Jazz Listing 1/15/18 to 1/22/18

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 1/15/2018 TO 1/22/2018

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

The Groove Merchants trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker Group, Acacia Club, at The Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 7-10 pm.

Live Jazz Series: Evan Andrews, vocals, Austin Andrews, drums. Pat Cardeiro, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Nina Ott, piano, Steve Fell, guitar, Chris Lopes, bass, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, swinging rhythm and blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Ricky “King” Russel, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

Steve Burke: jazz, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 2 p.m.

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/John Wheatly, guitar. jazz, Roberto’s 450 Hope St, Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6-9 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, Siena, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. stevenpalumbo.com. No cover. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Blue Clue Quintet, w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, Collin Larkin, sax, Clay Nordhill, guitar, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Matroni, drums, jazz, swing, funk, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Evening Sky: Chris Brooks, pedal steel guitar, Gino Rosatti, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz roots, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30-11 p.m

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

Steve Burke, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12 – 3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

(Music Suspended Until Feb 9), jazz, blues, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Biscuit City: Paula Clare Ciminero, keyboards and vocals, Josh Schurman, guitar and vocals, Richard Ribb, bass guitar and vocals, Mike Tanaka, lead guitar, Bro Dunn, drums; roots, classic country, honky-tonk and blues, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30-11 p.m

Sugar, disco, funk, R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Johnny A, solo guitar blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Rodney Green (drums) Band, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20

Narrow River Band, covers, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30-11 p.m

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

(Music Suspended Until Feb 9), jazz, standards, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Tim Hagans New Quartet: jazz, Providence College, Ryan Concert Hall, Smith Center for the Arts, 61 Eaton St., Providence, 865-2218 7 pm

Narrow River Band, acoustic rock from 60s & 70s, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30-11 p.m

Vini Ames: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. $5. 7:30-11 p.m.

Greg Abate (alto sax, flute) Sextet w/Kent Hewitt, piano, Gary Johnson, drums, Todd Baker, bass, Arnie Krakowsky, tenor sax, Jeff Stout, trumpet, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Magic Dick, vocals, harmonica, Shun Ng, guitar, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8-11 pm.

The Knickerbocker All-Stars,feat./Sugar Ray Norcia and Brian Templeton, a tribute to Fats Domino and New Orleans R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Eight to the Bar: swing, East Lyme Community Center, 37 Society Rd., Niantic, Conn. shorelineswingct.org. 8-11 p.m.

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Girls Guns Glory, CD “Love and Protest,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Andy Milne (piano) Trio w/La Tanya Hall, vocals, John Hebert, bass, Clarence Penn, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Jazz Sundays: Winiker Jazz Trio, Bistro Duet, 190 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA, 781-316-8808, bistroduet.com, 11 am – 2:30 pm.

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Bernstein, bass, w/TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort/Cambia Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

Debra Mann (vocals, piano) Quartet w/Dino Govoni, sax, Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langon, drums, Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Jazz Listing 1/1/18 to 1/8/18

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 1/1/2018 TO 1/8/2018

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, JANUARY 1 (NEW YEAR’S DAY)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 2

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m. 

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Live Jazz Series: Matt Macaley, guitar, Rick Costa, drums. Mat Knipple, bass, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, vocals, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Keepers, R&B, blues, dance, swing, jazz, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Sax” Gordon, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/guest TBA, jazz, Roberto’s 450 Hope St, Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6-9 pm 

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 p.m.

(Added Show) Funky White Honkies, funk, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

TBA, jazz, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Rex and The Rockabilly Kings, Elvis Birthday Party, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 7:30-9:30 pm.

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, super swing dance, Moseley’s, 50 Bridge St. (Rt. 109) Dedham MA, 781-326-3075, dance lesson 7:15 pm, DJ 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Paul Caraher: jazz, pop, The Oak Hill Tavern, 565 Tower Hill Rd., North Kingstown. 294-3282. 8 p.m.

Brian James Quartet, w/Brian Broullard, saxophones, Seth Hajian, guitar, Mike Jacobs, drums, Jeff Dilorio, bass, debut album release: “Lower Ward,” fusion jazz, (jazz, rock, funk, R&B,) Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

(SOLD OUT – see Thursday for added show) Funky White Honkies, funk, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Manuel Valera (piano) Trio, perform “The Planets,” chamber jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Sugar Ray (vocals, harmonica) and the Bluetones, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8 pm, show 9 pm

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

Kristin Andreassen, songwriter, percussive dancer (clogging, step,) The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30-11 p.m

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

TBA, jazz, standards, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Peter “Hi-Fi” Ward, guitar, vocals w/Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals, harmonica, blues, debut CD release “Blues On My Sholder.” Blues, Western swing, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Christine (guitar, vocals) Ohlman & Rebel Montez, blues, rock’n’ soul, roots, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

Starman: The Bowie Tribute, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8-11 pm.

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Songs In The Attic, present the Billy Joel Experience, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm

Steve Sandberg (piano) 4tet, feat./Zach Brock, violin, Evan Gregor, bass, Maurico Zotarelli, jazz, world, classical, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Chris Vaillancourt’s Jazz Band, jazz brunch, One Bellevue Restaurant, Hotel Viking, One Bellevue Ave, Newport, 848-4824, 11 am – 3 pm.

Jazz Sundays: Winiker Jazz Trio, Bistro Duet, 190 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA, 781-316-8808, bistroduet.com, 11 am – 2:30 pm.

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/John Allmark, trumpet, Dennis Hughes, piano, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort/Cambia Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown,, 3-7 pm

Sonic Surfers: Dan Moretti, sax, Steve DeConti, guitar, Marty Richards, drums, Lou Bocciarelli, bass, jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com, 4-7 p.m

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm.

Leland Baker, sax, jam session, jazz, fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, fetemusic.com/events/, 7-11pm (2nd & 4th Mondays)

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

Rose Weaver, singer actor, preforms a tribute to Ethel Waters, Upstairs Salon, Pot au Feu, 44 Custom House St, Providence, call Bob Burke for reservations to show and dinner 441-2325

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, opening, Shiny Lapel Trio, new swing, jump blues, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Jazz Listing 12/31/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/31/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 (NEW YEARS EVE) Call for reservations, schedule, inclusions

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Narraganett Beer’s 125 Anniversary & New Years Celebration: The Silks, The Copasetics, and special guests, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 9

The Sound of Newport Band w/Alan Berstein, bass, Johnny’s Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 847-2540, for reservations

2018 New Years Eve, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. special dinner menu and champagne toast at midnight, Beers pour at four, and music starts at 8:30.

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Ritrovo Pub and Grille, 1050 Main St., East Greenwich. 8 p.m.-12:30 am

(SOLD OUT) A Midnight Masquerade: The New Providence Big Band w/Katie Kleyla, swing standards, dance, pop, The Ballroom at Providence G, 100 Dorrance St. Providence, 8 pm -2am

Neal and The Vipers, dance, rock, food from local restaurants, raffles, prizes, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, 782-1018. courthousearts.org. 7:30 pm, music 8:30 p.m.

M.Rubi — Miraj: jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grille, 289 Atwells Ave., Providence. 274-6000. 8:30 p.m.

Susan Iacobellis: jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grille, 976 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. 349-4979. 8:30 pm.

The Duke Robillard Band, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm

Revue New Years Eve, Empire Revue, host Keith Munslow, Matt and Amy Duo, Superchief Trio, also comedians, magicians, AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence, revue-years-eve.brownpapertickets.com, for reservations, information at 831-9327, as220.org, 9 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mary Andrews, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, Grace Vanderbuilt Hotel, 41 Mary St. Newport, 846-6200 dinner packages reservations also available, 9pm – 1am

Fat City Band, reservations include dinner buffet, hats, noise makers, midnight champagne toast, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 9 pm

Steve Burke Duo: jazz, Tumblesalts Cafe, 1 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 348-0557. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Down City: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m. to midnight.

Steve Smith and the Nakeds: rhythm and blues, rock, The Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick. 681-4743, www.crownehotelwarwick.com. 9:30 pm to 1 am

Brass Attack, dance, rhythm and blues, top 40, Snookers, 53 Ashburton St., Providence. 351-7665. 10 p.m.

 

COMING UP:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Brian James Quartet, w/Brian Broullard, saxophones, Seth Hajian, guitar, Mike Jacobs, drums, Jeff Dilorio, bass, debut album release: “Lower Ward,” fusion jazz, (jazz, rock, funk, R&B,) Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.

Jazz Listing 12/18/17 to 12/25/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/18/2017 TO 12/25/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, DECEMER 18

Happy Joyous Hanukkah concert: Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453, eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com. 7 p.m.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, 25th Year, Holiday Celebration, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m. 

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Live Jazz Series: Greg Tokomoto, sax, Mat Macauley, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Marty Richards, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Kelly Lennon, vocals, Ralph Corsi, piano, Bill Miele, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

15th Annual A Christmas Celtic Sojourn w/ Brian O’Donovan, The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, 421-2787,  www.thevetsri.com, 7:30 pm

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Chris Leigh Band: progressive blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Special Show with Lydia Warren, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21

Ian Lin: Christmas, piano, Brookdale South Bay Nursing Home, 1959 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 203-3525. 11 a.m. to noon. 

Steve Burke: jazz, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 2 p.m.

Paul Del Nero, bass, Jon Wheatley, guitar, jazz, Roberto’s 450 Hope St, Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6-9 pm 

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Ken Bonfield, guitarist: WinterNight concert, Barrington Public Library, 281 County Rd. 247-1920, barringtonlibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. 

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Dave Govoni (sax) Jazz Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 p.m.

The Meadows Brothers, acoustic guitar duo, folk, alt. country, rock, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Tony Cerbo, standards, swing, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Savin’s at Pomodoro’s, 476 Rathburn St., Woonsocket, 762-5114, 6:30 pm

Joe Potensa (bass) Group, jazz, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Christmas Of Carols, a Cornerstone Playhouse Production, Christmas and Holiday songs fill the room as the cast tells exciting and wondrous tales, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 7-9 pm. (also Saturday)

Boston Pops, Keith Lockart, conductor, Holiday Pops Tour, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St. Providence, 421-2787, www.ppacri.org. 8 pm

Peacheaters, “An Allman Brothers Experience,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Lainey Dionne, guitar, vocals, singer/songwriter, indie, w/guest Tayla Lombardi, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

A Very Merry Christmas: Greg Bonin, vocals, holiday standards and modern Christmas favorites, A Marquee Room Event, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Christian Sands (piano) Quartet, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Saturday)

The Trouble Makers: a tribute to the Allman Brothers, Ronnie Lewis, Don DC Culp, Dan Shererm Bill Light, Josh White, Marty Moroney, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8 pm, show 9 pm

Bennie and the Jets: Greg Ransom, piano, vocals, Elton John tribute, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 pm

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23

Santa’s Workshop featuring Tish Adams (vocals) Quartet w/Nick Sanfilippo, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Eric Hastings, drums, participatory jazz and holiday music for kids and the whole family: Make crafts and ornaments with our elves, enjoy food and hot drinks, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. food donations for the Jonnycake Center accepted, 1-5 p.m

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Tish Adams (vocals) Quartet w/Nick Sanfilippo, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Craig Maynard, drums, jazz, standards, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Christmas Of Carols, a Cornerstone Playhouse Production, Christmas and Holiday songs fill the room as the cast tells exciting and wondrous tales, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 7-9 pm. (also Friday)

23rd Chan’s Holiday Extravaganza, Jimmy “2 Suits” Capone & All Star Chan Clan Band w/special guests/Diane Blue, Toni Lynn Washington, and feat./Eddie Scheer, Johnny “Blue Horn” Moriconi, Jack Ward, Johnny Juxo, Bobby “Breeze” Holfelder, Randy Bramwell, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. (reservations recommended,) 8 p.m

Jim Brickman, vocals, piano,  “A Joyful Christmas” Holiday Tour, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm

Christmas Bash: Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, paying tribute to the music legends of the 50s & 60s, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

Christian Sands (piano) Quartet, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Friday)

Steve Burke Duo, sooth jazz, dance, Hill & Harbor Cigar Lounge, 564 Main Street, East Greenwich, 885.0111, 9 pm – 1 am.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

MONDAY, DECEMER 25 (CHRISTMAS DAY)

 

COMING UP:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Brian James Quartet, w/Brian Broullard, saxophones, Seth Hajian, guitar, Mike Jacobs, drums, Jeff Dilorio, bass, debut album release: “Lower Ward,” fusion jazz, (jazz, rock, funk, R&B,) Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Jazz Listing 12/11/17 to 12/18/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/11/2017 TO 12/18/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The Very Merry Dickens Carolers: Christmas concert, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 7 p.m.

Lively Experiment, Mark Conley director, choral concert group, vocal repertoire from Medieval to vocal jazz, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 pm.

Rhode Island College Concert Jazz Band: jazz, Sapinsley Hall on RIC, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. ric.edu/pfa,. 7:30 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Vini Ames Trio: swing, pop, Latin, rock, oldies, Venus DeMilo Restaurant, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, Mass. (508) 678-3901. For reservations. noon to 4 p.m. 

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m. 

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

(SOLD OUT) Tony Cerbo is: Home For Christmas Tenth Annual Dinner Show, ballads, holiday, The Nelson Event Center (at Lang’s Bowlarama,) 225 Niantic Ave, Cranston, 944-0500, https://thenelson.ticketleap.com/tonycerbo/, 6-10 pm (also Thursday)

Live Jazz Series: Geo Leonard, guitar, Steve Breeze, piano, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Austin Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Kelly Lennon, vocals, Ralph Corsi, piano, Bill Miele, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm.

WADK Christmas Concert: Swinglane Orchestra, swing, holiday, 8 pm, Jamestown Community Chorus, 7 pm,  Newport Marriot, 25 America’s Cup Ave, Newport,  food donations for the Martin Luther King Center welcomed, 7 -9:30 pm

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers: swingin’ rhythm and blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm

Dave Howard, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Tony Cerbo is: Home For Christmas Tenth Annual Dinner Show, ballads, holiday, The Nelson Event Center (at Lang’s Bowlarama,) 225 Niantic Ave, Cranston, 944-0500, https://thenelson.ticketleap.com/tonycerbo/, 6-10 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Yearnin’ and Burnin’ a tribute to Chet Baker:  Manual Morales, trumpet, vocals, Colin Larkin, sax, James Himmelman, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, West Coast jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Swingin’ Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) Jazz Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Billy Gilman: holiday classics, Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Square, Providence. (800) 745-3000, dunkindonutscenter.com. $29-$59. 7:30 p.m.

