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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 9/9/2019 TO 9/16/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org:  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, SEPTEMBER 9

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

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, 1005 Main St, Pawtucket, 729-1005 themetri.com, doors 8pm, show 8:30pm

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Nate Christian, vocals, guitar, singer songwriter, 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 Autocrats w/Leon Spradley, vocals, Mark Love Gonsalves, vocals, John Allmark, trumpet, Patrick Nigro, sax, Tucker Antell, sax, David Prout, guitar, Rusty Hughes, keys, John Vaughan, bass, Chris Ottaviano, percussion, Vinny Pagano, drums, funk, R&B, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence,  (774) 526-9736, askewprov.com, 9 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

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, Steve Ahern, trumpet, flute, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, ballads, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

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

The Piano Guys: John Schmidt, piano, songwriter, Steve Sharp Nelson, cello, songwriter, Paul Anderson, producer, Al van der Beek, producer, songwriter, classical and pop rock mass ups, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence, 421- 2787, ppacri.org, 7:30pm

Michelle Wilson, vocals, special guest with VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, R&B, roots, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 7:30 -10:30 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, SEPTEMBER 12

Young Neal & The Vipers, blues, R&B, surf, Pancho O’Malleys, 140 Point JUdith Rd., Narragansett, , 8pm

Singer Songwriters: Dan Webster, Caroline Cotter. Tom Hynes, folk originals, Listening Room. Newport Playhouse,  102 Connell Highway Newport, 848-7529, newporttonashville.com, doors, 6pm, show 7pm.

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

Folk For Now Series: RJ Gilligan, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

Styff Kitty: w/Pierre Fortin, Angela Brooke, Ken Serio, Nick Burlingham, blues, rock, new age, dance, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Reckless Kelly, Texas country rock band, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Live Jazz Night: Alan Bernstein (bass) Jazz Quartet, jazz, funk, swing, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 –10 pm 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Gansett Days: 4pm – 5:30pm: Cee Cee & the Riders w/Cee Cee Grimes, vocals, Matt Bruneau, lead and slide guitar, Mike Rand, rhythm guitar and harmonica, Roy Sauvageau, bass, David Underwood, drums; female fronted five piece band serving up some good time, vintage rock n’ roll with a heavy blues base. Original and cover tunes. 6:00 – 7:30pm: John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band, The Gazebo, Narragansett, narragansettri.gov (also see Saturday & Sunday)

Grant Maloy Smith, guitar, vocals, new album “Appalachia,” American roots, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 6:30pm, show 7 – 9:30pm

Friday Night Fun: Vini Ames Duo, swing pop, R&B, oldies, Bogey’s, Fairlawn Golf Course, 3 Sherman Ave, Lincoln, 334-3947, 7pm, 

Brian James Brouillard (sax) Quartet, w/guitarists Seth Hajian and Ryan Daley, John Cooke, keys, Mike Jacob, drums, contemporary jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Steve Smith (vocals) & the Nakeds, 5 piece brass section and 4 piece rhythm section, R&B, blues, 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.

SOULSHOT & MYSTIC DEAD: SOUL SHOT is David “Daveydread” Turano, bass, David Prout, guitar, Rob Liguori, alto, tenor, flute, RJ Avalone & Mark Berney, trumpets, Thom O’Brien rhythm guitar, vocals, Dion Knibb, vocals, Eric Williams, vocals, Ken Stewart, keyboards, Krys Jackson, drums, Papa Zeke, percussion. and MYSTIC DEAD is Toby Kniffin, guitar, vocals, Ian Kelly, guitar, vocals, Ronnie Lewis. drums, vocals, Marty Moroney, bass, Paul Sauvageau, keyboards,Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7pm, Show 8pm 

Lisa Marien, vocals, w/John di Martina, piano, Yoshi Waki, bass, vocla, jazz, 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.

