Blues Schedule January 5, 2018

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 Jam w/Gene Donaldson; Berlin.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters; Norfolk.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Friday, The Colby’s; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Saturday, River City Slim’s Birthday Bash w/The Mighty Soul Drivers; Simsbury.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Jeff Blaney Band; Barkhamsted.
  • Café 9: Friday, Greg Sherrod Birthday Bash; Wednesday, Kevin Saint James Band; Thursday, MD & the Free Radicals w. Passing Strange & Daniela Cardillo; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • The Spaceland Ballroom: Friday, Creamery Station & “Fam”; Hamden.
  • Mulligans: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Torrington.
  • Towne Tavern: Sunday, Liviu Pop &Friends w/ Danny Draher (5 pm); Torrington.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Friday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Black Snake Boots; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Hungry Tiger: Wednesday, Soul Tsunami ; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Filomena’s Restaurant: Saturday, Skylark City; Manchester.
  • Hanging Hills Brewery: Friday, Jake Kulak; Hartford.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Professor Harp; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Ric’s Café: Saturday, Six Pack of Blues; Stafford.
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.
  • Old Well Tavern: Friday, Liviu Pop &Friends; Simsbury. (860) 658-0050
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Martha Redbone Roots Project; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • Steak Loft: Friday, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers; Mystic.
  • Brass Works Brewing Company: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (1:30-4:30 pm); Waterbury
  • Grand Central Sports Bar: Friday, Unfinished Business Blues Band; Wallingford.
  • Theodores’: Saturday, The Juke Joint 5; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Friday, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones; Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Friday, Grayson Hugh & the Moon Hawks; Sunday, Blues Brunch: Chris Vitarello; Wednesday, Gil Parris; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Stateline Station: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders (7:30 PM); Southwick, MA

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)
  • The First & Last Tavern:     Sunday Morning Brunch w/Cheryl Tracy
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells
  • Lakeview Café:         Patty Tuite (fourth Friday)
  • Vincent’s:       Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Ed Bradley (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)
  • The Stomping Ground:        It’s The Saturday Afternoon Electric Jam (2-5pm)
  • 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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