Blues Schedule November 2 – 8

The 5th Annual “Feed the People” Fundraiser will take place on Friday, November 2, at Black-Eyed Sallys. Starts at 5 pm. Donations of non-perishable foods are requested. Feed the People is a charity that sends food to food shelters and gives people food for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


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 Pine Loft Café: ; Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society’s Solo/Duo Challenge Finals Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, 5th Annual “Feed the People” Fundraiser; Saturday, Joe Louis Walker; Thursday, Tommy Castro; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Pulaski Democratic Club: Saturday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band / Broad St. Blues Band; New Britain.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, The David Bromberg Quartet with Poor Old Shine; Thursday, The Blues Project; Norfolk.
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Maple Tree Café: ; Friday, Young Neil and The Vipers; Saturday, Colby’s; Simsbury.
  • Gelston House: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873.1411
  • Fred’s House of Blues & BBQ: Friday, Friday, Dan Stevens; Windham. (860) 456-4137
  • The Hazard Grille: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Enfield.
  • Fairfield,Café: Friday, Paul Gabriel; Fairfield
  • FTC Stage One: Monday, David Johansen; Wednesday, Tommy Castro; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, The Mark Nomad Band; Thursday, Chris Duarte Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers / The SwampShaka Duo; Hamden.
  • Corleone’s: Saturday, The Kingpins; Willimantic.
  • The One Eyed Pig: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner with Preston Hubbard; Newtown.
  • Geronimo Tequlia Bar: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner w/guest Preston Hubbard; New Haven.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Steve Polezonis Trio; Cheshire.
  • The Courtyard Gallery at Factory Square: Sunday, Dan Stevens  (3pm); Mystic.
  • The Blu Parrot: Wednesday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez / The Blu Parrot Band; Westport,
  • Theodores’: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Saturday, Peter Parcek; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Gypsy Joynt: Saturday, Dan Stevens;  Great Barrington.


Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Brandt Taylor (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Brandt Taylor (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 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)
  • 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)


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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