Blues Schedule September 2, 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. This Thursday 9/1 the Mike Crandall Band is at J’s Crab Shack. The Stafford Palace Theater: Wednesday, The Taj Mahal Trio; … Continue reading

Jr Krauss & The Shakes House Concert Reunion

Jr Krauss & The Shakes House Concert Andy MacDonald was visiting from Austin and Scott & Ellen hosted their first house concert at The House of The Rising Pun, featuring Jr. Krauss & The Shakes!  It was a potluck, BYOB, and appetizers, dessert and coffee provided. A lot of comments have been made and pics … Continue reading

Boogie ‘N Blues 2016 Sunday

I was waiting for Sunday.  For me it was a chance to see Alexis P Suter and Albert Castiglia again.  I was looking forward to their sets and wasn’t disappointed. I had seen Alexis before, we celebrated my Mom’s 90th Birthday with her, but this was the first time seeing her perform with The Ministers of Sound, The Brooklyn … Continue reading

Boogie ‘N Blues 2016 Saturday

Saturday dawned another nice day to listen to the Blues. Christone “Kingfish” Ingram started the day.  He is the new young guitar slinger on the block.  I would get used to his playing and then he would offer up something new.                             … Continue reading

Boogie ‘N Blues 2016 – Friday

OK, so it was off to New Hampshire and the Boogie ‘N Blues Festival.  This is year 20 and the line-up kept calling me to the Fest. Many of the Fest goers take part in the camping available.  I took the easy path and stayed up in North Woodstock at Maple Lodge on Route 3.  No trouble … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 26, 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. The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Thursday, Robert Cray; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711 Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Bad Voodoo Daddy’s; Hartford. Infinity Music … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 19, 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. Fuse Fest: Saturday, Ten bands w/ D Smith Blues Band, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, and Chris Tofield; Torrington. Black-eyed Sally’s: … Continue reading

Blues Schedule August 12, 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. The Oakdale Chevrolet Theater: Friday, Bonnie Raitt: Dig In Deep Tour; Wallingford. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Tab Benoit Infinity; Sunday, Anders … Continue reading

Stafford Springs Blues Festival – 2016

The Stafford Springs Blues Festival was held in spacious Hyde Park, same place, new location in the park.  Had the makings of a natural amphitheatre, plenty of room for fans, vendors, and blues groups. As people arrived at the Festival, The Coffee Grinders were welcoming them.           The Festival headliner was … Continue reading

Shaboo Inn Reunion 2016

Shaboo Inn Reunion was powerful, entertaining, and full of memories.  The night had enough talent to fill a festival.  This Blog is a little different from past, as I will do less writing and let you see the evening.  Time allowing I will post more.  I did not catch all the names but did get … Continue reading