Blues Schedule January 8, 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: Friday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens and Clayton Allen Memphis Fundraiser (7 pm); Berlin.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Saturday, The Blind Boys of Alabama; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Danny Draher and Friends; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Mark Nomad Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Peter Asher and Albert Lee; Hartford.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes or Mighty Soul Drivers (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Barn: Saturday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes; Granby.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Ryan Hartt & The Blue Hearts; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Redliners; Simsbury.
  • The Diamond Pub & Grill: Friday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic Show; Glastonbury.
  • The Tuscany Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Middletown.
  • Sheffield Auditorium: Saturday, Dan Stevens, Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess (7 pm); First Congregational Church, Old Lyme.
  • Café 9: Sunday, Greg Sherrod’s Birthday/Bon Voyage Party Featuring The Kazzoo Crew Family Band and Paul Bryant Hudson; Monday, Snake Hill Blues (early show); New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Yarde House: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell Yarde Tavern; Enfield.  (860) 254 5778
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, The Breakfast w/s/g Bobby Paltauf Band; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Willson’s Pub: Moonstone Mamas (Gypsy Reggae); Collinsville.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Chris MacKay & the Tone Shifters; Saturday, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers; Mystic.
  • The Stomping Ground: Thursday, Erin Harpe Country Blues Trio; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Johnny B’s Bar & Grill: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Wolcott.
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Ridgefield.
  • Center Street Pub: Sunday, Dan Stevens (6:30 pm); Darien CT
  • La Tavola: Wednesday, The Boogie Boys with special guest Paul Gabriel; Waterbury.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Arthur James Band; Saturday, Diane Blue; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Shiny Lapel Trio & Vince Thompson & the Next Fun Thing; Saturday, Bobby Christina & the Soupy Boys Opening Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks; Thursday, Davina and the Vagabonds; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Live Vocal Jazz, Blues from the 40s to Top40; Saturday, Jim Perry R&B Classic Rock Blues; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Sunday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.
  • Park Grill and Spirits: Friday, Bo & Ira Blues Park Grill and Spirits; Worcester.
  • Vincent’s: Sunday, Big Jon Short  (5pm); 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Brandt Taylor (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)
  • Newington Knights of Columbus:   Acoustic Music and Jam Night (2nd Friday)
  • 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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