Jazz Listing 2/27/2017 to 3/6/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 2/27/2017 TO 3/6/2017

(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 events in blue

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

Will Evans, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors , 8 pm

Gary Gramolini: solo acoustic, The Charlestown Rathskeller, 489A Old Coach Rd. 8-11 p.m.

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

TUESDAY, FERUARY 28

Music of Japan, Professor Yoshihiro Kanno, public lecture, “Memories of the Sun Goddess Himiko,” Merging Western Classical Music with Japanese Traditional Music and Drama, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston. http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 12:30-1:45 pm.

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

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

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

Chris Vallancourt, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m. 

URI Jazz Combo’s, Joeseph Parillo, coordinator, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston. http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30-9:30 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, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 

Greg Abate (alto sax, flute) Trio, w/Ben Cook, piano, Todd Baker, bass, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m

“Allary at Arias” Wednesday Night Sessions: Dave Zinno (bass) Trio, w/Time Ray, piano, Yoron Isreal, drums, Arias Lounge, 108 North Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 7 – 10 pm.

Travis Colby: blues, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m.

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

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Mystic Horns, blues, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, dance lessons at 7 p.m. 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 p.m.

Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN: Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30-11:30 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 2 

Steve Burke: jazz, Mile and a Quarter House, 334 South Water St., Providence. 331-1500. 6-9 p.m.

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, ballads, pop, Siena, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Matt Kerns, solo guitar, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11, 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. 

Band TBA, jazz, swing, pop, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

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

C. J. Chenier (accordion, vocals) & the Hot Louisiana Band, zydeco, NOLA, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

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.

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

Richard Hundley Trio: jazz, Cassarino’s Restaurant, 177 Atwells Ave., Providence. 751-3333. 7 p.m.

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

The Mike Casey Trio: jazz, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. www.sandywoodsmusic.com, 7:30 p.m. 

Willie J. Laws (guitar, vocals) Band, Texas blues, Louisiana zydeco, R&B, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8-11:30 pm

Lucky Peterson, blues, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com.8 pm

Sugar Ray (vocals, harmonica) and the Bluetones, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Chantal Ambroise, vocals. Paul Bouley, Keys, Vinny Pagano, drums, blues, Rosmarin at Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. www.rosmarin-ri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

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.

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

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

John And Joanne, jazz, blues, pop, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m

Red Carpet Ball: URI Ballroom Dancing Club, Memorial Union Ballroom, 50 Lower College Rd. Kingston, http://ballroom.apps.uri.edu/index.php, recorded playlist of Ballroom music including West Coast Swing, Country Two Step, dancers available to teach. Refreshments provided, 7-10 pm.

Monthly Cajun Dance, Magnolia Cajun Band, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. www.sandywoodsmusic.com, doors 7 pm, dance lessons 7:30 pm, show 8 pm.

URI Symphony Orchestra, Ann Danis, director, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston. http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 8-10 pm 

Dan Moretti’s (sax, flute) Hammond Boys w/Steve DeConte, guitar, vocals, Marty Richards, drums, Marty Ballou, bass, Dave Limina, B3 organ, NOLA, funk, Latin, originals, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8-11 pm

SUNDAYMARCH 5

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 pm

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

Sunday Afternoon Tea, w/ Harpist Arilyn Mitchell, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 2-4 pm

URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, director, including music from Star Wars & Star Trek, and Yohihiro Kanno’s “Cat In The Box II”, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston. http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/3-5 pm

Becky Bass and Jhony Keys: Caribbean soul, International House of Rhode Island, 8 Stimson Ave., Providence. 421-7181. 3 p.m.

Allary At Arias:” John Allmark (trumpet) QuartetTucker Antell, tenor sax, Dave Zinno, bass, Ben Cook, piano, Vinny Pagano, drums, Arias Lounge, 108 North Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4 – 8 pm.

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

MONDAY,  MARCH 6

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

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Anthony’s Authentic Italian Cuisine, 441 Atwells Ave., Providence. 273-5900. No cover. 6-9 p.m.

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8:30 p.m.  All ages (1st Monday on the month)

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

COMING UP:                                                                 

WEDNESDAY. MARCH 8

Deb Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Greg Wadson, piano, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m  

(LAST SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY) “Allary at Arias” Wednesday Night Sessions: Marty Ballou (bass) Trio, w/Bobby Keyes, guitar, Marty Richards, drums, Arias Lounge, 108 North Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 7 – 10 pm. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 10 

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, standards, Tavola Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30-9:30 pm 

Zoot Suit Ball, Compac Big Band, 20 piece swing band, Brown University Swing Club, Sayles Hall, 81 Waterman St, Providence, www.facebook.com/brownswingclub/ 8-9pm beginner lessons, 9 pm-12am social dancing.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12 

The Rhode Island Wind Ensemble with the Lindy Sisters: tribute to the sounds of swing and the Andrews Sisters, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 2 p.m.

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