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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 1/28/2019 TO 2/4/2019

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(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, JANUARY 28

Take it to the Bridge: funk, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3:30 p.m.

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, JANUARY 29

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

Joanne Lurgio: 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, JANUARY 30

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.

Mary Andrews, vocals. Bob Miele, bass, Greg Wardson, piano, jazz, pop, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: The Keepers, swing, R&B, blues, jazz, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm.

Ricky King Russell, guitar, 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, JANUARY 31

Martin Luther King Service, Paul Alexander Williams, vocals guitar, Providence City Hall, 25 Dorrance St., 6 pm

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

Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar: gospel, Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, Mass. (508) 994-2900, zeiterion.org. 7:30 p.m.

(POSTPONED TO FEB 28) Live Jazz Night: Joe Potenza (bass) Quartet w/Gino Rosati, guitar. Max Goldman, drums, David Murphy, sax, 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.

Liz Longley with Matt Nakoa,pop, folk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. Doors 7pm, show, 8 pm

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

No recall, Farewell Show, with support from: Another One Down, The Fairview, Familiar Spaces, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. Doors 6:30 pm, show 7:15 pm.

URI Big Band, Joe Parillo, director, jazz, swing, standards, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. Doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm

Slam Allen (guitar, vocals) Band, blues, soul, R&B, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Greg Sherrod (vocals) Blues Band, Askew, 150 Chestnut St, Providence, 774-526-9736, askewprov.com, 8pm

Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish and Professor Loui and the Crowmatix, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Terry Lee Goffee: Johnny Cash experience, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Newport Sound Collective: Kyra Teboe, piano, Anton Kot, drums, Kayla Kessler, bass, Georgia Stafford, vocals, Sophia Griswold, trombone, Caleb Jackson, trumpet, young musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute,  jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Greg Hodde & the Blue Reign, 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 2

Jazz with James’ birthday party: The Ocean Mystics w/guest Keith Munslow, keys, blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Heidi Nirk (vocals) Band, w/Mark Taber, keys, Rob Nelson, guitar, Paul Tomasello, bass, Jack Matthews, drums, Richard “Lil’ Cousin” Calitri, harmonica, blues, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks & food available, 7:30 pm

Blue Neon: rhythm and blues, Smithfield Elks, 326 Farnum Pike. 213-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Best Friends Girl: The Cars tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Jeff Pitchell (guitar, vocals) and Texas Flood, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.  

Livingston Taylor, vocals, guitar, w/Seth Glier, piano, vocals, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

Top of the World: Carpenters tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Kenny Marrocco: 1930s-70s, Brewed Awakenings, 1395 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 275-6654. 8-11 p.m.

Quinn Bachand’s Brishen: western, Euro-Gypsy swing, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 8 p.m.

Westerly Sound Presents: Ward Hayden and the Outliers, and JP Harris, Americana, roots-country, (Dan Blakeslee will be playing in the Tap Room) Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. Knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Justin Kauflin (piano) Trio, new album “Coming Home,” jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Black Tie Band: pop, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St., Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Stepping Out feat./New Image w/Paul Alexander Williams, vocals guitar, 39 West Restaurant & Lounge, 39 Phenix Ave, Cranston, 9 pm

Joe Potenza, bass, Kim McHale, vocals, jazz, blues, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St., Providence, 521-6000, 9;30 pm – 12:30 am

Dirty 5 (Gretchen’s new band), The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9:30 pm -1 am.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3

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

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, 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.

First Sunday Jazz: Dan Moretti (sax, flute) Quartet, w/Marty Ballou, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums. Dennis Hughes, keys, jazz, soul, funk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. Doors 2:30 pm, show 3pm

Sugar Ray & the Bluetones  The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7 pm

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Take it to the Bridge: funk, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3:30 p.m.

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. (also Tuesday, February 5)

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.

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY, 5

Celebration of the Life of Debra Mann, Squantum Assoc., 947 Veterans Parkway, East Providence, 10 am

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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