Eight to the Bar

Dear Fans: We won "Runner Up for Best Overall Band or Artist in the CT Now Hartford 2019 Readers' Poll"! Thank you so much for voting for us again!

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

SEPTEMBER


Fri 9/20 Moseley’s “Super Singles & Couples" (classic Motown, some Blues, some Swing, & Ballroom) Dance at Moseley's on the Charles  50 Bridge St  Rte 109  Dedham, MA  8-9: DJ; 9-12: ETTB. Pizza Buffet at 8:30, cash bar, door prizes. Huge club, huge turnout!  www.supersinglesdance.com 
 

Sat, 9/21 Gala at Florence Griswold Museum  (private) 6-11 Old Lyme, CT

Sat 9/28 “Dance Party” (ballroom & swing) at Arthur Murray Dance Studio 30 Wintonbury Mall    8-11 Bloomfield, CT  Purchase tix in advance, $25 cash or check to Matt Berryman. Space is limited! Contact via matt.amdancebloomfield@yahoo.com or Matt BAM Berryman on Facebook 7:15 swing class. Light refreshments provided.

OCTOBER

Fri 10/4  First Friday Swing Dance   West Hartford Town Hall  50 So. Main St. 8:30-11:30  West Hartford, CT  7:30-8:30: Beginner-friendly free (w/price of admission) swing dance lesson followed by band from 8:30-11:30. www.hcdance.org.  Huge wooden dance floor, plenty of free lot parking, no partner necessary.

Sat 10/5 Special Event- Got2Lindy’s 15th Anniversary Swing Blast! White Eagle Benevolent Society Inc 487 Delaware Ave. Free (w/price of admission) Beginner swing dance lesson: 7:30; ETTB: 8-10:30   Kingston, NY Hosted by Got2Lindy Dance Studios! No partner needed. $20 admission. www.got2lindy.com

Fri 10/11 Parrott Delaney Tavern (mostly Motown) 37 Greenwoods Rd. 8-11    New Hartford, CT  This historic building (formerly the Ovation Guitar Factory) has loads of brick ambience & lots of rooms. Have a delicious dinner & drinks, then dance the night away to our music! $5 cover 860-379-0188 parrottdelaneytavern.com

Sat 10/19  Private 5-11pm Orange, CT

Sun 10/20 Swing Dance at Leominster Elks 134 No. Main St, Leominster, MA  Beginner-friendly swing dance lesson at 6:45 free w/price of admission, ETTB at 7:30.  Cash bar. www.dance2swing.com    Large, shiny wooden dance floor, cash bar, wonderful host/teacher/DJ Alan Cormier. We love playing here ! 

Sat 10/26 USO Show (private) 8-11               Shelton, CT

NOVEMBER

Sat 11/2  The Knickerbocker Music Center (swing, blues, & some Motown)  (formerly the Knickerbocker Café) 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly RI 8:15-11  Eat, drink, & dance on their beautiful wooden dance floor. This is a club that supports live music! $12pp 401-315-5070   www.knickmusic.com

Fri 11/8  Maple Tree (mostly Motown) 781 Hopmeadow St. 8:30-12 860-651-1297 Simsbury, CT www.mapletreecafe.com.  We’ve played here for years at this wonderful, fun restaurant/bar with the large dance floor and we can’t wait to come back! Please come out and support us!


Sat 11/9 Jacob’s Pillow (new gig!) “Pillow Party: Ballroom” 358 George Carter Rd. 8-11  Becket, MA 413-243-0745. Enjoy a night of ballroom dancing to our music at this very special, cool venue!

Fri 11/15  WARM Center’s Pre-Holidays Bash” at the Windjammer  7-10 Misquamicut, RI 
Doors will open at 6:00p.m There will be a silent auction, raffles, food and lots of dancing!! This is sure to be the event of the season and a great way to WARM up to the holiday season! Tix are $25pp and you can buy them by clicking on this Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1127108080818114/ This will take you to the Event and then click on the link where it says “Tickets”.


Sat 11/16  Singles Dance-OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  Hiberian Club 151 Watertown St. 8-11  Watertown, MA. Large dance floor, ample free parking, cash bar. Admission $25 at door. Shrimp cocktail, pizza & deli sandwiches provided during band break. Spons. by Sitzundjibers (Singles Social Club) & Boston Premier Social Club (Meetup). Several Meet Up groups will attend.  Info:djpouliot@gmail.com