Jazz Listing 3/12/2018 to 3/25/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 3/12/2018 TO 3/25/2018

(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)

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

NOTE: URI Music events or musicians in blue

MONDAY, MARCH 12

The Groove Merchants, trumpet, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

Mary King, Kevin Fallon and Phil Edmonds: Celtic, South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale, 1057 Kingstown Rd. 789-1555, ext. 110. 6 p.m.

Billy Musto, piano, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 6 – 8pm 

Reasons: pop, Venda/Costantino’s Ristorante, 265 Atwells Ave., Providence. 421-9105. 6-10 p.m.

Joanne Lurgio: acoustic open mic, Pub on Park, Legion Bowl and Billiards, 661 Park Ave., Cranston. 641-5815. 7:30-10:30 p.m. sign-up 7 pm 

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

Big City Jazz: Joe Potenza, bass, Ben Ricci, drums, w/other guests TBA, jazz, blues, standards, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

Dan Blakeslee with Haunt the House and Eric George: folk, AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence. as220.org. 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

St. Patrick’s Day Lunch & Dance: Vini Ames Trio: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Venus de Milo Restaurant, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, Mass. (508) 678-3901, noon to 4 p.m.

Steve Burke Duo: smooth jazz, dance, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 5-8 p.m.

Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker Group, Acacia Club, at The Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 7-10 pm

(On hiatus March & April) Live Jazz Series: pop, jazz, standards, dance, Mezzo Ultra Lounge, 393 Charles St. Providence, 331-3000, mezzoprovidence.com, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Kirk Feather, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Chris Leigh Band, progressive blues, rock, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Wednesday Night Music: TBA, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 8:30 – 11:30 p.m

Neal Vitullo, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

Blues At Lou’s: Original Blues DeVille Open Jam w/ Dick Willner: Lou’s Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. 762-9741. 8 pm.

The Funky Autocrats, The Parlour Music & Food, 1119 North Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com, 9 pm.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 6-9 pm

Steven Palumbo: solo vocals, Siena, 400 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. stevenpalumbo.com. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Aoife Clancy and Bill Elliott: Celtic, folk, Barrington Public Library, 281 County Rd. 247-1920. 6:30 p.m.

Jabbawaukee: funk, blues, psychedelic rock, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7-10 pm

Swingin’ Jazz Night: Manny Morales (trumpet) BlueClue Quintet, w/Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelman, keys, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, swing, blues, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

The Coastline Swing Band: Venice Restaurant and Banquet Center, 165 Shore Rd. (Route 1A), Westerly. Dinner reservations, 348-0055. 7:30-9:30 p.m. info contact Hank Burr 364-6263.

Thor Jensen, vocals guitar, Tap Room, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

The Dustbowl Revival, Americana, roots, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

The Bad Plus w/Reid Anderson, bass, Orrin Evans, piano, Dave King, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

The Mac Odom Band: rhythm and blues, Motown, 133 Club, 29 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-1330, 133club.net. 8:30 p.m.

The Z-Boys, surf rock, county, Latin, w/Blue Light Bandits, Newport Blues Club, 286 Thames St. Newport, 841-5510, newportblues.com/concerts-events/, 9pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 

Steve Burke, Tumblesalts, 2 Morgan Ave., North Providence. 349-0557. 12 – 3 p.m.

Al Abbott, vocals. piano, jazz, standards, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 pm

Triad Duo featuring Kimber-Lee Jacobson: pop, top 40, Chapel Grille Restaurant, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

Sound An Echo, Rachael Kilgour and Sara Pajunen, vocals and violins, traditional, folk, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7-10 pm

John and Joanne Jazz Duo w/Joanne Rodino, vocals, John Monlloss, guitar, jazz, Latin, standards, Jo’s Bistro. 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-550, 7pm to 10pm

Tish Adams (vocals) Jazz Trio, feat./Dennis Hughes, keys, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, blues, standards, Tavolo, 289 Atwells Av, Prov, 401-274-6000, www.tavolowinebar.com, 7-10 pm

A*voyce is Bob Shlink, guitar, Ava Gaudet, vocals, jazz standards, acoustic soul, rock & pop classics, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100, lobsterpotri.com. 7:30-10:30 pm

Johnny Hoy & The Bluefish, vocals harmonica, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m

Terry Lee Goffee as Johnny Cash: The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes: rhythm and blues, rock, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 8 p.m.

