Jazz Listing 4/10/2017 to 4/17/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 4/10/2017 TO 4/17/2017

(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, APRIL 10

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

Ian Fitzgerald, 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, APRIL 11

Mark Berney, artist/instructor of jazz trumpet, Lecture-Demonstration: Using Technology in the Creative Process, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 12:30 pm 

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/John Wilkins, 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.

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

John and Joanne, 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, APRIL 12 

Sinatra Wednesdays w/Mike Dutra, w/Frank Sinatra Menu, Fred & Steves Steakhouse, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/ 5pm.

Linda Calise, vocals, w/Steve Heck, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m

Chris Vaillancourt, 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 Cartells, jazz, rock, swing, Motown, 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 pm

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, APRIL 13

URI Dept. of Music Convocation, Margaret Frazier & Joe Parillo, coordinators, featuring faculty, students and guest performers, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 12:30 pm

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.

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

Swingin’ Jazz Night: John Monlos (guitar) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 14

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.

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.

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.

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

The Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Cafe Di Panni, 187 Pocasset Ave., Providence. 944-0840. 8-11 pm

The Julian Labro (accordion, bandoneon) and Olli Soikkeli (guitar) Quartet, Gypsy jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals, harmonica, Doug James, sax, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Mark Teixeira, drums, jazz, blues, Rosmarin at Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. www.rosmarin-ri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 pm

Jon Pousette-Dart and Jim Chapdelaine: rock, American folk, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 9 p.m.

Culture featuring Kenyatta Hill with Soul Shot, ska, rocksteady, Reggae, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

SATURDAY, APRIL 15 

Aristocats: swing, jazz, William Hall Library, 1825 Broad St., Cranston. 781-2450. 2-3 p.m.

Ocean Mistics blues & rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd. Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 pm

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

Ted Casher (sax) Group, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000,  tavolowinebar.com.  7-10 pm

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

Todd Baptista’s Doo Wop at the Dawn of Soul: Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 7:30 p.m.

Toni Lynn Washington & John Badesa, drums, jazz, blues, The Music Man Cafe, 1565 Plainfield Pike, Johnston. 270-5336. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Ann Sweeten: piano, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

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

Victor Wainwright & Wildroots, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket. 765-1900 chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8pm.

Knickerbocker All Stars feat./Duke Robilard, SugarRay Norcia, Willlie J. Laws, CD release: “Texas/Rhody Blues, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7, show 8 pm.

SUNDAYAPRIL 16

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.

 “Allary at Arias,” TBA, jaz, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Dave Murphy, sax, Phil Mazza, guitar, Brayden Beasoni, bass, Ben Dicke, drums, with Thelonius Monk and Charlie Parker 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.

Phil Adams, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7, show 8 pm.

MONDAY, APRIL 17

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-midnight

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, APRIL 18 

URI Jazz Combos, Joe Parillo, coordinator, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 7:30 pm

Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio: jazz, Gurney’s, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 847-1608. 6-7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

The Night Owls w/Alec Charon, guitar, Caleb Cronan, drums, Alex Teoli, bass, jazz, Basta Restaurant, 2195 Broad St., Cranston, 461-2300, 7–10 pm

RIC Jazz Combos, Greg Abate, director, Helen Forman Theater, RIC 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, box office 456-8144, www.ric.edu/pfa/pdf/PFAcalendar2017.pdf, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

URI Dept. of Music Convocation, Margaret Frazier & Joe Parillo, coordinators, featuring faculty, students and guest performers, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd. Kingston, 12:30 pm

“3hree For Louis” Tribute to Louis Armstrong with 3 generations of trumpeters: Eddie Allen, Cecil Bridgewater, Duane Eubanks, with James Weidman, piano, Kenny Davis,bass, Carl Allen, drums, Helen Forman Theater, RIC 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, box office 456-8144, www.ric.edu/pfa/pas.php, 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

WRIU Fundraiser: Dan Lord and The Big Shots, Dead Blues Society, Blues Clue Quintet (URI student jazz combo) followed by Greatful Dead style jam, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm

Paul Caraher, guitar, jazz, The Oak Hill Tavern, 565 Tower Hill Rd., North Kingstown. 294-3282. 8 p.m.

Roomful of Blues: swing, blues, Showcase Live, 23 Patriot Place, Foxborough, Mass. (508) 543-0609, showcaselive.com. 8 p.m

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College, 8 pm

2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 

(see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)

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