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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 2/11/2019 TO 2/18/2019

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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

Joanne Lurgio w/special guest Chris Monte, 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.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

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

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano. Dave Zinno, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Chris Leigh Band, progressive blues/rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Joe Moss, guitar, 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 14

Love is in the Air, Billy Musto, piano, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 6 – 9 pm   

Valentine’s Day Dinner: Joe Potenza (bass) Trio, w/Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, jazz, standards, blues, Yoleni’s, 292 Westminster St, Providence, reservations 500-1127, yolenis.com doors 5 show 5:30 – 9 pm

Steve Burke: jazz, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 -10 p.m.

Live Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) Quartet w/Carl Gerhard, trumpet, Mike Coffey, drumms, Bill Miele, bass, funky 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

Chris Trapper, solo guitar, vocals, originals, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St. East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors 6 pm, show 7 pm.

Daphne Lee Martin, vocals, keys, guitar, country/rock, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

Wineterfest Speakeasy Soiree: Katie Kleyla & The Speakeasy Jazz Band, swing dance, reservation includes drink and light fare, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Rd. Middletown, 848-5161, newportvineyards.com/calendar-of-events, 7 – 10 reservations recommended

Joe Potenza (bass) Trio, w/Jack McNamara, guitar, David Murphy, sax, jazz, blues, standards, White Ash Cigar Lounge, 413 Central Ave, Pawtucket, 726-1715, whiteashri.com. 8 – 11 pm.

Ron Della Chiesa Valentine Birthday Bash: Rico Barr & the Jump ‘N’ Jive Review, pay tribute to Frank Sinatra & friends, Raffael’s at the South Shore Country Club, Hingham, MA,  A MusicNotNoise.com presentation, (617) 633-5100 617southshoresearch.com/musicnotnoise/, reservations recommended, 8 pm

Johnny Hoy (vocals, harmonica) and the Bluefish, soulful blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Dan Lord & The Big Shots, blues/rock, dance,  Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, dance, Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, 431-4131, 8:30 pm – 12 m

Veronica Swift, vocalist, jazz, standards, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Brass Attack: rhythm and blues, rock, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. 8:30 p.m.

Flashback, w/Steve Sabella, lead guitar, Mark Coilo, bass, David Sagat, guitar, Scott Camara, drums, oldies, disco, funk, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln, twinriver.com, 9 pm

Cee Cee & the Riders, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Steve Stanley and the Beatniks: blues rock, country, jazz, Shaidzon Beer Co., 141 Fairgrounds Rd., West Kingston. shaidzonbeer.com. 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Erin Morrissette and Joe Boulay: The Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Zach De Pue, violin, Sophie Shao, cello, “Next Generation” Valentine concert co-sponsored by Kingston Chamber Music, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks & food available, doors 7 pm, music 7:30 pm (also SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2:30 pm)

Rumors: pop, Veteran Fireman’s Club, 80 Queen St., East Greenwich. 885-6892. 7:30-10 p.m.

Vini Ames Duo, swing, oldies, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike, info, 215-4933, rockinoldies.com, 7:30-11 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) Trio, Jane Dean-Burkart, piano, Seth Burkhart, drums, NicoBella’s Family Restaurant, 10 Dorrance St, Providence, 421-1111, nicobellas.com, 8 – 11 pm

Diane Blue (vocals, harmonica) and Her All-Star Friends w/Dave Lumina, keys, Chris Anzalone, drums, Chris Vitarello, guitar, Steve Monahan, bass, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones: Prince tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Roger Ceresi and the All Stars, swing, R&B, rock, Tri-City Elks, 1915 West Shore Rd, Warwick, 737-9510, reservations recommended. 8:15 – 11:15 pm

Aztec Two-Step feat. Rex Fowler & Friends w/Dodle Pettit, guitars, keys, vocals, Steven “Muddy” Roues, bass, harmonica, vocals, Peter Hohmeister, drums percussion, vocals, w/special guest, Rob Aries, keys (from Average White Band) folk/rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Cory Pesaturo, accordion, and Mari Black, fiddle, jazz tunes, klezmer horas, tangos, American rags, Celtic reels, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org.  8 p.m.

Jason Cardinal, singer/songwriter, multi instrumentalist, “guitar, drums, vocals, harmonica, and percussion, and does it all at the same time,” new album release, “Five Stars,” rock with a touch of blues and soul, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Dayna Stephens (tenor saxophone) Quartet, w/Aaron Parks, piano, Ben Street, bass, Eric McPherson, drums, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Sound of Newport: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St., Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

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

The Complaints, w/Dean Petrella, singer/songwriter, guitar, Chris Cruz, bass, Anthony Marotti, drums, modern rock, funky, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln, twinriver.com, 9 pm

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

Joe Moss Band, Chicago blues, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 1 – 4 pm

Zach De Pue, violin, Sophie Shao, cello, “Next Generation” Valentine concert co-sponsored by Kingston Chamber Music, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks & food available, doors 1:30 pm, music 2:30 pm (also SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 7:30 pm)

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

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Greg Abate, sax, flute, Kent Hewitt, piano, 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.

Violin River: feat./Richard Herzog, lead guitar, Gary St.Germain, drums, Paul Sauvageau, keyboard, vocals, Carleen Roberts, vocals. Pete Silvia, bass guitar, vocals, Dead tribute, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 4-8 p.m.

Parlour Jazz Jam: feat./Eric Hofbauer, guitar, Tony Leva, bass, Dylan Jack, drums, performing the music of  Wayne Shorter The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm, https://tinyurl.com/ycpuolmr

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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:

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

A Toast To The Rat Pack, “Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Marilyn Monroe together again”, Stadium Theater, 28 monument Sq., Woonsocket, 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Deeply Rooted Jazz Jam: House Band: Blue Clue Quintet w/Manuel Morales, trumpet, Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelman, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, standards, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm, House Band 7:30, Jam 8 pm

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

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

Friday, August 2, 2019 – Fort Adams State Park

  • Herbie Hancock
  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • The Bad Plus
  • Spanish Harlem Orchestra
  • Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen
  • Tia Fuller’s “Diamond Cut”

Saturday, August 3, 2019 – Fort Adams State Park

  • Buika
  • Makaya McCraven
  • Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles
  • Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game
  • Joel Ross ‘Good Vibes’
  • Laurin Talese

Sunday, August 4, 2019 – Fort Adams State Park

  • Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective
  • Sons of Kemet
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant
  • ELEW
  • Marcus Strickland Twi-Life featuring Smithsoneon
  • Christian Sands – 3 Piano Erroll Garner Tribute! featuring Helen Sung & Tadataka Unno
  • Dafnis Prieto Big Band
  • Sammy Miller & The Congregation

*Artists Subject to Change