Blues Schedule October 4


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 Pine Loft Café: Sunday, The Connecticut Blues Society’s Solo/Duo Challenge (5pm); Berlin.
  • The Berlin Fair: Friday, EasyBaby (4-9pm); Saturday, Dan Stevens (1:30-3pm); Saturday, The Joe Bluz Blues Review (5-9pm); Sunday, The Tom Sanders Band (1:30-5:30pm); Sunday, J. Geils, and Jeff Pitchell, w/Gerry Beaudoin, Texas Flood and The Jeffettes; Berlin.
  • FTC Stage One: Sunday, John Mayall; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Ana Popovic; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Friends Café: Friday, Bad Rooster; Southington. (860) 426-1020
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, The Colby’s; Simsbury.
  • Sporty’s: Saturday, Chris Ruest & Preston Hubbard w/Mike Law; Bristol.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Sunday, Dan Stevens; Westbrook.
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Friday, Sandy Connolly Trio; Westbrook.
  • The Griswold Inn: Thursday, Blues On The Rocks; Essex.
  • Café 9: Sunday, Blues Boot Camp with Greg Sherrod; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Momma’s Boy: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; South Norwalk.
  • The Lumberyard Pub: Friday, The Walter Lewis Blues Trio; Georgetown. (203) 544-7287
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Dave Keller Band -; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: ; 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 (Wedsday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/High Times

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Brandt Taylor (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/Allan James (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night with (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)
  • 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 w/Chris Ruest & Preston Hubbard (Sunday, Chepachet RI)


The Cobalt Rhythm Kings have a Saturday gig at the 1st & Summerfield United Methodist Church (8:30 pm) in New Haven.  It is a benefit for the United Methodist Black College Fund.  The Church is located at 425 College Street.  Also on Saturday, the Sue Menhart Band is at Harkness Memorial Park in Waterford at 1:30 pm.  Come Sunday it is Shelton Day and Paul Gabriel will be performing with Howard Eldridge.  Also on Sunday Café 9 is hosting a Blues Boot Camp with Greg Sherrod.

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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