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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 11/20/2017 TO 11/27/20

(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 jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The Texas Gentlemen, country funk, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Special Event: Vocal Studio Masterclass III, Rene de la Garza & Margaret Frazier, directors, URI Vocal Students, perform selections from their repertoires, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 12:30 – 1:45 pm.

Jack Craig, piano, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 p.m.

Ginny Conley, vocals. Bill Moretti: piano. Bob Sagnella, sax. jazz, swing, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

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

Vini Ames: jazz, rhythm and blues, oldies, Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7-10 p.m.

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Ben Ricci, drums, Joe Potenza, bass, w/other local musicians , Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Karl Detken, Wingate Residences on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence. 275-0682. 2 p.m.

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Alissa Musto, vocals, piano, jazz, pop, standards, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Leland Baker (sax) Quartet feat.Alexus Lee, jazz, Acacia Club, 883 Eddy Street, Providence, 7-10pm

Live Jazz Series: Michele Cruz, vocals, Matt Mccauley, guitar, Tom Pasquarelli, bass, Rick Pearlman, drums, Austin Andrews, drums, jazz, blues, standards, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Shaawnn Monteiro, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave zino, bass, jazz, standards, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m 

Thanksgiving Eve Food Drive: Sugar, funk, disco, R&B, premiums for canned or non-perishable food items, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Toni Lynn Washington, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com, 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’sCafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 9:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CHERK WITH VENUE)

Karl Detkin, Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. 273-6565. 2 p.m.

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, in the style of Frank Sinatra, Siena Restaurant, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, 349-4111, stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12-3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Vince Thompson and the Next Fun Thing: country, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence. 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 6-9 p.m.

Rob Martin: pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30 p.m.

M.Rubi - Mirag, jazz, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10

Low Cards, roots rock trio, Muddy Ruckus feat. Ryan Flaherty, guitar, and Erika Stahl, percussion, roots rock, Zach Schmidt, folk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m

 “Dizzy 100,” John Allmark (trumpet) Octet, w/Bob Bbowlby,sax, Tucker Antell, sax, Dennis Hughes, piano, Bill Miele, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, jazz, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm

Roomfull of Blues, opening Neal McCarthy, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Ornament: Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Atwater-Donnelly Duo and Pendragon: folk, Celtic, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 7:30 p.m.

David Rawlings: bluegrass, Americana, folk, The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. 8 p.m.

SouldShot, reggae, ska, rocksteady, opening Professor Roots, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8 pm, show 9 pm

Yellowman: reggae, Fete Music Hall, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 8 p.m.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, rock, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., South Kingstown. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 – 11 p.m.

Strictly Sinatra presents: The Rat Pack Christmas Show: Twin River Casino, Event Center, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827- 4837, twinriver.com. 8 pm

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 pm

Twice is Nice — acoustic evening with Deer Tick: rock, The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. columbustheatre.com. 8:30 p.m.

Larry Willis (piano) Quintet, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25

2nd Annual GOBBLEFEST, Open Mic/Potluck, students, families, music, demonstration, tours, pot luck food, sign-up for evening open mike, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 11 am to 11 pm.

Lou Colombo, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinni, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, www.greenvale.com, 1-4 pm

M.Rubi - Mirag, Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill, 289 Attwells Ave, Providence, 274-6000, tavolowinebar.com.  7 – 10 pm

Sara Borges, soulful singer/songwriter, American, roots rock, new album “Good and Dirty EP,” The Silks feat/Tyler James Kelly, country blues/rock, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org, doors: 7 pm, show 8 pm

Deer Tick: rock, The Met, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 331-5876, themetri.com. $26.50. 8:30 p.m.

Will Evans, vocals, guitar, singer/songwriter, current album “Signal Flares,” also Rising Tide, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., doors 8pm, show 9pm

Warren Wolf (vibes, percussion) & The Wolfpack, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

World Premier Band, high energy sextet, funk, dance, originals, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 9 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Steve Burke, jazz brunch, Lake Pearl Luciano’s, 299 Creek St., Wrentham, Mass. (508) 384-3003. 10 am-2 pm

Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 pm

Bobby Ferreira, jazz brunch, Clarke Cooke House, 1 Bannister's Wharf, Newport. 849-2900 12:30-3:30 pm.  

Ronnie Rose, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Vinny Pagano, drums, Marty Ballou, bass, Carl Hosbond, saxes, “Swinging on a Sunday Afternoon,” Al’s Waterfront Restaurant, 28 Water St., East Providence, 434-0590, alswaterfront.com. twinreservations and info, Al DeAndrade, 935-3739, 2 – 4:30 pm.

Bobby Justin (vocals) Band 4-piece Vegas show group, , Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Alan Berstein (bass) Trio, Johnny’s, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 3-7 pm

Scott Hamilton (tenor sax) and the Grey Sargent (guitar) Trio w/Marshall Woods, bass, Jim Gwinn, drums, Chan’s Restaurant 267 Main St Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 5 pm

The Hal McIntyre Orchestra: A Sinatra Tribute with Steve Marvin: The Newport Playhouse, 102 Connell Highway. 848-7529 for reservations. 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show.

Leland Brown vocals, w/Bill Aaronson, piano, Jeff Casher, guitar, Marty Ballou, bass, jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 864-7055, www.pumphousemusicworks.com 6:30 pm 

Zach Schmidt, The Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com., show 8pm

MONDAY, NOVEMER 27

The Groove Merchants w/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

Leland Baker, sax, jam session, jazz, fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, 7-11pm

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, director, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, http://web.uri.edu/music/music-department-events/ 7:30 – 9 pm.

 


posted by Bill Melone, 11/20/17