Blues Schedule September 12

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: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society’s Solo/Duo Challenge; Berlin.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, John Mayall; Thursday, Johnny Winter Remembrance Concert; Norfolk.
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, John Mayall / Sam Morrow; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Berg’s Field: Saturday, The Two Left Feet Blues Festival; East Hartland
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Oktoberfest: Friday, Mike Crandall Band; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, and the Jeffettes (7:30 pm); New Britain.
  • 3rd Thursday Street Fest: Thursday, Duke Robillard; Willimantic.
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, The Ryan Martin Foundation Benefit Concert; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Oktoberfest at Spaten Beerhall: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis Trio (2-4 pm); New Britain.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • LaVita Gustosa: Saturday, The SwampShaka Duo w/Tony C.; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • June’s Outback Pub: Monday, Brandt Taylor; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • Knights of Columbus Pig Roast: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders (1 pm); Newington.
  • Westbrook Elks: Sunday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • The Black Hall Grille: Thursday, Dan Stevens (5 pm); Old Lyme.
  • J Lynns Harvest Pub: Friday, Redliners; Southington.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Café 9: Friday, The Balkun Brothers; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Rubber City Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • Cafe 1650: Saturday, Blues Alley; Waterbury.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; New London.
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • The Black Sheep Tavern: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Niantic.
  • The Goose: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Darien.
  • Naughty Water Whisky Bar and Grill: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Fairfield.
  • Weidel’s Pizza and Pub: Friday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Sterling.
  • Maury’s Pub: Thursday, Brandt Taylor; Danielson.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Cannibal Ramblers; Saturday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Saturday, Magic Dick & Shun Ng; Worcester.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Johnny Rawls; Saturday, The Dave Keller Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Rick Russell and the Cadillac Horns; Sunday, Bob Burt Benefit; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Sunday, Rock’n Blues For A Buddy (4-11pm); Worcester.
  • Legends Studio: Tuesday, Albert Castiglia; Palmer, MA.
  • Rivalry’s Sports Bar: Friday, Ton of Blues; 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 Cartells
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:                   Big Jon Short (Sunday)
  • Dr. Nat  Nick’s Bar and Restaurant: Thank Friday It’s (Friday, Worcester)
  • Nu Café:        Live Music with Matt Robert (Wednesdays, Worcester)

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/ Basically Blues Band   (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ The Cobalt Rhythm Kings (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/ Scoobie and the Poundhound (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 (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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