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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 7/25/2016 TO 8/1/2016

(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, JULY 25

Steve DeConti, guitar, vocals, acoustic jazz, Ocean Cliff Hotel, Safari Room, 65 Ridge Rd. Newport, 849-4873 newportexperience.com, 1 – 3 pm

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

Nathan Ward Band: rock, Tunes on the Dunes at the Westerly Old Town Beach. 365 Atlantic Avenue. 6-8 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will move to the Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave. Tunesonthedunesri.com.

Doug Woolverton (trumpet) and the Groove Merchants, w/John Sippell, bass, Jhony Keys, keys, Alex Chapman, drums, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 – 10 pm

Jazz Series: Leland Baker (tenor sax) Quartet, jazz, funk, Fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, http://fetemusic.com/events/jazzmondays. Doors open 7 pm 

Ronnie Sands and Mary Lou Neville: pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7 p.m.

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, JULY 26

Matthewfest: Dick Lupino and Friends, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. benefit for the Matt Quinn Music Scholarship Fund at Rogers High School, 4 - 7p.m.

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

Joy Ride: Betsy Listenfelt, guitar, vocals, and Julie Wood, percussion, vocals, pop, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Summer Dance: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place (off Broad Street), Cranston. 785-4333, rhodesonthepawtuxet.com. Dancing and bands including Tommy Rotondo Group, Tommy Terran Septet, and Dan Ferreira and the Meadowlarks, in the ballroom, and Mary Bogan Group, Bob Mainelli Group, The Canary Diamonds: Jeanne Evans & Elaine Sullivan, Kim Marcoux Group, in the Foyer.  Benefit for the Providence Federation of Musicians, 941-2717. 6-10 p.m.

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet with guest Leland Brown, sax, vocals, Art Manchester, reeds, Bryan Rizzuto, bass, Mark Teixeira, drums, jazz, swing, big band, Latin. Canfield House, 5 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-0416. 6:30-10 p.m. Reservations include dinner: call 848-2030.

Luv N Country, country, Summer concert series at the North Kingstown Town Beach, 10 Beach St., 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, JULY 27

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

Family Concert featuring Alastair Moock Newport Jazz Assembly with Ben Marcoux (sax/clarinet), Joshua Bruneau (trumpet), Jimmy O’Connell (trombone), Tony Davis (guitar), Noah Barker (piano), Alex Tremblay (bass), Mike Camacho (drums) Presented by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. at Fort Adams State Park, (401) 848-5055 6:00 – 7:30 pm

World Premier Band: pop, funk, Garden City Center at the Gazebo, 100 Hillside Road, Cranston. 942-2800, ext. 22. www.gardencitycenter.com/sales-events, 6-8 p.m. donation to RI Food Bank of peanut butter or tuna fish

Commander Cody Band: rock, country rock, Tunes on the Dunes at the Westerly Old Town Beach. 365 Atlantic Avenue. 6-8 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will move to the Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave. Tunesonthedunesri.com.

Properly Unprepared (5 pc. Jazz Combo), jazz, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Jesse Liam Band, pop, Weaver Library Summer Concerts on the Lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 6:30 p.m. Call 434-2453 or eplibraryjoyce@yahoo.com.

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

Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Shawn Monteiro, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, jazzz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm. 

Let’s Dance Wednesdays, Not scheduled until August 24, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. Doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30-10 pm.

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam: Lou’s Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 p.m.

Tim Taylor, blues, Pub on Park, 665 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, (http://www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com/gig-schedule.html), 8 –10:30 pm

Added Show: Ruby Street, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com 8 – 11

THURSDAY, JULY 28

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

The Little Compton Band: roots rock, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 West Main Rd, Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. 6-8:30 p.m. admission per car

BUSKING AT BOWENS: Outdoor live music on the waterfront – featuring Clay Nordhill (guitar)& Sam Zurzontkowski (bass, vocals) at Bowen’s Wharf (401) 849-3478 bowenswharf.com 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Matty B, pop, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N Main St Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 6-9

Tish Adams (vocals) Trio, w/John Funkhouser, keys, Bryan Frank Rizzuto, bass, jazz, standards, blues, Simone’s, 275 Child St. Warren, 247-1200, www.simonesri.com, 6:30 – 9 pm  

Pendragon: Celtic, Concerts Under the Elms series, John Brown House Museum lawn, 52 Power St., Providence. 6:30-8 p.m. For information and tickets call 331-8575, ext. 133 or visit RIHS.org.

Phenix Avenue: oldies, summer concert series of the Cranston Public Library, at the William Hall Library, 1825 Broad St. Bring lawn chair and snacks, 6:30 p.m.

Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio: Jazz Wine Clambake, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Rd., Middletown. 848-5161, newportvineyards.com. Tickets include clambake & wine. 6:30-9 p.m.

Savoy Family Band, Cajun, dance floor, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 p.m.

Phrase Collective w/Erick Cifuentes, drums, Leland Baker, sax, Matthew Marcus, keys, Alex Tremblay, bass, Mangos, 15 Exchange Place, Pawtucket, 7 – 11 pm.

