Eight to the Bar

Dear Fans: Thanks for voting us "Best Overall Band" in the CT Now Hartford 2018 Readers' Poll!

JANUARY 

Fri 1/4  The Knickerbocker Music Center (swing, blues, and some Motown) 35 Railroad Ave. 8:15-11 Westerly, RI 401-315-5070 www.knickmusic.com  Warm, friendly atmosphere, large wooden dance floor, reasonably priced food & drinks, a place where live music is appreciated!

Sat 1/12 Swing Dance at Amarante’s Sea Cliff     62 Cove St.   New Haven, CT
Basic swing dance lesson from 7:00-7:30 FREE with admission followed by band from 7:30-11  CT 203-467-2531 
More info: Jesse Meucci, “Event Producer”  860-995-0007 jesmeucci@gmail.com 
Shiny wooden dance floor, beautiful venue on the Sound! $12 pp, cash bar & reasonably priced appetizers.  www.amarantesseacliff.com  Let’s get another huge turnout like we did last summer!

V A C A T I O N– S U N D A Y, 1/20- S U N D A Y,  1/27

FEBRUARY (partial- more dates to come)

Fri 2/1 “First Friday” at New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington St. 5:30-8pm New Britain, CT Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, live music & a good-sized dance floor in an artistic setting make this a unique, great event!  nbmaa.org

Sat 2/2 Shoreline Arts Alliance presents Mardi Gras Fundraiser at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa 2 Bridge St., 6-11  Old Saybrook, CT  Event benefits Shoreline Arts Alliance's programs, arts advocacy, and educational outreach. Mardi Gras Rat Pack Style features music from Eight to the Bar, delicious food, complimentary libations, a silent and live auction, and a Mardi Gras Parade! Tickets: $150 + up. 203-453-3890 www.shorelinearts.org

Fri 2/8 Valentine’s Swing Dance at Vinnie’s Jump and Jive  424 Main St.  8:30-11:30
Middletown, CT  860-347-6971 Ext. 3777 www.vinniesjumpandjive.com

Saturday, 2/9   Swing Dance put on by Swing City W. Cambridge Youth Center  680 Huron Ave.  9-12 Cambridge, MA  Huge, beautiful, wooden dance floor, free lot parking, free (w/price of admission) swing dance lesson right before we go, Boston's best place to swing dance! www.swingcityboston.com

Fri 2/22 Swing Dance Swing dance put on by Hudson Valley Community Dances– at Poughkeepsie tennis club 135 So. Hamilton, St   8:30-11:30  Poughkeepsie, NY  Large wooden dance floor, loads of congenial people. Don’t miss this rare Poughkeepsie area appearance!   www.hudsonvalleydance.org