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SDLI 30 Year Anniversary Dinner Dance featuring The New Vintage Swing Band We are celebrating our 30 year anniversary this evening with a dinner dance. A beginner swing lesson will be given at 7:30PM to get you on the floor. At 8PM, Brian Lewis New Vintage Swing Band will be playing some of their great swing dance tunes. A few ballroom dances… Tom 05/21/19 0
Venessa Trouble and her Red Hot Swing Band Since their debut in 1995 to a crowd of more than four hundred Lindy hoppers, The Red Hot Swing have been thrilling audiences with their eclectic mix of jazz, jump blues, originals, and swing. The Red Hot Swing are Vanessa Trouble, lead vocals; Michael Hashim, tenor saxophone; Marty Bound, trumpet;… Tom 03/03/19 0
Playing Favorites Playing Favorites is a Long Island band that love what they do. Playing east coast swing, west coast swing and some latin favorites for people that love to dance. Come on down and dance while they Play your favorite tunes. Band Members: Brian Boker, Joe Antaki, Frank Miroddi, Bob Notto… Tom 09/17/18 0
Jerry Costanzo and His Gotham City Swingers Performing music from the Swing Era, to the Rat Pack Stylings of the 1950’s and 60’s Jerry has gained popularity among connoisseurs of jazz & swing, young and old. His interpretations of tunes from the “Great American Songbook” and legendary singers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Nat King… Tom 07/16/18 0
Long Island Swing Syndicate Long Island Swing Syndicate (LISS) aims to grow and enhance the swing dance community on Long Island.  Since 2015, they’ve offered weekly group classes, private lessons, workshops, and choreographed performances in all the Jazz Age and Big Band Era swing dances, including Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa, Smooth Swing, and vintage/vernacular… Tom 09/17/17 0
Lisa Sparkles Dance Studio Lisa Sparkles Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio 16 Berry Hill Rd Syosset, NY 11791 Tom 09/17/17 0
Fleur Seule Band with Allyson Biggs Fleur Seule – 1940s Jazz, Swing, Ballroom Music from Around the World Swing Era Music | Hollywood Glamour Fleur Seule is an authentic 1940s Jazz, Swing, & Ballroom band that plays hits from all around the world. Songbird/Bandleader Allyson Briggs sings in 7 languages. The band size ranges from 2-12… Tom 05/21/17 0
DJ Frankie Tom 02/02/17 0
Carol Callahan Fraser Website: http://liswingsyndicate.com/ Tom 01/08/17 0
Ellen McCreary At age 16, Ellen’s love of dance began when she went square dancing with her parents. She later studied Country Dancing which included Texas Two Step, Line Dancing, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Waltz and Cha Cha. From there she branched out into Ballroom Dancing.  She has been in two… Tom 01/08/17 0
Patti Panebianco Patti’s dynamic energy & charisma make her an electrifying teacher and performer! She is the recipient of over 25 professional titles in the international latin rising star and open categories and has won 1st place in the professional American Rhythm Category. She has choreographed and starred in a “Tribute to… Tom 01/07/17 0
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra (formerly known as “Crytzer’s Blue Rhythm Band") is a swinging big band performing the music of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. Their repertoire includes Crytzer’s transcriptions of famous and lesser known arrangements by artists like Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Chick… Tom 01/07/17 0
Americano Made up of three world traveled, music industry famous pros, Anthony BAMBINO, Claudio GALINSKI and Paul RANIERI as AMERICANO bring together great music with finger snapping, foot stomping tunes that borrows energy from the sound of vintage rock ‘n’ roll. Listening to them you want to Jump, Jive, and Wail,… Tom 01/07/17 0
City Rhythm Orchestra City Rhythm has been dazzling audiences for many years with a distinct style and sound that has been praised by audiences and critics in both their hometown of Philadelphia and around the world.  Their stellar horns, rockin’ rhythm section, great arrangements and versatile vocalists create extraordinary music. Under the direction… Tom 01/07/17 0
