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 lead vocals.


Upcoming Shows 2017

Uptown Friday Night

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

6/2 | 6pm-9pm

Center Point Pork Days

Center Point, Iowa

6/10 | 9pm-1am


North Liberty, Iowa

6/17 | 9pm-1am

Privaty Party in Grinnell

Grinnell, Iowa


Tipton Street Dance

Tipton, Iowa

7/3 | 8pm - 12am

McGrath Hawkeye Harley Davidson Bike Night

Coralville, Iowa

7/6 | 6pm-10pm


North Liberty, Iowa

7/8 6pm-10pm

Meskwaki Bingo Casino

Tama, Iowa

7/14 & 7/15 | 8:30pm-1am

DD Rodeo

Toledo, Iowa

8/4 & 8/5 | 8pm-1am

St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

8/11 | 6pm-10pm

Hiawatha Fun Fest

Hiawatha, Iowa

8/25 | 6pm-9pm

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

Ely, Iowa

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

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


Waterloo, Iowa

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!

Uptown Friday Night 2015

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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

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.


Cherokee, Iowa

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.

2015 Lisbon Sauerkraut Days

Lisbon, Iowa

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!