Friday, Sep 19, 2008 • Swallowtail 30th Anniversary Celebration Contra and Square Dance Weekend • Not a SDLI Event

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30th Anniversary Celebration
Contra and Square Dance Weekend
September 19-21, 2008
Swallowtail is hosting a weekend of music and dance celebrating three decades of making music
together. From the start, Swallowtail has helped inject new energy and sounds into New England
contradance music. Swallowtail will be joined by two other great bands with whom it has
strong ties — Wild Asparagus and Elixir.
• Ron Grosslein ~ fiddle and mandolin
• David Cantieni ~ flute, saxophone, whistle, bombarde and foot percussion
• George Marshall ~ concertina, bodhran, and calling
• Timm Triplet ~ piano
• Tim Van Egmond ~ hammered dulcimer and calling
•Nils Fredland ~ trombone, calling
•Ethan Hazzard-Watkins ~ fiddle
• Jesse Hazzard-Watkins ~ trumpet
• Anna Patton ~ clarinet
• Owen Morrison ~ guitar, feet
Wild Asparagus
• Becky Tracy ~ fiddle
• David Cantieni ~ flute, saxophone, whistle and bombarde
• Ann Percival ~ piano, guitar, ukulele and vocals
• George Marshall ~ concertina, bodhran and calling
• Mark Murphy ~ bass
Please join us to help celebrate and dance the weekend away. Be part of the history!
Nestled in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts, Camp Becket is the
birthplace of the “Becket” formation. We have chosen this site not only for its lovely setting but
also for its wonderful dance hall. To find out more about the facility please visit the Camp Becket
web site: Lodging is in comfortable, rustic, four to eight
person cabins with built in bunks (no plumbing or electricity in cabins) which are grouped in
“villages” around modern bath/shower houses. For more information visit the
website, email or call 413-575-6283.
Cost: $249 per person. Includes dance program, lodging at Camp Becket and 6 meals Friday dinner through
Sunday lunch. To register please fill out the form below and mail with your check or money order to:
Swallowtail • PO Box 602 • Belchertown, MA 01007
Name(s )____________________________________________________________________________________
Address ____________________________________________________________________________________
City ___________________________________________ State _________________Zip __________________
Home Phone _______________________________Work/Cell Phone __________________________________
Email address (for each person registering) _________________________________________________________
Housing preference: ___ Men only cabin ___ Women only cabin ___ Mixed cabin
Food preference: ___ Omnivore ___ No red meat ___ Vegetarian
___ Can offer a ride to camp ___ Needs ride to camp.
Cancellation policy: before August 1st full refund, from August 2 to August 18 $25 cancellation fee, after August 19 no refund.

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.

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