Blues Schedule End of 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: Thursday, Mighty Soul Drivers New Year’s Eve Party; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, D Smith Blues Band (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Gaetanos Tavern on Main: Sunday, Robert J. (6:30 pm); Wallingford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Special New Years Eve Show, Allman, Neville, Pitchell and Texas Flood; Norfolk.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Tower Of Power (2 shows); Hartford.
  • The Painted Pony: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner; Bethlehem.
  • Wilson’s Pub: Thursday, Travis Robinson and Friends; Collinsville.
  • The Griswold Inn: Sunday, Ryan Hartt & Blue Hearts; Essex.
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, The Gravediggers; Stafford.
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Thursday, Max Creek’s Party Like It’s 1999 NYE Ball; Stafford Springs.
  • The Yantic River Inn: Sunday, Bruce John; Yantic.
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Café 9: Saturday, Christmas on Crown: Kevin Saint James & The Crown Street Orchestra with Peter Blossom and Special Guests; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Outer Space: Thursday, New Year’s Eve Jamboree; Hamden.
  • Johnny B’s Bar and Grill: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Wolcott.
  • The Hideaway:  Saturday, The Red Hots; Ridgefield. (203) 438-7676
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Christopher Dean Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Greg Piccolo & the Heavy Juice Expansion Pac’; Thursday, The Duke Robillard Band; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Rye & Thyme: Sunday, Brunch with Jon Short (10:30 am); Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Sunday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.
  • Padavano’s Place: Thursday, New Year’s Eve Bash with Blueswitch; Worcester.
  • Vincent’s: Sunday, Big Jon Short (5:00 pm); 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)
  • The Outer Space:      Honky Tonk Tuesday
  • 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/ (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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