week.

31 Best Wedding Line Dances and Songs in 2022

Most Famous Wedding Line Dances of All Time

Line dances have been around for hundreds of years, and their popularity has only grown over time. While wedding line dances definitely had their heyday in the 80s, 90s and early 2000s, we are seeing a resurgence of the trend thanks to new, catchy songs and the ingenuity of dancing teens on apps like TikTok. Before we move on to the modern hits, let’s take a look at some of the most famous line dances in party history! 

Cupid Shuffle

“Cupid Shuffle” is a song by singer-songwriter Cupid from his 2007 studio album “Time for a Change.” It has spawned a popular line dance, “The Cupid Shuffle,” which was a defining aspect of the early 2010s due to its meteoric popularity as a wedding line dance and at school dances, proms, or other festive occasions. 

The Cupid Shuffle dance and the song itself immediately drew comparisons to “Cha Cha Slide” by DJ Casper. Like the Cha Cha Slide, the movements of The Cupid Shuffle are called out in the lyrics of the song, guiding participants through the dance. Cupid Shuffle and Cha Cha Slide are often played one right after the other at weddings or school dances.


Cha Cha Slide

While the Cha Cha Slide may seem ubiquitous to those who grew up in the late 90s and early 2000s, this party hit has only been around since August 2000, when it was released as a single by American artist DJ Casper. Producers of the track initially marketed it for use at aerobic sessions and nightclubs, but it quickly took the entire entertainment and event industry by storm. You can now hear the Cha Cha Slide at school dances, proms, birthday parties, ice-skating and roller rinks, bar/bat mitzvahs, quinceaneras, weddings and sporting events all around the world. 

Like its spiritual successor The Cupid Shuffle, the Cha Cha Slide’s lyrics cue party guests to perform each dance step, like the titular “slide” to the left or right or—of course— “cha cha real smooth.


Electric Slide

There’s no such thing as too many slide dances at a wedding! The Electric Slide, much like the Cha Cha Slide, is a four-wall line dance (meaning the participants will turn to eventually face all four walls of the room over the course of the dance) that has been incredibly popular at weddings since its inception.

Choreographer, pianist and Broadway performer Richard L. “Ric” Silver created the dance in 1976, setting it to Marcia Griffiths and Bunny Wailer’s song “Electric Boogie.” The original choreography includes 22 steps, but there are multiple variations, the most popular of which is the 18-step “Electric Slide 2.”  

Beyond the original track, there are at least 134 songs you can dance the Electric Slide to. Here are just a few:

  • “Another One Bites the Dust,” Queen
  • “Brick House,” The Commodores
  • “December 1963 (Oh What A Night),” The Four Seasons
  • “Get Down On It,” Kool & the Gang
  • “Ice Ice Baby,” Vanilla Ice


The Wobble

This line dance stems from the song “Wobble” by rapper V.I.C., which was originally released in the summer of 2008. Four years later, it debuted at number 94 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on January 7, 2012. The song’s belated popularity is attributed to the dance it eventually inspired, The Wobble. 

It is a simple dance in the same vein as the Electric Slide or Cha Cha Slide, but with a more modern, hip-hop/R&B flavor. More recently, the song and its associated dance enjoyed another spike in popularity thanks to its discover by the next generation of party-goers on the video sharing app TikTok. 



Hey, Macarena! “Macarena” is a Spanish dance song by Los del Río about a woman of the same name. Appearing on their 1993 album “A mí me gusta,” the song became an international hit and dance craze in the latter half of 1996. The song even got the group ranked the “No. 1 Greatest One-Hit Wonder of All Time” by Vh2 in 2002! The associated dance consists primarily of arm and hand movements, making it a fun wedding reception dance for groups comprised of many different ages and mobility levels.  



Disco isn’t dead! This 1978 hit by The Village People is perhaps one of the most famous songs of all time to say nothing of the lasting popularity of the dance by the same name. “Y.M.C.A.” is one of fewer than 40 singles to have sold 10 million (or more) physical copies worldwide. 

“Y.M.C.A.” stands for Young Men’s Christian Association, an organization that built low-income housing and youth community spaces for underprivileged and unhoused city dwellers. In the 60s and 70s, the YMCA was known as a safe space for young men of color and youth ousted from their homes for their sexual orientation, which inspired Victor Willis, lead singer and lyricist of The Village People, to pen the song.

The song remains popular at events around the world, with crowds joining in on the dance in which arm movements are used to spell out the four letters of the song’s title. Like the Macarena, this dance’s reliance on arm movements makes it a great choice for groups with mixed activity or mobility levels.


The Chicken Dance

Did you know that “The Chicken Dance” dates all the way back to 1950? That’s right — this notorious earworm is credited to Swiss accordion player Werner Thomas. The original name of the song was “Der Ententanz” (The Duck Dance), and was a popular drinking song at Oktoberfest in Germany. In 1981, the song was played at the Tulsa, Oklahoma Oktoberfest. Performers wanted to don duck costumes, but none were available, so a local television station donated a chicken costume for use at the festival, accidentally making history by giving “The Chicken Dance” its name.  

Since then, polka tune has been present at Oktoberfests, wedding receptions, school dances, proms and festivals across the country. Its four simple dance moves (mimicking a chicken beak opening and closing with one’s hands, flapping one’s arms like chicken wings, shaking one’s hips, and clapping four times on the beat) make it easy for everyone, from children to children at heart, to pick up quickly. It also happens to regularly top lists of the most common songs on couples’ “do not play” lists for their wedding DJs, so your mileage may vary with this old classic!


Cotton Eyed Joe

Believe it or not, “Cotton-Eyed Joe” is actually the oldest song on this list! Its roots date back before the Civil War, and is believed to have been sung by enslaved people in the fields of plantations in the American South. The first printed version of the song’s lyrics was published in 1882, and the lyrics have evolved since. Many different versions of the song have been performed and recorded with many different versions of the lyrics or without lyrics at all, but the most popular and recognizable rendition today was recorded by Swedish Eurodance group Rednex in 1994. 