Warwick Symphony Orchestra holiday Concert, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Shawn Allen & Ray Carol, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

 Billy Musto, piano, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Richie and Rosie: Richie Sterns, banjo, vocals, Rosie Newton, violin, vocals, traditional and original Americana, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Loios Greco (singer, guitar) Band, w/Earl Greco, bass, Judy Briggs, keys, Alan Greco, drums, Chris Hildebrand, sax, “soul rockin’ rhythm & blues,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Terry Sylvester and John Ford Coley, rock, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Magic Dick, harmonica, Shun Ng, guitar, soulful blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Russel Malone (guitar) Quartet, w/Rick Germanson, piano, Luke Selllick, bass, Willie Jones III, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Jeff Pitchell (vocals ,guitar) and Texas Flood w/special guest James Montgomery, vocals, harmonica, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Tony Cipolla, sax, w/Yvonne Monnett, piano, vocals, Mark Pucci, bass, jazz, standars, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Robinson & Rohe “The Longest Winter” Lian Robinson, banjo, accordion, vocals, Jean Rohe, guitar, vocals, , original songs in the folk tradition, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 pm

Greg Abate (sax,flute) Quartet, w/Tim Ray, piano, John Lockwood, bass, Gary Johnson,drums, Culteral Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., So. Yarmouth, MA, (508) 394-7100, 7:30 pm.

Papa Chubby, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

DD Bastos and The Sons of Providence, blues, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Through The Doors Tribute to Jim Morrison and the Doors, w/Kate Russo’s Piece of  My Pearl Janis Joplin  tribute, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

The Sweetback Sisters’ Country Christmas Sing-Along Spectacular: country, Christmas, Common Fence Point Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085. commonfencemusic.org. 8 p.m.

Parsonsfield, 7 member string band, vocal harmonies, folk, newgrass, Dan Blakeslee opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Forever Young w/Pete Vendettuoli, Gary St.Germain, John Fuzek, Amy Bedard, John Amitrano, Dan Lilley, A tribute to the music of Neil Young, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Dave Stryker (guitar) Quartet, w/Monte Croft, vibes, Jared Gold, organ, McClenty Hunter, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Lois Vaughan: jazz, Bay Voyage Restaurant, 150 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown. 560-7979. bayvoyagejamestown.com. 1-4 p.m.

Steven Palumbo as Dean Martin: big band, pop, easy listening, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Student Composer Showcase, Eliane Aberdam director, composition students and student performers present new works, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7 pm.

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Ben Marcoux, sax, Clay Nordhill, guitar, Brayden Beason, bass, and Jim Nordhill, drums, jazz with Jackie McLean theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. https://goo.gl/Scfi9J, 5-8 pm.

Robert Teague, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8 pm

Seth Burkhart (drums) Four, Jane Dean Burkhart, piano, Ervin Dhimo, bass, Marcus Sholar, sax, jazz, funk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

MONDAY, DECEMER 18

Happy Joyous Hanukkah concert: Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453, eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com. 7 p.m.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The Very Merry Dickens Carolers: Christmas concert, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 7 p.m.

Jazz Listing 12/4/17 to 12/11/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/27/2017 TO 12/4/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, DECEMER 4

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, – 25th Anniversary,  Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7 p.m.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The Joh Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

University Chorus, Audrey Cardany, director, including a performance of Sarah Quartels evocative Snow Angel, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Live Jazz Series: John Allmark, trumpet, Kent Hewitt, piano, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Vinni Pagano, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Ida Zecco, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Keepers: swing, rhythm and blues, jazz, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Special Double Bill: Sugar Ray Narcia, vocals, harmonica, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Jazz Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263

Tatiana Hargreaves (fiddle) & Allison DeGroot (banjo), folk duo, “newgrass,” The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

Victor Wainwright and The WildRoots: blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Richad Barone of the Bongo’s with Tyler-James Kelly of the Silks, the first Odeum Onstage Performance with limited seating, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

The Carleans, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

Anders Osborne and Jackie Green, guitars, vocals, singer/songwriters, “Sitting Around, Singing Some Songs Tour, acoustic, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Mary-Lou Neville: jazz, Top 40, Chapel Grille Restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

M. Rubi – Miraj, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Dave Furlong, guitar vocals, originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

RIC Jazz Combs Concert, Greg Abate, director, Forman Theater, RIC, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, 7:30 pm

URI Concert Band, Brian Cardany, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

James Montgomery, vocals, harmonica, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives, country, opening Girls, Guns & Glory, acoustic, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Javon Jackson (tenor sax) & Friends, w/Jeremy Manasia, piano, David Williams, bass, Jimmy Cobb, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Saturday)

The Music of John Mayer: preformed by Phil Adams, Marty Morony, Will Evans, John Waynelovich, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8 pm, show 9 pm

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

WARM-UP for the HOLIDAYS:  Mary Andrews, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, Dennis Cook, sax, Rick Wells, holday music, mulled wine, hot apple cider, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm (Last show until May 5)

Jeff Cashen, guitar, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Rhythm Future Quartet with Jason Anick, violin, Olli Soikkeli, guitar, Max O”Rourke, guitar, Greg Loughman, bass, Gypsy jazz, standards, originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Jeff Pitchell, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Livingston Taylor: folk, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Holiday Concert: URI Symphony Orchestra & Concert Choir, Ann Danis & Mark Conley, directors,Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

Richad Barone of the Bongo’s with Tyler-James Kelly of the Silks, the first Oreum Onstage Performance with limited seating, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Neal Vitullo and the Vipers, blues, rockabilly, R&B, roots rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Javon Jackson (tenor sax) & Friends, w/Jeremy Manasia, piano, David Williams, bass, Jimmy Cobb, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Friday)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Lois Vaughan (piano) Jazz Quartet: jazz, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. noon to 3 p.m.m

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Reflections: URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, coordinator, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 pm.

5th Annual Rock & Roll Christmas Benefit for Stand Up For Animals, Westerly Animal Shelter, with John Speziale and Friends, opening The Choos, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 6 pm

Jazz Revelations featuring Becky Bass, steel pan, voice, Nick Sanfilippo, jeys, Hermand Duverné, bass, Jared Williams, drums, Caribbean jazz,  Machines With Magnets, 400 Main St, Pawtucket, https://goo.gl/zi7n3Z, 7-9 pm.

Blood Sweat & Tears, with special guest, Seth Glier Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 6 pm, show 7 pm.

URI String Ensembles, Theodare Mook, Ann  Danis, coordinators, The program will include string quartets of Felix Mendelssohn & Philip Glass, a string trio by Franz Schubert and  an appearance fromViola Posse in a performance of Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violas., Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 pm.

MONDAY, DECEMER 11

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

Lively Experiment, Mark Conley director, choral concert group, vocal repertoire from Medieval to vocal jazz, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 pm.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Ben Marcoux, sax, Clay Nordhill, guitar, Brayden Beason, bass, and Jim Nordhill, drums, jazz with Jackie McLean theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. https://goo.gl/Scfi9J, 5-8 pm.

Jazz Listing 11/27/17 to 12/4/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/27/2017 TO 12/4/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMER 27

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

Leland Baker, sax, jam session, jazz, fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, 7-11pm

Ranky Tanky: music from Gullah culture of the Carolina coast including African American game songs, work songs, and spirituals, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, towersri.com. 7:30 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Mark Andrews, vocals, Willie Myete, piano, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Bill Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Linda Calise, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, Joe Calise, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Shiny Lapel Trio, jump blues, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Special Double Bill: Johnny Blue Horn & Klem Klemicki, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Aaron Cote (percussion) Jazz Combo, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10 pm

Cardboard Ox, vocal duo, folk, originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Avi Jacob, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

Ikebe Sharkdown, soul, afro-funk, boogaloo, opening Elevator Tribe, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Tish Adam (vocals) Trio, w/Rusty Hughes, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz standards. Blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Alissa Musto, jazz, swing, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Dan Blakeslee, guitar vocals, folk originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

University Artist Series: pianists Manabu Takasawa & Gavane Darakyan with cellist Theodore Mook, perform music of Beethoven, Falla, Schubert and Tchaikovsky in music for piano 4-hands and piano and cello – including a 4-hand piano version of the Nutcracker, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 pm.

Holiday Pops: The Claflin Symphony Oechestra w/The Milford Community Chorus, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

2nd Annual Swing Into The Holidays Fundraiser for No. Stonington Elem. School Drama Club, feat./Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm & blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 7 pm

Anthony Garaci (piano, organ) and the Hipnotics, w/Willie J. Laws, guitar, vocals, Dennis Brennan, harmonica, vocals, Michael Mudcat Ward, bass, Osi Brathwaite, drums, roots/rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Melissa Etheridge: Merry Christmas Baby, rock, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 8 p.m.

Brian McCarthy (sax) Qartet, w/Justib Kauflin, piano, Evan Gregor, bass, Jimmy Macbride, drums. jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Guilty Pleasure: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m. to midnight.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

Joseph Ursino, Senior Viola recital – with pianist Cheryl Casola and clarinetist Tyler Tashdjian. Program includes the Hummel Fantasie, a J.S. Bach sonata in G major, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 1 pm.

Andrew Hellwig, Junior Jazz Saxophone Recital, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 pm.

Victoria Delmonico, Senior Piano Recital, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 5 pm.

Cassandra McKinley, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul DelNero, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Susan Iacobellis, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Atwater-Donnely Trio, Aubrey and Elwood are joined by Cathy Clasper-Torch, folk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Winter Snow Ball, Al Fenton Big Band, New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Dr. Bristol, reservations 860-585-5411, 7:30 – 11 pm

Johnny Hoy (vocals, harmonica) and the Blue Fish, w/Jeremy Berlin, piano, Buck Shankbuck Shank, guitar, Chris Anzalone, drums, jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Hot Tuna Acoustic, w/Jora Kaukonen and Jack Casady, progressive rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Kate Wright ans Indomitable Soul Band, 7-piece soul, Memphis soul, new school R&B, opening Grace Morrison, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

The Love Dogs, 7 member show band, swingin’ Rhythmn & blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Dayna Stephens (tenor sax) & Quartet, w/Aaron Parks, piano, Pick Rosaro, bass, Bill Stewart, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Christmas with Johnny & Nat, performed by Delbert Leon Collins, RISD Museum, 20 Main St., Providence, Presented by Stages of Freedom, benefit for Swim Empowerment Program, reservations at, www.stagesoffreedom.org/christmas-with-nat-johnny, 2 pm

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, dance, blues, rock, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

URI Percussion Ensemble, Kyle Forsthoff, coordinator, RECLAIM: An Afternoon of Music for Percussion, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 pm.

URI Chamber Ensembles: Juliet Lai, Adam Levin & Cathryn Cummings, coordinators. Come hear the brass quintet, horn quartet, clarinet ensembles, & guitar ensemble in music by Piazzolla, Nelhybel, Rimsky-Korsakov and Hindemith. Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 pm.

Carol of the King, The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular, Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7:30 p.m.

Dave DeAngelis, guitar, vocals, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

MONDAY, DECEMER 4

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, – 25th Anniversary,  Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. 7 p.m.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

University Chorus, Audrey Cardany, director, including a performance of Sarah Quartels evocative Snow Angel, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

RIC Jazz Combs Concert, Greg Abate, director, Forman Theater, RIC, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, 7:30 pm

URI Concert Band, Brian Cardany, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

Jazz Revelations featuring Becky Bass, steel pan, voice, Nick Sanfilippo, jeys, Hermand Duverné, bass, Jared Williams, drums, Caribbean jazz,  Machines With Magnets, 400 Main St, Pawtucket, https://goo.gl/zi7n3Z, 7-9 pm.

Jazz Listing 11/20/17 to 11/27/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/20/2017 TO 11/27/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The Texas Gentlemen, country funk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Special Event: Vocal Studio Masterclass III, Rene de la Garza & Margaret Frazier, directors, URI Vocal Students, perform selections from their repertoires, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 12:30 – 1:45 pm.

Jack Craig, piano, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 p.m.

Ginny Conley, vocals. Bill Moretti: piano. Bob Sagnella, sax. jazz, swing, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Karl Detken, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 p.m.

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Leland Baker (sax) Quartet feat.Alexus Lee, jazz, Acacia Club, 883 Eddy Street, Providence, 7-10pm

Live Jazz Series: Michele Cruz, vocals, Matt Mccauley, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Rick Pearlman, drums, Austin Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Shaawnn Monteiro, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave zino, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Thanksgiving Eve Food Drive: Sugar, funk, disco, R&B, premiums for canned or non-perishable food items, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Toni Lynn Washington, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CHERK WITH VENUE)

Karl Detkin, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 2 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Vince Thompson and the Next Fun Thing: country, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence. 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 6-9 p.m.

Rob Martin: pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 p.m.

M.Rubi – Mirag, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Low Cards, roots rock trio, Muddy Ruckus feat. Ryan Flaherty, guitar, and Erika Stahl, percussion, roots rock, Zach Schmidt, folk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

 “Dizzy 100,” John Allmark (trumpet) Octet, w/Bob Bbowlby,sax, Tucker Antell, sax, Dennis Hughes, piano, Bill Miele, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Roomfull of Blues, opening Neal McCarthy, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Ornament: Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Atwater-Donnelly Duo and Pendragon: folk, Celtic, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 7:30 p.m.

David Rawlings: bluegrass, Americana, folk, The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. 8 p.m.

SouldShot, reggae, ska, rocksteady, opening Professor Roots, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8 pm, show 9 pm

Yellowman: reggae, Fete Music Hall, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 8 p.m.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 11 p.m.

Strictly Sinatra presents: The Rat Pack Christmas Show: Twin River Casino, Event Center, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827- 4837, twinriver.com. 8 pm

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 pm

Twice is Nice — acoustic evening with Deer Tick: rock, The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. 8:30 p.m.

Larry Willis (piano) Quintet, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25

2nd Annual GOBBLEFEST, Open Mic/Potluck, students, families, music, demonstration, tours, pot luck food, sign-up for evening open mike, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 11 am to 11 pm.

Lori Colombo, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinni, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

M.Rubi – Mirag, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Sara Borges, soulful singer/songwriter, American, roots rock, new album “Good and Dirty EP,” The Silks feat/Tyler James Kelly, country blues/rock, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Deer Tick: rock, The Met, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 331-5876, themetri.com. $26.50. 8:30 p.m.

Will Evans, vocals, guitar, singer/songwriter, current album “Signal Flares,” also Rising Tide, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8pm, show 9pm

Warren Wolf (vibes, percussion) & The Wolfpack, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

World Premier Band, high energy sextet, funk, dance, originals, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Ronnie Rose, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Vinny Pagano, drums, Marty Ballou, bass, Carl Hosbond, saxes, “Swinging on a Sunday Afternoon,” Al’s Waterfront Restaurant, 28 Water St., East Providence, 434-0590, alswaterfront.com. twinreservations and info, Al DeAndrade, 935-3739, 2 – 4:30 pm.

Bobby Justin (vocals) Band 4-piece Vegas show group, , Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Scott Hamilton (tenor sax) and the Grey Sargent (guitar) Trio w/Marshall Woods, bass, Jim Gwinn, drums, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 5 pm

The Hal McIntyre Orchestra: A Sinatra Tribute with Steve Marvin: The Newport Playhouse, 102 Connell Highway. 848-7529 for reservations. 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show.

Leland Brown vocals, w/Bill Aaronson, piano, Jeff Casher, guitar, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 6:30 pm

Zach Schmidt, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

MONDAY, NOVEMER 27

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

Leland Baker, sax, jam session, jazz, fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, 7-11pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

Tish Adam (vocals) Trio, w/Rusty Hughes, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz standards. Blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Jazz Listing 11/13/17 to 11/20/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/13/2017 TO 11/20/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMER 13

A Kick-Start Cabaret, Presented by Cornerstone Playhouse and Winterhawk Vinyards, to support the Cornerstone Production at the Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 – 9 p.m.

