Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 • Tuesday Swing Dance At Moose Lodge • SDLI

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Join a fun group of people for a night of Swing Dancing. No partner or experience is necessary. We start off at 7:30pm with a short lesson on a few of the basic steps of swing dancing. The rest of the evening we will be playing a very danceable mix of music for swing dancing.

What are you waiting for - give it a try!

The Moose Lodge has a fabulous, HUGE 1000 square foot dance floor & plenty of tables to relax and chat. 

Band: DJ Music

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

Venue: Huntington Moose Lodge

Huntington Moose Lodge

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631 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703
(631) 757-2777

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 Band

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

Saturday, Apr 7, 2012 • Nick Palumbo & the Flipped Fedoras in Smithtown • SDLI

Posted by Tom on 04/05/2012 • Permalink


Join a fun group of people for a night of Swing Dancing. No partner or experience is necessary. We start off at 7:30pm with a short lesson on a few of the basic steps of swing dancing. The rest of the evening we will have Nick Palumbo and the Flipped Fedoras playing a solid swing mix of tunes.
What are you waiting for - give it a try!

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Door Prizes ++ Refreshments ++ Snacks

Band: Nick Palumbo and the Flipped Fedoras

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 Band

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

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 • Tuesday Swing Dance At Moose Lodge • SDLI

Posted by Tom on 04/05/2012 • Permalink


Ellen from Matty T’s will be teaching West Coast Swing at the 7:30 lesson.

At 8PM our DJs will be playing some of their great swing dance tunes. A few ballroom dances will be in the mix as well.

The Moose Lodge has a fabulous, HUGE 1000 square foot dance floor & plenty of tables to relax and chat.

No partner is needed and beginners are welcome.

Band: DJ Music

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

Venue: Huntington Moose Lodge

Huntington Moose Lodge

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631 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703
(631) 757-2777

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

Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 • 3rd Annual Rockabilly Rumble • Not a SDLI Event

Posted by Tom on 04/05/2012 • Permalink


Big Daddy Deluxe is hosting it’s 3rd annual ROCKABILLY RUMBLE

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 6pm-midnight
Huntington Moose Lodge

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631 Pulaski Rd.
Greenlawn, NY (631) 757-2777
3rd Annual Rockabilly Rumble
Multi-band event, featuring vendors, contests, food..

Not a SDLI event, but fun nevertheless.

Venue: Huntington Moose Lodge

Huntington Moose Lodge

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631 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703
(631) 757-2777

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, Apr 17, 2012 • Trever Davison Trio at SDLI Dance this Tuesday • SDLI

Posted by Tom on 04/16/2012 • Permalink


Nominated by “Dan’s Papers” for the best of best award several years running, for the best live entertainment and recommended by New York magazine annual “Weddings” edition, The Trevor Davison Orchestra has been a Hampton institution for over 16 years. Whether as an intimate jazz quartet or a full 17 piece swing band, we will help make sure your affair is indeed, a memorable occasion.

Led by the vocal styling of Allyson Davison, The Trevor Davison Orchestra and wedding band has been steadfast in reviving the Big Band era, here on Long Island and NYC, while performing a mix of swing, jazz and contemporary dance music.

Founder and band leader, Trevor Davison, has seen sellout weeks in advance for the widely acclaimed big band nights at the very posh Inn and Spa at East Wind in Wading River, NY. People travel from as far as Manhattan for the opportunity to dance the night away to the classic and contemporary sounds of this talented orchestra.
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Join us for a night of dancing to a variety of swing songs plus a few ballroom dances for good measure.  Beginner lesson at 7:30PM and dancing starting at 8:00 PM. The Moose Lodge has a fabulous, HUGE 1000 square foot dance floor & plenty of tables to relax and chat.  Moose Lodge membership required to purchase alcoholic beverages at the bar! 

Band: Trevor Davison Trio

Nominated by “Dan’s Papers” for the best of best award several years running, for the best live entertainment and recommended by New York magazine annual “Weddings” edition, The Trevor Davison Orchestra has been a Hampton institution for over 16 years. Whether as an intimate jazz quartet or a full 17 piece swing band, we will help make sure your affair is indeed, a memorable occasion.

