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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 2/24 TO 3/3/2014

(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. 24

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

TUESDAY, FEB 25

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. 

Patricia Barber, The Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, 7 – 10:30 pm,  $

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

WEDNESDAY,  FEB. 26

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

All Night Strut, a musical review of the songs and dances of the 30s and 40s, Ocean State Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, www.oceanstatetheater.org box office 921-6800, $$$$ - $$$$$$, discount for previews 2/26 & 2/27, runs through March 16.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Dan Lord & The Big Shots, blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, free dance lessons, 7 pm,, Music 7:30 – 10 pm,

Greg Abate, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, pop, standards, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm

THURSDAY,  FEB. 27

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

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

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

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Rhode Island Yacht Club, 1 Ocean Ave., Cranston. 941-3335. 7-11 pm. 

Buckwheat Zydeco, zydeco, and Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Little Ugly and James Maple w/ Zach Schmdt, indie folk, indie rock, singer songwriter, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm. $, BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7:30 pm

Dave Burdett, Chris Taylor, and, 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.

Pat Loncar, vocals, Diamond Centofanti, piano, Gino Rosati, guitar, 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 Love Dogs feat/ Sax Gordon Beadle, swing, rhythm and blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

Wayne Escoffery, The Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, 8 pm, $, 

Johnny and the  East Coast Rockers, funk, jazz, soul, rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm. $

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

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

SATURDAY,  MAR. 1

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

Lois Vaughan, 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. 

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. 

Brittany Haas Trio w/Smith & Moreland, acoustic originals, Lily Pads, 27 North Road, Peace Dale, www.music atlilypads.org. tickets at local merchants or brownpapertickets.com 7:30 pm 

Wayne Escoffery, tenor, The Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, 8 pm, $, 

Cajun and Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball (22nd Annual), Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad Street), Cranston. 783-3926, mardigrasri.comSteve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Leroy Thomas and Zydeco Roadrunners and The Hot Tamale Brass Band. 6 pm-midnight. $$$$ advanced purchase discount (by Feb. 28)

The Dixie Diehards Jazz Band, Dixieland jazz, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount.

Sugar Ray and The Bluetones, New England Blues Band of The Year, CD release “Here We Go”, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com., 8 pm, $$ 

Peter Yarrow, folk, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Melissa Ferrick, Americana, alt. country, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Becky Chase Band, roots rock, 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. 

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

SUNDAY, MAR. 2

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.

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

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+

John McKenna, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, and Mike Coffey , drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm 

Bill Harley, Mark Cutler, Dave Tilley, The Rhode Island Feminist Chorus, Marc Levitt and Len Cabral, tribute to Pete Seeger, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 4-6 pm.

Paul Geremia, acoustic blues, Shady Lea Mill Suite #200, 215 Shady Lea Road, North Kingstown,  by Lily Pads, www.musicatlilypads.org. tickets at local merchants or brownpapertickets.com 5 pm 

Nicolas King w/Mike Renzi, A One Night Only Event Benefiting the Live Music Initiative, Ocean State Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, www.oceanstatetheater.org box office 921-6800, 7:30 pm, $$$$

Tinsley Ellis, guitar blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926 ,  narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Eric Bloom and the Hired Guns, Fungus Amungus, Resin Ed and AbleThought,jazz, rhythm and blues, funk and rock, Spot Underground, 101 Richmond St., Providence. 383-7133, thespotprovidence.com. 9 pm. $ advance; $12 door. 18+

MONDAY, MAR. 3

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

COMING UP: 

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, 02/24/14

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 2/24 TO 3/3/2014

(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. 24

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

TUESDAY, FEB 25

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. 

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

WEDNESDAY,  FEB. 26

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

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Dan Lord & The Big Shots, blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, free dance lessons, 7 pm,, Music 7:30 – 10 pm,

Greg Abate, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, pop, standards, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm

THURSDAY,  FEB. 27

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

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

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

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Rhode Island Yacht Club, 1 Ocean Ave., Cranston. 941-3335. 7-11 pm. 

Buckwheat Zydeco, zydeco, and Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Little Ugly and James Maple w/ Zach Schmdt, indie folk, indie rock, singer songwriter, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm. $, BYO drinks and food, Doors open 7:30 pm

Dave Burdett, Chris Taylor, and, 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.

Pat Loncar, vocals, Diamond Centofanti, piano, Gino Rosati, guitar, 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 Love Dogs feat/ Sax Gordon Beadle, swing, rhythm and blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

Johnny and the  East Coast Rockers, funk, jazz, soul, rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm. $

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

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

SATURDAY,  MAR. 1

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

Lois Vaughan, 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. 

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.

Cajun and Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball (22nd Annual), Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad Street), Cranston. 783-3926, mardigrasri.comSteve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Leroy Thomas and Zydeco Roadrunners and The Hot Tamale Brass Band. 6 pm-midnight. $$$$ advanced purchase discount (by Feb. 28)

The Dixie Diehards Jazz Band, Dixieland jazz, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount.

Sugar Ray and The Bluetones, New England Blues Band of The Year, CD release “Here We Go”, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com., 8 pm, $$ 

Peter Yarrow, folk, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Melissa Ferrick, Americana, alt. country, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Becky Chase Band, roots rock, 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. 

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

SUNDAY, MAR. 2

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.

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

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+

ABC Trio w/guest, 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 

Tinsley Ellis, guitar blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926 ,  narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Eric Bloom and the Hired Guns, Fungus Amungus, Resin Ed and AbleThought,jazz, rhythm and blues, funk and rock, Spot Underground, 101 Richmond St., Providence. 383-7133, thespotprovidence.com. 9 pm. $ advance; $12 door. 18+

MONDAY, MAR. 3

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

COMING UP: 

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, 02/24/14