Jazz Listing 8/27/2018 to 9/3/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 8/27/2018 TO 9/3/2018

(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.orgwith any corrections or additions

MONDAY, AUGUST 27

The New 40, rock, Second Beach, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown. middletownri.com. 6-9 p.m.

Monday Night Jazz Concerts: Puppet Club w/Clay Nordhill, guitar, Sam Kurzontkaowski, bass, James Nordhill, drums, open jam, riverside patio, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St. Wakefield, 7pm

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

Tony Funches, Billy Davis, Louise Murray: Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Rd., Wakefield. 782-8587. 7:30pm

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

Bruce Jacques: Vegas show, One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport. 847-9460. 9:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28

Tony Cerbo: standard, Sinatra, Waterplace Park, Memorial Boulevard, Providence. eatplaylearnpvd.com. 5 p.m.

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, jazz, standards, Terrazza, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, www.terrazzari.com, 6-9 pm

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.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 

Nightlife Orchestra, swing, standards pop, Food Truck Night, Gazebo, 606 W. Greenville Rd. North Scituate, 5 – 8 pm.

Steve Burke: jazz, Sorrento’s Restaurant 1848 Smith St., North Providence. 353-8800. 6-9 p.m.

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, feat./Becky Bass, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 6 – 9 pm

The Jesse Liam Band: rock, acoustic, pop, country, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453, eastprovidencelibrary.org. 6:30 p.m.

CAV Jazz Night:Alexus Lee w/Jake Menendez, acoustic jazz, CAV, 14 Imperial Place, Providence, 751-9164, cavrestaurant.com, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Return of: Let’s Dance Wednesdays: Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ rhythm and blues, The Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 6:30 pm, dance lessons 7 pm, show 7:30 pm.

Ashe’s Wednesday Jazz: Tish Adams, vocals, Leland Baker (sax) Group,Acacia Club, at The Temple, 883 Eddy St. Providence, 8-11 pm

Isabel Stover, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Pamela Hines, piano, jazz, standards, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m

TBA, 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/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 8-10:30 pm

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST30

Nova One w/Roz Raskin, alternative, “60’s dreamy pop”, Girls Rock! RI alum. open, Food truck: Red’s Rhode Island, Burnside Park, Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Doug Woolverton and the Groove Merchants: funk, pop, Saint John the Evangelist’s lawn, 61 Poplar St., Newport. saintjohns-newport.org. 6-8:30 p.m.

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

Steve Palumbo: pop, Terrazza, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Victoria Richter and Moe Methot with Shep Shapiro, Craig McClune and Chris Brooks: jazz, pop, North Kingstown Public Library, 100 Boone St. 294-3306. 6:30 p.m.

Lois Vaughan, piano, jazz, 26 Waites Wharf, Newport. 239-4235, newportdinnercruise.com. 6:30-8 p.m.

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Cajun, The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd., Narragansett. thetowersri.com. 7-10 p.m.

Tai Chi Funk Squad: funk reggae, rock, opening, Stupid Robots,The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. 7 p.m.

Live Jazz Night: Michael Barclay de Tolly (guitar) Quartet, w/Chelly Knight, vocals, Peter Bodner, bass, Alex Radiches, drums, Noey’s, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. doors open 4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Pre Rhythm & Root Show:Donna The Buffalo, The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7pm, show 8 pm.

The Lost Farmers w/Joe Potenza, bass, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 8 – 11 pm

Roger Ceresi Trio, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 8-11 pm.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

Rhythm and Roots Festival: Session Americana, Girls Guns and Glory, Feufollet, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Donna the Buffalo, Steve Earle and the Dukes: Americana, blues, folk, rock, Ninigret Park, Park Lane, Charlestown. 1-11 p.m.

Live From Las Vegas: Chris Jason and Joelle Righetti: Sinatra and Cher tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 1:30 pm.matinee (also 7:30 pm)

Boo City: soul, rock, R&B, River Island Art Park, Bernon Street, Woonsocket. neighborworksbrv.org. 5-9 p.m.

Greatness of Gospel Concert: gospel, Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. brownpapertickets.com/event/3500859. 6 p.m. (also Saturday & Sunday)

Al Abbott, pianist: jazz, swing, Osteria Toscana, 1571 Atwood Ave., Johnston. 519-9100. 6-10 p.m.

Les Poules A Colin, 6 member vocal, string band, Traditional Québécois music, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 – 1030 p.m.

