Welcome | 8 Seconds Band

8 Seconds is one of the area’s most energetic and powerful country bands. The band consistently draws large crowds as they are known for their strong vocals, tight harmonies, and their unique musical style and sound. Performing since 2001, 8 Seconds has earned numerous opening spots for national recording artists such as Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Eric Paslay, Billy Currington to name a few.

8 Seconds always delivers with a show that people want and expect to see and covers a good mix of both classic country songs and current top 40 country hits. People often say “you may not like country music, but you will love 8 Seconds!”  Attend an 8 Seconds show, and it is immediately apparent that each of the band members loves music and enjoys playing in front of a crowd. It’s equally as obvious that the crowd loves being there to take it all in and dance the night away! 8 Seconds members include, Mike Flack on lead vocals, John Fokken on lead guitar/vocals, Eric Douglas on drums, Jimmy Lee on bass and vocals, Mike Clair on guitar and Jennifer Zoller on vocals.

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  • Upcoming Shows 2016

    Toledo Rodeo
    08/05 & 08/06 I 9p-1a
    Toledo, Iowa
    Lisbon Sauerkraut Days - Beer Tent
    08/12 I 9p-1a
    Lisbon, Iowa
    Coggin Harvest Dance - Outdoors
    08/13 I 8p-12a
    Coggin, Iowa
    Marion Uptown Getdown
    08/25 I 6p-10p
    Marion, Iowa
    Rolling Oaks Barn
    09/02 I 8pm-12am
    Spirit Lake, Iowa
    Meskwaki Bingo Casino
    09/16 & 09/17 I 8:30p-1:00a
    Tama, Iowa
    Rumors - Outdoors
    09/23 I 6pm-10pm
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Tailgators
    09/24 I 9p-12a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Wild Hogs
    10/01 I 9p-1a
    Walford, Iowa
    Chrome Horse
    10/08 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Cocktails
    10/15 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Rumors
    10/28 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Oakland Acres Golf Course - Inside
    10/29 I 9p-12a
    Grinell, Iowa
    Rumors
    11/11 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Gus'
    11/12 I 9p-1a
    North Liberty, Iowa
    Chrome Horse
    11/19 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Cocktails - Thanksgiving Eve Show
    11/23 I 8p-12a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Rumors - Day Show
    11/26 I 4p-8p
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Wildhogs
    12/03 I 9p-1a
    Walford, Iowa
    Wildwood
    12/10 I 9p-1a
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Cocktails - NYE show
    12/31 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • News & Updates

    OKOBOJI, IOWA here we come
    8 Seconds is finally going back to the Okoboji area and its just a few weeks away. Friday Sept 2nd, 2016 we will be performing at the Rolling Oaks Barn in Spirit Lake, Iowa from 8pm-12am. If you are from the area or if you want to take a road trip come on out and see us. Looking forward to this!
    June 4, 2016 - Ely Street Dance sponsored by Odies Bar
    Join us as we kick off the summer with our 1st street dance of 2016. The Ely Street Dance sponsored by Odies Bar in Ely, Iowa has been growing every year providing music, cold drinks and a family friendly event. The music lineup will be: DJ 3pm-5:30pm, Jake Dinnella 5:30pm-7:30pm and 8 Seconds from 8pm-11:30pm. Bring your favorite chair and remember it is a kid friendly event. NO COVER
    Ely, Iowa
    NEW MERCHANDISE for 2016
    I am pleased to announce that we will have new merchandise for 2016. Listed below will be the items available at any 8 Seconds show such as Womens V-Neck - $20 available June 2016, Window (POSSE) decals - $10 available NOW, Coozies - $3.00 available June 2016, New T-Shirts - $20
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    RODNEY ATKINS CONCERT
    Rodney Atkins is playing at the McElroy Auditorium in Waterloo Saturday January 9th, 2016. 8 Seconds will be opening up for him as well as Wild Card. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are for sale at the gate for $38 or you can purchase them through 8 Seconds for $30. Get them while they last they are going fast. Hope to see 8 Seconds fans there!
    Waterloo, Iowa
    Uptown Friday Night 2015
    We would like to thank everyone for coming out and supporting us this year. Thanks to all of our fans we broke the record once again with over 2,500 people. We are looking forward to returning in 2016. Thanks
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Shirts are in!!
    THEY ARE IN....buy your shirts now at any upcoming 8 Seconds event. Prices are S-L $10 and XL-XXL $12.
    2015 CREEK FEST MUSIC FESTIVAL
    8 Seconds is honored to say that we have been invited to perform at this year's Creek Fest Country Music Festival that is held every year in Cherokee, Iowa. This year's big names are The Band Perry on Friday and 8 Seconds will be opening up for Big & Rich on Saturday. Tickets are on sale now...so get yours today while they last! For more information visit www.creekfestiowa.com.
    Cherokee, Iowa
    2015 Lisbon Sauerkraut Days
    We're excited to say that 8 Seconds has been asked to perform at this year's Sauerkraut Days in Lisbon, Iowa. We have been looking forward to playing this event for a long time. 8 Seconds is asking all of our fans to make our first year a record breaking one. See you all there!
    Lisbon, Iowa