As a line dance, the Cotton Eyed Joe is essentially a heel-and-toe “poker” style dance, the likes of which are commonly seen at square dances or hoedowns. The Cotton Eyed Joe is a great country wedding line dance song choice for couples having a barn or farm wedding, backyard wedding, or rustic-chic wedding.


New Line Dances and Tik Tok Trends

Social media video apps like YouTube and TikTok have breathed new life into line dancing! Over the past decade, artists have seen their songs skyrocket to fame with new, younger audiences. Of particular note is the prevalence of hip-hop tracks, in addition to tracks that mix hip-hop and country influences, as the new genre of choice for line dances. Below, we give you all the details on some of our favorite new line dances and TikTok trends for your 2022 wedding playlist. 

Old Town Road

“Old Town Road” is the debut single that launched American rapper Lil Nas X to fame. Originally released in 2018, then again in 2019 as a remixed version featuring country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, this country rap number gained popularity on Tiktok before hitting the Billboard charts. Tiktok users devised their own dance steps to the song, leading to the hit being widely considered a dance track despite being initially released without any associated choreography. The song went on to be featured in the dance-centric video game “Just Dance 2020,” which solidified the track’s line dance steps.

This dance is a great choice for younger couples who prefer a more modern twist on their wedding soundtrack’s country flair. Older guests may not know the dance, as it was conceived on and popularized by social media, but the steps are simple enough to pick up, especially for seasoned line-dancers.


Fancy Like

If you’ve seen an Applebee’s commercial since late summer 2021, you’ve probably heard “Fancy Like!” During the COVID-19 pandemic, country singer Walker Hayes and his family decided to make TikTok videos for fun, creating dances for several songs from his EP “Country Stuff” for his children. The TikTok video for “Fancy Like” received more than 2.4 million likes and 23,000 comments and became a viral hit overnight. What’s that got to do with Applebee’s? The restaurant is mentioned in the lyrics of the song, prompting the chain to use the track in its commercials, contributing to its popularity.  

The dance created by Hayes and his family draws inspiration from both classic line dances and more modern hip-hop dance. As journalist Chris Deville wrote for Stereogum in 2021, “There’s probably some connection to be drawn between the hip-hop-adjacent ‘Fancy Like’ dance and the line dancing that used to accompany every country hit in the late 20th century.” No wonder “Fancy Like” feels so familiar! 


The Git Up

“Country rap” again went viral in early 2019 with “The Git Up” by American rapper Blanco Brown. The song has been described as the “sequel” to “Old Town Road” thanks to its mash-up of hip-hop and country sensibilities and viral popularity. Despite its decidedly modern conception, the dance associated with “The Git Up” is in keeping with the origins of classic line dances of the 80s through early 2000s: Brown himself performed a line dance to the song in a self-recorded video, which became a meme and was later used in the music video.

The dance takes cues from country line dance staples like side steps, heel-toe taps and turning, but with looser body language befitting its hip-hop roots. “The Git Up” will fit right in at city weddings and farm weddings alike thanks to its genre-defying beat. 


Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)

Thanks to a viral clip on YouTube in 2015, this song by rapper Silentó became popular for its dance — despite mixed reviews of the track overall! The dance includes a combination of the two popular moves cited in the title: the “Whip” and the “Nae Nae. ” Both moves require the dancer to take a deep stance and use their arms and hips, so this is one dance that is best for the limber! 

Since its original burst of popularity, this song has taken on a life of its own, becoming a popular tune at sporting events, dance clubs, school dances, proms, and weddings. It has also been used as an alternative song for other popular hip-hop dances like those from “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” and “Stanky Legg.” 


Baby Shark Dance

“Baby Shark” is a children’s song and associated dance — so rest assured this will be a huge hit with any kids in your wedding party and at your reception! Originating as a campfire song and dance, with participants using their hands to imitate shark’s jaws, “Baby Shark” became popular in 2016 when South Korean entertainment company Pinkfong’s YouTube music video for the song went viral. In January 2022, it became the first YouTube video to reach 10 billion views, and is YouTube’s most viewed video of all time.


Gangnam Style

“Gangnam Style” went gangbusters in 2012 when it was released as a lead single by South Korean rapper Psy. The term “Gangnam Style” refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam District of Seoul in Korea. Psy’s amusing dancing throughout this K-pop dance song became a worldwide phenomenon, sparking memes, parodies, sketches and more. The dance itself is high-energy and involves galloping and lassoing motions, pulses and small kicks. Anyone who was around for this major cultural moment will undoubtedly dash to the dance floor when this is played at your wedding reception! 


Crank That (Soulja Boy) – “Superman”

“Crank That (Soulja Boy)” is responsible for what was called “the biggest dance fad since the Macarena” at the time of its release in 2008. The debut single by American rapper Soulja Boy Tell’em, this song spent seven weeks at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and received a Grammy nomination. An instructional YouTube video for the associated dance surpassed 27 million views by early 2008. 


Inspired by recent dance crazes in Atlanta, Georgia, Soulja Boy and his friends invented the moves that became synonymous with “Crank That.” As The Wall Street Journal described it, “dancers bounce back on their heels, ripple their hands, crank their wrists like motorcyclists, then lunge into a Superman pose. ” The dance became wildly popular at dance clubs and school dances at the time and remains a memorable line dance today. 


The Time Warp

Originally featured in the 1973 musical “The Rocky Horror Show” and the subsequent 1975 film adaptation “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Time Warp” is a glam rock parody of the dance song genre. The associated dance of the same name is one of the major audience participation portions featured during screenings of the film and performances of the stage show. Like many popular line dances of the time, much of the lyrics of “Time Warp” are dance step instructions, making it easy to follow along. 

