Connecticut BluesFest – 2

15 th Annual Black-eyed & Bluesfest

There are a number of blues festivals coming to Connecticut.

They start in June and run through to the Fall.  Besides in-state festivals, there are a number of good regional festivals.

In the coming weeks BluesBeatNews will get some of the information out.

15 th Annual Black-eyed & Bluesfest



June 20th 5-11 PM

Bushnell Park Pavilion – Downtown Hartford

Admission Absolutely Free!!!

Blues offered by some of the Hottest Acts around!

One of the longest running events in the state.

Starting with:

5:30- 6:30 Danny Draher Blues Band

Draher was the Connecticut representative to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis last year.




6:45-8:00 Mike Palin’s Other Orchestra

8:15-9:30 Charlie Allen Band

9:45- 11:00 James Montgomery Band





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BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed by Domenic Forcella.

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.

One response to “Connecticut BluesFest – 2

  1. Ed Stack

    The line up this year includes jazz and country, with the Blues .Danny Draher Band will be playing inside Black eyed Sally’s, in case of rain and to provide a full night of entertainment, after the festival in the park.

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