Blues Schedule July 18, 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.

  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Buckwheat Zydeco; Norfolk.
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, Trampled Under Foot Saturday, James Montgomery Blues Band w/ special guest Lipbone Redding; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • FTC Stage One: Thursday, NRBQ; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Mystic River Park: Monday, Otis & the Hurricanes (6-8pm, rain location Mystic German Club); Mystic.
  • The Downtown Café: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Bristol.
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café: Saturday, Dan Stevens Guitar Workshop (10 am); Old Lyme.
  • The Mattabasett Canoe Club: Saturday, Langley Brothers Project; Middletown.
  • La Boca: Saturday, Easybaby; Middletown.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Back Porch: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Mojomatics; Saturday, Gracie Curran & the High Falutin’ Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, The Johnny Larsen Band; Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Manchester.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Blind Willie; Thursday, Eric Bettencourt; Hamden.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Café 9: Friday, The Iguanas; New Haven.
  • Jakes Martini Bar: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Wallingford. (203) 793-1PUB
  • Johnny B’s: Friday, Blues Alley; Wolcott.
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Thursday, Melvin Seals & JGB with Acoustically Speaking; Stafford Springs.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Ricky King Russell; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Shamrock: Sunday, Easybaby (2pm); South Suffield.
  • Mama’s Boy: Saturday, Otis & the Hurricanes; Norwalk.
  • Naughty Water Whisky Bar and Grill: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Black Rock.  (475) 282-9900
  • 500 Degrees: Friday, Paul Gabriel and his Blues Band; Derby.
  • The Mohegan Sun: Friday, Party on Rooftop Satisfaction Rolling Stones Tribute Band; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • The Voodoo Grill: Friday, Eric Ducoff Band; Mystic.
  • The Captain Daniel Packer Inn: Friday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • C.C. O’Brien’s: Saturday, Professor Harp; Pawcatuck.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; Saturday, The Mutherload; Thursday, Balkun Brothers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, New York Minute; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club KasBar: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Lucky Dog Music Hall: Friday, “Let It Bleed” Rolling Stones Tribute Band with special guests The Midnight Mystics; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Jim Perry R&B Classic Rock Blues; Worcester.
  • Park Grill and Spirits: Friday, Drunken Uncles; Worcester.
  • Westerly Yacht Club: Sunday, Sue Menhart Band (4 PM); Westerly.
  • Perks & Corks: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Westerly.

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
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:                   Big Jon Short (Sunday)

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 Brothers 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)
  • 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 (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/ Lydia Warren (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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