Harvest Time Jig

Category: Irish Ceili/Ceilidh
Description:

Dancers line up in sets of three opposite three with a gent in the middle and ladies on the outside. Continue forming sets of six down the hall until you run out of room or dancers. Half sets should form at the ends, waiting to join.
Tag: Ar Rince Foirne

Videos:

Note that the in the Sink & Grind and final pass through, the following dancers turn the ladies under arms.  That’s not technically correct but this is clearly danced as a demo and not competition.
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Repeating (Jig)

56 Bars + 8 bar lead-in

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1 Everyone
Advance and retire twice
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2 Sidestep right

7's to the right, ending with a rise and grind.  Sidestep back and rise and grind.

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3 Ring right

All six dancers put right hands in the middle and dance clockwise for 4 bars, turn in place, put left hands in and dance home.

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4 Sidestep left

7's left, rise and grind, 7's back, rise and grind.

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5 Ring Left

All six dancers put left hands in the middle and dance counter-clockwise for 4 bars, turn in place, put right hands in and dance home.

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6 Step and turn Gents turn toward partner on the right. Both sink and grind twice on the right (4b).  Sink and grind is danced by extending the foot out to the floor, up to the knee and behind with 1-2-3-4.  Take right hands and dance around back to place (4b). Repeat with left hand partner, sink and grind again on the right but turning with left hands. 8
7 Advance, retire and pass through

Advance and retire as usual, advance and pass through the opposite couple passing right shoulders with the opposite person.  Take hands with your line to repeat the dance.  Repeat until dancers or musicians wear out.

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Added on 2011-08-26 18:42:22.
Modified on 2016-01-21 14:49:52.
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