RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/10/2017 TO 7/17/2017
(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)
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MONDAY, JULY 10
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
TUESDAY, JULY 11
Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.
Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30
Big City Jazz Jam: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, with other local vocalists and instrumentalists, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7:30 – 11 pm.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
Steve Burke: jazz, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.
“Jazz on the Patio” Christina Rodi, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm
Nancy Paolino and The Black Tie Band: pop, rock, country, jazz, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6-8 p.m.
Blues on the Beach: Bobby Christina & Friends, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.
The New Providemce Big Band: swing jazz, standards, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. Free. 6:30 p.m.
Atwater-Donnelly Duo: folk, gazebo on Main Street in Hope. 647-3366, 447-4005. 6:30-8 p.m
Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Krisanthi Pappas, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m
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
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, JULY 13
The Jazz Strollers, trio, sax/flute, keys, bass, swing, dance, Pancho O’Malley’s, Mariner Sq, 140 Pt. Judith Rd. Narragansett, 782-2299, 5 -8 pm
Atwater-Donnelly Duo: folk, Island Free Library lawn, Dodge Street, Block Island. 466-3233. 5 p.m.
5th Annual Block-A-Palooza, NRBQ, rock, pop, jazz, blues, Girls, Guns & Glory, Americana, South Main Street, in front of District Court House, Fall River, Narrows Center for the Arts, narrowscenter.org, 6 pm
Steve Burke: jazz, Brick House Restaurant and Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket. 768-3433. 6-9 p.m.
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.
Branded: country, Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd. Cranston, 943-9080. 6:30-8 p.m.
Coastline Swing Band: swing, jazz, standards, Latin, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.
Newport to Nashville: folk, acoustic, country, Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Highway. 848-7529. 7 p.m.
Anthony Gomes, guitar, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm, (Also Friday)
Ben & Nancy Parent, acoustic duo, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm
Swingin’ Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) & Friends, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.
FRIDAY, JULY 14
Steve Burke: smooth jazz, DaVinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar, 146 Acorn St, Providence, 572-3911, 7-10 pm
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.
Al Abbott, pianist, singer, jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.
Patrice Monahan, jazz, standards, pop, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com. 6:30 – 9:30 pm
John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm
Tony Cerbo: singsin the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.
Gary Gramolini and Roger Ceresi: acoustic rock, blues, The Mariner Grille, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 284-3282. 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Paula Claire Blues: blues, jazz, Ted’s Stadium Pub, 1145 Park Ave., Cranston. 228-3884. No cover. 8-11:30 p.m.
Anthony Gomes, guitar, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm, (Also Thursday)
The Jerry Douglas (dobro/resonator guitar) Band, bluegrass, country, rock, jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7 pm show 8 pm
Eight To The Bar, swing, boogie woogie, R&B, soul, Motown, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 9 pm
Third World w/Tousaint and The Naya Rockers: reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. (also Thursday)
Blockhead, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30 am.
SATURDAY, JULY 15
Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Cassandre McKinley, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm
Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Purple Cat Vineyard, 11 Money Hill Rd, Chepachet, 566-9463, 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.
Dar Williams and Chris Smither, folk, blues, Westport Rivers Vineyard, Westport, MA, (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 5 pm show 5:30 pm
Brass Attack, rhythm and blues, Jesse M, Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville. 710-7800. 6 pm.
The Tony Cipolla Group with Yvonne Monnett and Mark Pucci, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com. 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Calamari Brothers: swing, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 pm.
Lois Greco (guitar, vocals) Band w/Earl Greco, bass, Judy Briggs, keys, Alan Greco, drums, Chris Hildebrand, sax, rockin’ soul, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm
Mclovins, improve JAM rock quartet, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 8 pm, music 9 pm
Squelch, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30 am.
SUNDAY, JULY 16
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.
Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guest TBA, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm
The Mallet Brothers Band: Americana, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3:30-6:30 p.m.
