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BRISTOL FOURTH OF JULY CONCERT SERIES,

Roger Williams University, use North Entrance on Metacom Avenue to access the concerts. Chairs and blankets may not be set up until 5pm each night.  Mask wearing is encouraged for those that are not vaccinated. Please keep a three foot distance from those not in your group, https://www.fourthofjulybristolri.com/concert-series-2021

MONDAY, JUNE 28

Gerry Grimo & the East Bay Jazz, ensemble music from the 1930’s through 1990’s with an emphasis on the “hits” of Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Standards, Oldies, Motown/R&B, Classic Rock, and 90’s Pop/Dance music, Reggae, Country. Ballroom, Latin, 6:30 pm

Reminisce, 7 members (4 vocalists, 3 instrumentalists) recreating the original sounds of 50’s and early 60’s recordings,.7:45 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 29

Andre Arsenault, singer, guitarist, original songs about his hometown of Bristol, RI putting his on spin on his own spin on rock, pop, folk, blues, country, with friends Bob Tomassone (guitar), Eric Leffingwell (bass) and Scott Grimo (drums.). 6:30 pm

Country Wild Band, from Newport 7 member contemporary country dance and show band, 7 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30

World Premier Band, musicians with endless imaginations seeding the music of the 90’s and Today with Funk, Dance, Originals, and R&B. 7 pm

THURSDAY, JULY 1

SIRSY, singer/songwriter Melanie Krahmer (also drummer, pianist, flutist) and Rich Libutti, guitar, bass, 6:30 pm

Colby James & The Ramblers, singer/songwriter, guitarist, and the 4 Ramblers, acoustic rock and roll, 7:45 pm 

FRIDAY, JULY 2

Charley Marie, Providence singer “here to prove that “everywhere has a country side.” 6:30 pm

Blue FOs, “6 piece Rhythm & Blues explosion…together for over twenty years, 7:45 pm

SATURDAY, JULY 3

Bar Fly, Newport rock band, covering current artists such as The Killers, The Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul and The Black Keys, as well as timeless rock classics, 6:30 pm

DMB Project, This 6-piece band, really delivers the soulful lyrics and toe-tapping Jams, while exploring and recreating the entire Dave Matthews Band song catalogue. 7:45 pm

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30

French Roast: Michelle Kaminsky, Alan Bradbury, Mark Wholley, Jim Joseph, Rachel Panitch, fiddle tunes and songs from French Canada to the Cajun music of Louisiana, picnic on the grass, Fee per car for Non-members, preregistration required at www.blithewold.org/event, Blithewold, 101 Ferry Rd. (Rt. 114), Bristol, 6-8pm

Quinfecta Band, 2021 Scituate Summer Concert Series, Gazebo, North Scituate 6:30 – 8pm

Vintage Rhythm and Blues Ensemble, Pun On Park, 665 Park Ave, Cranston, 7:30-10pm, dance lessons with preregistration at (401) 785-9595, www.pubonparkri.com

THURSDAY,  JULY 1 

Sweet Mercy, Tap Room at The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly RI, (401) 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com,  8pm

FRIDAY,  JULY 2

Matt Fraza Band, Country DNA, Peace Collective, Pumphouse Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, RI, (401) 824-9971, www.pumphousemusicworks.com, Doors 4:30pm show 5:30pm

Steve Anthony and Persuasion, Costantino’s Venda Bar & Ristorante, 275 Atwells Avenue. Providence, RI (401) 528-1100, www.costantinosristorante.com, from 7-11 PM

SON’S OF SKYNYRD- LYNYRD SKYNYRD TRIBUTE, Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd. West Kingstown, www.courthousearts.org, (401) 864-6644, 8 pm.

SOULSHOT: Album Release Show, “Limited Ticket Sales,” The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly RI, (401) 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, doors 8pm, show 9pm

SATURDAY, JULY 3

Greg Abate, sax, flute, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vinyards, 582 Waapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 1- 4pm (bring chairs)

Leland Brown Quartet w/special guest Kim Marcoux, Pumphouse Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, RI, (401) 824-9971, www.pumphousemusicworks.com, Doors 6pm show 7pm

Ronnie Sands & Lady D, Costantino’s Venda Bar & Ristorante, 275 Atwells Avenue. Providence, RI (401) 528-1100, www.costantinosristorante.com, from 7-11 PM

Johnny and The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm and blues, “Limited Ticket Sales,” The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly RI, (401) 315-5070, www.knickmusic.com, doors 7pm, show 8pm

SUNDAY, JULY 4

Jazz and Blues Barbecue: Rhode To Bali, Dam Moretti Jazz/Blues All-Stars, Sugar Ray Norcia, Smug Honey, Doors 1pm, show 2-7pm, Pumphouse Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, RI, (401) 824-9971, www.pumphousemusicworks.com,

(check for holiday change?) Michael Dutra as Strictly Sinatra, Costantino’s Venda Bar & Ristorante, 275 Atwells Avenue. Providence, RI (401) 528-1100, www.costantinosristorante.com, from 6:30-9:30 PM

 

COMING UP

SATURDAY, JULY 10 

TWO SHOWS – 1pm and 5pm:

Debbie Larkin, vocals. Jeff Stout, trumpet, Mike Renzi, piano, Dick Lupino, bass, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vinyards, 582 Waapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 1- 4pm (bring chairs)

Bay Sprig Gypsy Caravan feat./ Andy Reich, violin, Ben Andrews, guitar, Jack Soref, guitar, Jameson Stewart, bass & guitar, Greenvale Vinyards, 582 Waapping Rd., Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 5- 8pm (bring chairs)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 1

Greg Abate, sax, flute, Ben Cook piano, Todd Baker , bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, standards, Concert On The Green, East Ferry Memorial Square, Conanicus Ave, Jamestown,

 

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL

AUGUST 3, 4, 5

Fort Adams State Park, Newport

Artists Scheduled to Appear

(More Artists Announcements Coming)

 

FRIDAY 8/3

Khruancbin

Kamasi Washington

Robert Clasper Acoustic Trio

A Christian McBride Situation

Cory Wong

Yola

Makaya McCraven

Catherine Russell

The Arturo O’Farrill Quintet

URI Big Band

 

SATURDAY 8/4

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Mavis Staples

Ledisi (sings Nina Simone)

Robert Clasper & Terrance Martin, present “Dinner Party”

Chris Potter Circuits Trio

Terri Lyn Carrington + Social Science

Immanuel Wilikins

 

SUNDAY 8/5

Andra Day

Robert Clasper w/A Black Radio Production Special Guest

The Jam Jawn: Christian McBride, John Scofield, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

Charles Lloyd

Jazz Gallery All-Stars: Jaleel Shaw, Morgan Guerin, Joel Ross, Charles Altura, Gerald Clayton, Kendrick Scott, Renee Neufville

The Bogie Band, Featuring Joe Russo