Blues Schedule February 28

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 Connecticut Blues Society Jam; Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Dana Fuchs; Saturday, Tinsley Ellis / Johnny I Band; Fat Tuesday w/ Rivercity Slim & the Zydeco Hogs; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Saturday, The Official Blues Brothers Revue featuring special guest Otis Day; Sunday, David Foster & The Mohegan Sun All-Stars at Wolf Den; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Downtown Café: Saturday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes; Torrington.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Simsbury.
  • The Pond House Grille: Friday, Dan Stevens; Glastonbury.
  • The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Plainville.
  • The Black Rose: Friday, The Troy T. Blues Band; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic Duo; Newington.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, Tab Benoit w/guest Tommy Malone; Norfolk.
  • FTC Stage One: Monday, Muscle Shoals, Films that Rock; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Red House: Saturday, Shaka and the Soul Shakers; Deep River.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Sunday, Jeff Pevar-Matt Zeiner Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Arch Street Tavern: Friday, Emerge Festival w/ Balkun Brothers; Hartford. 9
  • J’s Crabshack: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Hartford.
  • Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner Acoustic Trio; Bethel.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, EasyBaby; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Saturday, Big Eyed Rabbit (Feat. Big Jon Short); Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Café 9: Saturday, The Downbeat 5, The Manchurians, Big Fat Combo; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Blues Alley; Cheshire.
  • Jakes Martini Bar: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Wallingford. (203) 793-1PUB
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band Valentines Day; Milford.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, SwampShaka Duo w/ Tony C; New London.
  • Two Boots: Tuesday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Bridgeport.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Cross Eyed Cat and the Big Birthday Extravaganza; Waterbury.
  • 500 Degrees: Saturday, Paul Gabriel Trio; Derby.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Wednesday, Nardy Boy (from New Orleans, LA) Thursday, Bamblusion; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers; 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/ Mystic Horns

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Ed Bradley (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger: Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ Greg Sherrod Band (Sunday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Gibson’s at the Clarion: Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • 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/ Majestic Fuzz (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD Seem’s Swamp Jam (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.

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