Christine’s Annual Post-Thanksgiving Party

The Annual Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez Post-Thanksgiving Party at Black-eyed Sally’s was also a get together for Christine’s Birthday.  It was an occasion to get out with my Mother and Sister who are Christine fans.             Cliff getting the stage set.             Then the … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 27, 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. Knights of Columbus: Saturday, An Evening of Acoustic Blues (5:00 pm); Newington. Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Saturday, … Continue reading

Bridge Street goes “Back to the Garden 1969”

While the Bluesbeatnews Blog is mostly about my blues adventures, every once in awhile, I have to step back to some of the other music I listened to.  Music was a very big part of my formative years.  We didn’t gather without the stereo on and the newest vinyl on the turntable. So it was, … Continue reading

Northeast Harmonica Showcase

It has been a busy week, but wanted to get the Northeast Harmonica Showcase post up.  It was a fine night at Black-eyed Sally’s as four of the region’s top players showed why they draw a crowd.  Each of the four brought something different to the showcase and they kept the audience waiting for more. … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 20, 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. Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Roberto Morbioli; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes; Wednesday, Eight … Continue reading

Thursday Nite with the Rich Badowski Blues Band

A Thursday visit to J’s Crab Shack is always fun.  Add some good food to the mix and the enjoyment multiplies.  A 7 pm start means you get home in time for the News. This week it was The Rich Badowski Blues Band. Band members                 Then Rich … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 13, 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. Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Northeast Blues Harmonica Showcase; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 Bridge Street Live: Friday, Lustre Kings w/ Jr. Krauss and … Continue reading

Blues Schedule November 6, 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 Ridgefield Playhouse: Sunday, Buddy Guy; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795 The Garde Arts Center: Saturday, Buddy Guy; New London. Hanafin’s Irish Pub: … Continue reading

Shaka and the Sawtelles

It is Halloween Eve and time for a trip to Black-eyed Sally’s to see Shaka and the SoulShakers.  An added bonus is the Sawtelles as the opening act.As usual took the Fastrack in.                     Shaka starts the Show The Sawtelles             … Continue reading