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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/19 TO 7/29/2013

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

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

 

FESTIVALS: BOSTON SUMMER ARTS WEEKEND, JUL7 26-28, COPLEY PLAZA, (free)

 

FRIDAY, JULY 26: 7 pm, Noe Socha, guitar blues; 7:20 pm, Della Mae, Americana/bluegrass quintet, 8:20 pm, Dr. John and the Nite Trippers, NOLA sound; 9:20 pm, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, trad. jazz.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 27:  11:30 am, Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys, children’s music; 12:30 pm, Airborne Comedians, children’s juggling; 2 pm, Ben Rudnick and Friends, children’s music; 3:30 pm, Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele; 5 pm, Carlos Nunez & Friends, pipes, Celtic/Spanish; 6:30 pm, Red Baraat, 8-piece, Indian jazz/funk/hip hop; 8 p m, Session Americana & Guests, 9:30 pm, Angelique Kidjo, Afropop/jazz/Congolese/world,

 

SUNDAY, JULY 28:  1 pm, New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble; 1:40 pm, Bostorn Conservatory Broadway Revue, 2:45 pm, Boston Landmarks Orch. Spanish; 4:30 pm, Alison Krauss, Country

SEE: Info at: http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/summer_arts_weekend/2013/FAQ/# and schedule at:  http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/summer_arts_weekend/2013/friday/

FRIDAY,  JULY 19

Roomful of Blues, rhythm and blues, and Dennis Jennson, pop and rock, South County Hot Air Balloon Festival, URI Athletic Fields, Route 138, Kingston.southcountyballoonfest.com. 4:30 pm. $; half for children 14 and under; family discount. Benefit for charities of the Rotary Club of Wakefield.

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

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

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

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

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

Ted Casher, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Zac Casher, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com 7:30-11:30pm No cover Free valet parking.

Eric Darius and Daniel McClain, jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, Outdoor Patio, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 7:30 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount.

Fran Curly Quartet, jazz, Roi Food and Music, 150 Chestnut St, Providence. 272-2161, theroiprov.com. 6-9pm. No cover.

Doug Demming and Dennis Guenling and the Jewel Tones, blues, jump blues and rock, 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 pm-midnight

SATURDAY,  JULY 20

Newport Blues and BBQ Festival (2nd Annual), Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, America's Cup Avenue, Newport. (800) 745-3500,newportwaterfrontevents.comThe James Cotton Blues Band, Matt "Guitar" Murphy, Southside and the Asbury Jukes, Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, Quinn Sullivan, Rick Russell and the Cadillac Horns and The Big Cat Blues Band. Noon-10 pm. $$$$$$ advanced purchase discount.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Annette Sanders, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, 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. 4-6 pm.

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

Ron Sanfilippo, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524,thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

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

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

The Reggie Centracchio Band featuring Barry DeRossi, Judy DeRossi and John Badessa swing, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 7-10 pm  

The Dick Willner Band, rhythm and blues and oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11:30 pm. No cover.

Village Harmony, Appalachian, sea chanteys and gospel, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $; half price for children and seniors.

Bobby Ferreira, Conny Williams Jazz Duo, Bistro 162, 162 Broadway, Newport, 619-5955, www.bistro162newport.com, 8-11 pm.

Afro Funk & Brazilian Groove w/Dende, Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. 272-7422, rootsprovidence.com. 8 pm. $

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

SUNDAY, JULY 21

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

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

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

RPM Voices of Rhode Island, gospel, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., Newport. rpmvoices.com. 3 pm. $$; $$$$$ includes brunch 1-3 pm; $$$$$$$$$$$$$$ VIP. Rain or shine.

Wakefield Jazz Sessions w/Manny Morales, trumpet, The Contemporary Theater Co., 327 Main St, Wakefield, 218-0282, www.thecontemporarytheater.com, 2-5 pm, $ donation

Milt Javery, R&B and jazz, Jamestown Fish, 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-3474. 4:30-7:30 pm.

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

MONDAY, JULY 22

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

Ronnie Sands, pop and oldies, and Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7-11 pm.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Lois Vaughan 5-Piece Jazz Band, Concert at Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd. (just East of the Cliff Walk) Newport, 6-7:30 pm, free, bring lawn chairs/blankets & non-alcoholic refreshments and food  

Howard Drye, Brian Drye, Mike McGinnis, Jeff Hermanson, Dan Fabricatoreand Vinnie Sperrazza, jazz, Calabrese Club, 28 Pleasant St., Westerly. 596-9186. 7 pm. $$. CD release party.

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

The John Badessa Big Band featuring Bob Mainelli, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 7:30-10:30 pm. $

Steve Burke, jazz, Campino's Restaurant and Sports, 218 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-5800. 7-10 pm.

WEDNESDAY,  JULY 24

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

Wendy Klein, jazz, Trolley Shelter, Blackstone Boulevard and Elmgrove Avenue, Providence. 6-7:30 pm. Free. Rain date: July 31, bring lawn chairs or blanket

Milt Javery rhythm and blues and jazz, Jamestown Fish, 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-3474. 6-8 pm.

The Moldy Suitcases, jazz and blues, 6:30-8 pm, Ballard Park, Hazard Road, Newport. 619-3377. Free.

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

Northeast Navy Showband, swing, jazz and patriotic, Weaver Library lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 6:30 pm. Free. Bring lawn chairs/blanket.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Ida Zecco, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm.

THURSDAY,  JULY 25

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.

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Jamestown Fish, 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-3474. 6-8 pm.

Al Basile, swing, John Brown House Museum lawn, 50 Power St., Providence. 331-8575. 6:30-8 pm. $; Rhode Island Historical Society members and children under 12 free.

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. $

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

FRIDAY,  JULY 26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joe Potenza and Guests, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com 7:30-11:30pm No cover Free valet parking.

Marco Pignaturo World Jazztet featuring Cory Pesaturo, Laszlo Gardony, Jorge Perez-Albeta and John Lockwood, 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 pm-midnight

SATURDAY,  JULY 27

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Joe Esposito, sax, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, 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. 4-6 pm.

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

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

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

 

Ginny Conley and Bill Moretti, jazz, Metacomet Country Club, 500 Veterans Memorial Pkwy., East Providence. 438-1122. 6:30-9:30 pm. Reservations required.

Bobby Ferreira, Conny Williams Jazz Duo, Bistro 162, 162 Broadway, Newport, 619-5955, www.bistro162newport.com, 8-11 pm.

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

The Rebirth Brass Band, rhythm and blues and jazz, Manchester 65, 65 Manchester St., West Warwick. manchester65.com. 9 pm. $20-$25. All ag  

The Moldy Suitcases, jazz and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm-1 am. No cover.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

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

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

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

Wakefield Jazz Sessions w/Manny Morales, trumpet, The Contemporary Theater Co., 327 Main St, Wakefield, 218-0282, www.thecontemporarytheater.com, 2-5 pm, $ donation

Milt Javery, R&B and jazz, Jamestown Fish, 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. 423-3474. 4:30-7:30 pm.

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 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. $; musicians free.

MONDAY, JULY 29

Ronnie Sands, pop and oldies, and Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Venda/Costantino's Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7-11 pm.

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, AUGUST 2

Greg Abate, sax, w/Howard Alden, guitar, jazz, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm, $$

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

Frank Potenza, guitar/vocals, Diamond Centofanti, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm, $$

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 – SUNDAY AUGUST 4; SEE: http://newportjazzfest.net/


posted by Bill Melone, 07/19/13