Every wed at 8:00 pm we host one of the longest running open blues jams in New England! Featuring our house band with a different host each week, you’ll hear some of the best musicians CT has to offer and it’s open to all ages (under 18 with a parent). Come on in, sign up, and let us hear your stuff- No Cover Charge!!
Danny Pease and the Regulators (DPR) has been a strong force in New England for a handful of years. Composed of musicians with ranging backgrounds, their style of “Dirty Punk Reggae” continues to morph and take shape, while always staying true to reggae roots and ska rhythms. With their home base in Western Mass, they have steadily been scouring the Northeast and impressing newcomers with high energy and uplifting shows. WITH SPECIAL GUEST-TBA!!
Back by popular demand! Distinct, honest, and intense — a blend of traditional blues and progressive, jam-oriented blues rock. Face-melting guitar solos that rise above the crowded field of pretenders, and a versatile band that brilliantly delivers unparalleled improvisational jams to packed houses night after night, city after city.
For the aficionado, or the curious first-timer, Jazz Mondays is the best taste of live jazz in Hartford. Set in the southern juke joint atmosphere of Black-eyed Sally’s, Jazz Mondays will strike a chord as you hear what our local talent has to offer, with regular special appearances by big city jazz names. Experience the cool original music of the jam session while you enjoy the hot fierce Southern cookin’ of Sally’s kitchen. Jam session begins after 1st set. Under 21s welcome. Sponsored by the Hartford Jazz Society!
The Mike Crandall Band with special guest-Mike Williams from Boston who was James Cotton’s guitar player! Mike’s band has been playing throughout New England and beyond for the past 25 years. The band can be seen at many of New England’s premier blues clubs and festivals. The band is 3 time winner of Connecticut Blues Society blues challenge, in 2000, 2005, and 2008. The Mike Crandall Band also was the winner of the Boston Blues Challenge in 2009, and the Granite State Blues Challenge in 2014. The band has also made it to the finals in both 2000 and 2008 at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. The band churns out crowd pleasing traditional blues, swing, jump and original music that wows crowds wherever they go.