Tuesday, Sep 18, 2007 • Dancing to the Blue Vipers • SDLI
Swing dance to the great music of The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn. Everyone had a great time the last time they played for us.
Beginner dance lessons start at 8:00 PM with dancing to the Blue Vipers between 8:30 PM & 11:00 PM. We meet at Brennans Irish Pub, 546 Route 111, Hauppauge, NY.
East Coast swing dance instructors: John & Shannon
[ATTENTION: All SDLI Board members - there will be a board meeting at 7:00PM]
Band: The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn are an acoustic Dixieland, early swing, gospel and blues band, composed of resonator guitar/vocals, trumpet, homemade washboard percussion, upright bass, with the occasional addition of violin/fiddle & tenor saxophone.
Their repertoire of witty songs with moving yet often bawdy lyrics and catchy 4 part vocal harmony always draw large crowds.
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn recently won a nationally televised contest called “Subway Idol,” which was a month long feature on FOX’s “The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet” where they had the privilege of performing live on four separate occasions. As the winners the band will be recording their next album at Quad studios in conjunction with the legendary Hit Factory recording studios in New York City.
Some of their more notable performances include The 2006 “Lincoln Center Out Of Doors Roots of American Music Festival,” The 2006 “Peace Boat Music Festival” at the United Nations in New York City, winning a Battle of The Bands competition hosted by goswingdancing.com against Joe Battaglia & The New York Big Band in May 2007 and a huge swing party at SOL in New York City hosted by Swing Remix in June 2007.
The Blue Vipers are Billy Nemec-guitar/vocals, Chris Pistorino-upright bass, David Langlois-washboard percussion, Sam Hoyt-trumpet.
Venue: Brennan’s Irish PubBrennans Irish Pub
Brennans Irish Pub 546 Route 111, Hauppauge, NY. 631-979-7855
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.
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.