Blues Schedule March 6

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: Saturday, Roomful of Blues; Norfolk.
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Dana Fuchs; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Plainville.
  • Griswold Inn: Tuesday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Essex.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • The New Orleans Restaurant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Mambo Sons w/Special Guests; Saturday, Kortchmar/McDonald Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Canoe Club: Sunday, Slippery Sneakers  ; Middletown
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • Celtic Cavern: Friday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Middletown.
  • Wheeler’s: Saturday, Rocky Lawrence; Woodbridge.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Crosseyed Cat; Waterbury.
  • Mike’s Blue Collar Bar: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Wallingford.
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Sunday, Melvin Seals & JGB with The Remnants; Stafford Springs.
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Norwich.
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Milford.
  • The Free Spirit Café: Friday, Patty and The Percolators; Vernon.
  • RIC’S Cafe’: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Stafford Springs.
  • The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum: Friday, 50 Shades of Blue; Ridgefield.
  • Two Steps Downtown Grille: Saturday, 50 Shades of Blue; Danbury.
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner Ridgefield.
  • Great Neck Country Club: Sunday, 3rd Annual Karl Kelly Memorial Scholarship Concert w/Sue Menhart, John Fries, Rob DeSorbo; Waterford.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Young Neal Vitullo; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers ; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Saturday, The Delta Generators; Worcester.
  • Electric Haze: Friday, Hot House, Gurus of Blues; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Saturday, Blue Bandies; 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:       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/ Gene Donaldson (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/ George Baker Band (Sunday)
  • Stella Blues Jam:       The Cobalt  Rhythm Kings ( 1st Wednesday)
  • 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/ Strattones (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:       Tony Soul Hosts Blues Jam Alexandria Bianco (Sunday, Worcester, 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)

Questions/comments, I can be reached through the Blog comments or at  BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed by Domenic Forcella.  My weekly Blues Beat column appears in the New Britain Herald, Bristol Press, Middletown Press and Torrington Register-Citizen.

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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