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Performance Schedule 2015 - The 'Souled Out' Tour!



Saturday, January 3...8:30 PM...Black Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues, Hartford, CT   It's River City Slim's annual Birthday Bash at Hartford's 'Home Of The Blues'! Join the celebration! The Mighty Soul Drivers will be helping you start your New Year off with a night chock-full of rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and some funky Blues. Black Eyed Sally's is located at 350 Asylum Street in downtown Hartford. Call 860-278-7427 for info, reservations or directions.

Friday, January 9...8:30 PM...Sneekers Cafe, Groton, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to New London county with a night of red-hot rockin' Memphis Soul. Sneekers is the quintessential neighborhood bar with amazing food and great live music with NO COVER, and has been doing it for 25 years! Sneekers is located at 568 Poquonnock Road in Groton. For directions, reservations or info, call 860-445-1967.

Saturday, February 21...8:00 PM...Winter Blues Fest, Elks Lodge, Willimantic, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers join forces with One Eyed Johnny & The Gravediggers to rid you of your cabin fever with a night chock-full of rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and some funky Blues. Advance tickets available here.

Friday, March 6...8:00 PM...Mike's Blue Collar Bar, Wallingford, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to one of New Haven county's premier rooms for live music. Mike's Blue Collar Bar has a fabulous dance floor and is also a full service restaurant with a wide variety of dinners, sandwiches and salads, so come early and have dinner before the show. Mike's Blue Collar Bar is located at 428 South Cherry Street in Wallingford. Call 203-269-6453 for info, reservations or directions.

Friday, April 10...8:00 PM...Bridge Street Live, Collinsville, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to the Farmington Valley's hot spot for live music, playing an opening set of their own and then backing up the great Southern Soul star Betty Harris and her fabulous vocal group! The Mighty Soul Drivers backed Ms. Harris at a show in September, and it was a magical night for all. We're going to re-create that magic on the Bridge Street Live stage - don't miss this show! Bridge Street Live is located at 41 Bridge Street in Collinsville. For more info or directions or info call 860-693-9762.

Thursday, May 7...8:00 PM...20th Annual CTBS Blues Challenge, Black Eyed Sally's, Hartford, CT   The third night of the 20th Annual CT Blues Challenge Preliminaries will feature The Mighty Soul Drivers pitted against The Milers, The Toro Blues Band and London Express, all jousting for the honor of representing CT at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN. Join us for a great night of FREE music and cheer on your favorite band! Black Eyed Sally's is located at 350 Asylum Street in downtown Hartford. Call 860-278-7427 for info, reservations or directions.

Saturday, May 16...8:00 PM...The Ballroom at The Outer Space, Hamden, CT   CT's own keepers of the Memphis Soul Flame, The Mighty Soul Drivers, will open the show for Mississippi Soul/Blues master Johnny Rawls, who will be joined by VT's Soul/Blues sensation Dave Keller. The Ballroom is a great room for dancing and still features the huge array of craft beers you've come to know and love at The Outer Space. Come on down and and join the fun - this show is really gonna rock! The Outer Space is located at 295 Treadwell Street in Hamden. For directions or info, call 203-288-6400.

Sunday, May 17...3:00 PM...Brass Horse Cafe, Barkhamsted, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to one of the only real-deal roadhouse bars in CT. Join us for an afternoon of rockin' Soul dance tunes and ice-cold beer! The shack will be shakin' for sure! The Brass Horse is located at 87 New Hartford Road (Route 44) in Barkhamsted. Call 860-738-2017 for info or directions.

Friday, May 22...8:00 PM...The Canoe Club at Harbor Park, Middletown, CT   The Memorial Day weekend kickoff party is on the patio right on the river! Enjoy a night under the stars, with the cool breeze off the water and red-hot rockin' Soul dance music from The Mighty Soul Drivers. Rain or shine - if the weather doesn't cooperate the party moves indoors. The Canoe Club is also a full-service restaurant with a great Summer menu of seafood, salads and sandwiches, so come early for dinner. Call 860-347-9999 for info, reservations or directions.

