Blues Schedule February 26, 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.

  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Nick Moss Band; Saturday, Henricks Plays Hendrix; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Artists Collective: Friday, Eli XY Williams w/Shaka & co. (6 pm); Hartford.
  • FTC Warehouse: Friday, Dana Fuchs Band & Popa Chubby; Wednesday, The Wood Brothers with Seth Walker; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Café 9: Friday, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen; Sunday, Sunday Matinee w/ Snake Hill Blues; Wednesday, Gina Sicilia; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Roberto Morbioli Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • MAC Center for the Arts: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Milford.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Colbys; Saturday, Amplifiers; Simsbury.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave. Band; Barkhamsted.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Melvin Seals and the Jerry Garcia Band; Hartford.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Middlebury.
  • Angelico’s Lakehouse: Friday, Jeff Pitchell w/Texas Flood; East Hampton.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.
  • FTC Stage One: Saturday, The James Hunter Six  with Jesse Dee; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Monday, Beth Hart; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Hideaway Pub: Saturday, The Red Hots; Ridgefield.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, Marc Broussard; Monday, The History of Rock & Soul starring Pauly and the Goodfellas; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Balkun Brothers; Tuesday, The Cannibal Ramblers; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Outer Space: Friday, The Coffee Grinders Happy Hour Show; Hamden.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • Johnny B’s Bar & Grill: Saturday, Comstock Station; Wolcott.
  • Mirabelle’s Italian Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Prospect.
  • Zorba’s Restaurant: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band; Meriden.
  • The Acoustic Cafe:  Friday, Petey Hop Hopkinson joins Shane Kirsch; Thursday, Luther Dickinson & The Cooperators w/Amy LaVere and Will Sexton; Bridgeport.
  • Grand Central Café: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Wallingford
  • Theodores’: Friday, Cheryl  Arena; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Eight to the Bar; Saturday, The Silks opening with Forest Fires; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Marine Corps League: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck ; Worcester.
  • Ralph’s Rock Diner: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; 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/Mystic Horns
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:         Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Short (Sunday)

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)
  • The Blue Plate Tavern:         Mitch’s Open Jam (Thursday)
  • 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)
  • Winchester Café:       Open Jam w/Steve Hatch (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café: Open Mike at the Knick w/ (Thursday)
  • 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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