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 Hall: Friday, Tinsley Ellis; Norfolk.
  • Café 9: Friday, DittyMack, Friday Happy Hour (5-7 pm); Sunday, Johnny Nicholas & Hell Bent; Thursday, The Revelers; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Basically Blues Band; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Soccer Palooza (Millwoods): Saturday, Soccer Palooza at Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Wethersfield.
  • Rooftop 120: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Glastonbury.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Lucky Lou’s: Saturday, Magneatos; Wethersfield.
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Saturday, Blues Alley; Thomaston.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo; Bethlehem.
  • Toyo Hibachi: Saturday, Frankie and The Know It Alls; Colchester.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Blue Devil Bluez; Thursday, Balkun Brothers w/guest; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Prospect Café: Saturday, Orb Melon Trio; West Hartford.  (860) 830-1130
  • Word of Beer: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; West Hartford.
  • Birchwood Farms Music Fest II: Saturday, Richie & The Red Hot Blues; Windsor.
  • The Outer Space: Thursday, Mojo Dojo; Hamden.
  • Cafe 1650: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • The Fez: Friday, Maltbie Wood Band; Stamford.
  • Turnpike Café: Friday, Menhart-Foret Acoustic Madness (6-9 pm); Montville.
  • Tavern 489: Friday, Dan Stevens; Stamford.
  • BRYAC: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Bridgeport.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Kosher Kid and the Incredible Amplifires; Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Thursday, Cole Morson Band w/ special guest Josh Scussell; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Silks; Saturday, Sugaray Rayford; Thurday, Rhythm & Roots Festival Pre-Show Party featuring The Knickerbocker All-Stars; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Cove Music Hall: Saturday, B-Movie Blues A tribute to the Blues Brothers (8 pm)
  • Vincent’s: Tuesday, Boogie Chillin’ Vincent’s Bar; Worcester.
  • Marine Corps League: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck’s End of Summer Bash; 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 w/ Shiny Lapel Trio

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ 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)
  • 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 Granite City Rock 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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