Blues Schedule August 2

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, Gina Sicilia; Saturday, Joe Louis Walker; Thursday, Southern Hospitality; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, Buckwheat Zydeco; Norfolk.
  • Café 9: Tuesday, Kath Bloom/Jason Prince/The Mountain Movers; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Simbury Meadows: Wednesday, Sonny Landreth; Simsbury.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens (6pm, weather permitting); Old Lyme.
  • The Stone Fleet Tavern: Friday, Dan Stevens – (7pm) – New London, CT
  • The Lumberyard Pub: Saturday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; West Redding. (203) 544-7287
  • Donovan’s Reef: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band ; Branford.
  • So-No Arts & Music Festival: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Sunday, Balkun Brothers; Norwalk.
  • Mama’s Boy: Sunday, Walter & David (1pm); South Norwalk.
  • Theodores’: Thursday, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Stearns Square: Thursday, Ana Popovic; Springfield.
  • Westerly Town Beach: Wednesday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez (6-8pm); Westerly.
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Rick Russell and The Cadillac Horns; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Perks & Corks: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Westerly.


Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • Anna Liffey’s:           Greg Sherrod Band (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin Saint James (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (Monday)


Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Brandt Taylor (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Open Blues Jam w/Brandt Taylor (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            Sunday-After-Supper jam: w/ host The Travis Moody Band
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Hammer Down Bar & Grille:          Open mic hosted by Paco and Mark (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub                             Pete Scheips & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • June’s Outback Pub:            Open Jam (Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick Host Band Big Cat Blues (Thursday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month

Outside the clubs

  • Friday  –  The Cobalt Rhythm Kings are at the Higganum Green from 7 to 8:30 pm.
  • Saturday –  Sue Menhart plays from 2 to 4:00 pm at the Olde Mystic Village Gazebo.
  • Saturday – Eran Troy Danner at The So-No Arts & Music Festival in Norwalk
  • Sunday – The Balkun Brothers at The So-No Arts & Music Festival in Norwalk
  • Tuesday –  Dan Stevens plays The Bridgeport Public Library Burroughs-Saden Branch at 3:30 pm.
  • Thursday –  Dan Stevens is at The Connecticut River Museum (5:30pm) in Essex.



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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