Eight to the Bar

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Thur 7/19 Outdoor Show at Masonicare at Chester Village 317 W. Main St. 6:30-8 Chester, CT

Fri 7/20 Swing Dance put on by Northshore Swing at Ipswich Town Hall 25 Green St. 8-11 Ipswich, MA  Our first time here. Please come out and support us!

Sat 7/21 Summerfest Gala 2018 ("Happy Days"-fifties theme) at Litchfield Community Center 6-10  (ETTB from 7-10) Litchfield, CT. Roll up your jeans, polish your saddle shoes, fluff up your poodle skirt, dust off your varsity jacket. It's time for Rockin' and Boppin' the Fabulous 50s! $85pp. Food includes: Village Restaurant, Tilden's Seafood. Dessert includes: Brits Brand.Starlight Bar includes: Litchfield Distillery.  www.thecommunitycenter.org   

Sun 7/22  Private        4-8m                   Narragansett, RI

Fri, 7/27 The Knickerbocker Music Center (formally the Knickerbocker Cafe) 35 Railroad Ave.  8:30-11:15  Westerly, RI 401-315-5070  $12. www.knickmusic.org This iconic supper club has hosted live music for the last several decades and it's the place where "roots music history was made".  Large wooden dance floor, delicious late night food menu, well-stocked bar and tons of ambience make this a great night out!

Sun 7/29  2nd Annual Music on the Farm Event (rain or shine).  1-6 PM (doors open at noon) ETTB from 2:45-4. Location: Indian Rock Nature Preserve (on the teaching farm there) 501 Wolcott Road, Bristol, CT. Advance Ticket Price (before 7/27/18): $35/pp for Tent Tickets; $25/pp for Lawn Tickets. Ticket Price (after 7/27/18) and at the Door:$40/pp for Tent Tickets; $30/pp for Lawn Tickets. 3 bands, food, and beverages. Wanda Houston & The HBH Band: jazz and blues, Eight to the Bar: swing and boogie, and Latanya Farrell: Motown. Beer & wine available. Please, no outside food, beverages or coolers allowed. 

August (partial- more dates to come!)

Fri 8/3 The Office (mostly Motown)  35 Old State Rd. 67     8-12 Oxford, CT 203-463-8455
www.facebook.com/TheOfficeBarOxford/  This intimate club features a room in the back with a nice dance floor where the band plays! Check it out! NO COVER!

Sun 8/5 Charlestown Seafood Fest - Ninigret Park (off rte 1)  2:30-4  Charlestown, RI
A huge, fantastic festival! "A gastronomic extravaganza of RI's best seafood, lobsters, steamers, chowder, fish & chips, lobster rolls, clam cakes, and a raw bar, as well as an array of all types of foods for every taste. A wide variety of arts and crafts on display, amusement rides, rock wall climbing, car show, midway entertainment, bungee jumping, kayak, overnight getaways,50/50, lobster raffle and more. Continuous entertainment and events." www.charlestownrichamber.com/seafoodfestival.html

Tues 8/7 Outdoor Show- on lawn of Southbury Training School 1461 So. Britain. Rd. 6:30-8:30 Southbury, CT If rain, show will be held indoors in the Pavilion (on the premises). Food & beveridges available for sale at the Gatehouse Cafe right behind the stage. We have played at this series for years and are thrilled to be coming back!

Thur 8/9 Outdoor Show on the lawn at Masonic Home 22 Masonic Ave.  6:15-7:45    Wallingford, CT If rain, show will be held indoors.

Fri 8/10 Private 8-12 Providence, RI

Sun 8/12  59th Annual Lebanon Country Fair (Center Stage) 122 Mack Rd.  4-5:30 Lebanon, CT. Come join us at this wonderful country fair with something for everyone: rides, food, contests, livestock, crafts, live entertainment, fun! www.lebanoncountryfair.org

Thur 8/16 Outdoor Show     Henry Park RAIN OR SHINE  120 South St.   7-9   Vernon, CT If rain, show will be moved at 26 Park Place (former Senior Center, next to Town Hall). 

Sun 8/19 Eight to the Bar Quartet at Roger's Folly- Rooftop dancing!  7:30-10  Beacon, NY  

Fri 8/24 Swing Dance at Amarante's Sea Cliff        62 Cove St        7:30-11 New Haven, CT  203-467-2531 www.amarantesseacliff.com   Shiny wooden dance floor, spacious, beautiful venue on the Sound! $12 Admission, cash bar and reasonably priced apps available for sale.

Sat 8/25 Private                  evening                                                  New Preston, CT

Fri 8/31 Outdoor Show - Morris Town Beach Pavilion  4-6 or 5-7 (to be determined)   Morris,  CT       Rain Date: Sun 9/2

September (partial- more dates to come)

Sat 9/1 Private 5-10  Wethersfield, CT

Mon 9/3 Labor Day Blast at Captain's Cove 1 Bostwick Ave. 3:30-7 Bridgeport, CT Call first if weather is iffy; sometimes they have the show indoors.  203-335-1433 www.captainscoveseaport.com

Fri 9/7 Moseley's                                                Dedham, MA

Sat 9/22 Mum Fest 1:30-2:30                              Bristol, CT

Sat 9/22 Private     Florence Griswold Museum 8-11 Old Lyme, CT

Sun 9/23 Private     2:30-5                                      Southington, CT

Fri 9/28 Private      8:30-11:30                              New York, NY

Sun 9/30  Gig honoring the late Cheryl Scott (w/other bands) at Parrott Delaney Tavern 1-5          New Hartford, CT