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks “The premier barroom troubador of Eastern Long Island. That includes Montauk, the Hamptons on up to Riverhead and any town with an Indian name!”—Josh Alan Friedman. GENE CASEY formed the Lone Sharks having moved to Long Island’s East End in 1988, having received his baptism performing in the NYC /… Tom 01/07/17 0
SDLI Embroidered Apparel Stand out in a crowd! Let the world know you love to Swing Dance! Meet more dance friends! All embroidered products will be available from Lands End. We are offering the following design, which is able to be embroidered on a wide variety of Lands End’s products, including fleece jackets,… Tom 10/12/16 0
The Jazz Loft The Jazz Loft is a collection of Jazz history, a performance space, and a center for educational outreach located in historic Stony Brook, NY. The Jazz Loft 275 Christian Avenue Stony Brook, NY 11790 Phone: (631) 751-1895 Web: http://www.thejazzloft.org/ Note that Jazz Loft Parking is highlighted in red on the… Tom 08/08/16 0
Professor Cunningham and his Old School This popular New York based band performs the most swinging and grooving repertoire deeply steeped in the New Orleans tradition; from early jazz to early R&B in the aesthetic of Sidney Bechet, Fats Waller, Professor Longhair and even Fats Domino! Formed by in-demand reedman and vocalist Adrian Cunningham - Australian… Tom 01/18/16 0
SDLI DJ Buffet $10 Admission, includes ticket for hot buffet or beverage. Tom 01/11/16 0
Ed & Maria Urbat Phone: 631.974.4753 or 631.974.4756 Email:  urbat1@verizon.net Tom 10/27/13 0
Big Daddy Deluxe New York’s Hottest Rockabilly Band Rockabilly - Swing - Rock & Roll Members Don Caffey - (The golden voice of Elvis) - Vocals Jess Miller - Vocals Steve G. - Gretsch Guitar - Backing Vocals Frank A. aka. Big Daddy - Doghouse Double Bass Fiddle Chris Z. - Drums Website:… Tom 06/30/13 0
Suffolk Theater The Suffolk Theater has re-establish the cinema/ playhouse tradition in downtown. The last five years has been a fascinating restoration process of the Art Deco cinema space into a full- service performing arts center. The theater will be providing diverse programming for all ages, from live entertainment, music and plays… Tom 04/04/13 0
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… Tom 04/16/12 0
Tommy James & His Allstars Phone: 631.463.6413 Web: http://www.tjallstars.com/ Email: tom@tjallstars.com Tom 03/18/12 0
Lt. Jim and The Blue Saracens Lt. Jim & The Blue Saracens are New York City’s most unique jazz/swing ensemble, serving up an authentic and classic combination of original material and standards. Led by drummer “Lt. Jim” Petropoulos, featuring a crew of the hottest NYC area jazz musicians, and fronted by the uber-talented Jen Brooks, The… Tom 03/18/12 0
Solomon Douglas Trio Solomon Douglas is a jazz pianist and bandleader, whose various bands have played at more than fifty exchanges, camps, workshops, and other events in North America, Asia, and Australia in the past ten years. His experience as a swing dancer and dance instructor gives him an understanding unique among musicians… Tom 02/27/12 0
Huntington Moose Lodge 631 Pulaski Road Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703 (631) 757-2777 Tom 11/15/10 0
Mills Pond House Gallery Smithtown Township Arts Council Mills Pond House Gallery 660 Route 25A St.James, NY 11780 Phone: 631.862.6575 Tom 08/15/10 0
Blacksmith Tavern Blacksmith Tavern 197 Terry Road Smithtown, NY 11787 Website: http://blacksmithtavern.com Phone: 631-360-3900 Tom 04/01/10 0
Huntington Elks Located at 195 Main Street (NYS Route 25A) two blocks east of New York Avenue (NYS Route 110) before Hecksher Park. Huntington Elks, Lodge #1565 195 Main Street Huntington, NY 11743 Phone: 631-271-1565 Website: http://www.huntingtonelks.org/ E-mail: (Flyer: 3/7/2010) Tom 03/07/10 0
Molly Blooms Molly Blooms 43 East Main Street Smithtown, NY 11787 Tom 11/10/09 0
Pomodorino Ristorante Italiano 160 Adams Ave Hauppauge, NY 11788 Phone: 631-951-0026 Website: http://www.pomodorino.com Directions: LIE to exit 53 Wicks Road. Make left heading North 1 block and make a right on Motor Parkway heading east for 1/2 mile. Make a left on Adams Avenue heading North. Mulcahy’s Pub is located in the center… Tom 08/16/09 0
