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) 693-9762
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, The Summer of Love Concert featuring Glen Burtnik and the Summer of Love Experience; Norfolk.
  • The Klein: Friday, B.B. King; Bridgeport. (203)-259-1036
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Mark Mercier & Matt Zeiner; Simsbury.
  • The Blue Plate: Saturday, The Troy T. Blues Band; Plainville. (860) 747-4860
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Greenwood’s Grille & Ale House: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, Acoustic Trio; Bethel.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Duke Robillard; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, The Redliners; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Red House: Saturday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Deep River.
  • The Palace Theater: Friday, James Montgomery; Stafford Springs.
  • Lakeview Restaurant: Friday, Patty & the Percolators; Coventry. (860) 498-0500.
  • Redding Roadhouse: Friday, Paul Gabriel Blues Band; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • The Lumberyard Pub: Friday, Blues Man John Bailey; Georgetown. (203) 544-7287
  • Café 9: ; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Weidel’s Pizza and Pub: Friday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Sterling.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, The SwampShaka Trio; New London.
  • The Steelhorse Saloon: Friday, Brandt Taylor; North Haven.
  • The Rock Garden: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Watertown.
  • Hot Tamale: Saturday, Howard Eldridge & the Soul Potatoes w/guest Paul Gabriel; Seymour.
  • Stick’s Tavern: Wednesday, Brandt Taylor; Chepachet, RI
  • Maury’s Pub: Thursday, Brandt Taylor; Danielson.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Willie J. Laws Band; Saturday, Professor Harp; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Jonah Smith; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Skybox: Friday, Bluedevil Bluez; Southwick, MA
  • Cady’s Tavern: Friday, Easybaby; Chepachet, RI
  • The Gypsy Joynt: Friday, Dan Stevens; Great Barrington, MA
  • Narragansett Cafe: Sunday, Blues with The Mike Crandall Band Feat. Sam Gentile; Jamestown, RI

 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartel

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (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 Jam (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)
  • Gibson’s Bar & Grill 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/Host Downtown Brown (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 w/ Chris Stovall Brown (Sunday, Chepachet RI)
  • Theodores’:    Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic (Thursday, Springfield, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Open mic (Tuesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Jillian’s:          Open mic (Thursdays, Worcester, MA)
  • Snow’s Restaurant & Bar:   Open mic (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Boundary Brewhouse:          Sunday Blues Jam (Pawtucket, 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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