Blues Schedule June 19, 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, 16th Annual Black-eyed & Bluesfest; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Solstice Music Festival: Saturday, Popa Chubby / Dana Fuchs Band / Balkun Brothers; Simsbury.
  • The Blue Plate Tavern: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Plainville.
  • Strykers Café: Friday, Front Row Band at Stryker’s; Berlin. (860) 828-8218
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Danny Draher Special Guest, W/Perfect Company; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Simply Seafood and More: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Torrington.
  • Angelicos: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; East Hampton.
  • The Back Porch: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • J’s Crabshack: Thursday, Liviu’s Invitational with Mark Nomad,Rich Badowski and Peter King; Hartford.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Mighty Soul Drivers / No Regrets; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Grady Tavern: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Manchester.
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Thursday, Petey Hop opens Asleep at The Wheel; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Friday, Rubber City Blues Band;Waterbury.
  • Watkinson Concert: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Hartford.
  • Word of Beer: Friday, Brandt Taylor; West Hartford.
  • The Dew Drop Inn: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Derby.
  • American Pie: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Seymour.
  • Madison Beach Club: Saturday, Paul Gabriel Blues Trio; Madison.
  • The Lake Tavern: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Dayville.
  • Montville Polish Club: Saturday, Sue Menhart Band Benefit for Terri; (4:30 pm), Montville.
  • Esker Point Beach: Summer Sound Waves Concert Series Thursday, Eight to the Bar; Groton.
  • The Slainte Pub & Eatery: Friday, Blues Alley; Naugatuck. (203) 723-1138
  • Harbour House: Thursday, Johnny MacLeod Duo; Mystic.
  • C.J. Sparrows: Saturday, The Modeans; Cheshire.
  • Café 9: Saturday, Sarah Barrios; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Theodores’: Friday, Art Steele Blues Band; The Gravediggers w/john Marino; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Padavano’s Place: Friday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Rivalry’s Sports Bar: Saturday, Blues House; Worcester.
  • WCUW Frontroom: Saturday, Shakey Jake Concert; 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/ Johnny & the East Coast Rockers
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Monday, 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/ The 4th Wednesday Band (Wednesday)
  • Celtic Cavern:                       Open Jam (Tuesday)
  • 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/ Maxin Blues (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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