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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 2/4/2019 TO 2/11/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org: Under “Recent Blog Posts” click on Jazz Listings or at the top of the page click on Information tab then on Jazz Listings.

(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)

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

Ana Popovic, guitar, vocals, “queen of European blues,” new album release “Like It On Top,”Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. all ages

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Joanne Lurgio w/special guest English Row, acoustic open mic, Pub on Park, Legion Bowl and Billiards, 661 Park Ave., Cranston. 641-5815. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sign-up 7 p.m.

(SOLD OUT) Ana Popovic, guitar, vocals, “queen of European blues,” new album release “Like It On Top,”Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. (see Monday, February 4)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Vini Ames Trio: pop, oldies, Valentines Luncheon, Venus de Milo Restaurant and Banquets, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea. (508) 678-3901. Call for reservations, noon to 4 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Sorrento’s Restaurant 1848 Smith St., North Providence. 353-8800. 6-9 p.m.

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, piano, Becky Bass, vocals, steel drums, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 6 – 9 pm   

CAV Jazz Night: Alexus Lee w/Jake Menendez, acoustic jazz, CAV, 14 Imperial Place, Providence, 751-9164, cavrestaurant.com, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Brenda Keen, vocals. Alan Bernstein, bass, Steve Heck, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Tim Taylor, harmonica, vocals, and the VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 7:30 -10:30 pm

Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker (sax) and Friends, Acacia Club, Prince Hall Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 8-11 pm.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Steve Burke: jazz, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 6-9 p.m.

Grizzlies, indie soul/funk, opening: People Eating Plastic, instumental math, progressive shred, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks & food available, 7-11 pm

Live Jazz Night: TBA check with venue, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. doors open 4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 –11 p.m

Odeum Classic Films: Singin’ In The Rain, w/Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St. East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors 7:30, show 8 pm.

Zoink Zular and the Galactic Shag, sextet, Zappa meets Bowie?, Bochek opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

Gracie Day, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 1 Morgan Ave., North Providence, 349-0557, 12 n – 3 pm.

John, guitar. Joanne, vocals. Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 401) 847-5506, 7pm to 10pm

Joe Parillo & Friends: jazz, Music Mansion, 88 Meeting St., Providence. 486-5731. 7:30 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) Trio, w/Tish Adams, vocals, Willie Myette, piano, jazz, blues, standards, White Ash Cigar Lounge, 413 Central Ave, Pawtucket, 726-1715, whiteashri.com. 8 – 11 pm.

Montgomery Gentry: country, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Charlie Hall’s Ocean State Follies, YEAR-IN-REVUE SHOW….a look back at the highlights, best songs, funniest skits of 2018, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike is Will Orchard, opening Momma’s Boy, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks & food available, doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm

Neal & The Vipers, R&B, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

New England Winter Blues Festival: Sugar Ray and The Bluetones, Joe and Nick Moss, Rick Estrin, “Mr.Nick” David, Jason Ricci, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Nat Reeves (bass) Quartet, w/special guest poet, Kate Rushin, Matt DeChamplain, piano, Mike Dirubbo, alto sax, Kirk Woodard, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Valentine Swing Dance: Eight To The Bar, Vinnies Jum & Jive, 424 Main St. Middletown, CT, (860) 347-6971, m.me/vinniesjumpandjive, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

World Premier Band, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 9 pm

Radio Honey, (first appearance,) The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

The Talking Dreads: reggae, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9 p.m.

Jake Menendez, guitar, jazz, Café Pazzo, 150 Acorn St., Providence, 455-1234, 9:30 pm – 12 am.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9

RISA Songwriters Showcase: Bernard John, Jan Luby and Michael Graham: The Brooklyn, Coffee, Tea and Guest House, 209 Douglas Ave., Providence. 345-9099.  7 p.m.

Valentine Dinner & Dance, Boston Premier Band, White’s of westport, 66 State Rd., Westport MA, (508) 675-7185 for dinner reservations, doors 6:30, Dinner 7pm

Bobby Keyes (guitar) Trio, R&B, blues, country, jazz, rock, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks & food available, doors 7 pm, music 7:30 pm

Jaded, swing, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 213-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Paul Nelson, slide guitar, (previously with Johnny Winter,) blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.  

Darlene Love: pop, jazz, Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, Mass. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 8 p.m.

Ryan Montbleau: folk, blues, Americana, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Yacouba Diabate and Chris Monti: West African, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org.  8 p.m.

Delta Generators w/Brian Templeton, vocals, harmonica, Charlie O’Neil, guitar, Rick O’Neal, bass, Jeff Armstrong, drums, blues, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

David DeJesus (saxophones) Quintet, w/Michael Rodriguez, trumpet, flugelhorn, Manuel Valera, piano, Doug Weiss, bass, E. J. Strickland, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Image, 6 piece band feat./vocalists Amanda Verduchi & Dan Pepin, Ciara Restaurant & Lounge, 678 Killingly St, Johnston, 354- 8800, 9 pm

Slurp and Jabbawaukee: funk, psychedelic, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 9:30 p.m.

Evan Goodrow Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Milt Javery: jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham. (508) 384-3003. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Neal McCarthy Problem, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 1 – 4 pm

Rockabilly Sundays: Pat Haplin And The 351’s, rockabilly, blues, Boundary Brewhouse, 67 Garrity St, Pawtucket 725-4260, boundarybrewhouse.com, 4-8 pm

Receita de Samba: classic Brazilian jazz, St. Michael’s Church, 399 Hope St., Bristol. 254-9626, ccsatsm.org. 3 p.m.

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Gray Sargent, guitar, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 for reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/, 3-7 p.m.

Saddle Up The Chicken, 6 member bluegrass band, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. Doors 7 pm, Show 7:30 pm

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

 

COMING UP:

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, AUG 2 – 4, 2019, www.newportjazz.org

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Last day for local and internet Newport Jazz Festival “Earlybird” ticket sales, Newport Visitors’ Center, discovernewport.org, (800) 326-6030 or newportjazz.org/tickets

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

First wave of Newport Jazz Festival Artists announced, newportjazz.org/lineup and this listing will be updated