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 Tofield; Saturday, Big Mike Griffin and Chris Tofield; Sunday, Big Mike Griffin and Chris Tofield; Barkhamsted.
  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Saturday, presents Fleetwood Macked; Collinsville.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Tusk – The Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac w/ The Lauras; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Ana Popovic; Norfolk.
  • Café 9: Sunday, Amy Black Muscle Shoals Revue; Thursday, Jaimo’s Jazz Band / Paul Gabriel opening; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Bobby’s Place: Rock’n Till Midnight w/Front Row Band; New Britain.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, The Michael Louis Band; Simsbury.
  • Pazzo’s Italian Cafe: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic: Rocky Hill. (860) 721 8
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, Blues Alley; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Saturday, Fade 2 Black; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Shaka & the Soul Shakers; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Dark Horse Saloon: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Oxford.
  • Pies and Pints of Middlebury: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Middlebury.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Sunday, CT  Boogie Boys Jam -w/Paul Gabriel (2-5 pm); Waterbury.
  • Johnny B’s: Friday, Comstock Station; Wolcott.
  • Gomers Bar & Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • The Hard Hat Café: Friday, Marty, John and Clay Acoustic Blues; North Haven.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Flea Market (10 am); Sunday, James McCartney w/ Balkun Brothers; Hamden.
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Friday, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes Happy Hour Summer Jam for a Cause (5-7 pm); Tuesday, Red, White, & Blues w/Saron Crenshaw & Jane Lee Hooker; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Hartford Road Café: Friday, Frankie & The Know-it-alls; Manchester.
  • Joey C’s Boathouse Cantina & Grill: Sunday, Otis and the Hurricanes(4-7 pm); Stratford.  (203) 870-4838
  • Georgetown Saloon: Friday, Touro Blues Band; Saturday, Doug Wahlberg Band; Sunday, Bobby Paltouf Band (Georgetown Day); Georgetown.
  • Brown Derby: Friday, The Ben Charles Band; Uncasville.
  • Taste of Mystic: Sunday, Sue Menhart (5-7 pm); Olde Mistick Village.
  • Abracadabra: Sunday, Mark Robinson & the Alley Gators; Windham.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Blue Honey; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • Harbour House: Saturday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Johnny & the East Coast Rockers; Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Theodores’: Friday, Professor Louie & The Crowmatix; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Round Midnight; Worcester.
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck’s Almost Summer Shindig; 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/

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam / Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Marty (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)
  • Georgetown Saloon: GTS Open Mic hosted by Fred Ball (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ Host Band Granite City Rock 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:       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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