Blues Schedule July 22, 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.

  • 41 Bridge Street: Friday, the 2016 Blues Caravan: The Blue Sisters; Collinsville.
  • Wilson’s Pub: Saturday, Carl Ricci & the 706 Union Ace Band; Collinsville.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Simsbury.
  • Foxwoods: Friday, Buddy Guy/Jeff Beck; Mashantucket.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric four piece; Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • The Canoe Club: Friday, Crossroads Band; Middletown.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Johnny Larsen Band W/ Carolyn Rae (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Cambridge House:. Saturday, liviu Pop & Friends/Nomad & Gasperini; Granby.  (860) 653-2739
  • The Blackstone Irish Pub: Saturday, Comstock Station; Milldale.
  • Sam the Clam’s: Saturday, Blues Alley; Southington. (860) 621-0522
  • Pazzo’s: Friday, Jake Kulak & the LowDown: Rocky Hill. (860) 721 8
  • Brickhouse Restaurant: Friday, Jeff Pitchell, Acoustic; Newington.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Ali Kat & The Revelators; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Willie J Laws; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Daddy Jack’s: Wednesday, Brandt Taylor; New London.
  • Harp & Hound: Monday, Brandt Taylor; Mystic.
  • Olde Mistick Village: Saturday, Sue Menhart (2-4 pm); Mystic.
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Milford.
  • The Pit Stop: Saturday, BLUEPHORIA & JD Seem; Milford.
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, The Big Nardy Social Summer Takeover w/ Nardy Boy, Black Rock Social, The Big Takeover; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • Grand Central Sports Bar: Friday, Blues Alley; Wallingford.
  • Deep River Marina: Friday, Shaka & The SoulShakers (6 pm); Deep River. (6 pm)
  • (6 pm)
  • Chicago Sams: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Cromwell.
  • The Rock Garden: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Watertown.
  • Celebrate Shelton: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Shelton.
  • Hank’s Restaurant: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Brooklyn.
  • Blues at the Beach: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Stratford.
  • Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio JOHNNY B’S BAR & GRILL
  • Never Ending Books: Saturday, Sawtelles (8 -10 pm); New Haven.
  • Newington Knights of Columbus: Saturday, Acoustic Blues Show; Newington.
  • Huntington Green: Wednesday, Kathy Thompson Band; Street Shelton.
  • BRYAC: Thursday, Balkun Brothers; Bridgeport.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Mike Crandall Band; Saturday, A Ton of Blues/Salty Dog Band; Thursday, Blue Devil Bluez; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • White Eagle: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Nick’s Bar and Restaurant: Saturday, Little Red & The Riders; Worcester.
  • Rye & Thyme: Sunday, Brunch with Big Jon Short (10 am); Worcester.
  • Club KasBar: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck’s Summer Sizzler; Worcester.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Round Midnight; 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)
  • Crave:                        Rocky Lawrence (Thursdays)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short (Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays

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/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/ School of Rock: Seekonk House 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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