Blues Schedule December 18, 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.  (With the holidays quickly approaching a phone can inform you of any changes.)

  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, XY Eli Band with special guest Peter Greenfogel Jazz Quartet; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Friday, Steve Polezonis Trio; Plainville.
  • Pulaski Club: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; New Britain.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Friday, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party; Saturday, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party; Sunday, David Foster & the Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Corner: Friday, Eran Troy Danner Acoustic Duo; Litchfield.
  • The Baci Grill: Saturday, Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • The Barn: Saturday, Hash Brown/Doug James Christmas Party Show; Granby.
  • Cambridge House: Friday, Liviu Pop, Lonnie Gasperini, Paul Gabriel; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Colbys; Simsbury.
  • The Diamond Pub & Grill: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic Show; Glastonbury.
  • Fast Eddie’s: Saturday, The Red Hots; New Milford.
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo: Middlebury.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, Tom Sanders Band; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, The Curl Daddys; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Cannibal Ramblers; Saturday, Professor Harp; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Elise Testone / Tracy Jo & The Toads; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Harbour House: Friday, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers; Saturday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Sunday, An Evening of Blues, Folk, Rock w/ a Touch of Tull Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull) and Special Guest Phoebe Legere; Hamden.
  • Joey C’s Boathouse: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Stratford.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford
  • Country Tavern: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band Hosts the Christmas Party; Guilford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Hash Brown w/Ryan Hartt & the Bluehearts; Saturday, A Ton of Blues; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Lisa Marie; Worcester.
  • Vincent’s: Sunday, Big Jon Short; 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/ Geoff Willard (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)
  • Cypress Grill:            D.J. Trivia Night (Tuesday)
  • Newington K of C:    Connecticut Acoustic Musicians Acoustic Music and Jam Night (second Friday)
  • 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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