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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 2/17 TO 2/24/2014

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

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

MONDAY, FEB. 17

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

TUESDAY, FEB 18

John Monlos, guitar, Ascots at Norwich Inn, 607 West Thames St, Norwich, CT., 862-425-3630, 6 – 9 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,  FEB. 19

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

Let’s Dance Wednesday: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B, rock, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, free dance lessons, 7 pm,, Music 7:30 – 10 pm,

Joe Esposito, reeds, Greg Wardson, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, pop, standards, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm

THURSDAY,  FEB. 20

JAZZ FOR KIDS w/Tish Adams, vocals, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocals, Dick Lupino, bass/vocal, Greenvale Vineyard Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd, Portsmouth, 847-3777, http://www.greenvale.com/2014/01/16/15th-annual-live-jazz-for-kids/, 1-4 pm, free

Steve Burke, jazz, All American Grille, 1759 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 490-0860. 6-9 pm.

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

Stage Door Live: Catarina Avelar, Portuguese fado, Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 7:30 pm. $$

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

Kelly Joe Phelps, and Sara Azriel, folk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount.

FRIDAY, FEB. 21

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

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

Red Molly and Marc Douglas Berardo, folk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Kristen Graves and Glenn Roth, singer songwriter, folk/pop, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm. $, BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7:30 pm

Dennis Cook, sax, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm. 

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

Gregg Abate, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Gary Johson, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, $.

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

The Racky Thomas (blues harp) Band, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $

NY Funk Exchange, funk, jazz, soul, rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm. $

Michael Rollins and Company, soul and rhythm and blues, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 9 pm.

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

Mr Chubb, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover

SATURDAY,  FEB. 22

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

Ron Sanfilippo, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St, Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm

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

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000. 6-10 pm. 

Dan Moretti, jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 7-10 pm.

The Vini Ames Duo, swing, pop, rhythm and blues and oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11:30 pm. No cover.

Through The Doors, Tribute To The Doors, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com., 8 pm, $$ 

Aztec Two Step, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Fellswater w/Chris & Diane Myers, Celtic, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount, BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7:30 pm

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

John Speziale & Friends, blues, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm. $10. Salsa lessons 8:30-9 pm.

Mac Odam Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover

SUNDAY, FEB. 23

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, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.

Toni Lyn Washington, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 1 – 4 pm, no cover

Amanda Carr, vocals, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Dave Zinno, bass, and Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm 

MONDAY, FEB. 24

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

COMING UP: 

TUESDAY, FEB. 25

The John Badessa Big Band w/Tony DelSignore, swing, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 7:30-10:30 pm. $

SUNDAY, MAR. 2

The John Badessa Band featuring Tony DelSignore, jazz and swing, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2-6 pm. No cover. 18+

SATURDAY, MAR. 8 

Tony Bennett & special guest Antonia Bennett, w/Mike Renzi, piano, Marshall Woods, bass, Gray Sargent, guitar, 220 Weybosset St. Providence, www.ppacri.org, 8 pm, tickets at box office $$$$$ and up.


posted by Bill Melone, 02/17/14