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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 6/20/2016 TO 6/27/2016

(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

MONDAY, JUNE 20

Mike Dutra (Strictly Sinatra) Colonel Blakington Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Skippin’ Into Summer, Barbara Slater, vocals, Kent Hewitt, piano, Todd Baker, bass, Vinny Pagano, drums, the music of Rogers & Hart and other standards, Weaver Library, 41 Grove St., East Providence, 434-2453, http://www.eastprovidencelibrary.org/epl/2016/05/skipping-into-spring-with-rodgers-and-hart/, 7 pm

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Burger Bar, 855 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, 722-1124, 7-11 pm. 

Jazz Series: Leland Baker (tenor sax) Quartet, jazz, funk, Fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, http://fetemusic.com/events/jazzmondays.

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 21 

Paul Del Nero, bass, w/Rich Greenblatt, vibes, jazz, Roberto’s Italian Restaurant, 450 Hope St., Bristol, 254-9732, www.robertosbristol.com, 6 – 9 pm   

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, standards, Colonel Blakington Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9 

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

The Northeast Groove: rock, country, blues, Summer concert series at the North Kingstown Town Beach, 10 Beach St., Free. Bring seating. Donations accepted. 7 p.m. 

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

Big City Jazz: house rhythm section Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, invite other local vocalists and instrumentalists, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8 pm.  

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Steve Burke: jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9p.m.

Properly Unprepared (5 piece jazz combo), jazz, standards, Colonel Blakington Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Rick Costa Trio, jazz, DeWolf Tavern, 259 Thames St. Bristol, 254-2005, 7-9:30 pm  

Uncommon Conversation, Matt Fraza Band, Ted Sorlene: rock and folk, "Alive in the Pier," Wednesdays all summer, Narragansett Theater, 11 Pier Marketplace. 7 p.m. For tickets call 792-3539.

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Marlene VerPlanck vocals, Mac Chrupcala, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm. 

Jazz at The Villa: Seth (drums) Burkhart 4, w/Jane Dean-Burkhart, piano, Marcus Sholar, sax, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, funk, soul, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave, West Warwick, 821 -0060, 7:30 – 10:30 pm,

Let’s Dance Wednesdays, Shiny Lapel Trio, “swingabilly,” Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. Doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30-10 pm.

Original Blues DeVille Open Jam: Lou’s Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 7:45 p.m.

Johnny “Blue Horn” Maricone & Steve Burke, blues, Pub on Park, 665 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888,  8 –10:30 pm  (http://www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com/gig-schedule.html)

Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Travis Colby, keys, vocals, Mark Texerira, drums, funk, blues, E’Volution, 2190 Broad St, Cranston, 780-8700, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

THURSDAY, JUNE 23 

Steve Burke: jazz, Trattoria Romana, 3 Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln. 333-6700. 5-9 p.m.

Matty B, smooth jazz, ballads, Colonel Blakington Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9 

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, jazz, pop, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m. (NB earlier summer time & move to outside patio)   

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm  

Resonant Rogues, jazz, blues, swing, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 p.m.

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Barkode Jazz Trio, w/Michael Barclay de Tolly, guitar, Alex Radiches, drums, Peter Bodner, bass, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway., Newport. 847-4971, www.noreys.com. 8 p.m 

Jason Roseman & the Tropical Jems, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 8 - 11

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Milt Javery: rhythm and blues and jazz, Portofino Bar and Grille, Ramada Middletown Hotel, 425 East Main St., Middletown. 846-3555. 6-9 p.m.

Black and White: featuring Chris "Stovall" Brown, swing, blues and roots rock, Norwood Summerfest, 566 Washington St., Norwood, Mass. 6 p.m.

Blackstrap Molasses: rock, jazz, country and blues, Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville. 710-7800, jmslibrary.org. 7-9 p.m.

Gay Barbozo, singer/songwriter, folk, Colonel Blakington Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 7-10

John & Joanne, John Monllos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals, jazz, standards, Jo’s Bistro, 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, www.josamericanbistro.com, 7 – 10 pm.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble, jazz and pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, www.chapelgrillri.com 7-10 pm.

Paul Caraher: pop, jazz, George’s of Galilee, 250 Sand Hill Cove Rd., Narragansett. 783-2306, georgesofgalilee.com. 7:30-10 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Debra Mann, keys/vocals, Dino Govoni, sax, Steve Langone, drums, jazz, standards, Tarragon Bar, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 602-1104, www.silvershellhospitality.com/tarragonbar/, 7:45-10:45 pm.

Another Tequila Sunrise: Eagles tribute band, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Roomful of Blues, blues, rock, swing, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 & 10pm.  

