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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/31 TO 1/14/13

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

MONDAY, DEC 31

The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6-10 pm.

The Fat City Band, blues and swing, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$ (advance reservation required) includes dinner and toast.

Bobby Ferreira, piano, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 8 pm to midnight  

Dick Lupino, Paul Nagel, Fred DeChristofaro and Jeff Fountain, jazz, Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 mary St., Newport. 846-6200. 9 pm-1 am.

TUESDAY, JAN 1

Roger Ceresi, Jon Hathaway and Richard Ribb, rock and rhythm and blues, Bon Vue Inn, 1230 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 789-0696. 1-4:30 pm. $$ donation includes buffet. Benefit for Point Judith Fishermen Scholarship Fund. New Year's Day swim at Salty Brine Beach, noon.

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

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2

Eric Bloom and the Funky Autocrats, funk and rhythm and blues, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 9 pm. No cover. All ages.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.

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

THURSDAY, JAN. 3

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.

Lake Street Dive, feat./Rachael Price, The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT, www.katharinehepburntheater.org/ (860) 510-0453, $$$

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

R.A. Fish's Global Jazz Ensemble, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 6-9 pm.

Don McLean and the Jazz Strollers, Pancho O'Malley's, Mariner Square, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 782-2290. 5-8 pm.

Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover.

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. $

FRIDAY, JAN. 4

Dawn Chung, piano, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Stan Holtzman, piano, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

Art Manchester, winds, John Monllos, guitar, Alex Chapman, drums & Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333,aspirerestaurant.com. 7:30-11:30 pm.

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

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

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

Lake Street Dive, jazz, folk and pop, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount.

Greg Piccollo & Heavy Juice, blues, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 5

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4-6 pm.

Rod Luther, piano, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Barbara Slater & Friends, feat/Yvonne Monnett, Simply Devine Restaurant, 125 Water St., Warren, www.simplydevinerestaurant.com, 246-2340, 8pm

The Greg Abate Sextet featuring Arnie Krakowsky, Eric Bloom, Kent Hewitt, Todd Baker and Gary Johnson,  jazz, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

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

The Tony Cipolla Group, jazz and standards, Roi Food and Music, 150 Chestnut St., Providence. 272-2161. 8-11:30 pm. No cover.

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

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4-6 pm.

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

Christina Ohlman and Rebel Montez, Americana, blues and rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070,theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

SUNDAY, JAN. 6

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano's, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm.

The Calamari Brothers featuring Steve Cass, swing, Edward's Restaurant and Lounge, 1058 Charles St., North Providence. 475-4455. 6-10 pm.

Roger Ceresi's All Starz, rhythm and blues and swing, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2-6 pm. No cover. 18+.

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

The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.

Gordan Michaels, jazz and pop brunch, Chapel Grille restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. Noon-3 pm.

 Sweet P and the Who's Dat Band, jazz and blues jam, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootsprovidence.com. 7-11 pm. $5; musicians free.

MONDAY,  JAN. 7

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

TUESDAY,  JAN. 8

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

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm.

WEDNESDAY,  JAN. 9

Eric Bloom and the Funky Autocrats, funk and rhythm and blues, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 9 pm. No cover. All ages.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.

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

THURSDAY,  JAN. 10

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

Sweet Little Variety Show, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootsprovidence.com. 7:30-8:30 pm.

FRIDAY,  JAN. 11

Nick Sanfilippo, piano, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Lois Vaughan, piano, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

Dennis McCarthy, vocals, Paul Bouley, piano, Vinny Pagano, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333,aspirerestaurant.com. 7:30-11:30 pm.

Richard Huntly, piano, Al Bernstein, bass and Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750, 8 pm.

Chris O’Leary, mouth harp blues, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

SATURDAY,  JAN. 12

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4-6 pm.

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

Sunny Crownover, w/Duke Robillard Band, blues, CD release: “Right Here, Right Now,” Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

NRBQ, feat/Terry Adams, The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT, www.katharinehepburntheater.org/ (860) 510-0453, $$$$

Eight To The Bar, swing/jump blues, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootsprovidence.com. 9 pm – 12 m, $. 

SUNDAY,  JAN. 13

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

Jeff Fielder, jazz and pop brunch, Chapel Grille restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. Noon-3 pm.

MONDAY,  JAN. 14

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

COMING UP

Friday & Saturday Jan 25 & 26: John Medeski, w/Dave Zinno & Bob Gullottti, Fete, 103 Dike St. Providence, 383-1112, www.fetemusic.com $$$

Sunday, Jan 27, The Birdland Big Band, Tommy Igoe, conductor, The Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, www.parktheatreri.com 467-7275 $$$


posted by Bill Melone, 01/03/13