Jazz Listing 8/7/17 to 8/14/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/7/2017 TO 8/14/2017

(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 7

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

Monday Night Jamz: Green Tea, acoustic Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

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

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Bridge at Cherry Hill, 1 Cherry Hill Road, Johnston. 233-2880. 6 p.m.

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 9

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

In Concert with Nature: Tish Adams Quintet w/Willie Myette, keys, John McKenna, sax, Joe Potenza, bass, Eric Hastings, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Blackstone Blvd. median, Trolly Shelter, near Swan Point, Providence, www.blackstoneparksconservancy.org, 6 – 7:30 pm 

Blues on the Beach: Duke Robillard Band, blues, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

Nicolas King and Angela Bacari, standard, swing, pop, Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Navy Band Northeast: swing, pop, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

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

Live Jazz Series: Mat Macauley, guitar, Tom Casale, bass, Stephan Griffin, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, cornet/flugalhorn, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

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, AUGUST 10

Hott Boyz: guitar, ukulele, vocals, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House Restaurant and Pub, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket. 768-3433. 6-9 p.m.

Jazz is a Rainbow presents Sammy Davis Jr. Songbook, 12 talented teen sing his hits, jazz, standards, Prospect Park, 48 Congdon St., Providence. 5:30 pm (bring lawn chairs, blanket)

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m.

Superchief Trio with the Special Occasion Horns, Newell Shelter, Capron Park, 201 County St Attleboro, MA, 6:30 – 8 pm, (bring lawn/beach chairs for seating)

Lois Vaughan Trio: jazz, outdoor bandstand in Bristol. loisvjazz.com. 6:30-7:30 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.

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

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m. 

Roosevelt Dime, guitar, vocals, NOLA boogie woogie, swinging blues, dance lessons 7 – 8 pm, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597. 7-10 p.m.

Aaron Lessard: rock, jazz, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

Janiva Magness blues, new CD “Blue Again,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Btian Chartrand, (of The Sweet Remains) singer songwriter, Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, 8 pm

Freddy Cole, vocals, piano, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm (also Friday)

Swingin’ Jazz Night: John (guitar) Monllos & Frienda, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11 p.m. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m.

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.

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Saint Bartholomew Church Fest, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence. 944-4466. 6-10 p.m.

David Furlong, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7 pm, music 7:30

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

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

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

Paula Cole: Grammy winning singer songwriter, opening John Fusek, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org 8 p.m.

Monster Mike Welch, guitar, Michael Ledbetter, vocals, blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Fruition, Folk-rock, Americana, soul, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 7 pm, music 8 pm

Freddy Cole, vocals, piano, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm (also Thursday)

Front and Center: rhythm and blues show band, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

Dick Lupino, bass, Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 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.

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.

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

Vini Ames Duo: swing, pop, R & B, oldies, Cafe DiPanni, 187 Pocasset Ave., Providence. 944-0840. 7-10 pm

Tony Cerbo: sings in style of Michael Buble, pop, Roma, 310 Atwells Ave., Providence. 331-5000. 7 p.m.

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

Silverteeth w/ Christopher Knott, The Pump House 1464 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7 pm, music 7:30

RI Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society Fundraiser: Tish Adams (vocals) & Bluz U Can Use, w/Willie Myette, keys, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, Gary Johnson, drums, Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 329 Grosvenor Ave, East Providence, www.rirbps.org, 461-0012, 8 pm

Kim Marcoux, vocals, Grey Sargent, guitar, Dan Moretti, sax, Greg Wardson, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, standards, blues, New CD “Things Are Looking Up,” Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Ryan Montbleau Band, singer songwriter, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

Steve Burke Duo, smooth jazz, dance, pop, Sonoma Bistro, 7366 Post Rd. North Kingstown, 295-5550, 8 – 11 pm.

Catherine Russel, vocals, jazz, swing, blues, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Wild Sun and Marvelous Liars, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, doors 8 pm, music 9 pm

Roomful of Blues, blues, The Center For The Arts (TCAN,) 14 Summer St, Natick MA, www.natickarts.org, 8pm.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

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

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet: jazz, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2551, thefifthri.com. Noon to 3 pm

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

Tom Casale (bass) Quintet, w/Greg Takemoto, tenor sax, Dave Murphy, alto sax/flute/clarinet, George Leonard III, guitar, Alex Chapman, drums, jazz, Borealis Coffee Company, 250 Bullocks Point Ave, Riverside, (the train station), www.borealiscoffee.com, 2-4 pm

Tish Adams (vocals) and Bluz U Can Use w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, Eric Hastings, drums, blues, standards, dance, Plainridge Park Casino, 301 Washington St., Plainville, MA, 844-327-4347, www.plainridgeparkcasino.com, 4 – 8 pm.

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

(SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER) Live Jazz Sundays, Arias Lounge, 108 N. Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4-8 pm

Roomful of Blues, appearing at the Rock-N-Jock Charities Concert, The Garden Pavillion, Inn At The Crossings, Crown Plazza, Warwick, http://www.rocknjockcharities.com/events.html, 7pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 14

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

Monday Night Jamz: Green Tea, acoustic Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Av, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com 6-8 pm.

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

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

“Jazz on the Patio” Ginny Conley (vocals) Quartet feat./Bill Moretti, piano, Vinny Lato, sax, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, standards, Terrazza Restaurant, 645 Douglas, Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, 6 – 9 pm 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio w/ Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potensa, bass, jazz standards, blues, North Kingstown Free Library, 100 Boone St, North Kingstown, 294-3306, http://www.nklibrary.org/Programs, 6:30 – 8 pm

New Providence Big Band: swing, jazz, standards, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

Superchief “Trio”, blues, boogie woogie, dance,Garden City Center gazebo, 100 Midway Rd., Cranston. gardencitycenter.com/sales-events. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday)

Live Jazz Series: Dan Moretti, sax/flute, Dennis Hughes, piano, Mark Texeira, drums, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

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

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