Blues Schedule February 21, 2014

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 Bristol Swedish Social Club: Saturday, Mardi Gras Ball with River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs; Bristol.
  • FTC Stage One: Tuesday, Tab Benoit Tommy Malone; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • La Boca: Friday, EasyBaby; Middletown.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Simsbury.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Bob Margolis Blues Band & Friends; Thursday, Tommy Malone; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • J’s Crab Shack: Saturday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Peter Wolf; Norfolk.
  • Café 9: Monday, Charlie Parr / Orb Mellon; Wednesday, Sera Cahoone; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Cheshire.
  • J.C. Hooks Café: Friday, Paul Gabriel w/ Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes; Waterbury.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Steve & Nick Balkun; New London.
  • American Legion Post 91: Sunday, Dan Stevens (3 pm); Moosup.
  • Lakeview Restaurant: Friday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Coventry.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, The Jon Cumming Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Bidwell Tavern: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Coventry.
  • Momma’s Boy: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; South Norwalk.
  • The Fez: Thursday, Dan Stevens & Chris D’Amato;, Stamford.
  • The Hideaway: Friday, Eran Troy Danner acoustic duo; Ridgefield.
  • The Dew Drop Inn: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner acoustic duo; Derby.
  • The Mystic Boathouse: Sunday, John Fries Band( 2-6 pm); Mystic.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Juke Joint Five; Saturday, The Mark Nomad Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, John Speziale & Friends; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Acoustic Café                        Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Dan Lord & the Big Shots

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Basically Blues Band (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ Morris Trent Band (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 w/ Night Crawlers w/ specials guests Davey Dread and Phil (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD Seem’s Swamp Jam w Fred Ball (Tuesday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • 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.

One response to “Blues Schedule February 21, 2014

  1. Jeff Zerbe

    Saw bob Margolis blues band at black eyed Sally’s on Saturday Sept. 27, 2014, and they were great.. Trying to find out the name of the woman that sang some songs w/them earlier in their set and if she sings w/another group or is a solo act. She sang Linda Ronstadt’s ” you’re no good” as well as Linda an was just awesome… T y for any info you can give me

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