Blues Schedule August 10, 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. (If you see any changes in the Weekly events, please lt me know.)

  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Prisoners of 2nd Ave w/ Jimmy Vivino, John Conte & Rich Pagano; Sunday, Jon Cleary Trio; Thursday, Vanessa Collier &  Heather Gillis; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Ridgefield Playhouse: Sunday, Jeff Daniels W/ Ben Daniels Band; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: Thursday, Duke Robillard Band; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0473
  • The Acoustic Café: Thursday, 12 Month Music Competition; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • Witchdoctor Brewing: Saturday, Rocky Lawrence; Southington.
  • Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts: Saturday, Peterson Brothers Band; Sunday, Cynthia Sayer & Her Joyride Band; Westport.
  • East Rock Concert Series: Saturday, Sylvia Tyson & Scarlet Rivera; Sunday, Cheryl Wheeler & Anne Marie Menta; New Haven.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Friday, Entrain; Saturday, Jeff Daniels W/ Ben Daniels Band; Norfolk.
  • Brennan’s Shebeen Irish Bar and Grill: Friday, Corey Hales; Sunday, The Hot Club of Black Rock; Bridgeport.  (203) 870-9981
  • The Stomping Ground: Friday, Peter Parcek Band; Wednesday, Rockin’ Johnny Burgin; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Peaches Southern Pub and Juke Joint: Friday, The Mojomatics; Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Norwalk.
  • Joey C’s: Sunday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Stratford.
  • Corner Music: Sunday, Building Blocks of the Blues Guitar Workshop (3-5 pm); Old Saybrook.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Sean Chambers Band; Saturday, Cole Morson Band; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Sunday, Rockin’ Johnny Burgin w/Liviu Pop; Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Tommy Whalen and Friends; Saturday, Danny Draher Band; Simsbury.
  • The Brass Horse Café: Sunday, Jr Krauss and the Shake (3 pm); Barkhamsted.
  • Charles Ives Center for the Arts: Saturday, Red Hots and Friends (1 pm); Danbury.
  • The Rusty Nail: Friday, Regulators; Torrington.
  • Lost Acres Vineyard: Friday, Shawn Taylor ; Granby,  (860) 324-9481
  • Cambridge Brew House: Saturday, Liviu Pop & Friends; Granby.  860-653-2738
  • Mulligans: Friday, Gracie Day; Saturday, The Johnny Larsen Band; Torrington.
  • Angelico’s Lakehouse Restaurant: Friday, Comstock Station; East Hampton.
  • Winsted Elks Club: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Winsted.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Friday, Red Planet; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Ponus Yacht Club: Friday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Stamford.
  • Blackledge Country Club: Friday, Jeff Pitchell; Hebron.
  • Ric’s Place: Saturday, Cobalt Express (outside 5 9 pm; Stafford Springs.
  • Kinsmen Brewing Co: Friday, Orb Mellon; Southington.  (860) 578-4778
  • Solun Restaurant, Bar & Tapas: Friday, Terri and Rob Duo; Woodbridge.
  • Doolittle Park: Saturday, Terri and Rob Duo (9:30 am); Wallingford.
  • Hilltop BBQ: Saturday, Terri and Rob Duo; Moodus.
  • North Haven Fair Grounds: Saturday, Physical Freedom Festival 2018 w/Creamery Station (Noon); North Haven.
  • 323 Restaurant Bar: Saturday, Old School Revue w/Saugatuck Horns; Westport.
  • C.C. O’Brien’s: Saturday, Chris Leigh Band; Pawcatuck; Pawcatuck. (860) 599-2034
  • Hygienic Art Park: InstrumentHead with Paul Nelson acoustic duo; New London.
  • Old Mystic Village Gazebo: Saturday, Sue Menhart (2 pm); Mystic.
  • Sunset Ribs: Saturday, The Second Chance (6 pm); Waterford.
  • Brick & Basil: Saturday, Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds (5:30 pm); Norwich.
  • M/Bar: Sunday, Shawn Taylor (4 pm); Mystic.
  • Brass Works Brewing Company: Sunday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (1:30 pm); Waterbury.
  • Dee-Man’s Bar & Grill Family Restaurant: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Naugatuck.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Tuesday, Gracie Day; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Little Pub: Tuesday, Petra of Red Hots (solo show); Ridgefield.
  • Wallingford Coalition: Tuesday, Terri and Rob Duo host the Open Mic; Wallingford.
  • Sasso’s Coal Fire Pizza: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (6 pm); Torrington.
  • Augusta Curtis Cultural Center: Wednesday, Terri and Rob Duo; Meriden.
  • The Back Porch: Thursday, Shiny Lapel Trio; Old Saybrook  (860)-510-0282.
  • Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens with the Mellow Men (6 pm); Old Lyme.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Toni Lynn Washington; Saturday, Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • 350 Grille: Friday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave; Springfield.
  • Daryl’s House: Friday, Jon Cleary; Saturday, Blues Brunch: Peterson Brothers; Sunday, Blues Brunch: Peterson Brothers; Thursday, Donna the Buffalo; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • Perks & Corks: Thursday, Dan Stevens Perks and Corks, Westerly RI.
  • Two Ten Oyster Bar and Grill: Saturday, Cee Cee & the Riders; South Kingstown, RI (401) 782-0100
  • Knox Trail Inn: Saturday, Blue Devil Bluez; East Otis, MA

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)
  • Avon Old Farms Hotel in the Seasons Restaurant: Dave Stoltz solo acoustic,
  • (Wednesday & Thursday)
  • 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)
  • Tootzy Pasta Pizza:   Murray The Wheel solo show (Wednesday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen (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
  • Note Kitchen & Bar: 2JAM Acoustic Jam (Friday)
  • The Acoustic:             Open mic (Tuesday)
  • 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 (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 Tom Tom Ferraro (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 (Wednesday, 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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