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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

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!)
"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 5/4!


Thur 7/24
Outdoor Show
"July Summer Concert Series"
Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
Main Stage
105 Atlantic Ave.
Boston, MA
(rain date Thur 8/7)
Please note: we do not play any "music from New Orleans" despite what the music description in the listing says.
Free Show! Don't miss this rare Boston area appearance!

Fri 7/25
We're back at the Knickerbocker!
(swing & blues)
35 Railroad Ave.
Westerly, RI
the knickerbockercafe.com
RI's iconic longtime hotspot- late night food, large wooden dance floor, beautiful bar with great cocktails!

Sat 7/26
Mike's Blue Collar Bar
(mostly Motown)
428 So. Cherry St.
Wallingford, CT
Large, beautiful club! Don't miss it.

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,
New Haven, CT
www.fashionista-vintage-v ariety.com (see below)

Check out Fashionista on YouTube
What's New!

Our Story
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".

Wed 7/31
Outdoor Show
Patriot Park
124 Lake St.
Coventry, CT
rain date: Tues, Aug 5

ETTB On-line Store!
For years, you've been asking us to put out T-shirts, hats, mugs, etc. Well we've 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 r and look at the array of items you can buy with our image on it!

T odd Lyon Wants to Marry You!
Former ETTB lead singer Todd Lyon is now a Justice of the Peace, State of Connecticut, specializing in personalized vows and unconventional ceremonies. Creative couples can contact her at cowardlylyon@gmail.com.

Fifty 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 secret languages 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 Amazon.com.

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