Blues Schedule June 3 to June 9

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: Friday, Black-eyed & Blues Fest – Bushnell Park (5pm); Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Saturday, The Lydia Warren Band; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society’s 2011 Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427

Bridge Street Live: Wednesday, Matt Schofield; Thursday Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas

The French Model Council Club: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; New Britain.

The Griswold Inn: Sunday, Basically Blue Small Band; Essex.

The Cypress Grill: Friday, The Redliners ; Middletown.  (860) 346-3367

Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Simsbury.

City Limits Café: Friday, Bad Rooster –  (9pm) – Waterbury, CT

Illusions: Dance Club: Sunday, Bad Rooster (LBR EPIC Fundraiser); Wolcott.

Café 9: Wednesday, Miss Tess and the Bon Ton Parade; New Haven. (203)-789-8281

59 Bank Restaurant and Bar: Walter Lewis Blues Trio; New Milford.

Main Street Festival: Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Stratford.

Rock Ridge Country Club: Friday, Paul Gabriel; Newtown.

On The Waterfront: Saturday, Chris Duarte; New London, CT

Jimmies Place: Saturday, The D.W. Blues Band; Seymour.

Bar and Grille: Saturday, Otis & the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.

Theodores’:; Saturday, The Racky Thomas Band; Wednesday, Open Mike; Thursday The

The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Al Copley/Greg Piccolo/Doug James; Wednesday, Nathan and The Zydeco Cha-Cha’s; Westerly. (401) 315-5070


Weekly Blues Events

The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Billy Megofna (Monday)

Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Ed Bradley (Wednesday)

Cypress Grill              Acoustic Open Mic Night hosted by Don Giroux (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 T. Moody 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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