HungryTown: folk, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. www.eastprovidencelibrary.org/epl/, 7 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Special Event: Vocal Studio Masterclass II, Rene de la Garza & Margaret Frazier, directors, Deborah Rentz-Moore, clinician, URI Vocal Students, perform selections from their repertoires, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 12:30 – 1:45 pm.

Cavalcade of Bands – Ballroom: Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, 16 piece Orch. Al Marano Group; Foyer Stages: Jennie Evans & Elaine Sullivan w/Bill Morretti, piano, Joe Holtzman, drums; Rose Weaver Group w/ Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass; Ginny Conley (vocals) Bill Morretti (piano) Group; Mary Andrews (vocals) Group, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Bill Andrews, drums; Rhodes On The Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad St.) Cranston, Info & reservations: Providence Federation of Musicians, 780-6887, doors 5:45 pm, music & dancing 6 – 10 pm.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Brown Bag Concert Series: Michael Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band, Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. Worcester, MA, (508) 752-5608 co-produced by WICN 90.5 FM and broadcast live on wicn.org. 12n

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com. 7 – 10 pm

URI Saxophone Studio Recital, Jonathan Amon & William Jones coordinators, classical and jazz students perform solo and ensemble music for the saxophone, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

Live Jazz Series: George Andrews, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet, Tom Casale, bass, Austin Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Marlene VerPlank, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Dan Lord & The Big Shots, jump blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30-10 pm.

Toni Lynn Washington, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Al Testa: jazz, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 2 p.m.

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Roberto’s Italian Restaurant, 450 Hope St., Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6 – 9 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 pm

Amanda Carr, vocals, Myanna, sax, and Ken Clark (organ) Trio, jazz, standards, swing, Lincoln Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Bull Mansion, 55 Pearl St, Worcester, MA, (508) 755-6070, bullmansion.com, WICN Partnership, doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm

Joel Thibodeau vocals, (Death Vessel) opening Merce Lemon, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m.

Allysen Callery, vocals, guitar, modern folk, Tap Room. The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm

Big Sam’s Funky Nation, funk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Dino Govoni (sax) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

The Lost Acres String Band: blues, Gypsy jazz, swing, Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio and Gallery, 1 Spring St., Chester, Conn. (860) 526-2077. 4-6 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

John Badessa (drums) Trio w/Judy (vocals) and Barry (piano) DiRossi, standards, swing, jazz, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St., East Providence, 434-0590, 6-9 pm

Paul Caraher, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Alissa Musto, jazz, swing, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

The Harvard Din & Tonics and The Brown Jabberwocks: a capella, Grace Episcopal Church, 175 Mathewson St., Providence. Tickets at bit.ly/2huqSb8. 7 p.m.

Roosevelt Dime, w/Eben Pariser, lead vocals, harmonica, electric guitar, Andrew Green, vocal, banjo, Tony Montalbano, vocals, drums, Craig Akin, acoustic bass, bluegrass, blues, NOLA, R&B, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

The Lowest Pair: banjo/guitar duo, Hope & Main, 691 Main St., Warren. 683-5085. 7:30 p.m.

URI Ram Marching Band, Pass in Review, Brian Cardany, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8 – 10 pm.

Introduction, Chicago tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash, tributes,, blues, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Barry Goudreau”s (guitar vocals) Engine Room, former member of Boston, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 pm

Steve Burke Duo, smooth jazz, pop, dance, Sonoma Bistro, 7366 Post Rd., North Kingstown, 295-5550, 8 – 11 pm

Monika Herzig’s (piano) Sheroes, w/Reul Regev, trombone, Jennifer Vincent, trumpet, Jamie Baum, flute, Leni Stern, electric guitar, Rose Avila, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Eight To The Bar, swing, jump blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 – 11:15 pm

Tribeca: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Dennis Stroughmatt: French creole, swing, German Club, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. salsproductions.com. 3:15 pm

Marlene VerPlank, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Ginny Conley, vocals. Bill Moretti: piano. jazz, swing, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Amber Hosmer, Graduate Clarinet Recital, classical, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7 – 8:30 pm.

Jeff Cashen (guitar) Group jazz, swing, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Randy Weston with Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng and the World Music Ensemble: jazz, Grant Recital Hall, 1 Young Orchard Ave., Providence. goo.gl/wpkKCb. 7:30 p.m.

Adrian Legg, acoustic guitar, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 7:30 pm

Diane Blue (vocals, harmonica) & the Ladies of the Blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Under The Streetlamp – Hip For The Holidays, vocal quartet w/Michael Ingersole, Christopher Kale Jones, Brandon Wardel, Shonn Wiley, doo-wop, classic radio and holiday hits from the 50s-70s, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7:30 pm

The Pete Silva Project, roots rock, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Aztec Two Step, folk, rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Doyle Bramhall II, vocals, guitar, new CD “Rich Man,” opening, Althea Grace, singer/songwriter, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30pm, show 8:30 pm

Ulysses Owen, Jr. (drums) Three w/Joel Ross, vibes, Phil Norris, bass, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Those Guys, oldies, dance quintet, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Verna Sings, tribute to Celine & Cher, Revolution Lounge, Plainridge Park Casino. 30 Washington St., Plainville, MA,  http://www.plainridgeparkcasino.com/entertainment/sunday-special, 12n – 4 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

TeleDynes surf, rockabilly, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

URI Opera Workshop, Rene de la Garza, director, scenes and fully–staged complete operas with orchestra, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 3 – 5 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/ Marlene VerPlank, vocals,, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm 

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Ben Shaw, sax, Nick Sanfilippo, keyboard, Steve Johnson, bass, and Max Goldman, drums, with Lorde’s Melodrama theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/KVU13r

Darlene Love, “Love For The Holidays,” Star of documentary “20 Feet from Stardom,” Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 6 pm, show 7 pm

MONDAY, NOVEMER 20

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The Texas Gentlemen, country funk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Special Event: Vocal Studio Masterclass III, Rene de la Garza & Margaret Frazier, directors, URI Vocal Students, perform selections from their repertoires, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 12:30 – 1:45 pm.

Ginny Conley, vocals. Bill Moretti: piano. Bob Sagnella, sax. jazz, swing, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

“Dizzy 100,” John Allmark (trumpet) Octet, w/Bob Bbowlby,sax, Tucker Antell, sax, Dennis Hughes, piano, Bill Miele, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Roomfull of Blues, opening Neal McCarthy, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

SouldShot, reggae, ska, rocksteady, opening Professor Roots, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8 pm, show 9 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Scott Hamilton (tenor sax) and the Grey Sargent (guitar) Trio w/Marshall Woods, bass, Jim Gwinn, drums, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 5 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

Jazz Listing 11/6/17 to 11/13/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/6/2017 TO 11/13/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8:30 p.m. All ages.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: George Andrews, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet, Tom Casale, bass, Austin Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Den Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz. Swing, Motown, R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30-10 pm.

Shawn Colvin and her Band: A Few Repairs 20th Anniversary Tour, opening Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals, harmonica, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Joey Molland (guitar, vocals) Band, original member of Badfinger plays their album “Straight Up” live to celebrate the 45th anniversary of its release, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

The Mystix Unplugged w/Bobby Keyes and Jo Lily, vocals & guitars, roots, Americana, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt: acoustic rock, country, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787, TheVetsRI.com. 7:30 p.m.

The Carleans, Americana, folk, Tap Room. The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: John Monlos (guitar) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosatti, guitar, Dave Murphy, sax, jazz, standards, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Tony Cipolla (sax) Group, jazz, swing, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Mark Erelli, singer/songwriter, new release, “For A Song,” guest Ray Gennari, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

Boogie Woogie Dance Party: Al Copley (vocals, piano) Band, w/Dam Morretti, sax, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Lou Boccarelli, bass, Steve Peck, drums, swing, dance, jump blues, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 11 p.m.

Tab Benoit, vocals guitar, w/Eric Johnson, vocals guitar, Cajun, blues, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Lurrie Bell, guitar, vocals, Chicago blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Divas with a Twist, “powerhouse female vocalists, backed by Grammy nominated musicians,”Revolution Lounge, Plainridge Park Casino. 30 Washington St., Plainville, MA,  http://www.plainridgeparkcasino.com/entertainment/sunday-special, 8pm-12m

Jerome Jennings (drums) Group, w/Stacy Dillard, tenor sax, Kali Rodriguez, trumpet, Jeffery Miller, trombone, Greg August, bass, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

The Mallett Brothers: w/Luke & Wil Mallett, vocals guitars, Wally, guitar, dobro, Adam Cogswell, drums, Nick Lean, bass, country rock, Americana, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8pm, show 9 pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

URI Ram Marching Band, Brian Cardany, director: URI v James Madison, Meade Stadium 25 W Alumni Ave, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Louis Prima Jr, and The Witnesses, jump jive, swing, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 2 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Tumble Salt Café, 349.0557, 1 Morgan Ave, North Providence, 349-0557, 5:30-8:30pm.

Brenda Keen, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, Bill Miele, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6 – 9 pm

Susan Iacobellis, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Krista Baroni, singer/songwriter, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 7:30 pm

Commander Cody, piano, vocals, w/Mark Emerick, guitar, Steve Barbuto, drums, Randy Bramwell, bass, boogie woogie, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Arlo Guthrie, The Re:Generation Tour, Arlo’s children Abe and Sarah Lee will be joining their dad to present music of the Guthrie Generations, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7:30 pm

Bell Bottom Blues, Eric Clapton Tribute, feat. Al Caprara, guitar, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 p.m.

“Raizes (Roots)” Mariza, Jorge Fernado e Custodio Castelo, Fado and more, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. For reservations: (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm (also Sunday)

Ari Hest, singer/songwriter, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30pm, show 8:30 pm

Ken Peplowski, clarinet. tenor, w/Matin Wind, bass, Matt Wilson, drums, Ehub Asherie, piano, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Mac Odom (vocals, keys) Group, R&B, smooth hits, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm. Dominic sings the music of Bennett and Boccelli, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Sonic Surfers w/Dan Morretti, sax and Steve DiConti, guitar, Marty Richards, drums, Lou Bocciarelli, bass, jazz, groove, surf, originals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 4-7 pm, doors 3 pm

The Reminisants, music of the 50’s, swing, pop, rock, standards, Revolution Lounge, Plainridge Park Casino. 30 Washington St., Plainville, MA,  http://www.plainridgeparkcasino.com/entertainment/sunday-special, 3-7pm

Duke Robillard Band, blues, dance, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com, 4-7 pm

Gina Tonno, voice recital, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/, 5 pm

Leland Baker, tenor sax, Dave Murphy, alto sax, Alex Trembly, bass, Ben Dickie, drums, jazz, Break Time Bar & Bowl, Suit 1330, 999 Main St, (Hope Artiste Village) Pawtucket, 427-7006, https://breaktimebowlandbar.com. 5:30 pm

Phil Adams, volcals, guitar, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

“Raizes (Roots)” Mariza, Jorge Fernado e Custodio Castelo, Fado and more, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. For reservations: (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm (also Saturday)

MONDAY, NOVEMER 13

A Kick-Start Cabaret, Presented by Cornerstone Playhouse and Winterhawk Vinyards, to support the Cornerstone Production at the Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 – 9 p.m.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Cavalcade of Bands – Ballroom: Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, 16 piece Orch. Al Marano Group; Foyer Stages: Jennie Evans & Elaine Sullivan w/Bill Morretti, piano, Joe Holtzman, drums; Rose Weaver Group w/ Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass; Ginny Conley (vocals) Bill Morretti (piano) Group; Mary Andrews (vocals) Group, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Bill Andrews, drums; Rhodes On The Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad St.) Cranston, Info & reservations: Providence Federation of Musicians, 780-6887, doors 5:45 pm, music & dancing 6 – 10 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Brown Bag Concert Series: Michael Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band, Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. Worcester, MA, (508) 752-5608 co-produced by WICN 90.5 FM and broadcast live on wicn.org. 12n

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Amanda Carr, vocals, Myanna, sax, and Ken Clark (organ) Trio, jazz, standards, swing, Lincoln Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Bull Mansion, 55 Pearl St, Worcester, MA, (508) 755-6070, bullmansion.com, WICN Partnership, doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm. 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

John Badessa (drums) Trio w/Judy (vocals) and Barry (piano) DiRossi, standards, swing, jazz, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St., East Providence, 434-0590, 6-9 pm

Eight To The Bar. Swing, boogie woogie, R&B, blues, soul, dance, Motown, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30pm, show 8:30 pm

Jazz Listing 10/30/17 to 11/6/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/30/2017 TO 11/6/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Hallow’s Bash: Julie Rhodes w/Dharmasoul, Gimptio & Glory, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, biscuitcity1@gmail.com. For ages 21 and older. 15 costumes emcouraged. 7:30 pm-1 am

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Tish Adams, vocals, Tom Pasquarelli, guitar, Bill Miele, bass, Rick Costa, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Angela Bacari, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Keepers, feat./members of the Mystic Horns w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, swingin’ R&B, blues, jazz, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30-10 pm.

Diane Blue, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Holly Near: folk, cabaret, Lincoln School, 301 Butler Ave., Providence. communisongriholly.bpt.me. 7 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

George Winston, piano, melodic seasonal originals, Vince Guaraldi hits, classic NOLA, stride, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Martha Davis (songwriter/singer) and the Motels, opening Matt York, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Berstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Alissa Musto, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

All That Jazz: Topcats, swing, jive, Brown U. Swing Club, Sales Hall, 81 Waterman St, Providence, beginers lessons 8 pm, singles welcome, 8 pm-12.

Christine Lavin, singer/songwriter, comedy, interactive, New CD release “Spaghettification,” Johnny Cash tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Eddie From Ohio, acoustic quartet, folk/rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Paul Nelson, guitar, rockin’ blues, member Johnny Winter Band, Grammy winner, New CD release “Badass Generation,” Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Matt Scofield, British blues guitarist, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Benny Golson (tenor sax) Quartet, w/Sharp Radway, piano, Corcoran Holt, bass. John Lamkin, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

URI Ram Marching Band, Brian Cardany, director: URI v James Madison, Meade Stadium 25 W Alumni Ave, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Tumble Salt Café, 349.0557, 1 Morgan Ave, North Providence, 349-0557, 12n–3pm.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Ida Zecco, vocals, Yvonne Monnet, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Patrice Monahan, jazz, standards, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

The Furies, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 7:30 pm

URI Symphony Orchestra-Choir: 125th Anniversary Celebration, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, www.events.uri.edu/fine_arts_center, 8-10 pm

Cassandre McKinley, vocals, CD release preview of “Dragonfly” Jeff D’Antona, piano, Scott Johnson, guitar, Marty Ballou, bass Dave Mattacks, drums, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Roger Ceresi’s All Stars, swing, dance floor, Tri City Elks, 1915 West Shore Rd, Warwick, 8-11:30 pm

Beatles For Sale, Beatles Tribute Band, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 11 p.m.

