Blues Schedule March 25, 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 Tipping Chair: Friday, Popa Chubby / Eran Troy Danner 5-8 pm, opening act; Milldale.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Friday, Robben Ford; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • FTC Stage One: Tuesday, Robben Ford; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, Michael Packer Blues Band/ NY HOF Induction; Old Saybrook.  (860)-510-0473
  • Doc’s Bar and Grille: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Strykers Café: Saturday, Blues Alley; Berlin.
  • Loyal Order of Moose Lodge: Saturday, Front Row Band; Kensington.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Saturday, Aaron Norcoross Jr; Simsbury.
  • The Corner: Friday, Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Litchfield.
  • Penny Lane: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Old Saybrook. ;  860-388-964
  • Powder Ridge Resort: Thursday, Dan Stevens Fire at the Ridge 6- pm; Middlefield.  860-852-5444
  • Prospect Café: Saturday, Orb Mellon Trio; West Hartford.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Richie & the All Night Blues Band; Sunday, Jeff Pevar; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Painted Pony: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Bethlehem.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Muddy Ruckus; Sunday Sound Series w/ Brandon Santini 1-4 pm; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Bidwell Tavern: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Coventry.
  • The Acoustic Café: Thursday, Roxy Roca; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • The Fez: Friday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Stamford.
  • Pit Stop Café: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Milford.
  • Stonebridge Restaurant: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Toyo Asian Fusion: Saturday, Frankie & The Know-it-alls; Colchester.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Juke Joint 5; Saturday, The Wildcat O’Halloran Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000

Weekly 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:       Big Jon Short (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells

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/ Hosted by Cypress All-Stars (Wednesday)
  • The Blue Plate Tavern:        Mitch’s Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Canoe Club:              Jo Bluz Jam Session First (Fridays)
  • 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)
  • Yantic Inn:                 Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • 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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ The Billy Shears Band (Thursday)
  • 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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