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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 4/14 TO 4/21/2014 (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, APRIL 21

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening,, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

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

TUESDAY APRIL 22

Big City Jazz: Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St., Pawtucket, 639-0925, 7 – 10:30 pm.

Horse Feathers, folk, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, columbustheatre.com. 9 pm. $15 advance; $17 day of show. 10th anniversary acoustic tour.

WEDNESDAY,  APRIL 23

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

Ballroom Dance Lessons, Sara Barker, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragasett, 782-2597, www.thetowers.com/events, 6 pm: waltz, 7 pm: rumba, 8: tango, $$

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

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

Teri Givens, vocals, Yvonne Monnett, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 pm

The Greg Abate Quartet featuring Tim Ray, John Lockwood and Mark Walker, be-bop jazz, Wamsutta Club, 427 County St., New Bedford. (508) 997-7431. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount; Benefit for the YWCA of Southwestern Massachusetts.

THURSDAY,  APRIL 24

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

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 – 11 pm. $

The David Bromberg Big Band, folk and blues, Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston. (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com. 7:30 pm. $$$$-$$$$$$

URI Big Band, Jared Sims, director, Jazz Ensemble, Dave Zinno, director, Fine Arts Center, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, www.uri.edu/music, 8 pm, $$, discount for students & seniors.

Diane Blue’s Women in Blues featuring Lisa Mann, Lydia Warren, Myanna and Diane Gately, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

The Joan Osborne Acoustic Triol featuring Keith Cotton and Jack Petruzzelli, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$$$ advanced purchase discount

FRIDAY, APRIL 25

Nick Sanfilippo, piano, jazz/pop, Wharf Tavern, 215 Water St., Warren. 289-2524, thewharftavernri.com. 6-9 pm.

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

Al Abbott, swing, La Cucina, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 349-4130. 6:30-10:30 pm.

The Reggie Centracchio Group featuring Barry and Judy DeRossi, Joe Esposito and John Badessa, swing and jazz, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 6:30-9:30 pm.

Deb Larkin, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, jazz, pop, Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 847-1300. Spiced Pear Restaurant, 847-2244. 6-10 pm. 

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

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

Steve Burke, jazz, Rhode Island Yacht Club, 1 Ocean Ave., Cranston. 941-3335. 7-11 pm.

Debra Mann, vocals/piano, Dino Gavoni, sax, Joe Potenza, bass, Aspire Rest., Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St, Providence, 521-3333, aspirerestaurant.com/events 7:30-11:30pm, no cover, valet parking at Mathewson St. entrance.

Wayne Patenaude, Broadway cabaret, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover.

Brown University Jazz Band directed by Matthew McGarrell, Brown University, Salomon Center, DeCiccio Family Auditorium, Waterman and George streets, Providence. 8 pm. Free.

John Armstrong, blues/rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

Mark Greenwood and the Backdrops, Americana and roots, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 8 pm. $$. Limited seating.

Ryan Montbleau, folk rock, Americana, soul and rhythm and blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Michael Johnson and Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli, folk, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 8 pm, doors open at 7:30, $$ advanced purchase discount

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

Bruce Smith, jazz, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8:30 pm-12:30 am.

Honky Tonk Masquerade, country, western swing and honky-tonk, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 pm. No cover.

Sugar, disco, funk, hip-hop and rhythm and blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 9 pm.

Ali Ryerson (flute) Quintet, with Mike DeMicco, guitar, Mark Egan, bass, Pete Levin, piano, Karl Latham, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7:30 pm show at 8:30 pm,  $$$ 

Dave Howard, Neal Vitullo & The Vipers, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  APRIL 26

Paul Hoffman, singer/guitarist, Love Songs of the Swing Era, Peace Dale Library, 1057 Kingstown Rd. Peace Dale, 2 pm, free.

Dave Manuel, jazz, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Five33 Lounge, 1 Goat Island, Newport. 851-1234. 4-6 pm. 

Steve Burke, jazz, Marchetti’s Restaurant, 1463 Park Ave., Cranston. 943-7649, marchettis.com. 5:30-8:30 pm.

Dawn Chung, solo piano, Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St, Newport, 849-3999, 6:30 – 10 pm

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

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

Echoes Quartet, gospel, Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Ave., Pawtucket. 724-6390. 6:30 pm. Free will offering.

The John Badessa Trio featuring Steve Heck and Tom Pasquarelli, jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 7-10 pm.

Tapestry Worship Jazz Ensemble, Christian blues, gospel, jazz and Latin, Upper Room, 2nd Floor, 1221 Main St., West Warwick. 823-5330, thearticmission.org/upperRoom.html. 7 pm. Free will donation.

The Gnomes, world, Stone Church Coffee House, First Congregational Church, 280 High St., Bristol. 253-4813, stonechurchcoffeehouse.com. 7:30 pm. $$ student discount; children 5 and under free.

Pat Loncar and Diamond, jazz, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St. (Route 114), Bristol. 253-9100. 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover.

Anthony Gomes, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

The Harvard Krokodiloes, a cappella, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 399 Hope St., Bristol. 253-7717. 8 pm. $$; senior and student discounts.

The International String Trio, jazz, world and classical, Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. 8 pm. $$, advanced purchase discount.

Tom Rush, folk, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth. 683-5085, commonfencemusic.org. 8 pm. $$$$

Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, swing and rhythm and blues, Tri-City Elks Lodge #14, 1919 West Shore Rd., Warwick. 737-9510. 8:15-11:15 pm. $$, advanced purchase discount; Benefit for Elks charities.

The Curtis Brothers; Luques, bass, & Zaccai, piano, jazz/Latin, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7: 30 pm show at 8:30 pm,  $$$

Scott Pemberton, guitar, rock, The Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly, 315-5070, www.theknickerbockercafe.com/calendar, 8 pm, $

The Funky White Honkies, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

Deb Stevens, gong sound bath, in Yellow Building, 6:30 pm ($$), and Kami Lyle and Kimon Kirk, Americana, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 7:30 pm,  $$ advanced purchase discount.

Los Gatos w/John Monlos, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 8 pm – 12m

Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, electric bass, jazz, standards, Blue Water Grill Bar & Grill, 32 Barton Av, Barrington RI, 401-247-0017, www.bluewatergrillri.com, 8:30 - 11pm, Free Parking, Full Kitchen 'til 10pm, Bar Menu 'til 11pm, Casual Attire, no cover

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 27

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.

Detroit Breakdown, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 1 – 4 pm, no cover

Kelly Lennon, jazz and pop, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2-6 pm. No cover. 18+.

ABC Trio with Bonnie Mann, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

Carol Sloane, vocals with “Tony Benett’s rhythm section,” Mike Renzi, piano, Gray Sargent, guitar, Marshall Wood, bass, and Artie Cabral, drums; jazz & standards, Providence Marriott, 1 Orms St., Providence. Call John Worsley, 728-7707, or Al DeAndrade, 724-2720, for reservation. 4-7 pm. $$. (doors open 3:30 pm, cash bar, refreshments, food.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 28

The Fifth Element House Band featuring John Sippell, Alex Chapman, Nick Sanfilippo and Doug Woolverton, pop, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and easy listening,, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552, thefifthri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm.

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

COMMING UP

TUESDAY, APRIL 29 The John Badessa Big Band featuring Tony DelSignore, swing, The Villa, 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. 821-0060. 7:30-10:30 pm. $


posted by Bill Melone, 04/20/14