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

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