Blues Schedule September 4, 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.

  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Roomful of Blues; Hartford.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Kosher Kid & The Amplifires; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Strykers Café: Sunday, Concert to Benefit The CT Humane Society of Newington Hosted by Jess McFarland; Berlin. (860) 828-8218
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Haddam Neck Fair: Friday, Basically Blues Band (6:00); Haddam.
  • The Back Porch: Thursday, Soul Tsunami; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Monday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers; Westbrook.
  • The Canoe Club at Harbor Park: Friday, Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown
  • The Blues, Views & BBQ Festival: Saturday, Sunday; Westport.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel (duo) w/ Lonnie Gasperini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Wheeler’s Restaurant & Taproom: Friday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Woodbridge.
  • The Stadium Sports Bar & Grille: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • Ric’s Café: Thursday, The Coffee Grinders; Stafford.
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Ridgefield.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Thursday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens Trio; Mystic.
  • The Daniel Packer Inn: Friday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Mystic.  860-536-3555
  • Bear’s Smokehouse: Saturday, New England BBQ Championships w/Balkun Brothers Band; Sunday; Riverside Park, Hartford.
  • Boland’s Café: Saturday, Comstock Station; Seymour.
  • Labor Day Weekend Party: Sunday, Shaka & The SoulShakers Westbrook.
  • The Lakehouse Restaurant: Friday, New Blues Quartet; Seymour.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Roosevelt Dime; Wednesday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Theodores’: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     Monday Blues Party Kosher /Kid & The Amplifires (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)
  • The Griswold Inn:    Eric Ducoff Band (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Shiny Lapel Trio

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Ray Morant (Wednesday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night  hosted by Liviu (Wednesday)
  • 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
  • Donahue’s Madison Beach Grille:   Open Mic hosted by Sandy Connolly (various Wednesdays)
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ Wooly Mammoth (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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