Blues Schedule July 15, 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.

Weekly Blues Events

  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Friday, James Montgomery Blues Band; Saturday, Christine Ohlman, and Rebel Montez, / Lee-Ann Lovelace & George Lesiw open; Collinsville.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Darrell Nulisch w/Nick Adams; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, Marcia Ball; Hartford.
  • Mystic River Park: Blue Monday w/Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones and Dennis Gruenling
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Thursday, Edgar Winter; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Doc’s Bar and Grille: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • The Painted Pony: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Bethlehem.
  • Effie’s Place: Thursday, Orb Mellon & Kosher Kid (6-8 pm); West Hartford.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Sal Iacobucci and Dreaming the Blues; Simsbury.
  • Gelston House: Monday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873.1411
  • The Back Porch: Thursday, Soul Tsnunami; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • Casa Mia at the Hawthorne: Friday, Eight to the Bar; Berlin.
  • Rockwell Park: Tuesday, Eight to the Bar (7-8:30 pm); Bristol.
  • Mills Pond Park: Thursday, Eight to the Bar (6:30-8 pm); Canton.
  • Wilson’s Pub: Thursday, Rich Badowski & Mike George Duo; Collinsville.
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, Devon Allman; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Litchfield Community Center: Saturday, Eight to the Bar (6-10 pm) Litchfield.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Richie & The Red Hot Blues Band (6 pm) / Mike Bloomer & Blues A Go Go (9:30 pm); Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Prospect Café: Friday, Orb Mellon Trio; Hartford.
  • Brookside: Friday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Windsorville.
  • Progressive Therapies: Friday, MS Marci & the Lovesick Hounds; Manchester.
  • Beachcomber: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milford.
  • Shamrock Pub: Friday, The Bernadettes; Waterbury.
  • The Fez: Friday, Murray the Wheel; Thursday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Stamford.
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Kat Wright and The Indomitable Soul Band; Saturday, Jane Lee Hooker, Bear Bones; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, JD & Friends; Ridgefield.
  • Redding Roadhouse: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes  Redding Roadhouse; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • Joey C’s Boathouse Cantina & Grill: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; Stratford.  (203) 870-4838
  • Tavern 489: Thursday, Mojomatics; Stamford.
  • Georgetown Saloon: Friday, Bobby Paltouf Band; Georgetown.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel & Lonnie Gasperini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Harp & Hound: Monday, Brandt Taylor; Mystic.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Ben Charles Band; Mystic.
  • The Stomping Ground: Wednesday, Big Jon Short; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Jackson Cove Park: Tuesday, Eran Troy Danner (6:30 pm); Oxford.
  • Pro Tek Auto: Saturday, Sue Menhart; Niantic
  • Bacon and Brews: Saturday, Jake Kulak & the LowDown (3 pm); Danbury, CT
  • Sonnys Place: Sunday, Jeff Pitchell Trio; Somers.
  • Black Hall Marina: Sunday, Jake Kulak & the LowDown (6 pm); Old Lyme.
  • Eastern Point Beach: Sunday, F & Blues Band; Groton.
  • Wilton Library: Thursday, Creamery Station (5 pm); Wilton.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers; Saturday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Thursday, Nardy Boy; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • 350 Grille: Friday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave.; Springfield.
  • Fort Hill Brewery: Saturday, Orb Mellon Trio (3-6 pm); Easthampton.
  • Narragansett Café: Sunday, Shaka & The SouShakers (4 pm); Jamestown, R.I.
  • Rocky’s: Saturday, Babe Pino Band  Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Saturday, Lisa Marie & All Shook Up with Johnny Juxo; Worcester.
  • Padavano’s Place: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.

Weekly Events

  • 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)
  • Crave:                                    Rocky Lawrence (Thursday)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursday)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short (Sunday)

Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/The Bus (Wednesday)
  • The Blue Plate Tavern:        Mitch’s Thirsty Thursday Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ Backoff (Thursday)
  • Canoe Club:              Jo Bluz Jam Session (First Friday)
  • 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)
  • Open Space: Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Georgetown Saloon: Acoustic Open Mic Hosted by Fred Ball (Thursday)
  • Georgetown Saloon: Blue Monday Jam w/ JD Seem
  • 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 Fez:         Open Mic & Jam Night (Tuesday)
  • 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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