Blues Schedule August 14, 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: Thursday, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Charlie Musselwhite; Saturday, Funky Dawgz Brass Band/ The New Review /Brandt Taylor at BBQ; Norfolk.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Shawn Holt & the Teardrops; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • FTC Stage One: Sunday, Marcia Ball; Wednesday, Dana Fuchs; Thursday, Popa Chubby; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens (6:00 pm); Old Lyme.
  • Essex Island Music Series: Friday, Paul Gabriel Blues Trio; Essex.
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • Gelston House: Monday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873.1411
  • The Diamond Pub & Grill: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Glastonbury.
  • Simply Seafood and More: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, (5-8 pm); Torrington
  • Saybrook Farmers Market: Saturday, Dan Stevens (11:00 am); Old Saybrook.
  • Old Lyme Inn, Old Lyme
  • Doc’s Bar and Grille: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Clinton.
  • Blue Back Square: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders: West Hartford.
  • The Main Pub: Friday, Blues Alley; Manchester.(860) 647-1551
  • Ducks on the Ave: Friday, Balkun Brothers Band; Hartford.
  • The Pit Stop: Saturday, Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes; Milford.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Ten Foot Polecats; Saturday, Professor Harp; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • State Street Saloon: Saturday, Kosher Kid & the Amplifires; New London
  • Harbour House: Friday, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers; Mystic.
  • Brown Park Gazebo: Friday, Dan Stevens (6:00 pm); Norwich.
  • The Old Roadhouse: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; New London.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Cold Shot; Saturday, A Ton of Blues; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Dan Lord and the Big Shots; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Sunday, Rick Estrin and The Nightcats; Worcester.
  • Point Breeze: Friday, Roomful of Blues; Webster.
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Lisa Marie; 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)
  • 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/ 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/ Martyfrom Basically Blues 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)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Jam w/Host Band: Maxin White (Thursday)
  • 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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