Blizzard Blues Style 2015

Connecticut Blues Society 2015 Blues Blizzard   Well it was one of those Saturday nights that the Connecticut Blues Society makes memorable.  The 2015 Blues Blizzard had so much going on that I couldn’t capture it all.  I guess I could have, but then I would have missed meeting up with some of the people … Continue reading

Heritage Blues Orchestra (Quintet)

Nestled in an urban center in Hartford is Infinity Music Hall.  Easier to reach than you might think with reasonable parking attached. Friday the Heritage Blues Orchestra (Quintet) was appearing.  The term Quintet was used because the “brass” part of the Orchestra was not at this performance.  Lead by Bill Sims Jr., this is a talented … Continue reading

Blues Schedule March 27 2015

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 Blues Blizzard; West Hartford. 5:30-6:30 Petey Hop & the Jack Rabbits 6:45-7:45 Blues in the Dark with … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Swamp Shaka

Saturday Bill “Swamp” Shaka celebrated a birthday at The Cypress Restuarant in Middletown.  Thought I would drop a few pictures in the Blog. Our host Joe Carta introduces the band. Shaka welcomes the crowd. The rest of the band. It was a kinetic night with the band hotter than ever. Shaka was everywhere. A few visiting … Continue reading

Blues Schedule March 20

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. Bridge Street Live: Friday, Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-a-Whirl Band featuring Lou Ann Barton; Collinsville. (860) 693-9762 Infinity Music Hall: Friday, … Continue reading

BLues Schedule March 13

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. Bridge Street Live: Sunday, The Danielle Nicole Band; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762 The Ridgefield Playhouse: Saturday, The Official Blues Brothers Revue; Ridgefield. … Continue reading

Blues Schedule March 6

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, Roomful of Blues; Norfolk. FTC Stage One: Friday, Dana Fuchs; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404 The West Main Pizza/Lounge: … Continue reading

CtBS Sunday Jam

The threat of and actual snow did not keep players and fans away. The Pine Loft had a sizable crowd, appreciating the jam and keeping the kitchen busy.   The monthly series of Connecticut Blues Society Sunday afternoon Blues jams continues.  They are scheduled for the first Sunday of the month, except April with an … Continue reading

Double Bill at the Shamrock Bar & Grill

Headed to the Shamrock Bar & Grill in Waterbury for Shaka & the Soul Shakers and the Balkun Brothers.                   Was joined by a number of cousins for an evening out. Food was good and the bar was well stocked. Drummers Nick and Rob before the music … Continue reading

Blues Schedule Feb 27

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: Friday, Bettye LaVette; Sunday, Keb’ Mo'; Hartford. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, John Nemeth / Eran Troy Danner; Norfolk. … Continue reading

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