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, Terry Cortex on lead guitar, Eric Douglas on drums, Jimmy Lee on bass and vocals, and Megan Streeter on vocals.



  • Upcoming Shows 2016

    Red Rodeo Saloon
    04/15 I 9p-1a
    Rock Island, IL
    Chrome Horse
    04/30 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Wild Hogs
    05/07 I 9p-1a
    Walford, Iowa
    05/13 I 9p-1a
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Meskwaki Bingo Casino - Lounge
    05/20 & 05/21 I 8:30p-1:00a
    Tama, Iowa
    Odies Street Dance - Odies Bar
    06/04 I Music starts at 5:30pm, 8 Seconds starts 8pm
    Ely, Iowa
    Iowa Pioneer Days
    06/11 I 9p-1a
    Clarksville, Iowa
    USA Days
    06/24 I 8p-12a
    Fairfax, Iowa
    Linn County Fair - Beer Tent
    06/25 I 9p-1a
    Central City, Iowa
    Private Party
    Dyersville, Iowa
    Clear Lake 4th Celebration
    07/03 I 7p-11p
    Clear Lake, Iowa
    Bobbers Bar and Grill
    07/09 I 7p-11p
    North Liberty, Iowa
    Meskwaki Bingo Casino - Lounge
    07/15 & 07/16 I 8:30p-1:00a
    Tama, Iowa
    Uptown Friday Night
    07/29 I 5p-9p
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    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
  • News & Updates

    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 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.
    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