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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/18/2016 TO 7/25/2016

(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, JULY 18

Mike Dutra (Strictly Sinatra), standards, jazz, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Studio 2: Beatles tribute, Tunes on the Dunes at the Westerly Old Town Beach. 365 Atlantic Avenue. 6-8 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will move to the Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave. Tunesonthedunesri.com. 

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

Jazz Series: Leland Baker (tenor sax) Quartet, jazz, funk, Fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, http://fetemusic.com/events/jazzmondays. Doors open 7 pm  

Ronnie Sands and Mary Lou Neville: pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7 p.m.

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

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

TUESDAY, JULY 19

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

Tony Cerbo, a tribute to Michael Buble, standards, pop, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-

Brass Attack, rock, pop, swing, Summer concert series at the North Kingstown Town Beach, 10 Beach St., Bring seating. Donations accepted. 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: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

Steve Burke: jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9p.m.

Neal and the Vipers: blues, rockabilly, Garden City Center at the Gazebo, 100 Hillside Road, Cranston. 942-2800, ext. 22. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events, 6-8 p.m. donation to RI Food Bank of peanut butter or tuna fish

The Knickerbocker Collective: Amy Winehouse tribute, Tunes on the Dunes at the Westerly Old Town Beach. 365 Atlantic Avenue. 6-8 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will move to the Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave. Tunesonthedunesri.com.

Properly Unprepared (5 pc. Jazz Combo), jazz, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Tish Adams Sextet w/Leland Baker, tenor sax, Dave Murphy, alto sax, John Funkhouser, keys, Dave Landoni, bass, Mike Connors, drums,jazz, blues, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 6:30 p.m. Call 434-2453 or eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com.

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

Stephan Hancoff, From Tragedy to Transcendence – the music and saga of Bach, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Brenda Kenn, vocals, Mac Chrupcala, piano, jazzz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm. 

Jazz at The Villa: Seth (drums) Burkhart 4, w/Jane Dean-Burkhart, piano, Marcus Sholar, sax, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, funk, soul, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave, West Warwick, 821 -0060, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Let’s Dance Wednesdays, Not scheduled until August 24, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. Doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30-10 pm.

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

Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals, blues harmonica, Pub on Park, 665 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, (http://www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com/gig-schedule.html), 8 –10:30 pm

THURSDAY, JULY 21

Steve Burke: jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9p.m.

Mad Gryphon, rock, jazz, folk, funk, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm   

Neil and the Vipers: rock, Concerts Under the Elms series, John Brown House Museum lawn, 52 Power St., Providence. 6:30-8 p.m. For information and tickets call 331-8575, ext. 133 or visit RIHS.org.

Classics Five Jazz Quintet, doo-dop, pop, rock, dance floor, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 p.m.

Phrase Collective w/Erick Cifuentes, drums, Leland Baker, sax, Matthew Marcus, keys, Alex Tremblay, bass, Mangos, 15 Exchange Place, Pawtucket, 7 – 11 pm. 

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. reservation recommended during the summer

Cote Jazz Combo w/Aaron Abrahamson Cote, drums, William Chilton, trumpet, Brad Thibodeaux, bass, and others TBA, swing, jazz, funk, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway. Newport. 847-4971, www.noreys.com. 8 – 11 p.m 

Tinsley Ellis, guitar, vocals, Georgia blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open, 7 pm, 8 pm.

The Reminders, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com 8 – 11

George Benson: jazz, R&B, pop, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Blvd. (off Route 2), Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, foxwoods.com. for tickets. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd, Warwick, 737-6073, 6-10 pm.

Milt Javery: rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band: rock, annual South County Hot Air Balloon Festival, at the URI Athletic Fields at One Keaney Rd., on Route 138, Kingston, rain or shine. 4-9 p.m. Cafferty and Beaver Brown: 6:30 p.m. Family admission. Free parking. All proceeds to charities supported by the Rotary Club of Wakefield. Visit southcountyballoonfest.com.

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.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, jazz and pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, www.chapelgrillri.com 7-10 pm.

Gay Barboza, singer/songwriter, originals, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 7-10

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Chantal Amboise, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Paul Bouley, keys, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, blues, Tarragon Bar, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 602-1104, www.silvershellhospitality.com/tarragonbar/, 7:45-10:45 pm.

Sunny Crownover and the Duke Robillard Band: blues and jazz, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 p.m.

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats: Chicago harmonica blues, originals, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.  

Jackie Collins: tribute to Diana Ross, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Alejandro Escovedo, singer/songwriter, Jimmy Ryan, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open, 7 pm, 8 pm.

Jeff Beck with Buddy Guy: rock, blues, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Blvd. (off Route 2), Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, foxwoods.com. 8 p.m.

Brass Attack, jazz, pop, rock, swing, The Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Muzz Horn, delta blues, opening: Wooly Mammoth, groove, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. 8:30 pm.

