Blues Schedule May 30


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, also you might want to check the starting time.

  • The Pine Loft Café: Connecticut Blues Society Jam Sunday, River City Slim with special guest Paul Gabriel; Berlin.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown; Norfolk.
  • The Klein: Thursday, Buddy Guy / Los Lobos; Bridgeport. (203)-259-1036
  • FTC Stage One: Saturday, Albert Cummings; Wednesday, Marcia Ball; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, Charles Neville / Jeff Pitchell; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Club 19 Hawk’s Landing: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Southington.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Friday, JJ Grey & MOFRO; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Johnny Rawls; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Celtic Cavern: Saturday, 66 East; Middletown (860) 894-2954
  • La Boca: Friday, Easybaby; Middletown.
  • Junipers Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner acoustic trio; Saturday, Eran Troy Danner acoustic trio; Middlebury.
  • The Red House Restaurant: Saturday, Easybaby; Deep River.
  • The Back Porch: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Old Lyme.
  • J’s Crab Shack: Saturday, The Johnny Larsen Band; Hartford.
  • The Main Pub: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Manchester. (860) 647-1551
  • The Outer Space: The Outer Space Annual Flea Market; Hamden.
  • Gibson’s Bar & Grill at the Clarion: Saturday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; East Windsor.
  • The Gold Eagle: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Dayville.
  • Lefty’s Landing: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Columbia.
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Saturday, Movie – B.B. King The Life Of Riley; Stafford Springs.
  • The Lumberyard Pub: Friday, The Paul Gabriel Blues Band; Georgetown.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Balkun Brothers; New London.
  • Atria: Thursday, Paul Gabriel Trio; Hamden.
  • Chacers Bar & Grill: One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Norwich.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Dave Keller Band; Saturday, The Mike Crandall Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Rick Russell & the Cadillac Horns; Thursday, Marcia Ball; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.

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 Mystic Horns
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ (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 Blues Boot Camp w/Greg Sherrod (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 Sandy’s Band (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/ Scott Hopkins & Angela Howell (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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