Venues

Joe Mathieu's clarinetist

by Joe Mathieu
www.joemathieu.com

Our kind of jazz is usually featured on given days, usually during the week. Check the Calendar and Weekly for specifics. Please call to verify.
To comment or signal some inaccurate information, send email to marce@nejazz.com

MASSACHUSETTS
RHODE ISLAND
CONNECTICUT
MAINE
NEW HAMPSHIRE
VERMONT

MASSACHUSETTS

Information on Massachusetts State

Musical Events on the Outer Cape

The Airport Grille, 1569 Airport Road New Bedford, MA 02116 508-994-GRILL(7455)

American Big Band Preservation Society ABBPS http://www.americanbigband.org/

Amazing Things Art Center, 160 Hollis St Framingham, MA 01702 (508) 405-ARTS (2787) Amazing things Arts Center is the place to find the best in music and more – from jazz to classical, visual arts – from sculpture to paint and theater – from comedy to musicals. Serving metrowest including Ashland, Dover, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Lincoln, Marlborough, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley, Westborough and beyond! http://www.amazingthings.org

Amherst Red Barn Music School, Kevin Collins, Director, 409 Main Street (across from the train station), Amherst, MA 01002 — 413-256-8899 http://www.redbarnmusic.com/index.html

Andiamo Restaurant and Bar, 24 Winter St. Newburyport, MA Weds. & Thurs.  7-10pm 978.255.4341   http://andiamo-restaurant.com

Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 617-923-8487 www.arsenalarts.org

Beehive, 541 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116 (617) 423-0069 www.beehiveboston.com/

Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Rd Lincoln, MA 01773 (781) 259-8811 (Lincoln Library) http://www.lincolnpl.org/

Bistro Duet, 90 Massachusetts Ave. Arlington MA 781-316-8808 www.bistroduet.com  modern French cuisine and Jazz

Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St. Cumberland RI 02864 (401) 725-9272 http://www.riverfolk.org/

Black Sheep Deli, 79 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002 (413) 253-3442 http://www.blacksheepdeli.com/

Boston Swing Central at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Suite 3, Cambridge, MA 02138.the General dancing from 9pm to at least 12:30am, 8-9pm lesson,

Bull Run Restaurant, 215 Great Rd., PO Box 1228 Rt. 2A, Shirley, MA 01464 978-425-4311 or 877-536-7190 Toll Free FAX – 978-425-4314 BryanSawyer@bullrunrestaurant.com www.bullrunrestaurant.com The Jazz Depot, Jazz on the Patio series, 2nd Sat. of the month 7-10pm

Bullfinch’s, 730 Boston Post Rd. (Rt. 20) Sudbury MA (978) 443-4094 http://www.bullfinchs.com

Burlington C.O.A. 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950 (holds Burlington School hours) http://www.burlington.org/COA.htm

Cape Cod Melody Tent, A Not-For-Profit Theatre, 21 West Main Street Hyannis, MA 02601 508-775-5630 http://www.melodytent.org/

Castle Restaurant, overlooking beautiful Lake Sargent, 1230 Main St. Rt. 9, Leicester MA 01524 508-892-9090 No cover castlerestaurant.com

Chianti Tuscan Restaurant, 285 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915 978.921.2233 http://chiantibeverly.com/ info@chiantibeverly.com

Chit Chat Lounge, 103 Washington St. Haverhill MA, Exit 49 off I-495 – River St. Rt. 110. 978-374-9710 www.chitchatlounge.com

Circle of Friends Coffee House, First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St, Franklin, MA http://www.circlefolk.org/

Colonial Theatre, 111 South Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 448-8084 http://www.thecolonialtheatre.org/

Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Rte 28 (Falmouth Rd.) Cotuit, MA 02635 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2042 Cotuit, MA 02635 Telephone: 508-428-0669 Fax: 508-428-0633 http://cotuitcenterforthearts.org/ email info@cotuitcenterforthearts.org
  Seating Policy

Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St. So Yarmouth MA, 02664 508.394.7100. http://www.cultural-center.org/

Dance2Swing Studios, Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, (Route 12) Leominster MA http://www.dance2swing.com/

Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen, 604 Columbus Ave, Boston MA 617-536-1100 www.darrylscornerbarboston.com  Thursday Blues Jam

Destaré martini bar, 320 Main Street Fitchburg, MA 01420 (978) 345-5734, The Jazz Depot hosts an Open Jazz and Blues Jam on the first Thursday of every month 8-11pm.

