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  • Events on April 17, 2014
    • Leaf Jumpers

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Leaf Jumpers were formed in 1995 by guitarist/singer Chris Marra and bass player Spike Kingsley. Guitarist/singer Matt Bureau joined shortly thereafter with drummer Scott Pezsko joining in January 1997. The classic lineup toured the east coast for 2 years. During that time they opened for such acts as Sister Hazel, Disco Biscuits, Max Creek, NRBQ, Deep Banana Blackout, God Street Wine and others. They played at many of the Northeast's best venues including Toad's Place, the Webster Theater, The Wetlands, The Lions Den, TT the Bears, and The Georgia Theater. The band reunited in 2013 after releasing a new live

  • Events on April 18, 2014
    • The Willie J. Laws Band

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: http://www.reverbnation.com/thewilliejlawsband

      The Willie J Laws Band (a/k/a The Willie Jaye Laws Band) is a hard hitting group of tough customers. The Band performs original, traditional and contemporary Blues, R&B, Funk, and Rock & Roll. Although the members in the Band have changed over the 24 years since it inception, Willie Jaye continues to expertly wield the lead guitar and be lead vocalist. A veteran performer, Willie Jaye engages and involves the audience with easy charm. To accompany him, Willie always uses the best performers. The Band performs with a solid foundation of pocket grooves.

  • Events on April 19, 2014
    • Professor Harp

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: The Professor was a rock 'n' roll drummer until '69, when the Boston blues revival and a sterling performance he caught of blues harmonica great George Allen 'Harmonica' Smith, combined to lure him away from drums and into a full court press on the blues harp. "Undaunted!" he brags, by the vicissitudes of his life as blues man, front man, every kind of man, Professor Harp puts forth his commanding presence and exceptional talent, night after night.

      Primarily playing a sparse, yet full-sounding brand of no-nonsense, no-frills Texas style blues, Professor Harp specializes in what he calls, 'roots music'. "It's

  • Events on April 22, 2014
    • Chris Merenda

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Chris Merenda has been part of such bands as The Mammals, Skarotum, Chewy, Dub Traffika and his own solo ventures. He's a musician who has spent time in nearly every genre you can find labeled above the many rows of sorted records...

      Merenda's knowledge of how to write effective hooks, and his play on simple Words - turning them into genius phrases - are his refreshing contributions to The music world.

      Throughout his musical history, Merenda has written many feel-good, inspiring pieces that have a knack for being very catchy, but also hang in your head for long periods of

  • Events on April 23, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on April 24, 2014
    • Maxxtone - LIVE KARAOKE

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Maxxtone is a five piece Pop-Rock band from the Springfield, MA area. The band has been performing together since May of 2003. Founding member Aaron Fay (vocals) has years of experience playing in a multitude of national touring cover bands and original acts. His diversity along with veteran musicians Pete Maserati (guitar), Jesse Casinghino (drums/vocals), Ed "Stylz" Blizniak (sound, guitar and vocals) and Nate Fay (bass) make Maxxtone one of the best Pop-Rock bands in the Northeast.

      Maxxtone also has the Northeast's premiere LIVE BAND KARAOKE show. Choose from a list of over 500 songs and come up on stage

  • Events on April 25, 2014
    • Ryan Hartt and the Blue Hearts

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: “YOU GOT TO LIVE IT TO GIVE IT”, states the first line from Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts’ latest CD, “Call My Name”. In their 12 years together, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts have, indeed, lived it. They’ve logged countless gigs and countless miles in a Honda minivan, playing clubs and festivals throughout the Northeast and beyond. Being in a blues band in today’s music market is never easy. Nonetheless, the band keeps moving forward, outlasting musical trends and clubs that have come and gone.

