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Friday, Jan 14, 2011 • LITMA/SDLI 6th Annual Contra Dance • SDLI

Posted by Gilles on 12/29/2010 • Permalink

Long Island Traditional Music Association (LITMA) and Swing Dance Long Island (SDLI) are teaming up for a Contra /Swing Dance once again featuring the Brooklyn Swing Ensemble.

Singles and beginners welcome! No partner necessary!

Dances include contras, swings and waltzes.  Swing dance lessons taught by John & Shannon

Door Prizes & Snacks / Refreshments. Please bring your favorite snack to share.

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Beginner Contra and Swing Lesson
During the Break - Intermediate Swing Lesson
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM General Dancing to live music

Band: Brooklyn Swing Ensemble



Sam Zygmuntowicz - fiddle, mandolin
Danny Elias - clarinet, dumbek
Bill Peek - piano, guitar, banjo
Joe DePaolo - percussion

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.


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.


General Admission: $15, LITMA/SDLI Members: $10, Students with ID: $8.
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