The Blues Bus Concert Calendar

Live Blues in Southern New England

(Connecticut, Rhode Island, Western Mass)


INDEX

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JANUARY
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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.

DECEMBER 2014

12/28 SUNDAY

Johnny A - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

The Johnny Larsen Band - The Brass Horse Cafe (3-7pm) - Barkhamsted, CT

Neal Vitullo w/Dave Howard - 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/ The Rick Harrington Band feat. Rickey "King" Russell - Cady's Tavern (3-7pm) - Chepachet, RI

12/29 MONDAY

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

Eric Sommer / Chris D'Amato - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

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

Night Train feat. Eric Ducoff & Mike Law - Black-eyed Sally's - Hartford

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JANUARY 2015

1/2 FRIDAY

Duke Robillard - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Diane Blue - Theodores' - Springfield, MA

1/3 SATURDAY

Jeff Pitchell - Theodores' - Springfield, MA

The Mighty Soul Drivers - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Blues Au Go Go - The Celtic Cavern - Middletown, CT

1/4 SUNDAY

The Rich Badowski Blues Band - The Brass Horse Cafe (3-7pm) - Barkhamsted, CT

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

1/5 MONDAY

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

1/6 TUESDAY

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

The Travis Moody Band - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

1/7 WEDNESDAY

Ana Popovic - Chan's (8 & 10pm) - Woonsocket, RI

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

Dan Stevens - Darien Social (8pm, 10 Center St.) - Darien, CT

Blues Jam w/Ed Bradley - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

1/8 THURSDAY

Ana Popovic - The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den) - Uncasville, CT

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

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

1/9 FRIDAY

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

Easybaby - Scatz Restaurant - Middletown, CT

The Chris Fitz Band - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

The Mike Crandall Band Memphis Bound Blowout - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford
with:
Granite State Blues Society Challenge Winner Mike Crandall Band
Jr. Krauss & the Shakes
Cynthia Fabian & Company

The Mighty Soul Drivers - Sneekers Cafe (8:30pm) - Groton, CT

One-Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - Strykers Cafe (9pm) - Berlin, CT

1/10 SATURDAY

Murali Coryell w/guest Duke Robillard - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI

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

The Boogie Boys Memphis Fundraiser - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford
with:
CT Blues Society Solo/Duo Challenge Winners The Boogie Boys
Petey Hop & the Jack Rabbits
Shaka & the SoulShakers
Paul Gabriel
and more

The Rich Badowski Blues Band - The Maple Tree Cafe - Simsbury, CT

The Coffee Grinders - MCC on Main - Manchester, CT

1/11 SUNDAY

Dan Stevens - The Steak Loft (7pm) - Mystic, CT

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

1/12 MONDAY

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

1/13 TUESDAY

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

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

The Coffee Grinders - The Outer Space - Hamden, CT

1/14 WEDNESDAY

Dan Stevens - Sneeker's Cafe (7pm) - Groton, CT

Blues Jam w/Gene Donaldson - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

1/15 THURSDAY

Selwyn Birchwood - Black-eyed Sally's (8:30pm) - Hartford

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

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

New England Blues Summit - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI
featuring:
Darrell Nulisch
Doug James
The Matt Stubbs Band

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

One-Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers - The Old Roadhouse (9pm) - New London, CT

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

The Delta Generators - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Dan Stevens - New York Pizza (8pm) - Plainfield, CT

The Coffee Grinders - The Daily Grind - Southwick, MA

1/18 SUNDAY

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

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

1/19 MONDAY

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

1/20 TUESDAY

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

1/21 WEDNESDAY

The Shiny Lapel Trio - The Knickerbocker Cafe (7:30pm) - Westerly, RI

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

1/23 FRIDAY

Easybaby - The Celtic Cavern - Middletown, CT

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

1/24 SATURDAY

Neal Vitullo & the Vipers - Black-eyed Sally's (9pm) - Hartford

Eight To The Bar - The Knickerbocker Cafe (8pm) - Westerly, RI

1/25 SUNDAY

The Morris Trent Band - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

1/26 MONDAY

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

1/27 TUESDAY

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

1/28 WEDNESDAY

Blues Jam w/Tim McDonald - Black-eyed Sally's - Hartford

Open Mic Blues Jam - Chan's (7pm) - Woonsocket, RI

1/29 THURSDAY

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

1/30 FRIDAY

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

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

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

1/31 SATURDAY

The Knicerbocker All Star Band - Chan's (8pm) - Woonsocket, RI
featuring:
Bob & Fran Christina
Bob Worthington
Willie J. Laws
Brian Templeton
Sugar Ray Norcia
Mike O'Connell
J.P. Sheerar
The Cadillac Horns

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

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

The Coffee Grinders - Pappy's - East Hartford, CT

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

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FEBRUARY 2015

2/4 WEDNESDAY

Peter Karp & Sue Foley - Cafe Nine (8pm) - New Haven, CT

Samantha Fish - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

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

Blues Jam w/Ed Bradley - Black-eyed Sally's (8pm) - Hartford

2/6 FRIDAY

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Hartford

Samantha Fish - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Easybaby - Theodores' - Springfield, MA

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

2/7 SATURDAY

The Coffee Grinders - The Artist Tree Tea House - Bristol, CT

The Rich Badowski Blues Band - Ric's Place - Stafford Springs, CT

2/8 SUNDAY

The Rich Badowski Blues Band - The Brass Horse Cafe (3-7pm) - Barkhamsted, CT

2/11 WEDNESDAY

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

2/13 FRIDAY

Shemekia Copeland - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

The Holmes Brothers - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

Blues Alley - Johnny B's - Wolcott, CT

2/14 SATURDAY

Joe Louis Walker - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Easybaby - June's Outback - Killingworth, CT

2/18 WEDNESDAY

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

2/20 FRIDAY

James Cotton - The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (8pm) - Westbrook, CT

Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson - The Iron Horse (7pm) - Northampton, MA

Joe Louis Walker - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

Tab Benoit - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Hartford

Popa Chubby / The Balkun Brothers - FTC Stage One (7pm) - Fairfield, CT

The Thana Alexa Soul & Blues Revue - The Palace Theater (7 & 9pm) - Waterbury, CT

2/21 SATURDAY

Winter Blues Fest - The Elks Lodge (8pm) - Willimantic, CT
with:
The Mighty Soul Drivers
One-Eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers

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

The Coffee Grinders - The Windsor Recovery House - Windsor, CT

2/22 SUNDAY

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

2/24 TUESDAY

Beth Hart / Matt Andersen - The Ridgefield Playhouse (8pm) - Ridgefield, CT

2/25 WEDNESDAY

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

2/26 THURSDAY

Tab Benoit - The Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm) - Fall River, MA

2/27 FRIDAY

Bettye LaVette - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Hartford

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

2/28 SATURDAY

John Nemeth / Eran Troy Danner - Infinity Music Hall (8pm) - Norfolk, CT

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

The Coffee Grinders - The Funky Monkey Cafe - Cheshire, CT

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

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