Live Jazz Listings  for July 2023   WRIU 90.3FM Kingston RI

Live Jazz Listings  for July 2023   WRIU 90.3FM Kingston RI ***see end of listings for free town listings***


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Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 13-16 FREE  See:


Newport Jazz Fest Tickets are on sale August 4-6, 2023… Show schedule link


Jamestown Summer Concert Series

2023 Summer Concert Series    Sundays – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm   East Ferry Memorial Square

July 9th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: The Greg Sherrod Band

Greg Sherrod has achieved a major media presence that has reached over 3,000 Facebook fans of all ages. Greg has made personal appearances on The Today Show through his achievements with the “Clash of the Choirs”.

July 16th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Steamy Windows

No matter the genre, our emphasis is on danceable grooves, quality musicianship, and a high-energy vibe. Soul / Funk / R&B / Motown / Rock / Blues

July 23th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Howlin Rhodes

Local R&B / Country / Swing band sure to knock your socks off!

July 30th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Cee Cee and the Riders

A five-piece blues band specializing in traditional blues sound and style. Songs by legends of blues such as Muddy Waters, Freddie King, and Albert King make up a large part of our song list, but we also play some R&B and soul tunes for variety and fun.

August 6th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Catnip Junkies

These talented musicians specialize in the iconic sounds of New Orleans jazz, swing and brass band music to create a truly unique and unforgettable experience. From classic tunes to modern hits, their repertoire has something for everyone, ensuring that your toes will be tapping all night long.

August 13th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Bowling Shoes

Combining upbeat rhythm, energetic guitar, and playful vocal melodies, Bowling Shoes can be described as a modern power pop band, with an influence in new wave and art rock.

August 20th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Greg Abate

A jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer continues as an International Jazz/Recording Artist with 225 days a year touring the globe.

August 27th, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: The Jamestown Community Band

Join the Jamestown Community Band, made up of about 30 talented musicians from the Island, for an evening of classic large band music.


North Kingstown Town Beach  36 Beach St North Kingstown

July 11, 2023, 6:30pm – Gov’s Own 88th Army Band Concert(Big Band)


Chan’s 267 Main St, Woonsocket RI 401-765-1900  check for prices

Fri June 30  James Montgomery Blues Band  $25/30  8pm

Sat July 1  Papa Chubby  $35/40  8pm

Fri July 7  Mark Cutler & Men of Great Courage $15/20  8pm

Sat July 8  Greg Abate & Paul Delnero Super Quartet  $25/30  8pm

Fri July 14  Selwyn Birchwood CD Release Party $30/35  8pm

Sat July 15 Kate Russo’s “Piece of My Pearl” Tribute to Janice Joplin $20/25   8pm

Fri Sat July 21-22  Salute to the Commander 2 NIGHTS of COMMANDER CODY MUSIC as we pay tribute to our late friend and brilliant artist extraordinaire GEORGE FRAYNE. Featuring a reunion of members of THE LEGENDARY COMMANDER CODY BAND…THE LOST PLANET AIRMEN WITH HORNS.

Thurs July 27  Watermelon Slim  William P. Homans lll, professionally known as Mississippi blues singer Watermelon Slim is the real deal.  $20/25


Greenvale Vineyards  582 Wapping Rd Portsmouth, RI

Sat July 1   Shawn Monteiro, Matt Dechanplain, Dick Lupino, Rick Wells  1-4pm

Sat July 8   Brian James Quintet   2-5pm

Sat July 15  Stephanie Nakasian, Greg Wardson, Dick Lupino and Rick Wells 1-4pm

Sat July 22 & July 29  La Mechante et Le Connard  Franco-American Acoustic Duo  1-4pm

Sat Aug 5  Cassandre McKinley w/Greg Wardson, Dave Mattacks, Bob Nieske  1-4pm


Greenwich Odeum 59 Main St. East Greenwich RI 401-885-4000

Wed July 19  Upstairs at the Odeum every third Wednesday – join us for a curated night of jazz Upstairs at the Odeum. Kick back and unwind during an intimate evening of great music performed by local artists in the Odeum balcony lounge.Brendan Carniaux is bringing bassist Evan Carley and drummer Paul Dimartino with him for this inaugural night.   7:30 – 9:30   Capacity is limited – so get here early!   No cover, but we’ll pass the hat to tip our musicians!


