Blues Schedule November 25, 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.


  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Saturday, The Last Waltz LIVE; Collinsville.
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Brother Joscephus And The Love Revolution; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Saturday, The Bernadettes; Sunday, Jeff Pevar Trio (7 pm); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, Eight to the Bar; Simsbury.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.
  • Daveluy’s: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner (7-9 pm); Watertown.
  • Country Tavern Café: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band; Guilford.
  • Knights Of Columbus: Saturday, 2nd Annual Acoustic Blues Showcase (5-11 pm); Newington.
  • Donahue’s: Friday, The Bernadettes; Sunday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Madison.
  • The Bee and Thistle Inn: Sunday, Dan Stevens (5 pm); Old Lyme.  (860) 434-1667
  • The Steak Loft: Friday, Orb Mellon Trio (7-10 pm); Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Wednesday, Balkun Brothers, Rock N’ Roll Residency; Norwich.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Black Friday Shoreline Soup Kitchen Benefit; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.
  • The Fez: Saturday, Blue Haze; Stamford.
  • Harbour House: Saturday, Sue Menhart Trio; Mystic.
  • Turnpike Café: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Montville.
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Black Rocksgiving w/ The Bobby Paltauf Band & Friends; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Park Grill and Spirits Bar: Sunday, Bo & Ira Blues (6-9 pm); Worcester.
  • Nick’s Bar and Restaurant: Saturday, Little Red and The Riders; Worcester.
  • Vincent’s: Tuesday, Boogie Chillin’ Vincent’s Bar; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • J’s Crabshack: Liviu’s Invitational w/ guests (Thursday)
  • 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/ The Cartells

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam / Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam (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/ Host 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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