Blues Schedule July 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.

  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, James Cotton / Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Greg Piccolo; Saturday, Janiva Magness; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • Lucky Lou’s: Saturday, Paul Gabriel Trio; Wethersfield.
  • Café 9: Thursday, The John D’Amato Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Ridgefield Theater: Friday, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes;. Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Saturday, Chris D’Amato & Shawn Taylor; Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • The Swedish Social Club: Saturday, The D. Smith Blues Band – Pork & Blues Fest (1pm); Bristol.
  • The Polish Falcons Club: Friday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; Middletown.
  • CT’s Prime Time Café: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Thomaston.
  • Billy Tee’s Bar & Grill: Saturday, The Tom Sanders Band; Cromwell.
  • Pine Acres: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Wethersfield.
  • Glastonbury Riverfront Musical Festival: Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood with The Jeffettes; Glastonbury.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Cheshire.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs; Hamden.
  • La Luna: Friday, Mark Zaretsky & Travis Moody; Branford. (203)-483-9995
  • La Tavola: Wednesday, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • Hammer Down: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell, Manchester.
  • Tera Sole: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • Yantic River Inn: Friday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds; Norwich.
  • The Old Mill Tavern: Saturday, Frankie & The Know-it-alls; Norwich.
  • Billy’s Pasta Cosi: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Branford.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Fred’s Blues & BBQ: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Willimantic.
  • The Custom House Stage Pier: Sunday, Shaka & the SoulShakers / The Rebirth Brass Band; New London.
  • Stockroom’s Blue Monday: Monday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Mystic.
  • The Vevelt Mill:: Friday, The Kevin Crandall Band; Stonington.
  • Sneekers: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Groton.
  • Theodores’: Friday, John Fires & the Heat w/Matt Zeiner; Saturday, The Johnny Boots Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers; Wednesday, High Times; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Met: Friday, John Mayall; Pawtucket.


Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Billy Megofina (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/John Fries (Wednesday)
  • The Pulaski Democratic Club          Blues Jam w/Rich Badowski (Friday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest            Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill             Open Mic/Jam Night with Basically Blues Band (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                         Acoustic Open Mic w/ Miss Kriss (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop            Greg Sherrod Band (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 & SaloonJam       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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