Butterfields Restaurant Butterfields Restaurant 661 Old Willets Path Hauppauge, NY 11788 Phone: (631) 851-1507 Website: http://www.butterfieldsrestaurant.biz Tom 08/16/09 0
Deer Park Community Center Deer Park Community Center 41 Homer Avenue, Deer Park N.Y. 11729 (631) 667-6665 Website: http://deerparkcommunitycenter.com/ Phone: (631) 667-6665 Tom 02/26/09 0
Gail Storm Band BOOGIE WOOGIE, TRADITIONAL BLUES, SWINGIN’ CLASSIC JAZZ STANDARDS, BALLADS AND MORE!: The Gail Storm Band does it all with Storm on keyboards and vocals AND her phenomenal sidemen-and women! Gail is a true performer as she reinterprets the classics and delivers the message directly to your dancing feet. Gaye Adegbalola… Tom 01/27/09 0
Saturday Band 2009 $15 General Admission, $13 Students with current ID, $10 SDLI Members Tom 10/29/08 0
Good Old Dance Band Mike Virostko and The Good Old Dance Band Come spend that “What shall I do” Saturday night with us. Mike Virostko and his live 15pc. swing band will have you dancing and singing along to some of your favorite songs from the 40’s and 50’s. Many familiar songs from “Your… Tom 09/22/08 0
The Buzzards From the Buzzards web site.... The Buzzards are a rockabilly band out of Long Island. Besides inciting riotous mayhem and general debauchery (not to mention occasional nudity), the Buzzards have performed at every rockabilly hot spot, including the Rodeo Bar in Manhattan and the Blue Comet just outside of Philly.… Tom 09/22/08 0
Central Park Stompers Since their debut in 1995, the Central Park Stompers have been thrilling audiences with their perfect blend of jazz and high-octane swing. Beginning at a club in Hartford, Connecticut to a crowd of more than four hundred lindy hoppers who remained on their feet the entire evening, it was clear… Tom 08/10/08 0
The Cangelosi Cards The Cangelosi Cards Tom 08/10/08 0
Free Tom 07/16/08 0
Huntington Arts Council, Inc. 2008 Summer Arts Festival 06/20/2008 Fri. Groove Collective 06/21/2008 Sat. Bob Westcott-OPENER 06/21/2008 Sat. Tom Paxton w/OPENER 06/22/2008 Sun. Marie Knight 06/24/2008 Tues. Robbi K 06/25/2008 Wed. Dance Theater Co. & The Red Hot Mamas 06/26/2008 Thurs. Huntington Men’s Chorus 06/27/2008 Fri. Terry Winchell - OPENER 06/27/2008 Fri. Buddy Merriam… Tom 07/06/08 0
Heckscher Park Huntington Village The Chapin Rainbow Stage is located in Heckscher Park, Huntington Village, NY 2 Prime Avenue Huntington, NY 11743 Cross Street: Route 25A (Main Street) Tom 07/06/08 0
DanceNet: Swing Dancing in and around Boston DanceNet is a great resource for locating Swing Dance events in the New England area and further. DanceNet includes local area clubs, organizations, venues and event calendar. Website: http://www.havetodance.com/ Tom 06/12/08 0
Bayard Cutting Arboretum Bayard Cutting Arboretum Located at: 440 Montauk Highway Great River, NY 11739 Website: http://www.bayardcuttingarboretum.com Phone: 631-581-1002 Tom 06/04/08 0
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… Tom 06/04/08 0
Islip Arts Council 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. This summer they have an expansive calendar of… Tom 06/02/08 0
New Vintage Swing Band Much like fine champagne, The New Vintage Orchestra bubbles with an unparalleled energy and charisma that is sure to keep dancers going all night. Formed by trumpeter Brian Lewis in August of 1992, the band puts forth an incredibly diverse range of musical talent. Featured is female vocalist Doris Anne… Tom 05/12/08 0
Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra is an ensemble steeped in the hot-dance band tradition of the Roaring Twenties. Their size ranges from a full 11-piece orchestra to smaller incarnations. They play their “Hot-and-Sweet” music anywhere that fine and eclectic tastes meet. The Dreamland Orchestra is authentic. Arenella transcribes by… Tom 02/14/08 0
Lady Luck and the Suicide Kings With infectious energy and superior musicianship Lady Luck and the Suicide Kings bring the best of Jazz, Swing and Blues to modern audiences, making the most standard of standards feel entirely new again. Not content to just mimic the sounds of yesteryear, this band embodies all the excitement and classic… Tom 02/10/08 0
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