Blues Schedule July, 13 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.

  • 41 Bridge Street Live: Friday, Mud Morganfield; Saturday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez w/ Lovelace/Stoltz & Ralph Rosen; Thursday, Anthony Gomes; Collinsville.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Tab Benoit; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Shelby Lynne; Saturday, The James Hunter Six; Norfolk.
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Friday, James Montgomery Band w/Grace Kelly; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Bijou Theatre: Friday, Kat Wright  Tracy Jo & The Toads; Saturday, Gil Parris picks the guitar hits: Hendrix, Santana, Beck, Blues and Beyond; Bridgeport.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Saturday, The Deep Ellum; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Strykers Café: Friday, Comstock Station; Berlin. (860) 828-8218
  • Swedish Social Club: Saturday, The Shakes with Drew Blood; Bristol.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Thursday, Lee-Ann Lovelace & Friends (Full Band); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Mark Nomad Band w/ Doug James; Simsbury.
  • Veracious Brewery Tap Room: Saturday, TSC (6:30 pm); Monroe.
  • Mulligans: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Torrington.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Kulak & the LowDown   Black Eyed Sally’s; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Café 9: Sunday, Circus of Life Summer Tour Kinky Friedman (4 pm); New Haven . (203) 789-8281
  • Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens w/Mellow Men (6 pm); Old Lyme.  (860) 434- 2600
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • Witchdoctor Brewing Company: Saturday, Orb Mellon (6:30 pm); Southington.  (860) 426-1924
  • The Old Well Tavern: Friday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Simsbury.  (860) 658-0050
  • Coe Memorial Park: Tuesday, The Curl Daddys with Vanna Vroom & Sarah Sizzle (7 pm); Torrington.
  • Still Hill Brewery and Tap Room: – Friday, Orb Mellon (5:30 pm); Rocky Hill.  (860) 436-6368
  • Rough Draft: Saturday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings; Hamden.
  • Brass Works Brewing Company: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (1:30 pm);Waterbury CT
  • Park & Oak: Saturday, Jake Kulak (solo show); West Hartford.
  • Powder Ridge Resort: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Middlefield.
  • Kingswood Oxford Camp KO: Tuedsay, Jake Kulak guest speaker; West Hartford.
  • Arts on Main: Friday, Cobalt Express (4 pm); Stafford Springs.
  • D’Amelio’s: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (6:30 pm); Waterbury.
  • Donahue’s: Sunday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers (4:30 pm); Madison.
  • The Acoustic Café: Friday, Finders Keepers: Jerry Garcia Band Tribute; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • June’s Outback Pub: Saturday, Creamery Station; Killingworth.
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Ridgefield.
  • The Stomping Ground: Wednesday, Big Jon Short; Thursday, The Eric Ducoff Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Veterans Memorial Park: Sunday, The Mighty Soul Drivers (5 pm); Heborn.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Mighty Matt Harp; Saturday, Matthew Stubbs Band; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Wednesday, Tom “The Suit” Forst plus Dan Brothers; Thursday, The Bruce Katz Band; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • TNT Pizza Sports Bar & Grill: Sunday, Six Pack of Blues; Holyoke, MA.
  • Holyoke Elks Concert Series: Saturday, Hosted by Sweet Daddy Cool Breeze; Holyoke, MA.
  • Crabby Joes Bar and Grill: Sunday, Blue Devil Bluez; Southwick, MA
  • Nimfest Newport: Sunday, Cee Cee & the Riders (3 pm); Newport RI
  • Tapped Apple: Thursday, Dan Stevens; Westerly RI.
  • Marine Corps League: Saturday, Auntie Trainwreck at the MCL Summer Bash; Worcester.
  • Michael’s Cigar Bar: Friday, Blue Light Bandits– Michael’s Cigar Bar; Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues w/ Dave Sadloski  (Tuesday)
  • Waters Edge Sunset Bar & Grill:    Monday Blues at the Edge hosted by Guitar George Baker
  • The Mattabesett Canoe Club:          The Cheryl Tracy Acoustic Brunch On The River (Sunday 11am-2pm)
  • The Owl Shop:          Planet Red (Tuesday)
  • 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/

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ (Wednesday)
  • 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)
  • The Canoe Club:       Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • Los Mariachis:           Open Mic w/ Mitch Leighton and the Front Row Band (Tuesday)
  • The Frosty Mug:       Cheryl Tracy Open Jam
  • The Still Bar:             Blues and Beyond open mic (Sunday)
  • Vero Cucino:                         Cheryl Tracy open mic (Wednesday)
  • Blue Plate Tavern:    Mitch Leighton Front Row Band Jam (Sunday)
  • Waxy O’Connor’s:    Cheryl Tracy Open Jam (Tuesday)
  • The Old Well Tavern:           The Blues Jam (6-9) (Alternate Sunday)
  • The Black Sheep Tavern:     Open Blues Jam w/ Greg Sherrod (Thursday)
  • Lenny’s Indian Head Inn:    Invitational Open Mic Brandt Taylor and Friends (Tuesday)
  • The Buttonwood Tree:         Anything Goes Open Mic w/ Terri and Rob Duo (Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ (Thursday)
  • Open Space:               Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Preston VFW:           Jam w/ Jake Kulak guest host (Sunday)
  • Strange Brew:           Bill’s Garage Jam/ Bill Thibault (Monday)
  • Yantic Inn:                 Open Mic (Wednesday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House:          Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Infinity Music Hall Norfolk:            Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • Stonehouse:    Blues Jam Featuring Scott Bronnes (Sunday)
  • Four Seasons By the Lake:  Sunday Open Mic Jam
  • Fast Eddie’s Billiards Café:  Thursday Open Mic
  • The Parish Hall:        Acoustic Open Mic (Saturday)
  • Cady’s Tavern:          Rick Harrington Weekly Roadhouse Jam (Sunday, Chepachet RI)
  • Boundary Brewhouse:          Sunday Blues Jam (Pawtucket, RI)
  • The Andrea:  Beach Open Jam with Greg Sherrod (Sunday, Westerly, 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)

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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