Blues Schedule October 13, 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.

  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Solo/Duo Challenge (2pm); Berlin.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Northeast Blues Guitar Summit; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Old Mystic Deluxe Arts Theater: Saturday, James Montgomery & Grace Kelly; Mystic;
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, JJ Grey & Mofro; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers; Norfolk.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Jr Krauss & The Shakes; Simsbury.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Sara Ashleigh (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Cambridge House: Saturday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Granby.  (860) 653-2739
  • Mulligans: Friday Danny Draher and Friends; Torrington.  (860) 201-5894
  • Kinsmen Brewing: Friday, Orb Mellon; Plantsville.
  • Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Glastonbury.
  • Wethersfield High School Reunion: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Wethersfield.
  • Cafe at Middlebury Consignment: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (6:30 pm); Middlebury.
  • Northeast Guitar Exposition Toyota Oakdale Theatre: Sunday, Jeff Pitchell; Wallingford.
  • Hoops ‘n’ Hops: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; Simsbury.
  • Sasso’s Coal Fired Pizza: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (6-9 pm); Torrington.
  • Pazzo’s: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell; Rocky Hill.
  • Yarde House: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell; Enfield.  (860) 254 5778
  • Connecticut Science Center: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Hartford.
  • Paradise Hills Vineyards: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (5 pm); Sunday, Shawn Taylor (2 pm); Wallingford.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Friday, Incredible Amplifires; Killingworth.
  • Bull & Swine New Haven Barbecue: Saturday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings New Haven,
  • Off-Shore Restaurant: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; West Haven.  (203) 934-2911
  • The Chamard Vineyards: Saturday, Shawn Taylor (5:30 pm); Clinton.
  • Guilford Performing Arts Festival: Saturday, The Red Planet Duo (1 pm); Saturday, Bob Crelin  (2 pm); Sandy Connolly Band (8:30 pm); Guilford.
  • Donahue’s: Sunday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers; Madison.
  • Harbour House Restaurant & Bar: Sunday, Chris Leigh (5 pm); Mystic.
  • The Steak Loft: Wednesday, Sue Menhart; Mystic. (860)-536-2661
  • The Fez: Sunday, Two Shots of Blue; Stamford.
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, Hopefest – The Kris Heaton Band and others; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Jay Stollman’s Rhythm Revue… an All-Star Stax Celebration w/ Rang-A-Boom Late Night; Sunday, Cosmic Jibaros Puerto Rico Benefit; Thursday, Dynamo w/ Boogie Chillun; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Theodores’: Saturday, Ryan Hartt and the Bluehearts; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: ; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Sunday, The Bruce Katz Band; Thursday, Marc Cohn; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Canal Restaurant & Bar: Friday, Round Midnight; Worcester.
  • Club KasBar: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck/ Friday The 13th FreakOut Fall Fling; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, Blue Light Bandits; Worcester.
  • White Eagle: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • 350 Grille: Saturday, Sara Ashleigh Band w/Carl; Springfield.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Millers Lounge:         Blue Monday w/The Incredible Amplifires
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu’s Invitational (Thursday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues w/ Dave Sadloski  (Alternate Tuesday)
  • The Mattabesett Canoe Club:          The Cheryl Tracy Acoustic Brunch On The River (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/ Shiny Lapel Trio
  • Knickerbocker Café:            B.Y.O.V. at the Tap Room Wednesdays 6 pm

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Geoff Willard  (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w /Tommy Whalen (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Open Space: Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Preston VFW:           Jam w/Tim Cuff of Special 20 (Sunday)
  • Strange Brew:           Bill’s Garage Jam/ Bill Thibault (Monday)
  • Yantic Inn:                 Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • 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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