Jazz Listing 8/21/2017 to 8/28/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/21/2017 TO 8/28/2017

(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

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

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

Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, vocal duo, new album “Not Dark Yet,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

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, AUGUST 23

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m.

Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band, swing, pop, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday)

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

Live Jazz Series: Ken Vario, trumpet, Sonny Barbato, keys, Stefan Griffin, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

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, AUGUST 24

What Cheer? Brigade and the Quahogs: brass street band, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Greensky Bluegrass (8:30 pm), Railroad Earth (6 pm), Bold Point Park, 600 Waterfront Dr. East Providence, http://www.riwaterfrontevents.com, gates open 5 pm.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House Restaurant & Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, 768.3433, 6-9 pm

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.

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m.

Shiny Lapel Trio, swing, dance, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. thetowersri.com 7-10 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Michael Barkley de Tolly and Barkode, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Vini Ames Duo, Relaxed Friday Night, jazz, pop, R&B, oldies, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-9 p.m

Summer Concert Series: The Ravers w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Reggae, Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6 pm (bring blanket/lawn chair)

Summer Concert Series: Butch McCarthy Tiverton Public Library, 625-6796, http://www.tivertonlibrary.org/content/, food truck, 6 – 7:30 pm.

Al Abbott, vocals. Piano, jazz, pop, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 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.

Alissa Musto, piano, vocal, standards, pop, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

John, guitar, & Joann, vocals, standards, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 memorial Blvd. W, Newport, 847-5506, josamericanbistro.com, 7-10 pm

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Da Vinci Ristorante Lounge & Cigar Bar , 146 Acorn Street, Providence, 572-3911, 7 – 10 pm

Popa Chubby, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

(SOLD OUT) Davina Sowers (vocals, piano ) and the Vagabonds (trumpet, trombone, bass, drums), NOLA, R&B soul, standards, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Dick Lupino, bass, Shawnn Monteiro, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

Steve Burke Duo, jazz, pop, dance, Purple Cat VineYard & Winery, 11 Money Hill Road, Chepachet, 566-9463, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Blues & BBQ Festival, Cee Cee & The Riders (2 pm) Cannibal Riders (3 pm) Barrett Anderson Band (4:05 pm) The Silks (5:15) Robert Randolph & TFB (6:30) Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band (8:30), Bold Point Park, 600 Waterfront Dr. East Providence, http://www.riwaterfrontevents.com, gates open 2 pm.

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

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30-6:30 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.

Bill Miele (bass) Group, jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  6:30 – 9:30 pm

A Music Extravaganza: continuous music from the 1940s-80sm, sponsored by the Italo-American Club of RI & Young Pannese Social Club: Reminisce, doo-wop, John Badessa’s Bing Swing Band, swing, jazz, standards, Leslie Anderson, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, lead singer of the Dubs, Ronie Giorgio, 17-year old Sinatra tribute singer, Venus de Milo, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, Mass. For tickets call 621-5600 or 944-0233. 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner

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

Quentin Callewaert: teenaged, finger-style guitar, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Danny Klein’s (bass player for J. Geils Band) Full House, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Shiny Lapel Trio: swing, pop, dance, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

Joyce Moreno, singer, guitar, Brazilian originals, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

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.

Steve DeConti, solo guitar, vocals, Safari Room, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Rd., Newport, 846-667, 1-4 pm

The Shawn Monteiro Quintet: vocal jazz, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, w/guests TBA, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Blues Jam & Fundraiser: Chris “Bad News” Barns and Lisa Marie, blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 5-8 pm. donations to support The Mystic Blues Festival

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29

Cavalcade of Bands: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 780-6887. 6-10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30

Live Jazz Series: Evan Andrews, vocals, Bill Andrews, drums Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Willie Mette, piano, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

Doug Woolverton and Friends: jazz, Church of Saint John the Evangelist, 61 Poplar St., Newport. 848-2561, saintjohns-newport.org. 6-7:45 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPEMBER 26

WRIU Live Jazz Night: Tish Adams, vocals, joins Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, to celebrate Tish’s 58th birthday and 20th radio anniversary at Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, meet jazz DJs, get WRIU promo items, and birthday cake, 7:30 – 11 pm.

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