Blues Schedule June 26, 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, Night Train/Mike Law Birthday Show / The Jake Kulak Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • LaVita Gustosa: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Sunday, Keb’ Mo’; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • Mystic Shipyard West: Friday, Mystic Blues Festival; Saturday, Mystic Blues Festival, Sunday, Mystic Blues Festival; Mystic.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Prince Thomas of Savoy Italian Club: Saturday, Jr Krauss & the Shakes; Avon. – Music 6:00
  • Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Jr Krauss & the Shakes (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • At The Corner: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Litchfield
  • The Back Porch: Thursday, Jim Shepley Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • Celtic Cavern: Friday, Crosseyed Cat; Saturday, Michael Cleary Band; Thursday, Boogie Boys; Middletown.
  • Blue Black Square: Friday, The Brandt Taylor Band; West Hartford.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Jeff Pevar & Mo’ Pleasure All-stars featuring Surprise Guests; Hartford.
  • Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Old Lyme.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Thursday, Dan Stevens Trio; Mystic.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, The Modeans; Thursday, Someone You Can Xray, Hoochie Coochie Men; Hamden.
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Friday, Guy Davis & Reggie Harris; Hamden.
  • La Luna: Friday, Mame & Co. Gig/Sandy Connolly 5-8 pm); Branford.
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Anders Osborne/ Otis and the Hurricanes (0utside 5-7:30 pm); Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • FTC -Norwalk Concert Hall: Friday, Shawn Colvin & Marc Cohn; Norwalk.
  • Café 9: Friday, A Muscle Shoals Music Revue w/Amy Black, Sarah Borges, Dan & The Wildfire ; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Pilot’s Point Marina: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band / Mark Otterson’s Birthday (5-9 pm); Westbrook.
  • Scotland Green: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers (6:00 pm) Scotland.
  • Camp Nahaco: Saturday, First Annual Camp Nahaco Music Festival w/The Brandt Taylor Band; Eastford.
  • JD Coopers: Saturday, The Brandt Taylor Band; Putnam.
  • Engine Room: Saturday, The Sidewinders ; Mystic.
  • Somers Concert Trio: Sunday, Jeff Pitcheel; Somers.
  • The Lakehouse: Thursday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes (7 pm) Seymour.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Saturday, Misty Blues; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Saturday, The Delta Generators; 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/ Neal and the Vipers
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:     Blues Jam w/ Monday, Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Ray Morant (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 w/Steve Hatch (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)
  • Preston VFW:            Jam w/Tim Cuff of Special 20 (Sunday)
  • Strange Brew:            Bill’s Garage Jam/ Bill Thibault (Monday)
  • Winchester Café:       Open Jam w/Steve Hatch (Wednesday)
  • Butterballs:    Open Jam w/Steve Hatch (Thursday)
  • 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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