Groovin’ dances to end an evening of contra dancing by dancerhapsody.com (modified)

user: Moose Flores

Rant and Roar

by: Russell Owen

introduces moves: allemande, pass by, swing, long lines, chain, hey, form long waves, Rory O'More

formation: improper

A1 6
neighbors allemande right once
4
ladles pass by left shoulders
6
partners swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 16
ladles start a full hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B2 0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out with left hand to neighbor ⁋
8
balance & Rory O'More right past new neighbor
8
balance & Rory O'More left

Original can be found at ACDOL.

Will You Marry Me?

by: Seth Tepfer

introduces moves: slide along set, circle, form an ocean wave

formation: Becket cw

A1 2
slide left along set ⁋
6
circle left 3 places
4
form an ocean wave & balance - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands
4
ladles allemande left once
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
4
form an ocean wave & balance - ladles by left hands and partners by right hands
4
ladles allemande left once
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Chicago Shuffle

by: Moose Flores

Originally, Cherokee Shuffle

introduces moves: do si do, petronella, balance the ring, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once as couples
8
neighbors do si do once
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
partners swing
B2 8
balance & petronella
4
balance the ring
4
partners California twirl ⁋

Optional: last time
B1) Long lines forward & back, Gentlespoons allemande left 1 1/2
B2) Partners [meltdown OR balance &] swing

Variation on Cherokee Shuffle
https://contradb.com/dances/509

Fishers Jig by Tom Hinds

Summer of '84

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: pull by dancers, custom, right left through

formation: improper

A1 8
long lines forward & back
2
gentlespoons pull by right - next gentlespoon is on left diagonal
6
partners allemande left once
A2 4
form an ocean wave & balance - gentlespoons by right hands and partners by left hands
4
walk forward to ⁋
4
form an ocean wave & balance - gentlespoons by right hands and shadows by left hands
4
shadows allemande left ¾
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
right left through

co written by Steve Schnur

Southern Swing by Steve Zaikon Anderson

Hey in the Barn

by: Chart Guthrie

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - ____ in center, ____ on ends ⁋

Delphiniums and Daisies

by: Tanya Rotenberg

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors allemande left 1½
8
ladles chain
A2 16
ladles start a full hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B1 16
partners long swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors allemande right 1½ ⁋

Written in 1985 for the 20th anniversary of her parents' wedding, these being their wedding flowers.

Simplicity Swing

by: Becky Hill

introduces moves: star

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B1 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain to neighbor
B2 8
star left 4 places ⁋
8
next neighbors do si do once

Midwest Folklore

by: Orace Johnson

formation: Becket

A1 2
slide left along set ⁋
8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors do si do once
16
neighbors balance & swing
8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do once
16
partners balance & swing

The Rendezvous

by: Dan Pearl

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles do si do 1½ or swing to partner
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
circle left 4 places
2
slide left along set ⁋
6
circle left 3 places

The Nice Combination

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: down the hall, up the hall

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing end facing down the hall
A2 8
down the hall and turn as a couple
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Awesome Double Progression Dance

by: Donna Calhoun

formation: improper

A1 8
down the hall and turn alone 1s in center
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
A2 8
circle left 4 places
8
star left 4 places ⁋
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing NEW Neighbor
B2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ones swing end facing down ⁋

Written one night when I left my cards on the kitchen table. Sent a friend
to retrieve them, but in the meantime wrote this as a stopgap. It remained
nameless for a couple of years till Robert Cromartie called it and afterward
Gene Hubert asked "What was the name of that Awesome Double
Progression Dance?"

E6

by: Robert Cromartie

introduces moves: arch & dive

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
8
ladles chain
B1 8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
twos arch ones dive to next couple ⁋