Jazz Listing 6/4/2018 to 6/11/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 6/4/2018 TO 6/11/2018

(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

MONDAY, JUNE 4 

1stMondays: Diane Carey and Sheryl Altman w/Joe Mulholland, piano, Greg Holt bass, jazz, Broadway, cabaret, Napoleon Room, Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA, 617-536-0966, clubcafe.com, dinner seating 6:30, show 7:30

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

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra: The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 p.m. All ages.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

Cavalcade of Bands: Ballroom (MC-Steve Bianchi-WBLQ 1230AM): Arthur Medeiros Orchestra, directed by Dan FerreiraAl Marano Group; Foyer (MC-Bill Melone-WRIU 90.3FM): Bob Mainellii Group, Nancy Paolino & the Black Tie Band, Shawn Monteiro Group w/Yvonne MonnettMary Bogan/Ginny Conley Group w/Bill Moretti, Angela Bacari/Nicholas King Group w/Yvonne Monnett, Lois Vaughan Group, Rhodes on The Pawtuxet, Rhodes Place, Cranston, 5:30 – 10:30 pm, (for information call Providence Federation of Musicians, 780-6887 M-F 10am -3pm)

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

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/guests, guitar, jazz, blues, standards, Murphy’s Law, 2 George St, Pawtucket, 724-5522, www.murphyslawri.com, 7:30 – 11 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Czesare Santana: Latin alternative, folk, Burnside Park, Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org. noon to 1 p.m.

Steve Burkesmooth 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

TBA, jazz, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

Let’s Dance Wednesdays: The Keepers, swing, R&B blues, jazz, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

TBA, blues, with the VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, www.vintagerhythmandbluesensemble.com 8-10:30 pm

Los Lonely Boys: Chicano rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya: pop, hip-hop, jazz fusion, rock, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, columbustheatre.com. 8 p.m.

The Funky Autocrates, funk, R&B, The Parlour, 1119 N, Main St. Providence, 383-5858, theparlourri.com. 10 pm

THURSDAY, JUNE 7

America’s First Black Diva: Sissteretta Jones At 150 (member of Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame): Seven events for a three day celebration, information at stagesoffreedom.org/sissieretta-jones 421-0606 (also Friday & Saturday) 

Thursday, June 7, 5pm – Exhibit Opening “Sisseretta Jones: The Greatest Singer of Her Race,”Stages of Freedom Museum, 10 Westminster St., Providence

Thursday, June 7, 7pm One Woman Play – “The Sun Is Shining: Sissieretta Jones,”The Pavillion at Grace Church, 300 Westminster St., Providence

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.

Dan Lord and the Big Shots: rock, blues, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. thetowersri.com. 7-10 p.m.

Thursday Night Social:Groove Axiom and Tai Chi Funk Squad, funk, dance, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. 7 -11 p.m.

Live Jazz Night: John Monllos(guitar) and Friends. jazz, swing, funk, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Jenny Dale Lord & Steve Lott, Texas recording artists, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Bettye LaVette, soul, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Summer Music Series: Gary Gramolini and the Grinders, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 8 – 11 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 8,

America’s First Black Diva: Sissteretta Jones At 150 (member of Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame): Seven events for a three day celebration, information at stagesoffreedom.org/sissieretta-jones 421-0606  (also Thursday & Saturday)

Friday June 8, 10am Gallery Talk and Tea, “Finding Sissieretta,” Creating the Exhibit, Stages of Freedom Museum, 10 Westminster St., Providence,

Friday June 8, 5 pm- Keynote, Author Maureen Lee & Archivist Gino Francesconi of Carnegie Hall, Providence Atheneum, 251 Benefit St., Providence

PVD Fest: noon – 11 pm, multiple venues, Providence, pvdfest.com. for artist and schedules

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

John and Joanne Jazz Duo w/Joanne Rodino, vocals, John Monlloss, guitar, jazz, Latin, standards, Jo’s Bistro. 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, 7pm to 10pm

Biscuit City, roots rock, classic country, honky tonk,The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 -10:30 p.m.

