Blues Schedule Feb 20

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.

  • Willimantic Elks Club: Saturday, Winter Blues Fest; Willimantic. 860-450-0918
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, James Cotton; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Joe Louis Walker; Norfolk.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Tab Benoit; Hartford.
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Popa Chubby/The Balkun Brothers; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, David Foster & the Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • The HydeAway Café: Friday, The Redliners; Plantsville.  (860) 426-9411
  • Prince Thomas of Savoy Italian Club: Saturday, Jr Krauss & the Shakes; Avon.
  • Brass Horse: Sunday, Jr Krauss & the Shakes (3:00 to 7:00pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Windsor Recovery House: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Windsor.
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Tuesday, Beth Hart / Matt Andersen; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Palace Theater: Friday, The Thana Alexa Soul & Blues Revue (7 & 9pm); Waterbury.
  • Harkness Ballrom: Saturday, Yale Swing & Blues Monthly Dance with the Cobalt Rhythm Kings; New Haven.
  • Lakeview Restaurant: Saturday, Patty and The Percolators; Coventry.
  • The Rock Garden Café: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Watertown.  (860) 361-9800
  • Bar 3 Thirty Three: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.  (203) 693-2637
  • Wheeler Library: Saturday, The Kevin Crandall Band; North Stonington.
  • Greenwoods Grille: Saturday, 50 Shades of Blue; Bethel.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Jay Berndt and the Orphans; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Fez: Friday, 50 Shades of Blue/Rockin’ Moroccan; Stamford.
  • Bijou Theatre: Sunday, Paul Gabriel w/Jen Durkin; Bridgeport.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Night Train; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Wilbur and the Dukes; Worcester.
  • The Iron Horse: Friday, Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson; Sunday, James Cotton; Northampton, MA
  • The Narrows Center for the Arts: Thursday, Tab Benoit; Fall River.

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 Cartells
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:                   Big Jon Short (Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesdy)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (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 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 (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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