Playlist:
Jackleg Preachers- Give Me Some Space to Breathe, Delta Generators- Canebrake, Elison Jackson- Parking Lot, Samantha Fish- Down in the Swamp, Rhett Tyler & Early Warning- Slow Down Baby, Dan Stevens- 32-20 Blues, Alexis P. Suter Band- Louisiana 1927, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band- Five Cars Later, Girls, Guns & Glory- Six Sixty Seven, Jim Carpenter & the Hoolios- Down With Love, Popa Chubby- Smugglers Game, Miss Tess & theTalkbacks- New Orleans, The Soul of a Man- St James Infirmary, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers- Pick Poor Robin Clean, Mojomatics- Soy Baby.

Contest:

This week’s winner in our Feed Our Friends Contest was Tracy Kloczynski. She won a $50 gift card for Black-Eyed Sally’s just for friending us on our Facebook Fan Page. Congratulations Tracy!!

Black-Eyed News:
This week’s first story was about the concert being held in Hartford on January 27,2013 called Downtown Rocks for Newtown. About 50 bands will be playing at 9 venues in the Downtown area of Hartford with all the proceed going to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund:

http://www.ticketfly.com/event/206063

Otis Rush and his career that almost wasn’t:

http://www.allaboutbluesmusic.com/otis-rush/

Mike Palin’s Other Orchestra super article in the Hartford Courant that you can find here:

http://www.courant.com/entertainment/music/hc-michael-palin-orchestra-20121217,0,1370563.story

The Best of Hartford voting is available to do on Facebook so get out there and vote:

http://hartfordmag.com/article-749-vote-for-best-of-2013.html#.UO17If1ODNN.facebook

The last thing for the week is there is a benefit for bass player Tim Murphy from the Mojomatics and Shaka & the Soul Shakers.. The Event will be at The Outer Space 295 Treadwell Ave Hamden Ct on Sunday the 20th of January. there will be 8 bands playing they are asking a $10 donation at the door but no amount no matter how large or small will be refused.

You can see the lineup and times on the Facebook page Benefit For Tim Murphy.

Benefit For Tim Murphy

Blues in the Area:

1/18 FRIDAY

GUY DAVIS - LYRIC HALL ANTIQUES & CONSERVATION - NEW HAVEN, CT

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES - CAFE NINE (9PM) - NEW HAVEN, CT

THE SOUL OF A MAN - BLACK-EYED SALLY'S (9PM) - HARTFORD

THE CHRISTOPHER DEAN BAND - THEODORES' - SPRINGFIELD, MA

DAN STEVENS - GUMBO (8PM) - WORCESTER, MA

BRANDT TAYLOR - BELLA'S BISTRO (8PM) - PUTNAM, CT

JOHNNY & THE EAST COAST ROCKERS - THE KNICKERBOCKER CAFE (8PM) - WESTERLY, RI

1/19 SATURDAY

GUY DAVIS - LYRIC HALL ANTIQUES & CONSERVATION - NEW HAVEN, CT

MICHELLE WILLSON'S BIRTHDAY BASH - CHAN'S (8PM) - WOONSOCKET, RI

ERIN HARPE & THE DELTA SWINGERS - BLACK-EYED SALLY'S (9PM) - HARTFORD

DAN STEVENS - THE CROWN & HAMMER PUB (9PM) - WORCESTER, MA

ERAN TROY DANNER - THE ONE EYED PIG - NEWTOWN, CT

BLUEDEVILBLUEZ - THEODORES' (9PM) - SPRINGFIELD, MA

BRANDT TAYLOR - THE GOLD EAGLE - DAYVILLE, CT

Black-Eyed Sally’s Weekly Rundown:
Thursday Jan 17 Jan 17 Miss Tess & the Talkbacks W/ Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps
Friday Jan 18 The Soul of a Man
Saturday Jan 19 Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers make their debut. They won the Mass Blues Challenge last year and went to Memphis.
Monday Night Jazz Jan 21 MLK Celebration
Tuesday Jan 22 Mike Palin’s Other Orchestra
Wednesday Blues Open MIc hosted by Tommy Whalen

I hope to see you out and about this weekend but if not please continue to support live music wherever you are. See you all next week.