Blues Schedule July 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.

  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, The Tom Sanders Band; Sunday, “Memphis Bound” Blues Evening with Danny Draher Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Mohegan Sun Wolf Den: Saturday, Kenny Wayne Shepherd; Uncasville.
  • FTC Stage One: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood w/Johnny A.; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, B. Willie Smith; Saturday, Doug Deming & Dennis Gruenling w/the Jewel Tones; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Bridge Street Live: , NRBQ; Saturday, NRBQ; Wednesday, Trampled Under Foot; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Ridgefield Theater: Sunday, Leon Russell;. Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Mattabasett Canoe Club Friday, Burt Teague Trio; Middletown.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, Basically Blues Band; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • The Red House: Michael Cleary Band; Deep River.
  • The Back Porch: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook  860.510.0282.
  • The Lakehouse Restaurant: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Seymour.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Friday, Blues Alley; Waterbury.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Patio Show: Parker’s Tangent; Hamden.
  • The Windmill: Friday, Paul Gabriel w/Howard Eldridge; Stratford.
  • Olde Mystick Village: Saturday, Dan Stevens (2pm); Mystic.
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Dan Stevens wChris D’Amato (7pm); Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Mystic River Park: Monday, Dennis Gruenling w/Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones (6pm); Mystic.
  • La Luna:Friday, Dan Stevens (5pm); Mystic.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, EasyBaby; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Newport Yachting Center: Saturday, Newport Blues & BBQ Festival; Newport, RI.
  • Crabby Joe’s: Sunday, Rich Badowski w/Mark Nomad; Southwick.
  • Westerly Town Beach: Wednesday, The Shiny Lapel Trio (6-8pm); Westerly

Weekly Blues Events

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

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam Blues Jam w/Don Giroux (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Open Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night George Baker (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)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House:          Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Café 9:            Sunday-After-Supper jam
  • June’s Outback Pub:            Open Jam (Monday)
  • Fiddler’s Green:                    Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Friday Night Jam (Friday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick (Thursday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic Night (Wednesday)

Outside of the Clubs.

  • Sunday, Otis and the Hurricanes – Newtown Benefit in Newtown.
  • Saturday, Chris D’Amato – Stratford at Blues on the Beach (4:30pm).
  • Saturday, The Sue Menhart Band – Celebrate East Lyme Day, Main Street Niantic.
  • Wednesday, Bad Rooster – Terryville Town Green (6-8pm).
  • Wednesday, Dan Stevens – Hartford Public Library (noon).
  • Wednesday, Paul Gabriel performs at the Prospect Music Festival.

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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