Darryl Lipscomb began square dancing at the age of 12, started
calling at the age of 14, and made calling his full time
profession in 1978. He was raised dancing to C.O. Guest and
Ray Smith who both called for the clubs to which his parents
were members. Both were very instrumental in encouraging and
Darryl conducts a winter program in Mission TX for all the
Winter Texans" who choose to spend their winters in the
"Tropics" of the Rio Grande Valley. He calls a full range
of programs, beginners thru C-3B and is also one of the staff
callers for the "Worlds largest beginner class", and the
"South Texas Jamboree" in McAllen TX.
During the summer months, he travels extensively throughout the
United States and foreign countries, calling many festivals,
weekends, and week-long institutes. Among his favorites are
Kirkwood Lodge, where no dancing or calling career is complete,
until you've attended a week at this historical square dance
When dancing to Darryl you are assured of smooth flowing,
innovative, and exciting choreography. He enjoys calling all
levels of square dancing equally well; however, he admits
working with beginners is especially exciting!
Darryl has recorded on several different square dance record
labels and is currently a "Staff Caller" for Global Music
Productions. He is also a member of CALLERLAB.