Blues Schedule May 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.

  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Hungry Tiger: Thursday, Albert Castiglia; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Chamard Vineyards: Friday, Bill “Swamp” Shaka with Tony C.; Clinton.
  • The Well: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Cromwell.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Michael Cleary Band; Saturday, Sugar Ray Norcia; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Polish American Club: Saturday, George Dudack’s Shad Derby Spring Dance Party; Windsor Locks;
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, The D. Smith Blues Band; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Johnny Larsen Band with Carolyn Rae; Simsbury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Sunday, Silver Skull Blues Band (4:00 pm); Westbrook.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Triple Play; Cheshire.
  • The Stadium Sports Bar & Grille: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Waterbury.
  • City Limits Café: Saturday, Bad Rooster; Waterbury.
  • Triple Play: Saturday, Paul Gabriel Blues Band; Watertown.
  • Coal House Pizza: Friday, The Mojo Duo; Stamford.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday David Foster and The Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Tera Sole: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • Bella’s Bistro: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Putnam.
  • Sneakers: Friday, Brandt Taylor (5pm); Ashford.
  • Gina Marie’s: Saturday, Brandt Taylor (6pm); Hebron.
  • The Bidwell Tavern: Saturday, Brandt Taylor (9pm); Coventry.
  • Fred’s Brickhouse Café: Thursday, Bruce John’s Open Mic Jam; Willimantic.
  • Mortensen Hall at the Bushnell: Saturday, Joe Bonamassa; Hartford.
  • One Eyed Pig: Sunday, Otis & the Hurricanes Annual BBQ Party 1pm – 5pm; Newtown.
  • Lebanon Fair Grounds: King Cake; Lebanon.
  • The Top Shelf: Thursday, Tom Terry & Friends; Springfield.

 Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Billy Megofina (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest            Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill             Open Mic/Jam Night  with Guitar George Baker (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 Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Jam
  • The Owl Shop            Greg Sherrod Band featuring Rocky Lawrence (Tuesday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • 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 & Saloon Jam       Eran Troy Danner (Thursday)


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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