Wednesday, Sep 1, 2010 • NY’s Most Dangerous Big Band in Sayville - FREE • IslipArtsCouncil

Posted by Gilles on 07/12/2010 • Permalink


September 1, 2010
NY’s Most Dangerous Big Band
Sayville Common Ground 7:00 PM

From Gershwin to Sinatra, from Nat King Cole to Santana, to Norah Jones and beyond – from “Georgia on My Mind” to “New York State of Mind” – New York’s Most Dangerous Big Band brings that traditional Big Band sound to over 200 tunes in their formidable repertoire.  The NYMDBB are as capable a group as you are likely to find in any aggregation. Each member brings a distinct flavor to the mix, creating the smooth powerhouse performances that this band is renowned for, to audiences all over Long Island. 

Venue: Sayville Common Ground

The Common Ground at the Town of Islip’s Rotary Park

Located between Gillette Avenue and Candee Avenue in Sayville, NY

DIRECTIONS FROM LIE ROUTE 495 HEADING EAST OR WEST ....

Take EXIT 59 to CR-93 South / OCEAN AVENUE. Continue to follow CR-93 S. Drive 4.1 miles. CR-93 S becomes LAKELAND AVENUE. Drive 1.4 miles Drive over the LIRR railroad tracks. LAKELAND AVENUE becomes RAILROAD AVENUE. Drive 0.3 miles. At the traffic light in downtown Sayville, continue straight (south) RAILROAD AVENUE becomes GILLETTE AVENUE. The Common Ground park will be on your right in less than 0.1 mile.

The Common Ground
P.O. Box 142
Sayville, NY 11782

Website: www.thecommonground.com
Phone: 631-664-4230

Organizer: Islip Arts Council (IslipArtsCouncil)

The Islip Arts Council provides diverse audiences with activities which encompass both Presentation and Service to the Arts field. Its presentations cover a variety of disciplines ranging from fine classical music to Master Classes with renowned musicians, for little or no cost.

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This summer they have an expansive calendar of events, including: Free Concerts, Especially for Children, Music, Theater, Dance, Exhibits, Film, Workshops, Lectures and Classes. Not to be missed is New York Philharmonic Free Concert at Heckscher State Park.

The free concerts include some great bands for swing dancing. Check their complete calendar.

Islip Arts Council
50 Irish Lane
East Islip, NY 11730

Website: http://www.islipartscouncil.org
Telephone: 631-224-5420
Fax: 631-224-5440
Email:

Pricing: Free

Saturday, Sep 4, 2010 • Saturday Swing Dance at the Brush Barn • SDLI

Posted by Tom on 08/15/2010 • Permalink


We are kicking off our Fall Season of Swing Dances at the Brush Barn on Labor Day weekend.  Join us at the Brush Barn on September 4th, 2010 at 7:30 PM.

Beginners welcome, no partner required

Door Prizes ++ Refreshments ++ Snacks

Schedule:
7:30 - 8:00 pm, Fundamental Lesson
8:00 - 11:00 pm, dancing to DJ music

Band: DJ Music

Music will be provided by DJ.
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Venue: Brush Barn

Brush Barn

The Smithtown Historical Society’s Brush Barn is located behind the historic Epenetus Smith Tavern at 211 East Main Street, Smithtown NY 11787 and is not visible from the street. About 0.2 miles east on Main Street from the intersection of Route 111 and Route 25 (Main Street).  There is a white house that is #211 (Epenetus Smith Tavern) and a gravel drive beside the house.

Epenetus Smith Tavern

Frank Brush Barn

Organizer: Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. (SDLI)

Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. is an all volunteer, not for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of swing dancing on Long Island, New York.

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Join a friendly group of people every Tuesday evening for a mix of East Coast Swing, Savoy Lindy Hop, Hollywood Lindy, West Coast Swing, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and some Ballroom dancing.  No partners are needed and beginners are welcome.

Pricing: Saturday DJ

$10 General Admission, $8 Students with current ID, $7 SDLI Members

Tuesday, Sep 7, 2010 • Tonights dance CANCELLED •

Posted by Gilles on 09/07/2010 • Permalink


NO DANCE TONIGHT

Sorry for the late notice ... we just found out that the Tavern has booked a large dinner party on our dance floor.

See you next week.

--- Gilles

Friday, Sep 10, 2010 • An Evening of Swing - The Mills Pond House in St. James • SDLI

Posted by Tom on 08/15/2010 • Permalink


In collaboration with the Smithtown Township Arts Council, Swing Dance Long Island will present an evening of swing dancing!

This special, one-time Friday event will be held outside, on the Mills Pond Festival Tent covered dance floor.
Located by the Smithtown Township Arts Council’s Mill Pond House, 660 Route 25A, St.James, NY 11780.
(Phone: 631.862.6575)

Members of Swing Dance Long Island will be demonstrating & teaching some basic East Coast Swing Dance moves. No partner is needed and beginners are welcome. DJ music will follow for Dancing!
Friday, September 10 at 7:30 pm
Free admission

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Band: DJ Music

Music will be provided by DJ.
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Image CC2.0-A: tatsuhico / Flickr

Venue: Mills Pond House Gallery

Mills Pond House Gallery

Smithtown Township Arts Council

Mills Pond House Gallery

660 Route 25A
St.James, NY 11780
Phone: 631.862.6575

Organizer: Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. (SDLI)

Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. is an all volunteer, not for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of swing dancing on Long Island, New York.

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Join a friendly group of people every Tuesday evening for a mix of East Coast Swing, Savoy Lindy Hop, Hollywood Lindy, West Coast Swing, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and some Ballroom dancing.  No partners are needed and beginners are welcome.

