Blues Schedule August 21, 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, Selwyn Birchwood Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Bridge Street Live: Sunday, A Muscle Shoals Music Revue featuring Amy Black and Sarah Borges; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Hamburg Fair: Friday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; (7:30-9 pm); Saturday, Jake Kulak; Sunday, Dan Stevens and the Mellow Men (1:05 pm); Lyme.
  • Canton VFD Lobster Fest: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers (6:00 pm); Canton.
  • Saint Joseph Polish Society: Saturday, Front Row Band; Bristol.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, D. Smith Blues Band; Barkhamsted.
  • The Prince Thomas of Savoy Italian Club: Saturday, The Shakes w/Drew Blood (4 pm); Avon.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Infinity Free Film Festival Presents “Tommy;” Norfolk.
  • The Back Porch: Sunday, The Kathy Thompson Band 3-7:00 pm); Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Madison Beach Hotel: Wednesday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Madison
  • Shamrock Pub & Grill: Sunday, Boogie Boys Jam; Waterbury.
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, LaVita Gustosa Basically Blues Band; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Stafford.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Party on the Rooftop): Friday, Satisfaction; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Mike Bloomer & The Gravediggers; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Café 9: Monday, Glenn Roth/ D.W. Ditty; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Outer Space: Friday, Save the Space Fundraiser; Thursday, Save the Space Fundraiser; Hamden.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Willie J. Laws Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Wednesday, Eric Burdon and The Animals & Edgar Winter Band; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Dew Drop Inn: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Derby.
  • Hayes Haven Marina: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Chester.
  • La Boca: Monday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown.
  • The Eagles Club: Friday, Mojomatics; Norwalk.
  • Putnam House:  Friday, JD Seem and Christopher Teal Davis; Bethel.
  • Johnny B’s Bar and Grill:  Friday, Comstock Station; Wolcott.
  • Saltwater Grille: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Litchfield.
  • The Painted Pony: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner electric trio; Bethlehem.
  • Sonny’s Place: Sunday, Allman & Pitchell (3:00 pm); Somers.
  • Angie’s Pizza: Tuesday, Brandt Taylor; Mystic.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Majestic Theater: Thursday, Neville & Pitchell; West Springfield.

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:                     Monday Blues Party (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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ (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/ 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)
  • 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ BlueNite (Thursday)
  • 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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