“Time Warp” has become a popular song beyond the reaches of its source material and is often played at dances and weddings. Because “Rocky Horror Picture Show” holds legendary cult classic status among film fans, this song will be an excellent choice for wedding reception groups of all ages — especially if the couple are self-proclaimed sci-fi or film nerds! 


More Wedding Line Dance Songs Everyone Will Know

Country Wedding Line Dance Songs

Since country music is the grandaddy of all line dances, you can bet there are more hits that make boot-tappin’-good country wedding line dance songs: 

  • “Achy Breaky Heart,” Billy Ray Cyrus (1992)
  • “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” Trace Adkins (2005)
  • “Man! I Feel Like a Woman,” Shania Twain (1997)

Hip Hop Group Dance Songs

There are almost too many great hip-hop dance songs to choose from — but here are a few more, just for good measure!: 

  • “Harlem Shake,” Baauer (2012)
  • “Jump On It,” The Sugarhill Gang (1999)
  • “Teach Me How to Dougie,” Cali Swag District (2010)

More Fun Wedding Reception Dances

Here are some of our favorite pop, Latin and R&B-inspired fun wedding reception songs: 

  • “Thriller,” Michael Jackson (1982)
  • “Conga,” Miami Sound Machine & Gloria Estefan (1996)
  • “Twist & Shout,” The Beatles (1963)
  • “Sweet Caroline,” Neil Diamond (1969)


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Read online “Imitation. Cupid's mockery, Alex D - LitRes, page 4

I'm at the Fay's house in half an hour. Early morning and lack of traffic work wonders. And Roni is not only a reliable security guard, but also an excellent driver with racing skills. I leave it in the car and go up to the desired floor, open the door with my keys and quickly pass into the living room, from which women's voices are heard. The first thing I see, or rather the first one, is Kylie Graham in only shorts and a short T-shirt worn over her naked body. She dances in the middle of the room to the music that plays exclusively in her head. Fey was right - Kylie is completely insane. Throwing a tense look at the tired, pale Fey, barely visible in a spacious easy chair near the wall, I arch an eyebrow questioningly. She is wearing a thin silk robe and socks with some kind of childish ornament. Her hair is tied in a bun at the back of her head, her expression is unreadable.

– Why is she naked? - I ask sharply, noticing on the table an uncorked bottle of vodka and shots, an ashtray with a mountain of cigarette butts. M-yes, the choice is not for wimps and gentle young ladies. The balcony is open, there is a fresh breeze in the room, but the unpleasant smell of alcohol and cigarette smoke is still felt and quite strong. Kylie continues to dance, oblivious to my intrusion. Did you drink with her?

- I had to. She insisted. I thought I could get her to sleep. And I tried to dress her, but Kylie still undresses. She drinks, dances, laughs and demands that I take her to some haunted place,” Fey reports in an unhappy voice, stretching the letters a little, which indicates her far from sober state. - She's out of control.

“Getting vodka to the stoned fool is a great idea, Fey,” I say irritably, taking off my jacket. - Do you want to freshen up? Go. And fix yourself up. Looks like you both need cold showers.

"Please don't yell at her," Faye asked as she hesitantly got up from her chair and staggered into the bathroom. As the door closes behind her, I turn to Kylie and take two steps to be beside her. I grab a thin wrist with one hand, and with the other I lift my chin, forcing me to look at myself.

- What did he drug you with? I ask rudely. Her distant, bleary gaze barely focuses on me. She doesn't try to resist.

“I don’t know,” Kylie answers in a rubbery smile, cooing in a low voice. - Poured champagne and asked to calm down and dump. Everyone is chasing me, Jerome. And you too. Faye is not like that. She is better than all of you. You didn't deserve it.

– Where did I say to go? You should be at home, - my fierce voice is muffled so as not to scare Fey, who will definitely rush to save her friend, thinking that I am killing her here. Sleep, you stupid bitches. Zach Morgan's Abandoned Lovers Club.

- I couldn't. I should have known why he did it.” Kylie bats her eyelashes in slow motion. Her pupils almost completely fill the iris.

- Got it? I sneer dismissively.

- He said he never fucked a saint. He was interested,” Kylie replies in a completely deadpan tone, trying to smile, and I squeeze her cheekbones tighter. She arches her back, pressing against my body, rubbing against it like a bitch in heat. Disgusting. "Aren't you interested, Jerome?" Really at all?

I reach out my hand, pulling Kylie away from me, barely able to resist the urge to slap her in the face in order to sober her up.

- Do you think my daddy would be happy to see an exemplary daughter like this? You can't even imagine what it's like when it doesn't matter who fucks you? With any awesome and damn little. And fuck it, it's better than all my boring life and fantasies that made me feel dirty every time I listened to my father's mass in church.

- You don't understand what you're saying. This is the action of the drug.

“He made me happy.” A drunken smirk, flattened from my grip, parted Kylie's lips. - At least not for long. Do you know what my dirtiest fantasy was? The one I wouldn't even tell Zach about. And especially Faye!

She puts her hand on my groin, stroking me persistently and insolently looking into my eyes with a brilliant, lustful look. So, what is the effect of the magical Cupid? Is this the happiness that men pay their money for? In order to watch how a smart, self-sufficient girl with clear principles turns into an unbridled insatiable whore? I will never understand this. Fucking twisted world, disgusting bastards who think they are its shadow kings.

- I'm not interested. Get your hand off my fly, Kylie. There's nothing for you, baby, I say in an icy tone. In response, she laughs hoarsely, licking her lips, and curls her fingers around the bulge in her jeans.

