Blues Schedule May 22, 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.

  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Paul Oscher; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Wheeler’s Restaurant & Taproom: Saturday, Rocky Lawrence LIVE; Woodbridge.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Roomful of Blues; Saturday, Porch Party Mamas; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Bridge Street Live: Saturday, The Kortchmar McDonald Band w/ special guest Alectro; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Doc’s Bar & Grill: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Clinton.  (860) 552-4464
  • Higher Grounds: Sunday, The Coffee Grinders (10 am); East Hampton.
  • The Back Porch: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Thursday, Jim Shepley Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Canoe Club at Harbor Park: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown.
  • Café 9: Thursday, The Lost Bayou Ramblers/Orb Mellon; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Alfa’s Bar: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Milford.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, CJ West and The Downtown Train; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Scatz Restaurant and Jazz Lounge: Friday, The Amplifires; Middletown.  (860) 347-2289
  • The Crown & Hammer Pub: Friday, Dan Stevens; Collinsville. (860) 693-9199
  • The Hop Haus Bar & Grill: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Plantsville.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Tuesday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers; Westbrook.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Live at The Fillmore: The Definitive Tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band; Hartford.
  • The Mona Lisa Restaurant: Friday, Blues Alley  Mona Lisa Restaurant; Wolcott.
  • The Hydeway Café: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Ridgefield.
  • Maury’s Pub: Thursday, Brandt Taylor Band w/Professor Harp; Danielson.
  • Harbour House: Saturday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • Memorial Day Picnic: Sunday, Sue Menhart (12-4pm); Westerly.
  • Arts Center: Sunday, Dan Stevens; Rowayton.
  • The Fez: Friday, The Mojomatics, Stamford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Hot & Heavy Blues Band; Saturday, Peter Newland and Radiioexile; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Sat  Neal and the Vipers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Padavano’s Place: Friday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Simple Man Saloon: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Beatnik’s: Saturday, Road Owls; 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/ 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/ 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 Hosted by 4th Wednesday Band (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam / (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:       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)

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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