Blues Schedule April 8, 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, Carl Ricci & the 706 Union Ave Band; Sunday, Blues for Dave (1 pm); Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Pine Loft Café: Friday, A Night of Acoustic Blues; Berlin.
  • The North House: Saturday, John Nemeth and the Blue Dreamers /Jake Kulak & the LowDown; Avon.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Robert Randolph and the Family Band; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Rory Block / Professor Louie & the Crowmatix; Norfolk.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Prime Rib The Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Chute Gates Steakhouse & Saloon: Jr Krauss & the Shakes; Terryville.
  • Angelico’s Lake House: Friday, Pete Scheips(6 pm); East Hampton.
  • The West Main Pizza/Lounge: Saturday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Plainville.
  • Strykers Café: Thursday, Concerts With Causes/‎Stephen Cochran; Berlin. (860) 828-8218
  • Polish Falcons Club: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Middletown.
  • Pulaski Club: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; New Britain.
  • Pazzo’s: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Rocky Hill.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Michael Cleary Band; Simsbury.
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • Sheffield Auditorium: Saturday, Dan Stevens/ Meredith Axelrod; Old Lyme.
  • The Mohegan Sun Cabaret: Friday, Sue Menhart/94.9 News Radio Birthday Party; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, Blues au Go Go; Stafford.
  • J’s Crabshack: Thursday, Liviu’s Invitational; Hartford.
  • Yarde House Tavern: Friday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic Show; Enfield.  (860) 254 5778
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Chris Stovall Brown; Thursday, Erin Harpe’s Country Blues Trio; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Fez: Sunday, Dan Stevens; Stamford.
  • Harbour House: Saturday, Ryan Hartt & The Blue Hearts; Mystic.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Gomers Bar & Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Waterbury.
  • 323 Main: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Westport.
  • Steak Loft: Thursday, Sue Menhart; Mystic.
  • The Acoustic:Thursday, Roosevelt Dime; Bridgeport.
  • Theodores’: Friday, the Mojomatics; Saturday, Diane Blue with Willie J Laws; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck ; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, Blue Light Bandits; 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/ The Cartells
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short (Sunday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Ed Bradley (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:        Thirsty Thursdays Mitch’s Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Jerzie Joe’s:    “JoBluz Under the Starz ” 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)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ BlueNite (Thursday)
  • 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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