Harmonica Showcase

Harmonica Showcase at Black-eyed Sally’s. Dave Robbins brought another  “Northeast Blues Harmonica Showcase.”  An unforgettable display of touring Blues Harmonica artistry.  Heading the show was world-class harmonica player and vocalist Darrell Nulisch.  Joining him were Boston’s Jim Fitting, Boston’s top shelf Blues Lady, Cheryl Arena, and  New England Harp Burner, The Kosher Kid. Supplying the … Continue reading

A Night of Acoustic Blues

Another visit to the Pine Loft for some acoustic blues. The evening put together by Frank Breen and Jim Choquette aka Coffee Grinders duo featured Rocky Lawrence, Blues and Tap with Robin O’Herin and Stefanie Lynx Atieno Weber, and introduced Cameron Smith who will kicked off the event with a few tunes.       … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 27, 2016

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, also you might want to check the starting time. The Cypress Resturant: Sunday, 80TH Anniversary Party Noon; Middletown. (860) 346-3367 Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, D.A. Foster & The … Continue reading

Fabulous Thunderbirds at Infinity Music Hall

  Some photos from an Infinity Music Hall concert.  Good sound, and sight lines make this a nice place to take in some music.  By request of the band I was limited to the first three songs.  Then I got to sit back and enjoy the show.  Of course the camera phones did their best … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 20, 2016

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, also you might want to check the starting time. Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers; Saturday, New England Blues Harmonica Showcase; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Pine Loft: … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 13,2016

    Briggs Farm Blues Festival ticket give away.  Blues Beat is holding a contest to give away two (2) sets of tickets for at the Briggs Farm Blues Festival, July 8th, 9th, and 10th.  To enter, go to the Festival website, http://www.briggsfarm.com, and look at the list of performers.  Then write a short note, … Continue reading

Blues Music Awards 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Blues Music Awards Winners! 1. Acoustic Album: The Acoustic Blues & Roots of Duke Robillard – Duke Robillard 2. Acoustic Artist: Doug MacLeod 3. Album: Born to Play Guitar – Buddy Guy 4. B.B. King Entertainer: Victor Wainwright 5. Band: Victor Wainwright & the Wild Roots 6. Best New Artist Album: … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 6, 2016

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, also you might want to check the starting time. The Brass Horse Café: Saturday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes; Barkhamsted. Black-eyed Sally’s: Sunday, Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch w/The Mary Taylor … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 29, 2016

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, also you might want to check the starting time. Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, 1st Annual Crawfish Boil (4 pm); Saturday, Loups Garou; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society Band Challenge Night Three; Hartford. … Continue reading

Carl Ricci & the 706 Union Ave Band at Maple Tree

Catching the Blog up on some past shows.                                                                                               … Continue reading

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