Blues Schedule March 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.

  • Bridge Street Live: Friday, Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-a-Whirl Band featuring Lou Ann Barton; Collinsville. (860) 693-9762
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Eight to the Bar – 40th Anniversary Show; Norfolk.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Masters of the Telecaster; Hartford.
  • The Cypress Restaurant: Saturday, Swamp Shaka & the Soul Shakers; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Doc’s Bar and Grille: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.  (860) 552-4464
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood; Simsbury.
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Brother Jocephus & The Love Revolution; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Roomful of Blues; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Junior Krauss & the Shakes; Barkhamsted.
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Friday, Erin McKeown, Jake Klar; Saturday, Max Creek, Legion of Jerry; Hamden.
  • The Outer Space: Friday, Happy Hour Show- The Coffee Grinders (5:30 pm); Hamden.
  • Stella Blues: Saturday, Cosmic Dust Bunnies; New Haven.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, Blues Alley; Cheshire.
  • Grady Tavern: Saturday, Junior Krauss & the Shakes; Manchester.  (860) 646-9554
  • The Mohegan Sun Cabaret: Friday, Sue Menhart (7:00 pm); Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Harbour House: Friday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Mystic.
  • Sneekers Café: Wednesday, Sue Menhart Acoustic; Groton.
  • Boland’s Café: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Seymour.  (203) 828-6210
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, The Jon Cumming Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Thursday, Cassandra Wilson; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Steak Loft: Friday, Jeff Pitchell Unplugged; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Toad’s Place: Saturday, Woofstock Show w/Suit, Ty, Thursty; New Haven. (203) 624-8623
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Balkun Brothers Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Bridge Restaurant: Saturday, Eric Ducoff Band w/Mike Law; Westerly, RI.
  • Time Out Pub: Monday, Balkun Brothers Band; Rockland ME.

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/ Dan Lord & the Big Shots
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd 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/4th Wednesday Band  (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam / the Morris Trent Band (Sunday)
  • Stella Blues Jam:       The Cobalt  Rhythm Kings ( 1st Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Stafford Tavern: Sun Valley Beach Club Jam (Sunday)
  • 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/ Wayne and his students (Thursday)
  • 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 (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 twblus@aol.com.  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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