Blues Schedule January 1, 2016

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 Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Jam (1 pm); Berlin.
  • Café 9: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez, George Baker Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Lucky Peterson; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Mohegan Sun Arena: Friday, Aretha Franklin; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Daddy Jack’s: Sunday, Ramblin’ Dan and Clayton Memphis Fundraiser (1-5 pm); New London.
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen:  Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo: Middlebury.
  • Proud Mary’s: Saturday, The Red Hots; Newtown.  (203) 270.1876
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Chris D’Amato (6:30 pm); Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Bill’s Seafood: Friday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers (2-6pm); Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Bella’s Bartok; Tuesday, The Cannibal Ramblers; Thursday, John Funkhouser Group; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, Devon Allman Band; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Jay Stollman & Friends w/ Jake Kulak & The Lowdown; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Perks and Corks: Thursday, Ramblin’ Dan and Clayton Memphis Fundraiser; Westerly.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Tuesday, Three Leaves Left; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Vincent’s: Saturday, Night Train; Sunday, Big Jon Short; Wednesday, Zack Slik’s Final First Wednesday; Worcester.
  • Coppertop Lounge: Friday, Ski Trip with Ottomatic Slim Coppertop Lounge/Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (8am); Friday, Ottomatic Slim Band; Wachusett Mountain.


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/ (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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