The Blues Bus Concert Calendar

Live Blues in Southern New England

(Connecticut, Rhode Island, Western Mass)


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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.

SEPTEMBER 2014

9/18 THURSDAY

Johnny Winter Remembrance Concert - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT
featuring:
The Johnny Winter Band
Gary Hoey
Jay Stollman
Debbie Davies
and surprise guests

Rory Block - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Duke Robillard - 3rd Thursday Street Fest - Willimantic, CT

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

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

Susan Angeletti w/Michael George - Fitzwilly's (7-11pm) - Northampton, MA

Otis & the Hurricanes - The Levitt Pavilion (5:30-7pm) - Westport, CT

Chris D'Amato - Smokin' With Chris (6pm) - Southington, CT

Eran Troy Danner Acoustic Duo - The Slainte Pub - Naugatuck, CT

9/19 FRIDAY

Popa Chubby - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

NRBQ / Petey Hop - The Ridgefield Playhouse (8pm) - Ridgefield, CT

Rory Block - The Center at Eagle Hill (7:30pm) - Hardwick, MA

Willie J. Laws - The Stomping Ground (8pm) - Putnam, CT

Easybaby - La Boca - Middletown, CT

Shaka & the SoulShakers - Black-eyed Sally's (8:45pm) - Hartford

Eight To The Bar - The Stafford Palace Theater (8pm) - Stafford Springs, CT

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

Neal Vitullo & the Vipers w/Dave Howard - The Hungry Tiger - Manchester, CT

Frankie & the Know-it-alls - The Free Spirit Cafe (9pm) - Vernon, CT

The Paul Gabriel Trio - 500 Degrees - Derby, CT

The Balkun Brothers - Hanafin's Irish Pub - New London, CT

Liviu Pop, Danny Draher & Lonnie Gasperini - The Cambridge Brewhouse - Granby, CT

The Greg Sherrod Band - CJ Sparrow's Pub - Cheshire, CT

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - New York Pizza Company (8pm) - Plainfield, CT

Eran Troy Danner - The Downtown Cafe - Torrington, CT

9/20 SATURDAY

John Mayall - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Dan Moretti & Duke Robillard and The Hammond Boys - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

The Dana Fuchs Band - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

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

The Matthew Stubbs Band - Theodores' (9pm) - Springfield, MA

Easybaby - Dickson's Tavern - New London, CT

The Coffee Grinders - The Newington Waterfall Festival (1pm, Market Square) - Newington, CT

Dan Stevens - The Stonington Vineyards (11:30am) - Stonington, CT

Dan Stevens - Pig Roast at Killam & Bassette Farm (6pm) - South Glastonbury, CT

Big Cat Blues - Cady's Tavern - Chepachet, RI

The Tom Sanders Band - The Cypress Restaurant (8pm) - Middletown, CT

The Mojomatics - The Fez - Stamford, CT

The Paul Gabriel Duo w/Roy Rodriques - The Mohegan Sun (Tuscany) - Uncasville, CT

Basically Blues - Doc's Bar & Grille (7:30pm) - Westbrook, CT

Eran Troy Danner - Sam the Clam's - Southington, CT

Rocky Lawrence - Home Restaurant - Branford, CT

9/21 SUNDAY

CT Blues Society's Solo/Duo Challenge - The Pine Loft (5pm) - Berlin, CT
Preliminaries 9/21 & 9/28. Finals 10/5.
with:
John & Corina
Danny Sugarman Draher
Atlantis Red
Joel Blumert
Rich Badowski & Michael St. George
Harpo & Slim

Johnny A - Infinity Music Hall (7:30pm) - Norfolk, CT

The Dana Fuchs Band - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

Easybaby - Garlic Festival at Olde Mistick Village (4-7pm) - Mystic, CT

Brandt Taylor - Dunny's Tavern (3pm) - North Brookfield, MA

Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds - 9th Annual Garlic Fest (3:30-6pm) - Mystic, CT

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

Blues Jam w/ The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

9/22 MONDAY

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

Blues Jam w/Carl Ricci & Cynthia Fabian - The Hungry Tiger - Manchester, CT

9/23 TUESDAY

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

9/24 WEDNESDAY

Johnny & the East Coast Rockers - The Knickerbocker Cafe (7:30pm) - Westerly, RI

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

9/25 THURSDAY

The Jay Stollman Blues Band w/Debbie Davies - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

