Did you know that Eight to the Bar is on Pandora? Add us to your favorite station or create an Eight to the Bar station on Pandora. You'll hear lots of good music by other bands as well as ours-- and it's free! www.pandora.com
BIG NEWS! Here's a few videos from one of our concerts in the Republic of Georgia (city of Kutaisi, 8/22/11). We were invited to perform by the U.S. Embassy located there and it's been the experience of a lifetime!
We've just been named "Best Live Band 2013" by Hartford Magazine! (as well as "Best Live Band 2010" by Hartford Magazine, and "Best
Band 2008" by Connecticut Magazine (view video!)
and "Best Jazz Band" in the 2008 Hartford Advocate Readers
Poll! (as well as being named "Best Old School R&B/Swing
Band" in the
2007 Hartford Advocate Readers Poll,"Best Vocal Group 2007", "Best Vocal
Group 2006", & "Best Dance Band 2005" by Connecticut Magazine!)
We're on TV! Check us out on Channel 8's "CT Style", which aired on
THIS WEEK'S PUBLIC SHOWS:
W.Hartford Town Hall
50 So.Main St.
8:30-11:30 (after free swing dance lesson)
W. Hartford, CT
Come join us at CT's biggest and best swing dance! Huge wooden dance floor, big stage, large, beautiful building, plenty of lot parking, always hundreds of people in attendance, dance demos during the breaks, very welcoming atmosphere. It's always a big event for us to play here and we really look forward to it! www.havetodance.com/hartfordswing
Dear Fans: Need some hip vintage
clothes for your next swing dance?
Check out my baby sister
(and former ETTB lead singer)
Todd Lyon's store, FASHIONISTA,
AT THEIR BEAUTIFUL LOCATION ON THE CORNER OF TRUMBULL ST. & WHITNEY
AVE. New Haven, CT
Want to know more about us? Our 38-year history can be summed up in this wonderful article by Rona Mann in Ink Magazine.
We think itís the best piece of writing about us thatís ever been done. Check it out..
Our new CD, "The Romper Room" (our 11th) is HERE and is
getting great critical reviews and being played nationwide! Be
the first one on your block to get it!
Looking for something to do? Check out our favorite new website, www.ctoutandabout.com,"The Ultimate Guide to Everything Happening in Connecticut". Arts, Entertainment, Fairs, Dining, Music. You name it, Ed's (Ed Bartlett) got it and he adds more every day!
Don't miss these special upcoming public shows!
Keep scrolling down! More
details in "Show Dates".
For a complete listing of our shows, both public and
private see "Show Dates".
La Roue Elayne at Cobbs Mill Inn
12 Old Mill Rd.
Come get in the holiday spirit with us as we return to this beautiful restaurant with the fabulous food downstairs and the dancing (on a large wooden dance floor) upstairs! Scenically located on a river with a huge waterfall! Spend a fun evening with us! www.cobbsmillinn.com
Swing Dance at Club 412!
412 8th Ave.(near Penn Station)
New York, NY
Free dance lesson at 7pm
Dancing begins 8pm-12 with ETTB + 2 djs in 2 other rooms! Nonstop music on 3 dance floors! Only $15 before 9pm $18 after 9pm. Don't miss this rare NYC area appearance! 212-244-0011 www.youshouldbedancing.net
184 Rte 81
Come to this friendly bar and have some delicious food, some drinks, and then dance to our music on their large dance floor. June and her staff always make everyone feel really welcome!
NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA!
Newport Grand Casino
150 Admiral Kalbfus Rd.
We're back at the fabulous INFINITY HALL! 20 West Greenwoods Rd. (rte 44) 8-10:30
Remember when live music RULED? Well, at Infinity Hall it still does! Come to Connecticut's finest music hall, a place dedicated to live music. You can see it everywhere, from the amazing photos of musicical icons like Aretha Franklin and Bonnie Rait that decorate the walls to the state of the art sound system, or the lovingly restored decor of this beautiful historic theater. When we play here we get a sense of love and fulfillment from the audience that we don't find anywhere else. This time we'll be bringing you some new tunes as we wrap up our 12th CD which will be out this summer. Whether you want to sit and listen to the music or dance, there is both concert seating and a shining wooden dance floor. Start off the night with a special gourmet meal from the award-winning chef at their gorgeous bistro, then head upstairs to our music. Beat the post-holiday "blahs" with a wonderful night at Infinity Hall! If you've never been here, you're missing out on Connecticut's shining jewel! 860-542-5531 www.infinityhall.com
ETTB On-line Store!
For years, you've been asking us to put out T-shirts, hats, mugs, etc. Well
finally hooked up with CafePress.com and we now have our own internet store!
You can buy all kinds of products- and they make great holiday gifts for the
ETTB fans in your life!
Simply go to www.cafeshops.com/eighttotheba
and look at the array of items you can buy with our image on it!
Lyon Wants to Marry You!
Former ETTB lead singer Todd Lyon is now a Justice of the Peace, State of
specializing in personalized vows and unconventional ceremonies. Creative
can contact her at
Ways to Read Your Lover Yes, there really are 50 ways to spy
on your loved one's soul, including palmistry,
tea leaves, handwriting analysis, Chinese astrology, interactive quizzes,
and more. Todd Lyon, former ETTB female vocalist, guides you through the
of romance with her newest book, 50 WAYS TO READ YOUR LOVER (Fireside). Look
for it at your local book store, or buy it on