JAZZ LISTINGS 1/2/2017 TO 1/9/2017

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 1/2/2017 TO 1/9/2017 

(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, JANUARY 2 (NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY CELEBRATED) Check with venues

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/John Wheatly, guitar, jazz, Roberto’s Italian Restaurant, 450 Hope St., Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6 – 9 pm

John and Joanne: pop, rock, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m.

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

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, 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7-9:30 pm

Travis Colby, funk, blues, R&B, 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: Mystic Horns, R&B. jump blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, knickerbockermusic.org, dance lessons at 7 p.m. music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Dick Lupino, vocals, bass, Dino Govoni, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm. 

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’s Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 p.m.

The Funky Autocrates, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 9 pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5

On Holiday Break – Back January: Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm

Steve Burke: jazz, Lodge Pub and Eatery, 40 Breakneck Hill Rd. (Route 123), Lincoln. 725-8510. 7 p.m.

James Grande: folk, rock, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m. 

Alan Bernstein Jazz Quartet, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8 p.m.

Albert Lee, country, rockabilly, R&B, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open 7 pm, show 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6

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.

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

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

Brian James Quartet, local fusion jazz group, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends, jazz, blues, New Orleans blues and swing, Rosmarin at Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. rosmarin-ri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 pm.

Josi Davis and Her Next Bold Move: R&B, soul, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

Happy Birthday Elvis Party: Rex Fowler and the Rockabilly Kings, including a screening on the documentary “200 Cadillacs,” Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 – 10 p.m.

Tony Cipolla Group: jazz, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grille, Federal Hill, 289 Atwells Ave., Providence. 274-6000. No cover. 7 p.m.

Joanne Lurgio and Michael Laureanno: folk, pop, Stone Soup Coffeehouse, Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. 335-0371, stonesoupcoffeehouse.org. Wheelchair-accessible, 7 p.m.

Calamari Brothers: swing, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m. Benefit for Elks charities.

(SOLD OUT) Roomful of Blues, blues, R&B, swing, The Company Theater, 30 Accord Park Dr, Norwell MA, (781) 871-2787, http://www.companytheatre.com, 8 pm.

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

Steve Burke: jazz, Billy Hill’s Roadhouse, 1219 Main St., Wyoming. 321-2811, billyhillsroadhouse.com. 8 p.m.

Neal Vitullo and the Vipers: blues, rockabilly, R&B, roots, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler: folk, country, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Gary Gramolini and the Grinders with guest Steve Burke: rock, blues, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Blvd., Newport. 849-5000, newportgrand.com. 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 18+.

Brass Attack: jazz, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. $5. 9:30 p.m.

Magnolia Cajun Band, Cajun dance music, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 816-5600, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm dance lesson, show 8 pm (doors open at 7 pm BYOB & BYOF)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8

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 p.m.

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

Wolf and the Jam Daddies: blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne’s Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, corinnesbanquets.com. 5-9 p.m.

Dick Lupino and Rich Hunley: jazz, Jo’s American Bistro, 24 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-5506. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY, JANUARY 9

Gnomes: folk rock, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453, eastprovidencelibrary.org. 6:30 p.m.

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 8:30 pm (NEW REDUCED SCHEDULE & EARLIER START, NOW ONCE A MONTH)

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-midnight

COMING UP

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

Toni Lynn Washington Quartet: blues, jazz, dancing, Music Man Cafe, 1565 Plainfield Pike, Johnston. 270-5336. 7:30 p.m.

Club d’Elf with special guest John Medeski: jazz, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, columbustheatre.com. 9 p.m.

 

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