Blues Brothers Revue at Infinity Hall

Went to Infinity Hall Hartford to see The Official Blues Brothers Revue Sunday. It is a presentation of Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi and Musical Director Paul Shaffer.  The show combines the comedy and hits from the original movie and pays homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, gospel, and soul music.  Got a chance to … Continue reading

Blues Schedule July 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. FTC Stage One: Saturday, Kenny Wayne Shepherd; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404 J’s Crabshack: Thursday, Roberto Morbioli plays Liviu’s Invitational; Hartford. Smokin’ With Chris: … Continue reading

Rocky Lawrence at Christopher Martin’s

Rocky Lawrence at Christopher Martin’s Went down to New Haven to catch a Rocky Lawrence show at Christopher Martin’s.  Joining me were my Mother and Sister.  We had front row seats for the show and got some time to talk with Rocky and have some really good food. Rocky played the songs of the blues … Continue reading

Tofield at J’s Crab Shack

Chris Tofield was in state for a number of shows.  I got my chance to see him at J’s Crab Shack.  I wasn’t the only one who figured it would be a good show as the house was packed.                                 … Continue reading

Black-eyed and Blues: brief view

Saturday the 18th was another Black-eyed & Blues Festival in Bushnell.  The weather agreed.  A little hot for me, so I did not move around as much for the photos.  Did get some photos to share. First up was the Mighty Soul Drivers.  They can always put the energy into an event.  The man in constant … Continue reading

Blues Schedule June 24, 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. Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, Akyroyd & Belushi Present: The Official Blues Brothers Revue; Hartford. Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Michael Allman and … Continue reading

Blues Schedule June 17, 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, 17th Annual Black-eyed & Blues Festival (2 pm); Hartford. (860) 278 7427 The Hungry Tiger: Sunday, Chris Tofield; … Continue reading

Blues Challenge Finals 2016

Connecticut Blues Society 2016 Blues Challenge Finals Five bands competed for the opportunity to represent the state in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge. All the competing bands gave excellent performances.  The audience was treated to a cross-section of blues styles.  and they delivered inspiring sets.  The Coffee Grinders delivered a strong set of acoustic blues … Continue reading

Blues Schedule June 10, 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. Hannon-Hatch VFW: Saturday, Connecticut Blues Society Blues Challenge Finals; West Hartford. The Brass Horse Café: Friday, Big Mike Griffin and Chris … Continue reading

CTBS Blues Challenge Finals – June 11

Blues Challenge Finals The Connecticut Blues Society will be holding its Challenge Finals on June 11th at the Hannon-Hatch VFW in West Hartford.  Show starts at 1 pm. Bands have participated in the Prelims to reach this stage.  The winning band heads to Memphis in January to compete in the Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge. … Continue reading