September 6, 2014
Eight Mile River Band will be once again be bringing their style of Bluegrass Music to Ashlawn Farms for the Lyme Farmer’s Market on Sat. Sept. 6th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
C’mon out in the waning days of Summer to a great Farmer’s Market at a picturesque farm setting and see what great vendors and great music are to be enjoyed.
September 7, 2014
8MRB will be playing a free Sunday afternoon concert for the Hadlyme Congregational Church. Refreshments and snacks served afterward. C’mon out for some great Bluegrass & Bluegrass Gospel music.
October 3, 2014
As Harvest Season is winding down, there is no lack of great vendors to be found at the Bozrah Farmers Market. So for a really great Fall Friday evening full of the sights, tastes, smells, and sounds of one of the best farmer’s markets to be found in Ct. , c’mon out on Fri, Oct. 3rd and enjoy the Bluegrass sounds of The Eight Mile River Band while you shop or sit and enjoy the best of what S.E. Ct. has to offer.
October 5, 2014
Once again this Fall, Kathy and Mike will be hosting bluegrass on Sunday evenings at Quarry Ridge Restaurant at the Quarry Ridge Golf Course in Portland Ct. This October 5th will be the Eight Mile River band’s third appearance at this venue and we can tell you, it’s a good time for all. One of our favorite places to play, it offers great food, scenic views, great atmosphere, and a couple of banjos full ‘o fun. Located at 9A Rose Hill Road, Portland, Ct. Tips in the bucket appreciated.
October 12, 2014
This Fall, the Portland Fair is having a day long Bluegrass event featuring several Bluegrass Bands from around the area. Sunday Oct. 12th from 10 AM til 5:30 PM the stage will be busy hosting Bluegrass Music and The Eight mile River Band will be performing their set beginning at 2:00 PM til approx. 3:00PM This is our first time at Portland Fair and we look forward to getting to play in a new venue for us. Lots to see and do there, so we hope you’ll come out and get an earful of Bluegrass as well as enjoy the outdoors in best time of year. See Portland Fair Website for more info. http://www.portlandfair.com/Home.aspx
October 18, 2014
Every other year, the Eightmile River Watershed council puts on a “Riverfest” at Devil’s Hopyard State Park. Beginning with the first celebration of the Eightmile watershed becoming a natl. scenic watershed, our Eight Mile River Band has been providing Bluegrass music for every event they’ve had…after all. it only seems appropriate ! lol It’s a great outdoor venue with lots of nature and conservation presentations with good food, good music, and activities like hiking and photography all in a scenic Fall woodland and river environment. This year’s Riverfest will be held from 1:00pm til 4:00pm on Sat., Oct. 18th at Devil’s Hopyard State Park on the lawn by the Pavilion below Chapman Falls. C’mon out for a great day of music and outdoor enjoyment.