“Are you interested,” Kylie says with a triumphant gleam in her eyes, persistently caressing my cock through the fabric. It's growing, I can feel it. Experience comes so quickly when you really want to catch up. I can suck you off while Fey is in the shower. You'll like it. I fantasized every day that someday you would descend to plain comfortable Kylie and bend me over your desk and pull up your skirt and fuck me like one of your whores without asking me if I wanted to. Oh, I would weep and curse you, but I wouldn't stop you.

“You're crazy, Kylie,” I say dumbfounded, abruptly pushing the girl away from me, and she falls on the couch, laughing at me, and spreads her legs to the sides. She puts her hand in her panties and starts caressing herself unceremoniously. If you remove the moral side of the question, her body movements provoked a certain effect, but the reaction of the body causes disgust and rejection in the mind.

“Stop it,” I order furiously, clenching my hands into fists. I need to splash ice water on her to come to her senses, but I doubt that will help.

Stop me. Come on, Jerome. You can only help me in one way. I'm sure we'll both like it. In the pupils I see that you are wound up. Men are all the same. Kylie is breathing heavily, obviously enjoying not only the rhythmic movements, but also the vulgar words spoken. Arching her neck, the girl lets out a short moan, and her face lights up with an expression of bliss. The eyelids drop, a sharp tongue peeks out between the lips. - You have to do everything yourself. Come on, Jerome. I never thought that you were a tame, faithful little dog who runs on the call of her bitch and refuses such a freebie, - opening her eyes, she casts a mocking look at me. I understand that while she is in this state, all my words will be redirected to the field of sex. She provokes me, not even her, but what is now flowing in her veins. I move back to the wall, lean against it and calmly light a cigarette, showing Kylie my indifference.

- Jerome, what could be better than a fallen angel? We have a couple more minutes. Let's. You won't need any more. And me too. We won’t tell her,” Kylie continues to moan her nonsense.

Pulling her hand out of her panties, she licks her fingers, slides them over her body, leaving wet marks. She lifts her shirt, showing me her beautiful breasts with protruding, tense nipples. He squeezes them with the fingers of both hands, rolls, pulls, making purring lustful sounds, spreading his hips wider and rhythmically lifting his ass, as if during sex. M-yes. This is, of course, complete trash. I imagine what would have happened to her father if her daughter had come to her father's house in such a state. Heart attack secured.

Perfection, you say, yes, Quentin Moreau? Ideal? Happiness? Is that what you think it looks like? Kylie reaches her crotch again, pushes aside the wet strip of fabric, exposing her swollen wet flesh. He rubs his clit in a circular motion, parting his lower lips, fully revealing his being, and drives three fingers inside at once with a squelching sound. Ashes fall to the floor, but I don't notice. It's stupid to deny that the situation turns me on. Here the saint would have reacted. The question of ethics, when you see a woman bleeding from lust, begging to put her on your penis, in itself seems absurd. I’m not sure that I could boast of such endurance and stamina if my girlfriend wasn’t taking a shower right now behind a thin door. After that I would regret, probably, or would try to forget. The question involuntarily comes to mind: what was Kylie doing all the time until I showed up? Did Fey have to contemplate something similar?

“You're smoking a filter, Jerome,” Kylie laughs hoarsely, continuing to please herself with her fingers. “She doesn’t suit you, does she?” And you ask. She's just afraid to scare you. You know how to act like a decent guy. How is it now, huh? Won't you cum in your pants, baby, when I bring myself to orgasm again while you stand there like an idiot and do nothing?

- You flatter yourself. I have seen similar. And more than once, - I answer with a grin, lighting a new cigarette. “In brothels,” I add mercilessly.

- I know you're just a fucking hypocrite. And Fey knows, but still loves you for something. Maybe you have a special member? She loves sex, right? Faye is a hot girl. And sweet. Everywhere. Have you tried? Well, of course yes. Me too. It is such a female friendship. Did I mention that I've always felt spoiled? Very spoiled. What do you think two spoiled girls do when you go to Polaris to fuck old whore Rebecca Thompson? We drink wine, we complain about men, and then we lick each other until we're exhausted on that bed where you pound your girlfriend when you come back.

Kylie is delirious, but her words make me feel uncomfortable. The excitement fades, leaving a disgusting painful sensation. A spasm runs through Kylie's body and she comes with a triumphant groan. Sweat glistens on her face, her lips twitching in a peaceful smile.

– And what is left for us if you so easily scatter on all sorts of whores that fly like honey on your grandmothers, – Kylie says, shifting her legs and relaxing.

Are you satisfied? Maybe sleep for a change? I ask dispassionately.

- Not satisfied. I had a snack, but it's worth getting some sleep. Pour me some vodka. Don't be such a hypocrite, Kylie begs as she lowers her tank top and adjusts her panties. She sits down, continuing to greedily wander her gaze over my body. "I didn't think you could handle it." Surprisingly, it looks like you're seriously screwed, Mr. Morgan. You have a grimace of disgust on your face. But not because of what I did. The show is just right for you. I'm sure you even regretted that we were not alone. It's about Faye. Do you think I'm lying?

“You need to choose a good clinic and a psychiatrist who can fix your brain, Kylie,” I advise indifferently, looking up from the wall. I walk over to the table and pour the vodka into a glass and hand it to Kylie.

- No one will help me. I feel good now. And yesterday was bad and painful. The difference is palpable. Gray gamma instead of a color palette. What would you choose? Kylie asks, looking up at me.

“Common sense,” I answer sharply and without hesitation.

“You're boring,” Kylie snorts with a grimace. - She will leave you. You're not ready to experiment, and she wouldn't mind doing it to both of us. If you do not embody the female fantasy, you lose it. Not a fantasy, of course, but a woman.

“You don't know anything about Fey fantasies,” I argue. Kylie throws her head back and laughs deafeningly. And then he looks at me with a perfectly reasonable look.

