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Summer in the City is part of HPL’s World of Sounds series funded by The Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Fund.

Wednesday, July 24 – Dan Stevens

As a full-time professional musician since 1991, Dan continues to tour along the East Coast, US Virgin Islands, UK and Germany. He has appeared at Long Island’s Riverhead Blues Festival, the Berlin Blues Festival in Albany, New York. Dan was a finalist at the International Blues Challenge ’08 on Beale Street in Memphis, TN.


Wednesday, July 31 – Johnny Boots

Connecticut’s Johnny Boots has a hard working, big sounding power trio that playing driving, blues-infused rock. Johnny has combined the intensity of SRV, with singer/songwriter ballads and electrified Delta blues to create his own “Bootsy-fied” sound. While influenced by so many of the blues greats of yesterday, Johnny adds his soul, feeling and imagination to create his unique sound today.


Wednesday, August 7 – Chris D’Amato

Chris D’Amato, aka Smokin’ Opey, has been playing blues guitar professionally for the past 20 years. He is equally adept in acoustic or electric band settings, and is at home playing many styles of blues and slide guitar, from electric swing to Chicago blues, Piedmont and Delta blues with a mix of jazz, psychedelia and soul. Not one to rest on a single style, Chris is always searching for musical fluidity.


One Response to Summer in the City – Wednesday Blues

  • Normajean Morales says:

    Hi my name is Norma I’m 16 and I’m a Singer I love music and I love to use my voice. Ive been trying to get people to listen to me and to let me perform but there army a lot of places in Hartford that let me do that. So if by any chance u can help me it would be great and very helpful. Thank you :)


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