Nikki Hill - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

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

Susan Angeletti w/Michael George - Fitzwilly's (7-11pm) - Northampton, MA

9/26 FRIDAY

Betty Harris / The Mighy Soul Drivers - Real Art Ways (9pm, 56 Arbor St.) - Hartford
music follows screening of film "Take Me To The River"

Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang / Rocky Lawrence - Cafe Nine (9pm) - New Haven, CT

The Nighthawks - Katherine Hepburn Center for the Arts (8pm) - Old Saybrook, CT

John Hammond - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

David Bromberg - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

Debbie Davies - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Greg Piccolo - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Dan Stevens - Hanafin's Irish Pub (8pm) - New London, CT

The Racky Thomas Band - Theodores' (9pm) - Springfield, MA

Jeff Pitchell - The Hungry Tiger - Manchester, CT

The Steve Polezonis Trio - Hawk's Landing Country Club (6:30-8:30pm) - Southington, CT

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - The Free Spirit Cafe - Vernon, CT

9/27 SATURDAY

James Montgomery - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

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

The Racky Thomas Band - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Bob Margolis Blues Band & Friends - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Dan Stevens - The Black Hall Grille (6pm) - Old Lyme, CT

The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern - Chepachet, RI

The Steve Polezonis Trio - CJ Sparrow's (8pm) - Cheshire, CT

9/28 SUNDAY

CT Blues Society's Solo/Duo Challenge - The Pine Loft (5pm) - Berlin, CT
Preliminaries 9/21 & 9/28. Finals 10/5.
with:
Anna & Mike
Ed Accardi
Noah Kesselman
The Boogie Boys
Bob Miller
The Coffee Grinders Duo

Nikki Hill - The Hungry Tiger (9pm) - Manchester, CT

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - The Brass Horse Cafe (3pm) - Barkhamsted, CT

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/ The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

9/29 MONDAY

Dan Stevens - The Red Lion Inn (8pm) - Stockbridge, MA

Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson - The Hungry Tiger - Manchester, CT

9/30 TUESDAY

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

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OCTOBER 2014

10/1 WEDNESDAY

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

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

10/2 THURSDAY

Shemekia Copeland - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

Blues Jam w/Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

10/3 FRIDAY

Michelle Willson & the Evil Gal Orchestra - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Professor Louie & the Crowmatix - Theodores' - Springfield, MA

Roomful of Blues - FTC Stage One (7:45pm) - Fairfield, CT

Easybaby - The Celtic Cavern - Middletown, CT

The Mike Crandall Band - The Berlin Fair (5-9pm) - Berlin, CT

10/4 SATURDAY

Shemekia Copeland - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Anthony Gomes - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Mike Law & the Playboys - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Eran Troy Danner - Theodores' (9pm) - Springfield, MA

Cynthia Fabian & Company - The Berlin Fair (1-4pm) - Berlin, CT

Tommy Whalen & the Ragged Edge - The Berlin Fair (5-9pm) - Berlin, CT

10/5 SUNDAY

CT Blues Society's Solo/Duo Challenge Finals - The Pine Loft (5pm) - Berlin, CT

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

The Danny Draher Band - The Berlin Fair (1:30-5:30pm) - Berlin, CT

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

Blues Jam w/ The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

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

10/6 MONDAY

Easybaby - La Boca - Middletown, CT

10/8 WEDNESDAY

B.B. King / Kal David & the Real Deal feat. Miss Lauri Bono - The Warner Theatre (8pm) - Torrington, CT

Dom Flemons / Grace & Tony - The Outer Space (7:30pm) - Hamden, CT

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

10/9 THURSDAY

Dom Flemons / Grace & Tony - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

The Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo - The Stomping Ground (8pm) - Putnam, CT

