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Please note: Tonight, our own Tish Adams at The Temple Downtown, 120 Francis St, and Joe Potenza every Friday at Aspire in the Hotel Providence. Saturday Amanda Carr in Rockland MA; Coming up: the New Bedford JazzFest (w/Nicholas Payton) 5/18, Cavalcade of Bands at Rhodes 5/22, and Bettye LaVette at the Narrows Center in Fall River 5/25. Bill

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 5/11 to 5/25
Posted on www.wriu.org/jazz/listings
(note: listings in red italics are usual gigs that have not been specifically confirmed for current dates)
SideBar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St, Providence (Entrance on Pine St) 421-7200, www.sidebar-bistro.com
Fri. 5/11 Inventions Quartet
Gina Wesley & The Dreamcatcher
Sat. 5/12 Duke Robillard Jazz Trio 7 pm, $
Wed. 5/16 Dubphonic: A night of Roots, Rock, Reggie, Jazz, Funk, Dub, 9 pm – 1 am
Thurs. 5/17 Akashic Record w/Jared Sims
Fri. 5/18 Nickolas King and Mike Renzi, 7 pm, $
Sat. 5/19 Mary Andrews, pop/standards, 7 pm
Tues. 5/22 Miss Wensday hosts Live karaoke 9 pm – 1 am
Wed. 5/23 Dubphonic: A night of Roots, Rock, Reggie, Jazz, Funk, Dub, 9 pm – 1 am
Thurs. 5/24 Elliot Lewis (of Hall & Oats), 7 pm, $
Fri. 5/25 Kim Trusty, 7 pm $
Sat 5/26 Debra Mann, 7 pm
Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket, 765-1900, www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com
Fri. 5/11 Diane Blue & Jimmy “2 Suits” Capone w/guest Roberto Morbioli, 8 & 10 pm, $$
Sat. 5/12 Johnny A., blues guitar virtuoso, 8 & 10 pm, $$
Weds. 5/16 Open Blues Jam w/Lil' Cousin, 7-10 pm, no cover
Thurs. 5/17 Duke Robillard Jazz Trio (w/special guest), 7 pm, $
Fri. 5/18 John Hammond, 2011 Blues Hall of Fame inductee, 8 & 10 pm, $$$
Sat. 5/19 Greg Abate, alto, Greg Hopkins, trumpet, Tim Ray, piano, John Lockwood, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, 8 pm, $$
Weds. 5/25 Open Blues Jam w/Lil' Cousin, 7-10 pm, no cover
Thurs. 5/24 NRICS Champions Music Series Fundraiser: Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, 7 pm, $$
Fri. 2/25 Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen, 8 & 10 pm, $$$
Sat. 5/26 Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, 8 pm, $$
Sculler’s Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, www.scullersjazz.com 617-562-4111
Fri.-Sat.5/11-12 Bobby Caldwell, 8 & 10 pm, $$$$
Sun. 5/13 Melissa Manchester, 4 & 7 pm, $$$$
Tues. 5/15 Lydia Pense & Cold Blood (Etta James tribute) CD “River City Sessions, 8 pm, $$$
Wed. 5/16 Tessa Souter Quartet w/Steve Kuhn, feat/Joel Frahm, sax, Gary Versace, accordion, David Finck, bass, Billy Dummond, drums, 8 pm, $$$
Thurs-Fri 5/17-18 John Pizzarelli, 8 & 10 pm, $$$$
Tues. 5/22 Shepley Metcalf, songs of Laura Nero, w/Tom LaMark, piano,Chris Rathburn, bass, Yoron Israel, drums, and other guests, 8 pm, $$
Wed. 5/23 Pilc Moutin Hoenig Trio, 8 pm, $$$
Thurs. 5/24 Yosvany Terry & the Afro-Caribbean Sextet, CD “Today's Opinion,” 8 & 10 pm, $$$
Fri. 5/25 Kim Waters, sax w/Maysa, vocals, 8 & 10 pm, $$$$
Tues. 5/29 Marianne Solivan w/trio, CD “Prisoner of Love,” 8 pm, $$
Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Cambridge, www.regattabarjazz.com 617-395-7757
Fri. 5/11 Aaron Goldberg Trio, 7:30 7:30 & 10 pm, $$$
Sat. 5/12 Gracias Mama: Sol Y Canto Sextet feat/16 year old Alisa Amador, 7:30 pm, $$
Sat. 5/19 Freddy Cole, 7:30 & 10 pm, $$$
FRIDAY, MAY 11
Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.
