Berlin Fair Brings in the Blues



Connecticut’s Jeff Pitchell will lead an all-star crew of musicians to the Berlin Fair this Sunday at 3pm.  Pitchell who also has had a #7 CD on Billboard Charts for 12 weeks has had a heavy touring schedule.  This month alone, he is appearing with four different special guests: J. Geils; Johnny A; Charles Neville; and James Montgomery.

At the Berlin Fair, he will be appearing with J Geils,Rock Hall of Fame nominee, Texas Flood, Gerry Beaudoin and The Jeffettes.  Add Grammy nominee, Marty Richards on drums, Jimmie Biggins on sax, and the Jeffettes.

Check out this new super-group, Geils/Pitchell/Beaudoin. Get ready to dance, party, and be thoroughly entertained.

The Berlin Fair is hosting its share of blues this weekend.  Friday, EasyBaby will have the stage from 4 to 9 pm.  Saturday, Dan Stevens (1:30-3pm) and The Joe Bluz Blues Review (5-9pm) will be performing.  Sunday it’s The Tom Sanders Band (1:30-5:30pm).  They will be playing in the Lower Beer Booth.

The Berlin Fair is located at 410 Beckey Road in East Berlin.  Shuttles are available,  For more information go to:

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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