Blues Schedule February 24, 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.

  • FTC Warehouse: Thursday, Taj Mahal; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Tuesday, Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, Los Lobos; Hartford.
  • The Central Café: Friday, Eran Troy Danner Duo; Plainville. (860) 747-0405
  • Penny Lane: Friday, Shawn Taylor; Old Saybrook.
  • Wilson’s Pub: Saturday, CrownAid 2017 (1 pm); Collinsville.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner  (5 pm); Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell; Thursday, The Amish Outlaws; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Tuesday, Tim McDonald & the Mardi Gras All-Stars; Simsbury.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Granby.
  • Landmark Café: Friday, Skylark City; Manchester.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen & Bar: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo; Bethlehem, 203-266-7317
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Willie J Laws Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Strange Brew Pub: Saturday, Balkun Brothers w/ Jeremiah Hazed; Norwich.
  • The Ridgefield Theater: Wednesday, Los Lobos; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Outer Space Ballroom: Saturday, River City Slim & the Zydeco Hogs – Mardi Gras; Hamden.
  • Café 9: Tuesday, Benefit for IRIS: Orkestar BAM & Harris Brothers Brass Band; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Amici’s Tavern: Thursday, Shawn Taylor; North Haven.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Mike Crandall Band; Saturday, Murali Coryell; Tuesday, Krewe Les Gras; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Daryl’s House: Wednesday, Dylan Doyle Band w/Petey Hop; Pawling, NY
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Sunday, Sunday Blues Jam and Fundraiser presented by the Mystic Blues Festival; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Hannah Devine’s: Saturday, Shawn Taylor; Ware, MA.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Sullys Pub:     Salty Dog Band (Tuesday)
  • 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/ (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (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)
  • 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:       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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