Blues Schedule August 19, 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. Fuse Fest: Saturday, Ten bands w/ D Smith Blues Band, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, and Chris Tofield; Torrington. Black-eyed Sally’s: … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 12, 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 Oakdale Chevrolet Theater: Friday, Bonnie Raitt: Dig In Deep Tour; Wallingford. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Tab Benoit Infinity; Sunday, Anders … Continue reading

Stafford Springs Blues Festival – 2016

The Stafford Springs Blues Festival was held in spacious Hyde Park, same place, new location in the park.  Had the makings of a natural amphitheatre, plenty of room for fans, vendors, and blues groups. As people arrived at the Festival, The Coffee Grinders were welcoming them.           The Festival headliner was … Continue reading

Shaboo Inn Reunion 2016

Shaboo Inn Reunion was powerful, entertaining, and full of memories.  The night had enough talent to fill a festival.  This Blog is a little different from past, as I will do less writing and let you see the evening.  Time allowing I will post more.  I did not catch all the names but did get … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 5, 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. Stafford Springs Blues Festival: Saturday, Headliner Albert Cummings; Stafford Springs. Jillson Square: Friday, Shaboo All-Stars; Willimantic. Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Jason Ricci … Continue reading

Blues Schedule July 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. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Butch Trucks and his Freight Train Band; Hartford. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Kal David • Lauri Bono … Continue reading

North Atlantic Blues Festival – Raising the Blues

Each year Raising the Blues present s an award to a deserving young person.  It is an emotional part of the Blues Festival.  “Raising The Blues, Ltd. is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization dedicated to bringing music to children undergoing medical treatment or recovery, and children with physical, emotional or educational challenges. Primarily through the … Continue reading

Ruf Blues Caravan

Went to 41 Bridge Street for the 2016 Ruf Blues Caravan: The Blue Sisters.  The Ruf Records Blues Caravan is now in its 12th year.  The Caravan serves as a touring showcase for some of the hottest young acts on the Ruf label.  Past tours helped launch a number talented performers shooting for the stars.  … Continue reading

Carl Ricci and 706 Union Ave at Wilson’s Pub

Took a saturday night to list to some blues at Wilson’s Pub.                                                                     Andy came out into the audience for a special … Continue reading

North Atlantic Blues Fest – vacation pix

I thought I would just post some pictures that I just had fun with and give a little more on NABF.  I keep mentioning the B&B I stay at and the great breakfasts.  Here are two.               Backstage everyone is posing for pictures.             … Continue reading

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