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 Street Live: Friday, Chris Smither; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Mark Nomad / Kerrie Powers (Acoustic Bluesy Rock); Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, Paul Gabriel and his Blues Band; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis; Plainville.
  • The Blue Moon Café: Saturday, The Tom Sanders Band; Plantsville.
  • The Iron Frog: Saturday, Junior Krauss & the Shakes; Simsbury.
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Livu Pop; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • FTC Stage One: Sunday, Aaron Neville; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • La Tavola: Wednesday, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • SJ Barrington’s: Friday, D. Smith & Friends; New Milford.
  • Lanza: Friday, Bad Rooster; Ansonia.
  • The Well: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Cromwell.
  • Anna Liffey’s: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; New Haven.
  • Fred’s Brickhouse Café: Friday, First Friday Bruce John & the Banderello’s; Thursday, Mike Bloomers Open Mic Jam; Willimantic.
  • Maple Woods: Sunday, Paul Gabriel Trio (2:00 pm); Hamden.
  • The Green Line Café: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Wolcott.
  • The Lake Tavern: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Dayville.
  • The American Legion Hall: Saturday, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs; Wethersfield.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Zayne Couch Explosion; Saturday, Nick Moss & the Fliptops; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Nick Moss; Saturday, Bobby Christina & Rick Russell & The Cadillac; Horns; Wednesday, Mystic Horns Let’s Dance!; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Billy Megofna (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Dan Draher (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 Rocky Lawrence Band
  • The Owl Shop            Greg Sherrod Band featuring Rocky Lawrence (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)
  • Fiddler’s Green                     Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Friday Night Jam (Friday)
  • Chute Gates Steakhouse & SaloonJam       Eran Troy Danner (Thursday)
  • Pulaski Democratic Club      Rich Badowski Blues Band Open Mike Night (Friday)

On Saturday, Mark Nomad will be holding a CD release party at The Hungry Tiger.  Kerrie Powers an acoustic bluesy rock act will open.

Also on Saturday, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs will be at The American Legion Hall in Whethersfield, dance lesson at 7 pm.

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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