Blues Schedule December 26

This Week’s Blues.


Jeff Pitchell

Jeff Pitchell

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: Friday, Allman, Neville, Pitchell; Wednesday, Jeff Pevar and Friends with The Joint Chiefs; Norfolk.
  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, Murali Coryell & the Random Concept; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Jeff Pevar; Simsbury.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Misty Blues; Wednesday, Night Train w/ Eric Ducoff & Mike Law; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Café 9: Saturday, Christine Ohlman / George Baker; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Infinity Music Hall: Wednesday, Tower of Power (2 shows); Hartford.
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Friday, NRBQ & The Whole Wheat Horns; Wednesday, A Mad Hatter’s Ball featuring Max Creek /guest The McLovins; Stafford Springs.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato (6:00 pm); Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Milford.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Saturday, Paul Gabriel Duo w/ Lonnie Gasparini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Guy Malone and Uncle Sonny; Waterbury.
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel: Wednesday, New Year’s Eve w/Eran Troy Danner & Marty Q; Southbury.
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Stafford.
  • The Roadhouse: Friday, Suit, Ty & Thirsty; New London  (860) 326-7670
  • Atrie’s Bar & Grill: Saturday, The Modeans  Durham;  (860) 788-7870
  • Wheelers Restaurant & Taproom: Saturday, Rocky Lawrence; Woodbridge. 203-553-9055
  • The Slainte Pub & Eatery: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Naugatuck. (203) 723-1138
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Goose: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Darien.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Matthew Stubbs Band; Saturday, The Art Steele Blues Band; Tuesday, Nardy Boy; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday,  Johnny & the East Coast Rockers;  Saturday, The Love Dogs; Wednesday, New Year’s Eve with The Duke Robillard Band; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Wednesday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.
  • The Iron Horse: Sunday Johnny A; Northampton, MA
  • Chan’s: Friday, James Montgomery; Saturday, Popa Chubby; Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell (8pm); Woonsocket, RI

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)
  • 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/Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ The Morris Trent Band (Sunday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Open Space: Open Mic Night (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)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • 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/ Ricky “King” Russell (Sunday, Chepachet RI)
  • 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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