Blues Schedule July 5

This Week’s Blues.

The blues schedule is as up to date as possible, but it’s always a good idea to call the club to confirm.

  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, The Kortchmar McDonald Band; Saturday, Popa Chubby; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, Porch Party Mamas; Sunday, The Holmes Brothers; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Goodspeed Opera House: Monday, Roomful of Blues; East Haddam.
  • Manchester Community College Bandshell: Saturday, Kal David w/the Mohegan Sun Allstars (7pm); Manchester.
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • The Mattabasett Canoe Club: Friday, Rich Badowski w/Mark Nomad; Middletown.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Back Porch: Friday, Greg Sherrod Band; Old Saybrook. (860) 510 0282
  • The Priam Vinyards: Friday, Dan Stevens w/Chris D’Amato (6pm); Colchester.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Colby’s; Simsbury.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Eli Cook; Hamden.
  • Palace Theater: Friday, Cold Train/Eddy’s Shoe; Stafford Springs.
  • Mineral Springs Family Campground: Friday, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs; Stafford Springs.
  • Huntinton St. Café: Friday, Paul Gabriel w/ Howard Eldridge; Huntington.
  • Captain’s Cove Seaport: Sunday, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs; Bridgeport.
  • Mystic River Park: Monday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones (6pm); Mystic
  • Ocean Beach: Friday, Jeff Pitchell New London.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Eli Cook; Saturday, A Ton of Blues; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Stearns Square: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell Texas Flood and The Jeffettes; Springfield.
  • Westerly Town Beach:, Wednesday, Bob & Fran Christina w/Kid Bangham & Brian Templeton (6-8pm); Westerly.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s             Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop            Greg Sherrod Band (Tuesday)
  • Knickerbocker Cafe             Let’s Dance Wednesdays
  • La Boca                      EasyBaby Blues Party (Monday)
  • Damons’s Tavern      Patty Tuite/Mike Bloomer (Thursday)

 Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest            Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill             Open Mic/Jam Night (Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery                         Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Hammer Down Bar & Grille           Open mic hosted by Paco and Mark (Thursday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • June’s Outback Pub             Open Jam (Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Cafe             Open Mike at the Knick Host Band Big Cat Blues (Thursday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern    Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month

Other Locales

  •  Ocean Beach – New London  Jeff Pitchell, Friday.  Wednesday, on Thursday is the last stop for Jeff Pitchell Texas
  • Hartford’s Riverfest 2013 – Jeff Pitchell, Saturday.
  • Music at the Mansion Summer Middletown Jeff Pitchell  with Texas Flood and the Jeffettes, Wednesday.
  • Stearns Square – Springfield Jeff Pitchell with Texas Flood and The Jeffettes, Thursday..
  •  Mineral Springs Family Campground – Stafford Springs River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs, Friday.
  • Mystic River Park - Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, Monday
  • Westerly Town Beach - Bob and  Fran Christina with Kid Bangham and Brian Templeton, Wednesday.
  • Derby Green – The Kathy Thompson Band, Tuesday.
  • Torrington Summer Concert Series – Eran Troy Danner, Friday.
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Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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