“You don’t know anything about them, Mr. Morgan,” a smile twists her scarlet lips, and she abruptly splashes vodka in my face. I freeze, dumbfounded by her act. Shaking drops of strong alcohol from my face, I barely restrain myself from forcing the bitch to shut up. “I hate you all,” she says, licking her lips in a hoarse voice. “Brainless, stupid males, marking everything that catches their eye. And you are the same. Even worse than your cousin getting high on naughty nuns.

“Shut your mouth,” I say in a warning rumbling tone.

- Shut it up for me, try it. If you dare. I’ll take it to the very foundation with pleasure, - Kylie starts laughing like a lunatic again, and, breaking loose, I slap her in the face. Not strong, but convincing. She pauses, her eyes wide, blinks for a few moments, staring at me blankly, and then turns off again. She puts her feet up on the couch and curls up, her back to me. After a few seconds, by the uniform breathing of the girl, I understand that she fell asleep. So that's the cure for an attack of insanity? Maybe it was worth smearing at the very beginning, and not listening to all this dirt?

After throwing a blanket over Kylie, I head to the kitchen to make myself some coffee and run into Faye coming out of the bathroom in a white terrycloth bathrobe with a towel wrapped around her head. She frowns in surprise at me, then looks over my shoulder at the sleeping Kylie and looks into my eyes again.

- How did you put her to sleep? Fay asks in a suspicious tone.

“Fucked me to exhaustion,” I answer irritably, pushing the girl aside and walking into the kitchen. Standing in front of the coffee machine, I automatically refuel it, select the mode, substitute the mug, feeling the persistent gaze boring into my back.

- What are you doing? I hear her tense voice. I shrug my shoulders casually.

- I'm making coffee. You'll? - I clarify in a casual tone.

- Where were you when I called? - ignoring my question, Fey asks his own, apparently considering that it is more important.

– Are you interested?

Are you kidding me? she exclaims. I turn around abruptly and rest my palms on the natural stone countertop. I have a few seconds until the aromatic drink drips into my mug.

- Is there anything you want to tell me? - I ask intently into the eyes of the opposite, with a steely tone. Fey raises her eyebrows, feigning bewilderment, I see embarrassment in the depths of her pupils. And I don't know... Damn. I don't know how I should react. And should it, at all.

– It's not the first time she's here, Fey? What do you girls do when no one is around?

- What did that fool say to you? Fey's voice is ringing with tension, but I know, I'm sure she's going to lie to me.

“Already a fool,” I smirk in response. She considers you a friend. Are you aware?

“Yes, I don’t give a damn about her,” Fey exclaims furiously, but from her reaction and the anger that turquoise eyes darting, I am finally convinced that the stoned Miss Graham did not deceive.

- Did you do it? Just answer! I calmly demand, keeping my eyes filled with anger.

Is this? she says mockingly. - Can't speak? What is confusing you? Call a spade a spade, Jerome. Did I have sex with Kylie Graham? What if yes? You put a ban on other men. Does it apply to women too? Let's go through the points again.

Are you sick? I ask coldly, clenching my fists. “Tell me, Fey, what’s wrong with your head?” Or with what's between your legs. Is this a kind of nymphomania when you can't go without sex for three days? What the hell?

“Eighty percent of men have lesbian fantasies,” she tells me some stupid statistics that I just don’t give a fuck about.

“You're out of luck,” I answer sharply. “I'm in the top twenty and I'm selfish, Fey. Your body belongs to me. If you need someone else, then I see no reason to continue.

– What about you? Fey raises her chin defiantly. She still has the audacity to make claims.

“I do whatever I want,” I say in a confident tone that leaves no room for doubt. - You don't. Here are my points. Not satisfied, you won't see me again.

“What a brute you are, Jerome,” Fey hisses furiously. Her beautiful face is distorted by a repulsive grimace. I am disappointed, angry, and I should leave so as not to say too much and not do something that I will later regret very much.

- So we talked. I don't dare bother you anymore. More precisely to you. Rock out, baby, I say derisively and head for the door, coffee forgotten. Remembering that I left my jacket in the living room, I go there. Kylie is still passed out, but something about her posture makes me wary. She lies on her back, her head is thrown back, her arms are extended along the body. The girl is absolutely motionless, the chest does not rise. I slowly approach, peering into the sharpened features, and I see her eyes. Open, frozen, empty.

Damn... The insides tighten into a knot, a disgusting taste appears in the mouth. I press my fingers to the vein in the girl's neck. Nothing. Pulling the blanket down to the floor, I take her wrist, trying to feel for a pulse. An unpleasant specific smell hits the nose, mixed with the stench of alcohol vapors and cigarette smoke. My gaze goes down. There is a huge wet spot under the girl's ass. She wet herself. And she's definitely dead.

I'm in a daze trying to figure out what the fuck to do with all this crap. Numbly, I stare intently at the dead Kylie Graham, writhing in ecstasy some ten minutes ago, cumming on her own fingers and begging me to fuck her mouth. The idiotic thought comes to mind that she could die under me if I dared. Ten fucking minutes. She didn't make a sound. How is this possible? I don't notice Fey appear behind me, but I hear a terrible scream, which I drown out with my palm, turning around and grabbing it.

- Calm down, be quiet. Don't scream, I hiss, holding back the panicked Faye. - She can't be helped. She is in your apartment. Do you understand what the consequences could be? You drank with her. I have been with you for a while.

I slowly relax my fingers, looking into Fei's eyes wide with horror.

– No sound, okay? I will decide everything. Just calm down, I ask in a firm, calm voice.

- Why did she die? How? Fey sobs desperately, trembling all over.

- I don't know. Drugs and alcohol. It doesn't matter how. Does anyone know that she went to you?