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Back Nine Tavern, Louisquisset Golf Course, 1 Overlook Circle, North Providence. 353-1620. 8-11 p.m.

Bobby Messano and Broken Toys: rock, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Brass Attack: rhythm and blues, rock, Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. 349-3500, thelastresortri.com. 8 p.m.

Gary Gramolini and Roger Ceresi: acoustic duo, Mariner Grill, 140 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett. 284-3282. 7:30-11 p.m.

Dean Ford & The Beautiful Ones, PRINCE tribute band, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. doors 7 pm, music, 8 – 10:30 pm.

Ava Gaudet and Bob Schlink: pop, Lobster Pot, 119 Hope St., Bristol. 253-9100. No cover. 8-11 p.m.

Ola Onabule, vocals, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Listening To The Jets, feat./Tony Chagnon, lead guitarist, singer/songwriter (formerly with In The Woods,) with Shawn Allen, bass, John Grady, bass, CD release for “When Autumn Falls,” opening The Inner Fold with Ray Carroll & Shawn Allen, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE

America’s First Black Diva: Sissteretta Jones At 150 (member of Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame): Seven events for a three day celebration, information at stagesoffreedom.org/sissieretta-jones 421-0606 (also Thursday & Friday) 

Saturday, June 9, 2 pm, Concert – Sissieretta Jones and Her Music, Congdon Street Baptist Church, 17 Congdon St, Providence,

Saturday, June 9, 5 pm, Headstone Ceremony for Sissieretta’s Unmarked Grave – The Last Rose of Summer: Reception: Southside Cultural Center, 393 Broad St., Providence; Procession to Grace Church Cemetary, Broad St., & Elmwood Ave., Providence

PVD Fest: noon – 6pm, multiple venues, Providence, pvdfest.com. for artist and schedules

Steve Burke: jazz, Purple Cat Vineyard and Winery, 11 Money Hill Rd., Chepachet. 566-9463. 1-4 p.m.

TBA, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

Vini Ames Duo: jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, oldies, Back Nine Tavern Deck, Louisquisset Golf Course, 1 Overlook Circle, North Providence. 353-1620. 3-6 p.m.

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

Steve DeConti and The Freinds, jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. 7:30 p.m.

Vini Ames Duo: swing, oldies, Smithfield Elks Lodge 2359, 326 Farnum Pike. 231-9820. 7:30-11 p.m.

Evening Sky: Gino Rosati, guitar, Chris Brooks, petal steel guitar, Joe Potenza. bass, Eric Hastings, drums, jazz, Askew Bistro & Entertainment, 150 Chestnut St., Providence, 270-4040, askewprov.com, doors 8 pm.

Commander Cody: blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

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

David Alvin & Jimmie Dale with The Guilty Ones, Opening, Dead Rock West, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River, Mass. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors 7 pm show, 8 p.m.

Johnny O”Neal (piano) Trio, jazz, The Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Neal Vitullo and The Vipers, American roots, 9thCD release, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

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.

Steven Palumbo as Dean Martin: easy listening, Twin River Casino, Lighthouse Bar, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln. 723-3200, (877) 827-4837, twinriver.com. 2 p.m.

John Badessa (drums) Trio, w/Judy DeRossi, vocals, Barry DeRossi, piano, swing, jazz, Al’s Waterfront Grill. 28 Water St., East Providence, 434-0590, 4-7 pm

Duke Robillard(guitar) Band, Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 -7 pm.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Ceasar, vocals,  Greg Wardson, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Jazz Trio w/TBA, standards, jazz, funk, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, samsinnri.com/new-events/, 4-8pm.

Leland Baker (sax) Trio, jazz, The Grange, 166 Broadway, Providence, providencegrange.com, 8-10 pm

Ian Fitzgerald, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

MONDAY, JUNE 11

Gained In Translation – jazz, standards and pop songs sung in French, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian,Victoria Richter, vocals, accordion, Moe Methot, rhythm guitar, Shep Shapiro, bass, Pat Flanagan, drums, percussion,Chris Brooks, lead guitar, jazz, pop, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453. 7 p.m.

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