Blues Schedule August 11, 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, The Robert Cray Band; Hartford.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Saturday, THE WEIGHT BAND; Sunday, Big Brother and the Holding Company; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Vitamin B-3; Saturday, Toni Lynn Washington; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Saturday, Matt Zeiner Band; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Bleacher’s Bar: Saturday, Balkun Brothers w/Bella’s Bartok; Bristol.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Mark Nomad Band; Simsbury.
  • The Old Well Tavern: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Simsbury.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Ceviche Latin Kitchen: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; (6 pm); Middlebury.
  • Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens; Old Lyme.
  • Shanks: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Clinton.
  • Diddley Bow Workshop: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Burlington.
  • Black Hall Outfitters: Sunday, Dan Stevens; Old Lyme.  860-434-9680
  • Rooster Company: Wednesday, Brandt Taylor; Newington.
  • Bin 228: Sunday, Brandt Taylor (12-3 pm); Glastonbury.
  • New Haven Green: Wednesday, Cobalt Rhythm Kings; New Haven.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Shaggy Blue Funk; Saturday, Professor Harp; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Acoustic Café: Sunday, The Roosevelts w/Holy Ghost Tent Revival; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany): Friday, Paul Gabriel and Lonnie Gasparini; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (5-7:45 pm); Wallingford.
  • Progressive Therapies: Friday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds; Manchester.
  • Town Green: Friday, Dan Stevens; Meriden.
  • Jillson Sq: Friday, Once in a Blue Moon Music Jam w/ Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Willimantic.
  • Arts on Main: Friday, Music on Main with the Sara Ashleigh Band;·Stafford Springs.
  • Farmers Market: Saturday, Brandt Taylor (11-2 pm); Stafford Spring.
  • Naugatuck Summer Block Party: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner Band (7-10 pm); Naugatuck.
  • Widow Brown’s: Saturday, The Red Hots; Danbury.
  • Brick & Basil: Monday, Brandt Taylor (4-7 pm); Norwich.
  • D&G Pub: Tuesday, Brandt Taylor (6-9 pm); Canterbury, CT
  • Waveny Park: Wednesday, Otis and the Hurricanes; New Canaan.
  • Theodores’: Friday, James Armstrong; Saturday, Darrell Nulisch; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Fruition; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Saturday, Janiva Magness; Wednesday, The Jason Gisser Band; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Spring House: Thursday, Brandt Taylor; Block Island, RI
  • Paddy’s Beach Club: Friday, Dopapod Beach Party w/ Balkun Brothers / Bake Joynton Westerly, RI

Weekly Blues Events

  • Sullys Pub:     Salty Dog Band (Tuesday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu’s Invitational w/ Chris Vitarello (Alt. Thursday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Po’ Boys (Alt. 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)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/
  • Vincent’s:       Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Nomad (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • Los Mariachis:    Tuesday Jam Night ! with Front Row Band & Friends.
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Café Nine:      Sunday Blues Jam Session with George Lesiw Band
  • 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/ (Tuesday)
  • Open Space: Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Gibson’s Rodeway Inn:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Silver Backs Bar & Grill:     Open Mic w/ Eran Troy Danner (Tuesday)
  • Casa Mia @ the Hawthorne:           Acoustic Happy Hour The Cheryl Tracy (Thursday)
  • Casa Mia @ the Hawthorne:           The Cheryl Tracy & JoBluz Open Jam (Thursday)
  • The Fez:         Open Mic & Jam Night (Tuesday)
  • 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:                Jam (Monday)
  • 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 (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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