Milt Javery, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Dick Lupino,bass/vocals, Jack Martin, trumpet, Steve Beckler, piano, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.
Bobby Ferreira, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm
Dennis Cook, sax, Richard Huntley, piano, Vinny Pagano, drums, and Joe Potenza Jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333.www.aspirerestaurant.com 7-11 cover, (corner of Matthewson St., free valet parking)
Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4031 8:30 pm -12
Tish Adams, vocals, w/Gino Rosatti, guitar,\, jazz/blues, Temple Downtown, 120 Francis St., Providence. 919-5050, templedowntown.com. 8:30-11:30 pm.
Ceasar, vocals, w/The Mac Chrupcala Trio, Al Bernstein, bass and Artie Cabral, drums,jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-midnight. No cover.
The Sweet P Blues Band, blues and jazz, L'Attitude Modern Eatery, 2190 Broad St., Cranston. 780-8700, lattitudemoderneatery.com. 8:30 pm-midnight.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm-12 am.
Eric Bloom, Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com/events. 9 pm-1 am.
SATURDAY, MAY 12
Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Jeff Fountain, drums, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.
Amanda Carr's Le Crème de les Femmes, with Yvonne Monette & Genevieve Rose, Piano Mill Open House, 217 Centre Ave (Rt. 123) Rockland, MA, 781-826-6600, (http://www.pianomill.com/2012/04/open-house-may-12th/ ) 4 pm, no cover
Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.
Art Manchester, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz, Elizabeth of Portofino's, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St., Providence. 521-6000. 7-11 pm. No cover.
Jazz Underground returns:
Giacomo Gates, vocalist (vocalise) Tony Lombardozzi, guitar, Richard Sylvester, drums, Jeff Fuller, bass, Hung Won Asian Grill, 232 New London Rd (Rt 85) Colchester CT 860-537-8788, jazzundergroundcafe.com, 7-10 pm, $
Steve Burke, jazz, Rancho Chico, 52 Washington St., Plainville, Mass. (508) 643-2534. 7-10 pm.
The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Steve Heck, Bill Miele, Joe Esposito and John Badessa, jazz and swing, Millonzi's Bar and Grille, 11 Curson St., West Warwick. 615-7891. 7:30-10:30 pm.
Pat Loncar and Diamond, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm. No cover.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
Greg Piccolo's Heavy Juice Jazz Quintet w/Ian Frenkel, piano, Bill “Fox” Mills, guitar, Bill Morrison, bass, Steve Barbuto, drums, The Knickerbocker, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com, 9pm $$
Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Bella, 1992 Victory Highway. Glendale, 568-4234, 9-11 pm
Mike Rollins & Co., Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Bar, 60 Valley St., Providence. 632-0649, thecubanrevolution.com/events. 9 pm-1 am.
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Coast Guard House, 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 789-0700. 9:30 pm-12:30 am.
SUNDAY, MAY 13
Jazz Brunch w/Lady D, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222, www.diparmaitaliantable.com, 9 am – 2 pm
Ron Sanfilippo, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine East, 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9411. 9 am-3 pm.
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 am-2 pm.
Mothers Day Brunch – Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Dennis Cook, sax, Jordan Nunes, piano, Hyatt Hotel, 1 Goat Island, Newport, 851-1234, 11 am – 4 pm
Mothers Day Brunch – Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Simply Devine Restaurant, 125 Water St., Warren, 246-2340, 11 am – 4 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz brunch, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 11 am-2 pm.
Mothers Day Brunch Tribute to Nat “King” Cole - Caesar Jazz balladeer, Dennis Hughes, piano, Justine Breault, sax, Gino Rosatti, guitar, Marty Ballou, bass, Vinny Pagano Drums, jazz, Temple Downtown, 120 Francis St., Providence. 919-5050, for reservations, www.HireCaesar.com, 11:30 am - 3: pm, $$$$
Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900, 12:30-3:30 pm
Robin Soares, Jon Hathaway, Joe Potenza and Zeffro Gianetti, blues, Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com. 1-4 pm. No cover.
Eric Bloom w/Mac Chrupcala, Al Bernstein and Bernard Purdie, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 5-9 pm. no cover.
Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Trattoria Sympatico, 13 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-3731. 4-7 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.
Romain Collin, Luques Curtis and Kendrick Scott, jazz, Lily Pad, Inman Square, 1353 Cambridge St., Cambridge. (617) 395-1393, lily-pad.net. 7 pm. $
Lonnie Gasperini, jazz jam, Hot Club, 575 South Water St., Providence. 861-9007. 7-11 pm.
Sweet P and Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $; participating musicians and singers free.
The Buddy Roach Trio, jazz jam and rock, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St., Newport. 848-5013. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
MONDAY, MAY 14
Steve Burke, jazz, Escada Restaurant and Bar, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 233-0007, www.escadabar.com, 6-10 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 7 pm. Dinner show.
John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave, East Providence 434-9670 www.bovistavern.com. 9 pm $
TUESDAY, MAY 15
Steve Burke, jazz, Ciara Lounge, 1525 Smith St., North Providence, 354-8800, 6 – 9 pm.
Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm.
The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-10 pm. No cover.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.
Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Mary Andrews, piano/vocals, Pat Cardeiro, guitar/vocals, pop, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30 - 10 pm.
Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm
Mike Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Big Band, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222 reservations, www.StrictlySinatraNow.com, 8 pm no cover
THURSDAY, MAY 17
Don McLean and the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.
Gino Rosatti Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, jazz/blues, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000, www.jackyswaterplace.com, 6 – 10 pm, no cover
R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.
Greg Abate, Paul Schmeling, Todd Baker and Artie Cabral, jazz, Rochambeau Branch Library, 708 Hope St., Providence. 455-8110. 7-8:45 pm. Free.
Paul Del Nero, bass, w/guest, piano, jazz, Fathoms, Newport Marriott, 7-10 pm.
Chris Jason and the Nightlife Orchestra, tribute to Frank Sinatra and pop, Ciara Lounge, 1525 Smith St., North Providence. 354-8800. 7-10 pm.
The Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 pm.
The Mango Trio featuring Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4130. 8 pm.
The Dick Willner Band with Jan Schmidt, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30 pm. $
Here to Stay, jazz, Powers Pub, 27 Aborn St., Cranston. 714-0655, powerspub.com. 8-11 pm.
Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover
FRIDAY, MAY 18
Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.
Milt Javery, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Dick Lupino,bass/vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.
New Bedford JazzFest, Custom House Square, New Bedford. (508) 993-0772. The Southcoast Big Band and Gary Gibbs' Electric Thrasher Orchestra featuring Nicholas Payton and Dave Liebman. 6-10 pm. $$$ discount for advanced purchase & students, Benefit for Your Theatre Inc.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm
Greg Dudzienski, sax, Gino Rosati, guitar, Alex Chapman, drums, and Joe Potenza Jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333.www.aspirerestaurant.com 7-11 cover, (corner of Matthewson St., free valet parking)
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4031 8:30 pm -12
The Mac Chrupcala Trio, Al Bernstein, bass and Artie Cabral, drums,jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-midnight. No cover.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm-12 am.
SATURDAY, MAY 19
Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Debra Mann, piano/vocals, Dino Govoni, sax, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.
Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.
Art Manchester, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz, Elizabeth of Portofino's, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Joe Parillo, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St., Providence. 521-6000. 7-11 pm. No cover.
Judith Gilson and Jeff Cashen, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8-11 pm. No cover.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Uncle Ronnie's Red Tavern, 2692 Victory Highway, Nasonville. 568-6243. 8:30 pm.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Bella, 1992 Victory Highway. Glendale, 568-4234, 9-11 pm
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Coast Guard House, 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 789-0700. 9:30 pm-12:30 am.
SUNDAY, MAY 20
Jazz Brunch w/Lady D, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222, www.diparmaitaliantable.com, 9 am – 2 pm
Ron Sanfilippo, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine East, 965 Fall River Ave., Seekonk. (508) 336-9411. 9 am-3 pm.
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 am-2 pm.
Jeanne Evans, cabaret/swing brunch, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 11 am-2 pm.
Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900, 12:30-3:30 pm
The MSD Quintet, jazz, Newport Art Museum. Griswold House, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200, NewportArtMuseum.org. 2 pm. $$, members discount
Mac Chrupcala, Al Bernstein and Bernard Purdie, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 5-9 pm. no cover.
Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Trattoria Sympatico, 13 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-3731. 4-7 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.
Lonnie Gasperini, jazz jam, Hot Club, 575 South Water St., Providence. 861-9007. 7-11 pm.
Sweet P and Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Café, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $; participating musicians and singers free.
The Buddy Roach Trio, jazz jam and rock, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St., Newport. 848-5013. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.
MONDAY, MAY 21
Steve Burke, jazz, Escada Restaurant and Bar, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 233-0007, www.escadabar.com, 6-10 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 7 pm. Dinner show.
John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave, East Providence 434-9670 www.bovistavern.com. 9 pm $
TUESDAY, MAY 22
Cavalcade of Bands, jazz and swing, Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad Street), Cranston. 941-2717, 785-4333, rhodesonthepawtuxet.com. In the Ballroom: The Tommy Rotondo Group featuring Hank Doiron, 5:30-6, 7-7:30, 8:15-8:45 pm, The Art Medeiros 16-Piece Swing Band featuring Hank Doiron, 6-7, 7:30-8:15 pm, and Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, 8:45-11 pm, and Linda Lucci and the RI Chapter of USA Dancers, 9:45-10 pm, emceed by Steve Bianchi and Bill Melone. In the Foyer: The Eric Bloom Group featuring Mike Renzi and George Masso, 5:30 pm, Barbara Slater and Friends featuring Kent Hewitt, 6:30 pm, The Bob Mainelli Group featuring Mike Renzi and George Masso, 7:15 pm, The Duke Robillard Trio, 8:15 pm, The John Badessa Group featuring Charlie Harris, and The Nomads, 10 pm, emceed by Larry Perlman and Terri Giviens. $$$ advanced purchase discount.
Steve Burke, jazz, Ciara Lounge, 1525 Smith St., North Providence, 354-8800, 6 – 9 pm.
Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm.
The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-10 pm. No cover.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.
Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Dan Moretti, sax/flute, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30 - 10 pm.
Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames Street, 7:30 - 9:30. pm
Mike Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Big Band, DiParma Italian Table, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA, 508.336.9222 reservations, www.StrictlySinatraNow.com, 8 pm no cover
The Cartells, jazz/swing/motown/R&B, The Knickerbocker, 35 Railroad Ave. Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com, 9 pm, $$
THURSDAY, MAY 24
Don McLean and the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.
Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 pm.
R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.
Gino Rosatti Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, jazz/blues, Jacky's Waterplace Sushi Bar, 200 Exchange St., Providence, 383-5000, www.jackyswaterplace.com, 6 – 10 pm, no cover
R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.
Greg Abate, Paul Schmeling, Todd Baker and Artie Cabral, jazz, Rochambeau Branch Library, 708 Hope St., Providence. 455-8110. 7-8:45 pm. Free.
Paul Del Nero, bass, w/guest, piano, jazz, Fathoms, Newport Marriott, 7-10 pm.
Chris Jason and the Nightlife Orchestra, tribute to Frank Sinatra and pop, Ciara Lounge, 1525 Smith St., North Providence. 354-8800. 8-11 pm.
The Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 pm.
The Mango Trio featuring Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 pm.
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4130. 8 pm.
The Dick Willner Band with Jan Schmidt, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30 pm. $
Here to Stay, jazz, Powers Pub, 27 Aborn St., Cranston. 714-0655, powerspub.com. 8-11 pm.
Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover
Superchief Trio, blues, roots and swing, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm. No cover.
FRIDAY, MAY 25
Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4:30-6:30 pm.
Milt Javery, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.
Dick Lupino,bass/vocals, Dennis Cook, sax, Yvonne Monett, piano/vocals, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.
Lois Vaughan, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm
Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm.
Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm
Gino Rosati, Jeffrey Cashen, James Seabra, Bart Lingley and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com. 7-11 pm
Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 pm.
Bettye LaVette, rhythm and blues, rock and soul, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, ncfta.org. 8 pm. $$$$$ advanced purchase discount.
Steve Burke, jazz, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4031 8:30 pm -12
The Mac Chrupcala Trio, Al Bernstein, bass and Artie Cabral, drums,jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-midnight. No cover.
The Sweet P Blues Band, blues and jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 8:30-11 pm.
The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm-12 am.


posted by thomasgreene, 05/12/12