Blues Schedule September 25, 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.

  • FTC StageOne: Thursday, Jay Stollman w/Debbie Davies and Christine Tambakis; Fairfield.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Simsbury.
  • The Pine Loft Café: Friday, Kosher Kid & The Amplifires (8 pm); Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Solo/duo Challenge; Berlin.
  • Junipers Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Middlebury.
  • The Southside Café: Saturday, Chris Tofield; Torrington.
  • Dawn’s Getaway Café: Sunday, Chris Tofield w/The Carptones (3 pm); Torrington. (860) 626-0045
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • La Boca: Saturday, Kosher Kid & The Amplifires; Middletown.
  • The Gelston House Patio: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873-1411
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, David Foster & the Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Blues Festival in Chester: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band; Chester.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Spigot Café: Friday, Lord Jims Reunion w/Steven McQuade (7 pm); Hartford.
  • The Carriage House Theater: Sunday, Kimberly Cannon’s One-Woman-Show w/ Bob Orsi and Eli Williams; Hartford.
  • Café 9: Friday, John D’Amato; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Thursday, Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys; Hamden.
  • Wheelers Restaurant & Taproom: Saturday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings; Woodbridge.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Norwich.
  • Harbour House: Thursday, Johnny MacLeod Duo; Mystic.
  • Washington Street Coffee House: Friday, Hoot for Hunger/Sue Menhart (6:30 pm); New London.
  • The Mona Lisa Restaurant: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wolcott.
  • Cuppy’s Café: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Shelton.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Chris Ruest; Saturday, The Matthew Stubbs Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Mike Crandall; Saturday, Rick Russell and The Cadillac Horns; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Friday, The Three Kings of the Blues; Worcester.
  • Padavano’s Place: Saturday, The Babe Pino Band; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Dan Lord & the Big Shots
  • 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/ Gene Donaldson (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)
  • The Blue Plate:          Jam with Front Row Band (Wednesday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Cypress All-Stars (Wednesday)
  • Celtic Cavern:                       Open Jam w/Steve Hatch (Tuesday)
  • 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 Rodeway:     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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