Lois Greco Band, soul rockin’ R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Tom Rush, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Adam Ezra Group, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Ben Paterson (piano) Trio, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

The Music of Michael Troy: Benefit for the Michael Troy Memorial Music Foudation, Danielle Miraglia, Tom Smith, Johnny Botelho, Monica Ambroziak, Barry Brown, Mary Beth Soares, Joanne Doherty, Joan Laferriere-Akin, Mike Laureanno, Art Tebbets, Mary Ann Rossoni, Barbara Phaneuf, Louie Leeman and Chuck Williams. Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors 12 pm, show 1 pm

Reminisce: pop, standards, dance, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

The Blue FO’s, blues, swing, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com, 4-7 pm

Jazz Revelations featuring, The Monteirobots performing sophisticated, funky jazz,  Machines With Magnets, 400 Main St, Pawtucket. 7-9 pm. https://goo.gl/vcEvAj

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring, Farewell Tour – Meeting: Of The Spirits –Mahavishnu Orchestra Music, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7:30 pm

MONDAY, NOVEMER 6

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8:30 p.m. All ages.

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Shawn Colvin and her Band: A Few Repairs 20th Anniversary Tour, opening Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Louis Prima Jr, and The Witnesses, jump jive, swing, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 2 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Leland Baker, tenor sax, Dave Murphy, alto sax, Alex Trembly, bass, Ben Dickie, drums, jazz, Break Time Bar & Bowl, Suit 1330, 999 Main St, (Hope Artiste Village) Pawtucket, 427-7006, https://breaktimebowlandbar.com. 5:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Cavalcade of Bands – Ballroom: Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, 16 piece Orch. Al Marano Group; Foyer Stages: Jennie Evans & Elaine Sullivan w/Bill Morretti, piano, Joe Holtzman, drums; Rose Weaver Group w/ Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass; Ginny Conley (vocals) Bill Morretti (piano) Group; Mary Andrews (vocals) Group, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Bill Andrews, drums; Rhodes On The Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad St.) Cranston, Info & reservations: Providence Federation of Musicians, 780-6887, doors 5:45 pm, music & dancing 6 – 10 pm.

Jazz Listing 10/23/17 to 10/30/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/23/2017 TO 10/30/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

Gary Gramolini solo acoustic: rock, blues, Charlestown Rathskeller, 489A Old Coach Rd. thecharlestownrathskeller.com. 8-11 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, White Ash Cigar Lounge, 413 Central, Ave., Pawtucket. 726-1715. 7-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Scarecrow Festival featuring The Delight Consort w/Judith Conrad & Andre Safioleas, and The New Little New Era Jazz Band: First Congregational Church, 282 Rock St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 672-5862. 6 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Gypsy Jazz Ensemble: Ben Andrews, lead guitar, Chuck Rejto, rhythm guitar, harmonica, Joe Cerrito, accordion, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Django jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Nicolas King, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, new CD release “On Another Note,” jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Johnny Blue Horn, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

Open Mic/Potluck, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 5:30 pm sign-up

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Keith Cowley, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

Dayna Kurtz (guitar, vocals) w/Robet Mache, piano, guitar, singer/songwrighter, New Live CD “Here Vol. 1,” Milton, R&B, soul, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Dino Govoni (sax) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6 10 pm

Kenny Marrocco: ’30s through ’70s, Italian, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 p.m.

David Schneider’s Train Heist, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Edwin McCain “The Great Americam Romatic” singer/composer of romantic songs, with Jeffery Gaines, singer/songwriter, pop, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

Biscuit City Quintet, roots rock, classic country, honky-tonk, blues, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 7:30 pm

Cash Is King, Johnny Cash tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Neal Vitullo and the Vipers, rock, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Buster Williams (bass) & Something, w/Lenny White, drums, George Colligan, piano, Bruce Williams, alto sax, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm (also Saturday)

Halloween Show: Dr Gasp and the Eeks, and The Z-Boys, , The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. 8 pm

Dezyne: party, dance, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, twinriver.com. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Tumble Salt Café, 349.0557, 1 Morgan Ave, North Providence, 349-0557, 12n–3pm.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Angela Baccari, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Tish Adams (vocals) Group, w/Dennis Hughes, piano, Brian Rizzuto, bass, jazz, standards, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm & blues, oldies, Smithfield Elks Lodge, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Art Garfunkel: In Close Up, pop, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Straight No Chaser: a capella, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St. 421-2787, ppacri.org. 8 p.m.

Girlfest 2017: A celebration of RI all-female and female-fronted bands including – Midnight Honey, Mary Day Band, Billy Harpin Band, and MC comedian Karen O’Donnell, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Dan Moretti, tenor sax, flute with Greg Abate, alto sax, flute, and the New Brazilia w/Bertram Lehmann, drums, Marcus Santos, percussion, Walter Platt, trumpet, Gilson Shachnik, piano & Flavio Lira, bass, Brazilian and Latin jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Peter Rowan, Grammy winner, singer/songwriter, bluegrass, Danielle Miraglia, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Halloween Benefit Show For The Jonny Cake Center, with The Carleans and Green Tea, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30pm show 8:30 pm

Buster Williams (bass) & Something, w/Lenny White, drums, George Colligan, piano, Bruce Williams, alto sax, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm (also Friday)

Dynamo and Live Band: rock, jazz, Fete Music Hall, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 10 p.m.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Kelley Lennon: pop, standards, dance, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Zydegroove: zydeco, German Club, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. salsproductions.com. 3:15 p.m.

The Delta Generators, blues, swing, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com, 4-7 pm

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring, Farewell Tour – Meeting: Of The Spirits –Mahavishnu Orchestra Music, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7:30 pm

Keturah’s Dream: rock, R&B, funk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 6 p.m.

Laura Dowding, jazz, pop, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

The Yardbirds: lead by original member Jim McCarty, drums, w/Original founding member (who had been replaced by Eric Clapton because her was too young to tour) Top Tapham, guitar, John Idan, guitar, vocal, David Smale, bass, Billy Boy Miskinnin, harmonica, classic rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

COMING UP:

 

WEDNESDAY, November 1 

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Keepers, feat./members of the Mystic Horns w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, swingin’ R&B, blues, jazz, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

THURSDAY, Novenber 2

George Winston, piano, melodic seasonal originals, Vince Guaraldi hits, classic NOLA, stride, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

SATURDAY, November 4

Cassandre McKinley, vocals, CD release preview of “Ain’t That Love” Jeff D’Antona, piano, Scott Johnson, guitar, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Jazz Listing 10/16/17 to 10/23/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/16/2017 TO 10/23/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 

URI Jazz Combos, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, www.events.uri.edu/fine_arts_center, 7:30 pm

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Peter Case and Gurf Morlix, troubadours, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet, Alan Berstein, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Warren Chaisson, vibes, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Shiny Lapel Trio, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm

UMass Dartmouth Performance Jam Session Series: Jim Robitaille (guitar) Trio, w/ Bill Miele, bass, Chris Poudrier, drums, jazz, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth CVPA, Room 104, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA use Parking lot 8, 8 pm

Johnny Blue Horn, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

Paul Del Nero, bass. Mike Renzi, piano, Roberto’s 450 Hope St, Bristol, 6-9 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Rally for Ryan: Johnny Winter Allstar Band, w/Paul Nelson, James Montgomery, Bobby “T” Torello. Mike Nuno, also Bill & Gabi of Silverteeth, Matt Bruneau and Leslie Grimes, Steve Cerilli, John Monllos and Joanne Rodino, The Playboys-Mark Gorman & Jack Casey, Justin Pomfret, Randy Robbins, Brian Scott, Michelle Siegal and ZanRicky-Zan Lord & Rick Cretarola. Newport Blues Café, 286 Thames St, Newport, 575-8761 or 835-7209, www.newportblues.com/concerts-events/ Benefit for Ryan Belmore, doors 6:30 pm, show 7 – 10 pm.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

URI Big Band, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, www.events.uri.edu/fine_arts_center, 8 pm

Howard Jones (keys) Band, contemporary music, “synth-driven electronic and dance,” Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm

Noam Pikelny: bluegrass, The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. 8 pm.

Jose Davis, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

Reeves Gabrels (guitar, vocals) & His Imaginary Friends, formerly with The Cure, Will Evens, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Allen Berstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Bill Miele (bass) Group, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Billy Musto (piano) Group, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Harvest Folk Roots Concert: Grant Maloy Smith, Chuck Williams. Mike Laureanno, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Paco Pena, The Art of the Flamenco Guitar, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 8 pm

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Jeff Pitchell (guitar, vocals) & Texas Flood, blues, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Kat Wright (vocals) and The Indomitable Soul Band w/Josh Weinstein, bass, Bob Wagner, guitar, John Kimock, drums, Shane Hardiman, keys, Luke LaPlant, bari sax, Jake Whitesell, tenor sax, Dave Purcell, trumpet, Bryan McNamara, sax, Brian Paulding, trombone, soul/duende, Grechen and the Pickpockets open, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Holly Bowling, piano, jam, progressive rock, (Dead, Phish), Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm.

Kurtis Rivers’ (alto sax) Makanda Project, 13 piece band playing music of the late Makanda Ken McIntyre, tenor/reed player and educator, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Alan Bernstein (bass) Presents Mac Chrupcala’s Sound of Newport: jazz, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 

URI Ram Marching Band, Brian Cardany, director: URI v Elon, Meade Stadium 25 W Alumni Ave, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Warren Chaisson, vibes, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Tony Cippola (sax) Group, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Calamari Brothers: swing, Smithfield Elks Lodge, 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. $5. 7:30-11 p.m.

University Artist Series Concert: Hub New Music Quartet, featuring URI Music Faculty Kirstin Volness’ “Little Tiny Stone Full of Blue Fire,” new music, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, www.events.uri.edu/fine_arts_center, 8 – 10 pm

Mark Hummel’s (harmonica, vocals) GoldenState/Lone Star Revue: w/Anson Funderburgh & Mike Keller, guitars, RW Grigsby, bass, Wes Starr, drums, blues, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene, acoustic singer/songwrghters, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Bohemian Quartet w/David Zinno, bass, folk, Gypsy, Romani, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272. riverfolk.org. $15. 8 p.m.

Mike Zito, new album, “Make Blues Not War,” Gina Sicilia, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Desiree: Kassie Rogers, vocals, Stef Denegre, guitar, vocals, Jon Thomas, keys, Steve Tavares, drums, Dan Curland, bass, rock, funk, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30pm show 8:30 pm

Nicki Parrott (vocals, bass) w/Eddie Metz Jr, drums, Rossano Sportiello, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm

Distinctions: URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, director, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, www.events.uri.edu/fine_arts_center, 3-5 pm

Superchief Trio, blues, swing, boogie woogie, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com, 4-7 pm

Boney James, contemporary jazz, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7:30 pm

Sweet Mercy Trio, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

 

COMING UP: 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

Dan Moretti,(sax, flute) and Brazilia with Greg Abate, sax, flute, jazz, bossa, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Jazz Listing 10/9/2017 to 10/16/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/9/2017 TO 10/16/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Geo Leonard, guitar, vocals, Pete Jefferies drums, Geg Tokamoto, sax, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Yvonne Monnet, vocals, piano, Dennis Cook, sax, Todd Baker, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Thor Jensen & Sara ‘Abriola, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Aaron Cote (percussion) Jazz Combo, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

M. Rubi, Miraj, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

The Aristocats: swing, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Max Weinberg’s (drums) Jukebox, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Charlie Hunter Trio w/Curtis Fowlkes and Bobby Previte, orginals, blues, jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

The Wailers: reggae, Park Theatre: 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. $35-$45. 8 p.m.

LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike, and Brazen, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

Deb Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, Paul Del Nero, bass, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 PM.

Sip and Swing: Spumante, w/Ian Quinn, alto saxophone, Derek Smith, trombone, Andrew Wynsen, piano, Stephen Smith, bass, Sean Grandy, drums, jazz, styles of Miles, Sons Of Liberty Beer & Spirits, 1425 Kingstown Rd, South Kingstown, 284-4006, www.solspirits.com/home, 5 – 9 PM.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Ari and Mia, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Rock and Soul Review, Motown, swing, pop. And a little rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7:30m show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

John Badessa Big Band w/Bob Mainelli, vocals, music of Count Basie and song of Frank Sinatra, swing, standards, dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 -6 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Charles Kalajian, drums, Wendy Klein, flute, Joe Parillo, piano, Robertico Arias, percussion, with Afro-Cuban jazz theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/k4dSq1

The Chick Corea (piano) Steve Gadd (drums) Band w/ Lionel Loueke, guitar, Steve Wilson. sax, flute, Carlitos Del Puerto,bass, Luisto Quntero, percussion, jazz, Latin, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, 421-ARTS, thevetsri.com, 7 pm (for ticket holders, with reservations, http://first-works.org/events/, Creative Conversation w/Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, Moses Brown School, Woodman Center, 250 Lloyd Ave, Providence 3:30 pm.)

Jazz Listing 10/2/2017 to 10/9/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 10/2/2017 TO 10/9/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Karaoke Night with Vini Ames: Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Evan Andrews, vocals, Bill Andrews, drums, Steve Heck, piano, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Johnny Souza, trumpet, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Keepers (member of The Mystic Horns) swing, R&B, blues, jazz, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Carl Palmer’s (drums) ELP Legacy, w/Paul Bielatowicz, guitar, Simon Fitzpatrick, bass, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Subdudes w/Tommy Malone, vocals, guitar, John Magnie, accordion, Steve Amedee, tambourine, from New Orleans, blending blues, gospel, funk, R&B, with Special Guest Mark Cutler, singer, guitar, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Nellie McKay, singer, standards, Broadway, 60’s pop,Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Joe Godfrey (piano) Group, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 349-4979, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cafe DiPanni, 187 Pocasset Ave., Providence. 944-0840. 7-10 p.m.

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Will Houlihan, guitar, vocals, w/Bradford Loomis, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Gary Hoey, guitar, R&B rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com two shows: 8 pm

Steve Burke Duo, smooth jazz, pop, Sonoma Bistro, 7366 Post Rd. North Kingstown, 295-5550

Jonny Lang, guitar, vocals, blues, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7 pm

Leo Kottke, singer/songwriter, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Rene McLean, sax, flute (son of Jackie Mclean) w/Steve Davis, trombone, Huber Eaves III, piano, Nat Reeves, bass, Eric McPhearson drums, Neil Clarke, African percussion, jazz standards, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Phil Adams (guitar) Group w/Brett Boardman, bass, Domenic Ruggeri, keys, “soulful grooves and powerful jams,” B.A.G. (Barley All-Star Group) opens, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 8 pm, show, 9 pm.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Krisanthi Pappas, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

URI Big Band, Wakefield Octoberfest, outside stage at the Contemporary Theater, 327 Main St. Wakefield, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/, 6-7 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Francisco Pais (guitar, vocals) Surroundings w/Godwin Louis, alto sax, Adam Cote, bass, Feremc Nemeth, drums, Christna Dickson-Brownell, violin, Caroline Herrero, viola, Margan Santos, cello, original compositions, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St, Jamestown, 560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org, doors 6:30, concert 7 pm.

