Blues Schedule March 21

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.

  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Robert Cray; Norfolk.
  • Norwalk Concert Hall: Friday, Keb Mo; Norwalk.
  • The Russian Lady: Wednesday, Jay Geils with Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, the Jeffettes & special guest Gerry Beaudoin; New Haven.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Johnny Frisell Band / Mark Nomad; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Bridge Street Live: Saturday, James Montgomery; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • Strykers Café: Friday, The Troy T. Blues Band; Berlin. (860) 828-8218
  • Swedish Social Club: Saturday, D. Smith Blues Band / Mike Crandall Band; Bristol.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band (3-7pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Smokin Spokes: Saturday, The Shakes with Drew Blood; Canton.
  • The Downtown Café: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Bristol.
  • Hoops ‘n’ Hops: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Simsbury.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Dan Stevens; New London.
  • The Pit Stop: Saturday, Paul Gabriel w/ Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes; Milford
  • The Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Johnny Boots; Redding.
  • The Devine Wine Emporium: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Niantic.
  • The Narrows Center for the Arts: Sunday, Blues Brunch w/The Matt Stubbs Band (11am); Fall River.
  • Café 9: Friday, The DiMaggio Connection; Thursday, Bill Kirchen; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Cannibal Ramblers and Big Eyed Rabbit (Feat. Big Jon Short); Saturday, Little Sugar and The Big Spoonful; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Dave Keller Band; Tuesday, James Keyes; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Rick Russell & the Cadillac Horns; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Home Restaurant:     Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Dan Lord & the Big Shots

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gina Gunn & Ron Pinney (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Tim McDonald (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/”Guitar George” Baker (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ The Morris Trent 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/ Wayne Burrows & Students (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD Seem’s Swamp Jam (2nd 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 w/ Scott Hopkins (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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