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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/30 to 8/6/2012

(note: some gigs may have been changed or canceled; check with venue to confirm)

SideBar Bistro, 127 Dorrance St, Providence (Entrance on Pine St) 421-7200, www.sidebar-bistro.com

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Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St. Woonsosket, 765-1900, www.chanseggrollandjazz.com

Fri. 8/3             Michell Wilson, Tribute To Dinah Washington, 8pm, $$

Sat. 8/4            Bellevue Cadillac, jump swing/blues/R&B, 8 & 10pm, $$$, discount for both

Fri. 8/10           Kenny Neal, swamp blues, 8 & 10pm, $$, discount for both

Sat. 8/11          Roomful Of Blues, 8 & 10pm, $$$, discount for both

Sculler’s Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field R, Boston, 617-562-4111, www.scullersjazz.com

Wed. 8/1         Jonathan Batiste & The Stay Human Band, modern jazz, 8pm, $$$

Thurs/Fri 8/2,3  The Yellowjackets, jazz fusion, 8 & 10pm, $$$$

Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Cambridge, 617-661-5000 www.regattabarjazz.com

Wed. 8/1         Hot Club of Detroit, “gypsy” jazz (plus sax and accordion instead of violin,) 7:30pm, $$$

Thur. 8/2          Laurence Hobgood (piano) Quartet, 7:30 & 10pm, $$$

Fri. 8/3             Boubacar Diabate & Sambalolo, Malian griot fusion, 7:30pm, $$

Sun 8/5            Kids Summer Music: Elizabeth Mitchell & You Are My Flower, 4:30pm $$

Mon. 8/6          Courtyard Series – Berklee at the Regattabar: Albino Mbie, unique Afro-jazz, 6-8pm, free

MONDAY, JULY 30

Ronnie Sands, pop & oldies, & Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, DePasquale Sq. Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7-10 pm.

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Escada Restaurant Bar, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 233-0007, www.escadabar.com, 6-10pm.

TUESDAY, JULY 31

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. 6:30-9:30pm.

The Mango Trio, jazz jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootscafeprovidence.com. 7-10pm. No cover.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

Lois Vaughan, jazz, Redwood Library and Athenaeum, 50 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 847-0292, www.redwoodlibrary.org. 2-3 pm. Free.

Summer Concert Series: Frank and Dino and the Vegas Big Band, tribute to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, Garden City Center, Gazebo, Route 2, Cranston. 6-8 pm

Blues on the Beach: Greg Piccolo and Heavy Juice, Westerly Old Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut. tunesonthedunesri.com. 6-8 pm. Free. If rain, in Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave.

Lois Vaughan and Tom Pasquarelli, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Vini Ames and Sh-Bop, oldies, Oakland Beach Gazebo, Oakland Beach Avenue, Warwick. 6:30 pm.

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

Ginny Conley & Bill Moretti, jazz, Caffe Itri, 1686 Cranston St. 942-1970, caffeitri.com. 6:30-9:30pm.

Dick Lupino, Debbie Larkin, Jeff Stout & Mike Renzi, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10pm.

Rick Costa (drums)Trio, w/Gino Rosati, guitar & Joe Potenza, bass, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, 259 Thames St, 7:30-9:30pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

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

Bobby Ferreira and Conny Williams, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Concerts Under the Elms: Pendragon, Celtic, John Brown House Museum, 52 Power St., Providence. 331-8575. RIHS.org. 6:30 pm. $; Rhode Island Historical Society members and children under 12 free. Bring picnic.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, La Cucina 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield 349-4130 7pm Dinner show.

The Mango Trio featuring Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 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.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

The Night Life Big Band, jazz and swing, Chase Farm Park, 669 Great Rd., Lincoln. 6 pm. Free.

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

Johnny Souza, Paul Del Nero & Steve Heck, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10pm.

Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series (15th Annual): Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group, country, Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport. 846-1600, newportwaterfrontevents.com. 6 pm. $$$$$$$

Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.

Bobby Ferreira, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St. Newport RI, 849-3999, 6:30-10pm

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

Ted Casher, Gary Johnson, Chris Taylor & Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com. 7-11 pm. No cover.

Steve Burke, jazz, Edwards, Charles St. North Providence, 475-4455, 7-11pm

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

Newport Jazz Festival Opening Night featuring Dr. John and the Lower 911 and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport. 848-5055, (800) 745-3000, newportjazzfest.net, ticketmaster.com. 8 pm. $$$$ - $$$$$$$$$$

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

Max Cudworth Group, jazz, The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 272-2161, 9pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

Dick Lupino, George Zecher & Pat Cardeiro, jazz, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4pm.

Newport Jazz Festival, Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue (off Ocean Drive), Newport. 848-5055, (800) 745-3000, newportjazzfest.net, ticketmaster.com. Jack DeJohnette All-Stars, Bill Frisell, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, John Ellis and Double-Wide, Ken Peplowski, Evan Christopher, Anat Cohen, The james Carter Organ Trio featuring Rodney James & Miche Braden, Christian McBride's Inside Straight, The bad Plus featuring Bill Frisell, The Pedrito Martinez Group, The Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet, The Dafnis Prieto Sextet, The Jack DeJohnette Group, The Pat Metheny Unity Band featuring Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez & Ben Williams and Dianne Reeves. 11 am-7 pm. $$$$$$$$$, advanced purchase, children and 2-day discounts.

Steve Burke, jazz, Rancho Chico, 52 Washington St., Plainville, Mass. (508) 643-2534. 7-10 pm.

Art Manchester, jazz, Ramada Middletown Hotel, Portofino Bar and Grille, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 pm.

Mary Lou Neville & 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.

The Vini Ames Duo, pop, rock, rhythm and blues and jazz, Top of the Bay, 898 Oakland Beach Ave., Warwick. 921-3663. 7-11 pm.

Joe Potenza Quartet, The Roi, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 272-2161, 8 pm

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

Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Coast Guard House, 40 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 789-0700. 9:30 pm-12:30 am.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

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.

Newport Jazz Festival, Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue (off Ocean Drive), Newport. 848-5055, (800) 745-3000, newportjazzfest.net, ticketmaster.com. The Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, Yuval, Anat & Avishai Cohen, Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project, Jason Moran and the Bandwagon, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, The Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Rudresh Mahanthappa's Samdhi, Gretchen Parlato, Lionel Loueke, Becca Stevens, Miguel Zenon's Rayuela, John Hollenbeck's Claudia Quintet + 1, Kurt Elling, Jenny Scheinman & Bill Frisell and The Lewis Nash Quintet featuring Jeremy Pelt & Jimmy Greene. 11 am-7 pm. $$$$$$$$$, advanced purchase, children and 2-day discounts.

Mary Lou Neville and Bill Moretti, jazz and pop 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

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

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/rock, Billy Goode's, 29 Marlborough St, Newport. 848-5013. 8:30pm-12:30 am.

MONDAY, JULY 30

Ronnie Sands, pop & oldies, & Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, DePasquale Sq. Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 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. $

Steve Burke, jazz, Escada Restaurant Bar, 39 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 233-0007, www.escadabar.com, 6-10pm.


posted by Bill Melone, 08/01/12