Blues Schedule January 13 – 19

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, Rhett Tyler; Saturday, The Delta Generators; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, CTBS Memphis Fundraiser, w/Shaka & Tony and more; Berlin.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Johnny Winter; Thursday, James Montgomery w/Barrence Whitfield; Norfolk.
  • The G.W. Tavern: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Washington Depot. (860) 868-6633
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, Paul Gabriel and his Blues Band; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • Café 9: Tuesday, Orb Melon; w/ Brownbird Rudy Relic; Steve Balkun; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Chamard Vineyards: Friday, Bill “Swamp” Shaka with Tony C; Clinton.
  • Toad’s Place: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; New Haven. (203) 624-8623
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Young Neal & the Vipers w/Dave Howard; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Illusions Dance Club: Friday, Bad Rooster; Wolcott.
  • Musky’s Eastside Pub: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Waterbury.
  • Fred’s Brickhouse Café: Friday, Pork Chop Express; Saturday, Will Bill Project; Sunday, Travelers Brunch; Willimantic.
  • La Tavola: Wednesday, Paul Gabriel and his Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • Lake View Restaurant: Friday, King Cake; Coventry. (860) 498-0500.
  • Pequot Library: Saturday, Mark Naftalin and Friends w/ Paul Gabriel; Southport.
  • Pequot Library: Sunday, Mark Naftalin and Friends w/ Paul Gabriel; Southport.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Bobby Christina & Rick Russell & The Cadillac Horns; Sunday,“Get-Rid-of-the-Winter Blues Benefit concert with Roomful of Blues;”; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Billy Megofna (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • The Pulaski Democratic Club          Rich Badowski Blues Jam (Friday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest.           Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill              Acoustic Open Mic Night hosted by Don Giroux (Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery                         Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • The Granby Pub & 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 Cobalt Rhythm Kings
  • 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)
  • The Georgetown Saloon       Roots Rock jam/open mic Petey Hop Hopkinson or Artie Tobia (Thursday)

Connecticut Blues Society Memphis Fundraiser for the solo/duo winners, Bill “Swamp” Shaka & Tony C.  The fundraiser will be held at The Pine Loft on the Berlin Turnpike starting at 2 pm.  Besides the winners a number of other acts have signed on to help.  They include: Paco & Jimi, former winner Dan Stevens, The Sawtelles, and Washboard Slim.  Following the performances an Open Jam Session is scheduled.

Tony C & "Swamp" Shaka

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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