Blues Schedule December 9, 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: Saturday, The Coffee GrindersDuo w/Rocky Lawrence/Marylou Ferrante (7pm); Berlin.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Scott Sharrard & the Brickyard Band; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Jay Willie Blues Band w/ James Montgomery; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • FTC StageOne: Sunday, Sawyer Fredericks; Fairfield.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Friday, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party; Saturday, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Saturday, Ray Morant’s Soul Tsunami; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Colbys; Saturday, Easy Baby; Simsbury.
  • Brickhouse Restaurant: Saturday, Comstock Station; Newington.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Shawn Taylor; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Michael Louis w/The Bam Boom Rythmn Section; Barkhamsted.
  • Seymour Public Library: Wednesday, The Coffee Grinders; Seymour.
  • HUB USA Education Foundation: Saturday, D. Smith Blues Band; Torrington.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Granby.  (860) 653-2738
  • Junipers Restaurant: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio (7:30 pm); Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio (7:30 pm); Middlebury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Friday, Liviu Pop & Friends (celebrating the Cartas!); Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Camps: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Middletown.
  • Doc’s Bar and Grille: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center: Saturday, Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes w/Paul Gabriel; Danbury.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Professor Harp; Sunday, The Julie Rhodes Band (1-4 pm); Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, Blues Au Go Go; Stafford.
  • The Fez: Friday, Maltbie Wood; Stamford.
  • Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • The Grey Goose: Friday, Tony Ferrigno Band; Fairfield.
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Milford.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Capricorn – Allman Brothers Tribute;Waterbury.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Kosher Kid and the Incredible Amplifiers; Saturday, Arthur James Band; Thursday, Popa Chubby; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Rocky’s: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester, MA.
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester, MA
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Round Midnight; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, HooDoo Revelator; 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/ 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 w/4th Wednesday Band (Wednesday)
  • The Eclectic:              One Drink Minimum w/ Mike Bloomer (2nd & 4th Wednesday)
  • Canoe Club:              Jo Bluz Jam Session First (Fridays)
  • 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 (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)

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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