Blues Schedule March 3, 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: Tuesday, Tab Benoit; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Bruce Katz Band & Steal Your Peach; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • The Pine Loft Café: Friday, Richard Badowski; Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Celebrity Jam w/Paul Gabriel; Berlin.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Butch Taylor Band; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Colbys; Simsbury.
  • Brickhouse Restaurant: Saturday, Comstock Station; Newington.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday; Shawn Taylor; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Crosseyed Cat /everyone’s Birthday Bash; Waterbury.
  • Scoreboard Bar & Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, duo (5-8 pm); Waterbury.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Tuesday, David Sadloski; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Arch Street Tavern: Thursday, McLovins Acoustic; Hartford.
  • Flying Monkey: Saturday, David Stoltz Trio; Sunday, Jeff Pitchell; Hartford.
  • The Fez: Thursday, Tom “The Suit Forst; Stamford.
  • Peaches on the Waterfront: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Norwalk.
  • Harbour House: Friday, Chris Leigh Band; Saturday, Mystic Horns; Mystic.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel w/Scott Spray; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Steak Loft: Friday, Sue Menhart; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • Grand Central Sports Bar: Friday, Blues Alley; Wallingford.
  • The Marketplace: Saturday, Sandy Connolly Band (7 – 8:30 pm); Guilford.
  • E.J. Nevins Pub: Saturday, The Modeans; North Haven.  (203) 234-0690
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Darrell Nulisch; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • 350 GRILL: Friday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave.; Springfield, MA
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • The Knickerbocker Café Tap Room: Sunday, Shawn Taylor; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Lisa Marie & Johnny Juxo; Worcester.
  • Whiskey on Water: Friday, Hoodoo Revelator; Worcester.
  • BirchTree Bread Co.: Sunday, Peter HiFi Ward & Electric Blues (11 am); Worcester.
  • U.S Marine Club: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.

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/ The Cartells

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (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)
  • RedZone Grille:         Saturday Night Jam ! Front Row Band
  • The Eclectic:              One Drink Minimum w/ Mike Bloomer (2nd & 4th Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • The Brookside Bar & Grill:             Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ (Thursday)
  • Open Space:               Open Mic Night hosted by Seth Adam (Monday)
  • Gibson’s Rodeway Inn:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Preston VFW:           Jam w/Tim Cuff of Special 20 (Sunday)
  • Pacific Standard Tavern:     , Open Jam hosted by Pete Greco and Soul du Jour (Wednesday)
  • 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 (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 (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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