Blues Schedule August 3 – 9

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, John Bailey Band; Saturday, Mike Law & the Playboys; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Blue Devils; Simsbury.
  • Connecticut Valley Hospital: Tuesday, Eran Troy Danner; Middletown.
  • Gelston House: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873-1411
  • The Lady Katharine Cruise Ship: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Essex.
  • Schofield Park: Friday, Bad Rooster; Waterbury.
  • La Tavola: Wednesday, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • Fred’s Brickhouse Café: Thursday, King Cake; Willimantic.
  • Gina Marie’s: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Hebron.
  • Terra Sole Ristorante: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • Mohegan Sun Wolf Den: Monday, Satisfaction The International Rolling Stones Show; Uncasville.
  • Capt’s Cove Music Fest: Sunday, Zydeco Hogs (4 pm) / Otis & the Hurricanes (9 pm)
  • Bridgeport.
  • Hygenic Art Park: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez / Karl Kelly; New London.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Dave Keller; Saturday, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000

 Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam W/Danny Draher (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 Riverside Riot (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 with Miss Kriss (Monday)
  • 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 & SaloonJam       Eran Troy Danner (Thursday)

 Beyond the clubs

The Basically Blues Band Saturday, is all aboard The Lady Katharine for another 7 pm Foolzz for Bloozz show.  Then The Basically Blues Band Monday plays at the Music on the River Concert 6:00 pm behind the Goodspeed in East Haddam.

A couple of bands will be at other venues. On Friday, Bad Rooster will be at Schofield Park from 6 to 8pm, Bunker Hill Rd., Waterbury.  Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez along with  Karl Kelly go to Hygenic Art Park at 7 pm in  New London.  Sunday down in Bridgeport, it is the Capt’s Cove Music Fest.  Hitting the stage at2 pm is the River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs 4pm, followed by Otis & the Hurricanes at 9 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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