Live Form Las Vegas: Chris Jason and Joelle Righetti: Sinatra and Cher tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. 782-1018, courthousearts.org. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (also 1:30 pm Matinee)

10THAnnual R&B Heritage Month Festival; Tish Adams (vocals) & Bluz U Can Use, feat./Gino Rosati, guitar, Willie Myette, keys, Joe Potenza, bass, Art Manchester, sax, Gary Johnson, drums, dance floor, food and drinks available, raffle planned, Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 392 Grovesner Ave, East Providence, for info, advanced tickets, table reservations, call 461-0012 or email rirbps@gmail.com, tickets also at the door, 8 pm

James Montgomey vocals, harmonica, Blues Band, blues, rock Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Steve Burke, sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, Pho Saigon & Bar, 1106 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, 780-0536, 8- 11pm.

Harold Mabern (piano) Trio, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Saturday)

Straight Pipes Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

Jake Menendez, guitar, jazz, Café Pazzo, 150 Acorn St., Providence, 455-1234, 9:30 pm – 12 am.

SATURDAYSEPTEMBER 1

Rhythm and Roots Festival:  Cedryl Ballou and the Zydeco Trendsetters, Say Darling, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Bonerama, Dustbowl Revival, Asleep At The Wheel, Leftover Salmon: Americana, blues, folk, rock, Ninigret Park, Park Lane, Charlestown. rhythmandroots.com. 1-11 p.m.

Nicolas King, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

Sheila Falls, The Exiles with Kevin Doyle, Copley Street Quarter with Jaclyn O’Riley: Irish, King Park, 125 Wellington Ave., Newport. newportwaterfront.org. 2-6 p.m.

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

Jazz on The Patio: Ginny Conley(vocals) and Bill Moretti (piano) Quartet w/Bob Sagnella, sax, Tom Pasqurelli: jazz, standards, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223. 6-9 p.m.

Greatness of Gospel Concert: gospel, Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. brownpapertickets.com/event/3500859. 6 p.m. (also Friday & Sunday)

Sun Bears, progressive rock Jungle Fiction, groovy hip hop, People Eatig Plastic, math rock, Grizzlies, soulful funk rock, Presented by Top 5 Fiend, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7 p.m.

Luther Guitar Jr. Johnson and the Magic Rockers, blues, rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m.

Harold Mabern (piano) Triojazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. (also Friday)

Jake Menendez, guitar, jazz, Federal Taphouse & Kitchen, 279 Atwells Ave, Providence, 454-8881, federaltandk.com. 9 pm – 12 am.

The Smokin’ Toads, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Rhythm and Roots Festival:  Earle and Coffin, Golden Triangle, CJ Chenier, Los Texmaniacs, Shinyribs, Hot Rize featuring Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers, Taj Mahal Trio: Americana, blues, folk, rock, Ninigret Park, Park Lane, Charlestown. rhythmandroots.com. 1-11 p.m.

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

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

(CANCELLED) Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet: jazz, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport. 619-2552. noon to 3 p.m.

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: Tish Adams, vocals, Gino Rosati, guitar, Alan Bernstein, bass, Mike Coffee, drums,  jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort/Cambria Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Warren Pettey(keys) Trio, with Ian Quinton Banno, bass, Jon Sundstrom, drums, standards, jazz, funk, Sam’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Rd., Warwick, 737-6073, samsinnri.com/new-events/, 5-8pm.

Blue FO’s, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7 pm

Greatness of Gospel Concert: gospel, Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. brownpapertickets.com/event/3500859. 6 p.m. (also Friday & Saturday)

Down City Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm -12:30 am.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Monday Night Jazz Concerts: Puppet Club w/Clay Nordhill, guitar, Sam Kurzontkaowski, bass, James Nordhill, drums, open jam, riverside patio, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St. Wakefield, 7pm

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

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

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

Bruce Jacques: Vegas show, One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport. 847-9460. 9:30 p.m.

COMING UP:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6,

Steve Palumbo, vocals, ballads, standards, in the style of Dean Martin, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223, terrazzari.com. 6-9 p.m.

Live Jazz Night: Nicolas King, vocals, Alan Bernstein, bass, Greg Wardson, piano, Mike Coffey, drums, standards jazz, pop, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. doors open 4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

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

Tony Cerbo, vocals, ballads, standards, Sinatra songbook, Terrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike (Route 7), Smithfield. 233-3223, terrazzari.com. 6-9 p.m.