April 24, 2012

Poetry 'n the Blues

Sometimes tickling your eardrum is the best medicine, so go out…hear art:

Two of my colleagues read from their collections of new work, and tunes from the CT Blues Challenge!

Sunday, April 29, 4:00 p.m.,
Millrace Books, 40 Mill Lane, Farmington, CT:
Reading and book-signing (with Michael Cervas)
as part of the Sunday Readings by the River Series
sponsored by Farmington Literary Arts Center.
The event is now free but please consider buying a book.
Refreshments will be served.
For information, call 860-677-9662.

Directions to Millrace Books:
From I-84 W:
1)     Take Exit 39.
2)     At end of ramp, continue straight, following Rte. 4 W (Farmington Ave.), approx. 1 mile.
3)     At first traffic light, turn left onto Rte. 10 So.
4)     Drive past first traffic light on Rte. 10 So.
5)     Continue about 1/10th of a mile to Mill Lane.  Turn right.
6)     Follow Mill Lane to the end of the road (beyond the stop sign) to Millrace Books/Grist Mill/Literary Art Center.
7)     ENJOY!

CT Blues Challenge at Black-eyed Sally's

Date: Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM


Come see the best blues bands in CT compete for a chance to go to Memphis for the nationals. Four Thursdays in a row; four bands per night. Blue Moon beer specials and no cover.  http://ctblues.org/ for more information about the Connecticut Blues Society. 

April 26th
8:00 EZ Street
8:40 Balkun Brothers Blues Band
9:20 Tom Sanders Band
10:00 The John Frisell Band
May 3rd
8:00 DizzyFish
8:40 Electric Barbecue
9:20 Rich Badowski Blues Band
10:00 Walter Lewis Blues Trio

May 10th
8:00 Kris Heaton Blues Band
8:40 MM & The Lovesick Hounds
9:20 The Sarah T. Band
10:00 Zayne Couch Explosion
10:40 Mike Crandall Band

May 17th
8:00 Easy Baby
8:40 Slim Hippo & Tremolo Soul
9:20 Blues On Fire
10:00 The Mighty Soul Drivers