Blues Schedule December 11, 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: Friday, Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Party Ever; Collinsville.
  • Sporty’s: Thursday, Mike Law / Hash Brown; Bristol.
  • Angry Chair: Saturday, Road to Memphis Fundraiser w/ Dan Stevens & Clayton Allen , Newington.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • Tuscany Grille: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Middletown.
  • Vines on Church: Saturday, Orb Mellon Trio; Middletown.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Shawn Taylor; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Monday, Chris Marolda; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen:  Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo: Middlebury.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Eight to the Bar (mostly Motown); Simsbury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • Nightingale’s Café: Sunday, Dan Stevens  Carol Sing on Lyme St. / Holiday Fiddle Concert with Dana Takaki and friends; Old Lyme.
  • Café 9: Monday, Benefit for Milford Food Bank; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Saturday, Annual Holiday “Toys For Kids” Concert Feat. Rob Glassman Band and more; Hamden.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Crosseyed Cat;Waterbury.
  • Mike’s Blue Collar Bar: Friday, Eight to the Bar (mostly Motown); Wallingford.  (203) 269-645
  • The Bear & Grill: Friday, Mame & Company w/Sandy Connolly; Orange.
  • Billy Bean’s Pub: Saturday, The Red Hots and The Atom Family; Danbury.  (203) 744-2326
  • Zorba’s: Saturday, Mame & Company w/Sandy Connolly; Meriden.
  • Draft House: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Shelton.
  • Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Roosevelt Collier & Pretty Good Friends; Saturday, Hot Box; Thursday, Doobie Decibel System; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Black Duck: Friday, Orb Mellon Trio; Westport.
  • Theodores’: Friday, EasyBaby; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: closed until December 18th; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Lisa Marie; Worcester.
  • Viva Bene: Thursday, The Band of Brothers/Lisa Marie; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Sunday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.


Weekly Blues Events

  • 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)
  • 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/ (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)
  • 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)
  • The Acoustic:             “Stormy Monday Open Blues Jam”
  • 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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