The Blues Bus Concert Calendar

Live Blues in Southern New England

(Connecticut, Rhode Island, Western Mass)


INDEX

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DECEMBER
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This list is as up to date as possible, but it's always a good idea to call the club as schedules sometimes change. Showtimes are generally 9:30 or 10pm unless otherwise indicated.

NOVEMBER 2014

11/23 SUNDAY

The Mighty Soul Drivers - The Brass Horse Cafe (3pm) - Barkhamstead, CT

Sugar Ray & the Bluetones - The Narragansett Cafe (4-7pm) - Jamestown, RI

Blues Jam - Gibson's Bar & Grill at The Clarion (6-9pm) - East Windsor, CT

Blues Jam w/The Morris Trent Band - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

Blues Jam w/Rick Harrington feat. Kilborn Alley - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

11/24 MONDAY

Rocky Lawrence - Anna Liffey's - New Haven, CT

Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

11/25 TUESDAY

Dan Stevens - Pickin Party at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe (6pm) - Old Lyme, CT

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Griswold Inn (8-11pm) - Essex, CT

11/26 WEDNESDAY

Joe Bonamassa - Symphony Hall - Springfield, MA

Roomful of Blues - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

The Steve Polezonis Trio - The Baci Grill (7pm) - Cromwell, CT

Electric Blue & the Kozmik Truth - Theodores' (8:30pm) - Springfield, MA

The Balkun Brothers - The Arch Street Tavern - Hartford

Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

11/27 THURSDAY

Dan Stevens - Smokin' With Chris (6pm) - Southington, CT

Brandt Taylor - Maury's Pub (8pm) - Danielson, CT

The Mighty Soul Drivers - The Canoe Club at Harbor Park (8pm) - Middletown, CT

11/28 FRIDAY

Ronnie Earl - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

The Allman, Neville, Pitchell Band - The Stafford Palace Theater (8:30pm) - Stafford Springs, CT

Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Quinn Sullivan - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Dan Stevens - The Captain Daniel Packer Inn - Mystic, CT

The Mighty Soul Drivers - The Canoe Club at Harbor Park (8pm) - Middletown, CT

11/29 SATURDAY

Roomful of Blues - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Sugar Ray & the Bluetones - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

Dan Stevens - The Gypsy Joynt (8pm) - Great Barrington, MA

SwampShaka w/Tony C. - La Vita Gustosa (9pm) - East Haddam, CT

Blues Bash - The Swedish Social Club (7pm) - Bristol, CT
with:
The D. Smith Blues Band
The Troy T. Blues Band
Jr. Krauss & the Shakes

11/30 SUNDAY

Memphis Bound Fundraiser - The Shamrock Pub & Grill (2pm) - Waterbury, CT
Help CTBS winners The Boogie Boys get to Memphis
for the International Blues Challenge
with:
The Boogie Boys
Crosseyed Cat
Lee-Ann Lovelace
Blu Union
Paul Gabriel
and more

Dan Stevens - Bill's Seafood (3:30pm) - Westbrook, CT

Blues Jam - Gibson's Bar & Grill at The Clarion (6-9pm) - East Windsor, CT

Blues Jam w/The Cobalt Rhythm Kings - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

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DECEMBER 2014

12/1 MONDAY

Blues Jam w/Mark Paradis - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

12/2 TUESDAY

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Griswold Inn (8-11pm) - Essex, CT

Dan Stevens - The Fez (7:30pm) - Stamford, CT

12/3 WEDNESDAY

The Mystic Horns - The Knickerbocker Cafe (7:30pm) - Westerly, RI

Blues Jam w/Cynthia Fabian & Carl Ricci - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

12/5 FRIDAY

Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Popa Chubby - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Bruce Katz Band / Lovelace-Stoltz - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

Blues Alley - Mona Lisa Restaurant - Wolcott, CT

The Rich Badowski Blues Band - Theodores' - Springfield, MA

Neal Vitullo & the Vipers - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

Dan Stevens - The Pond House Grille (7pm) - Glastonbury, CT

12/6 SATURDAY

Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Easy Baby - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

The Mighty Soul Drivers - The Cypress Grill (8pm) - Middletown, CT

12/7 SUNDAY

James Cotton / Jeff Pitchell - The Stafford Palace Theater (8pm) - Stafford Springs, CT

Holiday Blues Matinee - Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas (4pm) - Mystic, CT
with:
Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez
Ricky "King" Russell & the Cadillac Horns

Dan Stevens - Bill's Seafood (3:30pm) - Westbrook, CT

Blues Jam - Gibson's Bar & Grill at The Clarion (6-9pm) - East Windsor, CT

Blues Boot Camp w/Greg Sherrod - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

12/8 MONDAY

Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

12/9 TUESDAY

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Griswold Inn (8-11pm) - Essex, CT

