Roaring Twenties Jazz Age - Great Gatsby - Two Guys Dance Swing Dancing Governors Island NY 2009





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Uploaded on Jun 10, 2009

Date: June 7 2009. Venue: Governor's Island, NY.

Event: 4th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. Featuring Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra.

Dance Clip featuring Joe McGlynn & Voon.
Filmed by Andrew Adachi.

Joe McGlynn is an accomplished swing dancer who has wowed with his equally impressive and lovely dance partner and wife, Heidi Rosenau.

They were champions of the Swinging New England 2008 Balboa Strictly Swing division, and came in second and third respectively in the Balboa Jack & Jill - Open category.

They both placed third in the Strictly Open Balboa category for the 2008 American Lindy Hop Championships (ALHC).

as excerpted from www.dreamlandorchestra.com


SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JUNE 6th and 7th, 2009
11:00 AM to 5 PM

Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra invites you to join us on this hidden gem just off the southeastern tip of Manhattan, nestled in the heart of majestic New York Harbo for a truly Gatsby affair.

Widely anticipated by flappers, sporting gents and tiny tots alike, this event has been featured annually by The New York Times and the Sartorialist.

* Vintage 78 records spun on 1920s Victor Credenza phonograph machine by Matthew Hinson
* 1920s Motorcar Exhibition
* Vintage clothing dealers and boutique milliners
* Tug O War
* Parade Of Hats
* Pie Recipe Contest

The State of New York has cut funding for programming. This means the costs to cover the band, stage, dance floor, and all other expenses will not be provided by the state this year, and will depend on private donations. If you would like to contribute please email michael@dreamlandorchestra.com.

The next fabulous weekend this is being hosted is on Sept. 12 and 13, 2009. SET YOUR CALENDARS! Don't Miss It!


Governors Island Ferry
10 South Street, in lower Manhattan
Just northeast of the Staten Island Ferry
1 or R train to Whitehall Street

More Info On The Band:

Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra is an ensemble steeped in the hot-dance band tradition of the Jazz Age. Their size ranges from a full dance orchestra to smaller incarnations. They play their "Hot-and-Sweet" music anywhere that fine and eclectic tastes meet.


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