Upcoming Events

August 2, 2014

Salem Farms Campground “Bluegrass Night”

Private event for campers at Salem Farms Campground. Website & telephone #  listed below if you’d like to come with your camper or tent and enjoy a great country campground with lots to do…then tune in Sat. night for Bluegrass music with the Eight Mile River Band.

Start: August 2, 2014 7:30 pm
End: August 2, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Salem Farms Campground
Salem, Ct. , CT, 06420, United States

August 16, 2014

Hamburg Fair

More info forthcoming.

Start: August 16, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 16, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Hamburg Fair
Rt 156 , Hamburg .. Lyme , CT, United States

September 7, 2014

Hadlyme Cong. Church

8MRB will be playing for a Sunday afternoon Potluck Dinner for the Hadlyme Congregational Church

Start: September 7, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 7, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Hadlyme Cong. Church
Rt. #82 , Hadlyme, United States

October 3, 2014

Bozrah Farmer’s Market

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.

Start: October 3, 2014 4:00 pm
End: October 3, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Bozrah Farmers Market
Rt. 163, Bozrah, CT, United States
Cost: Free

October 5, 2014

Quarry Ridge Bluegrass

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.

Start: October 5, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Quarry Ridge Restaurant
9A Rose Hill Road, Portland, Ct.

October 12, 2014

PortLand Fair

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

Start: October 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 12, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Portland Fair
Sandhill Rd. of Rt 17A , Portland, Ct., CT, 06480, United States

October 18, 2014

Eightmile Riverfest

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.

Start: October 18, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Eightmile Riverfest
Phone: 860-345-8700
Devi'ls Hopyard, East Haddam, CT, United States