Blues Schedule December 2 – 8

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, Joe Moss Band; Saturday, Al Copley; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 The Ridgefield Theater: Wednesday, Robert Cray Band with Special Guest Eran Troy Danner;. Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795 Bridge … Continue reading

Let’s Do A Blues Friday

Well, have we heard enough of Black Friday?  Talk about an over used phrase. I suggest we start our own tradition  —  Blues Friday.  Use the day to do something positive for the blues. There are many things one can do.  Buy CDs and DVDs or get concert tickets.  The three organizations listed below all … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 25 – December 1

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, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Saturday, Kal David & the Real Deal with. Lauri Bono; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Café 9: Saturday Debbie Davies … Continue reading

It’s Jam Time in Berlin

Jams are held across the state each week.  A new blues jam is being added to the list and its’ structure promises some great music.  The idea is from Tom Retano who will be hosting the new monthly Connecticut Blues Society Berlin Blues Jam.  Retano is planning to hold the jam one Sunday a month … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 18 – 24

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, Heather Hardy; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Saturday, The Bruce Katz Band / Todd Wolfe Band; Wednesday, The Kortchmar McDonald Band; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762 Gelston … Continue reading

Gettin’ Ready for the IBC in Memphis

 It is getting close to the annual trip to Memphis for the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge.  The Connecticut Blues Society has concluded its Challenge and has participants ready to go in both the Band and Solo/Duo categories. Petey Hopp and the Jack Rabbits will be the band playing on Beale Street for Connecticut.  They … Continue reading

Tolly’s on The Farmington River

This is a Blog that the snow storm has delayed.  Luckily it wasn’t time sensitive. A few weeks back the Grand Opening of Tolly’s on The Farmington River was announced.  This is an effort between Executive Chef David Tolly and Bridge Street Live. The two look forward to showcasing a fresh new culinary direction with … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 11 – 17

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. Tas Cru; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Saturday. River River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs; Thursday, Rosie Ledet & The Zydeco Playboys ; Collinsvile. … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 4 – 10

Last week was a good example of the value of calling ahead to make sure the show is the one you are expecting..  Many shows were canceled due to the snow last week and some even changed venues. Hopefully, the Blog will catch up with the stories the weather delayed.  This Week’s Blues. The blues … Continue reading