Blues Schedule August 3, 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 listed shows run from Friday, August 3 until Thursday, August 9.

  • Stafford Springs Blues Festival: Saturday at 12 Noon; Stafford Springs.
  • Stafford Springs Main St: Friday, 3rd Annual Main St. Blues w/ Mike Bloomer & Rich Badowski (6-9 pm); Stafford Springs.
  • The Shaboo Stage at Jillson Square: Saturday, Shaboo All-Stars / Get the Led Out; Willimantic.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, The Redliners; Saturday, Biscuit Miller & the Mix; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Acoustic Café: Thursday, Creamery Station w/Miz; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts: Saturday, Ranky Tanky; Westport.
  • Hygienic Art Park: Sunday, Chris Leigh Band opening for Lance Lopez (4-8 pm); New London.
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Tommy Whalen and Friends; Simsbury.
  • Simsbury on the Green: Saturday, Roberto Morbioli Band (5:30-7:30 pm); Simsbury.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Carl Ricci and 706 Union Ave (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Satisfaction, Rolling Stones tribute; Thursday, Scott Sharrard; Norfolk.
  • The Painted Pony: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Bethlehem.
  • Waveny Park: Wednesday, Otis and the Hurricanes (7:30 pm); New Canaan.
  • Ouzo Blue: Saturday, Danny Draher; Watertown.
  • Mattabesett Canoe Club: Friday, Roberto Morbioli; Wednesday, Special Cypress Open Jam in Honor of John Blumenfeld by Terri and Rob Duo; Middletown.
  • Café 9: Wednesday, Eliza Neals & The Narcotics with Orb Mellon; New Haven. (203) 789-8281
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Tuesday, The Garcia Project; Old Saybrook. (860) 510-0473
  • Kinsmen Brewing Co: Sunday, TSC Acoustic (5 pm); Sothington.
  • Crystal Bees: Friday Tracy James & Monkey Mind; Southington.
  • Still Hill Brewery: Friday, The Coffee Grinders (4:30 pm); Rocky Hill.
  • Brennan’s Shebeen Irish Bar and Grill: Sunday, The Hot Club of Black Rock; Bridgeport.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens with the Mellow Men (6 pm), Old Lyme.
  • Branford Sidewalk Sale: Saturday, Terri and Rob Duo (2 pm); Branford.
  • Prince Thomas of Savoy Italian Club: Friday, Jr Krauss and the Shakes; Avon.
  • The Chippanee Golf Club: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner w/Marty Q; Bristol.
  • Alfa Bar’s and Grill: Friday, The Cobalt Rhythm Kings; Saturday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Milford.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Friday, Ali Kat & the Revelators; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • East Hartford Indoor Flea Market:  Sunday, Terri and Rob Duo Host Special Jam (11 am); East Hartford.
  • Cassidy Hill Winery: Friday, Sara Ashleigh Band; Coventry.
  • Daddy Jack’s: Saturday, Lisa Marie and Friends; New London.
  • Annual Flottilla Concert:  Saturday, Kris Heaton Band; Shelton.
  • Hawk Ridge Winery: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner (2-5 pm) solo acoustic; Watertown.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Johnny Marino and Blueshead; Saturday, 61 Ghosts; Thursday, Rockin Johnny Burgin; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Daryl’s House: Saturday, Acoustic Brunch: Wise Old Moon; Wednesday, Dylan Doyle Band and Plywood Cowboy; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Narragansett Café: Sunday, Rockin Johnny Burgin w/Kosher Kid (1-4 pm); Jamestown, RI
  • Veteran’s Amphitheater: Sunday, Cee Cee & the Riders (6 pm); Pawtucket, RI

Weekly Blues Events

  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu Pop Invitational w/ (Thursday)
  • 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)
  • Lenny’s: Brandt Taylor /Tony D / Jon Peckman / Jay Wiggin Band (Tuesday)
  • 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 (Thursday)
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursday)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesday w/

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (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)
  • Daddy Jack’s: Acoustic blues hosted by Jim Koeppel (every other Thursday)
  • Open Space:               Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Preston VFW:           Jam w/ 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 Lisa Marie (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)

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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