Jazz Listing 9/24/2018 to 10/1/2018

RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTING 9/24/2018 TO 10/1/2018

Posted Weekly on wriu.org  Click on “Jazz Listings”or picture of URI Big Band at Newport Jazz Festival.

(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 24

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

Mondays Unplugged w/Briana White, acoustic singer/songwriter, Rooftop at the G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence, 632-4904, rooftopattheg.com/events, 8 – 11 pm

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, SEPTEMBER 25

Becky Bass: vocals, steel drum, blues, ballads, 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.

Jazz Jam: Manuel Morales (trumpet) and the Blue Clue Quartet, w/Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelmann, piano, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, funk, 2ndFloor,Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Pl., Newport, firehousetheater.org, 849-3473, byo. House Band followed by open jam. 8 – 10:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

September Noon Tunes: Johnny Edwards (vocals. guitar) Wild Combo, blues, Burnside Park, Kennedy Plaza, Providence. provparksconservancy.org. 12n – 1pm.

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

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

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

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

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

“A Town Full of Blues” Presents The Founders: Al Copley, Rich Lataille, Doug James, Greg Piccolo, Duke Robillard, blues. Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm. (Let’s Dance Wednesday returns Oct. 3)

Dave Howard, vocals, 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

Nils Lofgren –Acoustic Duo, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, dance, Cancun Family Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnson, 232-0844, 7-10 pm

Live Jazz Night: Joe Potenza (bass) Quartet, Gino Rosati, guitar, John McKenna, sax, Alex Chapman, drums, jazz, blues, Norey’s Bar and Grille, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. doors open 4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 –11 p.m.

Hal Ketchum, country, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Shemekia Copeland: new CD release, “America’s Child,” soul, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Penn Sultan & Morganeve Swain, In The Tap Room, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. 8 pm.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Garden City Jazz: jazz, Garden City Center Courtyard (by Bistro 22 and Applebee’s,) Midway Road, Cranston. 6-8 p.m.

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

Kelley Lennon and Joe Boulay: standards, pop, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Vini Ames Duo: oldies, rock, Hamilton House, 276 Angell St., Providence, 831-1800, 6-9 p.m.

(CANCELLED*) University of Rhode Island Big Band, jazz, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, show 7:30 p.m. (* “sickness has laid low a significant portion of the horn section”)

Gary Gramolini and Roger Ceresi: acoustic, The Beachway Grille, 1 Charlestown Beach Rd., Charlestown. 213-6615. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Jeff Pitchell (guitar, vocals) and Texas Flood, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Paul Thorn (vocals, guitar) Band: Southern roots, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Joe Nichols: country, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m.

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

Theo Croker (trumpet) Quintet, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Bright Midnight, Musical tribute to the Doors, Nick Johns, vocalist, Max Kelly, guitar, Ben LaRosa, drums, Mike Chicoria, keys, Brad Bensko, bass, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.

Take It To The Bridge, 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.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Brenda Keen, vocals, Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Steve Heck, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards, Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. 847-3777, greenvale.com. 1-4 pm.

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

Steve Burke, smooth jazz, pop, Tumblesalt, 1 Morgan Ave. North Providence, 401.349.0557, 5:30 – 8:30.

Barry Goudreau’s (of Boston) Engine Room, w/Tim Archibald, Brian Maes (of RTZ), Terri O’Soro, Old Tony DePietro, Marybeth Maes, Joanie Cicatelli,  Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Mark Cutler and the Men of Great Courage and the Becky Chase Band: blues, rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Through the Doors: The Doors tribute, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich. 885-4000, theodeum.org.  8 p.m.

Sacred Fire: Santana tribute, Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston. courthousearts.org. 8 p.m.

Harry Allen’s all Star New York Saxophone Band, jazz, Side Door, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, thesidedoorjazz.com. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Hope Road Bob Marley Tribute Band, Reggae, in support of Brian Morrison, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.com. doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

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

Sound of Newport: standards, pop, w/Joe Potenza, bass, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. (off Atwells Avenue), Providence. 751-4812. 9 p.m.-midnight.

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

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

Lois Vaughan: jazz, Hope and Main Schoolyard Market, 691 Main St., Warren. makefoodyourbusiness.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Mac Chupcalla Jazz Series: TBA, jazz, standards, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570. 3-7 p.m.

Chris Fitz Band, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narraganstt Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7 pm

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.

Jazz Revelations: Joe Parillo, keys, Wendy Klein, flute, Charles Kalajian, drums, and others playing from 50 years of Herbie Hancock’s music. The Parlour, 1119 N Main St, Providence. https://tinyurl.com/y82uab2c 6-8 pm.

The Weepies; Deb Talan & Steve Tannen, indie, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. doors,7 pm, show, 8 p.m. all ages.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

(check if continuing in Fall) 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:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Jazz Jam: Manuel Morales (trumpet) and the Blue Clue Quartet, w/Collin Larkin, sax, James Himmelmann, piono, Evan Magno, bass, Nick Motroni, drums, jazz, funk, 2ndFloor,Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Pl., Newport, firehousetheater.org, 849-3473, byo. House Band followed by open jam. 8 – 10:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Chris Botti, trumpet, jazz, The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. thevetsri.com. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Emilia Halvorsen, vocals, guitar. Folk, pop, Tea In Sahara, 69 Governor St., Providence, 709-3252, 8-10 pm