JAZZ LISTING 12/12/16 to 12/19/16

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/12/2016 TO 12/19/2016

(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 events in blue

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

URI String Ensembles, Ted Mook, coordinator, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 7:30pm

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-midnight

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Viking Hotel, 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, 7-11 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. 7 p.m.

Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

Tony Cerbo is Home for Christmas, singing in the style of Michael Buble, standards, pop, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. tickets include dinner, limited seating, 6:30 p.m.

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7-9:30 pm

Steve Burke: jazz, Oki’s, 1270 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 728-7970. 7 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Dan Lord & The Big Shots, blues, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Ann Austin, vocals, Greg Wadson, piano, Bill Miele, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm.

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

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

The Funky Autocrates, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 9 pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé and pop, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4111, 6:30 pm.

On Holiday Break – Back January: Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm

Sabrina Blaze: Ringing In The New Year, adult musical comedy, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. limited seating, 7:30 p.m.

Cote Percussion Jazz Trio, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

Glen Phillips, (former lead singer w/Toad The Wet Sprocket) sings his song from a new solo album “Swallowed by the New,” Brian Dunn opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open 7 pm, show 8 p.m.

Darlingside with Ian Fitzgerald: folk, indie rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com. 8 p.m.

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds: rock, blues, soul, funk, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, www.josamericanbistro.com, 7 – 10 pm.

Steve Burke: jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. 7 p.m.

A Sakonnet Music Christmas: with singers Allison Messier and Jono Babbit plus story teller Len Cabral, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 pm BYOB & BYOF)

Sugar Ray (vocals, harmonica) and the Bluetones, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Annual Christmas Party: Mary Andrews, Pat Cardeiro, Steve Heck, Dennis Cook, Jeff Fountain, pop, jazz, standards, Oceancliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport. 846-6667. 8-11 p.m.

Mike Dutra: Christmas with Sinatra, Prime Cut Modern Steak House and Mezzo Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000. Reservations recommended. 8-10 p.m.

Holiday Pops by the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra: w/chorus and soloists, traditional and international holiday songs, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm

A Very Horse-Eyed Men Christmas: Noah and Dylan Harley, Americana, country, cabaret, Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, www.columbustheatre.com. 9 p.m.

Jason Cardinal, singer/songwriter, vocals, guitar, drums, harmonica, rock with a touch of blues and soul, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com/events/ 9 pm

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti: jazz, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Rt. 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Purple Cat Vineyard and Winery, 11 Money Hill Rd., Chepachet. 566-9463. purplecatwinery.com. 6-9 p.m.

Cool Change: oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m. Benefit for Elks charities.

URI Graduate Woodwind Chamber Ensemble, Susan Thomas, coordinator, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 8 pm

The Duke Robilard (guitar, vocals) Band, blues, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 pm BYOB & BYOF)

Robinson and Rohe: The Longest Winter, a holiday concert and singalong. Lily Pads, 27 North Rd., Peace Dale. 789-3680, www.musicatlilypads.org. 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Christmas At The Courthouse, Clay Nordhill (guitar) Trio, w/Johnathan Audette, piano, Couthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt. 138,) West Kingston, 782-1018, www.courthousearts.org. 8 – 11pm

Eskimeaux (Gabrielle Smith, solo) and Japanese Breakfast (Michelle Zauner, solo) indie pop, Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, www.columbustheatre.com. 8 pm. doors open 7 pm.

Jimmy “2 Suits” Capone’s Annual Holiday Extravaganza w/Special Guest Vocalist Ms. Toni Lynn Washington, Featuring: Ed Scheer (love dogs), Jack Ward (Luther Gtr Jr Johnson), Randy Bramwell (Commander Cody) Johnny Juxo (Diane Blue Band) Johnny “Blue Horn Moriconi”, Bob “Breeze” Holfelder, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

SOLD OUT – Ryan Montbleau, rock, funk, soul, opening, Will Evans, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open 7 pm, show 8 p.m.

Angelo Miccoli: pop, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm.-midnight.

Ãine Minogue’s Winter Solstice Concert: Irish, Celtic, folk, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 p.m.

Haunt The House w/Will Houlihan, vocals, guitar, harp, Americana, Ian Fitzgerald, folk, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com/events/ 8:30 p.m.

The Funky Autocrats: soul, R&B, Platforms Night Club, 165 Poe St., Providence. 781-3121. 8:30 p.m.

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds: rock, blues, soul, funk, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. All ages. 9 p.m.

Roger Ceresi’s “All Starz” and the All Star Horns: swing and R&B, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Atrium Lounge, 350 Trolley Line Blvd. (off Route 2), Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, foxwoods.com. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

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

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

Wolf and the Jam Daddies: blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne’s Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, corinnesbanquets.com. 5-9 p.m.

URI Composers, Eliane Aberdam, director, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 7 pm

Nick Sanfilippo (piano) and friends: tribute to Chick Corea: jazz. Aurora, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 837-5438, www.auroraprovidence.com. 8 p.m.

Donna the Buffalo: Americana roots rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, www.theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

The Return of The Founders w/Al Copley, Greg Piccolo, Rich Latille, Duke Robiland, Doug James, the Sunday night band from the 70’s (excepting John Rossi & Preston Hubbard) is back for one night, blues, the Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com/events/ 8 p.m.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

CANCELLED, (on calendar for first Monday in December 12/5 but not for Jan of Feb, check with venue) John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-midnight

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