Blues Schedule December 5

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.

  •  Bridge Street Live: Friday, Bruce Katz Band / Lovelace-Stoltz; Thursday, Bill Kirchen’s Honky-Tonk Holiday Tour w/ special guest Susan Cattaneo; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Jam; Berlin.
  • The Brass Horse Café: The Rich Badowski Blues Band (3-7pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Popa Chubby; Saturday, Easy Baby; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Mikes Blue Collar Bar: Friday Benefit, Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse; Wallingford.
  • Old Mystic Village Arts Cinemas: Sunday, Holiday Blues Matinee with: Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez/Ricky “King” Russell & the Cadillac Horns (4pm); Mystic.
  • Café 9: Sunday, Kath Bloom, Dan Greene, Bop Tweedie (3-6 pm); New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Pond House Grille: Friday, Dan Stevens; Glastonbury.
  • Junipers Restaurant: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio; Middlebury.
  • The Cypress Grill: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Bill’s Seafood: Sunday, Dan Stevens; Westbrook.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Balkun Brothers Band; Saturday, The Erin Harpe Country Duo; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Milford.
  • The Mona Lisa Restaurant: Friday, Blues Alley; Wolcott.
  • The Rock Garden: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Watertown.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Friday, Gregg Sherrod; Cheshire.
  • Spaceland Ballroom: Saturday, Washboard Slim & The Bluelights/Marcel and Beyond the Sun features with Lonnie Gasperini on Organ, Paul Gabriel and Danny Draher/Last Fair Deal; Hamden.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Rich Badowski Blues Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Rivalry’s Sports Bar: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Blueprint New American Bar & Grill: Saturday, Professor Harp; Worcester.
  • South Side Grille & Margarita Factory: Friday, Sean Fullerton; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Poor Howard Stith Blues; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Sunday, Blue Light Bandits; Wednesday, Blue Light Bandits Duo; Worcester.
  • The Iron Horse: Saturday, Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown; Northampton, MA

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Griswold Inn:                        Eric Ducoff Band (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)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (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/ (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam Blues Boot Camp w/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)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/TBA (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD’s Hideaway Jam w/guest Corrin Huddleston (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/ Danny Draher (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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