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WRIU Jazz

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 6/16 TO 6/23/2014 

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

 

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

 

NOTE ADDITIONAL “SUMMER FESTIVALS” SECTION (at bottom)

TUESDAY, JUNE  17

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

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.

WEDNESDAY,  JUNE  18

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

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

Curtis Stigers, vocals, sax, Matthew Fries, piano, Cliff Schmitt, bass, Paul Wells, drums, John “Scrapper” Sneider, trumpet, Bobby Sneider, guitar, jazz, pop, soul, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$$

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

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Cartells, jazz, swing, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 7:30 – 10 pm, $ (free dance lesson at 7 pm)

Kelly B! & Hot Like Fire Band, Caribbean, Scullers, DoubleTree Suites, 400 Solders Field Rd., Boston, 866-777-8932, http://www.scullersjazz.com/, 8 pm, $$$

Travis Colby, keys, Doug Woolverton, trumpet, Mark Texeria, drums, blues, L’attitude, 2190 Broad St., Cranston, 780-8700, http://www.lattituderi.com/promotions.php, 8:30 – 11:30 pm

THURSDAY,  JUNE  19

Eight To The Bar, swing, jump blues, boogie woogie, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. 782-2597, thetowersri.com. 7-10 pm. $$

The Coastline Swing Band, Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 pm.

The Mango Trio featuring Liz Parrillo, jazz, Vintage Restaurant, 2 South Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1234, vintageri.com. 7:30 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 Dustbowl Revival, 8-piece string band with horns, “jug band,” hot swing, swamp blues, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$

Curtis Salgado, singer songwriter, harmonica, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$

Hot Steamed Jazz Fest Kick Off, Bill Sinclair All Stars, NOLA, tradidional jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, 85 Black Oak Dr, East Lyme CT, www.thesidedoorjazz.com 860-434-0886, doors open 7 pm show at 8 pm,  $$

Dan Bern & Grant Peoples, singer/songwriters, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advance purchase discount.

The Barley Hoppers, R&B, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 8 – 11 pm, no cover

FRIDAY,  JUNE  20

Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, 1-5 pm, and Positivity, pop and rock, 6-10 pm, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000.

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

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

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

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

Blackstrap Molasses, jazz, country and rock, Jesse W. Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane., Harrisville. 710-7800, jmslibrary.org. 7 pm. Free.

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

Greg Abate, alto/flute, Kent Hewitt, piano, Gary Johnson, drums, Joe Potenza, basses, jazz & ballads, 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.

Chris Thomas King, Grammy award winning “King of New Orleans Blues,” Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$ 

Mike Phillips, jazz, Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, 393 Charles St., Providence. 331-3000, pearlrestaurantri.com. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

The Thor Jensen Jazz Organization, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm. $

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

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

Curtis Salgado, singer/songwriter, blues, funk, R&B, standards Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$$

Bob Kendall, rock, CD release party, t, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$ advanced purchase discount

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

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

Sunna Gunnlaugs (piano) Trio, Porgrimur Jonsson, bass, Scott McLemore, 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,  $$$

Fat City Band, jump blues, soul, dance, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 9:30 pm – 1 am, no cover 

SATURDAY,  JUNE  21

Deb Larkin, vocals, Jeff Stout, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, bass/vocals, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm. $

The Dave Manuel Trio, pop and rock, 1-5 pm, and Milt Javery, rhythm and blues and jazz, 6-10 pm, Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits Restaurant, Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. 847-9000.

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. The

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

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

Duke Robillard, blues and jazz, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $$$ advanced purchase discount

Peg Delaney (piano) Trio, w/Earl Davis, drummer/vocals, Bill Delaney, bass, jazz, New England Institute of Technology, One New England Tech Blvd, East Greenwich, Music on the Hill fundraiser, www.musiconthehillri.com, Craig at 738-5632, 7:30 pm, $$$$

Alexi, singer/songwriter, soul, gospel, R&B, blues, jazz, Regatta Bar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA, 617-661-5000, www.regattabarjazz.com, 7:30 pm, $$

The Jesse Liam Band (Jesse & Jack Gauthier), covers and originals, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. BYO drinks and food, 8 pm doors open 7:30 pm, $$.