The Knickerbocker Music Center   35 Railroad Ave, Westerly RI 401-315-5070

Wed June 28  Cherry Pie  Let’s Dance Wednesday  doors 6:30 music 7:30-10  $10  Free dance lessons starting at 7pm

Thurs June 29  Jazz & Cocktails at the Knick  FREE  sponsored by Grey Sail Brewing  The D Train Jazz Band  6-8pm

Fri July 7  Eight To The Bar (Swing/Boogie Woogie/Rhythm & Blues/Soul and Motown)  $15  7/8pm

Sat July 8  The Toneshifters & Wolly Mammoth $15  7/8pm

Sat July 15   Neal Vitullo & the Vipers  $15 7/8pm

Sat July 22   Chris Leigh Band  $15 7/8pm  Blues

Sat July 29   90th Anniversary of The Knickerbocker Café with the Knickerbocker All-Stars $20 7/8pm


Narragansett Café  25 Narragansett Ave,  Jamestown RI 401-423-2150

Thurs June 29  Nolan Leite  blues  8-9pm

Fri June 30  The Teledynes  8-11:30pm

Sat July 1  Smokin’ Toads  8-11:30pm

Sun July 2 Cee Cee & The Riders  4-7pm

Thurs July 6 KVQ Jazz Groove with Ken Vario 7:30-10:30pm

Fri July 7  Neil & The Vipers 8-11:30pm

Sat July 8   Steve Smith & The Nakeds  8-11:30pm

Sun July 9  Professor Harp  4-7pm

Wed July 12  Fausto Palma  Soundscapes on the guitar, sarangi, and ud  8-11pm

Thurs July 13 They Were Robots  Rock, Funk, Jazz and Punk 8-11pm

Fri July 14   The Naticks  8-11:30pm

Sat July 15  Farm Dog  8-11:30pm

Sun July 16  The Delta Generators  4-7pm


Narrows Center For The Arts   16 Anawan Street Fall River, MA 508-324-1926

Thurs June 29    Eddie 9V  $23/25  7/8pm

Wed July 12    Tab Benoit  $48/50  7/8pm  Sold Out

Fri July 14  Bettye LaVette  $48/50  7/8pm

Wed Aug 2  Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart ft. Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Mark Schatz, Bryan Sutton   $78/83  7/8pm


Nick-A-Nee’s 75 South Street Providence RI 401-861-7290

Thur. 29th Lisa Marie and All Shook Up

Fri. 30th The Dick Clarkes

Sun July 9  Geo Trio and Matthew Alec and the Soul Electric  4-7pm


The Parlour Providence 1119 N. Main St. Providence, RI 401-383-5858

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Thurs June 29  The Sweet Pea Blues Band  with Paul Williams and Crew $10 8/9pm


Perro Solado 19 Charles St Newport RI  Perro Solado 19 Charles St Newport RI  401-619-4777

Mondays  John Monllos   5:30-8:30pm   Jazz guitar


Pumphouse Music Works 1464 Kingstown Rd Peace Dale, RI

Sat July 1 Mark Cutler & Men Of Great Courage   7pm

Sun July 2   First Sunday Jazz with Dan Moretti 6pm

Sun July 16 Duke Robillard 7pm

Sun July 23  Bobby Keyes Trio 6pm

Sat July 29  Neal & The Vipers 7pm


The Red Door   49 Peck St Providence 401.753.9800

Mon July 10  Nick DiMaria Trio 7-10pm

Thurs July 13 John Allmark Quintet 7-10pm

Mon July 17 John Vaughan & Friends  7-10pm

Mon July 26  Joe Potenza Trio 7-10pm

Mon July 31 Dan Liparini Trio 7-10pm


The Royal Bobcat 422 Atwells Ave Providence RI [email protected]

Saturdays   Kweku Aggrey & Marcus Grant  Jazz  8-11pm

Wed June 28  Paper Moon Jazz Band  7:30-10pm


Sardella’s Italian Rest  30 Memorial Blvd Newport   401-849-6312

Wednesdays Live Jazz  7pm


Union Station Brewery  36 Exchange Terrace Providence, RI  401-274-2739

Wednesdays   Funk & Jazz Night  8-11pm  Soul Pocket with Leland Baker