Blues Schedule January 23

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.


  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Scatz Restaurant: Friday, Basically Blues Band  ; Middletown (860) 347-2289
  • Celtic Cavern: Friday, EasyBaby; Middletown.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Diamond Back; Simsbury.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Friday, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band; Sunday, Junior Brown; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Café 9: Sunday, The Morris Trent Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Head Over Heals, Fisher House Benefit; Waterbury.
  • Jake’s: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Wallingford. (203) 793-1782
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Ridgefield.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Blue Honey; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Thursday, Professor Louie and the Crowmatix; Worcester.
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Eight To The Bar; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Tony Soul Project W /Brett Brumby; Sunday, Tony Soul Feature; Worcester.
  • Local Table Village Pub & Bistro: Saturday, Tony Soul Project; Worcester.
  • Rivalry’s Sports Bar: Saturday, 3 Year Anniversary Party w/ Ton of Blues; Worcester.

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/ Superchief Trio
  • 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/Gina Gunn & Ron Pinney (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald (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 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)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick (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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