Blues Schedule July 29, 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: Saturday, Butch Trucks and his Freight Train Band; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Kal David • Lauri Bono & The Real Deal; Norfolk.
  • Mystic River Park: Monday, Blue Monday w/Boston Blues All-Stars; Mystic.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Good Lord the Liftin’; Saturday, Diane Blue; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Ryan Hart and the Blue Hearts; Simsbury.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Angelico’s Lakehouse: Friday, The Legends Live On! Allman, Neville, Pitchell, King Charles; East Hampton.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • The Canoe Club: Friday, Easy Baby; Middletown.
  • Tiana: Saturday, Brandt Taylor (3 pm); Middletown
  • Gelston House: Sunday, Basically Blues Band; Haddam. (860) 873.1411
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Litchfield Summer Concert: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, electric four (6 pm); Litchfield.
  • Word of Beer: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; West Hartford.
  • FTC Stage One: Tuesday, Rich Robinson with Bonnie Bishop; Thursday, Butch Trucks and his Freight Train Band; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Landmark Café: Friday, Skylark City; Manchester.
  • Levitt Pavilion for the Arts: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Westport.
  • Daveluy’s Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo (special opening act); Watertown.
  • Tavern 489: Thursday, Mojomatics; Stamford.
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Friday, The Mojomatics; Milford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Piper-Hopkins Band; Saturday, The Hot & Heavy Band; Tuesday, Arthur James; Thursday, Sean Chambers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • 350 Grille: Saturday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave; Springfield.
  • Indian Ranch: Sunday, George Thorogood & The Destroyers (2 pm); Webster.
  • Rocky’s: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; 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)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam /Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam/ Ed Bradley   (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)
  • Georgetown Saloon: The Blue Monday Jam – Shoo Fly Band guest host
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ Gumption and Glory (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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