There's only one place in Memphis where you can dance on a light-up dance floor while an octagenarian in sequins spins your favorite classic hits - get to the dance floor at Paula and Raiford's Disco!

Paula & Raiford’s is now open in a new two-story night club. When you walk up to Paula and Raiford's, there's a red carpet and a velvet rope line. There's also a pair of chrome-plated bicycles chained up outside. Inside, every available surface is covered in red and white rope lights, streamers or red balloons. There are still hand prints on the walls and the signage is still kind of hilarious. I was happy to see that they also kept their seating the same – white vinyl booths, reflective silver tables and high-backed rolling office chairs, exactly like the ones in your work's conference room.

Hollywood Raiford, the original “old school cool”, entertains with his well-known style of great disco and soul music including Old Memphis (Elvis' "Suspicious Minds" and "Jailhouse Rock"), current top-40 songs, group dances (the Cupid Shuffle) and 1970s classics like "Let's Get It On" and "Purple Rain".

Paula & Raiford’s Disco is located at 14 S. Second in Downtown Memphis. It is open every Friday and Saturday from 10 p.m. - 4 a.m. If you're planning to be unable to drive, they offer limo service to and from the club. Cover is usually $10-15, but check the website or call 901.521.2494 for further details. Leave those inhibitions at home and cut loose!

By and photo credit: paularaifords.com