Blues Music Awards

I thought I would give you a little look at the goings on in Memphis this week.  The city will be filled with blues lovers as the  Blues Foundation Blues Music Awards are on tap. The Blues Music Awards sponsored by the Blues Foundation are Thursday night.  While the ceremony is Thursday, there is planty … Continue reading

CTBS Band Challenge Night Two

    CONNECTICUT  BL UES SOCIETY  Thursday, Black Eyed Sally’s was host to the Second Week of the Connecticut Blues Society Band Challenge.  Just as the past week, four bands played to an enthusiastic crowd.  The interaction of crowd and bands make for a good night of blues.   Tom Retano once again handled the emcee … Continue reading

Blue Plate Open Mic

Wednesday I went to an Open Mic hosted by the Front Row Band.  It was at the newly reopened Blue Plate in Plainville.  A long time town establishment with some fond memories for me.  The Jam was on at 8 pm and the players showed up early.  Had a chance to talk with Mitch and … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 1, 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. The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Jam; Berlin. Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers; Thursday, Connecticut Blues … Continue reading

Front Row Band at The Cypress

While at Mike’s Blues Collar Bar last week, I met and had a chance to talk with Mitch Leighton.  He is the leader of the Front Row Band.  When I found out that they were playing at the Cypress Resturant, it seemed like a good way to spend a Saturday. The Cypress is a friendly, … Continue reading

Connecticut Blues Society Blues Challenge – Night 1

Okay the Connecticut Blues Society Challenge has begun.  Starting Thursday and running 4 weeks Black-eyed Sally’s is the place to be.  If you haven’t been out to see our local talent now is as ggod a time as any  to see what blues Connecticut has to offer. Once again my trip to Hartford was on … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 24, 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. Daffodil Festival: Saturday, Big Fat Combo; Saturday, Branchwater; Sunday, The Modeans; Sunday, Balkun Brothers Band; Meriden. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Robben … Continue reading

Sunday Jam at the Shamrock

There was another chance to catch a variety of players in a jam setting this past Sunday.  Blu Union was hosting a jam at the Shamrock Pub & Grille in Waterbury.  It is always exciting to watch a jam take shape.  Different players melding together for some great sounds.  Blu Union the hosts started off. … Continue reading

An Evening with Suit, Ty, Thurrsty

Got out Wednesday to see Suit,Ty, Thurrsty at Mike’s Blue Collar Bar in Wallingford.  Mike’s does a lot with Concerts with Causes.  This night was to help arts and music programs. First up was Solistic, a funk styled group.  Good sounding.  Entertaining and dynamic.  They put on a good show. They caught my attention with … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 17, 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.  Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Mississippi Heat; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society Blues Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Taj Mahal; … Continue reading

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