Blues Schedule June 5, 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.

  •  Bridge Street Live: Saturday, Balkun Brothers/Suit Ty Thurrsty; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Saturday, James Cotton with Jeff Pitchell; Stafford Springs.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Friday, ChrisTofield w/ Big Mike Griffin: Saturday, ChrisTofield w/ Big Mike Griffin; Sunday, ChrisTofield w/ Big Mike Griffin (4 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Bijou Theatre: Saturday, Americana Throwdown with Christine Ohlman & Rebel
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Rich Badowski & Mark Nomad; Simsbury.
  • LaBoca: Monday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown.
  • Celtic Cavern: The Redliners; Middletown.
  • Sam the Clam’s Pub and Grub: Saturday, Blu Union w/Petey Hopp; Southington.
  • First Congregational Church: Saturday, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton (7 pm); Old Lyme.
  • The Back Porch: Friday, Michael Cleary Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • Acoustic Nights at Winding Trails: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Farmington.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • Angelico’s Lakehouse: Friday, Comstock Station; East Hampton.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, The Colbys w/ Charles Neville; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Vivo Lounge, at Maron Hotel: Friday, Danny Draher; Danbury.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Thursday, Planet of the Abts; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Wednesday, Matt Schofield With Special Guest Bobby Paltauf Band; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • FTC Stage One: Saturday, Samantha Fish with Jay Stollman; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Johnny B’s Bar & Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wolcott.
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Saturday,  Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • J’s Crabshack: Thursday, ChrisTofield; W. Hartford.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Delusions of Grandeur (6 pm); Saturday, Keep It Rolling; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Crosseyed Cat; Waterbury.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson; Milford.
  • Quench Café: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, trio Waterbury.
  • Brewer Bruce & Johnsons Marina: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band (11am – 2pm): Branford.
  • Stratford Main St Festival: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texs Flood (3:30 pm); Stratford.
  • Montez/The Paul Gabriel Blues Trio/Seth Adam; Bridgeport.
  • Stella Blues: Thursday, Hoochie Coochie Men; New Haven.
  • Vincent’s: Friday, Night Train; Worcester.
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Saturday, Joe Louis Walker w/Shun Ng; Worcester.
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Love Dogs; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Beatnik’s: Saturday, Hendrix Tribute; Worcester.

 Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Griswold Inn:                        Eric Ducoff Band (Sunday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     Blues Party (Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Colbys
  • 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/ Danny Draher (Wednesday)
  • Blue Plate Tavern:    Open Jam w/Front Row Band (Wednesday)
  • Andover Pizza:          Mike Bloomer hosts Bi- weekly Open Mic (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/ Liviu Pop (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:                            Jam (Sunday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Jam (Tuesday)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ The F & Blues 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:       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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