Live Jazz Listings  for May 2024   WRIU 90.3FM Kingston RI (updated 5/14/24)

Live Jazz Listings  for May 2024   WRIU 90.3FM Kingston RI (updated 5/14/24)


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Calvacade of Bands  from the Providence Federation of Musicians

Tues May 28  5:30pm-10:30pm   Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet   60 Rhodes Place Cranston


Askew  150 Chestnut St  Providence

Thurs May 16   John Allmark Jazz Quintet   7pm   $11.54

Sat Jun 1  The Agents, The Hempsteadys    8pm  $19.62


The Blue Room  2197 Broad St  Cranston RI 401-263-6171 (note… jazz related shows indicated but there is a lot more going on!  Check the website)

Tues May 14  7-10pm   Broadway Singalong  with Eden Casteel   $2

Wed May 15   7-10pm  Ashe & Co.  tenor sax  $10

Fri May 17   2 shows 7-9pm, 10-12pm   Front & Center  $15

Sat May 18   9-12pm   James Montgomery Trio  Blues  $15

Sun May 19  2-3:30pm    Front & Center  $15

Tues May 21    7-9pm   Ida Zecco and Jim Rice   $10

Wed May 22   9-10pm  Newport Jazz House Band led by Leland Baker   10-12pm Jam   $10 for audience, free for musicians who play (plus 1 drink)  “We invite musicians of all levels and ages to join each session. Non-performing patrons are also invited to attend and watch each session. NOTE: Backline is provided by the club, along with drums and piano, all other musicians are expected to bring their instruments

Sun May 26  6-9pm   Kim Trusty Band   Blues   $15

Wed May 29  7-10pm   Tony Bennett’s Band – An evening of instrumental Jazz music with Gray Sargent | Marshall Wood | Bob Sagnella | Vinny Pagano   $10


Chan’s 267 Main St, Woonsocket RI 401-761-1900

Thurs May 16   Lil Ed & The Blue Imperials  $25/30

Sat May 18   Greg Abate Super Quartet Gemini Night  Tim Ray Trio, John Lockwood bass and Mark Walker drums

Sat May 25   James Montgomery Blues Band  $25/30  8pm

Sat Jun 1    Rick Estrin and the Nightcaps  CD Release party  $30/35  8pm   Blues

Fri Jun 7    Diane Blue All-Star Band  with Special Guest Chris Fitz  $20/25  8pm


Courtland Club 51 Courtland St, Providence, RI 02909  (401) 227-9300

Live jazz every Sunday at 6 & 8:30  Leland Baker & friends    The 8:30pm show is strictly ages 21+. Guests under age 21 are welcome at the 6pm show, provided that they are accompanied by someone 21 or older.   Reservations are strongly recommended  : our $20 per person reservation deposit is not an admission charge — it will be refunded, as long as you show up.


Greenvale Vineyards   582 Wapping Rod Portsmouth, RI  401-847-3777

Live Jazz   Saturdays   12-3pm

Sat May18  12-3pm  Jim Porcella, vocal  Greg Wardson, piano  Mark Pucci, bass  Rick Wells, drums

Sat May 25  Los Duderinos  12-3pm

Sat Jun 1  Brian James Quartet  12-3pm


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

Wed  May 15  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.   7:30 – 9:30 Capacity is limited! No cover, but we’ll pass the hat to tip our musicians!

Jun 18  Tower of Power  7/8pm  $73/83    Funk & Soul

Thur July 18  Stanley Jordan  7/8pm   $35/40


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

Thur May 30   D Train Jazz Band  6-8pm  No Cover  sponsored by Grey Sail Brewing

Fri May 31   GA-20   7/8pm  $20/25   Blues Cody Nilson opening


The Met  Hope Artiste Village,  1005 Main Street  Pawtucket, RI


Music Mansion  88 Meeting St Providence (corner of Congdon St)

Sat May 18  1-3pm   Tish Adams presents   THE LELAND BAKER QUINTET  MATT MARCUS – piano  KWEKU AGGREY – bass  MARCUS GRANT – drums  NOAH CAMPBELL – tenor sax        LELAND BAKER – tenor sax   Tickets Available @ the door  $25 Gen/$10 with Student ID  *$20 In Advance, with your PayPal account  *Send to PayPal payments to:  [email protected]   No later than 24 hours before showtime


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

Sun May 19  The Undaunted Professor Harp  4-7pm  Blues

Sun May 26   Cee Cee & The Riders   4-7pm

Thur May  30   Megan Chenot  8-11pm


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

Thurs May 16    Shemekia Copeland   7/8pm   $43/45

Fri May 17   Chris Smither with Special Guest Peter Mulvey  $43/45  7/8pm

Fri May 24  Louisiana Calling with The Sonny Landreth Band and The Iguanas  $43/47  7/8pm

Sat Jun 1   The Tarbox Ramblers  $30/33  7/8pm


Nick-A-Nee’s 75 South Street Providence RI 401-861-7290 (check facebook page)

**Marty Ballou & Friends  every Tuesday  8pm **

April Music Schedule

*Every Monday The House Combo

Thu. 16th Josh Grabert and Friends

Fri. 17th The Accidenta Allstars

Sat. 18th  4pm Old Time Jam–9pm Pat Halpin and The 351s

Sun 19th 4pm Juxo and Benny–9pm Charlie McNeal

Thur. 23rd Killer Kane and the Blue F.O.’s

Fri. 24th The Free Radicals

Sat. 25th 4pm Gary Cummings and the Low Key 3–9pm Tanya McIntyre and the Professors

Sun. 26th 4pm 4th Sunday Jazz–9pm Steve Donovan

Thur. 30th The South Coast Brass Band

Fri. 31st The Chris Monti Band


The Ocean Mist  895 Matunuck Beach Rd  Wakefield

Thursdays   Ocean Mystics with RI musicians rotating each week  6-9pm No Cover  21+ after 8pm

5/16 Greg Piccolo

Sat May 25  Steve Smith & The Nakeds   9-12pm  $10/15


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

[email protected]

Fri May 24  Kim Trusty  5/6pm   $10

Sat May 25   The Sweat P Blues Band w/ Paul Williams & Crew  5/6pm  $10

Thur May 30  Firebath  11 Piece Jazz Band Journey   7/7:30pm  $10


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

Sun May 19  Paula Clare & Friends  6/7pm  $20

Fri May 24  Side Maiga & Afrimanding  7/8pm  $15

Sat Jun 1   Ravi Shavi  with Matt Fraza Band  7/8pm  $15

Sun Jun 2  Dan Moretti’s All-Awesome Quintet  6/7pm  $20


The Red Door   49 Peck St Providence 401.753.9800

** Thank God It’s Monday Jazz Night**  NO COVER

Mon May 20  Nick DiMaria & Indigo Seven  7pm

Mon May 27  Joe Potenza, Keith Munslow, Eric Hastings  7pm

Mon Jun 3  James Winner Quartet  7pm

Mon Jun 10  Jazz Current  7pm


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

Wednesdays Live Jazz  7pm