Blues Schedule August 30

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.

  • Are You Dense Music Fest?: Saturday, Jeff and Texas Flood and the Jeffettes; Middlebury.
  • The Blues, Views & BBQ Festival: Saturday, The Levitt Pavillion & Westport Library; Sunday, The Levitt Pavillion & Westport Library; Westport.
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, The Kortchmar McDonald Band w/ special guest Lipbone Redding; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Ridgefield Theater: Thursday, The Rides; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Frank Bang & the Secret Stash; Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, The SwampShaka Duo w/Tony C.; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • The Back Porch: Friday, Greg Sherrod Band; Saturday, Jerry Langley; Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Madison Beach Hotel: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez (7pm); Madison.
  • The Prime Time Pub: Saturday, Blues Alley; Thomaston.
  • Spice Bar & Grille: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Southington.
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Don Giroux & Friends; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Upper Deck Bar & Grill:  Saturday, Roxy Perry and the Gang; Westbrook.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Popa Chubby; Hamden.
  • Café 9: Friday, George Baker Band/The Convertibles; Saturday, Kevin St. James Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Hot Tamales: Saturday, Paul Gabriel w/Howard Eldridge; Seymour.
  • Lucky Jack’s Bar & Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Plainfield.
  • The Lumberyard Pub: Friday, Walter & David; Georgetown. (203) 544-7287
  • Labor Day Weekend Beach Fest: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; New London.
  • Terra Sole Ristorante: Saturday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Ridgefield.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Saturday, The Willie J. Laws Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Waterfront Tavern: Saturday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Holyoke.
  • Point Breeze: Friday, Roomful of Blues; Webster.


Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • Anna Liffey’s:           Greg Sherrod Band (Wedsday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays (Wednesdays)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Brandt Taylor (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night with (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            Sunday-After-Supper jam: w/ The Travis Moody Band (Sunday)
  • 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)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
  • June’s Outback Pub:            Open Jam (Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/Host Band (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Bayou North:     JD Seem’s Swamp Jam (Monday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • Cady’s Tavern:          Rick Harrington Weekly Roadhouse Jam (Sunday, Chepachet RI)

From Samuel Impionbato:




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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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