Blues Schedule June 21

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, CT Blues Society’s 2013 Blues Challenge Finals; West Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Wednesday, Robert Cray; Norfolk.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Diane Blue w/special guest Lisa Mann; Saturday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Norwalk Concert Hall: Saturday, Acoustic Hot Tuna; Norwalk.
  • The Cambridge Brew House: Friday, EasyBaby; Granby.
  • The G.W. Tavern: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Washington Depot. (860) 868-6633
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, John Fries Band; Simsbury.
  • The White Dog: Friday,  Basically Blues Band; Portland.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Saturday, The Tom Sanders Band; Killingworth.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Thursday, Jeff Pevar-Danny Korchmar Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, Satisfaction, The International Rolling Stones Show; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Festival of Arts & Ideas: Tuesday, Dan Stevens w/Chris D’Amato (1:15pm); New Haven.
  • Blues Brick Oven Pizza: Saturday, 50 Something Blues Band; Hamden.  (203) 907-4992
  • The Outer Space: Thursday, Sultons Of String / The Shiny Lapel Trio; Hamden.
  • Atria: Friday, Paul Gabriel and his Blues Band; Hamden.
  • The Center For Progressive Therapies: Friday, Ms Marci & Jim Hooper, w/Lyn McKenna; Manchester.  (860) 649-9600
  • Back Porch: Friday, Michael Cleary Band; Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; ; Old Saybrook. 860.510.0282
  • The Old Lyme Inn: Tuesday, Dan Stevens (5:30pm); Old Lyme.
  • Vasi’s: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Oakville.
  • Bank St. Cafe: Saturday, The Danny Draher Band; New London. (860) 444-1444
  • Cafe A Vin: Friday, Chris D’Amato; New Haven.
  • Coal House Pizza: Friday, The Mojo Duo; Stamford.
  • Gaelic-American Club: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Fairfield.
  • Terra Sole Ristorante: Saturday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • Bayou North: Thursday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.
  • Pub 32: Friday, Patty Tuite/Mike Bloomer; Storrs.
  • One Eyed Pig: Saturday, Hat City and Shoo Fly Blues; Newtown.
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, Dragon Smoke; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Leif Nilsson Spring St. Studio: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Chester.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Saturday, Blues Alley; Cheshire.
  • Café 9: Saturday, The Handsome Family; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Paulie’s NOLA Jazz & Blues Festival: Saturday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; Worcester.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Arthur James Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Eight To The Bar; Wednesday, The Mystic Horns; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Cannery Music Hall Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Southbridge.


Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s             Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop            Greg Sherrod Band (Tuesday)
  • Knickerbocker Cafe             Let’s Dance Wednesdays
  • La Boca                      EasyBaby Blues Party (Monday)
  • Damons’s Tavern      Patty Tuite/Mike Bloomer (Thursday)


Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger     Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s     Open Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest            Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill             Open Mic/Jam Night (Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery                         Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Hammer Down Bar & Grille           Open mic hosted by Paco and Mark (Thursday)
  • Café 9             Sunday-After-Supper jam: hosted by The George Baker Experience
  • Bear and Grill           Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Jam (Wednesday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • June’s Outback Pub             Open Jam (Monday)
  • Fiddler’s Green                     Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Friday Night Jam (Friday)
  • Knickerbocker Cafe             Open Mike at the Knick Host Band Big Cat Blues (Thursday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern    Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month


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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