Blues Schedule December 27

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, Cheryl Arena w/Hash Brown; Saturday, Roxy Perry Holiday Show; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Smokin’ Spokes: Friday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Canton.
  • The Lime Bar: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Simsbury.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Jeff Pevar’s Guitar Summit; Simsbury.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, The Harlem Gospel Choir; Sunday, Infinity Hall Open Mic Winners Concert Featuring Jason Tindall; Tuesday, Kal David & Jeff Pevar w/Adam Ezra Group; Norfolk.
  • Bridge Street Live: Tuesday, Jeff Pitchell / The Spampinato Brothers; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Barley Vine: Saturday, Jr. Krauss & the Shakes; Bristol.
  • Bristol Elks Lodge: Tuesday, Bad Rooster; Bristol.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band (2-6pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Saturday, Robert Randolph & the Family Band; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel Duo w/Billy Bileca; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Griswold Inn: Sunday, Eric Ducoff Band (8 pm); Essex.
  • The Outer Space: Sunday, Beth Patella, Irena Hart & The Valiante Hart Band; Hamden.
  • Michaels Downtown: Friday, Rocky Lawrence (7:30 pm); New Haven.  (203) 507-2677.
  • Café 9: Saturday, Second Annual Beehive Holiday Blowout featuring Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez with special guest The George Baker Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Jeff Pevar/Matt Zeiner Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Sully’s Pub: Tuesday, Pete Scheips; West Hartford.
  • First Night Hartford: Tuesday, The Balkun Brothers at Central Baptist Church (6:30-7:30pm); Hartford
  • Junipers Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner 7 pm (Acoustic Trio); Saturday, Eran Troy Danner 7 pm (Acoustic Trio); Middlebury.
  • Redding Roadhouse: Thursday, Orb Mellon; Redding.
  • The Fez: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Stamford.
  • The Windmill; Saturday, Paul Gabriel w/Howard Eldridge; Stratford.
  • Lucky Frog: Friday, King Cake; Willimantic.
  • The Main Street Grille: Tuesday, Basically Blues; Niantic.
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café: Wednesday, Dan Stevens Pickin’ Party (6pm); Old Lyme.
  • Theodores’: Friday,The Arthur Holmes Blues Band; Saturday, The Love Dogs; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell w/James Montgomery; Tuesday, Duke Robillard; Westerly. (401) 315-5070



Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)


Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ The Langley Project (Sunday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
  • 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)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick (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)






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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