Tony Cipolla (sax) Group, jazz, swing, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

The Doo Wop Project, five part harmony, doo wop and rhythm & blues classics, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm

Jazz! Then and Now – A retrospective jazz concert: The Debra Mann (piano, vocals) Quintet, w/Dino Govoni, sax, Doug Olsen, trumpet, Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langone, drums, Middletown Performing Arts Center, 200 LaRosa Lane, Middletown, CT. (860) 343-7555 greatermiddletownconcerts.org/series.htm, 7:30pm

Dead Blues Society: Bob Shindell, lead guitar, Todd Manglass, guitar, vocals, Jerry Rousseau, bass, Mary Stuart, piano, vocals, Mark C. Hadden, saxs, Paul Webber, drums, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 8pm

Homecoming Reunion: singer pianist Daryl Sherman from Woonsocket and tenor saxophonist Harry Allen from Burrillville, w/Jon Wheatley, guitar, Marshall Wood, bass, and special guest vocalist Jean McKenna O”Donnell, jazz, standards, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

David Bromberg (guitar, vocals) Quintet, folk, blues, Brian Mackey, piano, vocals, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Mark Zaleski (tenor sax) Band, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, OCROBER 8

Lois Vaughan, solo piano while you shop, taste, and browse at Hope + Main’s Schoolyard Market. 691 Main Street, Warren RI. makefoodyourbusiness.org. 10 am – 2 pm.

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

9th Annual Mitch Fest, U Rock School of Music Select Band, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, Chris Leigh Band w/Chris Barnes & Lisa Marie, Soupy Boys w/Brian Templeton, Dave Howard & The High Rollers w/Mr. Nick,  DJ Dave Christina, Proceeds to Benefit RI Hospice, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 1 pm, show, 1:30 – 7:30 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet, leader) Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7 pm

Franciso Pais (guitar, vocals) and Friends w/ w/Godwin Louis, alto sax, Adam Cote, bass, Feremc Nemeth, drums, Emily Chen, violin, Caroline Herrero, viola, Margan Santos, cello, original compositions,, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Eric Nicolas, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., 8 pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 (Columbus Day)

URI Ram Marching Band, Woonsocket AutumnFest Parade, World War II Park, Social St. Woonsocket, 10 am

Columbus Day Festival, Reminisce, doo wop, oldies band, DePasquale Plaza, off Attwells Ave, Providence, 1-5 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

Film: “Chick Corea: The Musician, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St, Jamestown, 560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org, reception 6, film 7 pm. (see OCTOBER 15)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

Max Weinberg’s (drums) Jukebox, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Charlie Hunter Trio w/Curtis Fowlkes and Bobby Previte, orginals, blues, jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

The Wailers: reggae, Park Theatre: 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 467-7275, parktheatreri.com. $35-$45. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

John Badessa Big Band w/Bob Mainelli, vocals, music of Count Basie and song of Frank Sinatra, swing, standards, dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 -6 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Charles Kalajian, drums, Wendy Klein, flute, Joe Parillo, piano, Robertico Arias, percussion, with Afro-Cuban jazz theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/k4dSq1

The Chick Corea (piano) Steve Gadd (drums) Band w/ Lionel Loueke, guitar, Steve Wilson. sax, flute, Carlitos Del Puerto,bass, Luisto Quntero, percussion, jazz, Latin, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, 421-ARTS, hevetsri.com, 7 pm (for ticket holders, with reservations, http://first-works.org/events/, Creative Conversation w/Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, Moses Brown School, Woodman Center, 250 Lloyd Ave, Providence 3:30 pm.)

Jazz Listing 9/25/17 to 10/2/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/25/2017 TO 10/2/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Bowens Wharf, 13 Bowens Warf, Newport (off America’s Cup Ave) 849-3478, bowenswharf.com, 11 am – 2 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti: jazz, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Karaoke Night with Vini Ames: Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Chuck Rejto, harmonica, Matt MaCauley, guitar, Joe Cerrito, accordion, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Greg Abate, sax, flute, Ben Cook, piano, Tod Baker, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Dan Lord & The Big Shots, 6-member rocking and swinging dance band, progressive blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet w/Ben Cook , piano, Tod Baker, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Community Room, Rochambeau Library, Hope St, Providence, 272-3780, http://www.provcomlib.org/news-events/calendar/2017/greg-abate-quartet, 7 – 8:30 pm.

Jonah Tolchin, electric guitar, and Daphne Lee Martin, acoustic guitar, vocals, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Seth Walker, guitar, vocals, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Michael Barclay de Tolly (guitar) amd Barkode, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

(Last Show) Jazz in the Courtyard: Mark Berney (trumpet) Jazz Duo w/James Himmelman, piano, next to Bistro 22, Garden City Center, Cranston, 942-2800. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events/ 6 – 8 pm (bring lawn chairs.)

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Bill Miele (bass) and Friends, jazz, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc: fiddle trio w/Olav Luksengard Mjelva (Norway) Anders Hall (Sweden) Kevin Henderson (Shetlan Islands)traditional Nodic fiddle music, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Roomful of Blues, celebrating 50 years of swingin’ jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com two shows: 8 & 10 pm

Coco Montoya: master guitarist and soul-powered vocalist, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Thana Alexa (vocals) Project w/Carmen Staaf, piano, keybosrds, Ben Williams, acoustic & electric bass, Clarence Penn drums, scat, originals, jazz standards, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

The Al Copley (singer, composer, pianist) Band, blues, new CD Beach Ball Blast (live), The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 8 pm, show, 9 pm.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Karen Frisk, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Purple Cat Vineyard & Winery, 11 Money Hill Road, Chepachet, RI, 401.566.9463, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Open Mic/Potluck, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 5:30 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Jeff Cashen (sax) Group, jazz, swing, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm & blues, oldies, Smithfield Elks Lodge, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 pm.

Charlie Thomas and the Drifters, doo wop and rhythm & blues classics, opening: The Reminisants, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

Maria Muldar (vocals) Band, “Way Past Midnight,” R&B, standards, pop, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-10:30 pm

Spyro Gyra: Jay Beckenstein, sax, Jeremy Wall and Tom Schulman, keyboards, Julio Fernandes, guitar, Scott Ambush, bass, jazz, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Green, wich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Kim Trusty and Kerri Powers: guitars, vocals, jazz, R&B, folk, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272. riverfolk.org, 8 pm

Toni Lynn Washington & Jimmy “2 Suits” Capone, vocalists, w/Johnny Juxo, keys: piano & organ, Brad Hallen, bass, Mark Teixera, drums; blues, soul, funk, standards, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

The Sweetback Sisters: Emily Miller & Zara Bode, vocal duet, w/Ryan Hommel, fiddle, Ben Sanders, bass, Jason Sypher, drums, honky-tonk with hints of jazz and ragtime, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7pm, show 8 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Tim Ray, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Steve Langone, drums, jazz, bop, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

South County/South Conneccticut Dance Party: Hosted by The Carleans, special guests TBA, blues, rock, dance, , The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, OCROBER 1

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

The Hammond Boys: w/Dan Moretti (sax, flute) funk, jazz, R&B, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Reminisants, R&B, swing, pop, dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Tish Adams (vocals) Quintet w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Willie Myette, keys, Alex Chapman, drums, Art Manchester, sax, jazz, standards, blues, Plainridge Park Casino, 301 Washington St. Plainville, MA, http://www.plainridgeparkcasino.com/entertainment/sunday-special, 4 – 8 pm

The Rippintons: Russ Freeman, guitar, keyboards, Dave Karasony, drums, Bill Heller, piano, Ricardo Belled, bass, Jeff Kashiwa or Paul Taylor, sax, jazz, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Green, wich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Homecoming Reunion: singer pianist Daryl Sherman from Woonsocket and tenor saxophonist Harry Allen from Burrillville, w/Jon Wheatley, guitar, Marshall Wood, bass, and special guest vocalist Jean McKenna O”Donnell, jazz, standards, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet, leader) Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 7 pm

Jazz Listing 9/18/17 to 9/25/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/18/2017 TO 9/25/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18  

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Karaoke Night with Vini Ames: Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

(Wait List) Dougie MacClean: folk, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272. riverfolk.org. 7:30 pm

Matthew Sweet: vocals, guitar, blues, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Geo Leonard, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet, flugelhorn, Rick Perlman, drums, Tom Casale, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Lori Colombo, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Chris Leigh Band, progressive blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Afrimanding.w/Sidy Maiga, African drums, Malian music, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. www.provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Sunset & Sequins, 2nd Annual gala, DB’s Orchestra, swing, ballroom, Easton’s Beach Rotunda Ballroom, 175 Memorial Blvd. Newport, eventbrite.com/e/sunset-sequins-tickets-36632437607 tickets to benefit EMS pediatric trauma kits.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

John Abernathy w/Tom LaMark, piano, “Give My Regards” a Broadway Cabaret, in the Marquee Room, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

The Carleans, acoustic trio, Americana, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Albert Cummings, guitar, vocals, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Aaron Cote (drums) Jazz Combo, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Jazz in the Courtyard: Mark Berney (trumpet) Jazz Duo w/James Himmelman, piano, next to Bistro 22, Garden City Center, Cranston, 942-2800. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events/ 6 – 8 pm (bring lawn chairs.)

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends, jazz, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Back Nine Tavern, Louisquisset Golf Course, 1 Overlook Drive, North Providence. 865-6348. 7-10 p.m.

Bobby Keyes (guitar) Trio w/Marty Ballou, bass, Marty Richards, drums, jazz, blues, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Kimber-Lee Jacobsen, vocals, and Joe Boulay, piano, pop, jazz, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100,  8-11 p.m.

Dynamite Rhythmn, local (named for Woonsocket’s Dynamite Sandwich) 5 piece classic pop/rock band, in the Marquee Room, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main St., Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm

Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, Chicago Blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Matt Wilson (drums) Quartet, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

The Troublemakers, Tribute to the Allman Brothers, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 8 pm, show, 9 pm.

Reasons: pop, The Broadway Lounge, 535 N. Broadway, East Providence. 434-9742. 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Ethel Lee, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul De Nero, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Tish Adams wit Joe Potenza and Gino Rosati: jazz, blues, South Kingstown Public Library, 1057 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale. 789-1555, ext. 110. 2-4 p.m.

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Patrice Monahan, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Claude Bourbon, guitar, “medieval and Spanish blues,” The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

New England’s Got Talent Competition w/professional judges: Al Gomes, producer, Angela Bacare, vocalist, Nick Blaemire, writer, performer, Rose Weaver, singer, actor, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Band, w/Sunny Crownover, vocals, Billy Novick, sax. and Bruce Bears, piano, Brad Hallen, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums, jazz, blues, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

The Peacheaters, tribute to Greg Allman, “An Allman Bothers Experience,” Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Dave Styker (guitart) Quartet (Whaling City Sound recording artist,) w/Monte Croft, vibes, Jared Gold, organ, McClenty Hunter, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals, harmonica, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet: jazz, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. noon to 3 p.m.

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Goove Merchants, funk, jazz, R&B, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, R&B horn band, swing, pop, dance, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Will Houlihan (of Haunt The House), guitar, vocals, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. show, 8 pm.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Roomful of Blues, celebrating 50 years of swingin’ jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com two shows: 8 & 10 pm

JAZZ LISTING 9/11/17 TO 9/18/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/11/2017 TO 9/18/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)  

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11  

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

Weaver Library Summer Concerts, Classic 5 Jazz Quintet w/Al Tests, trumpet, James Seabury, guitar, Paul Gruttaduria, drums, vocals, Mike Verrichia, bass, Carine Paul, vocals, jazz, Champlin Program Room, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Karaoke Night with Vini Ames: Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Bill Andrews (drums) Band w/Bill Miele, bass, Steve Heck, piano, Evan Andrews, vocals, jazz, pop, Gillary’s Tavern, 198 Thames St. Bristol, 253-2012, www.gillarystavern.com, 7 pm

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Ken Vario, trumpet, Aaron Cote, drums, Nick Sanflippo, keyboard, Jim Dellilo, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Steve Ahern, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, Todd Baker, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m 

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N,. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Weaver Library Farmers Market, Caraher Brothers, guitar, keys, drums, mellow jazz, pop, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

The Z Boys. Surf rock, country, Latin, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. www.provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Greg Abate, sax, flute, w/Phil Palonen, guitar and Straight Up Trio, The Stomping Grounds, 132 Main St, Putnam, CT, (860) 928-7900, www.the-stomping-ground.com, 5:30-7:30 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd.,Woonsocket,R.I. 401.768.3433, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Mark DelGado, guitar, vocals, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Rik Emmett (of Triumph) and Dave Dunlop, acoustic duo, rock, blues, jazz, folk, classical, singers/song writers, guitars, vocals, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: John Monlos (guitar) and Friends, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Jazz in the Courtyard: Mark Berney (trumpet) Jazz Duo w/James Himmelman, piano, next to Bistro 22, Garden City Center, Cranston, 942-2800. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events/ 6 – 8 pm (bring lawn chairs.)

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Steve Burke Duo, smooth jazz, dance , Purple Cat Vineyard & Winery, 11 Money Hill Road, Chepachet, 566-9463, 6–9 pm

David Schneider, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Dynasty Battles: piano, cabaret concert, Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 61 Poplar St., Newport. bit.ly/2vQnJqn. 7 p.m.

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

 (SOLD OUT) Sal Valentinetti with the Black Tie Brass: standards pop, (finalist on “America’s Got Talent), Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.Eric Pederson (sax) Trio w/Alex Smith, organ, piano, Tony Jefferson, drums, vocals, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Eight To The Bar, swing, boogie woogie, R&B, soul, Motow, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

World Premier Band, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 9 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Ethel Lee, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul De Nero, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series (FINAL SHOW): Roomfull Of Blues, blues, dance, Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6-7:30 pm, (bring blanket/lawn chair)

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Susan Iacobellis, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) Band w/guest artists TBA, Tribute To Miles Davis, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Chris Botti, trumpet, jazz, top selling American instrumental artist, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 8 pm

“The Band” Band, tribute to Bob Dylan and The Band, Gary Solomon, bass, Jack Kraft, keys, accordion, mandolin, vocals, Josh Radin,guitar, vocals, Loren Korevec, piano, mandolin, vocals, Vinny Nicosia, drums, vocals, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

George Leonard, guitar, vocals, Stan Holtzman, piano, jazz, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. Bristol. 253-9100 8-11 pm

Willie J. Laws and Roberto Morbioli & Friends, “Spaghetti Rodeo” blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Theo Hill (piano) Trio w/Rashaan Carter, bass, Darrell Green, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Swing Sextet, swing, jazz, standards, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Remminisants, swing, pop, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Dave Murphy, sax, Phil Mazza, guitar, Ryan Kowal, vibes, Steve Johnson, electric bass, and Matt Walsh, drums, with experimental jazz fusion theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/wp3jFG

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Band, w/Sunny Crownover, vocals, Billy Novick, sax. and Bruce Bears, piano, Brad Hallen, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums, jazz, blues, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Jazz Listing 9/4/2017 to 9/11/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/4/2017 TO 9/11/20

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 (Labor Day – check with venues)

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Karaoke Night with Vini Ames: Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Greg Abate, sax, flute w/Tim Ray, piano, John Lockwood, bass, Mark Walker, drums, jazz, Jocko’s Jazz at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen, MA, (603) 898-1591, www.jockosjazz.com, 7:30-10:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Taste of Garden City Center Benefit: At The Gazebo, The Canary Diamonds Duo Elaine Sullivan and Jeanne Evans, w/Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, Dennis Pratt, bass, and special guest vocalist Emily Moses Jacobs. Tickets are limited and include food samples from 15 Center establishments, proceeds to benefit CCAP & Greater Cranston Chamber of Commerce, The Gazebo, Hillsdale Rd, Cranston, 942-2800. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events/ 5:30 – 7:30 pm

The Singing Trooper and Mary Colarusso: Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 6:30 p.m.