JD's Hideaway Jam w/guest Corrin Huddleston - The Hideaway (9pm) - Ridgefield, CT

12/10 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam w/Tommy Whalen - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

12/12 FRIDAY

Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Albert Cummings - Chan's (8 & 10pm) - Woonsocket, RI

12/13 SATURDAY

Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

The Christopher Dean Band - Theodores' (9pm) - Springfield, MA

Jeff Pitchell - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

The Troy T. Blues Band - CJ Sparrow's (8-11pm) - Cheshire, CT

12/14 SUNDAY

Gary Hoey & His Ho-Ho-Hoey Christmas Show - Infinity Music Hall (7:30pm) - Norfolk, CT

Blues Jam - Gibson's Bar & Grill at The Clarion (6-9pm) - East Windsor, CT

Blues Jam w/George Baker - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

12/15 MONDAY

Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

12/16 TUESDAY

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Griswold Inn (8-11pm) - Essex, CT

Dan Stevens - Pickin' Party at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe (6pm) - Old Lyme, CT

12/17 WEDNESDAY

Dan Stevens - The Stomping Ground (8pm) - Putnam, CT

Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

12/18 THURSDAY

James Montgomery feat. special guest Grace Kelly - Bridge Street Live (7pm) - Collinsville, CT

Dan Stevens - The Strange Brew Pub (8pm) - Norwich, CT

12/19 FRIDAY

Dan Stevens - The Captain Daniel Packer Inn - Mystic, CT

12/20 SATURDAY

Hash Brown w/Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts - Theodores' (9pm) - Springfield, MA

Jimmy "2 Suits" Capone Holiday Extravaganza - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI
featuring Toni Lynn Washington & Diane Blue

Albert Cummings - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Hartford

The Steve Polezonis Trio - West Main Pizza & Lounge (7pm) - Plainville, CT

Dan Stevens - The Black Hall Grille (5pm) - Old Lyme, CT

12/21 SUNDAY

Dan Stevens - The Grange (6pm) - Providence, RI

Blues Jam - Gibson's Bar & Grill at The Clarion (6-9pm) - East Windsor, CT

Blues Jam w/The Langley Project - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

12/22 MONDAY

Blues Jam w/Gina Gunn & Ron Pinney - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

12/23 TUESDAY

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Griswold Inn (8-11pm) - Essex, CT

Dan Stevens - Pickin' Party at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe (6pm) - Old Lyme, CT

12/24 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

12/26 FRIDAY

The Allman Neville Pitchell Band - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

James Montgomery - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Murali Coryell & the Random Concept - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

12/27 SATURDAY

Popa Chubby - Chan's (8 & 10pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Christine Ohlman / George Baker - Cafe Nine (9pm) - New Haven, CT

The Love Dogs - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

The Mighty Soul Drivers - Alfa's Bar (9pm) - Milford, CT

12/28 SUNDAY

Blues Jam - Gibson's Bar & Grill at The Clarion (6-9pm) - East Windsor, CT

Blues Jam w/The Morris Trent Band - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

12/29 MONDAY

Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

12/30 TUESDAY

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Griswold Inn (8-11pm) - Essex, CT

Dan Stevens - Pickin' Party at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe (6pm) - Old Lyme, CT

12/31 WEDNESDAY

Duke Robillard - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8:30pm) - Westerly, RI

Jeff Pitchell - Chan's (9pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Blues Jam - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

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JANUARY 2015

1/3 SATURDAY

Jeff Pitchell - Theodores' - Springfield, MA

1/7 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

1/8 THURSDAY

The Balkun Brothers / West End Blend - Infinity Music Hall (8pm, cd release party) - Hartford

1/9 FRIDAY

Ronnie Earl - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Hartford

1/10 SATURDAY

Ana Popovic - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

The Boogie Boys - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

1/13 TUESDAY

Mike Zito - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

1/14 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

1/15 THURSDAY

Selwyn Birchwood - Black-eyed Sally's - Hartford

1/16 FRIDAY

Narrows Winter Blues Festival - The Narrows Center for the Arts (6pm) - Fall River, MA
with:
Neal McCarthy
Selwyn Birchwood
The Delta Generators
Dana Fuchs
continues 1/17

1/17 SATURDAY

Narrows Winter Blues Festival - The Narrows Center for the Arts (5pm) - Fall River, MA
with:
Neal Vitullo & the Vipers
Mark T. Small
Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish
Mike Zito & the Wheel
Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds

Blues Alley - The Prime Time Pub - Thomaston, CT

1/18 SUNDAY

Selwyn Birchwood - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

1/21 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

1/28 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam - Black-eyed Sally's - Hartford

1/30 FRIDAY

James Montgomery - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

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