Blues Schedule October 17

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.


  • FTC Stage One: Sunday, John Sebastian and David Grisman; Thursday, Robert Randolph & the Family Band w/Guthrie Brown (solo acoustic); Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, David Bromberg & Larry Campbell; Hartford.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Roberto Morbioli Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Crosseyed Cat Annual Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute; Waterbury.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Simsbury.
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café: Saturday, Dan Stevens Guitar Workshop (10 am); Old Lyme.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Pappy’s Café: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; East Hartford.
  • MCC on Main: Friday, The Coffee Grinders (7pm); Manchester.
  • The Captain Daniel Packer Inn: Friday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Stafford.
  • Maury’s Pub: Thursday, Brandt Taylor; Danielson.
  • Andover Pizza: Friday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravedigger; Andover.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Jon Cumming Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Black Sheep Tavern: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Niantic.
  • Old Post Tavern: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Fairfield.  (203) 292-8631
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Neal Vitullo; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Raven Hollow Winery: Saturday, Dan Stevens (7 pm); Westfield, MA
  • The Narrows Center for the Arts: Sunday, Blues Brunch w/Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish (noon); Thursday, Albert Cummings; Fall River, MA
  • The Iron Horse: Wednesday, Marcia Ball (7pm); Northampton, MA

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 Zingerz
  • 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/George Baker (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/The Langley Project (Sunday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • The Outer Space: Open Mic Night w/PJ Tautkus (Wednesday)
  • 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)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/Low Budget Blues 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 (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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