Saturday, May 23...9:00 PM...Alfa's Bar, Milford, CT   Memorial Day weekend continues on the shore! Alfa's may be the proverbial 'hole in the wall', but this little neighborhood joint rocks! And it's only half a block from the beach! The Mighty Soul Drivers are pleased to be returning to Milford's place to party. Alfa's is also a casual neighborhood pizza restaurant, so come early and chow down before the show. Milford will get another taste of the rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and funky Blues that Hartford county folks have come to expect at The Mighty Soul Drivers' shows. Alfa's is located at 54 Naugatuck Avenue in Milford. Call 203-878-2619 for info, reservations or directions.

Saturday, May 30...8:30 PM...Sneekers Cafe, Groton, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to New London county with a night of red-hot rockin' Memphis Soul. Sneekers is the quintessential neighborhood bar with amazing food and great live music with NO COVER, and has been doing it this way for 25 years! Sneekers is located at 568 Poquonnock Road in Groton. For directions, reservations or info, call 860-445-1967.

Saturday, June 6...4:00 PM...2nd Annual Canton Fireman's Blues & Brews, Canton, CT   Proceeds benefit the Canton Volunteer Fire Association's favorite charities. Enjoy a great day of music from some of the best bands in Southern New England while supporting some great organizations. Craft beers from a variety of regional breweries plus red hot rockin' Rhythm & Blues make for a great local festival. The Mighty Soul Drivers are thrilled to be part of this event. Also appearing: Petey Hop, Jr. Krauss & The Shakes, The Balkun Brothers and Jake Kulak & The Lowdown. The Blues & Brews Festival is held at Memorial Field at 96 Powder Mill Road in Canton. For more info call 860-693-8120.

Saturday, June 13...1:00 PM...20th Annual CT Blues Society Blues Challenge Finals Hannon-Hatch VFW, West Hartford, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers participated in the CT Blues Challenge 2015, winning the preliminary on May 7. Now it's time for the finals! Join us and see if The Mighty Soul Drivers will be the band that represents CT at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Doors open at noon; The Mighty Soul Drivers play at 1:15 PM with five other finalist bands following. The Hannon-Hatch VFW is located on South Street in WestHartford. Directions.

Saturday, June 20...9:00 PM...The Hungry Tiger, Manchester, CT   Summer 'Soulstice' Party! It's a midsummer night's dream when The Mighty Soul Drivers return to the Tiger! Manchester's award-winning music club brings you a night chock-full of red-hot rockin' Memphis Soul. The Hungry Tiger is located at 120 Charter Oak Street in Manchester. Call 860-649-1195 for info, reservations or directions.

Friday, July 3...8:00 PM...The Canoe Club at Harbor Park, Middletown, CT   The Fourth Of July weekend kickoff party is on the patio right on the river! Middletown's fireworks will light up the sky shortly after 9 PM, shot from a barge out in the river. The Canoe Club patio is the best seat in the house! Enjoy a night under the stars, with the cool breeze off the water and red-hot rockin' Soul dance music from The Mighty Soul Drivers. Rain or shine - if the weather doesn't cooperate the party moves indoors. The Canoe Club is also a full-service restaurant with a great Summer menu of seafood, salads and sandwiches, so come early for dinner. Call 860-347-9999 for info, reservations or directions.

Sunday, July 5...3:00 PM...Red, White & Blues BBQ, Infinity Hall, Norfolk, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers join forces with Blues After Dark and the winner of the CTBS Blues Challenge for an evening of rockin' Soul and Blues dance tunes, mouth-watering BBQ and ice-cold beer! Infinity Hall is located at 20 Greenwoods Road in Norfolk. Call 860-542-5531 for info or directions.

