Blues Schedule August 28, 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. Bridge Street Live: Friday, Lipbone Redding & The Lipbone Orchestra w/ special guest: Alectro; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762 The Stafford Palace Theater: … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 21, 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: Friday, Selwyn Birchwood Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Sunday, A Muscle Shoals Music Revue featuring Amy … Continue reading

Mighty Soul Drivers – Road to Memphis

 Mighty Soul Drivers – Road to Memphis The Mighty Soul Drivers, winners of the 2015 Connecticut Blues Society’s Blues Challenge, will represent the state in Memphis.  The Blues Foundation hosts a yearly International Blues Challenge, The IBC.  Bands from around the world come to Memphis to compete in the IBC. The Mighty Soul Drivers are … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 14, 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. Bridge Street Live: Thursday, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762 Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Charlie Musselwhite; Saturday, Funky Dawgz … Continue reading

Stafford Springs Blues Festival – 2015

Saturday, Hyde Park in Stafford Springs was the site of the third Stafford Springs Blues Festival.  This non-profit event was created to raise funds to build a permanent amphitheater in the beautiful, historic park.  I left some of the photos with the background greenery. The day started at 1 pm and went to about 7:30.  … Continue reading

Albert Castiglia at Sally’s

Off for a Friday night show at Black-eyed Sally’s.  Albert Castiglia, who I first met in Memphis many years ago was playing. But first we had to make a delivery to Brian.  He was looking for a beer from Wisconsin and as luck would have it, we have a friend that lives six miles from … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 7, 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: Friday, Albert Castiglia; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Irish American Home Society: Sunday, The Mighty Soul Drivers Memphis Fundraiser; Glastonbury. … Continue reading

Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen at the Cypress Restaurant & Grill

Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen made a stop at the Cypress Restaurant & Grill in Middletown.  The Meriden native brought his Nashville band up for a Northeast tour. As it was Sunday, this was a special early 6 to 9 pm dinner show to celebrate the release of his new Love & Life album.  It was also … Continue reading

PA Blues Fest – Sunday

Well it is time to go to the outdoor stages after Slam Allen.  This has been fun, more so by hanging out and enjoying the fest with some good friends Ann and Eric that came in from Annapolis. The days acts at the Main Stage include: The Highway QCs Vaneese Thomas Victor Wainwright & the … Continue reading

PA Blues Fest – Sunday with Slam Allen

Okay, it is Sunday morning and time for the Brunch followed by the Slam Allen Band.  He has been topping the chart with his current release.  I saw Slam at one of my first visits to the Pocono Blues Fest.  He was playing in Shenanigans and James Peterson joined him on stage.  Connecticut fans may … Continue reading

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