Blues Schedule Feb 13

Just learned that the PA Blues Festival once the Pocono Blues Festival is moving back to the Big Boulder area.  Not at the ski slope but at Split Rock nearby.  Will post more as I learn.

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.

  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Leon Russell; Fat Tuesday Buckwheat Zydeco; Hartford.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Latanya Farrell; Fat Tuesday w/ Rivercity Slim & the Zydeco Hogs; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Masters of the Telecaster; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Fat Tuesday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Red House: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Deep River.
  • Two Boots: Saturday, Fat Tuesday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Bridgeport.
  • The Pour House Sports Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio; Naugatuck.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Saturday, Easybaby; Killingworth.
  • FTC Stage One: Tuesday, Leon Russell; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Fez: Thursday, Paul Gabriel (solo); Stamford.
  • Café 9: Friday, Albert Lee Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel (duo); Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Harbour House: Tuesday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • Johnny B’s: Friday, Blues Alley; Wolcott.
  • Copper Fox: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Black Rock. (203) 908-4641
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • The Painted Pony: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio; Bethlehem.
  • The Stomping Ground: Wednesday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Professor Harp; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Lucky Dog Music Hall: Saturday, The Rolling Stones tribute band “LET IT BLEED”; Worcester.
  • The Iron Horse: Friday, Shemekia Copeland; Saturday, Joe Louis Walker; 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 Colbys (Wednesday)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)

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 with MMBJ (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)
  • 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 w/Host Band Sandy’s 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 w/Professor Harp (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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