Blues Schedule July 18, 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.

  • Wadsworth Mansion: Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood and the Jeffettes; Middletown.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Brandt Taylor Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Tuscany Grill Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Middletown.
  • The Prime Time Pub: Saturday, Blues Alley; Thomaston.
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • The Pavilion Beach Bar: Saturday, River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs; Old Lyme.
  • Toyo Asian Fusian Restaurant: Saturday Frankie & The Know-it-alls; Colchester.
  • Coe Park Summer Concert Series: Friday, Eran Troy Danner (7-9 pm); Torrington.
  • First Congregational Church: Saturday Joe Holt Concert, Dan Stevens; Old Lyme.
  • Mystic River Park: Tuesday, Duke Robillard Band; Mystic.
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Milford.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Lenny’s: Sandy Connolly Band (5–8 pm); Branford.
  • West Lake Picnic: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band (2-6 pm); Guilford.
  • Neverending Books: Saturday Sawtelles; New Haven.
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Thursday, Brandt Taylor Band; Norwich.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Chris Stovall Brown Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Frog Rock: Saturday, Brandt Taylor Band (2 pm) Ashford.
  • World of Beer: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Hartford.
  • Bukleley House: Friday, Sue Menhart Band, New London
  • The Country Club of Waterbury: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • Freedom Beer Fest: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Ansonia.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Nick Moss Band; Saturday, Samirah; Tuesday, Cat and the Tonics; Springfield. (413) 736-6000

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
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (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:            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)
  • 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/ (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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