The Straight Pipes Band, blues, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 9 pm – 12:30 am.

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Kirk Feather Duo: jazz brunch, Hope Village Kitchen in the Hope Artiste complex, 999 Main St., Pawtucket. 11:30 am-2:30 pm.

Jazz Tastings: Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Joanne Rodino, vocals, John Monllos, guitar, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 p.m.

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

Ginny Conely, vocals, Bill Morretti, piano, jazz, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m. (NB earlier summer time & move to outside patio) 

Dan Lilley & Scatman, Pete Vendettuoli, Mary Ann Rossoni and Emma Joy Galvin: acoustic, Downtown Sundown Series, Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St., Providence. 7-9:30 p.m. In case of rain, the concerts will be held in the Visitor Center.

Jazz Set, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508Wakefield. 782-0100. 7 p.m.

Milt Javery Duo: jazz, Two Ten Oyster Bar and Grill, 210 Salt Pond Rd., Wakefield. 782-0100. 7 p.m.

Chris Jason: tribute to Frank Sinatra, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Peacheaters, an Allman Brothers experience, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Alejandro Escovedo, singer/songwriter, Jimmy Ryan, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open, 7 pm, 8 pm.

The Follen Angels, preforming the songs of Sinatra, 6 member international jazz and cabaret group, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. 8:30 pm.

Jazz Revelations - Baba Yaga, featuring Dave Murphy, Phill Mazza, Steve Johnson, and Matt Walshe.  Open jam follows performance.  Firehouse 13, 41 Central St, Providence, 9 pm - 1 am.

BLOCKHEAD, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 9 pm – 12:30 am.

SUNDAY, JULY 24

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.

Squelch, the Ravers, Roz and the Rice Cakes: rock, annual South County Hot Air Balloon Festival, at the URI Athletic Fields at One Keaney Rd., on Route 138, Kingston, rain or shine. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Squelch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Ravers: 1-3 p.m. Roz and the Rice Cakes: 3-5 p.m. Family admission. Free parking. All proceeds to charities supported by the Rotary Club of Wakefield. Visit southcountyballoonfest.com.

Kirk Feather Duo: jazz brunch, Hope Village Kitchen in the Hope Artiste complex, 999 Main St., Pawtucket. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

Fran Curley (drums) 60th Birthday Bash Brunch, w/Tish Adams, vocals, Rusty Hughes, keys, Joe Potensa, bass, and Friends, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 12 n – 3 pm.

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

Shawn Monteiro Quartet: jazz, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 West Main Rd, Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. 1-4 p.m.

Tim Taylor Blues Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave Jamestown 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 4-7 pm  

Soul & Blues Sunday: Ryan Hartt, blues harmonica, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave, West Warwick, 821 -0060, http://www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com/gig-schedule.html, 5 -8 pm.

Steve Burke: jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9p.m.

Wolfie and the Jam Daddies, blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne's Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave, Pawtucket. 725-4260, www.corinnesbanquets.com, 5-9 pm.

Jazz Revelations - Natraj, featuring Phil Scarff, Rohan Gregory, Mike Rivard, Jerry Leake, and Bertram Lehmann.  Aurora, 276 Westminster St, Providence. 8-11 pm.

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

MONDAY, JULY 25

Steve DeConti, guitar, vocals, acoustic jazz, Ocean Cliff Hotel, Safari Room, 65 Ridge Rd. Newport, 841-8868

Nathan Ward Band: rock, Tunes on the Dunes at the Westerly Old Town Beach. 365 Atlantic Avenue. Free. 6-8 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will move to the Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave. Tunesonthedunesri.com.

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

Ronnie Sands and Mary Lou Neville, pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7 p.m.

Jazz Series: Leland Baker (tenor sax) Quartet, jazz, funk, Fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, http://fetemusic.com/events/jazzmondays. Doors open 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 9pm

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

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, JULY 26

Summer Dance: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad Street), Cranston. 785-4333, rhodesonthepawtuxet.com. Dancing and bands including Tommy Rotondo Group, Tommy Terran Septet, and Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks. Benefit for the Providence Federation of Musicians, 941-2717. 6-10 p.m.

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet with guest vocalist Leland Brown: jazz, swing, big band, Latin. Canfield House, 5 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-0416. 6:30-10 p.m. Reservations include dinner: call 848-2030.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

Doug Woolverton, Mike Tucker, Marcus Monteiro, Chris Rivelli, Rusty Scott, and Jesse Williams: jazz, Miles Davis tribute to Davis' entire landmark set from the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., Newport. 7:30 p.m. 846-5474. Ticket info: janepickens.com.

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, Friday, July 29, Saturday, July 30, Sunday July 31: Information at www.newportjazzfest.org

NEWPORT BRIDGEFEST, Monday, July 25 – Thursday July 28: Information at http://www.newportbridgefest.com/schedule-2016

 


posted by Bill Melone, 07/18/16