Jazz Listing 12/31/17


(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm)

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 (NEW YEARS EVE) Call for reservations, schedule, inclusions

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 a.m.-2 pm

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

Narraganett Beer’s 125 Anniversary & New Years Celebration: The Silks, The Copasetics, and special guests, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 9

The Sound of Newport Band w/Alan Berstein, bass, Johnny’s Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 847-2540, for reservations

2018 New Years Eve, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. special dinner menu and champagne toast at midnight, Beers pour at four, and music starts at 8:30.

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Ritrovo Pub and Grille, 1050 Main St., East Greenwich. 8 p.m.-12:30 am

(SOLD OUT) A Midnight Masquerade: The New Providence Big Band w/Katie Kleyla, swing standards, dance, pop, The Ballroom at Providence G, 100 Dorrance St. Providence, 8 pm -2am

Neal and The Vipers, dance, rock, food from local restaurants, raffles, prizes, The Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, 782-1018. courthousearts.org. 7:30 pm, music 8:30 p.m.

M.Rubi — Miraj: jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grille, 289 Atwells Ave., Providence. 274-6000. 8:30 p.m.

Susan Iacobellis: jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grille, 976 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. 349-4979. 8:30 pm.

The Duke Robillard Band, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm

Revue New Years Eve, Empire Revue, host Keith Munslow, Matt and Amy Duo, Superchief Trio, also comedians, magicians, AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence, revue-years-eve.brownpapertickets.com, for reservations, information at 831-9327, as220.org, 9 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mary Andrews, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, Grace Vanderbuilt Hotel, 41 Mary St. Newport, 846-6200 dinner packages reservations also available, 9pm – 1am

Fat City Band, reservations include dinner buffet, hats, noise makers, midnight champagne toast, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 9 pm

Steve Burke Duo: jazz, Tumblesalts Cafe, 1 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 348-0557. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Down City: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m. to midnight.

Steve Smith and the Nakeds: rhythm and blues, rock, The Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick. 681-4743, www.crownehotelwarwick.com. 9:30 pm to 1 am

Brass Attack, dance, rhythm and blues, top 40, Snookers, 53 Ashburton St., Providence. 351-7665. 10 p.m.




Brian James Quartet, w/Brian Broullard, saxophones, Seth Hajian, guitar, Mike Jacobs, drums, Jeff Dilorio, bass, debut album release: “Lower Ward,” fusion jazz, (jazz, rock, funk, R&B,) Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m


The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. doors 8 pm, show 8:30, All ages.