JAZZ LISTING 9/11/17 TO 9/18/17

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/11/2017 TO 9/18/2017

(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 Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11  

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 ,

Weaver Library Summer Concerts, Classic 5 Jazz Quintet w/Al Tests, trumpet, James Seabury, guitar, Paul Gruttaduria, drums, vocals, Mike Verrichia, bass, Carine Paul, vocals, jazz, Champlin Program Room, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

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, SEPTEMBER 12

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Karaoke Night with Vini Ames: Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 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, SEPTEMBER 13

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

Bill Andrews (drums) Band w/Bill Miele, bass, Steve Heck, piano, Evan Andrews, vocals, jazz, pop, Gillary’s Tavern, 198 Thames St. Bristol, 253-2012, www.gillarystavern.com, 7 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

Live Jazz Series: Ken Vario, trumpet, Aaron Cote, drums, Nick Sanflippo, keyboard, Jim Dellilo, bass, jazz, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Steve Ahern, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, Todd Baker, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m 

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 6:30 pm, dance lessons, 7 pm, 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

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N,. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Weaver Library Farmers Market, Caraher Brothers, guitar, keys, drums, mellow jazz, pop, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 p.m.

The Z Boys. Surf rock, country, Latin, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. www.provparksconservancy.org/visit/music. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Greg Abate, sax, flute, w/Phil Palonen, guitar and Straight Up Trio, The Stomping Grounds, 132 Main St, Putnam, CT, (860) 928-7900, www.the-stomping-ground.com, 5:30-7:30 pm

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Brick House, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd.,Woonsocket,R.I. 401.768.3433, 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.

Mark DelGado, guitar, vocals, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

Rik Emmett (of Triumph) and Dave Dunlop, acoustic duo, rock, blues, jazz, folk, classical, singers/song writers, guitars, vocals, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 pm

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Jazz in the Courtyard: Mark Berney (trumpet) Jazz Duo w/James Himmelman, piano, next to Bistro 22, Garden City Center, Cranston, 942-2800. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events/ 6 – 8 pm (bring lawn chairs.)

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Steve Burke Duo, smooth jazz, dance , Purple Cat Vineyard & Winery, 11 Money Hill Road, Chepachet, 566-9463, 6–9 pm

David Schneider, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Dynasty Battles: piano, cabaret concert, Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 61 Poplar St., Newport. bit.ly/2vQnJqn. 7 p.m.

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

 (SOLD OUT) Sal Valentinetti with the Black Tie Brass: standards pop, (finalist on “America’s Got Talent), Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.Eric Pederson (sax) Trio w/Alex Smith, organ, piano, Tony Jefferson, drums, vocals, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Eight To The Bar, swing, boogie woogie, R&B, soul, Motow, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors, 7:30 pm, show, 8:30 pm.

World Premier Band, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 9 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Ethel Lee, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul De Nero, bass, 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.

Summer Concert Series (FINAL SHOW): Roomfull Of Blues, blues, dance, Gazebo Park, 4 Ocean Rd. Narragansett, 6-7:30 pm, (bring blanket/lawn chair)

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.

Susan Iacobellis, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) Band w/guest artists TBA, Tribute To Miles Davis, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, www.greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Chris Botti, trumpet, jazz, top selling American instrumental artist, Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, 467-7275, www.parktheatreri.com/events, 8 pm

“The Band” Band, tribute to Bob Dylan and The Band, Gary Solomon, bass, Jack Kraft, keys, accordion, mandolin, vocals, Josh Radin,guitar, vocals, Loren Korevec, piano, mandolin, vocals, Vinny Nicosia, drums, vocals, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

George Leonard, guitar, vocals, Stan Holtzman, piano, jazz, The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. Bristol. 253-9100 8-11 pm

Willie J. Laws and Roberto Morbioli & Friends, “Spaghetti Rodeo” blues, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com 8 pm

Theo Hill (piano) Trio w/Rashaan Carter, bass, Darrell Green, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

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.

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Swing Sextet, swing, jazz, standards, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 W. Main Rd., Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. admission per car. 1-4 p.m.

Remminisants, swing, pop, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 732-3200, www.twinriver.com/entertainment/lighthouse-bar/ 2 pm

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

Parlour Jazz Jam featuring Dave Murphy, sax, Phil Mazza, guitar, Ryan Kowal, vibes, Steve Johnson, electric bass, and Matt Walsh, drums, with experimental jazz fusion theme. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/wp3jFG

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

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 ,

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

COMING UP:

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Duke Robillard (guitar, vocals) Band, w/Sunny Crownover, vocals, Billy Novick, sax. and Bruce Bears, piano, Brad Hallen, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums, jazz, blues, Court House Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rt.138) West Kingston, www.courthousearts.org, 8-11 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 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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