      Though the band will always be rooted in the Chicago and West Coast

  • Events on April 26, 2014
    • Blue Devil Bluez

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Blue Devil Bluez is an exciting and dynamic room filling blues band. If you like
      your blues with a rock edge, if you like it funky, if you like it soulful and smooth,
      this band has it all. Featuring Bob Roy on Lead vocals and Bass, Eric Roy on vocals and
      drums, Mark Rogers on vocals and guitar, and Marcus Childs on guitar, Joe "The
      Funk Doctor" Elliot on keyboards, and Blues Hall of Fame Saxophonist Charlie
      Vatalaro, this 6 piece band takes you over the top to Chicago, New Orleans,
      Memphis, and beyond. Blue Devil Bluez features music from

  • Events on April 29, 2014
    • Jeff King Acoustic

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Jeff's been playing music since he was 12 years old. Over the years he's rapidly becoming a staple musician in Western Mass. A graduate of music education, Jeff's knowledge and expertise of music as art has enabled him to collaborate with some of the area's most talented musicians.

  • Events on April 30, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on May 1, 2014
    • Tommy Whalen & The Ragged Edge

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Tommy Whalen, has excited audiences all over the world as lead guitarist and vocalist with well-known CT based swing/rhythm and blues band Eight To The Bar!

      Now Tommy is launching his own project, "Tommy Whalen and The Ragged Edge"! A Springfield, MA native, Tommy is a veteran musician, recognized all over New England. The band plays an eclectic mix of Blues, Rock, Soul & Funk.

      Come see the band's debut at Theodore's!

  • Events on May 2, 2014
    • John Fries & The Elements

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Formed in the Spring of 2010 "John Fries & The Heat" has quickly become one of New London's most popular acts.

      The trio has been hard at work over the past year playing throughout New England from NYC to Boston.

      Fronting the band is John Fries, who seamlessly blends a combination of singer-songwriter compositions & deeply rooted Blues guitar. His voice is rich and deep, with a bluesy rasp and a true rock & roll tone.

      "The Heat" featuring Ron Lewis on drums and Pat Perry on bass make up one of the strongest rhythm sections in the area, laying

  • Events on May 3, 2014
    • The Johnny Boots Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Connecticut's Johnny Boots has a hard working, big sounding power trio that plays 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.

      The band features guitar slinger/singer Johnny Boots (Giannicchi). Johnny has played with internationally recognized blues greats like Buddy Guy, Johnny "Clyde" and daughter Shemekia Copeland, Tab Benoit, Anders Osborne, Billy Iuso, Mike Zito, Devon Allman, Hook Herrera and Andy Aledort among others. While influenced by so many of the blues greats of yesterday, Johnny adds his soul, feeling and imagination to create his unique

  • Events on May 6, 2014
    • The Adam Buynicki Duo

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Current vocalist and guitarist of the rock band Buynicki, Buynicki, Stroetzel & Deis.

      I've been playing in bands and touring the country for the past 10 years of my life.

      Playing popular cover songs ranging from rock and country to dance and pop.

  • Events on May 7, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on May 8, 2014
    • Maxxtone - LIVE KARAOKE

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Maxxtone is a five piece Pop-Rock band from the Springfield, MA area. The band has been performing together since May of 2003. Founding member Aaron Fay (vocals) has years of experience playing in a multitude of national touring cover bands and original acts. His diversity along with veteran musicians Pete Maserati (guitar), Jesse Casinghino (drums/vocals), Ed "Stylz" Blizniak (sound, guitar and vocals) and Nate Fay (bass) make Maxxtone one of the best Pop-Rock bands in the Northeast.

      Maxxtone also has the Northeast's premiere LIVE BAND KARAOKE show. Choose from a list of over 500 songs and come up on stage

  • Events on May 9, 2014
    • Red Hot Horns

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Connecticut's Premier

      "Dance 'til you drop band!"

  • Events on May 14, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on May 15, 2014
    • The Tommy Filiault Band

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: The Tommy Filiault Band plays some hot blues and original music.

