Blues Schedule August 7, 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: Friday, Albert Castiglia; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Irish American Home Society: Sunday, The Mighty Soul Drivers Memphis Fundraiser; Glastonbury.
  • Middlesex CC: Saturday, Middletown Music Festival; Sunday, Middletown Music Festival; Middletown.
  • Hyde Park: Saturday, Stafford Springs Blues Fest: Stafford Springs.
  • Haymarket Square: Saturday, Blues Fest Aftershow The Coffee Grinders; Stafford Springs.
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Friday, Josh Scussell & Electric Storm / Cold Train; Saturday, David Foster & The Shaboo All-Stars; Stafford Springs.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, Allman, Neville, Pitchell w/Claudette King and Sheila Charles; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Delbert McClinton; Norfolk.
  • The Maple Tree: Friday, The Robinson Ford Band; Simsbury.
  • FTC Stage One: Tuesday, Carolyn Wonderland; Thursday, Charlie Musselwhite with Mark Naftalin; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Back Porch: Thursday, Soul Tsunami; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Saturday, The Cobalt  Rhythm Kings; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • Tea for 200: Saturday, Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez ( 4 PM); Washington Depot.
  • Café 9: Thursday, Johnny A / Jeremy Lichter & Dean Falcone; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • LaLuna: Friday, Mame & Co. w/Sandy Connolley (5– 8 pm); Branford.
  • Madison Beach Club: Friday, Paul Gabriel Duo (5-7 pm); Friday, Paul Gabriel Blues Trio (8-11 pm); Madison.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Sunday, James & the Untold Riches; Manchester.
  • The Palace Danbury: Friday, Allman, Neville, Pitchell w/Claudette King and Sheila Charles; Danbury.
  • Sun Valley: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Stafford Springs.
  • Abracadabra Restaurant: Saturday, Frankie and the Know It All’s; Willimantic.
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Sunday, Boz Scaggs; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Windmill: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Stratford.
  • Harbour House: Thursday, Bruce John; Mystic.
  • Olde Mistick Village: Saturday, Sue Menhart Acoustic (2-4 pm); Mystic.
  • The Mona Lisa Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Wolcott.
  • Johnny B’S Bar & Grill: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Wolcott.
  • Danny O’s Bar & Grille: Friday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes (6 pm); Shelton.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Cheryl Arena Band; Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio;  Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Superchief Trio; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Nick’s Bar and Restaurant: Saturday, Little Red & The Riders; Worcester.
  • Rivalry’s Sports Bar: Saturday, Blues Brothers; Worcester.
  • Narragansett Café: Sunday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Jamestown, RI

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)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Bonner and Boogie Chillin (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (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 Hosting (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)
  • Andover Pizza:          Open Jam with Mike Bloomer (alternating Wednesday)
  • 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)
  • 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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