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Led by the vocal styling of Allyson Davison, The Trevor Davison Orchestra and wedding band has been steadfast in reviving the Big Band era, here on Long Island and NYC, while performing a mix of swing, jazz and contemporary dance music.

Founder and band leader, Trevor Davison, has seen sellout weeks in advance for the widely acclaimed big band nights at the very posh Inn and Spa at East Wind in Wading River, NY. People travel from as far as Manhattan for the opportunity to dance the night away to the classic and contemporary sounds of this talented orchestra.

Venue: Huntington Moose Lodge

Huntington Moose Lodge

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631 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703
(631) 757-2777

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

Sunday, Apr 22, 2012 • Hot Sardines return to the NYSDS Sunday April 22nd • NYSDS

Posted by Tom on 04/16/2012 • Permalink


New York Swing Dance Society

The Hot Sardines return to the NYSDS Sunday April 22nd!

Grammy Award for Vince Giordano and 2 Emmys for Dawn Hampton!

A note from Margaret, president of NYSDS-

I would like to announce two wonderful awards for excellence have been given to lifelong friends and contributors to the New York Swing Dance Society, Vince Giordano and Dawn Hampton, and they deserve our heartfelt congratulations. We are thrilled for them and they couldn’t be more deserving of these prestigious awards!
In order of awards received:

First I would like to congratulate Vince Giordano, and his Nighthawks, who have played for our NYSDS dances from the early days of the Cat Club and still recently at St Jean’s, for his Grammy Award.
“Grammy Award Winner! Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks won a Grammy at the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Compilation Soundtrack for their CD “Boardwalk Empire Volume 1 - music from the HBO original series.”

Secondly, I would like to congratulate our loyal friend and consummate performer, and now author, who had been a supporter of the NYSDS since the initial days of the Cat Club as well, Dawn Hampton! The PBS video about her family band,"The Unforgettable Hampton Family” has WON TWO EMMYS in New York!! Congratulations Dawn!

Our Exciting Spring Line Up - all on Sundays!

Sunday April 22
the return of the great fun band, hot form Lincoln Center: The Hot Sardines this time with tap dancer Eddy “The Kid” Francisco
DJ –Voon
Teacher: Ben Rich

Sunday May 13
NYSDS 27th Anniversary and nycBABBLE.com dance weekend
Gerard Carelli Orchestra
special guest DJ Dawn Hampton!
Teacher: Jun Maruta

Sunday June 3
George Gee Orchestra and EmpireCitySwing.com dance Weekend
DJ: Michael Gamble


St Jean Baptiste Church - lower level to the left, 184 E 76th Street at Lexington Ave.

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St. Jean Baptiste Church has a beautiful floor, is right by the #6 subway at Lexington Avenue and 77th Street. Beer and wine are available. Doors open at 7 pm. Unless otherwise noted, a lesson will be offered from 7-8 pm. The band plays from 8-12. General Admission is $18; Students (with photo ID) and Seniors - $14. There is a place to hang your coats, but there is no formal coat check at this time. The New York Swing Dance Society (NYSDS) is a not-for-profit arts organization, in its 26th year, dedicated to the revival and promotion of Swing Dance to live and recorded Big Band music. The NYSDS is organized under the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Margaret Batiuchok, President and Co-Founder

Pre-recorded Dance Schedule & Voice Mail 212-NY-NYSDS (212-696-9737). To join our e-mail list, contact . For more information, visit our website at http://www.nysds.org.

Schedule subject to change

Organizer: New York Swing Dance Society (NYSDS)

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Website: http://www.nysds.org/
Information: 212-NY-NYSDS

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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 • Yet another Swing Dance • SDLI

Posted by Tom on 04/05/2012 • Permalink


At 8PM our DJs will be playing some of their great swing dance tunes. A few ballroom dances will be in the mix as well.

The Moose Lodge has a fabulous, HUGE 1000 square foot dance floor & plenty of tables to relax and chat.

No partner is needed and beginners are welcome.

Band: DJ Music

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

Venue: Huntington Moose Lodge

Huntington Moose Lodge

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631 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703
(631) 757-2777

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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