Indigo Girls: folk rock, The Strand Theatre, 79 Washington St., Providence. 331-5876, thestrandri.com. 8 p.m.

Rick Germanson (piano) Trio, w/Gerald Cannon, bass, Willie Jones III, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Sugar, 8 member group, disco, funk, R&B, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Steve Anthony & Persuasion w/vocalist Gabrielle Silva, 39 West, 39 Phenix Ave, Cranston,  

Those Guys, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30 am.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

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

Steve Smith and the Nakeds: rhythm and blues, rock, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 6:30-10:30 p.m.

St Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance: Vini Ames Trio: swing, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Kelley Gazzero VFW Post, 1428 Plainfield Pike, Cranston. Reservation: 944-0328, 7 pm

The Honey Dewdrops, Laura Wortman and Kagey Parris, vocals and guitars, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7-10 pm

Blue Neon: 1950s, ’60s, swing, Smithfield Elks Lodge 23569, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820, 7:30-11 p.m.

Satisfaction: Rolling Stones tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Calamari Brothers: swing, oldies, Stillwater Tavern, 280 George Washington Highway, Smithfield. 232-0300. 8-11 p.m.

Pat Travers Band, guitar rock, STAVO opens, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Party: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, blues, dinner specials, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Billy Childs (piano) Quartet, w/Dayna Stephens, sax, Alon Near, bass, Ari Hoenig, drums, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Mark Cutler & Men Of Great Couage, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm-12:30 am.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

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

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

Jazz Sundays: Winiker Jazz Trio, Bistro Duet, 190 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA, 781-316-8808, bistroduet.com, 11 am – 2:30 pm.

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

Blue Roots Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 1-4 pm

Reminisants, swing, oldies, doo wop, Lighthouse Bar, Twin Rivers Casino, 100 Twin River Rd, Lincoln, twinriver.com/entertainment, 2 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Jim Porcella, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass. Gary Johnson, drums, Arnie Krakowsky, sax, CD Release: “Dream Dancing with You,” jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Tish Adams (vocals) Jazz Trio, feat./Gino Rosati, guitar, Joe Potenza, bass, jazz, blues, standards, Strings Bar & Grill, 183 George Waterman Rd, Johnston RI, 473-1140, www.stringsbar.com 3-7 pm

Parlour Jazz Jam feat./Mark Medeiros , guitar, Ben Shaw, sax, Joe Grilli, bass, Ryan Kowal, drums, playing New Orleans style jazz. The Parlour, 1119 N Main, Providence. 5-8 pm. https://goo.gl/CCPQY6

Jazz Trio w/Ian Quinton Banno, bass, Jon Sundstrom, drums, James Winner, sax, standards, jazz, funk, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, samsinnri.com/new-events/, 4-8pm.

Cherish the Ladies: Irish folk, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org. 7 p.m.

Sarah Potenza, winner on The Voice, tour for CD “Monster,” The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30-10:30 pm

MONDAY, MARCH 19

The Groove Merchants, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm ,

The House Combo, rhythm and blues and blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30 pm

 

COMING UP:

TUESDAY, MARCH 20

Lois Vaughan and Friends, jazz, Newport County Chamber of Commerce Expo, Gurney’s Resort, One Goat Island, Newport, 847-1600, newportchamber.com/events/, 5-6 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

Jim Porcella, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass, CD Release: “Dream Dancing with You,” jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

Squirrel Nut Zippers, jump blues, swing, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.