Eight to the Bar

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FEBRUARY (partial- more dates to come)

Fri 2/1 “First Friday” at New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington St. 5:30-8pm New Britain, CT Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, live music & a good-sized dance floor in an artistic setting make this a unique, great event!  nbmaa.org

Sat 2/2 Shoreline Arts Alliance presents Mardi Gras Fundraiser at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa 2 Bridge St., 6-11  Old Saybrook, CT  Event benefits Shoreline Arts Alliance's programs, arts advocacy, and educational outreach. Mardi Gras Rat Pack Style features music from Eight to the Bar, delicious food, complimentary libations, a silent and live auction, and a Mardi Gras Parade! Tickets: $150 + up. 203-453-3890 www.shorelinearts.org

Fri 2/8 Valentine’s Swing Dance at Vinnie’s Jump and Jive  424 Main St.  8:30-11:30 
Middletown, CT  860-347-6971 Ext. 3777 www.vinniesjumpandjive.com

Sat 2/9   Swing Dance put on by Swing City W. Cambridge Youth Center  680 Huron Ave.  9-12 Cambridge, MA  Huge, beautiful, wooden dance floor, free lot parking, free (w/price of admission) swing dance lesson right before we go, Boston's best place to swing dance! www.swingcityboston.com

Sat 2/16 River– A Waterfront Restaurant 100 Great Meadow Rd.  Wethersfield, CT Looking for something extra special to celebrate Valentine's Day? Look no further! With a special Valentine's Dinner Menu (offered 2/16), and a special second-seating event on Saturday Night with a live performance by Eight to the Bar, River has it all!  ETTB plays from approx.
 $10pp. For additional details, please call: (860) 257-3344   www.riverontheriver.com

Fri 2/22 Swing Dance Swing dance put on by Hudson Valley Community Dances– at Poughkeepsie tennis club 135 So. Hamilton, St   8:30-11:30  Poughkeepsie NY  Large wooden dance floor, loads of congenial people. Don’t miss this rare Poughkeepsie area appearance!   www.hudsonvalleydance.org  

MARCH (partial- more dates to come!)

Fri 3/1 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.

Fri 3/15 The Knickerbocker Music Center (formerly The Knickerbocker Cafe) 35 Railroad Ave. 8-11pm Westerly, RI Join us for dinner, drinking, and most of all, dancing on their large wooden dance floor. This is a club that loves and supports live music and we LOVE playing there! Late night food menu, fully stocked bar. We'll be playing a night of swing, blues, and some Motown! Always a fun night playing here. 401-315-5070 www.knickmusic.com

Sun 3/31 Swing Dance at Leominster Elks 134 No. Main St, Leominster, MA  Beginner-friendly swing dance lesson at 6:45 free with price of admission, band goes on at 7:30. Large, shiny wooden dance floor, plenty of free lot parking, cash bar, wonderful host and DJ Alan Cormier. We've been playing here for years and we love it! . www.dance2swing.com