Eight to the Bar

AUGUST 

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!

Tues 8/22 Outdoor Show at the Town Common under Gazebo 29 Center St.  6:30-8 Burlington, MA (rescheduled from rained out Tues June 27) Please come out and support us at our first area appearance!

SEPTEMBER (tentative- more dates to come)

Sat 9/2 Private                    8-12                                Woodstock, CT

Mon 9/4 Labor Day Blowout at Captain's Cove! 1 Bostwick Ave. 3:30-7pm Bridgeport, CT
203-335-1433 www.captainscoveseaport.com  Join the hundreds of dancers who show up to dance on CT's largest deck! If weather is bad, band plays indoors in their huge club. Food, drink, and fun on the harbor! No cover, bring the kids, see the boats, walk the boardwalk!

Fri 9/8 First Friday Swing Dance W. Hartford Town Hall 50 So. Main St.  W. Hartford, CT 7:30-8:30: Beginner-friendly free (w/price of admission) swing dance lesson followed by band from 8:30-1130. Huge wooden dance floor, plenty of free lot parking, no partner necessary, nice people, snacks, fun! www.hcdance.org

Sun 9/10   40th Annual Norwalk Oyster Festival-Veterans Park- Main Stage 5-7 pm Norwalk, CT  www.seaport.org/Oyster-festival This is a biggie, folks! A huge, epic, 3-day festival that features entertainment, seafood, games, rides, everything a huge festival should have. We are thrilled to be going back there for the first time since 1993!

Fri 9/15 The Knickerbocker! (swing, blues & some Motown) 35 Railroad Ave.  8:30-11:15 Westerly, Ri 401-315-5070 www.knickmusic.com  Large, shiny wooden dance floor, great new late night menu, full bar, cool decor-- a longtime iconic hot spot, where "roots music history was made."

Sat 9/23 Private                 evening                                 Old Lyme, CT

Thur 9/28 Concert at Southington Library    255 Main St.  7-8:30   Southington, CT
860-628-0947