Blues Schedule September 14 – 20

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.

  • Hannon-Hatch VFW: Saturday, Connecticut Blues Society’s Blues Challenge Finals (2pm); West Hartford.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Tas Cru; Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Thursday, Advocate Grand Band Slam; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Tony Rome Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Maple Tree Café: ; Saturday, The Colby’s Simsbury.
  • The Red House Restaurant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Deep River.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, John Fries and the Heat/special guest Matt Zeiner; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Green Line Café: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Wolcott.
  • The Cabana Café: Saturday, The Tom Sanders Band; Waterbury.
  • The Outer Space: Thursday, Random Acts of Blindness; Hamden.
  • The Renewal House Benefit: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Danbury.
  • The Gentleman Farmer Lounge: Saturday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds;Plainfield.
  • Stash’s Café: Friday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds; New London.
  • The Steak Loft: Thursday. Jeff Pitchell (Acoustic); Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Terra Sole Ristorante: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • The Black Duck Café: Friday, Hat City; Westport. (203)-227-7978
  • Theodores’: Friday, Nick Moss & the Fliptops; Saturday, Diane Blue; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Westerly.
  • Gumbo: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Worcester.
  • The Narragansett Café: Sunday Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts (4-7pm); Jamestown, RI

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • The Pulaski Democratic Club          Blues Jam w/Rich Badowski (Friday)
  • Bridge Street Live     Riverside Brunch (Sunday)
  • 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)
  • Anna Liffey’s             Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • Café 9             Sunday-After-Supper jam: w/ host Kevin Saint James and the Legendary Cafe Nine All-Stars
  • 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)
  • On Friday, Dan Stevens and Darin Keech will take part in the Friday Night Folk at All Souls U.U. Congregation at 7:30 pm in New London,
  • Thursday is Advocate Grand Band Slam night.  Black-eyed Sally’s will be hosting  Bad Rooster, Forgotten By Friday, Daphne Lee Martin & Raise The Rent
  • Eran Troy Danner is playing for a Renewal House benefit.  Renewal House is a transitional housing program for people 58 years old or more, who have been displaced and are transitioning back to independent living.  Eran Troy Danner and his band are back and ready to rock after the benefit was postponed due to bad weather.

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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