Saturday, July 25...9:00 PM...Alfa's Bar, Milford, CT   Alfa's may be the proverbial 'hole in the wall', but this little neighborhood joint rocks! And it's only half a block from the beach! The Mighty Soul Drivers are pleased to be returning to Milford's place to party. Alfa's is also a casual neighborhood pizza restaurant, so come early and chow down before the show. Milford will get another taste of the rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and funky Blues that Hartford county folks have come to expect at The Mighty Soul Drivers' shows. Alfa's is located at 54 Naugatuck Avenue in Milford. Call 203-878-2619 for info, reservations or directions.

Wednesday, July 29...6:30 PM...Elizabeth Park, Hartford, CT   Enjoy an evening of FREE music on the North Lawn of the famous Rose Garden in West Hartford's Elizabeth Park. In case of rain, the show will be held on Thursday July 30. For directions or more info, call 860-231-8823.

Friday, July 31...6:00 PM...Blue Moon Jam, Jillson Square, Willimantic, CT   The first Once In A Blue Moon Jam is a fundraiser for Windham Arts and features not only the red-hot rockin' Memphis Soul of The Mighty Soul Drivers, but smokin' Blues from the Johnny winter Legacy Band featuring James Montgomery. Opening the show will be the Tuesday Saints. Jillson Square is located in the heart of downtown Willimantic. For more info or directions, call 860-423-6389.

Thursday, August 13...5:30 PM...Sunset Sounds Concert Series, Butler-McCook House, Hartford, CT   Another evening of FREE music, this time in the historic garden of the Butler-McCook House, located at 396 Main Street in Hartford. For directions or more info, call 860-522-1806.

Saturday, August 15...8:00 PM...The Old Roadhouse, New London, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers make their debut appearance at the new Old Roadhouse. Remembered by many as the Bank Street Roadhouse, it still has the same boat-shaped bar as you walk in, the same dark wooden floors and the same deck overlooking the Thames River. But it has a great new menu, and the kitchen is open until midnight! And of course it features the best live music in New London. The Old Roadhouse is located at 36 Bank Street in New London. Call 860-326-7670 for info or directions.

Saturday, August 22...6:00 PM...Canton VFD Lobster Fest, Canton, CT   Details TBA.

Saturday, August 29...9:00 PM...Black Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues, Hartford, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers will bring you a night chock-full of rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and some funky Blues. Don't forget Sally's is an award-winning restaurant with great Southern cooking and BBQ, so come early for dinner. Black Eyed Sally's is located at 350 Asylum Street in downtown Hartford. Call 860-278-7427 for info, reservations or directions.

Sunday, August 30...3:00 PM...Brass Horse Cafe, Barkhamsted, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to one of the only real-deal roadhouse bars in CT. Join us for an afternoon of rockin' Soul dance tunes and ice-cold beer! The shack will be shakin' for sure! The Brass Horse is located at 87 New Hartford Road (Route 44) in Barkhamsted. Call 860-738-2017 for info or directions.

Friday, September 4...8:00 PM...The Canoe Club at Harbor Park, Middletown, CT   The Labor Day weekend kickoff party is on the patio right on the river! Enjoy a night under the stars, with the cool breeze off the water and red-hot rockin' Soul dance music from The Mighty Soul Drivers. Rain or shine - if the weather doesn't cooperate the party moves indoors. The Canoe Club is also a full-service restaurant with a great Summer menu of seafood, salads and sandwiches, so come early for dinner. Call 860-347-9999 for info, reservations or directions.

Saturday, September 26...8:00 PM...The Cypress Grill, Middletown, CT   The Mighty Soul Drivers return to The Cypress! After the success of our last show, The Cypress couldn't wait to book us back. Enjoy a night of smokin' Soul dance tunes and funky Blues in the friendly atmosphere at The Cypress. The Cypress is also a full-service restaurant, in fact one of the oldest in the area, so come early for dinner. The Cypress is located at 1265 South Main Street in Middletown. Call 860-346-3367 for info or directions.

