Blues Schedule October 20, 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, Mike Zito w/ Gina Sicilia; Saturday, Fountainhead; Collinsville.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Albert Cummings; Norfolk.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • FTC Warehouse: Friday, Melvin Seals and JGB w/Creamery Station; Tuesday, Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene “Tourgether 2017”; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, John D’Amato Blues Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Strykers Café: Saturday, Blues Alley; Berlin.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Friday, Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer; Thursday; Scott Rosen; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo (5-8 pm); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Simsbury.
  • City Sports Grille: Friday, Delusions of Granduer; Bristol.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Backyard Music Series: Creamery Station; Hartford.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Rich Badowski Blue Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Rich Badowski Blues Band (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Professor Harp; Thursday, Big Jon Short; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • FTC Stage One: Tuesday, BandTogether 4 Puerto Rico Relief; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Still Hill Brewery: Friday, Orb Mellon (5:30 pm); Rocky Hill.
  • Hanging Hills Brewing Company: Friday, Jake Kulak & The Lowdown w/Achiote Food Truck (4 – 9 pm); Hartford.
  • Griffith Academy Old Wethersfield: Saturday, Zydeco Dance w/ Otis and the Hurricanes; Old Wethersfield.
  • Lakeview Restaurant and Banquets: Friday, Skylark City; Coventry.
  • Toyo Hibachi Asian Fusion Restaurant: Saturday, Skylark City; Colchester.
  • Harbour House: Sunday, Chris Leigh; Mystic.
  • Café 9: Sunday, The Sunday Buzz Matinee with John D’Amato (4 pm); New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Horseshoe Cafe: Monday,  Shawn Taylor; Southport.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Amplifiers /w the Kosher Kid; Saturday, The Hot & Heavy Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Daryl’s House: Friday, Myles Mancuso; Saturday, Eight to the Bar; Sunday, Son Little plus ALA.NI; Wednesday, Mike Zito; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185

Weekly Blues Events

  • Millers Lounge:         Blue Monday w/The Incredible Amplifires
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu’s Invitational w/Neal Vitulo (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/ Johnny & the East Coast Rockers
  • Knickerbocker Café:            B.Y.O.V. at the Tap Room Wednesdays 6 pm

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Larry Willey  (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)
  • 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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