Blues Schedule May 20 to 26

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.

Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, B. Willie Smith; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society’s 2011 Blues Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
Toad’s Place: Friday, The B.Willie Smith Band / Cobalt Rhythm Kings / The Manhattan Project; New Haven. (203) 624-8623
The Ridgefield Theater: Ray Manzarek/Roy Rogers; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
The Bar on Cedar: Friday, Jeff Pitchell (Acoustic);Newington. (860) 667-1733
The Blue Moon Café: Saturday, Bad Rooster; Plantsville.
The Firehouse Grille: Saturday, Tinted Blue; Plainville. (860) 747-2277
The Gateway Café: Saturday, EZ Street; Bristol.
Bridge Street Live: Sunday, Joe Krown Trio ; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
The Wall St. Bar & Grill: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Cromwell.
Angelico’s Lakehouse: Sunday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds; East Hampton.
The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Liviu Pop and Friends; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
Rentschler Field: Saturday, The Rising Pint Brewfest w/Pete Scheips; East Hartford, (800)745-3000
The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, The Magneatos ; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
Musky’s Eastside Pub: Friday, The D.W. Blues Band ; Waterbury.
Sneekers Café: Saturday, River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs ; Groton. (860) 445-1967
Elks Club Lodge: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Waterbury.
La Tavola: Thursday, P.G. and his Blues Band; Waterbury.
59 Bank: Saturday, Hat City Blues Band; New Milford. (860) 350-5995
Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Bethel.
Triple Play: Saturday, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band; Watertown.
Casa Dijanna: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner; Watertown.
The Village: Friday, Brandt Taylor & Friends; Putnam, CT
Redding Road House: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; West Redding. (203) 938-3388
Long Ridge Tavern: Friday, The Paul Gabriel Trio; Stamford.
Georgetown Saloon: Friday, Petey Hop; Georgetown. (203) 544-8003
Stash’s Café: Saturday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds; New London.
Two Brothers: Saturday, The Mike Crandall Band; Voluntown.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, Chris Smither; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
Theodores’: Friday, Ed Vadas; Saturday, Mark Nomad; Wednesday, Open Mike; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Sunday, Kevin Crandall Band; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events
The Hungry Tiger Blues Jam w/Gina Gunn & Ron Pinney (Monday)
Black Eyed Sally’s Open Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
Cypress Grill Blues Jam Open Mic Night with The Redliners (Wednesday)
C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
The Good Life Grill Blues Jam w/Burt Teague (Thursday)
Sully’s Pub Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
City Limits Café Eran Troy Danner Jam (Tuesday)
Café 9 Sunday Open Blues Jam w/ host the Rocky Lawrence Band
The Owl Shop Greg Sherrod Band (Tuesday)
Spill the Beans Coffee House Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
Monster B’s Bar & Grille Blues Jam w/Roxy Perry (Wednesday)
Sully’s Pub Pete Scheips Jam (Tuesday)
June’s Outback Pub Open Jam with Steve Hatch and others (Monday)

About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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