Blues Schedule May 2

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, Dave Keller; Saturday, Roxy Perry; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society’s Blues Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Jam w/Bill “Swamp” Shaka; … Continue reading

Paul Gabriel BMA Sendoff

Blues fans gathered together as musicains came to the Cypress Grill for an afternoon of entertainment. It all was to honor Paul Gabriel as he gets ready to head to Memphis for the Blues Music Awards.  He is nominated for “Best New Artist.”  Bandmates held forth with a full schedule of talent.  Fun and food … Continue reading

Blues Challenge First Prelim

Connecticut Blues SocietyBlues Challenge   Thursday night the Connecticut Blues Society hosted the first of four preliminaries in its 19th Annual Blues Challenge at Black-eyed Sally’s. Five talented bands competed for a chance in the finals and an opportunity to compete in the International Blues Challenge, in Memphis.  This will continue for the next three … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 25

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: Saturday, Diane Blue / Lisa Mann Band; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society’s Blues Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Friday, Debbie Davies; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762 The Pond … Continue reading

Music Maker Relief Foundation 20th Anniversary

20 Years Ago, A New Model of Support For Roots Music Was Created On April 4th, 1994, Music Maker Relief Foundation was officially incorporated as a 501c3 non-profit.  Two decades later, that unique model of support has helped over three hundred elderly Roots musicians.  This April they kicked off its 20th Anniversary Celebrations with an … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 18

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, The Tom Sanders Band; Saturday, Junior Krauss & the Shakes; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society’s Blues Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Friday, Guy Davis;Collinsvile. (860) … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 11

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. Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; New London. Bridge Street Live: Saturday, Ronnie Earl; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762 Maple Tree Café: Saturday, G Tree with Lee Ann Lovelace; … Continue reading

Good Basketball but ESPN missed a big local connection

Am I missing something about the connection between ESPN and ABC?  It seems during the Women’s Final Four they show a segement of a woman singing a country music.  It is not even real.  It is Connie Britton from the ABC show “Nashville.”  Why are they advertising another network’s show?  (Could be an ownership or … Continue reading

Blues Schedule April 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, Connecticut Blues Society Jam; Berlin. Bridge Street Live: Friday, The Rev Tor Band, “The Last Waltz;” Thursday, Face The Music Benefit with: Roomful of Blues, … Continue reading

Blues Blizzard Sights

As with all good parties, the Blizzard is a fun event with plenty of activities.  Known for its full dance floor, people really have a cardiac workout without the gym fees.   Okay, I think I will try to save some space.  When you are a good dancer you are quite often on the floor. … Continue reading