Black Tie, pop, disco, light rock, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. Providence, 751-4812,  camillesonthehill.com, 9 pm – 12 am

Purple Honey (1st appearance), The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

Joe Potenza, bass, Gino Rosati, guitar, The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St. Providence, 9:30 pm 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

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

Emmett Goods, faculty trombone recital, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, URI, Kingston, 3pm

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

Gansett Days: 4pm – 5:30pm: Paula Clare, vocals, keys, honky-tonk, roots, soul jazz, oldies and originals, Matt Bruneau, lead and slide guitar, Mike Rand, rhythm guitar and harmonica, Roy Sauvageau, bass, David Underwood, drums; female fronted five piece band serving up some good time, vintage rock n’ roll with a heavy blues base. Original and cover tunes. 6:00 – 7:30pm: Roomful of Blues w/Roomful of Blues: Chris Vachon, guitar, Mark Earley, tenor & bari saxes, Rich Lataille, alto sax, Phil Pemberton, vocals, John Turner, bass, Carl Gerhart, trumpet, Chris Anzalone, drums, Rusty Scott, keys, The Gazebo, Narragansett, narragansettri.gov (also see Friday & Sunday)

Jon Campbell, singer songwriter, RI Music Hall of Fame Induction, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 6:30pm, show 7pm, (reservations recommended, predicted to sell out)

Mark Hummel (harmonica, vocals) and the Blues Survivors w/Dean Shot, Wes Starr  a RW Grigsby, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Jamie G. & Friends, A Neil Young acoustic tribute by local singer, guitar player Jamie Gardiner, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 8pm 

Parkway Diner:  Billy Joel Tribute, JJ, vocals, Chris, keys with bass, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, blues, R&B, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

Firstworks Presents: Taylor Mac, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, 421- 2787, ppacri.org, 8pm, 

Ana Popovic guitar, vocals, songwriter, new album, “Like It On Top,” Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Neal & the Vipers, roots, rock, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Rustic Overtones, 7 member indie rock band headed by Dave Gutter, who’s written songs for the great from Aaron Neville to Eric Clapton, opening: BAG (Barley Allstar Group), Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7:30pm, show 8:30 pm 

Brandon Goldberg, piano, w/Ben Wolf, bass, Donald Edwards, drums, jazz, 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.

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

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

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. 

Gansett Days: 1:30pm – 3pm: Alternative Strings Ensemble at the Gazebo & The URI Jazz Trio, coordinator Erin Erban, The Gazebo, Narragansett, narragansettri.gov (also see Friday & Saturday)

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Lori Columbo, vocals, Chris Taylo, piano, Bronek Suchanek. 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 

Neal McCarthy Project, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 6:30pm

Parlour Jazz Jam: Ben Shaw, sax, Nick Sanfilippo, keys, Tom Caslae, bass, Jim Nordhill, drums, playing pastoral contemporary jazz (think Fellowship Band meets Ben Wendel’s Seasons project), The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence, https://tinyurl.com/y5papfds, 5-8 pm.

Vini Ames’ Sh-Bop, oldies Church Feast, St. Gregory The Great, 360 Cowesett Rd, Warwick, 5-7pm

Latin Night: Charlie Cabrera, percussion, DJ,  Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm 

Rosier, from Montreal, original and traditional Quebecois, with folk and old time jazz influences, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, info at riguitarguild.org, 7:30 – 10:30 pm 

Folk For Now Series: Eric George, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

Ronnie Earl (guitar, vocals) & The Broadcasters, R&B, blues, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

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:

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet feat./Chris Brubeck, bass, trombone, Dan Brubeck, drums, w/Mike DeMicco, guitar, Chuck Lamb, piano, jazz, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Brazilia “Live at Chan’s 25 Anniversary” w/Dan Moretti, tenor sax, Greg Abate, alto sax, with special guest milti-Grammy winning Latin-jazz bass player, Oscar Stagnaro and Gilson Schachnik, piano, Bertram Lehmann, drums and Phil Grenadier, trumpet, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.