Blues Schedule November 24, 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.


  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Shoreline Soup Kitchen Benefit; Saturday, D.A. Foster & the Shaboo All-Stars w/ Christine Ohlman;; Old Saybrook.  (860)-510-0473
  • Knights of Columbus Hall:  Saturday, Acoustic Blues Show; Newington.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, “Ramblin” Dan Stevens; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, The Rahsaan Langley Project; Wednesday, The Royal Din Acoustic Duo; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, D Smith Band; Simsbury.
  • Parrot Delaney Tavern: Friday, D.A. Foster & the Shaboo All-Stars; Saturday, Kathy Thompson Band; New Hartford  (860) 379-0188
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Carl Ricci 706 Union Ave Band (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Rich Badowski Blues Band; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.  (203) 266-7317
  • Still Hill Brewing Company: Friday, Dan Stevens (4:30); Rocky Hill.  (860) 436-6368
  • FTC Stage One: Saturday, Brother Joscephus; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Outer Space: Sunday, Homebrew Tag Sale; Hamden.
  • Pazzo’s: Thursday, Jeff Pitchell Acoustic; Rocky Hill.
  • Union Street Tavern: Friday, The Incredible Amplifires; Windsor.
  • Nick’s Bar: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Friday, Annual Sing-a Long& Tree Lighting with Jeff Barnhart & Friends; Saturday, The Sidewinders; Thursday, The Modeans; Westbrook.
  • The Eleven Bar & Grille: Friday, Creamery Station; Naugatuck.
  • The Windmill Tavern: Friday, Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes w/Paul Gabriel; Stratford.  (203) 378-6886
  • The Fez: Wednesday, Julie Maimon aka Nelson; Stamford.
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Stella Blue’s Band Thanksgiving Bash; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Harbour House: Sunday, Chris Leigh (5-8 pm); Mystic.
  • The Turnpike Café: Friday, Sue Menhart; Uncasville.
  • The Telegraph Record Store: Friday, Balkun Brothers (4 pm); New London.
  • The Office Bar: Saturday, Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes w/Paul Gabriel; Oxford.  (203) 463-8455
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The Willie J Laws Band; Sunday, Roosevelt Dime (1 pm); Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Lakeview Café: Friday, Patty Tuite Group; Coventry.  (860) 498-0500.
  • Theodores’: Friday, George T. Gregory Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • 350 Grill: Friday, Sara Ashleigh Band; Springfield.
  • Granby Legion 266 Lounge: Friday, EasyBaby; Granby, MA
  • Nick’s Bar and Restaurant: Saturday, Little Red and the Riders ; Worcester.
  • Winnapaug Inn: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Westerly.  (401) 348-0055

Weekly Blues Events

  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu’s Invitational w/ Paul Gabriel & Lonnie Gasperini (Thursday)
  • Millers Lounge:         Blue Monday w/The Incredible Amplifires
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues w/ Dave Sadloski  (Alternate Tuesday)
  • The Mattabesett Canoe Club:          The Cheryl Tracy Acoustic Brunch On The River (Sunday 11am-2pm)
  • Cambridge House Brew Pub: Open Mic w/Dave Costa (Thursday)
  • 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
  • Lakeview Café:         Patty Tuite (fourth Friday)
  • Vincent’s:       Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson  (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w / (Wednesday)
  • The Old Well Tavern:           The Blues Jam (6-9) (Alternate Sunday)
  • Café 9:                        Jam w/ George Lesiw Band (Sunday)
  • 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)
  • Yantic Inn:                 Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House:          Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • 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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