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 the Shakes; Collinsvile. (860) 693-9762
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Satisfaction, The International Rolling Stones Show; Sunday, Madeleine Peyroux Trio; Hartford.
  • Mechanics Hall: Friday, The Veterans Benefit Concert w/James Montgomery; Worcester.
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, Basically Blues Band; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • The Crown & Hammer Pub: Friday, Dan Stevens; Collinsville. (860) 693-9199
  • Middletown Elks Club: Saturday, Basically Blues Band (8 pm); Middletown.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Barkhamsted.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Richie and the Red Hot Blues, Hosted by Frank Davis (6 pm); Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Grady’s Tavern: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Manchester. (860) 646-9554
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Saturday, The Stampede: Donna The Buffalo w/ Peter Rowan; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen:  Thursday, Eran Troy Danner. electric trio: Middlebury,
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Stafford.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, The Mary Jane Jones; Sunday, Zack Slik (1 pm); Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Divine Wine Emporium: Thursday, Dan Stevens, Beaujolais Nouveau Night (7 pm); Niantic.
  • The Yantic River Inn: Sunday, Miss Marcy & Jim Hooper (4 pm); Yantic.
  • The Daniel Packer Inn: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.  (860) 536-3555
  • Alfa’s Bar and Grill: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Milford.
  • The Voodoo Grill: Friday, Eic Ducoff Band; Mystic.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • Two Boots: Thursday, Shaka & The SoulShakers Owners Party; Bridgeport.
  •  (860) 691-1053
  • Station House: Friday, Paul Gabriel w/ Al Ferrante; Stratford.
  • Miamogue Yacht Club: Friday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Bridgeport.
  • The Windmill Tavern: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Stratford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Dave Keller Band; Saturday, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts; Tuesday, Arthur James; Thursday, Tommy Whalen and The Ragged Edge; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Hoolios /Sweet Mercy; Saturday, The Love Dogs; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Sunday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.
  • Vincent’s: Friday, Blueswitch; Monday, Hip Swayers Deluxe; 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:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells
  • 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)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Marty from Basically Blues (Wednesday)
  • 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)
  • Country Tavern: Electric Open Mic W/ Sandy Connolly (Saturday)
  • 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ Stratones (Thursday)
  • 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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