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.
- Bridge Street Live: Saturday, Lipbone Redding and The LipBone Orchestra; Thursday, Joe Louis Walker feat. Murali Coryell; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
- Café 9: Thursday, B. Willie Smith Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
- Wall Street: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Cromwell.
- Maple Tree Café: Friday, Colbys; Simsbury.
- Ninigret Park: Friday, Rhythm & Roots Festival (5pm-midnight); Saturday, Rhythm & Roots Festival (noon-midnight); Sunday, Rhythm & Roots Festival (noon-midnight); Charlestown, RI.
- The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
- Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, All Star’s Jam ; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
- La Tavola: Wednesday, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band; Waterbury.
- Musky’s Eastside Pub: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner Duo; Waterbury.
- J Roo’s: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; North Haven.
- The Carousel Club: Friday, Dan Stevens; New London.
- The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Back Road Nationals; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
- Lenny’s On The Beach: Saturday, Pete Scheips ; (Soundview Beach);Old Lyme. (860)434-8181
- Theodores’: Saturday, The Dave Keller Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
- The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Roomful of Blues; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
Weekly Blues Events
- The Hungry Tiger Blues Jam w/Brandt Taylor (Monday)
- Black Eyed Sally’s Open Blues Jam w/LA Jones (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/The Cobalt Rhythm Kings
- 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 & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
- June’s Outback Pub Open Jam with Steve Hatch and others (Monday)
Saturday, has a number of outdoor events. Hopefully the weather stays friendly. The Tom Sanders Band is playing The Haddam Neck Fair, The Steve Polezonis Trio supplies the sounds for the Rock Cats Block Party at New Britain Stadium and Shaka & The SoulShakers will be at the Frog Hollow Swamp Bash in Chester.
Saturday, Black-eyed Sally’s is hosting an All Star’s Jam Come see the best of the Wednesday night jammers. They have their chance on the stage. If you have ever been to the jam, then you know you are in for some good blues.
Jams are not usually mentioned in the column but Wednesday Sally’s has L.A. Jones. His Connecticut fans wait for his back home visits.