Fei is shaking with a chill, staring at the dead body on her couch. I shake the shocked girl by the shoulders, looking persistently into her eyes, and repeat the question. Fey shakes her head and begins to cry bitterly, sliding to the floor and covering her face with her hands.

– Where is her bag and things? I ask, receiving in response a vague nod towards one of the chairs. - Good. I'll take care of everything, Fay.

I pick up the phone and dial Braxton's number.

- Roni, I need your help. We need another person who won't talk.

We are in my penthouse. We drink whiskey at five in the morning, maintaining deathly silence. Tension hovers between us, heating up an already oppressive atmosphere. In jeans and a loose beige sweater, with her hair in a ponytail, Faye looks so much like the young girl I fell in love with years ago. But this is just an illusion, an optical illusion. Nothing left of us but memories. She is still trembling slightly, her face seems haggard and pale, her eyes stretch out in pain. She bites her lip and winces as she sips her whiskey. Alcohol, getting into the wounds, unpleasantly burns. Our eyes collide in the twilight of the living room and diverge again.

“I can't go back there,” she finally says in a cracked voice. I rest my elbows on the minibar tabletop, looking down into my half-empty glass.

- The sofa will be taken out in the afternoon. I’ve already ordered,” I say softly.

- I can't believe this happened. I'm such a fool, Jerome. It's all because of me,” Fey sobs despondently.

- It's not your fault. This is a coincidence. She could have died anywhere. We're just unlucky.

- She was more unlucky than us.

- Debate, baby. Maybe Kylie is much better now. The head doesn't hurt.

“How would you know,” Fey shakes her head in annoyance. “No one came back from there. It seems to me that there is only darkness and cold. Nothing else.” She shudders, but pulls away when I reach out my hand to hug her. Jaw clenched, I return to my business of drinking whiskey.

- Where was she taken? Fey asks hoarsely, wrapping her arms around her shoulders.

“To the northern region,” I answer dryly. - Leave in one of the parks. The body will be found in an hour. Probably earlier. In the ghetto every morning a new corpse. No one will look for traces here. Unless they find something unusual in her blood.

- What do you mean? Fay asks tensely.

- Did you use anything while living with Zach? I ask a question that torments me.

“I didn’t live with him,” the answer sounds aggressive. And I don't live with you either. This is a completely different kind of relationship. And my answer is no.

- Did he offer?

- No. But I know what it's about. About Cupid. It is used in clubs and private parties. But in the ghetto, hardly anyone can afford magic pills. Only a cheap analogue distributed in brothels and brothels. Maybe Zach gave her that one. Therefore, such an effect.

- How do you know about Cupid? I coldly continue the interrogation. Fei looks away, biting her lips again.

- Which was previously a vitamin complex? - He clarifies in a cracked voice. - Do you know that pregnant women drank it? And very young girls?

- How do you know? - I speak in syllables. Fey looks up to meet my insistent gaze.

- My mother... She accepted him. She was driving when the accident happened. She was breaking and shaking because her father couldn't buy her new packaging. They crashed because of this rubbish.

“I'm sorry,” I say, looking thoughtfully at the girl.

“Bullshit,” she gets annoyed. - You don't care. Just like Kylie. Not a single muscle in your face twitched. You controlled everything. Like every day you ask your bodyguard to get rid of the corpse. What kind of person are you, Jerome?

- I can ask you the same question.

- How could you assume that I used drugs? Who am I in your eyes? Do you really think I would try this crap? And with Zach? I'm not a naive idiot like Kylie Graham. And only a complete fool would drink champagne in the presence of Zach, without fear that he would pour dope into her.

“Kylie didn't have your experience,” I quipped sarcastically.

“Now there won’t be,” Fey turned away, pretending not to notice my hint.

“You need to leave for a couple of days,” I say softening, looking at the frozen profile of my beloved. “I will agree with your director. He will give you a week off. Better fly out today, Fey. I will pay all expenses. I'm sorry, but I can't be with you.

- I'm not asking you for anything. And I don't need money. I actually work and get paid.

- I will book and pay for tickets and hotel. It’s not up for discussion,” I cut in firmly.

- I don't care. Do what you like. I'm tired of arguing with you, - she shakes her head dismissively. Grabbing Fey by the elbow, I turn her around.

- Don't talk to me like that. I correct your mistakes, take care of you.

- Is it about me? she asks bitterly, looking up at me with a look of pain. “Or about your damned reputation, which shouldn't be tarnished with drugs and corpses.

- Do you really think so? - I look into her eyes, noticing how the expression of anger and mental anguish is replaced by remorse. She gives up and buries her forehead against my chest, letting me hug her.

“Sorry,” she whispers. - It's all a shock. I'm sorry for getting you into this. For Kylie. I don't know why... She said different things about you, and I... Was it all the result of my resentment and jealousy, or an attempt to hurt you now it's hard to say. I don't understand how it happened at all. Why did I communicate with her, how did it get to the point that ...

- Enough. Don't torture yourself, Fay. I'm not angry," I cut her off softly, rocking her in my arms like a child. You will rest and when you return, everything will be different. We'll start over. My biggest fear is losing you, Faye. I love you so much baby. So damn strong.

“Then marry me, Jerome.” She lifts her head and we stare at each other for eternity. Then I take her face in my hands and kiss her gently.

“Okay,” I nod, feeling a hot wave of tenderness spread inside me. Perhaps this is the only chance for me to keep her around. Lien, Kayla... I don't want Faye to be next on the list.

- Promise me you won't mess with Zach. You won’t take revenge on him,” Fey asks, and as usual, the name of the bastard causes a wave of rage in me.

- Which one of us are you afraid of?

She pushes me in the chest, but I insistently pull the girl back, kissing the back of the head.

“That’s it, baby,” I whisper. - Sorry. Stupid question. Don't worry, I'm not going to arrange fights without rules. He is not afraid of physical pain. I will find another way.

