Blues Schedule July 4, 2014

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.

  • Mystic River Park: Monday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones (6-8 pm); Mystic.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Grille: Friday, Dan Stevens (7 pm); Old Lyme.
  • The Mattabasett Canoe Club: Saturday, Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown.
  • Gelston House: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873.1411
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Liviu Pop and Friends /special guest Debbie Davies; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Crown & Hammer Pub: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Collinsville. (860) 693-9199
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Barkhamsted.
  • The Canoe Club at Harbor Park: The Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown.
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café: Saturday, Dan Stevens Guitar Workshop (10 am); Old Lyme.
  • The Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens (6 pm); Old Lyme.
  • Walnut Beach Summer Concerts Series: Friday, The Signature Band (7-10); Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band (4-7); Milford.
  • New Haven Green: Wednesday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings (noon-1:30pm); New Haven.
  • Café 9: Friday, Fourth of July Blues Blowout; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Crabshell: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Stamford.
  • Priam Vineyards: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers: Colchester.
  • La Luna: Saturday, Sue Menhart Band; Mystic.
  • Rock the Docks Concert Series: Wednesday, Easybaby (6 pm); Norwich.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Joe Moss Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café:; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Oceanside at the Pier: Sunday, Dan Stevens (1 pm); Narragansett, RI.
  • The Narrows Center for the Arts: Saturday, Delbert McClinton / Neal McCarthy; Fall River.
  • State Beach: Wednesday, Otis & the Hurricanes (6-8 pm); Block Island, 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/
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • The Griswold Inn:    The Eric Ducoff Band (Sunday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (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/ Liviu Pop (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam Blues Boot Camp with 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)
  • 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 No Recall (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/Angela Howell (Sunday, Chepachet RI)
  • Theodores’:    Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic (Thursday, Springfield, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Open mic (Tuesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Jim’s Blues Jam (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Park Grill and Spirits:          Two Left Blues Jam (Tuesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Wackey Blues Jam (Wednesday, 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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