Blues Schedule August 28, 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: Friday, Lipbone Redding & The Lipbone Orchestra w/ special guest: Alectro; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Friday, Royal Southern Brotherhood; Stafford Springs.
  • FTC-The Klein: Saturday, The Taj Mahal Trio and John Hiatt & the Combo; Bridgeport. (203)-259-1036
  • Café 9: Tuesday, Sarah Potenza / Jim Oblon and Friends; Thursday, The Dustbowl Revival; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Mighty Soul Drivers; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Mighty Soul Drivers (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Blue Plate Tavern: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Plainville.
  • The Tuscany Grill Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Middletown.
  • Terryville Lions Country Fair: Friday, Allman, Neville, Pitchell!!Terryville
  • Fuse Fest: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner, (6 pm); Torrington.
  • Pies and Pints: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Middlebury.
  • The Painted Pony: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, trio; Bethlehem.
  • Angelico’s Lakehouse: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood w/Sheila Charles; East Hampton.
  • The Back Porch: Friday, Michael Cleary Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Maple Tree Café: Redliners w/guests Perdomo & Brandt Taylor; Simsbury.
  • Brooklyn Fair: Saturday, Shaka & The SoulShakers  Brooklyn, (11 am-2 pm)
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Saturday, Balkun Brothers Band; Norwich.
  • The Old Roadhouse: Saturday, Grave Diggers w/Brandt Taylor; New London.
  • Clubhouse Café: Friday, Blues Alley; Hamden.
  • Dark Horse Saloon: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Oxford.
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Friday, Save the Space Fundraiser; Hamden.
  • Abracadabra: Sunday, The Gravediggers; Willimantic.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Black and White Band; Saturday, The Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Ryan Hartt and the Blue Hearts Play; Saturday, The Double D’s Band; Thursday, Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Gina Maries Restaurant: Saturday, Patty Tuite (6-8 pm) Hebron.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Mojomatics; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, The Love Dogs; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Sandy’s Lighthouse: Sunday, Prof Harp fronting Black & White Band; Westerly. 401-596-1496
  • Club KasBar: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, Blue Light Bandits; 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Mystic Horns

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam/ Ed Bradley (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)
  • 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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