Blues Schedule April 27, 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.

  • Little Poland Festival: Sunday, Rich Badowski Blues Band (Belvedere Cafe and Restaurant (l pm); New Britain.
  • 40th Annual Daffodil Festival: Saturday, Bandshell -Jake Kulak and the Lowdown (1 pm); Ana Popovic (4 pm); Rich Badowski Blues Band (6:40 pm); Welcome Stage -Mighty Soul Drivers (7:30 pm); Food Tent Stage -River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs (2 pm); Kathy Thompson Band (3:30 pm); Sunday, Bandshell -Kal David  Lauri Bono and the Real Deal (4 pm); Food Tent Stage -Red Hots (11 am); Hubbard Park, Meriden.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Kal David + Lauri Bono & The Real Deal; Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Annual Band Challenge (3 pm); Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Parrott Delaney Tavern: Friday, Shaboo All-Stars w/ David Foster; New Hartford.
  • FTC Stage One: Sunday, Quinn Sullivan; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Sunday, Danny Draher Show; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Saturday, Eilen Jewell w/ Steve Fulton; Collinsville.
  • The Palace: Saturday, Kiss The Sky, The Jimi Hendrix RE-Experience: Danbury.
  • Witchdoctor Brewing: Friday, Orb Mellon (6 pm); Southington.
  • Casa Mia at the Hawthorne: Saturday, The Bernadette’s; Berlin.
  • Nick’s Country Kitchen: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Bethlehem.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Guy Zinda Band; Thursday, Drive by Blues Band; Westbrook.
  • Café 9: Sunday, “The Sunday Buzz’ Matinee w/ Gina Sicilia (4 pm); The Old School Sunday Night Jam w/ George Lesiw Band (8:30 pm); New Haven.  (203) 789-8281
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, The KC Moaners Jug Band; Sunday, The Organically Good (1pm); Thursday, The Meadows Brothers; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Ric’s Place: Saturday, Skylark City Stafford Springs.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Neal Vitullo & The Vipers; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Friday, Southern Avenue; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • The Rock Garden: Friday, Eran Troy Danner w/ Kevin Wolfe, acoustic duo; Watertown.
  • The Mona Lisa Restaurant: Saturday, The Second Chance; Wolcott.
  • Ouzo Blue: Thursday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave.; Watertown.
  • Cafe 1650: Friday, Blues Alley; Waterbury.  (203) 725-8333
  • Vasi’s: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Oakville.
  • June’s Outback Pub: Saturday, Kosher Kid & The Incredible Amplifires (8pm); Killingworth. (860)-663-1292
  • Rascal Flatts: Saturday, Tom “The Suit” Forst; Stamford.
  • The Waverly Inn:  Friday, Terri and Rob Duo; Cheshire.
  • Cassidy Hill Vineyard: Friday, The Coffee Grinders (6 pm); Coventry.
  • Alfa Bar and Grill: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Milford.
  • Chamard Vineyards: Friday, Shawn Taylor (5:30) pm; Clinton.
  • Two Wrasslin’ Cats: Saturday, Terri and Rob Duo; East Haddam.
  • Ion bank Half Marathon: Sunday, Terri and Rob duo  (7:30 am); Cheshire.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Murali Coryell; Saturday, Peter Poirier Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Daryl’s House: Friday, Quinn Sullivan; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Rapscallion Brewery: Friday, Dan Stevens; Sturbridge.  508-347-7500
  • Fort Hill Brewery: Sunday, Orb Mellon (3 pm); Easthampton.

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 Keepers
  • Lakeview Café:         Patty Tuite (fourth Friday)
  • Vincent’s:       Boogie Chillin’ (Tuesday)
  • Vincent’s:       Jon Short (Sunday (5-8 pm)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w / (Wednesday)
  • Vero Cucino:             Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • Los Mariachis:           Open Mic w/ Mitch Leighton and the Front Row Band (Tuesday)
  • The Frosty Mug:       Cheryl Tracy Open Jam
  • Blue Plate Tavern:    Mitch Leighton Jam (Sunday)
  • Waxy O’Connor’s:    Cheryl Tracy Open Jam (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)
  • PST:               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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