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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 9/30/2019 TO 10/7/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org:  In center of home page under “Recent Blog Posts” or under the “Information” tab at the top of the page, click Jazz Listings.

(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) 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Radio Honey Band, sweet sounds from the 70s thru today, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 pm

THE EDEN SHOW: singers Tish Adans, Cathy Androzzi, and Bryn Martin, with Eden Casteel, vocals, piano, Joe Potenza, bass, Malcolm Starr, drums, standards, blues, ballads, comedy tunes, Bravo Bistro, 123 Empire St, Downtown Providence RI, 490-5112, information and reservations at http://www.edencasteel.com, 7 pm

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, Dennis Pratt, bass, jazz standards, Tarrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, terrazzari.com, 6 – 9 pm,

Steve Volkman, singer songwriter, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 pm

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, w/guest Joe Potenza, bass, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

The Autocrats w/Leon Spradley, vocals, Mark Love Gonsalves, vocals, John Allmark, trumpet, Patrick Nigro, sax, Tucker Antell, sax, David Prout, guitar, Rusty Hughes, keys, John Vaughan, bass, Chris Ottaviano, percussion, Vinny Pagano, drums, funk, R&B, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence,  (774) 526-9736, askewprov.com, 9 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, keys, Becky Bass, steel drums, The Rooftop at the Providence G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m.

Steve Burke: sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, Los Andes, 903 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, 6 – 9 pm

Oldies Night: Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mary Andrews, vocals, Pat Cardeiroi, guitar, vocals, Jeff Fountain, drums, pop, rock, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Dan Lord and The Big Shots. blues, swing, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 6:30pm, dance lessons 7pm, show 7:30pm 

Dave Howard, vocals, special guest with VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, R&B, roots, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 7:30 -10:30 pm 

LUNA w/Dean Wareham, vocals/guitar, Britta Phillis, bass, Sean Eden, guitar, Lee Wall, drums, preformimg “Bewitched” indie rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm

(NEW LOCATION) Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker (sax) and friends, Soul Pocket Jazz Hang, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence, theparlourri.com 9-10 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, pop, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 -10 p.m.

Coastline Swing Band, swing dance, Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Rd. (Rt,1A) Westerly RI, 348-0045, venicerestaurant.com, mention you want to see the band, 7:30-9:30

Folk For Now Series: Allysen Callery, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

F and Blues Band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Live Jazz Night: TBA, jazz, funk, swing, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 pm 

Tom Rush, w/fellow singer songwriter, Matt Nakoa, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm

Darrell Scott, singer songwriter, guitar, rock, folk, county, blues, Mike Laureanno, opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

Grace Kelly (sax, vocals)  & Band, contemporary jazz, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

Matt Fraza Band returns with two new acts in tow: A/O, Boston-based Indie-Folk trio, and solo songwriter Eric “Snake” Gulliksen, mandolin, guitar, originals and traditional covers, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 8pm

Thor Jensen, vocals, guitar, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

Blues Project feat./Roy Blumenfeld, drums, Steve Katz, guitar, from Blood, Sweat, and Tears, Jesse Williams, bass, Ken Clark, keys, vocals, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Trinity, Crosby Stills Nash & Young tribute, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 8 – 10:30pm

The Who’s “Tommy” – The 50th Anniversity Concert by The Collective, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm

Through the Doors, tribute to the music of Jim Morrison and The Doors, w/special guest Kate Russo’s Piece of my Pearl Janis Joplin tribute, rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm

Rock and Soul Review, eight piece dance and party band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

John, guitar, and Joanne, vocals, Jo’s Bistro 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, 8 – 11pm.

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, Sonoma Bistro 7366 Post Rd, North Kingstown, 295-0800, 8-11pm

Mike Dwonszwk (bass) Dwonztet, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Heavy Rescue Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd. Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 1-4 pm.

“Jazz in the Afternoon” Kim Marcoux (vocals) Jazz Quartet, South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale, 1057 Kingstown Rd. Peace Dale. 789-1555 xt 110, 2pm

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

University Artist Series: Caroline O’Dwyer, mezzo-soprano and Brett Hodgon, piano, “The Sounds of The Nation,” feat. songs of Dvorak, Debussy, Mahler, and Sibelius, Fine Arts Center 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, 8pm

Rhode To Bali: Yacouba Diabate, master Kora player born in Burkina Faso, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 7pm, show 8pm

Scott Hamilton, tenor sax,  homecoming concert feat./Donna Byrne, vocals, Tim Ray, piano, Marshall Wood. bass, Jim Gwin, drums,  Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

Beatles For Sale, tribute, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 8 – 10:30pm

Bahamian Hurricane Relief Benefit: Hope Road, Bob Marley tribute band, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 8pm, Show 9pm 

The Weight Band feat./members of The Band and Levon Helm Band, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Robert Black & The Elvis Express Band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11pm 

Ottmar Liebert, guitar, & Luna Negra, a mix of Spanish, Mexican and world elements, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, doors, 7pm, show, 8pm

Benny Green  (piano) Trio w/David Wong, bass, Aaron Kimmel, drums, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

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

Steve Burke: jazz, Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham. (508) 384-3003. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

John Badessa Big Band w/Bob Mainelli and Rachel Ellinwood, vocals, music and songs of Basie, Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé, Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd, Lincoln, twinriver.com/entertainment, 2 – 6pm 

Women’s Voices 3: Benefit for The Institute for the Musical Arts I.M.A. Rock and Roll Camp For Girls, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez, 5:40 – 7pm, Daphne Lee Martin. 4:15 – 5:15pm, ArleneWow, 3 -5pm, Sue Mead & Friends, 2:20 – 3:50 pm, doors 1:30pm

Ocean State Chamber Orchestra, director Professor Ann Danis, Fine Arts Center 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, 3pm

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Greg Abate, sax, flute, Matt DeChamplain, piano, Alan Burnstein. bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm 

Ed Peabody & the Big Blue Thang, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7pm

Sunday Jazz: Dan Moretti (sax, flute) and The Hammond Boys, w/Tish Adams, vocals, Steve DeConti, guitar, Mark Teixeira, drums, Dave Limina, Hammond B-3 keys, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, doors 5pm, show 6pm

George McCsnn, guitar, from James Montgomery Blues Band, fundraiser for RI Senior Men’s Baseball League Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI, 782-1018, courthousearts.org, 5:30 – 8pm

Frankie & the Know It Alls, feat./Frank Albert, guitar, blues, rock, jazz and R&B, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm 

Folk For Now Series: Russel Connors, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

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

 

COMING UP:

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, blues, standards, The Parlour, 1119 NorthMain St., Providence, 383-5858, thparlourri.com, 5-8pm