June 07, 2014 11:00 AM
Abbey Rhode, tribute to The Beatles, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 3:30-5:30 pm. $10 advance; $12 door.
Bobby Carlson and Stones River, Rhode Island Rednecks, Dottie Zack, Ken Law and the Lawmen and The Mickie Lee Marshall Band, country, Mishnock Barn, 200 Mishnock Rd., West Greenwich. 397-3505, mishnockbarn.com. Noon-5 pm. $20. Benefit for Matt Connelly.
The Jubilate Ringers, Chepachet Meeting House, Chepachet Baptist Church, 1213 Putnam Pike (Route 44), Chepachet. chepachetfreewill.org. “Ringing Under the Shed.” 2:30 pm. Freewill offering.
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn.
Hunter Hunted, pop, Wolf Den. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.
KISS 95-7 Summer Kickoff Concert: Hot Chelle Rae, B.o.B., Austin Mahone, Cash Cash, R5 and Cher Lloyd, pop rock, hip-hop and electronic, Arena. (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com. 7 pm. $38, $58.
Newman Congregational Church Choir, Geoffrey Greene directing, with the Shape Note Singers featuring Otis Read, Baptist Church in Warren, 407 Main St., Warren. 245-3669. 3 pm. Free.
Rhode Island Children’s Chorus and Upper Choirs, Christine Noel conducting, with piano accompaniment by Michael Galib, SS. Peter and Paul, Cathedral Square, 30 Fenner St., Providence. Spring Concert, with works by Marvin Hamlisch, Keith Hampton and Alan Naplan. 3 pm. $10. No children 3 and younger.
Shoreline Ringers, Jane Nolan directing, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Handbell choir comprised of ringers for eastern and central Connecticut. 4 pm. Free.
Michael Simmons, violinist, and Philip Martorella, pianist, First Lutheran Church, 124 Division St., East Greenwich. Works by Mozart, Dvorak and Bruch. 4:30 pm. Suggested $12 donation.
Comedy Factory, Pub on Park, Legion Bowl and Billiards, 661 Park Ave., Cranston. 641-5815, 461-7896, comedyfactoryri.com. John Perrotta and Friends. 8 pm. No cover.
Phil Dirt and the Dozers, classic rock and oldies, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. Noon, 7 pm. No cover.
John Graham, flutist, and Paul Bettencourt, guitarist, Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Rd., Charlestown. 364-6211, crossmills.org. Music by musicians from the 16th through 21st centuries. 7 pm. Free.
First Class Band, pop, rhythm and blues, rock, disco and funk, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.
Sleigh Bells featuring Yvette, rock, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 9 pm. $19 advance; $21 day of show; $40 reserved. All ages.
Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, comixatfoxwoods.com. Spinnato’s Hypnotic Hysteria, Wed 8 pm ($10-$20). Greg Fitzsimmons, Thu-Sat 8 pm ($25-$50). Sandra Bernhard, Fri 9 pm, Fox Theater ($25-$45); Filthy Friday Comix, Fri 10:30 pm ($15-$25). Nasty Show: Greg Fitzsimmons, Sat 10:30 pm ($25-$50). Father’s Day Comix, Sun 8 pm ($15-$25).
Jus Us Band, funk, rhythm and blues, soul and hip-hop, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.
Music on the Hill Concert Previews, Greenwood Credit Union Lobby, 2669 Post Rd., Warwick. Wed-Thu 9:30-11:30 am. Free.
Music on the Hill Festival. musiconthehillri.com.
Wed: “Richard Strauss’ 150th Birthday!,” St. Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Rd., Warwick. 7:30 pm. $25; students with ID free.
Thu: “Pairings: Our Culinary Concert,” SS. Rose and Clement Church, 111 Long St., Warwick. Works by Telemann, Martinu, Schickele, Brahms, Moscheles and Bach. 7:30 pm. Wine, appetizers, 7 pm. $25; students with ID free.
Fri: “Joseph Kalichstein Returns,” Rhode Island College, Sapinsley Hall, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. Works by Beethoven and Schubert. 7:30 pm. $30.
Sat: “100 Years Ago in Paris,” St. Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. 7:30 pm. $25; students with ID free.
Wonders of the Wurlitzer: Peter Krazinski, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. 421-2787; ppacri.org. 2 pm. Free. With silent movie.
Band of Heathens, Americana, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.
“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” Little Theatre of Fall River, The Firebarn Theatre, Highland Avenue and Prospect Street, Fall River. (508) 675-1852; littletheatre.net. Musical tells the story of four high school graduates in the 1950s and their reunion 10 years later. Thu-Sun 7:30 pm. $16, seniors $14. Closes June 22.
Jill Sobule, pop and rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $20.
Glen David Andrews, blues and funk, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $18.
Armenian Chorale of Rhode Island and Orchestra, Konstantin Petrossian conducting, with soloists, SS. Mary and Mena Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, 2433 Scituate Ave., Cranston. Spiritual and traditional Armenian music. 7 pm. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of SS. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church.
