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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 8/12/2019 TO 8/19/2019

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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) 

PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] with any corrections or additions 

MONDAY, AUGUST 12

Monday Night Jamz: Will Evans Rising Tide, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com, bring chairs/blanket, 6-8pm.

William Musto, guitar, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 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. Monday Night Jamz:, Brothers of the Road Band, Allman Brothers Tribute, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com, bring chairs/blanket, 6-8pm.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

CAVALCADE OF BANDS: Ballroom – Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks Big Band w/Terri Giviens and Al Marano Group, Foyer: Dick Lupino Group w/Mike Renzi, piano, Ginny Conley Quartet, w/Bill Morretti, piano, Tony Delsignore Group w/Mike Renzi, piano, Lloyd Kaplan & the Aristocats  w/Nat Piccitilli, banjo, Presented by The Providence Federation of Musicians at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, (off Broad St.) promusicri.org/home/cavalcade-of-bands/, doors 5:45, music & dancing 6 – 10 pm,

Radio Honey Band, playing all the sweet sounds from the 70s thru today, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, w/guest Joe Potenza, bass, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Shawn Colvin, singer songwriter, new album “The Starlighter,” opening Daphne Willis, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, separate admission meet and greet session, 6 pm, show  7:30 pm

Tommy Castro and The Pain Killers, blues,  Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

Sinatra Wednesdays w/Mike Dutra, Fred & Steves Steak House, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd, Lincoln, twinriver.com, 5pm

Blues on the Beach: Ed Peabody and The Big Blue Thang, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, bluesonthebeachri.com, bring chairs/blanket, 6-8pm. 

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, keys, Becky Bass, steel drums, The Rooftop at the Providence G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m.

Steve Burke: sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, Los Andes, 903 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, 6 – 9 pm

JAMM at the GLAMM: Cantor Judy Seplowin, Broadway and more, The Gamm Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, gammtheatre.org, 7 – 9 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Daryl Sherman, vocals Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, ballads, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Johnny Blue Horn, trumpet, special guest with 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 

Jim Jam, I-Grass quartet, “Irish influenced bluegrass,” The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 7:30 pm

Robert Earl Keen, Texas singer songwriter, 25 anniversary of “Bigger Piece Of The Sky” album, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, blues, originals, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Acoustic Show: Ruby Street w/Robby & Shelly Parker, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 8 – 11 pm 

(NEW LOCATION) Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker (sax) and friends, Soul Pocket Jazz Hang, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence, theparlourri.com 9-10 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

Evironmental Night: Jen Long & The Whale Guitar, Dan Blakeslee, Cardboard Ox, The Quohogs, Burnside Park, 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org. 5:30-7 p.m

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

Matthias Steele, old school metal rock, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Satisfaction, international Rolling Stones show, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 7:30 pm 

Duke Robillard, guitar, vocals, Sugar Ray Norcia, harmonica, vocals, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm, show, 8 pm 

Phil Adams, in the Tap Room, +21, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm, 

Summer Music Series: Dave Howard & Mark T. Small, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 8 – 11 pm 

Live Jazz Night: Dino Govoni (sax) Quartet, w/Wayne Naus, keys, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, funk, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8:30 –11:30 pm 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

Steve Burke, saz, vocals, smooth jazz, Fazzini’s Restaurant, 2120 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket, 597-5095, 6 – 9 pm

Flor De Toloache, Latin GRAMMY Award winning, all female mariachi group, plus, jazz, salsa, pop, opening, Julie Rodes, 6 pm, River Island Art Park, 95 Bernon St., Woonsocket. concerts.levittamp.org/woonsocket. 6:30-9 p.m.

Keturah’s Dream w/Keturah Burgess, vocals, Hap Hathaway, lead guitar, Ramon (Bernie) Sanchez, keys, David Wildenhain, bass, John Iacona, drums, rock, pop, swing, R&B,  , Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm, show, 8 – 11pm 

Ronnie Baker Brooks, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Walter Trout, classic and original blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Bobby T’s All Stars, w/Bobby Torello, drums, Scott Spray, bass, Ryan Newman, guitar,  blues, rock, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

John, guitar, and Joanne, vocals, Jo’s Bistro 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, 8 – 11pm.

Johnny Nickols and The Texas All Stars feat/Cindy Cashdollar, Scrappy Jud Newcomb, John “Morocco” Chipman, Americana, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 7:30pm, show 8:30pm 

Louis Porter (piano) Phil Scarff (saxxes) Quartet w/John Funhouser, bass, Bertram Lehmann, drums, jazz and Indian ragas, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Tish Adams, vocals, Chris Taylor, keys, Mark Pucci, bass, ballads, blues, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 9 pm- – 12m

Reasons, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. Providence, 751-4812,  camillesonthehill.com, 9 pm – 12 am

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

Rory & the Blue Hounds, rock, dance horn band, Bon Vue Inn, 1230 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 789-6159, 1230oceanbistro.com, 9:30 pm – 1 am.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Daryl Sherman, vocals Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, pop, standards, oldies, Greenvale Vineyards Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd. Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 1-4 pm.

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

Paul Alexander Williams, guitar, The Reef, 10 Howard Wharf, Newport, 5-8 pm

Divine Providence: A Festival Of The Arts, to bring the magic out of the creative capital and into surrounding areas, Featuring musical acts by: Ian O’Neil (w/members of DEER TICK), Death Vessel, Charlie Marie, Haunt the House, Vatic Kuumba. Allysen Callery, The Horse-Eyed Men, Jesse & the Tree People, Leland Baker Jazz Quartet, Dan Blakeslee & MORE SURPRISES! Art and vendor booths by Tom West, White Buffalo, Madeline Tavernier, Dan Blakeslee and MORE, Visuals & Performance art by Micaiah Castro, Rob Houllahan and MORE, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 6 – 11pm 

Roomful of  Blues, Benefit for Congregation Beth David, The Gamm Theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, 723-4266., gammtheatre.org, 7:30 pm

Mike Renzi, piano, w/special guest Cassandra McKinley, vocals, Bob Sagnella, sax, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffee, drums. jazz, standards, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Mark Pucci, bass, ballads, blues, NicoBella’s, 10 Dorrance St. Providence, 421-1111, 8 – 11pm 

Guess Method, w/Miles Duhamel, guitar, Chistine Cerrone, guitar, vocals, Mathew Fuller, bass, Chris Grady, drums, dance, jam funk, opening, Leon Trout, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors, 7 pm, show 8 pm 

Donna The Buffalo feat./Jeb Puryear and Tara Nevins, new album “Dance in the Street,”, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 11 pm.

John Mayall, pianist, harmonica player, guitarist, “godfather of British blues”, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Matthias Steele, old school metal rock, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Bad Moon Risin, Creedence Fogerty Tribute Band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Stephanie Nakasian, vocals, w/Matt Baker Group, jazz, swing, ballads, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Southern Sky Band, Bon Vue Inn, 1230 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 789-6159, 1230oceanbistro.com, 9 pm – 1 am.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

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. 

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Bruce Smith, vocals, Paul Bouley, piano, Alan Bernstein. bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm 

Joanne Lurgio, singer songwriter, w/Bryan Barrette, keys, and friends, opening Alice Pace & Ned Quist, folk/Celtic duo,  CD release “Crossing Jordan,”refreshments available after,  St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick, 3 – 7 pm

Ryan Hartt & The Blue Hearts, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7  pm

John Badessa (drums) Quartet w/Rachel Ellinwood, vocals, Jordan Nunes, piano, Vinnie Lato, sax, swing, jazz, new dance floor, Al’s Waterfront, 28 Water St., East Providence. 434-0590. 5-8 pm

Jazz Dinner: Big Lux, Hip Hop Violinist, vocals, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm

Paul Alexander Williams, guitar, Mixed Magic Theater, 560 Mineral Spring Ave, Pawtucket, mmtri.org/performances,  7:30 pm

Bryan Titus, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

William Musto, guitar, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 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. 

COMING UP:

SATURDAY. AUGUST 24

NRBQ, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 11 pm.