Roadblock Reel

By Bob Dalsemer

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A1(8) Long lines go forward and back
(4) Pass through across the set
(4) Neighbors allemande right 3/4 to a wave of four with ladies in the center
A2(4) Balance the wave
(4) Ladies allemande left 1/2
(8) Partners swing
B1(16) Down the hall four in line, turn alone, return
B2(8) Circle left 3/4
(8) Neighbors swing

Author's Notes:
I named this dance after being stopped by a police roadblock following a Charlottesville, Virginia Festival Saturday night dance. I thought the Charlottesville P.D. might be able to use it as a sobriety test for contra dancers!

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 11/17/1996; last revised 5/4/2000; edited by Russell Owen