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.

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