Bill Andrews (drums) Band w/Bill Miele, bass, Greg Wardson, piano, Mary Andrews, vocals, jazz, pop, Gillary’s Tavern, 198 Thames St. Bristol, 253-2012, www.gillarystavern.com, 7 pm

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Miss Wensday, vocals, Vinnie Pagano, drums Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Matt Macauley, guitar, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, Ida Zecco, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays Returns: Mystic Horns, swing, pop, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, music, 7:30-10 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N,. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 

‘Mericans. pop, rock, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd.,Woonsocket,R.I. 401.768.3433, 6-9 pm

The Little Compton Band: roots rock, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 6-8:30 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Kala Farnham, guitar, vocals, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Seth Glier and Matt Nakoa, singers/song writers, guitars, vocals, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m. 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 

Jazz in the Courtyard: Mark Berney (trumpet) Jazz Duo w/James Himmelman, piano, next to Bistro 22, Garden City Center, Cranston, 942-2800. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events/ 6 – 8 pm (bring lawn chairs.) 

Summer Concert Series: Black & White Band, “Classic, Conuntry and a little in between,“ Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6 pm, (bring blanket/lawn chair) 

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, jazz, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm 

Vini Ames Duo, pop, swing , dance, Café DePanni, 187 Pocasset Ave, Providence, 944-0840, 7-10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Hal York, blues, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Gene Taylor (piano) Band w/Kid Bangham, guitar, (both formerly of the Fabulous Thunderbirds) plus Chris Ruest, guitar, Matt MacManamon, bass, Douglas Banks, drums, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

The Schemers w/Mark Cutler, lead vocal & guitar, Rhody rockers, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Dr. Lonnie Smith, B3 organ, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Neal Vitullo ans the Vipers, blues, rockabilly, R&B, surf, Americana, roots, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Dick Lupino, bass, Jody Ebling, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Maureen McGovern with Coastline Show Chorus: a capella, McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way, Providence. coastlineshowchorus.org. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Rusty Hughes, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Pawtucket Arts Concert, Slater Park, Pawtucket, 3-4.

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Tony Cipolla (sax) Group, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Mark Pucci, bass, jazz, swing, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Steve Anthony & Persuasion, 6-member swing and high energy dance group, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 7 pm

Ian Fitzgerald w/Ben Stalets, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Kelly Lennon and Joe Boulay: jazz, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 p.m.

Rocking Johnnny Burgin, Chicago blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Tamir Hendelman (piano) Trio w/Marco Panascia, bass, Matt Wilson, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Soulshot w/David “Daveydread” Turano. bass, David Prout, guitar, Rob Liguori, alto, tenor, flute, RJ Avalone and Mark Berney, trumpets, Thom O’Brien, guitar, vocals, Dion Knibb and Eric Williams, vocals, Ken Stewart, keyboards, Krys Jackson, dreums, Papa Zeke, percussion, Reggae, ska, rocksteady, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 8 pm, show, 9 pm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Greg Abate (sax,flute) Jazz-Bop Quintet, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Debra Mann (piano, vocals) Quartet, w/Dino Govoni, sax, Dave Zinno, bass, Mart Richards, drums, the music of Joni Mitchell, pop, folk, Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St. Bristol, 253-0390, www.lindenplace.org/the-music-of-joni-mitchell-at-linden-place-mansion/ 2pm reservations recommended.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

The Jake D’Ambra Group: jazz, Aurora Providence, 276 Westminster St. 272-5723. 7-9 p.m.

Glenn Kendzia (of Wild Sun,) guitar, vocals, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

Weaver Library Summer Concerts, Classic 5 Jazz Quintet w/Al Tests, trumpet, James Seabury, guitar, Paul Gruttaduria, drums, vocals, Mike Verrichia, bass, Carine Paul, vocals, jazz, Champlin Program Room, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Greg Abate, sax, flute, w/Phil Palonen, guitar and Straight Up Trio, The Stomping Grounds, 132 Main St, Putnam, CT, (860) 928-7900, www.the-stomping-ground.com, 5:30-7:30 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Chris Botti, trumpet, jazz, top selling American instrumental artist, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 8 pm

Summer Concert Series (FINAL SHOW): Roomfull Of Blues, blues, dance, Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6-7:30 pm, (bring blanket/lawn chair)

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) Band w/guest artists TBA, Tribute To Miles Davis, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Green, wich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

“The Band” Band, tribute to Bob Dylan and The Band, Gary Solomon, bass, Jack Kraft, keys, accordion, mandolin, vocals, Josh Radin,guitar, vocals, Loren Korevec, piano, mandolin, vocals, Vinny Nicosia, drums, vocals, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Dave Murphy, sax, Phil Mazza, guitar, Ryan Kowal, vibes, Steve Johnson, electric bass, and Matt Walsh, drums, with experimental jazz fusion theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/wp3jFG

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Band, w/Sunny Crownover, vocals, Billy Novick, sax. and Bruce Bears, piano, Brad Hallen, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums, jazz, blues, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Jazz Listing 8/28/17 to 9/4/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/28/2017 TO 9/4/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music Events in blue

MONDAY, AUGUST 28

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

Panoramic View band featuring Aaron Cote, steel drum, Caribbean jazz, pop, (with Food Truck,) Summer Concert Series, Tiverton Public Library, 34 Roosevelt Ave. 625-6796. http://www.tivertonlibrary.org. 6-7:30 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 

Cavalcade of Bands: Ballroom: Dan Ferreira and the Meadolarks (16 piece big band,) Tommy Terran Septet, Al Marano Group; Foyer: Bob Mainelli Group w/Mike Renzi, Yvonne Monnett Group, Pat Mitchell Group w/Mike Renzi , Vince Carmen Group, Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. Presented by The Providence Fedration of Musicians, 780-6887, doors 5:45 pm. music & dancing 6-10 pm.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m. 

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop: oldies rock, Chepachet Union Church, 1138 Putnam Pike. 258-0679. 6-7:30 p.m.

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Evan Andrews, vocals, Bill Andrews, drums Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Willie Mette, piano, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

OLDIES NIGHT: Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mary Andrews, piano, vocals, Pat Cardeiro, guitar, vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

Roz and the Rice Cakes: pop, rock, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Doug Woolverton and Friends: jazz, Church of Saint John the Evangelist, 61 Poplar St., Newport. 848-2561, saintjohns-newport.org. 6-7:45 p.m

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Mr. Cigar World, 1438 Newport Ave, Pawtucket, 725-0764. 7:30 pm. 

Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys, Cajun, dance, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. thetowersri.com 7-10 p.m.

Knickerbocker All Stars, feat./Sugar Ray Norcia, Willie J. Laws, Brian Templeton, Rhythm & Roots Festival Pre-Show Party, opening – Los Texmaniac w/Johnny Nicholas, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7 pm, show, 7:30 pm.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: TBA, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m. 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

20th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival: The MaverThe Mavericks, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Shinyribs, Alex Meixner Band, The Revelers, Say Darling, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Los Texmaniacs, Pine Leaf Boys, The Turtle Duhks, Lilly Hiatt, Niniget Park, 4890A Old Post Rd. Charlestown,  www.rhythmandroots.com, 12n-11pm.

Vini Ames Duo, Relaxed Friday Night, jazz, pop, R&B, oldies, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m

Summer Concert Series: Cee Cee & The Riders, blues and vintage rock, Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6 pm, (bring blanket/lawn chair)

Al Abbott, vocals. Piano, jazz, pop, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Dream Big – A Cabaret by Ryan and Molly, a senior project gone big, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m. (also see Saturday)

M. Rubi & Miraj, jazz, blues, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Da Vinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar , 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7 – 10 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Kent Hewitt, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7:30 pm

Through the Doors, a musical journey thought the doors of Jim Morrison, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm 

Steve Kroon (purcussion) Latin Jazz Sextet, Afro Cuban, Brazilian, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

20th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, MarchFourth!, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Knickerbocker All Stars with special guests TBA, Marcia Ball, Horace Trahan and the Ossun Playboys, Ten Strings and A Goatskin, Shinyribs, Alex Meixner Band,  Pine Leaf Boys, Los Texmaniacs, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Sarah Potenza & Ian Crossman, The Revelers, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, The Turtle Duhks, Niniget Park, 4890A Old Post Rd. Charlestown,  www.rhythmandroots.com, 12n-11pm.

Dick Lupino, bass, Kirk Feather, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Jeff Cashen (sax) Group, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Dream Big – A Cabaret by Ryan and Molly, a senior project gone big, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. two shows: 2 pm & 7 pm. (also see Friday)

Selwyn Birchwood, guitar, vocals, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Trio, w/Matt DeChamplain, piano, Todd Baker, bass, jazz, Amazing Things Art Center, 160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA, (508) 405-2787, amazingthings.org/events/, 8 pm.

Brian Charette’s (organ, syths) Kurrent w/Vic Juris guitar, Jordan Young, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Pear Duo: Curtis Brengle, piano, Julie Ragins, vocals, soul, rock, blues, pop, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

20th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival: Rosanne Cash, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, New Orleans Suspects with Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett of Little Feat, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, The Revelers, Los Texmaniacs, Courtney Granger and Friends, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express Gospel with Sarah Potenza & Christine Ohlman, The Turtle Duhks, Niniget Park, 4890A Old Post Rd. Charlestown,  www.rhythmandroots.com, 12n-11pm.

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Sakonnet All-Stars Jazz Jam w/Greg Abate, sax, jazz, blues, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 (Labor Day – check with venues)

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Ida Zecco, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Rusty Hughes, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Pawtucket Arts Concert, Slater Park, Pawtucket, 3-4.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Greg Abate (sax,flute) Jazz-Bop Quintet, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

TUESDAY, SEPEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Jazz Listing 8/21/2017 to 8/28/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/21/2017 TO 8/28/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, vocal duo, new album “Not Dark Yet,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band, swing, pop, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday)

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Ken Vario, trumpet, Sonny Barbato, keys, Stefan Griffin, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24

What Cheer? Brigade and the Quahogs: brass street band, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Greensky Bluegrass (8:30 pm), Railroad Earth (6 pm), Bold Point Park, 600 Waterfront Dr. East Providence, http://www.riwaterfrontevents.com, gates open 5 pm.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.

Shiny Lapel Trio, swing, dance, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. thetowersri.com 7-10 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Michael Barkley de Tolly and Barkode, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Vini Ames Duo, Relaxed Friday Night, jazz, pop, R&B, oldies, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m

Summer Concert Series: The Ravers w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Reggae, Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6 pm (bring blanket/lawn chair)

Summer Concert Series: Butch McCarthy Tiverton Public Library, 625-6796, http://www.tivertonlibrary.org/content/, food truck, 6 – 7:30 pm.

Al Abbott, vocals. Piano, jazz, pop, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Alissa Musto, piano, vocal, standards, pop, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Da Vinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar , 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7 – 10 pm

Popa Chubby, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

(SOLD OUT) Davina Sowers (vocals, piano ) and the Vagabonds (trumpet, trombone, bass, drums), NOLA, R&B soul, standards, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Dick Lupino, bass, Shawnn Monteiro, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Steve Burke Duo, jazz, pop, dance, Purple Cat VineYard & Winery, 11 Money Hill Road, Chepachet, 566-9463, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Blues & BBQ Festival, Cee Cee & The Riders (2 pm) Cannibal Riders (3 pm) Barrett Anderson Band (4:05 pm) The Silks (5:15) Robert Randolph & TFB (6:30) Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band (8:30), Bold Point Park, 600 Waterfront Dr. East Providence, http://www.riwaterfrontevents.com, gates open 2 pm.

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Bill Miele (bass) Group, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

A Music Extravaganza: continuous music from the 1940s-80sm, sponsored by the Italo-American Club of RI & Young Pannese Social Club: Reminisce, doo-wop, John Badessa’s Bing Swing Band, swing, jazz, standards, Leslie Anderson, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, lead singer of the Dubs, Ronie Giorgio, 17-year old Sinatra tribute singer, Venus de Milo, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, Mass. For tickets call 621-5600 or 944-0233. 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner

Calamari Brothers: swing, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 pm

Quentin Callewaert: teenaged, finger-style guitar, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Danny Klein’s (bass player for J. Geils Band) Full House, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Shiny Lapel Trio: swing, pop, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

Joyce Moreno, singer, guitar, Brazilian originals, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Shawn Monteiro Quintet: vocal jazz, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Blues Jam & Fundraiser: Chris “Bad News” Barns and Lisa Marie, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 5-8 pm. donations to support The Mystic Blues Festival

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29

Cavalcade of Bands: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 780-6887. 6-10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30

Live Jazz Series: Evan Andrews, vocals, Bill Andrews, drums Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Willie Mette, piano, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

Doug Woolverton and Friends: jazz, Church of Saint John the Evangelist, 61 Poplar St., Newport. 848-2561, saintjohns-newport.org. 6-7:45 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Jazz Listing 8/14/2017 to 8/21/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/14/2017 TO 8/21/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music Events in blue

MONDAY, AUGUST 14

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

Monday Night Jamz: Brothers of the Road, Allman Brothers tribute, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Blues on the Beach: Victor Wainwright and the Wild Roots blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio w/ Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potensa, bass, jazz standards, blues, North Kingstown Free Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, http://www.nklibrary.org/Programs, 6:30 – 8 pm

New Providence Big Band: swing, jazz, standards, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

Superchief “Trio”, blues, boogie woogie, dance,Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday)

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Live Jazz Series: Dan Moretti, sax/flute, Dennis Hughes, piano, Mark Texeira, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mark Lewis, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Marshall Crenshaw Y Los Staightjackets, guitars, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

Grupo Sazon: merengue, salsa, latin Jazz, cha-cha, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 pm

Wakefield Endless Summer: The Z Boys, surf rock, 5pm, The Indestructables, ska, 7:30 pm, The Mintones. Reggae, 9 pm, At The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St, Wakefield, Wakefield Village Association. 5 – 11 pm.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaur

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m. 

Roger Ceresi’s All Stars, R&B, blues, rock, dance lessons 7 – 8 pm, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Lodge Pub & Eatery, 40 Breakneck Hill Rd. Lincoln, 725-8510, 7 – 10 pm

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Aaron Cote Jazz Combo, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

Vini Ames Duo, Relaxed Friday Night, jazz, pop, R&B, oldies, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m

Summer Concert Series: Toph French and Tom Jansen, guitar duo, Tiverton Public Library, 625-6796, http://www.tivertonlibrary.org/content/, food truck, 6 – 7:30 pm. 