– You don't understand… He's dangerous.

- Me too, Fei.

She hugs me tighter, hugging my shoulders and standing on tiptoe, kissing me gently on the lips.

“I want to go to Paris,” she whispers. I smile as I tuck a couple of curls behind her neat ear.

- I will arrange it now. But I think you'd better sleep for a couple of hours. How about an afternoon?

- No. Can't sleep. Maybe you can take a nap on the plane.

- All right, I'll arrange everything.

Fei impulsively hugs me, as if trying to merge into one. Her hands are burrowing into my hair.

- Take care, Jerome. she begs with an admixture of desperation and leaves a bitter kiss on her lips with a salty taste of tears and blood. - For me.

At ten in the morning I was already at the office. I hold an extraordinary meeting of department heads, issuing orders and summing up the results of the reporting period. A crazy night makes itself felt by a distracted concentration of attention. I am not collected, quick-tempered, unable to formulate thoughts coherently and why I get even more irritated. Neither coffee nor energy drinks help. A heavy foreboding and an ineradicable feeling of anxiety lead my thoughts away from the issues under discussion. I'm worried about Faye and can't focus on anything else. My head is throbbing with scattered thoughts and a growing migraine. My life is turning into chaos, and I don't know how to stop the running process. How to get back on my feet, feel confident in what I'm doing.

Several business meetings after the meeting go by in a blur. I talk, I act, I move like a wound up ideal soldier, but this is just an external effect. Inside me is hell and desert. At three o'clock in the afternoon my physical and moral strength is running out. I tell temp Kylie that I'm going to leave the office early, at which point Zach Morgan appears without knocking at the door. He approaches the table with a calm gait and collapses in his chair, ignoring my ferocious gaze.

“Hi, cousin,” the annoying object grins, in turn studying me. - You look like shit. Tough night?

My jaw is aching with tension, my fists on the table are clenched until they crack. He, no doubt, notices how glad I am of his visit.

“I don’t remember that you were assigned,” I reply rudely.

- Looks like you're up to date with the news, right? he asks thoughtfully, looking at me coldly. “I’m telling you right now that I’m out of business. Your secretary wasn't as tough a nut to crack as we both thought. Have you had the cops yet?

– What are they to do here? I ask dispassionately.

- Well, you are an employer. And your subordinate is found dead in the ghetto, and right after the scandal on the network with her porn video, - narrowing his eyes, he waits, watching my reaction. - You don't know, do you?

– Can you enlighten me?

- Kylie's body was discovered in the morning. According to the preliminary version, the cause of death is a heart attack. Imagine this? At such a young age. The heart could not stand the pain and shame, - another poisonous grin spreads the lips of the bastard.

“You bastard, Zach,” I say coldly. But this is not news to him. I'm sure he's even proud of himself. “If you think that you can continue to walk the earth with impunity, then you are deeply mistaken.

- And who will punish me, Jerome? You? Or God? Do you believe in God? Still? After so many years, what did you spend in our believing family? – sharp laughter cuts the revealing monologue. - A hypocrite. You don't believe in anything. But, speaking of Kylie, I did not post the video online and have nothing to do with the death of this saint.

- Did you come for this? To voice your excuses? Do you think I'm interested in them?

- She was a nice girl. I'm truly sorry.

“Get the hell out of here, Morgan,” I growl, unable to bear his lies.

“No need to be rude,” the mocking expression fades from the man's face. We still have an agreement. And you needlessly question my words. I'm not responsible for my buddies who decide to have some fun.

– Was she at your place yesterday? - I ask a question, not hoping to hear the truth.

- Yes. And I told her the same thing I told you,” Zach responds, giving me a gloomy look. “Then we drank, had sex, and she left. And in a good mood.

- Did you drug her?

– What the hell? If I pumped her up with anything, it was with my cum. Well, maybe not just mine. Tiny didn't mind. I am indirectly responsible for what happened, but I didn't want her to die. Kylie broke too quickly.

- Women are not dolls that you can play with and then throw away and say that they broke too quickly.

- Yes? And this is what you're telling me? Morgan asks defiantly, raising his eyebrows. - Is it different for you? Do you marry each? Where the fuck is your harem? I want to see him!

– Why did you come? - ignoring his attacks, I am interested in peremptory tone.

- I want you to pay moral damages to her father. He won't take it from me.

I can't fucking believe my own ears. This bastard is a total moron.

- What do you think he will take?

- Apply as financial assistance from the company.

- You destroyed not only a young girl, but her entire family. Do you even realize what you've done? I make a vain attempt to get through to Zach's conscience.

“Otherwise I wouldn't have come,” he says, gritting his teeth, and I see something incredible - a semblance of repentance in his eyes. Or he just sobered up for the first time in many weeks and saw his reflection in the mirror in the morning, and was horrified.

- I will try to make a payment as an assistance from the company. But that won't lessen your guilt in any way.

- She has three sisters. They can't stay here. And to move, you need money,” Zach says. It's like I don't fucking know, like I didn't think of it the first time Kylie talked about her porn video.

- Do you have everything? – I specify in a deliberately indifferent tone. “Can you get the fuck out of here now?”

“No,” Zach grins impudently. “I have news on Logan. In the port of Miami, a loaded cargo ship of one of my father's companies was detained. Problems with documents. And, it seems, they found something that should not be there. More losses, Jerome. Medea's board of directors is furious. Your job?

“I have no idea what you mean,” I answer with a shrug.

“Bravo, cousin,” Morgan exclaims with a laugh. - I have a very promising partner of my father in development. They have been working together for many years, but he lit up in the same brothel. With little boys. I can provide you with materials if you'd like.

