Blues Schedule April 1, 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 Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, David Foster & The Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Saturday, Magneatos (6-8 pm); Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Jane Lee Hooker; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • J’s Crabshack: Thursday, Mike Crandall Band; Hartford.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Thursday, The  Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Barkhamsted.
  • Carmines: Friday, Basically Blues Band; East Hartford.
  • Pies and Pints of Middlebury: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic; Middlebury.
  • Donahue’s Beach Club: Sunday, The Shiny Lapel Trio  (4:30- 8:30 pm); Madison.
  • Grand Central Sports Bar: Friday, Blues Alley; Wallingford.  (203) 269-7115
  • Guilford Mooring: Friday, Sandy Connolly Band; Guilford.
  • Brookside: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Windsorville. (860) 292 6000
  • Pit Stop: Saturday, Mojomatics w/ JD Seem; Milford.
  • Sneekers Café: Friday, Sue Menhart; Groton.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Willie J Laws Band; Sunday, The Coffee Grinders; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Daddy Jack’s: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; New London.
  • The Outer Space: Friday, Jam w/Scarlet Fire Band; Hamden.
  • The Hideaway: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio; Ridgefield.
  • Harbour House: Friday, The Sidewinders; Saturday, Junkyard Heartstrings; Mystic.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Dynamite Johnny; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Hot Shots: Sunday, Mike Crandall Band; Leominster, MA.
  • Gypsy Joynt: Friday, Dan Stevens; Great Barrington, MA. (413) 644-8811
  • Perks & Corks: Saturday, Dan Stevens 9:00 401-596-1260, Westerly, RI
  • Cady’s Tavern: Saturday, Ryan Hartt & Blue Hearts; Chepachet, RI.

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)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Mystic Horns
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ the Redliners (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)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ Ms. Marci and the Love Sick Hounds (Thursday)
  • 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)
  • 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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