Blues Schedule October 16, 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.

  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Solo/Duo Finals; Berlin.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Wednesday, Goodwin College Jazz & Blues Mash-up; Thursday, Shaboo All-Stars 44th Anniversary Party; Hartford.
  • Bridge Street Live: Saturday, Dave Keller Band & The Mighty Soul Drivers; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • The Garde Arts Center: Friday, Taj Mahal;John Hammond; New London.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Kara Grainger & Debbie Davies; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis; Plainville.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Kosher Kid & The Amplifires; Saturday, The Robinson Ford Band; Simsbury.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, The D. Smith Blues Band; Barkhamsted.
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • J’s Crab Shack: Thursday, Liviu’s Invitational featuring Neal Vitullo; Hartford.  (860) 231-9545
  • The Painted Pony: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio; Bethlehem.
  • AHM Youth & Family Services: Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Hebron.
  • The Stonebridge Restaurant: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • The Stomping Ground: Thursday, Big Jon Short; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • FTC Warehouse: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes Opening for the Average White Band; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel Duo w/Lonnie Gasperini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Friday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Milford.
  • Café 9: Wednesday, Maria Muldaur / Washboard Slim and the Bluelights; Thursday, Kinky Friedman / Brian Molna; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Crosseyed Cats Third Annual Tribute To Stevie Ray Vaughan; Thursday, Acoustic Night with Bill and Brett Calabrese;Waterbury.
  • Jakes Martini Bar: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wallingford. (203) 793-1PUB
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Gravediggers with Johnny Marino; Saturday, Professor Harp; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: ; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Bing Arts Center: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Springfield.
  • John Henry’s Hammer at First Unitarian Church: Saturday, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines (7:00 pm); Worcester.
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells
  • 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/ Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (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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