Jazz Listing 3/13/17 to 3/20/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 3/13/2017 TO 3/20/2017

(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,  MARCH 13

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.

Thor Jensen, guitar, vocals, blues, originals, Gypsy jazz, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm-midnight

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/Mark White, guitar, 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.

Mary King, Kevin Fallon and Phil Edmonds: Celtic, South Kingstown Public Library, 1057 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale. 789-1555, ext. 1100. 6 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, DaVinci Lounge, 146 Acorn St., Providence. 572-3911. davincilounge.com. No cover. 7 p.m.

John and Joanne, jazz, pop, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 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, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

Vini Ames Duo: swing, standards, pop, oldies, Savini’s Restaurant, 476 Rathbun St., Woonsocket. 762-5114. $18. Noon to 4 p.m.

URI RIMEA All State Jazz Bands, Joseph Parillo, coordinator, Fine Arts Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston. http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7-9 pm

Amanda Carr, vocals, w/Yvonne Monnett, piano, vocals, Tom Pasquerelli, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m

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 Chis Leigh Band, progressive blues, rock, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

The Calamari Brothers: jazz, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

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 16

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.

Svetlana & The Delancey Five, swing, hot jazz, Nomad Dreams, opens, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Cambridge, MA, 617 661-5000, http://www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm

Dan Lord and the Big Shots: rock, blues, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

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

Ben & Nancy Parent, guitar, vocal, acoustic duo, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

Sarah Jarosz: folk, Narrow Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

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.

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

Butch McCarthy (guitar, singer-songwriter) and the Gentlemen of Leisure w/Steve Mazza, bass, JB Borges, drums, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 63 Muse Way, Tiverton. sandywoodsmusic.com 7:30 p.m.

Not Fade Away: Buddy Holly tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The Seldom Scene: bluegrass, Narrow Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926. 8 p.m.

Jeff Pitchell, Texas blues, St Patrick’s Day, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

Sugar w/Marcy Kelly, vocals, Natalia Mortrude, vocals, Joe Michael, guitar, Israel Malek, kets, vocals, Andrew Chaney, bass, vocals, Ric Haddad, drums, Matthew Dean, percussion, Klyph Johnson, sax, keys, disco, funk, R&B, Atlas Grey, opens, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 9 pm.

Mac Odom, blues, Twin Rivers Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, twinriver.com/entertainment/ 9 pm.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Seth Burkhart (keys) 4 w/ Seth Burkhart, drums, Marcua Sholar, sax, flute, jazz, Rosmarin at Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. www.rosmarin-ri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 18

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.

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.

Vini Ames Trio: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Kelley-Gazzero Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 1418 Plainfield Pike, Cranston. 944-0328. 7-11 p.m.

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

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

The Kennedys: folk, Stone Soup Coffeehouse, Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. 335-0371, stonesoupcoffeehouse.org. Wheelchair-accessible. 7 p.m.

The Calamari Brothers: jazz, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Francisco Pais (guitar) Lotus Project w/Myron Waldon, tenor sax, Immanuel Wilkins, alto sax, Juilian Shore, piano, Connor Schulze, base, Ferenc Nemeth, drums, R&B, jazz, Brazilian, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. www.sandywoodsmusic.com, doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, jazz, The Packing Hose, 156 River Road, Willington, CT, (518) 791-9474, www.thepackinghouse.us 8–10:30 pm

Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

Johnny MacLeod and The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm.

Brudner Memorial Concert: Eric Alexander’s (piano) Harlem Kingston Express, and the Brown Jazz Band, jazz, Jamaican, Salomon Center, Rm. 101, 69 Brown St., Providence, www.brown.edu/academics/music/events/ 8-10 pm

Roomful of Blues, jump blues, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Cambridge, MA, 617 661-5000, http://www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm & 10:00 pm

Mike Rollins and Co.: smooth jazz, rhythm and blues, soul, Platforms Dance Club, 165 Poe St., Providence. 781-3121. 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAYMARCH 19

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.

Reminisce, ballads, pop, swing, dance floor, Twin Rivers Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, twinriver.com/entertainment/ 2-6 pm.

Slippery Sneakers Zydeco Band: zydeco, Botanical Center in Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. 384-0718, bccrwp.org. 4-6 p.m.

 “Allary At Arias” Whaling City Sound Presents: Greg Abate (sax, flute) QuartetTim Ray, piano, John Lockwood, bass, Mark Walker, drums, jazz, standards, CD release: “Road To Forever,” Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Brendan Carniaux, sax, Clay Nordhill, guitar, Sam Kurzontkowski, bass, and Paul DiMartino, drums, jazz with Joe Henderson theme. The Parlour, 1119 N. Main, Providence. 5-8 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.

Peppino D’Agostino: Sicilian fingerstylist guitar, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m.

The Carleans w/Jim Carpenter, guitar, vocals, Sarah MacLean, guitar, vocals, Corina Malbaurn, vocals, bass, singer-songwriters, Americana, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

Francisco Pais (guitar) Lotus Project w/Myron Waldon, tenor sax, Immanuel Wilkins, alto sax, Juilian Shore, piano, Connor Schulze, base, Ferenc Nemeth, drums, jazz, R&B, Brazilian: jazz, Aurora, 276 Westminster St., Providence. auroraprovidence.com. 9 p.m.

MONDAY, MARCH 20

Steve Burke: jazz, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. Free. 4 p.m.

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. 6-9 p.m.

Thor Jensen, guitar, vocals, blues, originals, Gypsy jazz, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, 8 p.m.

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm-midnight

COMING UP:

SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Baker Brothers Jazz Trio, Tribute to George Benson, William Hall Library, 1825 Broad Street, Cranston, 781-2450, http://www.cranstonlibrary.org, 2-3 pm

“Allary at Arias,” The Return with Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, Arnie Krakowski, tenor sax, Ted Casher, sax, clarinet, Bob Sanella, alto sax, Jeff Strout, trumpet, Shawnn Monteiro, vocals, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

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