Pricing: Free

Friday, Sep 10, 2010 • The Good Old Dance Band • Not a SDLI Event

Posted by Tom on 08/15/2010 • Permalink


St. Sylvester’s Community Dance - the 2nd Friday of Every Month

Friday - September 10, 2010~ 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Location - Crowne Plaza Hotel-Holtsville, NY
L.I.E. Exit 63
~$38.00 per person~

Dancing and Hot Buffet Dinner, Coffee, Tea, Soda and Dessert - Cash bar available all evening.
Tickets must be purchased by Sunday - Sept. 5, 2010.
Mail money order payable to: Michael Virostko C/O The G.O.D. Band, P.O. Box 203 Holtsville, NY 11742

For more information contact:
Mike - (631) 730-3333 or email:
Singles and Couples “Welcome”
~ Bring a Friend ~ Meet a Friend ~

Website: http://www.goodolddanceband.com

Organizer: This is not a Swing Dance Long Island Event (Not a SDLI Event)

The listed event is NOT sponsored by Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. This event was thought to be of interest to our SDLI’s members. Before traveling, always verify the event information directly with the organizer’s website, since things change and events do get canceled.

Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010 • Tuesday at the Tavern:  SDLI Swing Lesson and Social Dancing • SDLI

Posted by John on 09/20/2010 • Permalink


Join us at the recently renovated Blacksmith Tavern featuring hardwood floors everywhere, spacious dance floor, yummy drinks and tasty food.  Come early and partake of the Happy Hour Specials. 

Blacksmith Tavern
197 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 1178

The tavern is located a 1/2 mile south of Rte 347 on the east side of Terry Rd.

Beginners welcome, no partner necessary.

Schedule
Beginner Lesson:  7:30pm - 8:00 pm by Shannon & John
Open dancing to DJ music.  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Venue: Blacksmith Tavern

Blacksmith Tavern

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Blacksmith Tavern
197 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 11787

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Website: http://blacksmithtavern.com
Phone: 631-360-3900

Organizer: Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. (SDLI)

Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. is an all volunteer, not for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of swing dancing on Long Island, New York.

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Join a friendly group of people every Tuesday evening for a mix of East Coast Swing, Savoy Lindy Hop, Hollywood Lindy, West Coast Swing, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and some Ballroom dancing.  No partners are needed and beginners are welcome.

Pricing: Tuesday DJ

$8 General Admission, $6 Students with current ID, $5 SDLI Members

Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010 • Tuesday at the Tavern with The Melody Rose Quartet • SDLI

Posted by John on 09/20/2010 • Permalink


Join us for a night of dancing, good times and great live music with the Melody Rose Quartet at the recently renovated Blacksmith Tavern featuring a spacious hardwood dance floor, yummy drinks and tasty food.  Come early and partake of the Happy Hour Specials.

Melody Rose is an emerging vocalist from Long Island, New York. At 21 years old, Melody has been fortunate to have had many prestigious opportunities, such as studying with the New York Voices, touring Europe on two occasions, performing the Montreux Jazz Festival, being included in select ensembles in schools and in New York State, and having performances of her own solo career. Melody can be found on select Friday nights at the Huntington Elks Lodge, as well as in various other clubs, bars, and events around Long Island. The Melody Rose Quartet takes the sounds of Doris Day, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, and Blossom Dearie, all with a modernized twist to bring the classic standards of the Great American Songbook back into trend.

Beginners welcome, no partner necessary.

Schedule
Fundamental Lesson:  7:30pm - 8:00 pm by Shannon & John
Dancing to live band:  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Blacksmith Tavern
197 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 1178

The tavern is located a 1/2 mile south of Rte 347 on the east side of Terry Rd.

Venue: Blacksmith Tavern

Blacksmith Tavern

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Blacksmith Tavern
197 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 11787

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Website: http://blacksmithtavern.com
Phone: 631-360-3900

Organizer: Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. (SDLI)

Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. is an all volunteer, not for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of swing dancing on Long Island, New York.

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Join a friendly group of people every Tuesday evening for a mix of East Coast Swing, Savoy Lindy Hop, Hollywood Lindy, West Coast Swing, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and some Ballroom dancing.  No partners are needed and beginners are welcome.

Pricing: Tuesday Band

$15 General Admission, $13 Students with current ID, $10 SDLI Members

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2010 • Tuesday at the Tavern:  SDLI Swing Lesson and Social Dancing • SDLI

Posted by John on 09/14/2010 • Permalink


Join us at the recently renovated Blacksmith Tavern featuring hardwood floors everywhere, spacious dance floor, yummy drinks and tasty food.  Come early and partake of the Happy Hour Specials!

Blacksmith Tavern
197 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 1178

The tavern is located a 1/2 mile south of Rte 347 on the east side of Terry Rd.

Beginners welcome, no partner necessary.

Schedule
Beginner Lesson:  7:30pm - 8:00 pm by Sarah & Gilles
Open dancing to DJ music.  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Venue: Blacksmith Tavern

Blacksmith Tavern

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Blacksmith Tavern
197 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 11787

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Website: http://blacksmithtavern.com
Phone: 631-360-3900

Organizer: Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. (SDLI)

Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. is an all volunteer, not for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of swing dancing on Long Island, New York.

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Join a friendly group of people every Tuesday evening for a mix of East Coast Swing, Savoy Lindy Hop, Hollywood Lindy, West Coast Swing, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and some Ballroom dancing.  No partners are needed and beginners are welcome.

Pricing: Tuesday DJ

$8 General Admission, $6 Students with current ID, $5 SDLI Members
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