Sarah Elizabeth Charles, vocalist, with/Jesse Elder, piano, Rashaan Carter, bass, , 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 pm,  $$$

Dennis Gruenling, blues harp, Doug Deming, guitar, w/Band,jump blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $$ 

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 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.

Big City Band: Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, jazz, blues, Running Brook Vineyard, 335 Old Fall River Rd, North Darmounth, MA (508) 985-1998, www.runningbrookvineyard.com click on EVENTS, winery opens at noon music 1-5 pm.

Michael Troy and Chuck Williams, folk, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 1 pm. $. Benefit for veterans. 

Steve DeConte, guitar, Kent Hewitt, piano, jazz, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd, Narragansett, 792-4333, 4-7 pm

Mac Odom & The Chill, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, http://www.narragansettcafe.com/bands/, 4-7 pm, no cover

ABC Trio w/guest TBA, vocals, Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Artie Cabral, drums, jazz, swing, standards, Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd., Middletown. 847-2750. 3-7 pm.

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

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

MONDAY, JUNE 16

Ronnie Sands, pop and oldies, and Chris Jason, tribute to Frank Sinatra, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 7-10 pm.

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, $ 

SUMMER FESTIVALS:

SATURDAY JUNE 21

Summer Solstice Festival, Diamond Hill State Park, Route 114, Cumberland. 725-9272, riverfolk.org. Burning Bridget Cleary, Cantrip, Aoife Clancy, Eastern Medicine Singers, The Gnomes, Laurel Martin, Mark Roberts and Kieran Jordan, Robbie O’Connell, Ppanache, Pendragon, Harvey Reid and Joyce Andersen, Torrin Ryan and Mark Oien, Debbie O’Carroll and Mary King and Phil Edmonds, folk, Irish, Celtic, world and blues, 11 am-7 pm. Includes Irish step dancing by Tir Na Nog Irish Dance and Showcase Dance Productions and Marvelous Marvin Circus Acts. $$; discounts for seniors and children, under 5 free.

 

PAULIE’S NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL, Worcester, MA  (http://baevents.com/pauliesnolabluesandjazzfestival/)

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

Bobby Paltauf Band, Mern Shanno & The Membership, Roomful of Blue

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

Big Al Carson & The Blues Masters, Billy Iuso & Restless Natives, Honey Island Swamp Band, Eric Lindell & The Sunliners, George Porter, Jr. & The Runnin’ Partners, Marcia Ball

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Little Freddie King, Big Chief Juan Pardo & The Golden Commanches, Glen David Andrews, Buckwheat Zydeco.

 

HOT STEAMED JAZZ FESTIVAL, Essex CT (http://www.hotsteamedjazz.com/

JUNE 20, 21, 22

Friday "Hole in the Wall" stage:  5 to 5:45 PM: Festival All Stars, 6 to 7 PM: Route 17 Stompers, 7:15 to 8:15 PM:Galvanized Jazz Band, 8:30 to 9:30 PM:Jeff Barnhart

Friday "Armstrong" stage:   6 to 7 PM: Festival All Stars, 7:15 to 8:15 PM: Jeff Barnart, 8:30 to 9:30 PM:Galvanized Jazz Band, 9:45 to 10:45 PM:Festival All Stars

Saturday Afternoon, "Hole in the Wall" stage:  11 AM to Noon: Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band, 12:15 to 1:15 PM: The Sunnyland Jazz Band, 1:30 to 2:30 PM: Riverboat Ramblers, 2:45 to 3:45 PM: Heartbeat Jazz Band, 4 to 4:45 PM: Riverboat Ramblers

Saturday Afternoon, "Armstrong" stage:  11 AM to Noon: Heartbeat Jazz Band, 12:15 to 1:15 PM: Wolverine Jazz Band, 1:30 to 2:30 PM: Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band, 2:45 to 3:45 PM: The Sunnyland Jazz Band, 4 to 4:45 PM: Wolverine Jazz Band

