Live Jazz Listings  for September/October 2023   WRIU 90.3FM Kingston RI

Live Jazz Listings  for September/October 2023   WRIU 90.3FM Kingston RI


**** if you would like an event to be listed please email [email protected]  (temporarily)  ****  Best if two weeks in advance!

URI Guitar Festival returns  October 18-22

See link for dates, info and venues


URI Fine Arts Center Calendar:

Thurs Sept 21   CUBOP Lives! Featuring the Music Styles of Noro Morales, Tito Puente, Dizzy Gillespie, Mario Bauzá and Machito. Zaccai Curtis, coordinator    8pm $10 students/$15 general

Thurs Oct 12  URI Jazz Combos I   Emmett Goods, coordinator  7:30pm  $15 adults, $10 students

Tues Oct 17   URI Jazz Combos II     Emmett Goods, coordinator  7:30pm  $15 adults, $10 students

Sat  Oct 21  Guitar Fest  : FRENCH NIGHT  8:00 pm

Prelude: Mandolin Trio  Feature Artists:  Matthias Duplessy, Contemporary Guitar  Jeremy Jouve, Classical Guitar   Amit Kavthekar, table   The Great Necks, Guitar Trio  (Adam Levin, Matthew Rohde, Scott Borg)


Askew 150 Chestnut St Providence RI [email protected]

Thurs Sept 21  John Allmark Jazz Quintet 7pm  $10

Fri Oct 20  Buffalo Nichols (slide Steel guitar) with Pete Bernhard of the Devil Makes Three  8/9pm $15


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

Fri Sept 22  Janiva Magness   Soulful Blues diva  $35/40  8pm

Sat Sept 30  Luther “Guitar” Jr’s tribute with Luther’s Magic Rockers All-Stars  8pm $25/30

Fri Oct 6  Sugar Ray & The Bluetones  8pm  $20/25

Sat Oct 7  Joe Moss   high energy Chicago Blues  8pm $20/25

Sat Oct 14  Duke Robillard’s 75th Birthday Bash  8pm $30/35

Sat Oct 21  Bruce Mattson Band NOLA funk/R&B with a Crescent St Swagger  8pm  $15/20

Fri Oct 27  Jeff Pitchell and The Texis Flood  8pm   $25/30

Sat Oct 28  Quinn Sullivan  guitar Blues toured with Buddy Guy  8pm $30/35


Contemporary Theater Company   327 Main St Wakefield RI

Live Jazz Monday nights  7:30pm


Courthouse Center for the Arts  3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston, RI

Sat Sept 23  Duke Robillard Band  7-9:30pm  $26-36


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

Live jazz every Sunday at 6 & 8:30  Leland Baker Trio


Greenvale Vineyards  582 Wapping Rd Portsmouth, RI

Sat Sept 23  Cassandra McKinley  1-4pm

Sat Sept 30  Nicholas King  1-4pm

Sat Oct 7 Annette Sanders, Greg Wardson piano, Dick Lupino bass, Rick Wells drums  1-4pm

Sat Oct 14  Brian James Quintet

Sat Oct 21 Mark Lewis Sax, Greg Wardson piano, Dick Lupino bass, Rick Wells drums  1-4pm

Sat Oct 28  Zahili Gonzalez Zamora  pianist, composer, bandleader and educator 1-4pm


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

Sun Oct 1 Macy Gray & The California Jet Club 6/7pm  $59-69

Wed Oct 18  Upstairs At The Odeum  7:30-9:30  No Cover Local artists


IMAGO FOUNDATION for ART   36 Market St, Warren RI   401-392-1322

Sun Oct  8th, 4 – 6pm   EVENING SKY + 1: TISH ADAMS with: CHRIS BROOKS – Pedal Steel Guitar   GINO ROSATI – Guitar JOE POTENZA – Bass ERIC HASTINGS – Drums


Java Madness  134 Salt Pond Rd  Wakefield RI

Sun Oct 10  To Be Continued Band  New Orleans Jazz  9:30-11:30


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

Sat Sept 23  Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues All Stars  with Special Guest Greg Piccolo 7/8pm $20

Thurs Sept 28  Jazz & Cocktails  with  Mystic Horns 6-8pm  Free

Fri Sept 29   Chris Leigh Band  7/8pm  $15  Blues

Sat Sept 30  Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood  7/8pm   $20

