Blues Schedule August 17, 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 17 until Thursday, August 23.

  • Priam Vineyards: Friday, Frank Viele (6 pm); Colchester. (860) 267-8520
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Ray Morant’s Soul Tsunami; Saturday, Watermelon Slim; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • Hygienic Art Park: Friday, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez; New London.
  • CHIRP at Ballard Park: Tuesday, Janiva Magness; Ridgefield.
  • Café 9: Saturday, Magic Dick & Shun Ng; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Mulligans: Friday, Jr. Kraus & The Shakes; Torrington.
  • Molly Darcy’s: Friday, The Red Hots; Danbury.
  • Veracious Brewery: Saturday, Rockin Johnny Burgin w/Kosher Kid; Monroe.  (203) 880-5670
  • The Crabshell: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Stamford.
  • The Windmill: Saturday, Howie & The Soul Potatoes; Stratford.  (203) 378-6886
  • Bohemian Pizza: Friday Murray the Wheel Band; Litchfield.
  • Ives Concert Park: Big Blocks Car Show & BBQ (10 am); Danbury.
  • Milford Oyster Festival: John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band (3:30 pm) & more; Milford.
  • Waypointe Farmer’s Market: NOLA Beatniks (11 am); Norwalk.
  • Tipping Chair Tavern: Wednesday, Lee-Ann Lovelace Feat. Paul Kramarz; Wednesday, Music Trivia Showdown w/Darren Barsalou (6 pm); Milldale.  (860) 426-9688
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Tommy Whalen & Friends; Saturday, Tim McDonald & Friends; Simsbury.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, Sidewinders; Westbrook.
  • Donahue’s: Sunday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers (4:30 pm); Madison.
  • Shanks at Harborside: Tuesday, Krista Baroni; Clinton.
  • Hamburg Fair: Friday, Dan Stevens (6 pm); Saturday, Dan Stevens (1 pm); Sunday, Dan Stevens (Noon); Lyme.
  • Pa’s Place: Sunday, Dan Stevens (3 pm); Guilford.
  • Old Lyme Inn: Wednesday, Dan Stevens w/the Mellow Men;  Old Lyme Inn.  (860) 434- 2600
  • Note Kitchen: Friday, Jake Kulak & the LowDown; Thursday, Dan Stevens; Bethel.
  • The Hungry Tiger: Saturday, Hannahs Field; Wednesday, Ali Kat & The Revelators; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Chris Stovall Brown; Putnam.  (860) 928-7900
  • The Mohegan Sun Riverview Garage Rooftop: Friday, Satisfaction, A Tribute To The Rolling Stones; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Mohegan Sun Casino Tuscany:– Friday Paul Gabriel/Lonnie Gasperini; Uncasville.  (888) 226-7711
  • Brick & Basil Wood Fired Pizza Co.: Sunday, Ms Marci & The Lovesick Hounds (5:30 pm); Norwich.  (860) 889-9663
  • Sonny’s Place: Friday, Jeff and Texas Flood w/Michael Allman; Somers.
  • Back East Brewery: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (5 pm); Bloomfield.
  • Ouzo Blue: Friday, Cornerock; Watertown.
  • Howard’s Café: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic; Waterbury.
  • Wolcott Fair: Sunday, Jake Kulak; Sunday, The Red Hots (6 pm); Wolcott.
  • Vasi’s Restaurant & Bar: Wednesday, Eran Troy Danner, solo acoustic (6 pm); Waterbury.
  • Saltwater Farm Vineyard: Thursday, Shawn Taylor (5 pm); Stonington.
  • Turnpike Café: Friday, Sue Menhart; Montville.
  • Heartstone Vineyard: Friday, The Wild Bill and Patty Tuite Duo (5 pm); Columbia.
  • Theodores’: Friday, Johnny Rawls; Saturday, The Willie J Laws Band w/ Johnny Rawls; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: ; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Daryl’s House: Friday, Rumours – Fleetwood Mac Tribute; Saturday, Rumours – Fleetwood Mac Tribute; Sunday, Rumours – Fleetwood Mac Tribute; Wednesday, Guitar Legend Dick Dale w/Black Flamingo; Pawling, NY  (845) 289-0185
  • 350 Grille: Friday, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave; Springfield.
  • Lobster Pot Restaurant: Saturday, Danny Draher; Bristol, RI
  • BirchTree Bread Co.: Saturday, HiFi Wards electric blues (11 am); Worcester, MA
  • Treehouse Brewing: Saturday, Jake Kulak; Charlton, MA
  • Olde Post Office Pub: Saturday, HiFi Wards electric blues (7:30 pm); North Grafton, MA
  • Charlestown Rathskeller: Sunday, Cee Cee & the Riders (3: pm); Charlestown, RI  (401) 792-1000
  • Padavano’s Place: Friday, 19th Nervous Breakdown (Rolling Stones Tribute); Worcester.

Weekly Blues Events

  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Liviu Pop Invitational w/ Paul Gabriel & Lonnie Gasperini (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/ 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
  • 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)
  • Note Kitchen & Bar:             Open Mic Jam (Monday)
  • O’Briens Sports Pub and Rest: Open Mic with Piano hosted by Jonathan Chapman (Monday)
  • 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 Ed Peabody (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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