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 video 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 Band 2014 in the Hartford Magazine Readers' Poll"! (as well as "Best Live Band 2013" by Hartford Magazine, "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:
124 Lake St.
rain date: Tues, Aug 5
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 39-year history can be summed up in this wonderful article by Rona Mann in Ink Magazine.
We think it’s the best piece of writing about us that’s 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 Luna (mostly Motown)
9 White Hall Ave.
Charlestown Seafood Festival
(off rte 1)
Charlestown, RI www.charlestownrichamber.com
3 days of fantastic seafood, entertainment, rides, & more!
134 N. Main St.
(after beginner-friendly swing dance lesson free /w price of admission)
Cash bar, free lot parking, big wooden dance floor. www.dance2swing.com
Owenego Beach & Tennis Club
(Open to Public!)
40 Linden Ave.
Waterfront dining (outside or in- your choice), then dancing! “Dinner & band" or "band only" option. Make your reservations early as event sells out. www.owenego.com
Splash Patio (mostly Motown)
260 So. Compo Rd.
Outside on deck
This show is weather-dependent so please call first if the weather is “iffy”.
Swing Dancing at the amazing "Spiegeltent" on campus of Bard College
Swing dance lessons: 6:15
The Spiegeltent is a huge, mirrored, glittering circular tent that travels around the world and spends the summer on the Bard College campus. You have to see pictures of its gorgeously unique interior to believe it. Plunge yourself into the world of the exotic and spend a fun night of dinner and dancing with us there!
Jonathan Edwards Winery
Chester Main Rd.
No. Stonington, CT
Event benefits a nonprofit organization called "Sails Up for Cancer"
Spend a summer night under a large tent enjoying food, wine, and our music while helping a good cause! www.su4c.com
Picturesque country fair!
Launched in 1877, this picturesque country fair is like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Rides, live entertainment, all kinds of livestock, tractor pulls, crafts, & more! www.chesterfair.com
Masonic Home (public)
W. Cambridge Youth Center
680 Huron Ave.
Huge, beautiful wooden dance floor, snacks, loads of people! www.swingcityboston.com
Crabby Joe’s (mostly Motown)
141 Congamond Rd
outdoors on deck
This is our first time playing here. Please come out & support us!
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