90,000 legends about the eternal under the sign of the Cupid »TEPK OGBPOU

Legends about the eternal sign under the sign of the Cupid

High Pension Offended,
once in a long year

Valentine's Day is the most romantic holiday celebrated on February 14 by many people around the world. On this day, flowers, sweets, toys, balloons and special cards with poems, love confessions or wishes of love are given to loved ones - valentines.

The college prepared for the holiday in advance. The student body of the college organized a "Cupid's mail" for students and a comic marriage registration ceremony during breaks between classes. And the center of student self-government of the college "Creativity", under the guidance of an additional education teacher Olga Sergeevna Chasovskikh, presented students, teachers and guests with a colorful theatrical performance "Legends of Love".

It is well known that folk poetry, music, choreography, visual arts reveal to us a surprisingly deep world and spirituality of any nation. The audience watched the amazing love stories of different nationalities and nationalities - "the performance of a single ethnic group", were able to touch the living source of traditional folk culture and, we think, were able to feel involved in the cultural heritage of the people.

College students artistically presented the Chinese legend of the Red Thread of Fate, which says a truly oriental thought: "Why keep a stone of happiness and love in your pocket when you can hold your happiness by the hand and walk the path destined for you together." According to this belief, when a man and a woman are tied together, an invisible red thread appears on the ankles, tying them together. Owner of this thread, the old man Yuerao - manages weddings and marriage bonds. For this thread, circumstances, time or distance are not an obstacle. As time passes, this thread begins to shorten until the two meet.

A sad Altai legend, together with college students, was performed by a student of Tomsk Polytechnic University Bozhev Uarabi. The legend told the audience the tragic story of two lovers that happened on the lake. Since then, the lake has been called Aya. And the top of the cliff, on which the lovers were supposed to meet, now stands as an island in the middle of the lake and is called the island of Love. The audience saw a tragic story, but superbly performed by young artists in love with the stage.

The highlight of the holiday was the performance of the Dainokhk Mountain Dance Ensemble, led by Ruslan Akhmarov . The members of the ensemble demonstrated the rich culture and ancient traditions of the Chechen people with the help of dance. Folk dance, with its bright colorful language that does not require translation, told about the most intimate and original, which is the essence of the national character: the temperament, beauty and grace of the performers. It is believed that a young man can win the heart of a girl with his beautiful manner of dancing. The female dance fascinated the viewer not with the complexity of the dance vocabulary, but with grace - like a white swan, a girl swims, the movements of her gentle hands are charming and graceful. If she continued to dance, then without words it became clear to the young man that she liked him and that she agreed to a further relationship.

People once believed that feelings such as love, luck, anger, or fear resided in the heart; later they began to believe that only the feeling of love lives in the heart. The Selkup legend about Icha and Ogda was vividly and originally played by the college students, where the young man Iche proclaimed the words coming from the heart: “Sing, people, goodness and love, and believe that everyone is powerless until they settle in the heart, these two are kept by fate and eternity. the senses." And I really want that modern boys and girls have heard this call! The guests were fascinated by the original dances and national costumes of the northern people - the Selkups. And the narrator of the legend uttered the necessary words for all people: “What was, was, really was. With people it was - it really was. Rumor has preserved words and deeds, and the memory of the Selkups helped them. After all, it can become close, which was distant. After all, we can burn a lot in the wind when we don’t help create good!”

One of the most important, most joyful events in Russian traditional culture, from time immemorial has been a wedding. The wedding ceremony was accompanied by a large number of customs, signs and beliefs. All the rituals that were part of the wedding cycle were accompanied by songs according to the moment - sad, lyrical, laudatory, comic, farewell. Loud applause was greeted by the folk song ensemble "ROSY" OGAUK DNT "AVANGARD", leader Tatiana Goleshchikhina. Actors along with college students wonderful played a fragment of a Russian wedding ceremony.

The holiday turned out to be bright, interesting and spectacular, thanks to the original idea and professional production of Olga Sergeevna Chasovskikh. In the final, the vocal group of the college performed the musical composition "Halelujah of Love". The songs that sounded in the program were prepared by students under the guidance of Olga Stepanovna Valevich. Sound engineer Oleg Yurgens, photographer Berdnikov Pavel Sergeevich, video support and video filming Denis Shell (student of group 59) did a wonderful job on the program1-n). For the first time, the host of the event, the student of the group 01711-s, Nikolaev Nikita, made his debut on the stage. College students took part in the program:

1. Nikolaev Nikita - gr. 01711с
2. Mikhail Nazarov - gr. 01716с
3. Mushnikov Alexey – gr. 01716с
4. Sophia Lukina - gr. 20011c
5. Saidova Anastasia - gr. 08211s
6. Ivolina Anna - gr.08211s
7. Zykova Julia - gr. 391s
8. Kruglova Anastasia - gr.796s
9. Zibirova Julia - gr.02006s
10. Boyko Mikhail - gr. 591n
11. Andriyanov Vladimir - gr. 0811n
12. Belivantseva Marina - gr. 08101n
13. Tugulev Evgeniy - gr. 15111s
15. Mantulyak Natalia - gr. 15111s
16. Kuzmin Roman - gr.01711s
17. Pratchik Igor - gr. 01711c
18. Yurgens Oleg - gr. 08216с
19. Galimova Anastasia - gr.09001с
20. Moiseeva Alexandra - gr. 09006с
21. Nikolaev Nikita - gr.01711с
22. Umnikova Ekaterina - gr. 08101n
23. Nikitina Elizaveta - gr.08211s
24. Solovieva Lilia - gr. 02006с
25. Simonyan Alena - gr. 15111s
26. Popova Anastasia - gr. 08216с

Once a writer said: “If I don’t look like you in some way, I don’t insult you at all, but, on the contrary, bestow.” His words are not only a lesson to us living in the 21st century, but also a confirmation that the world, like nature, is diverse and that is why it is beautiful.

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