Saturday, October 10...9:00 PM...Alfa's Bar, Milford, CT   Alfa's may be the proverbial 'hole in the wall', but this little neighborhood joint rocks! And it's only half a block from the beach! The Mighty Soul Drivers are pleased to be returning to Milford's place to party. Alfa's is also a casual neighborhood pizza restaurant, so come early and chow down before the show. Milford will get another taste of the rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and funky Blues that Hartford county folks have come to expect at The Mighty Soul Drivers' shows. Alfa's is located at 54 Naugatuck Avenue in Milford. Call 203-878-2619 for info, reservations or directions.

Friday, October 17...8:00 PM...Bridge Street Live, Collinsville, CT   It's another Soul Spectacular at Bridge Street Live! The Mighty Soul Drivers will be sharing the bill with The Dave Keller Band, a fabulous Soul Blues band from Vermont and winners of the 2012 International Blues Challenge Best CD competition. Our last Soul Spectacular with Dave Keller sold out, so don't delay - get your advance tickets now! Dave has played and recorded with such greats as Ronnie Earl, Johnny Rawls and Robert Ward among others. Bridge Street Live is located at 41 Bridge Street in Collinsville. For more info or directions or info call 860-693-9762.

Saturday, November 14...8:00 PM...Gateway City Live, Holyoke, MA   Gateway City Live is the great new performance space at the growing art group Gateway City Arts in the heart of Holyoke's 'Art And Innovation' district. It's time for Holyoke to experience the rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and funky Blues that folks in CT have come to expect at The Mighty Soul Drivers' shows. Gateway City Arts is located at 92 Race Street in Holyoke. Call 413-650-2670 for info, advance tickets or directions.

Saturday, November 28...9:00 PM...Black Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues, Hartford, CT   'Road To Memphis' fundraiser! 2015 CTBS Blues Challenge winners The Mighty Soul Drivers are going to Memphis to represent CT at the International Blues Challenge, but we need your help to get us there. We'll have lots of special guests, raffles and of course red-hot rockin' Soul and Blues. Don't forget Sally's is an award-winning restaurant with great Southern cooking and BBQ, so come early for dinner. Black Eyed Sally's is located at 350 Asylum Street in downtown Hartford. Call 860-278-7427 for info, reservations or directions.

Saturday, December 5...9:00 PM...Alfa's Bar, Milford, CT   Alfa's may be the proverbial 'hole in the wall', but this little neighborhood joint rocks! The Mighty Soul Drivers are pleased to be returning to Milford's place to party. Alfa's is also a casual neighborhood pizza restaurant, so come early and chow down before the show. Milford will get another taste of the rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and funky Blues that Hartford county folks have come to expect at The Mighty Soul Drivers' shows. Alfa's is located at 54 Naugatuck Avenue in Milford. Call 203-878-2619 for info, reservations or directions.

Thursday, December 31...9:30 PM...Black Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues, Hartford, CT   It's New Year's Eve plus it's River City Slim's annual Birthday Bash at Hartford's 'Home Of The Blues'! Join the celebration! The Mighty Soul Drivers will be helping you start your New Year off with a night chock-full of rockin' Soul dance numbers, down-in-the-alley testifying and some funky Blues. Black Eyed Sally's is located at 350 Asylum Street in downtown Hartford. Call 860-278-7427 for info, reservations or directions.

Sunday, January 17, 2016...2:00 PM...The Cypress Grill, Middletown, CT   'Road To Memphis' fundraiser! 2015 CTBS Blues Challenge winners The Mighty Soul Drivers are going to Memphis to represent CT at the International Blues Challenge, but we need your help to get us there. We'll have lots of special guests, raffles and of course red-hot rockin' Soul and Blues. The Cypress is also a full-service restaurant, in fact one of the oldest in the area, so come early for lunch or plan to stay late for dinner. The Cypress is located at 1265 South Main Street in Middletown. Call 860-346-3367 for info or directions.