Blues Schedule December 30, 2016

The last schedule of 2016. Plenty of NYE activities….

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: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Saturday, A Great Gatsby New Years Eve Party; Collinsville.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Brian Dunne (5:30 pm); Tower Of Power (7– 8:30 pm); Brian Dunne (9:30 pm); Tower Of Power (11 pm- 12:30 am); Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Al Anderson & the Floor Models w/Jim Chapdelaine, Lorne Enteress & Paul Kochanski; Saturday, The Joint Chiefs (9 – 10:30 pm); Kal David, Lauri Bono & The Real Deal (11 pm); Norfolk.
  • FTC Warehouse: Saturday, Robert Randolph and the Family Band; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Palace Theater at Stafford Springs: Saturday, Max Creek’s New Year’s Eve Show; Stafford Springs.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Saturday, Boogie Wonder Band 8 pm & 11  pm; Sunday, Amy Helm; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Old Well Tavern: Saturday, Tim McDonald/Ray Morant/Matt Zeiner/Liviu Pop; Simsbury. (860) 658-0050
  • Legends Sports Bar: Friday, Hash Brown & Friends; Bristol.  860-584-8928
  • LaVita Gustosa: Friday, Basically Blues Band; E. Haddam. (860) 873-8999
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Tipping Chair Saturday, Addison Station; Thursday, The Amish Outlaws; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, New Years Eve Party – Music by Dangerous Play; Simsbury.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Bruce Gregori ; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Middlebury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Four Barrel Billy; Sunday, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers; Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • Café 9: Saturday, Great Gatsby New Years Eve 2017 Burlesque Cabaret at Cafe Nine w/Dot Mitzvah; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Supergreen Big Band and Rhythmic Circus Bigger Band (9:30 pm- 2 am) /Breakfast Buffet @ 12:15; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Sully’s Pub: Saturday, Low Key New Years Eve; Hartford.
  • The Hartford Road Café: Friday, Skylark City; Manchester.
  • The Main Pub: Saturday, Michael Cleary Band; Manchester.(860) 647-1551
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Hobo Heroes and Rat Ruckus; Thursday, Erin Harpe’s Country Blues Trio; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Fez: Sunday, Happy New Year – Hangover Helper – Brunch for Dinner; Stamford.
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Jay Stollman w/ special guest Matt Schofield; Saturday, Hayley Jane and the Primates; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Harbour House: Friday, Mystic Horns; Saturday, Chris Leigh Band; Mystic.
  • Sneekers Café: Friday, F & Blues Band Sneekers; Groton.
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Steve Rodgers & Seth Adam; Hamden.
  • Toad’s Place: Saturday, Shakedown New Year’s Eve Extravaganza; New Haven. (203) 624-8623
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, New Years Eve with The Zoo;Waterbury.
  • The Rock Garden: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Watertown.
  • Las Vetas: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes Holiday Party w/ musical guests; Fairfield.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Johnny Rawls; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Prime Time Open Mike; Saturday, The Duke Robillard Band Jump’n Blues Party; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Brewer Hall: Saturday, Ms Marci & The Lovesick Hounds (8 pm); Worcester.
  • 3-G’s Sports Bar: Saturday, David Bazin & Blues Junction; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • J’s Crabshack:           Liviu’s Invitational (Thursday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Planet Red (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)
  • 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 (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)
  • 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 Granite City Rock 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)
  • 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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