Al Abbott, vocals. Piano, jazz, pop, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Sidi Maiga and Afrimanding, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7 pm

Jan Schmidt Group, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Da Vinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar , 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7 – 10 pm

Grant Maloy Smith: presents “Dust Bowl – American Stories” his top 10 charting album, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org  8 p.m.

Honey Island Swamp Band, NOLA, Cajun, dance, Aaron Wilkison, mandolin, guitar, harmonica, vocals, Chriss Mule, guitar, Sam Price, bass, vocals, Garland Paul, drums, vocals, Trevor Brooks, keys, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Jack Babineau — The Acoustic Vibe: acoustic rock, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Rowen Brothers, guitar duo, acoustic roots, Americana, rock, bluegrass, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

Emmet Cohen (piano) Trio featuring Jimmy Cobb, drums, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Family Matters with Ruch Chenier and Friends: gospel, King Park on Wellington Avenue in Newport. 847-3968. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lois Vaughan (piano) Jazz Quartet, w/Art Manchester, sax, flute, Mike Coffey, drums, Ben Coerper, bass, Middletown Founderss’ Day, Paradise Park, Paradise and Prospect Aves, Middletown, www.middletownhistory.org 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, Mark Lewis, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Vince Carmen Trio: swing, jazz, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St., East Providence. 434-0590. 6-9 p.m.

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Morretti, piano, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, Smithfield Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Victor Main, solo guitar, classical, original compositions, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, 7 pm

Jonny Hoy and the Bluefish, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Ronnie Earl: blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

B. J. Jansen (baritone sax) Common Ground, w/Duane Eubanks, trumpet, Delfeayo Marsalis, trombone, Zaccai Curtis, piano, Eric Wheeler, bass, Vincent Ecor, drums, jazz, hard bop, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

The Hoolios, Americana, Latin, Reggae, Texas folk, zydeco, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7 pm, music 8 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

Summer Sunday Afternoon, Vini Ames, swing, pop, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St. East Providence, 1 – 5 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Victor Wainwright and the Wildroots w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, blues, Blues n Brews Festival, 79 Powers Rd. Westford, MA, (978) 692-3033, https://www.skinashoba.com/blues-n-brews-tickets 3:15 – 5 pm.

(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Marucs Monteiro (s), Nick Sanfilippo (k), Chris Bryant (g), Rob Massoud (b), and Erick B Cifuentes (d) with funky jazz theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/QsfJwe 

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

Monday Night Jamz: Brothers of the Road, Allman Brothers tribute, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, vocal duo, new album “Not Dark Yet,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm 

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

Live Jazz Series: Ken Vario, trumpet, Sonny Barbato, keys, Stefan Griffin, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

A Music Extravaganza: continuous music from the 1940s-80sm, sponsored by the Italo-American Club of RI & Young Pannese Social Club: Reminisce, doo-wop, John Badessa’s Bing Swing Band, swing, jazz, standards, Leslie Anderson, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, lead singer of the Dubs, Ronie Giorgio, 17-year old Sinatra tribute singer, Venus de Milo, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, Mass. For tickets call 621-5600 or 944-0233. 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29

Cavalcade of Bands: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 780-6887. 6-10 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Jazz Listing 8/7/17 to 8/14/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/7/2017 TO 8/14/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, AUGUST 7

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

Monday Night Jamz: Green Tea, acoustic Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Bridge at Cherry Hill, 1 Cherry Hill Road, Johnston. 233-2880. 6 p.m.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

In Concert with Nature: Tish Adams Quintet w/Willie Myette, keys, John McKenna, sax, Joe Potenza, bass, Eric Hastings, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Blackstone Blvd. median, Trolly Shelter, near Swan Point, Providence, www.blackstoneparksconservancy.org, 6 – 7:30 pm 

Blues on the Beach: Duke Robillard Band, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

Nicolas King and Angela Bacari, standard, swing, pop, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Navy Band Northeast: swing, pop, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Joe Esposito, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Live Jazz Series: Mat Macauley, guitar, Tom Casale, bass, Stephan Griffin, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet/flugalhorn, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

Hott Boyz: guitar, ukulele, vocals, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House Restaurant and Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket. 768-3433. 6-9 p.m.

Jazz is a Rainbow presents Sammy Davis Jr. Songbook, 12 talented teen sing his hits, jazz, standards, Prospect Park, 48 Congdon St., Providence. 5:30 pm (bring lawn chairs, blanket)

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m.

Superchief Trio with the Special Occasion Horns, Newell Shelter, Capron Park, 201 County St Attleboro, MA, 6:30 – 8 pm, (bring lawn/beach chairs for seating)

Lois Vaughan Trio: jazz, outdoor bandstand in Bristol. loisvjazz.com. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m. 

Roosevelt Dime, guitar, vocals, NOLA boogie woogie, swinging blues, dance lessons 7 – 8 pm, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

Aaron Lessard: rock, jazz, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

Janiva Magness blues, new CD “Blue Again,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Btian Chartrand, (of The Sweet Remains) singer songwriter, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm

Freddy Cole, vocals, piano, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm (also Friday)

Swingin’ Jazz Night: John (guitar) Monllos & Frienda, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. Piano, jazz, pop, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m.

David Furlong, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7 pm, music 7:30

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m. 

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Da Vinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar , 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7 – 10 pm

Paula Cole: Grammy winning singer songwriter, opening John Fusek, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org 8 p.m.

Monster Mike Welch, guitar, Michael Ledbetter, vocals, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Fruition, Folk-rock, Americana, soul, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7 pm, music 8 pm

Freddy Cole, vocals, piano, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm (also Thursday)

Front and Center: rhythm and blues show band, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

Dick Lupino, bass, Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Artists TBA, jazz, swing, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, R & B, oldies, Cafe DiPanni, 187 Pocasset Ave., Providence. 944-0840. 7-10 pm

Tony Cerbo: sings in style of Michael Buble, pop, Roma, 310 Atwells Ave., Providence. 331-5000. 7 p.m.

Calamari Brothers: swing, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Silverteeth w/ Christopher Knott, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7 pm, music 7:30

RI Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society Fundraiser: Tish Adams (vocals) & Bluz U Can Use, w/Willie Myette, keys, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, Gary Johnson, drums, Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 329 Grosvenor Ave, East Providence, www.rirbps.org, 461-0012, 8 pm

Kim Marcoux, vocals, Grey Sargent, guitar, Dan Moretti, sax, Greg Wardson, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, standards, blues, New CD “Things Are Looking Up,” Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Ryan Montbleau Band, singer songwriter, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Steve Burke Duo, smooth jazz, dance, pop, Sonoma Bistro, 7366 Post Rd. North Kingstown, 295-5550, 8 – 11 pm.

Catherine Russel, vocals, jazz, swing, blues, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Wild Sun and Marvelous Liars, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 8 pm, music 9 pm

Roomful of Blues, blues, The Center For The Arts (TCAN,) 14 Summer St, Natick MA, www.natickarts.org, 8pm.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet: jazz, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2551, thefifthri.com. Noon to 3 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Tom Casale (bass) Quintet, w/Greg Takemoto, tenor sax, Dave Murphy, alto sax/flute/clarinet, George Leonard III, guitar, Alex Chapman, drums, jazz, Borealis Coffee Company, 250 Bullocks Point Ave, Riverside, (the train station), www.borealiscoffee.com, 2-4 pm

Tish Adams (vocals) and Bluz U Can Use w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, Eric Hastings, drums, blues, standards, dance, Plainridge Park Casino, 301 Washington St., Plainville, MA, 844-327-4347, www.plainridgeparkcasino.com, 4 – 8 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Roomful of Blues, appearing at the Rock-N-Jock Charities Concert, The Garden Pavillion, Inn At The Crossings, Crown Plazza, Warwick, http://www.rocknjockcharities.com/events.html, 7pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 14

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

Monday Night Jamz: Green Tea, acoustic Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio w/ Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potensa, bass, jazz standards, blues, North Kingstown Free Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, http://www.nklibrary.org/Programs, 6:30 – 8 pm

New Providence Big Band: swing, jazz, standards, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

Superchief “Trio”, blues, boogie woogie, dance,Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday)

Live Jazz Series: Dan Moretti, sax/flute, Dennis Hughes, piano, Mark Texeira, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Morretti, piano, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Jazz Listing 7/31/17 to 8/7/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/31/2017 TO 8/7/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music Events in blue

MONDAY, JULY 31

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport,  846-667, 1-4 pm

Monday Night Jamz: Fastball rock Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

URI Jazz Band, North Beach Clubhouse, Narragansett Town Beach, 1-2:30 pm

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

URI Jazz Band, North Kingstown Town Beach, 10 Beach St, North Kingstown, 7-8:30 pm

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

Steve Burke: jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Blues on the Beach: Willie J. Laws Band, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm

URI Jazz Band, jazz, swing, funk, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Atwater-Donnelly Duo: folk, Summer Concert Series at Pawtuxet Village in Warwick. 738-2019, ext. 3. 6:30-8 p.m.

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop: oldies, rock, Union Church grounds, Route 44, Chepachet. 568-2518. 6:30 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Johnny Souza, trumpet, Greg Wardson, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 

URI Jazz Band, Windjammer, Misquamicut State Beach, 257 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, 12n – 2 pm

Charles Allin: jazz, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Brick House Restaurant and Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket. 768-3433. 6-9 p.m.

URI Jazz Band, Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St. Westerly, 6-7:30 pm

A Bridge Together featuring Riya and Sara Kapoor: Fort Adams State Park, 84 Fort Adams Drive, Newport. rsvp@lawlormediagroup.com. 6:30 p.m.

Billy Shears Band: music of the Beatles, Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd. 943-9080. 6:30-8 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

Providence Swing: w/Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats, swing dance, dance lessons 7 – 8 pm, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Albert Castiglia: blues, rock, new CD “Big Dog,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Dr., Newport, newportjazz.org, 11am-6:30 pm. (see full lineup below) 

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Tumblesalts Cafe, 1 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

URI Jazz Band, Oakland Beach, Oakland Beach Ave, Warwick, 6-8 pm

Al Abbott, vocals. Piano, jazz, pop, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Morretti, piano, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

The Sonic Surfers: Dan Morestti, sax, flute, Steve DeConti, guitar, w/guests, Lee Moretti & Sonya Rae Taylor. electric guitars, jazz, Latin, blues, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7 pm, music 7:30 pm.

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Da Vinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar , 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7 – 10 pm

Kenny Marrocco: ’30s through ’70s, Italian, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Rhiannon Giddens, Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport Casino, 194 Bellevue Ave, Newport, doors 6:30, show 7 pm (see info below)

Introduction: Chicago tribute band, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org 8 p.m.

Carolyn Wonderland, Texas blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Rickie Lee Jones: rock, jazz, rhythm and blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Johnny and the East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm & blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

Roomful of Blues: blues, rhythm & blues, Point Breeze, 114 Point Breeze Rd, Webster, Mass. (508) 943-0404. 9 pm

Zach Deputy: calypso, zydeco, jam, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net, www.etix.com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 

Antoine Drye Trio: jazz, Fluke Newport, 41 Bowens Wharf. Newport. 849-7778. 11 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Dr., Newport, newportjazz.org, 11am-7 pm. (see full lineup below)

Dick Lupino, bass, Greg Abate, sax, flute, Kent Hewitt, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Tony Cipolla (sax) Group w/Greg Wardson, piano, Mark Pucci, jazz, swing, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Pat and the Hats, Boston pop rock band, The Strattones, open, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Dr., Newport, newportjazz.org, 11am-7 pm. (see full lineup below)

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

 (SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Group, jazz, Jamestown Summer Concert Series, East Ferry Memorial Sq. Conanicus Ave, Jamestown, 6 pm

Jazz Revelations featuring Brendan Carniaxu (s), Dino Govoni (s), Clay Nordhill (g), Evan Carley (b), and Paul DiMartino (d).  Aurora, 276 Westminster, Providence. 7-9 pm. https://goo.gl/1Krmab.

Brett Dennen, opening: Will Evens, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7 pm, music 8 pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 7

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport,  846-667, 1-4 pm

Monday Night Jamz: Green Tea, acoustic Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9

In Concert with Nature: Tish Adams Quintet w/Willie Myette, keys, John McKenna, sax, Joe Potenza, bass, Eric Hastings, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Blackstone Blvd. median, Trolly Shelter, near Swan Point, Providence, www.blackstoneparksconservancy.org, 6 – 7:30 pm

Navy Band Northeast: swing, pop, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

Nicolas King & Angela Bacari, ballads, pop,Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

Dick Lupino, bass, Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

RI Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society Fundraiser: Tish Adams (vocals) & Bluz U Can Use, w/Willie Myette, keys, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, Gary Johnson, drums, Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 329 Grosvenor Ave, East Providence, www.rirbps.org, 461-0012, 8 pm

Kim Marcoux, vocals, Grey Sargent, guitar, Dan Moretti, sax, Greg Wardson, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, standards, blues, New CD “Things Are Looking Up,” Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 

New Providence Big Band: swing, jazz, standards, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

(see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

George Wein: “I’ve been over to the University of Rhode Island, and the faculty and students are dedicated to the music. If having their band at our Festival has helped their department, then I’m very proud that it has happened. It can only help jazz.” (see Sunday)

 2017 Newport Jazz Festival  (Lineup as of 4/20/2017)

 Friday, August 4

Fort Adams

–       Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

–       Maceo Parker

–       Cécile McLorin Salvant

–       Naturally 7

–       Leslie Odom, Jr.

–       Joey DeFrancesco + The People

–       Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith

–       Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra

–       Christian Sands Quartet w. Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings

–       One for All: Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber & Joe Farnsworth

–       Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass

–       Rodriguez Brothers

–       Jimmy Greene Quartet w/Kevin Hays, Ben Williams & Otis Brown III

–       George Burton Quintet w/Tim Warfield, Jason Palmer, Pablo Menares, Wayne Smith Jr.

–       Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop Ensemble

Tennis Hall Of Fame

–      Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

–      Rhiannon Giddens

Saturday, August 5

–       Snarky Puppy

–       Branford Marsalis Quartet

–       Rhiannon Giddens

–       Christian McBride Big Band w. Special Guests

–       Geri Allen Memorial, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Vijay Iyer, Jason Moran, Christian Sands

–       Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk f. Danilo Perez, Chris Potter,

            Avishai Cohen, Josh Roseman, Roman Diaz, Ben Street & Adam Cruz

–       Henry Threadgill Zooid

–       Vijay Iyer Sextet

–       Antonio Sanchez & Migration

–       DJ Logic’s Project Logic

–       Benny Golson Quartet w. Mike LeDonne, Buster Williams & Carl Allen

–       Uri Caine Trio w. Mark Helias & Clarence Penn

–       Dominick Farinacci

–       Gilad Hekselman, solo guitar

–       JoAnne Brackeen, solo piano

–       David Torkanowksy, solo piano

–       Peter Evans, solo trumpet

–       Jason Palmer’s Berklee Septet

–       Herb Alpert ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer David Leon

            w. Leo Genovese, Josh Allen and Francisco Mela

–       RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 6

–       The Roots

–       Andra Day

–       Maria Schneider Orchestra

–       Hudson: Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier

–       Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine

–       Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party

–       Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

–       Bokanté f. Michael League & Malika Tirolien

–       Theo Croker

–       Cyrus Chestnut Trio

–       Sean Jones Quintet w. Brian Hogans, Orrin Evans, Luques Curtis & Obed Calvaire

–       Cyrille Aimée

–       John Medeski, solo piano

–       Marilyn Crispell, solo piano

–       Orrin Evans, solo piano

–       University of Rhode Island Big Band

–       Newport Jazz Assembly Band w. Ben Marcoux, Joshua Bruneau, 

            Jimmy O’Connell, Tony Davis, Noah Barker, Alex Tremblay & Mike Camacho

–       MA Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band

TICKET INFORMATION 

All adult, children and student tickets for the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management are available at www.newportjazz.org. For information regarding pre-sales and special offers, subscribe to the newsletter on the festival web site or follow NJF on social media.   

