Eight to the Bar

Eight to the Bar

Other / Classic Motown & soul with some blues and jump blu / Swing Northford, CT  US


  • 2012

    Dec 13

    Hartford, CT, US | 8:00pm

    Swing night at Black-eyed Sally's!

  • 2012

    Nov 17

    Homer, NY, US | 8:00pm
  • 2012

    Oct 23

    Portland, MAINE, US | 8:30pm

    Interview with Cynthia Lyon of Eight to the Bar. DJPJ hosts WMPG's weekly Swing, Rock-n-Roll and Jump Blues radio show Music from the 1940s and 1950s Big Band Swing, Jump and Rhythm & Blues, Rock-n-Roll, Rockabilly, Western Swing and Doo Wop Listen at 90.9mHz FM, 104.1mHz FM, or on line at http://www.wmpg.org/ 8:30pm-10:00pm All Times are Eastern Time Zone, USA. Chat with me while I'm "On The Air" on Facebook!

  • 2012

    Aug 4

    Berlin, CT, US | 8:00pm

    Beautfilly restored bar with huge dining rooms and lounge. Mostly Motown show

  • 2012

    Aug 4

    North Branford, CT, US | 2:00pm

    Outdoor show under huge tent. Rides, music, food, fireworks, fun!


  • Eight to the Bar official club photo
  • Official swing photo


Sounds Like: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Label: JItterbop Records

Bio: Drawing its musical influences from American roots music - swing, boogie woogie, rhythm & blues, soul, Motown, - Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and sophisticated musical and vocal arrangements, highlighted by female vocals.
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“Listening to Eight to the Bar is a lot like driving along a time-warped highway precisely halfway between Count Basie's Kansas City and the Supremes' Detroit, where the car radio picks up everything from "Take the A Train" to "I heard it Through the Grapevine." Their material, like their outlandish wardrobes and onstage choreo, is a colorful mixture of forties jive, fifties melodrama and sixties Motown.”

— Tom Smith, New Haven Advocate


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