Blues Schedule October 7, 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 Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Solo Duo Challenge; Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Chris Ruest / Gene Taylor; Thursday, Plywood Cowboy; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Sunday, Danny Draher Band Memphis Fundraiser; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Doyle Bramhall; Norfolk.
  • St Cashmir’s: Saturday, George Dudack’s Rock, Blues and Soul Revue (Pig Roast); Windsor.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers w/Dave Howard; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Thursday, David Foster & The Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Matthew Curry and Nikki Hill; Wednesday, Doyle Bramhall, II / Brandy Zdan; Thursday, Matt Schofield; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, EasyBaby (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Performance Hub: Saturday, Danny Draher Band; Sunday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Torrington.
  • Portland Fair: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Portland.
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, Basically Blues Band; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • The Middletown Music Festival: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Middletown.
  • Pazzo’s: Thursday, Jake Kulak & the LowDown: Rocky Hill.
  • Main Street Market Place: Monday, Balkun Brothers; Torrington.
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Middlebury.
  • The Griswold Inn: Sunday, Eric Ducoff Band; Essex.
  • Crabby Al’s Seafood: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Thomaston.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, Tom Sanders Band; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • The Hartford Road Café: Friday, The Magneatos; Sunday, The Magneatos (4-7 pm); Manchester.
  • Old State House: Wednesday, Balkun Brothers; Hartford.
  • The Half Door: Wednesday, Orb Mellon; Hartford.
  • The Main Pub: Saturday, MCB 25th Anniversary Party Manchester.
  • Rebirth Arts Festival: Thursday, Balkun Brothers; Easton.
  • 323 Main Street: Saturday, Otis & the Hurricanes; Westport.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Peter Parcek Band; Sunday, Balkun Brothers; Wednesday, The Balkun Brothers; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Ridgefield.
  • The Fez: Friday, Murray the Wheel; Saturday, Dead Weight Burden; Sunday, The Travelers; Stamford.
  • Tavern 489: Thursday, Mojomatics; Stamford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, A Ton of Blues; Saturday, Professor Harp; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: ; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The White Eagle Polish Club: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Narragansett Café: Sunday, Professor Harp; Jamestown, RI
  • The Southwick Inn: Friday, Orb Mellon; Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Southwick.

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/ Dan Lord & the Big Shots

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night
  • 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)
  • 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 (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)
  • 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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