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The Long Island Traditional Music Association

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Contra / Swing dance


10th Annual Contra/Swing Dance

Friday, May 8, 2015

Long Island Traditional Music Association (LITMA) and Swing Dance Long Island (SDLI) are teaming up for a Contra /Swing Dance once again! Singles and beginners welcome! No partner necessary!

Dances include contras, swings and waltzes.

Traditional Music by: The LITMA Orchestra

Swing Music by: DJ Lil Deb

Caller / Contra Dance Instructor — Chart Guthrie of LITMA

Swing Dance Lessons with Ed & Maria of SDLI

  • 7:15 — 7:45 PM Beginner Swing Dance Lesson
  • 7:45 — 8:00 PM Beginner Contra Dance Lesson
  • 8:00 — 11:00 PM Dancing

Door Prizes/Refreshments. Please bring your favorite dish/dessert/snack to share.


  • General Admission — $14
  • LITMA / SDLI Members — $10
  • Students — $7

Location: Brush Barn
211 Middle Country Road
Smithtown NY 11787

For More Information Call Chart (631) 369-7854 or SDLI (631) 476-3707


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Dan Perl and The Huntingtones

Friday, June 12th

At the Brush Barn
211 Middle Country Road
Smithtown NY 11787

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