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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 2/23/2015 TO 3/2/2015

(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,  MARCH  2

The Groove Merchants, easy listening, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7-10 pm.

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm. 

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

Big City Jazz: Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7 – 10:30 pm.

Jazz Tuesdays:  Barkode, jazz, Hope, 10 Broadway, Newport, 849-6676, 7-10 pm

The Earls Of Leicester Featuring Jerry Douglas, dobro, Shawn Camp, lead vocal/guitar, Charlie Cushman, banjo, Johnny Warren, fiddle, Barry Bales, vocals/bass, bluegrass, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324 -1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY,  MARCH  4

Oldies Night:  Mary Andrews, piano/vocals, Pat Cardeiro, guitar/vocals, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, pop, oldies, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7 - 9:30 pm  

Diana Krall, features songs from her new pop CD “Wallflower,” w/Anthony Wilson, guitar, Dennis Crouch, bass, Stuart Duncan, fiddle, Karriem Riggins, drums, Patrick Warren, keyboards, pop and jazz, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. 421-2787, ppacri.org. 7 pm.

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

Less Dance Wednesdays: The Mystic Horns, blues, R&B, Motown, R&B, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. doors open 6:30 pm, free dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Dick Willner and Jan Schmidt and Swing Haven, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30-11 pm.  

John Stein and Paul Del Nero, jazz, Cork Wine and Tapas, 90 Front St., New Bedford. (508) 994-9463, corkwineandtapas.com. 7-10 pm

Royal Southern Brotherhood: Cyril Neville, vocals/percussion, Devon Allman, Mike Zito, Charlie Wooton, bass, sblues, soul, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324 -1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

FRIDAY,  MARCH 6

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

Ann Austin, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, pop, standards, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm.

Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St., Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm.

Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.  

Steve Burke, jazz, 300 North Restaurant, 3009 Tower Hill Rd., Saunderstown. 789-4200, threehundrednorth.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

Pirates For Peace, danceable rock from 60s-90s, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 – 10:30 pm.

Benny Sharoni, tenor sax, Mike Mele, guitar, Marty Richards, drums, and Joe Potenza, basses, jazz, blues, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521–3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:00 pm, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

The Jammin’ Divas:  Aoife Clancy, Ireland, Nicole Zuralis, USA, Kath Bucknell, Australia, Hadar Noiberg, flute, Israel, folk, world, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm. (doors open 7:30 pm, BYOB & BYOFood) 

Asleep At The Wheel, (opening: The Quebe Sisters) Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324 -1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. 

ABC Trio, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8-12 pm. 

Michael Allman, Charles Neville, Jeff Pitchell, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 &10 pm. 

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 8 pm.

Roy Hayes (drums) Fountain Of Youth Band, jazz, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10pm (also see Saturday) 

TRIBUTE (TO FUSION JAZZ:) Ronnie Burrage, drums/vocals, Gerald Veasley, bass, Antoine Roney, soprano & tenor sax, fusion jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm. 

SATURDAY,  MARCH 7

Jazz Jam: house band feat./Manuel Morales, trumpet, musicians welcomed to sit in, Hosted by Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 383 Old North Road, Kingston, 2 to 4 pm

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

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, dance, Chester’s Restaurant,  101 Putnam Pike, Hatmony, 949-1846, 6 – 9 pm

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Elizabeth of Portofino, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.  

Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St., Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm.

Soul Shot w/Carl Eggert, drums, R&B, ska, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St, Jamestown, www.jamestownartcenter.org/events, 560-0979, 7 – 9 pm  

The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30 - 10:30 pm.

The Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 pm.

Magnolia Cajun Band, Cajun, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. (doors open 7 pm, BYOB & BYOFood)

The Pine Hill Project Featuring Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplan, Americana, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm.

Ben Knight Band & Erin Harpe and The Delta Swingers, jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm 

Roy Hayes (drums) Fountain Of Youth Band, jazz, Latin, Scullers, Doubletree Suits, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com, 8 & 10 pm  (also see Friday)

Stanley Sagov (piano) Remembering The Future Trio, jump blues, soul, R&B, Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA,  (617) 661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 - 10 pm

Johnny & the East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

Gary Bartz (alto sax) Quartet, Barney McCall, piano, James King, bass, Greg Bandy, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm. 

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.  

SUNDAY,  MARCH 8

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 am-2 pm.

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

ABC Trio, jazz, standards, funk, blues, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.  

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Garden Zen Restaurant and Bar, 495 Washington St., Coventry. 825-6888, gardenzenri.com. 5-8 pm.

The Calamari Brothers featuring Tony DelSignore, vocals, swing, Tasty Diner Sports Bar and Grill, 410 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 354-4420. 6-10 pm.  

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

MONDAY, MARCH 9

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm. 

The Groove Merchants, easy listening, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7-10 pm.

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

 

COMING UP 

FRIDAY, MARCH  13 

Bill Charlap (piano) Trio, w/Peter Washington, bass, Kenny Washington, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm. 

SATURDAY, MARCH  14 

Gino Rosati Trio w/Tish Adams, jazz, blues and standards, 2 Pauls’ City Grille, 315 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 228-7285, 2paulsgoodfood.com. 7:30 - 10:30 pm.


posted by Bill Melone, 03/02/15