Belated Blues Schedule January 22, 2016

The Snow Forecast is changing the schedule, call ahead.

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.

  • Old Orchard Farm: Saturday, Dan Stevens/Clayton Allen; East Lyme.
  • The Barn: Saturday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave.; Granby.
  • Wallingford Eagles Hall: Saturday, Blues Alley (6pm); Wallingford.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Hoops ‘n’ Hops: Friday, Balkun Brothers ; Simsbury.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, Frankie & The Know-It-Alls; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • Angelico’s Lakehouse: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; East Hampton.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Eric Ducoff Band; Saturday, The Sarah Levecque Band; Sunday, Brunch (11 am – 4 pm); Sunday Sound Series w/Zak Trojano; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Wendy May Band; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Friday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Milford.
  • Café 9: Tuesday, Smooth Hound Smith W/ Orb Mellon; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Rock Garden: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Watertown.
  • Toyo Grill: Saturday, Frankie & The Know-It-Alls; Colchester.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Mystic.
  • Daddy Jack’s: Saturday, The Sidewinders; New London.
  • Stash’s Café: Friday, F & Blues Band; New London.
  • Cardinal Club: Saturday, Mojomatics; Stamford.
  • The Fez: Saturday, The Red Hots; Stamford.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, New England Songwriter Showcase; Saturday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Rye and Thyme: Thursday, Big Jon Short; Leominster.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Sunday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.
  • The Iron Horse: Friday, Iron Horse Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood w/ Charles Neville & Sheila Raye; Northampton, MA
  • Wheelock Inn: Saturday, David Bazin & Blues Junction; Millbury.

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short Vincent’s Bar (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Fourth Wednesday Band (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 w/ Dan Merritt  (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)
  • 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:       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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