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Greg Abate Quintet with special guest Gary Smulyan

Gemini birthday bash celebration Greg & John's special day. Special guest Gary Smulyan voted #1 baritone saxophonist in 2014 from Downbeat magazine. Featuring a world class rhythm section Tim Ray-piano, John Lockwood-bass & Mark Walker-drums and of course the birthday boy sax master 'the Prince of Bebop' Greg Abate team up with the great Gary Smulyan will be a fantastic evening of hot jazz.

Greg Abate jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer continues as an International Jazz/Recording Artist with 225 days a year touring the globe.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/31/2014 - 20:00

Killborn Alley Blues Band

NRI Community Champion Music Series.

Incredible voice of lead singer and guitarist Andrew Duncanson and his red hot Windy City based blues band will bring their fabulous soulful sound to Chan's.  Website    YouTube

Tickets: May 29th - $15
               May 30th - $12

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/29/2014 - 18:00
Fri, 05/30/2014 - 20:00

Open Blues Jam w/Lil Cousin


Event Date: 
Wed, 05/28/2014 - 19:00

Peter Fish Group

The Peter Fish Group is led by Peter Fish, six-time Emmy winning composer and keyboard player extraordinaire. Playing alongside stars such as Tony Bennett, Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, and Danny Seraphine of Chicago, his passion for music and his incredible talent allowed him to bring together some of the best musicians New York City has to offer. Together, they serve up an extremely tight, funky jazz group.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:00

Chris Duarte

Chris Duarte is one of the most celebrated and inventive guitarist touring today. Chris is in town to celebrate his latest excellent Live double CD. Not to be missed. Website    YouTube

Tickets: $15

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 20:00

Mike Zito

Amazing guitar slinger, soulful singer and composer likes to serve up a rollicking slice of Americana with heaping slabs of greasy New Orleans funk, gritty blues and good old fashion rock n' roll.  Website    YouTube

Tickets: $18

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/18/2014 - 19:00

Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood

Latest winner of Boston's Blues Band of the Year bring his brilliant guitar licks and soulful singing to rock The House of Chan's ... Let the party begin!  Website    YouTube

Tickets: $18

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 20:00

From Paris, jazz singer Viktorija Geĉytė GO Trio 'Spring Fever Tour'

Featuring bassist extraordinaire Gene Perla (Miles, Sonny, Sarah, Nina and Elvin Jones), Sean Gough-piano and RI's own Dean of drums Artie Cabral.  Website    YouTube

Tickets: $15

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/10/2014 - 20:00

Travis Colby Band & Super Chief Trio

Multi talented instrumentalist Travis Colby has worked with Luther Johnson, Roomful of Blues and recently with Jimmy '2 Suites' Capone Allstars bring his high energy band along with the biggest trio in the business the swinging sounds of the Super Chief Trio. This double billing event guarantee to double the fun.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 20:00

Mississippi Heat

The HEAT is on. As harp ace Pierre LaCocque and powerhouse blues diva Inetta Visor turn up the heat as Mississippi Heat breathes new life into the classic sound of Chicago blues. Website    YouTube

Tickets: $15

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/03/2014 - 20:00


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