Elm Park, in the center of Park Avenue, Highland, Russell and Elm Streets in Worcester, MA

Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (617) 536-3355 www.emmanuel-boston.org

Epicure, 320 West Center St. West Bridgewater, MA – Celebrating Jazz from the 1920s to current day artists Wednesday through Saturday. Specialty wine, local craft brews and fine cheeses. (603) 930-7761

Franklin Cape Ann, 118 Main St. Gloucester, MA 978-283-7888 http://www.franklincafe.com/franklin-cape-ann/basic-info-cape-ann/

GD Lounge, Union Station, 2 Washington Square, Worcester MA
Friday Jazz Series 6:30-9:30pm  (508) 755-6555

Gilda’s Stone Rooster, 27 Wareham Rd Marion, MA 02738 508-748-9700

Gore Place, 52 Gore Street Waltham, MA 02453-6866 (781) 894-2798 goreplace@goreplace.org http://www.goreplace.org/concerts.htm.

Grand Cru Wine Bar & Grill, 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, MA 02601 (888) 297-2200 email: ccrinfo@CapeCodderResort.com http://www.capecodderresort.com/grand-cru-wine-bar-hyannis.php

Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, 554 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 Tel: (508) 831-0800 e-mail: info@thehanovertheatre.org Schedule http://www.thehanovertheatre.org/shows/index.php

Harvest Gallery and Wine Bar, 776 Main St. Dennis MA 02638 508.385.2444 http://www.harvestgallerywinebar.com

Highland Jazz Inc. PO Box 610037, Newton MA 02461 http://highlandjazz.org/Concerts/concerts.htm

Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, P.O. Box 1484, Littleton, MA 01460, 978-486-9524 Indian Hill Music

Iron Horse Music Hall 20 Center Street, Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 586-8686.

JOSA Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon, Dec. to April at The Center at Eastman, Grantham NH http://www.josajazz.com/

Joy of Music Program, 1 Gorham Street, Worcester MA 01605. This community music school serves over 500 students of all ages annually with a faculty of 40.

Lily Pad, 1353 Cambridge St. Inman Square, Cambridge MA 02139 (617) 395-1393  Lilypad Inman

Lincoln Public Library Classic Jazz, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln MA 01773 (781) 259-8465 CJALL

Lowell Summer Music Series http://www.lowellsummermusic.org/

Luciano’s Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St. Wrentham, MA www.sharonbands.org or 508-789-0159.

Lucky’s Lounge, 355 Congress St. Boston MA (617) 357-LUCK http://www.luckyslounge.com

Marblehead Summer Jazz http://www.marbleheadjazz.org/

MASS MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way,   North Adams, MA 01247    413.MoCA.111 (413.662.2111)    INFO@MASSMoCA.ORG

Maudsley Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport MA 01950. 978-499-0050.

May Flower Restaurant, 11 Depot Square, Ipswich, MA 01938
(978) 356-9878

Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester. MA (508) 752-5608

Melody Tent A Not-For-Profit Theater 21 West Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601 508-775-5630 http://www.melodytent.com

Milford Town Hall, Memorial Hall, 52 Main St. Milford, MA 01757 – Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra

Morningside Music Studios, Arlington, MA

Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second St. Cambridge, MA. 02141 617-577-1400

Music Circus (South Shore) 130 Sohier St. Cohasset, MA 02025 Order by Phone 781-383-9850 Details http://www.musiccircus.com

Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan Street, Fall River, MA 02721. 508.324.1926 8pm www.ncfta.org

New England Banjo Festival http://www.nejbf.com

Nick’s Bar & Restaurant, 124 Millbury Street Worcester, MA 01610 508-753-4030 http://www.nicksworcester.com/

The Norwood Theatre, 109 Central St. Norwood MA, 02062 781-551-9000. www.norwoodstage.com

Office Bistro, 114 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360 (508) 746-9100 www.facebook.com/TheOfficeBistro

Passim Coffee House, Harvard Square, Cambridge MA

PRIMAVERA RISTORANTE, Primavera SCHEDULE  Thursdays, 20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA. 02054 (508) 376-2026  http://www.primav.com/

Provincetown Art Association Museum 460 Commercial St. PTown. www.paam.org Wednesday 6-7:45PM (Summertime)  Parking is difficult – get there early. (508) 487-1750

Raffael’s Banquet Facility, 1601 Main Street, (Route 1A), Walpole, MA.

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, 617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA 02452 t 781-891-5600. http://www.reaglemusictheatre.org/

Regattabar, Charles Hotel, One Bennett St. Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA (617) 661-5050

Riverway Lobster House Restaurant, 1338 Rt. 28, South Yarmouth, MA 508.398.2172 Bart Weisman Jazz Jam Every 3rd Sunday 4pm  Riverway Restaurant

Roadhouse Café, 488 South St. Hyannis MA (508) 775-2386 Mondays, 8PM Lou Colombo Jazz Ensemble www.roadhousecafe.com/body_index.html

Rose Baker Senior Center, 6 Manuel F Lewis St. Gloucester, MA 01930-5755 (978) 281-9765. Usually 1st & 3rd Mondays 1-3pm, but next week if there’s a holiday. Call. The Good Ole Salty Jazz Band. Please sign up at the front desk, as their funding is determined in part by the attendance.

Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 876-9330 http://www.rylesjazz.com

Sahara Club, 14 Bates St. Methuen MA 978.683.9200 Tuesday 7:30-10:30pm $5 www.jockosjazz.com

Savino’s Grill, 449 Common Street Belmont, MA 02478-2768 (617) 484-3499

Sculler’s Jazz Club, Double Tree Suites Hotel, 400 Soldiers Field Rd. Boston MA (617) 562-4111www.scullersjazz.com

Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA 01966 978.546.7391 http://www.rockportmusic.org/jazz-world-music.html

Southgate 30 Julio Drive, Shrewsbury, MA – (508) 842-8331

South Shore Music Circus, 130 Sohier St Cohasset, MA 02025-1374 (781) 383-9860 www.themusiccircus.org

Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-4488 http://www.spirecenter.org/    Events: http://www.spirecenter.org/events

Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 02180 tickets http://www.stonehamtheatre.org/

Swing City West Cambridge Youth Center, (2nd floor) 680 Huron Ave, Fresh Pond/Cambridge MA http://swingcityboston.com 8-9pm lessons, Band 9pm-12am $16 ($12 with college ID) 1st & 5th Saturday, 3rd Friday

TCAN – The Center for Arts in Natick, 14 Summer St. (off Rt 27-Downtown) Natick MA (508) 647-0097 http://www.natickarts.org

Titus Sparrow Park, 200 West Newton Street Boston, MA 02118 (617) 536-1467 (summer)

Tosca, 14 North Street Hingham, MA 781-740-0080

Tuckerman Hall, 10 Tuckerman Street (corner of Tuckerman and Salisbury Streets) Worcester MA http://www.tuckermanhall.org/

WGBH Public Radio, 89.7 FM Sundays 7-8PM Eastern Time, Ray Smith’s Jazz Decades http://www.wgbh.org

Wally’s Café Jazz Club, since 1947, training ground for musicians, 427 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02118 http://www.wallyscafe.com/

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, WHAT, Julie Harris Stage, 2357 State Highway Route 6 Wellfleet, MA 02667 or The Harbor Stage, 15 Kendrick Ave. www.what.org

Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street, P.O. Box 3024 Wellfleet, MA 02667 ph: 508.349.1800 http://wellfleetpreservationhall.org/

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, 2171 Route 28, Head of the Bay, Harwich, MA 02645 (508) 432-5400 summers

WICN Public Radio, 90.5FM, 50 Portland St. Worcester, MA 01608 (508) 752-0700

Willows, (The) 1 Lyman St Westborough, MA 01581-1437 800-372-3800 Summers

Winsor House Inn, 390 Washington St Duxbury, MA 02332 (781) 934-0991 Jimmy Mazzy Trio monthly  www.winsorhouseinn.com  

WOMR Radio, 92.1 or 91.3 FM on Cape Cod womr.org. Henry & Jane Fisher, Dixieland Jazz etc. 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays 9 AM to Noon,  h.fischer3@verizon.net

Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St, New Bedford MA 02740 (508)994-2900 http://www.zeiterion.org/

Les Zygomates, winebar, 129 South Street, Boston, MA 02111, (617) 542-5108

RHODE ISLAND

Chan’s Jazz and Blues Club, 267 Main St. Woonsocket RI (401) 765-1900 http://www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com/

Blackstone River Theatre 549 Broad St. Cumberland RI 02864 (401) 725-9272.

German Club, 78 Carter Ave Pawtucket RI,  Phone:  401-965-0849
Cajun/Zydeco – Sal’s Productions, Mailing address 67 Chestnut Ave Cranston RI 02910
E-mail: [joeg6@cox.net]   http://www.salsproductions.com

Ocean State Theatre,1245 Jefferson Blvd. Warwick RI 02886. Schedule

Pearl Restaurant & Lounge, 393 Charles Street, Providence, RI 02903 • 401.331.3000 http://www.pearlrestaurantri.com/nightlife.html

Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St. downtown Providence RI (just of Rt. 95) http://www.ppacri.org/ 7:30pm

Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame  www.rhodeislandmusichalloffame.com/

The Roots Cultural Center at Providence Inner City Arts, 276 Westminster Street Providence, RI, 02903 http://rootsprovidence.com/

Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton, Rhode Island 02878  401-241-7349    sandywoodsmusic@gmail.com

 

CONNECTICUT

Arch St. Tavern, 85 Arch Street, Hartford, 860-246-7610 (Mondays)

Aunt Chilada’s, 3931 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 203-230-4640

Bill’s Seafood Restaurant, 548 Boston Post Rd. (Rt. 1) Westbrook, Exit 65 off I-95, (860)399-7224 http://www.billsseafood.com/

Donahue’s Madison Beach Grille, 1320 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
Phone:(203) 318-8362 Sundays summertime 4 or 5 pm

The Elks Club, 158 South Montowese St. Branford CT.  NEW LOCATION
for Jeff & Joel’s Hoouse Party.

Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London, CT 06320, Box Office Phone: 860-444-7373 http://www.gardearts.org/

Griswold Inn, 36 Main St. Essex 06426 (860) 767-1776 www.griswoldinn.com/

Katharine Hepburn Theater, (the Kate) 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 877-503-1286

La Trattoria Restaurant, 21 Old Albany Turnpike, Canton, CT 06019 (860)673-5000 www.latrattoriact.net

Litchfield Jazz Festival, Goshen Fair Grounds 116 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT 06756 http://litchfieldjazzfest.com/

Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, Uncasville CT http://mohegansun.com/entertainment/wolfden.html  888.226.7711

Music Mountain, Rt. 63, 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village (860) 824-7126 Music Mountain boxoffice@musicmountain.org

The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge – Ridgefield, CT 06877
203-438-5795 ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Sarah’s Wine Bar, in Bernard’s Restaurant  20 West Lane  (Route 35)  Ridgefield  CT  06877  | 203 . 438 . 8282   |    Directions  (only take reservations for 8 or more).  First come, first served.  http://www.bernardsridgefield.com/#/music-at-sarahs/

The Side Door Jazz, 85 Lyme Street, Old Lyme CT 06371 – 860-434-0886 www.thesidedoorjazz.com

Smarty’s, 215 Main Street, Niantic, CT  860.739.8818 www.smartysniantic.com
4th Thurs. of the month

Steak Loft, Olde Mistick Village, Rte. 27, Mystic, (Exit 90 off Rte. 95) (203) 388-3066 Sun.

 

MAINE


Blue, 650A Congress St. Portland, Maine (207) 774.4111>

Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. Camden (207)236-7963

Chocolate Church Arts Center, www.chocolatechurcharts.org 804 Washington St. Bath (207) 442-8455

Colby College, Waterville www.colby.edu/

The Dance Hall, 7 Walker St. Kittery Maine, 03904 (207) 703-2083  (summers)  https://www.facebook.com/TheDanceHallKittery 

Deertrees Theater, Harrison (207) 583-6747 http://www.deertreestheatre.org

Ogunquit Playhouse, Route 1, The Ogunquit, www.ogunquitplayhouse.org, 207-646-5511

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Hampton Beach Bandstand (summers) use Casino across the street for GPS – 169 Ocean Boulevard Hampton, New Hampshire 03842
University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2012-13 Schedule: http://cola.unh.edu/pcac/traditional-jazz-series
Memorial Union Ticket Office, 83 Main St. Durham NH 03824-3594 (603) 862-2290 The UNH Traditional Jazz Series is sponsored by the New Hampshire Library of Traditional Jazz and the UNH Music Department. The library, established in 1978 by Dorothy Prescott, comprises books, recordings, and memorabilia and is housed in Dimond Library. Prescott’s generous endowment funds its activities including the Traditional Jazz Series concerts.

Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar, 35 Railroad Square, Nashua, NH 603-578-0200
http://www.riverwalknashua.com

Book & Bar, 40 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Phone: (603) 427-9197   http://bookandbar.com/

 The Purple Pit  Coffee Lounge  (BYOB & Fixings) 3 Pleasant St. Ext. Concord NH. www.thepurplepit.com/  Bold Coffee, Live music

The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 603-436-2400 www.themusichall.org

The Press Room, 77 Daniel St. Portsmouth (603) 431-5186 http://www.pressroomnh.com

Straight Ahead Jazz – Wednesdays 7-9am with Terry MacDonald on Portsmouth NH Community Radio at 106.1 FM, and streaming worldwide from www.portsmouthcommunityradio.org

Tilton Island Park, FREE CONCERTS Every SUNDAY EVENING during JULY and AUGUST Main Street/Route 3 in Tilton, NH.

VERMONT

Basin Harbor Club Shore Dinner, 4800 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, VT Shore Dinner & Dixie Music Dinner Reservations http://www.basinharbor.com/ .

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, May 31-June 9 http://discoverjazz.com/

Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio 222, Brattleboro VT 05301 www.vtjazz.org

NEW ORLEANS  The Palm Court Jazz Cafe (1204 Decatur Street)  “The work is rewarding…the need is great. Please help when and where you can. help JAZZ evolve!”           Tippitina’s http://www.tipitinas.com/

NEW JERSEY Jazz Society
PENNSYLVANIA Tri-State Jazz Society
LONDON  http://www.quecumbar.co.uk/