Saturday Evening, "Hole in the Wall" stage:  5:45 to 6:45 PM: Festival All Stars, 6 to 7 PM: Heartbeat Jazz Band, 7:15 to 8:15 PM: Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band, 8:45 to 9:45 PM: Wolverine Jazz Band, 10 to 10:45 PM:The Big Jam

Saturday Evening, "Armstrong" stage:  5 to 5:45 PM: Heartbeat Jazz Band, 6 to 7 PM: Festival All Stars, 7:15 to 8:15 PM: Jeff Barnhart, 8 to 9:45 PM: Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band

Sunday, "Hole in the Wall" stage: 10:30 -: Gospel, Noon to 1 PM: Heartbeat Jazz Band, 1:15 to 2:15 PM: Dan Levinson's New Millennium All Stars, 2:30 to 3 PM: Festival All Stars, 3:45 to 4:45 PM: Jazz Jesters

Sunday, "Armstrong" stage: Noon to 1 PM: Jazz Jesters, 1:15 to 2:15 PM: Galvanized Jazz Band, 2:30 to 3 PM: Dan Levinson's New Millennium, 3:45 to 4:45 PM: Galvanized Jazz Band

Band lineup is subject to change 

 

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 (www.newportjazzfest.org)

Friday, August 1, 2014  Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 11:30 am- 6:00pmStage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jon Batiste & Stay HumanJohn Zorn's Masada Marathon: Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Cyro Baptista, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Ikue Mori, Greg Cohen, Joey Baron, Kenny Wollesen & many others Miguel Zenón & The "Identities" Big Band Darcy James Argue's Secret Society Snarky Puppy Cécile McLorin Salvant Rudresh Mahanthappa - A Charlie Parker Project, A World Premiere Amir ElSaffar Quintet Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Steve Bernstein, Jon Irabagon, Dave Taylor, Brandon Seabrook, Ron Stabinsky, Moppa Elliott & Kevin Shea Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors URI Jazz Festival Big Band

Friday, August 1, 2014   International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino

Gates: 6:30pm / Music: 8:00pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Dee Dee Bridgewater - To Billie With Love

Saturday, August 2, 2014   Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 10:30 am - 7:00pmStage & Set Times (posted in July)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Dave Holland Prism with Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland Gregory Porter Robert Glasper Experiment SFJAZZ Collective: Miguel Zenón, Avishai Cohen, David Sanchez, Robin Eubanks, Warren Wolf, Edward Simon, Matt Penman & Obed Calvaire Cécile McLorin Salvant Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band with Jon Cowherd, Chris Thomas, Melvin Butler & Myron Walden Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo, Alvaro Benavides, & Jhaire Sala Dick Hyman, Howard Alden & Jay Leonhart Kurt Rosenwinkel New Quartet Newport Now 60 Band: Anat Cohen, Karrin Allyson, Randy Brecker, Mark Whitfield, Peter Martin, Larry Grenadier & Clarence Penn Umbria Jazz presents Stefano Bollani & Hamilton de Holanda RIMEA Senior All-State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, August 3, 2014   Fort Adams State Park

Gates: 10:00am / Music: 10:30 am - 7:00pm

Stage & Set Times (posted in July)

Bobby McFerrin spirityouall David Sanborn & Joey DeFrancesco with Billy Hart & Warren Wolf Dr. John & The Nite Trippers Gary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage, Scott Colley & Marcus Gilmore Vijay Iyer Sextet with Graham Haynes, Mark Shim, Steve Lehman, Stephan Crump & Marcus Gilmore Danilo Perez Panama 500 with Ben Street, Adam Cruz Django Festival All-Stars featuring Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, DouDou Cuillerier, Peter Beets & Brian Torf,

Ron Carter Trio with Russell Malone & Donald Vega
Lee Konitz Quartet with special guest Grace Kelly
Ravi Coltrane
The Cookers: Donald Harrison, Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee & Billy Hart
Mingus Big Band