Blues Schedule June 3, 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: Thursday, Ana Popovic w/ Jay Stollman; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Café 9: Saturday, Eliza Neals & The Narcotics w/ Rocky Lawrence; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Eliza Neals & the Narcotics; Saturday, Jay Willie Blues Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Carl Ricci & The 706 Union Ave Band; Simsbury.
  • Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave; Barkhamsted.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (5-8 pm); Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell acoustic; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • La Boca: Friday, Brooklyn NY’s Michael Louis; Middletown.
  • Cadillac Ranch:  Sunday, George’s Ride & Chilifest (benefit for George M. Ryan Memorial Scholarship Fund): Southington.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Sunday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Westbrook.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, The Michael Cleary Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Back Porch: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Sunday, James & The Untold Riches; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Johnny B’s Bar and Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner; Wolcott.
  • Broadbrook Restaurant: Friday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Windsorville.
  • The Pit Stop: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Milford.
  • Z’s Corner Café: Saturday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings; West Haven.
  • Abracadabra Banquet & Event Center: Sunday, Richard Badowski Blues Band (2 pm); Willimantic.
  • Stratford Main Street Festival: Saturday, Jake Kulac & the LowDown (1:30 pm) Stratford.
  • Captain’s Cove: Saturday, Jake Kulac & the LowDown (4 pm); Bridgeport.
  • The Hideaway: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.
  • Daddy Jack’s: Saturday, Sue Menhart Special Guest with Franklin Brothers Band; New London.
  • Donahue’s Beach Bar and Grill: Sunday, The Shiny Lapel Trio (4:30); Madison.
  • Circles on the Sound Fest ival: Sunday, Balkun Brothers; Bridgeport.
  • The State Line Station: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers (7 pm); Southwick.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Dave Keller Band; Saturday, The Love Dogs; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: ; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Southwick Motocross 338: Saturday, Richie and the Red Hot Blues/Shakedown; Southwick.
  • Marine Corps League: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Lisa Marie; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • 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/ The Cartell


Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/4th Wednesday Band (Wednesday)
  • The Blue Plate Tavern:        Mitch’s Thirsty Thursday Open Jam (Thursday)
  • The Eclectic:              One Drink Minimum w/ Mike Bloomer (2nd & 4th Wednesday)
  • Canoe Club:              Jo Bluz Jam Session First (Fridays)
  • Stella Blues Jam:       The Cobalt Rhythm Kings ( 1st Wednesday)
  • Jerzie Joe’s:    “JoBluz Under the Starz ” Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Slanted Shanty:         Blues Open Jam hosted by Sal Iacobucci (Thursday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ The Billy Shears Band (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))
  • 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:       Mikey Lynch’s Sunday Jam w/Rosemary’s Baby Blues (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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