Doug Woolverton, Mike Tucker, Marcus Monteiro, Chris Rivelli, Rusty Scott, and Jesse Williams: jazz, Miles Davis tribute to Davis' entire landmark set from the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., Newport. 7:30 p.m. 846-5474. Ticket info: janepickens.com.

Barkode Jazz Trio, swing, jazz, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway. Newport. 847-4971, www.noreys.com. 8 – 11 p.m 

Gary Gramolini & the Grinders, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com 8 – 11

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Newport Jazz Festival: Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport. newportjazzfest.org. On the Fort Stage: Peter Apfelbaum, Etienne Charles and Creole Soul, Kneebody, Kamasi Washington, Galactic. Quad Stage: Berklee Global Jazz Workshop, Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, Steve Coleman, Tierney Sutton, Donny McCaslin Group. CB Harbor Stage: University of Rhode Island Festival Big Band, The Heath Brothers, Tyshawn Sorey, Sullivan Fortner Quartet; Eric Revis Parallax with Ken Vandermark and Kris Davis. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Gates open at 10 a.m.

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

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.

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.

Gay Barboza, singer/songwriter, originals, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 7-10

David Tessier All-Star Band, Monkees Tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Joe Potenza (bass) and Friends w/Steve Deconti, guitar, vocals, Bruce Bears, keys, Marty Richards, drums, jazz, blues, Tarragon Bar, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 602-1104, www.silvershellhospitality.com/tarragonbar/, 7:45-10:45 pm.

Newport Jazz Festival: Gregory Porter and Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride and Brian Blade: International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., Newport, 8 p.m.

Thatcher Harrison with Gary Fish: pop, jazz, rock, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 p.m.

George McCann: blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.  

John Abernathy: Sings the music of Hoagy Carmichael, an evening of cabaret, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 30

Newport Jazz Festival: Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport. newportjazzfest.org. On the Fort Stage: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, Bad Plus performs Ornette Coleman's "Science Fiction," Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride and Brian Blade, Norah Jones, Gregory Porter. Quad Stage: Edmar Castañeda World Ensemble; John Scofield/Joe Lovano Quartet; Joey Alexander Trio; Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9; Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express. CB Harbor Stage: RI Music Educators Association Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble, Marc Ribot, the Hot Sardines, Dave Liebman Expansions Group, Stefon Harris. Storyville Stage: Terry Waldo; Henry Butler, solo piano; Mary Halvorson; Kris Davis; Roxy Coss Quintet. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Gates open at 10 a.m.

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: Greg Abate, sax, flute, Ben Cook, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Gary Johnson, 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.

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

Jazz Set, Colonel Blakinton Inn, 203 N. Main St. Attleboro, MA, 508-222-6022, www.colblackintoninn.com, 7-10

Calamari Brothers: swing, Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike (Route 104), Smithfield. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m. Benefit for Elks charities.

Peter Cicco and Joe Boulay: jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 8 p.m.

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.: jazz, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 p.m.

Franklin Brothers Band, progressive rock, NOLA, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com. 8:30 pm.

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

Sybil Disobedience, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 9 pm – 12:30 am.

SUNDAY, JULY 31

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.

Newport Jazz Festival: Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport. newportjazzfest.org. On the Fort Stage: Nels Cline, José James, Charles Lloyd, Robert Glasper, Angélique Kidjo. Quad Stage: Anat Cohen Tentet, Django Festival All-Stars, Lizz Wright, Kamasi Washington; Porter, Holland Loueke and Harland. CB Harbor Stage: MMEA All-State Jazz Band, Ben Williams, Kenny Barron, Yosvany Terry, Christian Scott. Storyville Stage: The Westerlies, Rossano Sportiello, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Cory Smythe. newportjazzfest.org. 10 a.m.-7 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. 

Greg Abate (sax, flute) Quartet w/Matt Richards, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, 162 West Main Rd, Little Compton. 635-8486, sakonnetwine.com. 1-4 p.m.

Ghost Train, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave Jamestown 423-2150, www.narragansettcafe.com. 4-7 pm  

Soul & Blues Sunday: Keith Munslow & Poe Potenza, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave, West Warwick, 821 -0060, http://www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com/gig-schedule.html, 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.

Philip Martorella, piano, Prince Tribute, improvisations, variations, arrangements of Prince hits, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7 p.m.

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 1

Atlantic Avenue Band: pop, rock, Tunes on the Dunes at the Westerly Old Town Beach. 365 Atlantic Avenue. Free. 6-8 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will move to the Windjammer, 321 Atlantic Ave. Tunesonthedunesri.com.

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

Ronnie Sands and Mary Lou Neville, pop and oldies, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7 p.m.

Jazz Series: Leland Baker (tenor sax) Quartet, jazz, funk, Fete, 103 Dike St., Providence, http://fetemusic.com/events/jazzmondays. Doors open 7 pm.

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 


posted by Bill Melone, 07/25/16