Blues Schedule June 1, 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.  In addition, let them know it is the blues you are coming in for helps to keep the blues alive. Infinity … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 25, 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. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Keb’ Mo’; Hartford. Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Ronnie Earl & Broadcasters; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473 Tipping … Continue reading

Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave at Maple Tree

Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave at Maple Tree Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave dropped by the Maple Tree Café.  The band put a good night of hard blues.       Questions/comments, I can be reached through the Blog comments or at twblus@aol.com.  BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed by Domenic Forcella.  … Continue reading

The Strat Masters Reborn

The Strat Masters Reborn: A Tribute to Hendrix StevieRay and the Chicago Blues Band   Blues fans had a chance to see/hear a little bit of the blues story with this show at Bridge St Live.  Guitar /blues fans can got three shows in one. First was a tribute to Jimi Hendrix.   The guitar work was … Continue reading

Blues Band Challenge Prelim 4

Blues Band Challenge Prelim 4 An exciting day for the Connecticut Blues Society: (write up by Ed Stack, President.) Four bands took part in the last of the Blues Band  Challenges.   THE HOWLING HOUND DOGS –  A true jug band made up of Peter Magrane, Lou Manzi, and Tom McVerry.  They all sang and … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 18, 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. Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, Northeast Blues Guitar Summit; Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Band Challenge; Hartford. (860) 278 7427 41 Bridge Street Live: … Continue reading

Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation concluded its Blues Music Awards weekend.  It is one of those events that keeps people coming back,  Besides the BMAs, new inductees to the Blues Hall of Fame are announced. BMAs Contemporary Blues Male Artist-Keb’ Mo’ Traditional Blues Male Artist-Rick Estrin Soul Blues Album–Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Robert Cray & Hi … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 11, 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. Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, Roomful of Blues; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473 Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Carla Cooke; Saturday, Laura Rain & … Continue reading

Blues Schedule May 4, 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. Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Robben Ford; Norfolk. Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Peter Karp; The Mighty Soul Drivers; Hartford.  (860) 278 7427 Katharine … Continue reading

Blues Challenge Prelim Round 3

The Connecticut Blues Society held the third prelim of its Blues Band Challenge.   The eventual winner represents Connecticut at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. The bright sun made photos a little difficult but some of the better  ones are being posted. Getting ready!                       … Continue reading