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 House Grille: Friday, Dan Stevens; Glastonbury.
  • The Diamond Pub & Grill: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic Show; Glastonbury.
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café: Saturday, Dan Stevens Guitar Workshop (10 am); Saturday, Dan Stevens, MusicNow Foundation Benefit (7pm); Old Lyme.
  • Daffodil Fest: Sunday, The Mighty Soul Drivers (3pm); Hubbard Park Meriden.
  • The Cypress Grill: Sunday, BMA Fundraiser; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, The SwampShaka Duo w/Tony C.; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • Aqua Turf: Friday, Paul Gabriel, Wine Fest -Literacy Foundation; Southington.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, The Tom Sanders Band; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • The Back Porch: Saturday, Michael Cleary Band; Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band (3:00 pm); Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • One Eyed Pig: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Newtown.
  • Scatz Restaurant: Saturday, Easybaby; Middletown (860) 347-2289
  • The Park Central Tavern: Wednesday, Bernadettes Blues Trio w/Felicia Renee March; Hamden.
  • Danbury Harley Davidson: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner Spring Biker Bash 11am-2:30pm; Danbury.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; New London.
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Norwich.
  • The Lumberyard Pub: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Georgetown.
  • The Windmill; Saturday, Paul Gabriel w/ Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes; Stratford.
  • The Pour House Sports Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner Acoustic Trio; Naugatuck.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Willie J Laws Band; Saturday, Sam Gentile; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Voodoo Grill: Friday, Easybaby; Mystic.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Anthony Gomes; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Stafford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Saturday, Blue Devil Bluez; Thursday, Tommy Whalen & the Ragged Edge; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Mechanics Hall: Friday, Bay State Blues Summit w/John Hammond, Jeff Pitchell, Johnny A and Charlie Farren; Worcester.
  • The Southwick Inn: Saturday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Southwick.
  • The Bridge: Saturday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Westerly.
  • Cady’s Tavern: Saturday, Johnny Watson, Jr. Blues Band w/Ms. Marci & Mark Tabor; Chepachet, RI.
  • Carmella’s: Friday, Brandt Taylor (7pm); Brookfield, MA
  • Stick’s Tavern: Wednesday, Brandt Taylor; Chepachet, RI.

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/ Superchief Trio

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ 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/Cypress All Stars & Special guests (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/Host Band Shacklehands (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/ Ricky ‘King’ Russell (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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