Hundreds of thousands of people have seen Bill McElreath, the dancing phenomenon of Swannanoa, do the buck dance. McElreath is a regular at the Asheville City-County Plaza's Saturday night Shindig-on-the-Green as a performer and instructor. Additionally, he has been a featured attraction at the annual Folk Festival at Asheville's City Auditorium. He has also won buck and clog dancing championships at five state fairs and danced at the Smithsonian Institution's folk program. He also plays the guitar and as a musician has recorded for Victor Records.