Wed Oct 4  Al Copley Quintet  6:30/7:30-10pm   $15  free dance lessons at 7pm

Fri Oct 6  Diane Blue’s All Star Band  7/8pm  $20

Sat Oct 7   GA20  7/8pm  $20   Blues

Sun Oct 8  Women’s Voices 6  Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez and more  Benefit!  1pm doors /2pm-7pm    benefits Institute For The Musical Arts Rock and Roll Camp for Girls  $15 tax deductible donation

Wed Oct 11 Gary Gramolini & The Grinders 6:30 doors 7:30-10pm music dancing lessons at 7pm $10

Fri Oct 20  Knickerbocker All Stars ft. Brian Templeton and “Monster” Mike Welch  7/8pm  $20


The Met  1005 Main St Pawtucket RI  401-729-1005

Tues Oct 3  New Providence Big Band 6:30/7pm  $10


Music Mansion    88 Meeting St, College Hill, Providence RI  (@ corner of Congdon St)

Sun Sept 24  Tish Adams Jazz Trio  Gino Rosati – Guitar & Joe Potenza – Bass 1-3pm  $20 In Advance (available ONLY from me, via PayPal)   Please send all payments to: [email protected]     $25 @ DOOR, Day of Show – CASH ONLY    $10, with STUDENT ID, @ DOOR, Day of Show – CASH ONLY

Sat Oct 21 “Tish Adams Presents…” Dave Zinno Jazz Trio with Jay Azzolina – guitar & John McKenna – Sax  1-3pm (see above for payment info

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

Fri Sept  22  The Neal McCarthy Problem 8-11:30pm

Sat Sept 23   The New Nasty  8:30-11:55pm

Sun Sept 24  Professor Harp  4-7pm

Sat Sept 30 Kidd Katy  8:30-11:55pm  Funk Rock

Sun Oct 1 Mike Crandall Band 4-7pm

Fri Oct 6 Brass Force 8-11:30pm

Sat Oct 7  Neal & The Vipers 8-11:30pm

Sun Oct 8 Blue F.O. 4-7pm

Sat Oct 14 Mark Cutler and Men Of Great Courage  8:30-11:55pm

Sun Oct 15  Carl Ricci & 706 Union Band 4-7pm


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

Thurs Sept 21  The Harlem Gospel Travelers  7/8pm  $25/28

Fri Sept 22  Walter Trout  7/8pm  $45/48  Blues Rock Guitarist

Sat Sept 23  Vanessa Collier  7/8pm  $33/38  Jazz Sax

Wed Sept 27  Eric Johnson’s Treasure Tour  7/8pm $40/43  rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new-age, classical and even country.

Fri Oct 6  Coco Montoya  7/8pm  $45/48  Blues

Sat Oct 7  Larry McCray  7/8pm  $33/36  Rust belt blues shouter and guitar slinger


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

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


Thu. 21st Ginny and the Gin Boys

Fri. 22nd The Tim Taylor Blues Band

Sat. 23rd 12pm Punks for Pets–9pmTanya McIntyre and The Professors

Sun 24th 4pm 4th Sunday Jazz

Thur. 28th Sad Songs and Waltzes

Fri. 29th Racky Thomas


The Ocean Mist  895 Matunuck Beach Rd  Wakefield

Thurs Sept 21   Greg Piccolo   9-12pm  Blues


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

[email protected]

Sat Sept 23  Funky Submarine  5/6pm  $10  all ages with 2 sets

Sun Oct 1 Silly for Billy Review (music of Billy Stewart)  8/9pm  $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

Sat Sept 23  Joe Parillo & The New Ensemble  7/8pm  $20

Sun Oct 1 First Sunday Jazz with Dan Moretti, Tres Muse  6/7pm  $20


The Red Door   49 Peck St Providence 401.753.9800

** Thank God It’s Monday Jazz Night**

Mon  Sept 25  GCD Trio / Dave Bolender  7-10pm

Mon Oct 9  Greg Silva Trio 7-10pm

Thurs Oct 12  John Allmark Quintet  7-10pm

Mon Oct 16 Joe Potenza & Friends  7-10pm

Mon Oct 23  Leland Baker & Friends   7-10pm



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

Wednesdays Paper Moon Jazz Band 7:30-10pm

Saturdays   Kweku Aggrey & Marcus Grant  Jazz  8-11pm


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

Wednesdays Live Jazz  7pm


The Strand  79 Washington St Providence RI

Fri Sept 22   Oteil & Friends  Jazz/Funk   6:30pm

Tues Nov 7   Lettuce   7 :30/8 :30pm  $35/40   FUNK


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

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