Blues Schedule April 24, 2015

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.

  • Daffodil Festival: Saturday, Big Fat Combo; Saturday, Branchwater; Sunday, The Modeans; Sunday, Balkun Brothers Band; Meriden.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Robben Ford; Norfolk.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, The Bell Bottom Blues Band, Eric Clapton tribute; Hartford.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Richard Badowski Blues Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Front Row Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Celtic Cavern: Saturday, Michael Cleary Band; Middletown.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • Pazzo: Friday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic; Rocky Hill.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Mike’s Blue Collar Bar: Friday, Roxy Perry; Wallingford.
  • Crafty Monk: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Black Rock.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Willie J Laws Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Harbour House: Thursday, Chris MacKay & the Tone Shifters; Mystic.
  • Bradford’s: Kathy Thompson Band; Stamford.
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Saturday, The James Montgomery Blues Band; Worcester.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Saturday, The Racky Thomas Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Rye & Thyme: Sunday, Brunch with Jon Short; Worcester.
  • WCUW Frontroom: Saturday, A 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:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)


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:            Sunday Soul Service (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/ (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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