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:
Halloween Bash at Crabby Joe's!
141 Congamond Rd.
BATTLE OF THE SWING BANDS!
Armenian Cultural Center
47 Nichols Ave.
EIGHT TO THE BAR and THE LOVE DOGS
7:45-8:30: free (with price admission) swing dance lesson.
8:30-9:30: The Love Dogs
11-11:30: Both bands take the stage together and play one big extravaganza set together!
Read all about it at www.bostonswingdance.com
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 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".
179 Woodford St.
Put on by the Mainiac Swing Dance Society www.portcityswing.com
Donít miss this rare Maine appearance!
Donahue's Madison Beach Grille
1320 Boston Post Rd. 9:30-12:30 Madison CT 203-318-8362
This is our first time playing at this cool spot-nice stage and dance floor. Come down and have an excellent dinner, some drinks, then hit the dance floor with us! www.donahuesmadisonbeachgrille.com
Yantic River Inn
270 W. Town St.
Have dinner & dance to our music at this charming place!
781 Hopmeadow St.
A longtime favorite of ours-dance floor, 2 dining rooms, great food & drink, fun! www.mapletreecafe.com
West Cambridge Youth Center
680 Huron Ave
8-9: Free swing dance lesson (w/price of admission)
Big, shiny wooden dance floor!
Swingin' 88s Annual Thanksgiving Dance!
59 Brightridge Ave.
Doors:7pm followed by swing dance lesson (free w/price of admission)
This is a great annual event and every year it's packed! Work off all that Thanksgiving dinner! Pot luck supper. Bring something and eat something! Always fun! www.swingin88s.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