For more information, e-mail jazztickets@newportfestivals.org.

Natixis Global Asset Management is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival, and the Newport Jazz Festival also receives generous support from Doris Duke Charitable FoundationNorth Coast Brewing Company and Eventbrite. 

Jazz Listing 7/24/17 to 7/31/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/24/2017 TO 7/31/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, JULY 24

Larry Perlman Duo: jazz, Wingate Residences at Blackstone, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 4 p.m.

Monday Night Jamz: David Tessier Band, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, JULY 25

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop Oldies show: oldies, rock, First Beach in Newport. 6-7:30 p.m.

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

Steve Burke: jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 pm

Red Hot Horns: funk, soul, rhythm and blues, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6-8 p.m

Blues on the Beach: Jeff Pichell and Texas Flood w/James Montgomery, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Sophisticated Swing Band: swing, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

Lafayette Band: patriotic music, marches, show tunes, Band Shell, North Kingstown Town Beach, located on Route 1A in Wickford. lafayette-band.com. 7 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Steve Ahern, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, JULY 27

Steve Burke: jazz, Brick House Restaurant and Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket. 768-3433. 6-9 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

The Revelers: Cajun, zydeco, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

Toronzo Cannon: blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Michael Barclay de Tolly and Barcode Group, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m. 

FRIDAY, JULY 28

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, All American Assisted Living, 55 Tollgate Hill Farm Rd., Warwick. 889-3099. 6 p.m.

Jan Schmidt Group, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Tony Cerbo: singsin the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, DaVinci Risto,,rante Lounge & Cigar Bar, 146 Acorn St, Providence, 572-3911, 7-10 pm

The Diamonds, “1950’s fabulous Foursome,” Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

Fellswater: Celtic, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd, West Kingston 782-1018, courthousearts.org 8 pm

Fat City Band, blues, dance, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Roberto Morbioli, guitar, vocals, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

Sound of Newport presents: The Mac Chrupcala Orchestra w/Nancy Paolino & Alan Berstein, swing, standards, pop,Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 pm – 12.

The Soul Rebels w/Funky Dawgz Brass Band, funk, soul, NOLA, jazz, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 29

Dick Lupino, bass, Nicolas King, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, w/Joe Godfrey, keys, Dave Murphy. sax, jazz, blues, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Cheryl Wheeler Live, singer/songwriter, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org 8 p.m.

Joe Moss Band, blues, rock, accordian, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Arlo Guthrie — The Re: Generation Tour: folk, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Josi Davis & Her Next Bold Move, guitar, vocals, singer songwriter, originals, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

Bella’s Bartok, 6-piece “Bohemian Klenzmer Punk,” pop, dance, vaudeville, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 30

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

John Badessa Big Band with Tony Delsignore: swing, Diamond Hill State Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Rd., Cumberland. 334-9996. 1-3 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Mike Dutra, Strictly Sinatra, Venda/Constantino Summer Concert, DePasquale Sq, Atwells Ave, Providence, 6-9 pm

Eric Nicolas and Ann Klein Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, music 8 pm

MONDAY, JULY 31

Monday Night Jamz Fastball rock Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 

URI Jazz Band, North Beach Clubhouse, Narragansett Town Beach, 1-2:30 pm

URI Jazz Band, North Kingstown Town Beach, 7-8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 

URI Jazz Band, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 

URI Jazz Band, Windjammer, Misquamicut Beach, 12n – 2 pm

URI Jazz Band, Wilcox Park, Westerly, 6-7:30 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 

URI Jazz Band, Oakland Beach, Warwick, 6-8 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Group, jazz, Jamestown Summer Concert Series, East Ferry Memorial Sq. Conanicus Ave, Jamestown, 6 pm

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

(see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

George Wein: “I’ve been over to the University of Rhode Island, and the faculty and students are dedicated to the music. If having their band at our Festival has helped their department, then I’m very proud that it has happened. It can only help jazz.” (see Sunday)

2017 Newport Jazz Festival  (Lineup as of 4/20/2017)

Friday, August 4

Fort Adams

–       Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

–       Maceo Parker

–       Cécile McLorin Salvant

–       Naturally 7

–       Leslie Odom, Jr.

–       Joey DeFrancesco + The People

–       Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith

–       Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra

–       Christian Sands Quartet w. Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings

–       One for All: Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber & Joe Farnsworth

–       Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass

–       Rodriguez Brothers

–       Jimmy Greene Quartet w/Kevin Hays, Ben Williams & Otis Brown III

–       George Burton Quintet w/Tim Warfield, Jason Palmer, Pablo Menares, Wayne Smith Jr.

–       Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop Ensemble

Tennis Hall Of Fame

–      Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

–      Rhiannon Giddens

Saturday, August 5

–       Snarky Puppy

–       Branford Marsalis Quartet

–       Rhiannon Giddens

–       Christian McBride Big Band w. Special Guests

–       Geri Allen Memorial, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Vijay Iyer, Jason Moran, Christian Sands

–       Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk f. Danilo Perez, Chris Potter,

            Avishai Cohen, Josh Roseman, Roman Diaz, Ben Street & Adam Cruz

–       Henry Threadgill Zooid

–       Vijay Iyer Sextet

–       Antonio Sanchez & Migration

–       DJ Logic’s Project Logic

–       Benny Golson Quartet w. Mike LeDonne, Buster Williams & Carl Allen

–       Uri Caine Trio w. Mark Helias & Clarence Penn

–       Dominick Farinacci

–       Gilad Hekselman, solo guitar

–       JoAnne Brackeen, solo piano

–       David Torkanowksy, solo piano

–       Peter Evans, solo trumpet

–       Jason Palmer’s Berklee Septet

–       Herb Alpert ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer David Leon

            w. Leo Genovese, Josh Allen and Francisco Mela

–       RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 6

–       The Roots

–       Andra Day

–       Maria Schneider Orchestra

–       Hudson: Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier

–       Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine

–       Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party

–       Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

–       Bokanté f. Michael League & Malika Tirolien

–       Theo Croker

–       Cyrus Chestnut Trio

–       Sean Jones Quintet w. Brian Hogans, Orrin Evans, Luques Curtis & Obed Calvaire

–       Cyrille Aimée

–       John Medeski, solo piano

–       Marilyn Crispell, solo piano

–       Orrin Evans, solo piano

–       University of Rhode Island Big Band

–       Newport Jazz Assembly Band w. Ben Marcoux, Joshua Bruneau, 

            Jimmy O’Connell, Tony Davis, Noah Barker, Alex Tremblay & Mike Camacho

–       MA Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band 

TICKET INFORMATION

All adult, children and student tickets for the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management are available at www.newportjazz.org. For information regarding pre-sales and special offers, subscribe to the newsletter on the festival web site or follow NJF on social media.

 For more information, e-mail jazztickets@newportfestivals.org.

 Natixis Global Asset Management is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival, and the Newport Jazz Festival also receives generous support from Doris Duke Charitable FoundationNorth Coast Brewing Company and Eventbrite. 

Jazz Listing 7/17/2017 to 7/24/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/17/2017 TO 7/24/2017

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, JULY 17

Monday Night Jamz: Denny Lane, (Wings/Moody Blues,) Terry Sylvester w/The Cyers (The Hollies,) Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, JULY 18 

Cavalcade of Bands: Ballroom: Al Marano Group, Tommy Terran Septet, Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, 16 piece Big Band, The Foyer: Vince Carmen Group, Dick Lupino Group w/Mike Renzi, Terri Giviens Group, Bob Mainelli Group w/Mike Renzi, jazz, swing, standards, Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 941-2717. Presented by the Providence Federation of Musicians 6-10 p.m.

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, TBA, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Not Fade Away, tribute to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 2 – 3;30 pm

Lisa y Josue, guitar, vocals, dance; Latin, flamenco, classical, originals, North Kingstown Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, nklibrary.org/Programs,  6:30 (outdoors, in case of rain register online for indoor seating)

Steve Burke: jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Steve Smith and The Nakeds, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Blues on the Beach: Johnny Nicholas, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

Lisa y Josue, guitar, vocals, dance; Latin, flamenco, classical, originals, North Kingstown Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, nklibrary.org/Programs,  6:30 (outdoors, in case of rain register online for indoor seating)

The Extraordinary Rendition Band: street band, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 6:30 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Karen Fisk, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, JULY 20

The Jazz Strollers, trio, sax/flute, keys, bass, swing, dance, Pancho O’Malley’s, Mariner Sq, 140 Pt. Judith Rd. Narragansett, 782-2299, 5 -8 pm

The Strattones, Music on the Lawn Thursday, 6PM till Sunset, Newport, St John’s Church, Washington and Willow Streets, Newport, 6 pm – sunset

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop Oldies show: oldies, rock, St. Antoine Residences, 10 Rhodes Ave., Smithfield. 6:30-8 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

Jesse Liam Band: swing, jazz, standards, Latin, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

The Carleans: Jim Carpenter, guitar, vocals, Sarah MacLean, Guitar, vocals, Corina Malbaurn, vocals, bass, acoustic trio, Americana, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm

Morgan Heritage: reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net, www.etix.com. $20 advance; $25 day of. 8 p.m.-midnight.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Michael Barclay de Tolly and Barcode Group, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m. 

FRIDAY, JULY 21

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, DaVinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar, 146 Acorn St, Providence, 572-3911, 7-10 pm

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.

Jan Schmidt, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

Roomful of Blues: rhythm and blues, University of Rhode Island athletic fields, 1 Keaney Rd., Kingston. southcountyballoonfest.com. 7 p.m.

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Tony Cerbo: singsin the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.

Chicago Total Access: Chicago tribute band, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com.  8 p.m. 

James Montgomery Blues Band, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Violin River Quartet: Grateful Dead tribute, Ted’s Stadium Pub, 1145 Park Ave., Cranston. 228-3884. 8-11:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 22

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Milt Javery, guitar, rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Roomful of Blues: rhythm and blues, The Paddock at The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth. 849-2799, for Aquidneck Land Trust, info and reservations at ailt.org. 6-10:30 p.m.

Violin River Quartet: Grateful Dead tribute, Ted’s Stadium Pub, 1145 Park Ave., Cranston. 228-3884. No cover. 8-11:30 p.m.

Cory Pesatoro, accordian, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, music of the 50’s, 60’s, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, JULY 23

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Al’s Waterfront Restaurant, 28 Water St., East Providence. 1-5 p.m.

Glen Miller Orchestra, swing, jazz, standards, Stadium Theater, 28 Monument Sq. Woosocket, 762-4545, stadiumtheater.com, 2 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guest TBA, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Mike Dutra, Strictly Sinatra, Venda/Constantino Summer Concert, DePasquale Sq, Atwells Ave, Providence, 6-9 pm

Keith Cowley Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, music 8 pm

MONDAY, JULY 24

Larry Perlman Duo: jazz, Wingate Residences at Blackstone, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. Free. 4 p.m.

Monday Night Jamz: David Tessier Band, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

URI Jazz Band, North Beach Clubhouse, Narraansett Town Beach, 1-2:30 pm

URI Jazz Band, North Kingstown Town Beach, 7-8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 

URI Jazz Band, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

URI Jazz Band, Windjammer, Misquamicut Beach, 12n – 2 pm

URI Jazz Band, Wilcox Park, Westerly, 6-7:30 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

URI Jazz Band, Oakland Beach, Warwick, 6-8 pm

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

(see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

George Wein: “I’ve been over to the University of Rhode Island, and the faculty and students are dedicated to the music. If having their band at our Festival has helped their department, then I’m very proud that it has happened. It can only help jazz.” (see Sunday)

2017 Newport Jazz Festival  (Lineup as of 4/20/2017)

 Friday, August 4

Fort Adams

–       Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

–       Maceo Parker

–       Cécile McLorin Salvant

–       Naturally 7

–       Leslie Odom, Jr.

–       Joey DeFrancesco + The People

–       Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith

–       Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra

–       Christian Sands Quartet w. Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings

–       One for All: Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber & Joe Farnsworth

–       Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass

–       Rodriguez Brothers

–       Jimmy Greene Quartet w/Kevin Hays, Ben Williams & Otis Brown III

–       George Burton Quintet w/Tim Warfield, Jason Palmer, Pablo Menares, Wayne Smith Jr.

–       Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop Ensemble

Tennis Hall Of Fame

–      Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

–      Rhiannon Giddens

Saturday, August 5

–       Snarky Puppy

–       Branford Marsalis Quartet

–       Rhiannon Giddens

–       Christian McBride Big Band w. Special Guests

–       Geri Allen Memorial, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Vijay Iyer, Jason Moran, Christian Sands

–       Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk f. Danilo Perez, Chris Potter,

            Avishai Cohen, Josh Roseman, Roman Diaz, Ben Street & Adam Cruz

–       Henry Threadgill Zooid

–       Vijay Iyer Sextet

–       Antonio Sanchez & Migration

–       DJ Logic’s Project Logic

–       Benny Golson Quartet w. Mike LeDonne, Buster Williams & Carl Allen

–       Uri Caine Trio w. Mark Helias & Clarence Penn

–       Dominick Farinacci

–       Gilad Hekselman, solo guitar

–       JoAnne Brackeen, solo piano

–       David Torkanowksy, solo piano

–       Peter Evans, solo trumpet

–       Jason Palmer’s Berklee Septet

–       Herb Alpert ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer David Leon

            w. Leo Genovese, Josh Allen and Francisco Mela

–       RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 6

–       The Roots

–       Andra Day

–       Maria Schneider Orchestra

–       Hudson: Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier

–       Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine

–       Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party

–       Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

–       Bokanté f. Michael League & Malika Tirolien

–       Theo Croker

–       Cyrus Chestnut Trio

–       Sean Jones Quintet w. Brian Hogans, Orrin Evans, Luques Curtis & Obed Calvaire

–       Cyrille Aimée

–       John Medeski, solo piano

–       Marilyn Crispell, solo piano

–       Orrin Evans, solo piano

–       University of Rhode Island Big Band

–       Newport Jazz Assembly Band w. Ben Marcoux, Joshua Bruneau, 

            Jimmy O’Connell, Tony Davis, Noah Barker, Alex Tremblay & Mike Camacho

–       MA Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band

TICKET INFORMATION 

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For more information, e-mail jazztickets@newportfestivals.org.

Natixis Global Asset Management is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival, and the Newport Jazz Festival also receives generous support from Doris Duke Charitable FoundationNorth Coast Brewing Company and Eventbrite.