Comedy Connection, 39 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-8383, ricomedyconnection.com. John Moses, Fri 8 pm, Sat 9 pm ($15). Hardcore Comedy Show, Fri 10:30 pm ($15). Comedy Showcase with Comedy Factory featuring John Perrotta and Eddie Galvin, Sun 8 pm ($10).
Melissa Ferrick and Mary Ann Rossoni, folk, Manchester 65, 65 Manchester St., West Warwick. manchester65.com. 8 pm. $12-$15.
Journey, The Steve Miller Band and Tower of Power, rock and funk, Xfinity Center, 885 South Main St. (off Route 495), Mansfield, Mass. (800) 745-3000, livenation.com. 6:45 pm. $37.50-$192.50.
Ladies Night Rhythm and Blues Extravaganza, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Blvd. (off Route 2), Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, foxwoods.com. Keith Sweat, El DeBarge, K-Ci and JoJo, Al B. Sure, Carl Thomas, Case and Christopher Williams. 8 pm. $55, $85.
“My Life Is A Song,” Second Stage Studio, 1 Angell Rd., Cumberland. 334-4800; secondstagestudio.com. Musical about the lives, thoughts, feeling and relationships of today’s teenagers. Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 4:30 pm. $10; students $5. Closes June 15.
Playing for Change, rock, blues and world, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $40 advance; $45 day of show.
Ratking, rock and pop, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 8 pm. $12 advance; $15 day of show. All ages.
Royal Flush Comedy, Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., Westerly. 596-2341, brownpapertickets.com/ event/694411. Ace Aceto, Mike Murray, Linda Belt, Dave Sheehan and Tom Stewart. 8 pm. $20.
Thompson Square, country, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.
Jon Butcher Axis, tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $30.
“The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Newport. 847-8720. Living history portrayal by Gerry Wright of Olmsted, designer of New York City’s Central Park, Boston’s Emerald Necklace and private estates in Newport and elsewhere. 2 pm. Free.
Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn.
Ben Kweller, rock, Wolf Den. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.
Treehouse Comedy Productions, Cabaret Theatre. (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com. Gilbert Gottfried, Chris Zito and Billy Winn. 9 pm. $29.50.
Willie Nile, folk rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $22 advance; $25 day of show.
94 HJY Presents The Bro Show, Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 La Salle Square, Providence. 331-6700. 11 am-6 pm. Free.
The Toasters, Oshun Roots, Bad Larry and Sweet Babylon, ska and reggae, Manchester 65, 65 Manchester St., West Warwick. manchester65.com. 7 pm. $15-$18.
“Always … Patsy Cline,” Ocean State Theatre Company, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. 921-6800; oceanstatetheatre.org. Based on a true story about the country music legend and the fan she called a friend. Previews: June 6-7, 7:30 pm; June 8, 2 pm. Regular run Wed, Fri 7:30 pm; Thu, Sat 2, 7:30 pm; Sun 2 pm; no show June 11. Previews $39; regular run $39-$54. Closes June 22.
“Angels in America, Parts 1 and 2,” Epic Theatre Company, Theatre 82, 82 Rolfe Square, Cranston. 490-9475; artists-exchange.org. Tony Kushner’s political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-1980s revolves around a group of separate but connected individuals. Curtain times vary. $15, seniors/students $12. Closes June 29.
“Ballgowns, Bling and Betrayal,” Marley Bridges Theatre Company, Murder at the Museum, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200; newportmurdermystery.com. Guests are attending a Gilded Age costume ball (costumes not required) when something goes terribly wrong and they are asked to help Newport’s social elite solve the crime. Sat (June 14, July 5, Aug. 2, 23) 7 pm. $30, seniors/military $25, youth 17 and younger $15; members $20, seniors/military $15, youth 17 and younger $8. Closes Aug. 23.
“Freud’s Last Session,” 2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St., Warren. 247-4200; 2ndstorytheatre.com. In the last weeks of his life, Sigmund Freud invites scholar C.S. Lewis to his London home, where they engage in a clash of ideas and touch on the “big issues” of love, sex, war, peace, the existence of God and the meaning of life. Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:30, 7:30 pm; June 15, 2:30 pm; June 22 and 29, 7:30 pm. $30, those 21 and younger $21; June 8, $10. Closes June 29.
“From Stage to Screen and Back Again — A Musical Revue,” Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., Westerly. 596-2341; granitetheatre.com. Music from stage musicals that have been made into film and famous movies including “Showboat,” “Oklahoma!,” “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.” Sun 2 pm. $25, 62+ $22, children 12 and younger $15. Closes June 8.
“The Godfather Murder,” Murder On Us Dinner Theater, Bravo Brasserie, 123 Empire St., Providence. 465-0820; murderonus.com. A cross between “The Godfather” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” June 20 and 28, 8 pm. $49.95 includes dinner/show/tax/tip. Complimentary valet parking. Closes June 28.
“Henry IV Part I,” Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater, Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St., Providence. nps.gov/rowi/index.htm. Shakespeare play about Prince Hal, the son of King Henry, who seems determined to ruin his life by hanging around taverns and cathouses. Thu-Sun 8 pm. Outdoor performances. Bring lawn chair, blanket, picnic. Free. