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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 8/5/2019 TO 8/12/2019

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

PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] with any corrections or additions 

MONDAY, AUGUST 5

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.

Nate Christian, 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. 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

Ginny Conley (vocals) Trio w/Bill Moretti, piano, Dennis Pratt, bass, jazz standards, Tarrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, terrazzari.com, 6 – 9 pm,

Kyle Bell, reggae , 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

The Garcia Project, tribute band, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 7:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7

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

Blues on the Beach: Duke Robillard, 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

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

Sugar Ray Norcia, harmonica, vocals,  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 

An Evening with Laorna Luft, Judy Garland’s daughter, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 7:30 pm

Shawn Covin, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Nick Moss Band w/Dennis Gruenling, Chicago blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Lucky Peterson, guitar, vocals, blues,The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm 

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

Jazz is a Rainbow: Sounds of the 60s: From the Blues to the Beatles! A live performance with 10 talented providence teens & professional musicians, conceived and directed by Robb Dimmick, written and musically directed by Lynne Jackson & Michael Palter, Prospect Terrace, 54 Congdon Street, Providence, stagesoffreedom.org/jiar, bring a blanket, picnic, 5 pm (also Friday)

What Cheer? Brigade: brass band, 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.

Well Strung, swinging string quartet, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 7:30 pm

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

Tab Benoit, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.(NB Friday show is sold out)

Summer Music Series: Farm Dog Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 8 – 11 pm 

Live Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) Quartet, w/Art Manchester, sax, flute, Steve Johnson, 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 9

Jazz is a Rainbow: Sounds of the 60s: From the Blues to the Beatles! A live performance with 10 talented providence teens & professional musicians, conceived and directed by Robb Dimmick, written and musically directed by Lynne Jackson & Michael Palter, Prospect Terrace, 54 Congdon Street, Providence, stagesoffreedom.org/jiar, bring a blanket, picnic, 5 pm (also Thursday)

Sara Borges, vocals, guitar, Americana, opening, Sigy Maiga, 6 pm, River Island Art Park, 95 Bernon St., Woonsocket. concerts.levittamp.org/woonsocket. 6:30-9 p.m.

Friday Night Live: Neal Vitullo and the Vipers, RI music Hall of Fame, 2019 inductees, Mulligan’s Island, 1000 New London Ave., Cranston. 464-8855, mulligansisland.com. 6 pm

RI Ladies Sing The Blues: Presented by RI Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society, feat./Becky Bass & Michele Cruz with Paul Williams, guitar, and the R&B Preservation Hall Band, Cape Verdean (CV) Progressive Club, 329 Grosvenor Ave, East Providence, 7:30 

Liz and Jim Beloff, ukuleles, w/Dennis Costa, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors, 7 pm, show 7:30 – 11 pm 

Dean Shot’s (guitar, vocals) Tribute to Howlin’ Wolf, w/Vin Mott, harmonica, vocals, Adam Darer, piano, Dave Sang , drums, Larry Ghiorsi, upright and electric bass, Michael Wiesberger, tenor sax, Matt Schoenbaum, baritone sax, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

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

Zach Deputy, funk, soul Americans, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 7pm, show 8 pm 

George Colman (tenor sax) Quartet, 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. (also Saturday)

The Complaints, rock, dance horn band, Bon Vue Inn, 1230 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 789-6159, 1230oceanbistro.com, 9:30 pm – 1 am.

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Kelly Lennon, vocals, Ralph Corsi, 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.

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, dance, Perella’s Ristorante, 311 Metacom Ave, Warren, 245-0150, 6 – 9 pm

Ocean State Follies, political comedy review, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

The 70s Project, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Sarah Grace (vocals, trumpet) and the Soul, The Voice semi finalist, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

George Colman (tenor sax) Quartet, 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.(also Friday)

The Naticks, Bon Vue Inn, 1230 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 789-6159, 1230oceanbistro.com, 9 pm – 1 am.

Black Tie Band w/Nancy Paolino, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. Providence, 751-4812,  camillesonthehill.com, 9 pm – 12 am

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

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: Ceasar, vocals, Greg Wadson, 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 

Steppin Out with New Image feat/Paul Alexander Williams, guitar, Bonnet Shores Beach Club, 175 Bonnet Point Rd., Narragansett, 4 – 8 pm

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7  pm (new time for summer)

Jazz Dinner: Faye Green (vocals) Jazz Band, jazz, blues, R&B, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Trio, w/Todd Baker, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Summer Concert Series, East Ferry Memorial Square, Jamestown, jamestownri.gov. 6:30 – 8 pm

John Mayall, pianist, harmonica player, guitarist, blues, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 7 pm

Leland Brown, vocals, w/Mike Rezni, piano, Marty Ballou, bass, John Anter, drums, blues,, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 6:30 pm, show, 7:30 pm 

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. 

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

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

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 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

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.