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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 2/12/2018 TO 2/19/2018

(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, FEBRUARY 12

Nicholas King: cabaret, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 p.m.

The Ocean State Ramblers: bluegrass, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 7 p.m.

The Groove Merchants, 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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

Joanne Lurgio: acoustic open mic, Pub on Park, Legion Bowl and Billiards, 661 Park Ave., Cranston. 641-5815. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Special Fat Tuesday Show, Tish Adams, vocals, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14  (Valentine’s Day - Check with Venue)

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker Group, Acacia Club, at The Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 7-10 pm

Valentine’s Day Special: Tish Adams (vocals) Trio w/Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Pontenza, bass, jazz, blues, ballads, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. doors 7 pm, music, 7:30 pm

Live Jazz Series: Valentine’s Day Show: Mary Andrews, vocals, Vinny Pagano, drums. Pat Caderio, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, pop, jazz, standards, dance, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

No Music on Valentine’s Day, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m 

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Dan Lord and The Big Shots, blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Sugar Ray Narcia, vocals, harmonica, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Minor Swing, Gypsy jazz, Hunter Music Series, Lippitt House Museum, 199 Hope St, Providence, 453-0688, preserveri.org/calendar. 6 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, Siena, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

URI Big Band, jazz, swing, standards, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Dino Gavoni (sax) Quartet, jazz, swing, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 - 10 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Dave DeAngelis, guitar, vocals, in the Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com, 8 pm.

The Outlaws: southern rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, FEBUARY 16

Steve Burke, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12 - 3 p.m.

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

Zack Silk, vocals, banjo, bluegrass, originals, Sons of Liberty Spirits, 1425 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown, food available from Red’s Food Truck, 6 pm

Seth Burkheart (drums) 4, w/Jane Dean Burheart, keys, Joe Esposito, sax, Ervin Dhimo, bass, jazz, funk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. doors, 7 pm, show, 7:30-10:30 p.m

Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog): Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, blues, dance, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m 

The Outlaws, Southern rock, new album, “It’s About Pride,” Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

Nat Reeves (bass) Quintet, feat,/Atla DeChamplain, vocals, Matt DeChamplain, piano, Kirk Woodard, drums, Tony Davis, guitar, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Smith & Weeden, The National Reserve, Little Compton Band, The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. doors, 8 p.m., show 9 p.m.

Bar Fly, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30 am.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Al Keith and Friends: acoustic open mic, Java Madness, 134 Salt Pond Rd., Wakefield. javamadness.com. 788-0088. 2-5 p.m.

University Artist Series: Jonathan Amon and the ChagalPAC Saxophone Quartet, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, 3 – 5 pm

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

Steve Burke, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Zack Silk, vocals, banjo, bluegrass, originals, Sons of Liberty Spirits, 1425 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown, food available from Red’s Food Truck, 6 pm

Blue Neon: rhythm and blues, swing, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. $5. 7:30-11 p.m.

Ian Fitzgerald, vocals, guitar, singer/songwriter, opening: Kate Mick, banjo, vocals, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. doors 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Kelley Lennon (vocals, piano) Jazz Trio: jazz, The Village Tavern, 90 Hartford Pike, North Scituate. 764-0893. 8-11 p.m.

Sugar Ray (vocals, harmonica) & the Bluetones feat./Monster Mike Welch, guitar, Anthony Geraci, piano, Mudcat Ward, bass, Neil Grouvin, drums, “funky New Orleans R&B,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m 

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 pm

Robertico Arias y Su Alebreke: salsa, bachata, cha cha and merengue, Common Fence Point Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 p.m.

Josiah Johnson (from The Head and the Heart band), vocals, guitar, folk, pop, Widower, opens, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Tierney Sutton (vocals) Band w/Christian Jacob, piano, Kevin Axt, bass, Ray Brinker, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm

Rumors, pop, Newport Grand Casino, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Highway. 849-5000. 9 p.m. to midnight.

Evan Goodrow Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30 am.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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

Jazz Sundays: Winiker Jazz Trio, Bistro Duet, 190 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA, 781-316-8808, bistroduet.com, 11 am – 2:30 pm.

Lois Vaughan, piano, jazz, Bay Voyage Restaurant, 150 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown. 560-7979. bayvoyagejamestown.com. 1-4 p.m.

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

Special Show: Joe Moss and Lauren Mithcell, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 1-4 pm

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: w/Cassandra McKinley, vocals, Chris Taylor, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, Johnny’s at the Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 p.m.

Jazz Trio w/Ian Quinton Banno, bass, Jon Sundstrom, drums, James Winner, sax, standards, jazz, funk, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, samsinnri.com/new-events/, 4-8pm.

Parlour Jazz Jam, featuring/Martin Dalmasi, sax, flute, Leland Baker, sax, Erik Neldner, electric bass, Zahili Gonzalez Zamora, keys, and Ivanna Cuesta Gonzalez, drums, playing the music of Wayne Shorter, as seen through an Afro-Electric lens. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. https://goo.gl/no7Wvx, 5-8 pm.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

The Groove Merchants, 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

Black History Month Film: “Tell Them We Are Rising,” The story of Black Colleges and Universities, soundtrack with archival music from HBCUs, hbcurising.com, Independent Lens, PBS, WSBE (channel 36, digital 36.1, cable 8,) ripbs.org, 9 pm 

 

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

FirstWorks presents American Rhapsody, The Gershwin Songbook: Michael Andrew, vocalist, 17 piece Gershwin Big Band, jazz, ragtime, swing, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. Reservations at first-works.org, 421-ARTS, thevetsri.com. 7:30 p.m. (Pre-show JumpStart performances by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Jazz Sextet and Providence Swings dancers! Starting at 6:30 PM in the lobby - come swing with us!) 

19th Annual Jazz For Kids: Tish Adams, vocals, Dennis Cooke, Yvonne Monnett, piano, Rick Wells, drums, kids join in songs they know in a jazz setting and some old standards, refreshments, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 p.m. 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Dave Zinno, bass, Matt Dechamplain, piano, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8-10:30 pm.

(SOLD OUT) Low Anthem, new album release, “The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea,”The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. doors, 8 p.m; show 9 p.m.


posted by Bill Melone, 02/12/18