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

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.

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.