      During the 1980's he toured the Atlantic seacoast from Presque Isle, Maine down to Key West Florida, usually in the same month. Tommy backed up the great Otis Rush when he toured the Northeast. Otis told Tommy "I like the way you play Kid!" The band looks forward to playing "Tommy Style" blues this coming May 30th at 9:30 pm.His new CD "Brothers" will be available for sale at the show.
      http://www.tommyfmusic.com

  • Events on May 16, 2014
    • Peter Newland & RadioXile

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Former front man of the local iconic band Fat, Peter brings his own band into Theo's for another night of old school Rock and Roll.

      RadioXile Band Members are well known to Valley audiences: Guitarist Mark Pappas played with the legendary Jack Veronesi and Friends, performed with The Top Hat Band featuring Earl Davis, and more recently played with FAT and with Peter Newland's Duo. Bassist Guy DeVito was a founding member of FAT, and was musical director at The Agouti Nightclub on Montserrat, where he and guitarist Christopher Newland created the worldwide hit "Hot, Hot, Hot." DeVito's eclectic record

  • Events on May 17, 2014
    • The Love Dogs

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Take one red-hot horn section - we're talkin' alto, tenor, baritone saxes and trombone - down and dirty. Add liberal amounts of barrelhouse boogie-woogie piano and stinging Fender guitar. Pour over a funky and swinging rhythm section that Blues Review magazine called "the best in the business", and top it all off with a crazy and charismatic front man with one of the biggest blues voices around. Season with a few years on the road tearing up juke joints, festivals and concert halls across the U.S. and Canada and on both sides of the Atlantic. Sound tasty? It's a recipe

  • Events on May 21, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on May 24, 2014
    • The Art Steele Blues Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Art Steele's very first guitar was a Montgomery Ward Jumbo Western flat Top Acoustic that came into his possession when he was 12 years old. "I decided that I wanted it to be an electric so I went to the music store and put a pick-up on layaway," he remembered. "The pick-up cost $32.50 and it took me an entire summer to pay for it."

      That guitar was the first step in Art Steele's musical evolution. For a quarter of a century, the blues
      guitarist has been a staple on the New England scene. The Sunderland, Mass resident is truly

  • Events on May 28, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on May 29, 2014
    • Tommy Whalen & The Ragged Edge

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Tommy Whalen, has excited audiences all over the world as lead guitarist and vocalist with well-known CT based swing/rhythm and blues band Eight To The Bar!

      Now Tommy is launching his own project, "Tommy Whalen and The Ragged Edge"! A Springfield, MA native, Tommy is a veteran musician, recognized all over New England. The band plays an eclectic mix of Blues, Rock, Soul & Funk.

      Come see the band's debut at Theodore's!

  • Events on May 30, 2014
    • Dave Keller Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Dave Keller Wins The Blues Foundation's 2012 -
      "Best Self-Produced CD Award With Deep Soul Gem"

      Taught by Paul Rishell, employed by Ronnie Earl, mentored by Mighty Sam McClain, protégé of Johnny Rawls, Keller's ‘Where I’m Coming From’ mined from remarkable soul-blues lineage, establishes him as leading voice in future of soul music.

      Blues Foundation judges crowned ‘Where I’m Coming From’ by Dave Keller of the Rhode Island Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society as the 2012 Best Self-Produced CD. Keller’s CD was chosen from the seventy-four submissions from blues societies around the globe. Keller joins past winners Robin Rogers, Roxy

  • Events on May 31, 2014
    • Mike Crandall Blues Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Mike Crandall grew up in the North Stonington, CT area, home to such greats as Roomful of Blues, Sugar Ray Norcia and many others. Began playing harmonica in high school often playing as he walked to and from school. Started first band in the late 1980's called Joe Vic and the Blues Inhalers. Started the Mike Crandall Band in the mid '90's. This band has racked up several awards in this decade including three time Best Blues Band for the CT Blues Society, 2000, 2002, 2008. Boston Blues Society Best Blues Band winner, 2010. Two time finalists in the prestigious

  • Events on June 4, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on June 11, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Events on June 18, 2014
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am