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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 12/16 TO 12/23/2013

(note: some gigs may have been changed or canceled; check with venue to confirm)

PLEASE CONTACT jazz@wriu.org with any corrections or additions

MONDAY, DEC. 16

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm $

TUESDAY, DEC. 17

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Besos Tea House, 378 Main St., East Greenwich. 398-8855. 6:30-9:30 pm. 

WEDNESDAY,  DEC. 18

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Grille 57, 57 Highland St., Worcester. (508) 798-2000. 6:30 pm.

Johnny Souza, trumpet/vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, vocals, jazz and standards, Sardella's Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7-9:30 pm.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Superchief Trio, swing/New Orleans R&B/Jump Blues/Boogie Woogie, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, Free dance lessons 7 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm, $

THURSDAY,  DEC. 19

The Dick Willner Band w/Jan Schmidt & Swing Haven, swing, oldies and rhythm and blues, Le Foyer Banquet Hall, 151 Fountain St., Pawtucket. 725-8530. 7:30 pm. $

Silk & Steel, jazz and pop, L'Elizabeth's Café, 285 South Main St., Providence. 861-1974. 9 pm. No cover.

FRIDAY, DEC . 20

Lois Vaughan, piano, jazz, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

Jim Porcella, vocals, Ted Casher, sax, Paul Del Nero, piano, jazz, standards, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. 6-10 pm.

Billy Musto, pop and jazz, Waterplace Restaurant, 1 Finance Way, Providence. 272-1040. 6:30-9:30 pm,  

Ron Sanfilippo, piano, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.

Tony Cerbo, tribute to Michael Buble and pop, Capital Grille, 1 Union Station, Providence. 521-5600. 7 pm.

Tyra Penn, vocals, Paul Courchaine, guitar, Marty Richards, drums, Joe Potenza, basses, standards, blues, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, $.

A NOR’EASTER NOEL: Lisa Martin, Lara Herscovitch, Marc Douglas Berardo, Michael Troy, Chris Farias, award-winning singer-songwriters from the Northeast. Original and classic holiday and winter-themed songs will be performed. Singing along encouraged! Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $ advanced purchase discount, BYO food and beverages.

Yule Fest: Armand Aronin, Ben Gagliardi, traditional and new Irish and Christmas music, Irish Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, 944-3233, www.irishclubri.org 8 pm, no cover

Eric Harpe & The Delta Swingers, Delta blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8  pm. $

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party, swing, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711,mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8 pm-midnight

John and Joanne (John Monlos, guitar, Joanne Rodino, vocals), jazz and more, Bistro 162, 162 Broadway, Newport, 619-5955, 8-11 pm, no cover

Damaged Goods, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover

SATURDAY,  DEC. 21

Wakefield Jazz Sessions w/Manny Morales, trumpet, The Contemporary Theater Co., 327 Main St, Wakefield, 218-0282, www.thecontemporarytheater.com, 2-5 pm, $ donation

Mary Lou Neville, jazz and pop, Elizabeth of Portofino, 897 Post Rd., Warwick. 461-8920. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Lois Vaughan, piano, jazz, Rhumbline, 62 Bridge St., Newport. 849-3999. 6:30-10 pm.  

Steve Burke, jazz, Finn’s Harborside (formerly Harbourside Lobstermania), 38 Water St., East Greenwich. 884-6363, harboursideri.com. 6-9 pm.

Antje Duvekot, singer/songwriter, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

Christmas Party w/Fusion, dance band, Bring a canned food donation for 50% off menu item, beverage specials 7:30 pm, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, music 8 pm, $

Los Gatos, feat/John Monlos, guitar, jazz, blues, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8 pm -12 m 

Chan's Holiday Extravaganza Hosted By Jimmy "2 Suits" Capone, with Diane Blue and Toni Lynn Washington. Albert Cummings, w/Mighty Chan Clan Horns, et. al., guitar blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. SOLD OUT

The Calamari Brothers, swing, Crickets, 280 George Washington Highway (Route 116), Smithfield. 232-0300. 8:30 pm-12:30 am. 

Keturah & The Vinyl Grooves, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover

SUNDAY, DEC. 22

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

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

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

Sinatra and Marilyn: Chris Jason & LuAnn Dutra’s tributes to Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, Twin River, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837,twinriver.com. 2-6 pm. No cover. 18+

ABC Trio w/guests:  Mac Chrupcala, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, and Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm 

Steve DeConti, guitar, Dan Moretti, sax/flute, jazz, Latin, bossa, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd. Narragansett. 792-4333. 4-7 pm. 

Tim Taylor Blues Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4 – 7 pm, no cover

Christmas Concert:  Robbie O’Connell & Aoife Clancy, Irish Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, 944-3233, www.irishclubri.org 4 pm, $$

The R.A. Fish Duo, jazz and global, India, 1060 Hope St., Providence. 421-2600. 5-8 pm.

Stand Up For Animals Benefit:  NESI Songwriters present John Speziale & Friends Christmas Spectacular,    The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, music 8 pm, 6 pm, $

The Calamari Brothers featuring Steve Cass, swing, Tasty Diner Sports Bar and Grill, 410 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 354-4420. 6-10 pm.

Dick Willner, blues jam, Woodland Meeting House, 115 East Killingly Rd. (off Route 94), Foster. 647-3838. 6-10 pm.

MONDAY, DEC. 23

John Allmark's 16-Piece Jazz Orchestra, Bovi's Town Tavern, 287 Taunton Ave., East Providence. 434-9670, bovistavern.com. 9 pm, $


posted by Bill Melone, 12/16/13