Blues Schedule September 22, 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, Shemekia Copeland; Collinsville.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Thursday, An Evening with Madeleine Peyroux; Hartford.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Soul Tsunami; Thursday, Chris Tofield Trio; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Brickhouse Bar & Grill: Saturday, Comstock Station; Newington.
  • Witchdoctor Brewing: Saturday, Orb Mellon (6:30 pm); Southington.
  • Newington Volunteer Fire Dept: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Maple Hill.
  • Waterfall Festival Market Square: Saturday, Comstock Station (3:30 pm); Newington.
  • Mum Festival: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Bristol.
  • The Old Well Tavern: Friday, The Wells; Simsbury  860-658-0050
  • The Brass Horse Café: Friday, Chris Tofield and Big Mike Griffin; Saturday Chris Tofield and Big Mike Griffin; Sunday, Chris Tofield and Big Mike Griffin; Barkhamsted.
  • Rusty Nail: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Torrington.
  • The Lady Katharine Cruise Ship: Friday, Basically Blues Band; Essex.
  • St Casimir’s Lithuanian Hall: Saturday, George Dudack’s Pig Roast (4-7 pm); Windsor.
  • Parrot Delaney Tavern: Saturday, The Blues Project w/Dan Caruso; New Hartford  (860) 379-0188
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The John Ginty Band; Saturday, Cobalt Rhythm Kings; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Cambridge House: Saturday, Liviu Pop & Friends w/Danny Draher; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.  203-266-7317
  • The Painted Pony: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Bethlehem.
  • Hanging Hills Brewing Company: Friday, Jake Kulak & The Lowdown (6 pm); Hartford.
  • Note Kitchen & Bar: Saturday The Red Hots; Bethel.
  • The Steak Loft: Sunday, The Sidewinders w/Mike Bloomer (6 pm); Mystic.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Shawn Taylor and The Wandering Roots; Westbrook.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, David Foster & the Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Mystic Luxury Cinemas: Friday, James Montgomery and Grace Kelly /Chris Leigh Band opening; Mystic.
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Wednesday, The Blasters w/ Flat Duo Jets; Hamden.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Thursday, Satisfaction: International Rolling Stones Show; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • Howard Whittmore Library: Friday, Coffee Grinders; Naugatuck.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Mark Nomad Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Windsor VFW: Friday, Richie and The Red Hot Blues; Windsor.
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Chris Stovall Brown; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Johnny A.; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Fez: Sunday, Downtown Saturn; Stamford.
  • Grand Central Café: Friday, Blues Alley; Wallingford.
  • Christo’s Pizza: Friday, Sue Menhart; Mystic.
  • Weston Historical Society: Sunday, Otis and the Hurricanes (1-4 pm); Weston.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood; Thursday, Robert Frahm; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, The Troublemakers: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers; Saturday, Sugar Ray Norcia; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Sunday, Gospel Brunch: Alexis P Suter & The Ministers of Sound; Wednesday, Chris Bergson Band; Thursday, The Blasters plus Flat Duo Jets; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • 350 Grille: Saturday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave; Springfield.
  • Granby Legion 266 Lounge: Friday, EasyBaby; Granby, MA

Weekly Blues Events

  • Millers Lounge          Blue Monday w/The Incredible Amplifires
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Po’ Boys (Alternate Thursday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu’s Invitational features Chris Tofield (Alternate Thursday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues w/ Dave Sadloski  (Alternate Tuesday)
  • The Mattabesett Canoe Club:          The Cheryl Tracy Acoustic Brunch On The River w/ Old Dog, Bruce Thorndike (Sunday 11am-2pm)
  • 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/ Dan Lord & The Big Shots

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Tim McDonald (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Los Mariachis:           Tuesday Jam with Front Row Band & friends
  • 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 (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.

2 responses to “Blues Schedule September 22, 2017

  1. FYI
    The Coffee Grinders will be at Theodores Fri 9/29

    Sent from my iPhone

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