Eight to the Bar

 

 

JUNE 

Fri 6/16 Private              6-11:30                                               Goshen, CT    

Sat 6/17 Swing Dance for Shoreline Swing- E. Lyme Community Center   8-11 E. Lyme, CT Free lesson given with price of admission before we go on. Nice venue with plenty of free lot parking, large wooden dance floor, snacks and refreshments. Don't miss this rare shoreline area appearance! www.shorelineswingct.org

Sun 6/18 BRANFORD FEST!  Branford Town Green 12 noon-2pm after the road race! Branford, CT www.branfordfestival.com

Thur 6/22 Music & Dancing at the Towers! (mostly swing) 35 Ocean Rd. 7-10 Narragansett, RI If you've never been to the Towers you owe it to yourself to see this stunning historical stone tower that sits high above the water. The views are amazing and so is the place! Shiny wooden dance floor! 401-782-2597  www.thetowersri.com

Tue 6/27 Outdoor Show at Town Common (rain date Tues Aug 22)  29 Center St. 6:30-8 Burlington, MA

Thur 6/29 Outdoor Show    Mills Pond Park           6:30-8                             Canton, CT

Fri 6/30  The Office (mostly Motown) 35 Old State Rd. #67    8-12      Oxford, CT
Come have some drinks and rock the dance floor at this cozy, nicely decorated spot! 203-463-8455  NO COVER!

JULY (tentative- more dates to come)

Sun 7/2 Private 4-8 Narragansett, RI

Wed 7/5 Outdoor show- “Music at the Mansion” Wadsworth Mansion 421 Wadsworth St. 6:30-8:15 (rain date: Wed 8/2 ) Middletown, CT Pack a picnic dinner (or get something to eat from the local food truck), bring a blanket and enjoy a wonderful summer evening with us on the huge, beautiful lawn of this gorgeous mansion! Free admission. www.wadsworthmansion.com/public-events/ 860-347-1064

Thur 7/6 Outdoor show Lyme’s Senior Center 7-8 Old Lyme, CT

Fri 7/7 Owengo Beach & Tennis Club 40 Linden Ave 8-11 Branford, CT 203-48-3805 www.owenego.com Dine on the water (inside or out) and dance or choose the “band only– no dinner” option at this charming historic inn on Long Island Sound. Dinner reservations sell out quickly so don’t miss out!

Sat 7/8 Private 6-11 Waterbury, CT

Fri 7/14 The Knickerbocker (swing, blues & a little bit of Motown) 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly, RI  8:30-11:15 "Wonderful longtime supper club & cocktail lounge with a basic American menu & dancing to live roots music." 401-315-5070  www.knickmusic.com

Sat 7/15 Private 7:45-11:45 Norfolk, CT

Sun 7/16 “Summertime Swing with Eight to the Bar” at the fabulous Spiegeltent-located at the Fischer Center on campus of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Swing dance lessons prior to our show: 6:30-7:30 ETTB:7:30-10 www.fishercenter.bard.edu/spiegeltent/     Box office 845-758-6822

Tue 7/18 Oudoor Show—Rockwell Park 238 Jacobs St. 7-8:30 (rain date Wed 7/19) Bristol, CT860-584-6100 Come spend a nice summer evening at this beautiful, spacious park. We played here for the first time last summer and had a great time and a great turnout! Come join us!

Sat 7/22 Private (tentative) 6:30-8pm                                     New Preston, CT

AUGUST (tentative- more dates to come!)

Thur 8/3 Outdoor Show- Patriots Park      124 Lake St.     6:30-8:30     Coventry, CT
(rain date Tue 8/8)  Bring a blanket to this beautiful 175-acre park and spend a wonderful summer evening with us overlooking the lake! 860-742-4068 www.coventryrec.com

Sun 8/6 Charlestown Seafood Fest Ninigret Park (off rte 1)  2:30-4 Charlestown, RI 
All kinds of seafood, rides, arts & crafts, kite flying, continuous musical entertainment and more- a fantastic festival!  www.charlestownrichamber.com/seafoodfestival

Sat 8/12 Private                               8-12                                        Newport, RI

Wed 8/16 Outdoor Show at Elizabeth Park (Rain date Thur 8/17) 1561 Asylum Ave. 6:30-8 W. Hartford, CT http://elizabethparkct.org/concerts.html This park with its fabulous rose garden is probably one of the most stunning sights in all of Connecticut. There are thousands of people that flock to this event so be sure to get there early and bring a picnic dinner and a blanket or lawn chair— a very special event!