Blues Schedule December 8, 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: Thursday, Horton’s Holiday Hayride w/The Reverend Horton Heat /sg The Blasters and Big Sandy; Collinsville.
  • FTC Warehouse: Friday, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Vitamin B-3; Saturday, Grayson Hugh & the Moon Hawks; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Shawn Taylor; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Wilson’s Pub: Saturday, Orb Mellon; Collinsville.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Thursday, The Royal Din; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • The Tuscany Grill Saturday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Middletown.
  • Chicago Sam’s: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Cromwell.
  • Still Hill Brewery: Friday, Orb Mellon (5 pm); Rocky Hill.
  • The Chamard Vineyards: Friday, Shawn Taylor (5 pm); Clinton.
  • The Brass Works Brewing Company: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic solo; Waterbury.
  • Bar Louie: Saturday, Front Row Band; West Hartford.
  • Parrot Delaney Tavern: Saturday, Eight to the Bar; New Hartford  (860) 379-0188
  • Cambridge Brew House: Friday, Coffee Grinders; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Delusions of Grandeur (6 pm); George T. Gregory Band (9:30 pm); Wednesday, Soul Tsunami; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Hanging Hills Brewery: Saturday, Coffee Grinders (6 pm); Hartford.
  • Jakes Martini Bar: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Wallingford. (203) 793-1782
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, The Sidewinders; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Fez: Saturday, WHAT IT IS; Stamford.
  • Harbour House: Sunday, Chris Leigh (5 pm); Mystic.
  • Daddy Jack’s: Friday, Jim Koeppel; New London.
  • Joe’s Hideaway: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.
  • Sarah’s Wine Bar: Saturday, Shawn Taylor (7 pm); Ridgefield.
  • McHenry’s Irish Pub: Saturday, Unfinished Business Blues Band; Branford.
  • MassMutual Center: Friday, EasyBaby/Falcons Hockey Game (7 pm); Springfield.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Saturday, Professor Harp; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • 350 Grill: Friday, Sara Ashleigh Band w/Carl Ricci; Springfield.
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Neal Vitullo and the Vipers; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Sunday, Blues Brunch: Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck’s final show of 2017; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu’s Invitational w/ (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/ The Keepers
  • Lakeview Café:         Patty Tuite (fourth Friday)
  • Vincent’s:       Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Tommy Whalen (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w / (Wednesday)
  • Los Mariachis:           Open Mic w/ Mitch Leighton and the Front Row Band (Tuesday)
  • The Old Well Tavern:           The Blues Jam (6-9) (Alternate Sunday)
  • Café 9:                                    Sunday Night Blues Jam
  • 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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