From Connecticut, EIGHT TO THE BAR at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo

  • Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD, 20812 United States

Beginner swing lesson with Tom and Debra 8-9pm, dance 9pm-12midnight
Admission $18 for 18 years old and up; $14 for ages 11-17. Pay at the door. Carpooling is always recommended at Glen Echo.

Drawing its musical influences from American roots music—swing, boogie woogie, rhythm & blues, soul, and Motown—Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and sophisticated musical and vocal arrangements, highlighted by female vocals. Through the support of independently-produced albums and videos, Eight to the Bar  has cultivated a large, enthusiastic following that has put them in clubs from Disneyland to Disney World as well as Europe and the Caribbean. Their rigorous performing schedule (approximately 200 dates per year), has included opening spots for Big Bad Voodoo DaddyManhattan Transfer, Robert CrayNeil YoungRoy Orbison, and Ray Charles.