Blues Schedule November 4, 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 Cypress Restaurant: Sunday, The Scissormen; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes / The Gary Douglas Band; Hartford.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner (5 pm); Friday, Roberto Morbioli (9:30 pm); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, CTBS Blues Jam; Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Saturday, Jay Jesse Johnson; Thursday, The Po’ Boys; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Pazzo’s: Saturday, Jake Kulak & the LowDown: Rocky Hill. (860) 721 8
  • Pulaski Club: Friday, EasyBaby; New Britain.
  • The Diamond Pub & Grill: Friday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic Show; Glastonbury.
  • The Hydeway Café: Friday, Neal Vitullo & the Vipers; Plantsville.
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo (7 pm); Middlebury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • Keagan’s Irish Pub: Friday, Kosher Kid & the Amplifires; Middletown.
  • The Brookside Bar & Grill:
  • Brookside: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Windsorville.
  • Brookside Bar & Grill: Saturday, Modeans; Higganum.
  • The Hartford Road Café: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Manchester.
  • The Shamrock Tavern: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner; Waterbury.
  • The Stomping Ground: Wednesday, The Coffee Grinders; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Orb Mellon Trio; Ridgefield.
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Creamery Station w/s/g The Red Planet; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Harbour House: Friday, The Menhart Sisters; Mystic.
  • Jake’s: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wallingford. (203) 793-1782
  • Grand Central Sports Bar: Friday, Blues Alley; Wallingford.
  • The North Haven Memorial Library: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders (2 to 3 pm); North Haven.
  • NERFA: Thursday, Shawn Taylor; Stamford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Willie J Laws Band; Saturday, Erin Harpe& the Delta Swingers; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Shemekia Copeland/Opening The Chris Leigh Band; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, Blue Light Bandits Michael’s Cigar Bar; Worcester.
  • The Duck: Saturday, Shawn Taylor; Sturbridge.  (508) 764-6900

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/ Neal and the Vipers

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam /Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night (Wednesday)
  • The Brookside Steakhouse and Tavern:     Redliners w/Steve Hatch (Thursday)
  • 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/ Mercuryfish (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 (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)
  • 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.

One response to “Blues Schedule November 4, 2016

  1. Carolyn

    Happy birthday Dom! Great to see that you are enjoying retirement! Here’s to a great year ahead.

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