Nancy Paolino & the Black Tie Band, swing, pop, dance, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave, West Warwick, 821 -0060, 8:30 – 12:30 pm

Willie J. Laws (guitar) Band, Texas blues, & Greg Sherrod, vocals, blues/soul/rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. 8:30 pm.

The Mertz Bros. (Reunion,) Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 9 pm – 12:30 am.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Kirk Feather Duo: jazz brunch, Hope Village Kitchen in the Hope Artiste complex, 999 Main St., Pawtucket. 11:30 am-2:30 pm.

Jazz Tastings: Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Marlene VerPlanck, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 p.m.

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

Ginny Conely, vocals, Bill Morretti, piano, jazz, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m. (NB earlier summer time & move to outside patio)   

The Tony Cipolla Group: jazz, Mile and a Quarter House, 375 South Main St., Providence. 331-1500. 6-8:30 p.m.

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, 6-10 pm. 

Matt Kearns: pop, jazz, George’s of Galilee, 250 Sand Hill Cove Rd., Narragansett. 783-2306, georgesofgalilee.com. No cover. 7-11 p.m.

Mad Gryphon, jazz, folk, funk Colonel Blakington Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 7-10

The Vini Ames Duo: pop, swing, rock, R&B, oldies, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m. Benefit for Elks charities.

The Evie Ladin Band featuring Keith Terry: Americana and folk, Lily Pads, 27 North Rd., Peace Dale. 789-3680, musicatlilypads.org. 7:30 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Toni Lynn Washington, vocals, Willie Laws, guitar. Bruce Mattson, keys, vocals, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Tom Petteruti, drums,blues, Tarragon Bar, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 602-1104, www.silvershellhospitality.com/tarragonbar/, 7:45-10:45 pm.   

Roomful of Blues: blues, rock, swing, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 p.m.

Rewind That: jazz, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. $5. 8 p.m.

Rita Coolidge, with book release and signing, pop, country, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St, Woonsocket 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Jimmy LaFave, guitar, singer/songwriter, folk/rock originals Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors open, 7 pm, 8 pm.

Americana Dance Showcase: The Carleans, Consuelo’s Revenge, Mystic Playboys Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm.

George McCann & Friends, feat. Marissa Licata, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 9 pm – 12:30 am.

Steve Burke: jazz, Hill and Harbor Cigar Lounge, 564 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-0111, hillandharborcigarlounge.com. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Down City Band: pop, rock, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.- midnight 

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

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

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

Kirk Feather Duo: jazz brunch, Hope Village Kitchen in the Hope Artiste complex, 999 Main St., Pawtucket. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

 (SUMMER TIME CHANGE) Professor Harp, blues, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave Jamestown 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 4-7 pm  

Soul & Blues Sunday Diane Blue and “Sax” Gordon Beatle, blues, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave, West Warwick, 821 -0060, 5 -8 pm.

Wolfie and the Jam Daddies, blues jam, Boundary Brewhouse at Corinne's Seafood Grille, 1593 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. 725-4260, www.corinnesbanquets.com, 5-9 pm.  

Nightlife Orchestra, feat: John Monlos, guitar, & vocalist Kimberly McHale, jazz, swing, standards, pop, Venda Ravioli, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence, 6:30-9 pm

Nikki Hill: soul, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 7 p.m.

Sunday Night Blues Jam w/Ben Ricci, drums, feat,/Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 8:30 pm – 12 m

MONDAY, JUNE 27

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm  

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, Burger Bar, 855 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, 722-1124, 7-11 pm.  

Jazz Series: Leland Baker (tenor sax) Quartet, jazz, funk, Fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, http://fetemusic.com/events/jazzmondays.

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucktet, 729-1005, www.themetri.com, doors open 8 pm, show 9pm

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

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band: rock, pop, Summer concert series at the North Kingstown Town Beach, 10 Beach St., Free. Bring seating. Donations accepted. 7 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

“Oldies Night:” Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Mary Andrews piano/vocals, Pat Cardeiro, guitar/vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, pop, classic rock, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

American Band: symphonic concert band.Concerts Under the Elms series, John Brown House Museum lawn, 52 Power St., Providence. 6:30-8 p.m. For tickets & information call 331-8575, ext. 133 or visit RIHS.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 1

The Debra Mann Quartet: jazz, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 p.m.

NOTE FOR NARROWS CENTER: Directions from I 195 Eastbound - Because construction has closed Exit 5 off ramps and blocked parts of both Pocasset St. and Anawam St. (Google Maps don't show this construction), take Exit 6 then keep right onto Hartwell St. and turn right on 4th St. which goes back over I 195 then becomes Troy St. Turn left onto Bedford St. which becomes Central St. and goes down to Battleship Cove and turns under I 195 where it becomes Water St.  Anawam St. is on the left just after “Boondocks.”  


posted by Bill Melone, 06/20/16