Blues Schedule June 2, 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.

  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, John Mayall; Norfolk.
  • Double Tree Hotel: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo (6 pm); Bristol.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Saturday, Tom “The Suit” Forst; Wednesday, Jeff Pitchell (Acoustc); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • New Britain Museum of American Art: Friday, The Coffee Grinders New Britain.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Friday, Red Planet; Thursday, Shawn Taylor; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • The Blackstone Irish Pub: Friday, Screamin’ Eagle Band; Southington.
  • Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Middletown.
  • Wilson’s Pub: Saturday, Orb Mellon Trio; Collinsville.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Barkhamsted.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Dylan Doyle; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Wednesday, Soul Tsunami; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Captain Daniel Packer Inn: Friday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.  860-536-3555
  • Lyme Farmers’ Market: Saturday, Dan Stevens (10 am); Ashlawn Farm, Old Lyme.  860-227-4316
  • Fort Hill Brewery: Sunday, Dan Stevens (3 pm); Easthampton, MA  413-203-5754
  • Old Lyme Inn Patio: Wednesday, Dan Stevens (6 pm); Old Lyme.  860-434-2600
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Saturday, Paul Gabriel Duo w/ Lonnie Gasparini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Café 9: Sunday, Triple Buzz: Anne Marie Menta, Haunt The House, The Sawtelles (4 pm); New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Gibson’s Bar & Grill: Saturday, Richie and The Red Hot Blues; East Windsor.
  • The Stomping Ground: Thursday, Erin Harpe Country Blues Trio; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Tuesday, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • The Acoustic Café: Thursday, Scott Sharrard & The Brickyard Band w/s/g Cal Kehoe w/ BKP; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Harbour House: Friday, The Mystic Horn; Mystic.
  • The Shamrock Pub & Grill: Saturday, Rubber City Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • Johnny B’s Bar and Grill: Friday, Blues Alley; Wolcott.  (203) 879-2216
  • Pacific Standard Tavern: Friday, Creamery Station; New Haven.
  • Turnpike Café: Friday, Sue Menhart; Montville.
  • The Main Pub: Saturday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave. w/Roxy Roca; Manchester.
  • The Black Sheep Ranch: Saturday, Shawn Taylor w/Glenn Roth; Clinton.
  • Griswold Inn: Sunday, Eric Ducoff/Nick Longo/Mike Law; Essex.
  • Painted Pony: Thursday, Carl Ricci & Friends; Bethlehem.
  • Stratford Day: Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band (3 pm); Stratford.
  • The Parrott Delaney Tavern: Sunday, Kathy Thompson Band (3:30 pm); New Hartford.
  • Casa Mia at the Hawthorne: Saturday, Eight To The Bar; Berlin.
  • Noteworthy Music LLC: Monday, Shawn Taylor Torrington.
  • French Social Circle Of Hartford: Saturday, The Screamin’ Eagle Band (Noon); East Hartford.
  • Lone Oak Campsite: Saturday, Screamin’ Eagle Band; East Canaan.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Neal And The Vipers ; Saturday, Dave Keller; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Rick Rrussell and the Cadillac Horns; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Lunchtime Concert Series: Friday BluesHead (12-1:30 pm); Springfield.
  • Clydesdale’s: Sunday, Chris Leigh Band; Westerly RI.
  • Courthouse Center for the Arts: Friday, Dave Keller; Kingston, RI.
  • Simple Man Saloon: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck Clinton, MA
  • The Southwick Inn: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Southwick, MA

Weekly Blues Events

  • Sullys Pub:     Salty Dog Band (Tuesday)
  • J’s Crabshack: Liviu’s Invitational w/ Chris Tofield (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)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Dave Sadloski (Tuesday)
  • Luigis Restaurant:    Leo Boogie [solo] (Wednesday)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] (Friday & Saturday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Mystic Horns
  • Vincent’s: Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday)

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)
  • Gibson’s Rodeway Inn:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Strykers Café:           Sunday Night Jam w/ Front Row Band
  • RedZone Grille:         Saturday Night Jam w/ Front Row Band
  • Silver Backs Bar & Grill:     Open Mic w/Eran Troy Danner (Tuesday)
  • 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)
  • The Outer Space:      Open Mic Night / Shawn Taylor (Monday)
  • 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)
  • 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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