Barn Dance

Choreographers:

Dick Matteis and Geneva Owsley

Position:Couples in circle in Closed Western position, Man facing outward, Lady facing center of circle.
Music:

"Wild Wild West" by The Escape Club

"Honky Tonk Walkin'" by The Kentucky Headhunters

"Two of a Kind Workin' on a Full House" by Garth Brooks

Steps 1-4: (counter-clockwise)
ManLeft to side, Right together, Left to side, Right touch beside Left
LadyRight to side, Left together, Right to side, Left touch beside Right

Steps 5-8: (clockwise)
ManRight to side, Left together, Right to side, Left touch beside Right
LadyLeft to side, Right together, Left to side, Right touch beside Left

Steps 9-12: (counter-clockwise
)
(Man drop right hand, Lady drop left hand, lift hands still. held)
ManLeft to side, Right together, Left to side, Right touch beside Left
Lady360 degree turn to right, staying in front of partner, Stepping Right, Left, Right, Left touch

Steps 13-16: (clockwise) (Hands remain lifted)
ManRight to side, Left together, Right to side, Left touch beside right
Lady360 degree turn to left, staying in front of partner, Stepping Left, Right, Left, Right touch

Steps 17-20 (counter-clockwise)
(Couples side by side, facing anti -clockwise, holding hands, man's Right to Lady's Left)
ManLeft step forward, Right kick across Left (scoot on left), Right step forward, Left touch to Lady's Right (scoot on right)
LadyRight step forward, Left kick across Right (scoot on right), Left step forward, Right touch to Man's Left (scoot on left)

Steps 21-24: (Holding hands as above)
ManLeft step forward, Right kick across Left (scoot on left), Right step forward, Left touch to Lady's Right (scoot on right)
LadyRight step forward, Left kick across Right (scoot on right), Left step forward, Right touch to Man's Left (scoot on left)

Steps 25-28 (Grapevine - Drop hands as you move away from partner)
ManLeft to side, Right cross in back, Left to side, Right kick (clap hands)
LadyRight to side, Left cross in back, Right to side, Left kick (clap hands)

Steps 29-32: (Grapevine)
ManMoving ahead to next partner, stepping Right, Left, cross in back, Right, Left foot touch (turn and face new partner)
LadyLeft to side, Right cross in back, Left to side, Right foot touch (turn and face new partner)

Resume Closed Western position with new partner and start over. Turns can be made on the grapevine steps . Man turns to his left and lady to her right on 25-28 Man turns to his right and lady to her left on 29-32
This dance is choreographed as a mixer dance but can be done as a couples' dance without a partner change. in steps 29-32, the man comes back to his own partner