Blues Schedule March 24, 2017

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.   Hannon-Hatch VFW: Saturday, Connecticut Blues Society Annual Blues Blizzard; West Hartford. The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; … Continue reading

Blues Schedule March 17, 2017

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. Northwest Park Nature Center: Saturday, Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi; Windsor. Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Chris O’Leary Band; Saturday, Regina Bonelli … Continue reading

Blues Schedule March 10, 2017

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 Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Thursday, Shemekia Copeland; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711 Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Curtis Salgado; Old Saybrook. … Continue reading

Blues Schedule March 3, 2017

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. FTC Warehouse: Tuesday, Tab Benoit; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404 The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Bruce Katz Band & Steal Your Peach; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655 The … Continue reading

Blues Schedule February 24, 2017

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. FTC Warehouse: Thursday, Taj Mahal; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404 Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Tuesday, Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party; … Continue reading

Blues Schedule February 17, 2017

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.   Cypress Grill: Saturday, Last Fling, Cypress All-Stars; Middletown.  (860) 346-3367 Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Marcia Ball; Saturday, Roomful of Blues; … Continue reading

IBC 2017 Visit with Barbara Blue

IBC 2017 Visit with Barbara Blue Barbara Blue is a Beale Street performer, having been at Silky O”Sullivan’s for near 20 years.  She puts on 4 show a week.  This day she had the whole band.  I got some good Gumbo and a great show.  Besides the music, her sense of humor just adds to … Continue reading

IBC 2017 The Balkun Brothers

IBC 2017 The Balkun Brothers The Balkun Brothers were in the Solo/duo competition.  They played the Blues Hall, a traditional solo/duo venue.  But these guys are anything but traditional.  They brought more excitement and energy than half of Beale Street.  Each night the crowd got bigger and rowdier. They made it into the semi-finals and left … Continue reading

IBC 2017 Danny Draher Band

IBC 2017 Danny Draher Band Playing catch-up on my Memphis visit.  Plenty of blues.  The Danny Draher Band; Danny, Steve Peck, Lonnie Gasperini.  They played at Alfred’s.  A big stage, actually had an 8 piece band play there. This trio filled the room with a tasteful sound.     Some of the other Bands:  Questions/comments, … Continue reading

Blues Schedule February 10, 2017

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. Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, The Bernadettes; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688 Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Tommy Whelan & The Ragged Edge; Simsbury. Pulaski … Continue reading