Blues Schedule January 27, 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.

  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Danny Draher IBC Fundraiser; Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, The Johnny Winter Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, happy hour acoustic duo (5-8 pm); Monday, Liviu Pop Monday Music Series; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Doyle Bramhall II w/ Emily Gimble; Hartford.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, Frankie and the Know-it-alls; Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Donahue’s Madison Beach Grille: Friday, The Bernadettes; Saturday, Mike Savino Birthday Bash; Madison.
  • Granby Legion: Friday, Brooklyn’s Michael Louis; Debut  Granby.
  • Chicago Sams: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Cromwell.
  • Westside Ballroom (WCSU): Saturday, The Red Hots; Danbury.
  • Steak Loft: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell; Mystic.
  • 323 CLUB: Wednesday, Mark Naftalin, Paul Gabriel & others; Westport.
  • FTC Stage One: Sunday, School of Rock Brunch: The Rolling Stones ; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Fez: Friday, Murray the Wheel; Stamford.
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Eric Krasno Band, Marcus King Band; Saturday, Peach Project recreate Eat a Peach and Live at the Fillmore; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Redding Roadhouse: Otis and the Hurricanes Otis; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel and Lonnie Gasperini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Outer Space: Saturday, Cosmos Sunshine’s Butterfly Effect; Hamden.
  • Café 9: Sunday, The Sunday Buzz Matinee w/ Washboard Slim and the Bluelights (4-7 pm); Sunday, Open Mic with Ashley Hamel; New Haven.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Easy Baby; Saturday, Johnny Marino and Blueshead; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Rick Russell and the Cadillac Horns; Saturday, Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band; Sunday, Hugfest: a celebration of the life of Thomas J.C. Hug; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Saturday, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters; Pawling, NY.
  • Fort Hill Brewery: Saturday, Orb Mellon Ttrio (3-7 pm); Easthampton, MA.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, Hoodoo Revelator; Worcester.
  • Padavano’s Place: Friday, Tony Soul Project; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Sullys Pub:     Salty Dog Band (Tuesday)
  • 323 Bar & Restaurant:         Blue Wednesday Party w/Mark Naftalin (1st & 3rd Wednesday)
  • 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 w/ Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Ed Bradley (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • The Brookside Bar & Grill: Jam with Steve Hatch (Thursday)
  • The Eclectic:              One Drink Minimum w/ Mike Bloomer (2nd & 4th Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ (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)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • 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)
  • 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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