Blues Schedule April 22, 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: Sunday, Musicians Lifelinew/Jeff Pevar; Thursday, Round 2: CTBS Annual Band Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Little Poland Festival: Sunday, Rich Badowski Blues Band & Broad Street Blues Band; New Britain.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Masters of the Telecaster w/ Jim Weider / GE Smith / Tom Principato; Hartford.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, Masters of the Telecaster w/ Jim Weider / GE Smith / Tom Principato; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Red Zone Tavern: Saturday, Comstock Station; Cromwell.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • 41 Bridge StreetLive: Saturday, Back to the Garden 1969: The Woodstock Experience; Collinsville.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, The Regulators; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Butch Taylor Band; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Brickhouse Restaurant: Friday, Jeff Pitchell, Acoustic; Newington.
  • The Canoe Club: Friday, Cheryl Tracy Band; Middletown.
  • The Corner: Friday, Eran Troy Danner Acoustic Duo; Litchfield.
  • The Prospect Café: Saturday Orb Mellon Trio; Hartford.
  • Donahue’s Beach Bar and Grill: Sunday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers; Madison.
  • Spring Fling Festival: Sunday, Creamery Station; Waterbury.
  • Hubbard Park U.S Food Truck Festival: Sunday, Creamery Station; Meriden.
  • The Windmill: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Stratford.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Eric Ducoff Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Steak Loft: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • The Hideaway: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes Hideaway; Ridgefield.
  • Peaches on the Waterfront: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Norwalk.
  • Wing it on Tap: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio Naugatuck.
  • Turnpike Café: Friday, Sue Menhart; Montville.
  • The Captain Daniel Packer Inn: Friday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Professor Harp; Saturday, The Michael Louis Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Sunday, Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-A-Whirl-Band, featuring Lou Ann Barton; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Southwick Inn: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Southwick.
  • Club KasBar: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; 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)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short (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 Hosted by 4th Wednesday Band (Wednesday)
  • The Blue Plate Tavern:        Mitch’s Thirsty Thursday Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Slanted Shanty:         Blues Open Jam hosted by Sal Iacobucci (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)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike w/ Johnny and the East Coast Rockers (Thursday)
  • 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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