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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 1/16/2017 TO 1/23/2017

(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 events in blue

MONDAY, JANUARY 16

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, 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. 9 pm-midnight

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

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

John and Joanne: jazz, pop, 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 

Gary Fish: open mic, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7-10 p.m. For more information, email Gary at fishtunes@cox.net or call 632-7484.

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, 7:30 - 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

“Allary at Arias” Wednesday Night Sessions: Marty Ballou (bass) Trio w/Sonny Barbato, accordian, John Anter, drums, Arias Lounge, 108 North Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 7 – 10 pm. 

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: Superchief Trio, swing, NOLA, R&B jump blues, boogie woogie, R&B, 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, Dennis Cook, sax, Chris Taylor, 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’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 p.m.

Sugar Blood Jinx: blues, jazz, roots rock, Norey's Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

Steve Burke: jazz, Mile and a Quarter House, 334 South Water St., Providence. 331-1500. 6-9 p.m.

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 

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

Cote (percussion) Jazz Combo, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 p.m.

Dan Lord and the Big Shots: rock, blues, small dance floor, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. $10. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Susan Werner, funk, jazz, gospel, Kenny White, piano, vocals, singer songwriter, 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 20

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.

Mike Khoury, guitar, vocals, progressive rock, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 p.m.

Richard Hundley Trio: jazz, Cassarino's Restaurant, 177 Atwells Ave., Providence. 751-3333. 7 p.m.

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

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

Winter Folk Fest featuring Grant Maloy Smith, Chuck Williams, Mike Laureanno: Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Tinsley Ellis, guitar, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Seth Burkhart 4, drums, Jean Dean-Burkhart, keys, vocals, Marcus Sholar, saxes, jazz, blues, New Orleans blues and swing, Rosmarin at Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333. www.rosmarin-ri.com. 8:30 – 11:30 pm

Leland Baker (sax) Trio w/Malik Koly,drums, Alex Trembly, bass, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St, Pawtucket, 728-0800, 10rockstapasbar.com, 9 pm – 12 m. 

Body and Soul: blues, jazz, Perks and Corks, 48 High St., Westerly. 596-1260. 9 p.m

Sugar, disco, funk, hip-hop, R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti: jazz, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Tony Cipolla (sax) Group, jazz, Tavola Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000,  tavolowinebar.com.  7-10 pm

Phenix Ave, pop, One Bellevue Lounge, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 7-11 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.

Phil Edmonds and Mike "Fishel" Bresler: world, klezmer, bluegrass, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 816-5600, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 p.m. (BYOB & BYOF)

Greg Abate (alto sax, flute) Sextet, w/Arnie Kraowski, tenor sax, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Kent Hewitt, piano, Todd Baker, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Doug James All Stars w/Sugar Ray Norcia and Ricky “King” Russell, Dean Casale, Mike Warner, blues, R&B, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m., doors 7:30

Slambovian Circus of Dreams: folk rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com. 8 p.m.

World Premier Band: funk, dance, R&B, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. 9:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

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.

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

Afternoon Tea: Arilyn Mitchell, harp, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-3300. hotelviking.com/calendar.aspx, 2-4 p.m.

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, swing , jump blues, R&B, dance floor, Twin Rivers Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, 723-3200, twinriver.com/entertainment/ 2-6 pm.

Ed Tomassi Jazz Group, jazz, swing, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St. Providence, 383-5858, www.theparlourri.com. 5pm, Doors open 4 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.

Leland Baker Quartet: jazz, Fete Music Hall, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. All ages. 7 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 23

Reminisce: oldies, dance,Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 12 p.m.

The Groove Merchants, 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. 9 pm-midnight

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25

Tish Adams, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, Tom Pasquerelli, bass,  jazz, standards, blues, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

“Allary at Arias” Wednesday Night Sessions: Marty Ballou (bass) Trio w/Bobby Keyes, guitar, Marty Richards, drums, Arias Lounge, 108 North Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 7 – 10 pm.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

Bettye Lavette: soul, R&B, blues, funk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

URI Music Collage, Gene Pollart, coordinator, and Southern New England Honor Band, Brian Cardany Coordinator, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/event-calendar/, 7 pm.

Jobim’s 90th Birthday: Debra Mann (vocals, piano) Quartet, w/Special Guest Brazilian Nanny Assis, guitar, percussion, vocals, Dino Govoni, sax, flute, Dave Zinno, bass, Steve Langone, drums, bossa, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Arturo Sandoval, trumpet, and band, jazz, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 531-6662, http://events.bryant.edu/event/presidents_cultural_series_arturo_sandoval#.WHuaqbGZNE4. 7 pm (doors 6:30 pm)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

“Allary At Arias” The Grand Return: Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, Arnie Krakowsky, sax, TedCasher,sax, Bob Sagnella, alto sax, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Shawnn Monteiro, vocals, Arias Lounge, 108 North Main Street, Providence, 214-1643, www.ariasloungeri.com, 4 - 8 pm.


posted by Bill Melone, 01/15/17