(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm
Ryan Hart & The Blue Hearts w/Tom Ferraro, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4-7 pm
AnamCara, acoustic duo, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 5:30-8:30 pm
Mike Dutra, Strictly Sinatra, Venda/Constantino Summer Concert, DePasquale Sq, Atwells Ave, Providence, 6-9 pm
John Fries, guitar, & Corina Malbaurn, bass, acoustic duo, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, music 8 pm
MONDAY, JULY 17
Monday Night Jamz: Denny Lane, (Wings/Moody Blues,) Terry Sylvester w/The Cyers (The Hollies,) Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.
The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm
TUESDAY, JULY 18
Cavalcade of Bands: Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 941-2717. Presented by the Providence Federation of Musicians 6-10 p.m.
“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, TBA, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
Not Fade Away, tribute to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 2 – 3;30 pm
Lisa y Josue, guitar, vocals, dance; Latin, flamenco, classical, originals, North Kingstown Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, nklibrary.org/Programs, 6:30 (outdoors, in case of rain register online for indoor seating)
SATURDAY, JULY 22
Cory Pesatoro, accordian, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm
SUNDAY, JULY 23
Glen Miller Orchestra, swing, jazz, standards, Stadium Theater, 28 Monument Sq. Woosocket, 762-4545, stadiumtheater.com, 2 pm.
2017 NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL – FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
(see lineup at http://www.newportjazz.org/lineup)
George Wein: “I’ve been over to the University of Rhode Island, and the faculty and students are dedicated to the music. If having their band at our Festival has helped their department, then I’m very proud that it has happened. It can only help jazz.” (see Sunday)
2017 Newport Jazz Festival (Lineup as of 4/20/2017)
Friday, August 4
– Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
– Maceo Parker
– Cécile McLorin Salvant
– Naturally 7
– Leslie Odom, Jr.
– Joey DeFrancesco + The People
– Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith
– Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra
– Christian Sands Quartet w. Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings
– One for All: Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber &
– Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass
– Rodriguez Brothers
– Jimmy Greene Quartet w/Kevin Hays, Ben Williams & Otis Brown III
– George Burton Quintet w/Tim Warfield, Jason Palmer, Pablo Menares, Wayne Smith Jr.
– Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop Ensemble
Tennis Hall Of Fame
– Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
– Rhiannon Giddens
Saturday, August 5
– Snarky Puppy
– Branford Marsalis Quartet
– Rhiannon Giddens
– Christian McBride Big Band w. Special Guests
– Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding
– Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Mongo & Monk f. Danilo Perez, Chris Potter,
Avishai Cohen, Josh Roseman, Roman Diaz, Ben Street & Adam Cruz
– Henry Threadgill Zooid
– Vijay Iyer Sextet
– Antonio Sanchez & Migration
– DJ Logic’s Project Logic
– Benny Golson Quartet w. Mike LeDonne, Buster Williams & Carl Allen
– Uri Caine Trio w. Mark Helias & Clarence Penn
– Dominick Farinacci
– Gilad Hekselman, solo guitar
– JoAnne Brackeen, solo piano
– David Torkanowksy, solo piano
– Peter Evans, solo trumpet
– Jason Palmer’s Berklee Septet
– Herb Alpert ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer David Leon
w. Leo Genovese, Josh Allen and Francisco Mela
– RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, August 6
– The Roots
– Andra Day
– Maria Schneider Orchestra
– Hudson: Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
– Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine
– Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party
– Tim Berne’s Snakeoil
– Bokanté f. Michael League & Malika Tirolien
– Theo Croker
– Cyrus Chestnut Trio
– Sean Jones Quintet w. Brian Hogans, Orrin Evans, Luques Curtis & Obed Calvaire
– Cyrille Aimée
– John Medeski, solo piano
– Marilyn Crispell, solo piano
– Orrin Evans, solo piano
– University of Rhode Island Big Band
– Newport Jazz Assembly Band w. Ben Marcoux, Joshua Bruneau,
Jimmy O’Connell, Tony Davis, Noah Barker, Alex Tremblay & Mike Camacho
– MA Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band
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