Blues Schedule January 15, 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 Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, C.J.West and The Downtown Train; Sunday, Fundraiser For Mighty Soul Drivers w/Jake Kulak& the Lowdown; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Pulaski Club: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; New Britain.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Eliza Neals & the Narcotics; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Johnny A; Norfolk.
  • The Barn: Saturday, Doug James & Friends; Granby.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Thursday, Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Docs Bar and Grill: Friday, The Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Chicago Sams: Friday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Cromwell.
  • Mattys Sports Bar: Friday The Redliners; Middletown.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Loups Garou; Simsbury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • Spring St Studio: Monday, Dan Stevens; Chester.
  • J’s Crab Shack: Thursday, Mike Crandall Band; Hartford.
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo: Middlebury.
  • Donahues Madison Beach Grille: Sunday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Madison.
  • Café 9: Sunday, Big Fat Combo (4 pm); New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • LaLuna: Friday, Mame & Company (5 pm); Branford.
  • Cafe 1650: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Waterbury.
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Norwich.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Ryan Hartt and The Blue Hearts; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Windmill Tavern: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Stratford.
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Stella Blues Band; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Theodores’: Friday, Professor Harp w/Mike Law; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Club KasBar: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • The Mill: Thursday, Night Train; West Boylston.
  • JJ’s Sports Bar and Grill: Friday, Roadhouse Strangers; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Poor Howard Stith Blues; 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Superchief Trio
  • 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/Marty of Basically Blues (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 Rodeway Inn:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Preston VFW:           Jam w/Tim Cuff of Special 20 (Sunday)
  • Strange Brew:           Bill’s Garage Jam/ Bill Thibault (Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/: Munsell Brothers Band (Thursday)
  • 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 Norfolk:            Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Infinity Music Hall Norfolk:            Local Music in The Bistro (Sunday)
  • Infinity Music Hall Hartford:          Open Mic Night at the Bistro (Sunday)
  • 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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