Blues Schedule April 29, 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: Saturday, 1st Annual Crawfish Boil (4 pm); Saturday, Loups Garou; Thursday, Connecticut Blues Society Band Challenge Night Three; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Peter Wolf; Saturday, D.A. Foster & The Shaboo All-Stars w/Duke & The Esotericsork Vessels for Vets; Hartford.
  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Blues Jam; Berlin.
  • Simsbury Flea & Smorgasbord: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Simsbury.
  • Meriden Daffodil Festival: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Saturday, River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs; Sunday, The Sawtelles; Meriden.
  • Wilson’s Pub: Saturday, Orb Mellon Trio, Collinsville.
  • The Crown & Hammer Pub: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Collinsville. (860) 693-9199
  • Keagan’s Irish Pub: Friday, The Amplifires, Middletown.
  • The Back Porch: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Thursday, Jim Shepley; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Old Well Tavern: Saturday, McDonald/Morant/Zeiner/Pop; Simsbury (860-658-0050)
  • J’s Crab Shack: Thursday, Liviu’s Invitational; Hartford.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Thursday, Quinn Sullivan; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Tavern 483 Bar & Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo Brookfield.
  • The Canoe Club: Friday, Crossroads; Middletown.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Tusk: Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Pattaconk Bar & Grille: Saturday, Sam & Sandy Duo; Chester.
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Boogie Boys w/ Petey Hop; Middlebury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Steamroller Band; Thursday, Modeans; Westbrook.
  • Sullys Pub: Friday, The Coffee Grinder Duo; Hartford. . (860)231-8881
  • The Main Pub: Saturday, The Balkun Brothers / Jake Kulak & the LowDown; Manchester.(860) 647-1551
  • Toad’s Place: Friday, Max Creek / Creamery Station; New Haven. (203) 624-8623
  • Café 9: Saturday, Greg Sherrod Band, Someone You Can Xray, The New Dirty; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Johnny B’s Bar and Grill: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wolcott.
  • BRYAC: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Black Rock.
  • Elks Club Saturday: Ms Marci &the Lovesick Hounds; Groton.
  • Filomena’s: Wednesday, Sue Menhart;, Waterford.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Balkun Brothers w/ Vapors of Morphine; Saturday, Last Saturday Stomping Ground Electric Jam (2-5 pm); Saturday, Professor Harp; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Leon Russell; Norfolk.
  • German Club: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood w/Michael Allman; Mystic.
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, The Red Hots; Ridgefield.
  • The Music Lady: Friday, Sue Menhart  Music Lady; Moosup.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Blue Devil Bluez; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Club Symply Fargone: Friday, Martin Barre of Jethro Tull,; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Sully’s Pub:    Pete Scheips solo acoustic (Wednesday)
  • Crave:                        Rocky Lawrence (Thursday)
  • 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

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community blues jam w/ (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam / The Redliners (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
  • Georgetown Saloon: Acoustic Open Mic (Thursday)
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • Open Space: Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike w/  (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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