Blues Schedule October 23, 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: Saturday, Shemekia Copeland; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Bad News Barnes & the Brethren of Blues; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Albert Cummings; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Polish Falcons Club: Saturday, Shaka & The SoulShakers (1-7 pm); Southington.
  • The Red Zone Tavern: Saturday The Cheryl Tracy Band; Cromwell.
  • The Wethersfield Community Center: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Wethersfield.
  • The Diamond Pub & Grill: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Glastonbury.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Tom Sanders Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Stadium Sports Bar & Grille: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Rubber City Blues Band;Waterbury.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Sunday, Desiree Basset & The Time Machine; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Café 9: Monday, Malcolm Holcombe; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Hard Hat Café: Saturday, The Modeans/w Marty W; North Haven
  • Classic Rock Coffee Company: Friday, Orb Mellon, Kosher Kid, Mark Hennessy Trio: /East Haven.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Chris Stovall Brown Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Norwich.
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, GraveDiggers w/ Johnny Marino; Stafford.
  • Sonny’s Place: Sunday, Jeff Pitchell; Somers.
  • The Steak Loft: Thursday, Orb Mellon, Kosher Kid, Mark Hennessy Trio; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Willie J Laws Band; Saturday, The Delta Generators; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Shemekia Copeland / Bobby Christina and the Soupy Boys; Westerly. (401) 315-5070

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:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Johnny & the East Coast Rockers
  • 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)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ (Wednesday)
  • Stella Blues Jam:       The Cobalt  Rhythm Kings ( 1st Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ (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 Acoustic:             Stormy Monday Blues Jam
  • 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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