Blues Schedule January 13, 2017

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.

  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Hungry Tiger: John Frisell Band (7 pm); Mark Nomad Band (9:30 pm); Manchester.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Jeremy Baum Trio; Saturday, Tom “The Suit” Forst CD release party; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Pine Loft Café: Saturday, Balkun Brothers IBC Fundraiser; Berlin.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Butch Taylor Band; Monday, Liviu’s Invitational w/Chris Vitarello; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Soul Tsunami; Simsbury.
  • The Painted Pony: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic trio; Bethlehem.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Cypress Restuarant: Saturday, Kosher Kid & the Incredible Amplifires; Middletown. (860) 346-3367
  • Apricot’s: Friday, Brandt Taylor; Farmington.
  • Gibson’s Bar & Grill: Saturday, Richie and The Red Hot Blues; East Windsor.
  • Word of Beer: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; West Hartford.
  • Landmark Café: Friday, Skylark City; Manchester.
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Stella Blue’s Band; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Café 9: Tuesday, Curl Daddy’s, The Clams, Surf Squad; Thursday, Rockabilly Riot w/ The Brains, The Delta Bombers; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Rubber City Blues Band;Waterbury.
  • Daveluys: Wednesday, Danny Draher; Watertown.
  • Johnny B’s Bar and Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wolcott.
  • Peaches on the Waterfront: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Norwalk.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Delta Generators; Tuesday, Brother Sal (of The Medicinal Purpose); Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Saturday, Daveydread’s Birthday Bash with Soulshot and friends; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Friday, Johnny A.; Sunday, Davy Knowles; Pawling, NY.
  • Club KasBar: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck’s First Show of 2017!; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Saturday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • J’s Crabshack: Liviu’s Invitational Slam Allen (Thursday)
  • Sally’s:            Po’ Boys & guests (Thursday)
  • Sullys Pub:     Salty Dog Band (Tuesday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Planet Red
  • 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:       BoogieChillin’ (Tuesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Superchief Trio

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Mark Nomad (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 (Sunday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Open Jam (Monday)
  • 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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