Blues Schedule June 30, 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.


  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Friday, Jeff Pitchell and the Texas Flood; Collinsville.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Saturday, Michael Louis Band (5pm); Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood (9 pm); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, The Colbys; Simsbury.
  • Strykers Café: Friday, Comstock Station; Berlin. (860) 828-8218
  • Dunkin Donuts Park: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Hartford
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Saturday, Blue Devil Bluez; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Kiss the Sky – The Definitive Jimi Hendrix Tribute; Hartford.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Tuesday, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers; Westbrook.
  • Black Hall Outfitters: Sunday, Dan Stevens “Rock The Dock” (6 pm); Old Lyme.  860-434-9680
  • The Tuscany Grill: Friday, Steve Polezonis; Middletown.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Thursday, Big Al Anderson & The Floor Models; Old Saybrook.  (860) 510-0473
  • Cafe Nine: Monday, George Baker Band & Kevin St. James Jazz Trio; New Haven
  • The Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens (6 pm); Old Lyme.  (860) 434-2600
  • The Painted Pony Restaurant: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, Electric Trio; Bethlehem.
  • The Stand: Friday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings; Branford.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Tuesday, Dave Sadloski; Manchester.  (860) 649-1195
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Wallingford Town Hall: Wednesday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Wallingford.
  • The Office: Friday, Eight to the Bar; Oxford.
  • Scoreboard Bar & Grill: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, duo (5-8 pm); Waterbury.
  • The Rock Garden: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Watertown.
  • Litchfield Summer Concert Series: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner (7-9 pm); Litchfield.
  • Lyme Farmers’ Market: Saturday, Dan Stevens (10 am); Lyme.  (860) 434-3636
  • Note Kitchen Bar: Friday, Petey Hop; Tuesday, Dan Stevens; Bethel.  (203) 917-3411
  • Niantic Bay Yacht Club: Saturday, Sue Menhart Band; Niantic.
  • Old Mystic Village Gazebo: Saturday, Dan Stevens (2 pm); Mystic.  (860) 227-4316
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Big Jon Short; Saturday, Pat Halpin and The 351s (8 pm); Thursday, Peter Parcek; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Creamery Station w/ The Alpaca Gnomes Trio; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Redding Roadhouse: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Redding. (203) 938-3388
  • 3rd Annual Redding Rock N Roots: Saturday, JD Seem & Friends (Lonetown Farm); Redding.
  • Cedar Lake Snack Shack: Sunday, The Modeans (6-8 pm); Chester.
  • Woodbury Concert Series: Wednesday, Blues Alley; Woodbury.
  • Connecticut Summer Concert Series: Thursday, The Regulators; Kent.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Friends of the Park Music Blowout; Saturday, Mark Nomad Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Crabby Joes Bar and Grill: Tuesday, Rich Badowski Trio; (4-7 pm) Southwick
  • Elks Lodge 902: Friday, Tommy Whalen & The Ragged; Edge; Holyoke.
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Saturday, Ramblin’ Dan Stevens; Worcester.
  • Perks & Corks: Sunday, Shawn Taylor; Westerly.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Sullys Pub:     Salty Dog Band (Tuesday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Planet Red (Tuesday)
  • The Griswold Inn: Summer Sundays w/ Eric Ducoff, Nick Longo & Mike Law.
  • 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)
  • Vincent’s: Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Mark Nomad (Wednesday)
  • The Miller’s Lounge & Cabaret:     Blue Monday w/The Amplifires (Monday)
  • 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 (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 Outer Space:      Open Mic Night / (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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