10/10 FRIDAY

The Cab Calloway Orchestra - The Ridgefield Playhouse (7:30pm) - Ridgefield, CT

Easybaby - The Strange Brew Pub - Norwich, CT

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

The Coffee Grinders - The Cambridge House Brew Pub (9pm) - Granby, CT

10/11 SATURDAY

The Love Dogs - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

10/12 SUNDAY

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

Blues Jam w/ The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

10/15 WEDNESDAY

Sonny Landreth - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

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

10/16 THURSDAY

Sonny Landreth - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Chris D'Amato - Smokin' With Chris (6pm) - Southington, CT

10/17 FRIDAY

Sonny Landreth - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Barrence Whitfield & the Grits & Grocery Orchestra - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

The Coffee Grinders - MCC on Main (7pm) - Manchester, CT

The Shiny Lapel Trio - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - Andover Pizza (8pm) - Andover, CT

Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

10/18 SATURDAY

Mississippi Heat - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

The Coffee Grinders - Pappy's Cafe (8pm) - East Hartford, CT

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - Ric's Cafe (9pm) - Stafford, CT

10/19 SUNDAY

Blues Brunch w/Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish - The Narrows Center for the Arts (noon) - Fall River, MA

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

Blues Jam w/ The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

10/22 WEDNESDAY

Marcia Ball - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

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

10/23 THURSDAY

Albert Cummings - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - FTC Stage One (7:45pm) - Fairfield, CT

David Bromberg & Larry Campbell - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Hartford

10/24 FRIDAY

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den) - Uncasville, CT

Matt Schofield - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

The Delta Generators - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Easybaby - Blues & BBQ Night at Keagan's Irish Pub - Middletown, CT

The Balkun Brothers - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

10/25 SATURDAY

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Pearl Street Nightclub - Northampton, MA

Albert Cummings - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

10/26 SUNDAY

Maria Muldaur - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Infinity Music Hall (7:30pm) - Norfolk, CT

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - The Brass Horse Cafe (3pm) - Barkhamsted, CT

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

Blues Jam w/ The Rick Harrington Band - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

10/29 WEDNESDAY

Tommy Castro - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

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

10/30 THURSDAY

Maria Muldaur - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - FTC Stage One (7:45pm) - Fairfield, CT

10/31 FRIDAY

Marcia Ball - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

Maria Muldaur Halloween Party - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

Duke Robillard - Mystic Stage Performing Arts Center - Mystic, CT

Doyle Bramhall II - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

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NOVEMBER 2014

11/1 SATURDAY

Doyle Bramhall II - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

Albert Cummings - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

One Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - The Scotland Grange (8pm) - Scotland, CT

11/6 THURSDAY

Coco Montoya - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

11/7 FRIDAY

Ronnie Earl - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

Corey Harris & Alvin Youngblood Hart - The Center at Eagle Hill (7:30pm) - Hardwick, MA

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

11/8 SATURDAY

Doyle Bramhall II / Rick Russell & the Cadillac Horns - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

Marty Q & Eran Troy Danner - The Palace Theater (8pm) - Waterbury, CT

Professor Harp - The Stomping Ground (8pm) - Putnam, CT

Willie J. Laws Band w/Charles Neville - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

11/14 FRIDAY

The Eric Ducoff Band - The Stomping Ground (8pm) - Putnam, CT

11/15 SATURDAY

Chris Smither & the Motivators - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Ms. Marci & the Lovesick Hounds - The Strange Brew Cafe (9pm) - Norwich, CT

Neal Vitullo & the Vipers - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

11/16 SUNDAY

Buddy Guy - The Ridgefield Playhouse (8pm) - Ridgefield, CT

11/19 WEDNESDAY

Chris Duarte - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

11/20 THURSDAY

Chris Duarte - The Hungry Tiger - Manchester, CT

Chris D'Amato - Smokin' With Chris (6pm) - Southington, CT

11/21 FRIDAY

The Johnny Winter Band w/Johnny A, Ronnie Baker Brooks & James Montgomery - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Duke Robillard - Chan's (8 & 10pm) - Woonsocket, RI

11/22 SATURDAY

James Cotton / The Balkun Brothers - Bridge Street Live (8pm) - Collinsville, CT

The Coffee Grinders - The Cambridge House Brew Pub (9pm) - Granby, CT

The Fat City Band - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

11/26 WEDNESDAY

Joe Bonamassa - Symphony Hall - Springfield, MA

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

11/28 FRIDAY

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

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

11/29 SATURDAY

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

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