Blues Schedule September 30, 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, Kiefer Sutherland; Thursday, Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre Band; Norfolk.
  • The Berlin Fair: Friday, Chris Ruest & Gene Taylor (5:30 pm); Saturday, Carl Ricci and 706 Union Ave. (1 pm); Saturday, Danny Draher Band; Sunday, The Coffee Grinders (1:30 pm); Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Dave Keller; Saturday, Bad News Barnes /w “Blue Lou” Marini; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Stafford Palace Theater: Sunday, Magic Dick & Shun Ng w/ The Slide Brothers; Stafford Springs.
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Popa Chubby; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • FTC Warehouse: Friday, Max Creek / Creamery Station; Saturday, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Jam; Berlin.
  • Rooftop: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell, acoustic; Glastonbury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Shiny LapelTrio; Westbrook.
  • Gelston House: Monday, Cypress All Stars; East Haddam.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Delusions of Grandeur; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood; Sunday, Brandt Taylor All Star band – 9pm  ht; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Butch Taylor Duo (5 pm); Friday, Eran Troy Danner (8 pm); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Colbys; Saturday, Chris Ruest and Gene Taylor; Simsbury.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Sunday, Chris D’Amato, Shawn Taylor & Billy (6-8); Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Mona Lisa Restaurant: Friday, Blues Alley; Wolcott.
  • The Rock Garden Café: Friday, The Regulators; Watertown.
  • Brookside Tavern: Saturday, The Regulators; Higganum.
  • The Eagles Club: Friday, Mojomatics; Norwalk.
  • New American Bar & Grill: Friday, Ton of Blues; Westminster.
  • Whittemore Library: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Naugatuck.  (203) 729-4591
  • Hartford Café: Friday, The Skylark City Band; Manchester.
  • Mona Lisa: Friday, Blues Alley; Wolcott.
  • Brewer Essex Island Marina: Saturday, Kosher Kid & The Amplifires “Rendevouz Party”; Essex.
  • Woodbury Fall Festival: Sunday, Blues Alley; Woodbury.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Eric Ducoff Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Clayton Restaino Project; Saturday, Dynamite Johnny; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Franklin Brothers Band; Sunday, 8th Annual Mitch Fest; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Jim Perry & Lisa Marie; Worcester.
  • Acadia Ballroom at the White Eagle: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Vincent’s: Tuesday, Boogie Chillin’; 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/ Mystic Horns

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)
  • 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/ Ms. Marci & the Love Sick Hounds (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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