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 The Mile High Club; Norfolk.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, David Foster & the Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Canton Fireman’s Blues and Brews: Saturday, Connecticut Blues Society All Stars/The Eric Ducoff Band/more; Canton.
  • Dawn’s Getaway Café: Sunday, Chris Tofield w/ The Carptones (3 pm); Torrington. (860) 626-0045
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, The Redliners; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Keagan’s Irish Pub: Saturday, EasyBaby; Middletown.
  • Wilsons Pub: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Collinsville.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Ramblin Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • LaBoca: Friday, Comstock Station; Middletown.
  • Angelicos: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood w/Sheila Raye Charles; East Hampton.
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, PRIMO; Simsbury.
  • 1st and 10 Sports Bar and Grill: Saturday, Jake Kulak & the Lowdown; New Milford.
  • Dark Horse Saloon: Friday, Paul Gabriel/Center Street Band Reunion; Oxford.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Bidwell Tavern: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers; Coventry.
  • Sonny’s Place: Sunday, Jeff Pitchell Trio; Somers.
  • Yarde House Tavern: Friday, Jeff Pitchell Trio; Show; Enfield.  (860) 254 5778
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Professor Harp; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Wednesday, Kitchen Dwellers w/Creamery Station; Hamden.
  • The Captain Daniel Packer Inn: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • Daddy Jack’s: Saturday, Dan Stevens; New London.
  • The Fez: Saturday, Harry Ellis with Deep Intentions; Sunday, Ramblin Dan Stevens; Stamford.
  • The Windmill: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Stratford.
  • Tavern 489: Friday, Mojomatics; Stamford.
  • The Rock Garden: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Watertown.
  • Cafe 1650: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.
  • Peaches on the Waterfront: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Norwalk.  (203) 831-0399
  • Pilot’s Point Marina: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band; Westbrook.
  • Christopher Martin’s: Saturday, Rocky Lawrence; New Haven.
  • Army Navy Club: Sunday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Manchester.
  • Vintage Market: Sunday, Root Hog Shaka (solo show 11:30 am); Salem.
  • Mystic River Park: Monday, The Mighty Soul Drivers/Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Tommy Whalen & The Ragged Edge; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Willie J Laws Band & Greg Sherrod; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Westerly Yacht Club: Sunday, Sue Menhart (4-7 pm); Westerly.
  • White Eagle Polish Club: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Rye & Thyme: Brunch with Jon Short (10:30 am); Leominster, MA

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)
  • Crave:                        Rocky Lawrence (Thursdays)
  • Griswold Inn:            Eric Ducoff Band (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/ Superchief Trio

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam / Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam / Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Marty Basically Blues (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/ Host Band The Recliners (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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