Blues Schedule October 9, 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.

  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Chris Ruest Band w/Hash Brown; Simsbury.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, Jonny Lang with special guest the Record Company; Hartford.
  • The Mattabasett Canoe Club: Sunday, Zydeco Sunday w/The Zydeco Hogs; Middletown.
  • Brickhouse Bar & Grill: Saturday, Comstock Station; Newington.
  • Portland Fair: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Portland.
  • Café 9: Friday, Weekly Wind Down Happy Hour DW Ditty (5:00 pm); New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Outer Space: Sunday, Snake Hills Blues Band; Hamden.
  • Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Mike Bloomer & Blues Au Go Go; Manchester.
  • Arch St Tavern: McQuade’s Departure Happy Hour (7pm); Hartford.
  • The Olde Roadhouse: Friday, Kosher Kid & The Amplifires; New London.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Wille J. Laws Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Harbour House: Friday, Chris MacKay & The ToneShifters; Mystic.
  • Alfa’s Bar and Grill: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Driver; Milford.
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Saturday, Amplifires; Norwich.
  • Old Post Tavern: Thursday, Orb Mellon/Kosher Kid/Mark Hennessy Trio; Fairfield.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Blue Devil Bluez; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Neal Vitullo and the Vipers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene: Friday, Professor Louie and the Crowmatix; Worcester.
  • Blueprint New American Bar & Grill: Friday, Ton of Blues; Westminster.

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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Shiny Lapel Trio
  • 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/ Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (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 Red Liners (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 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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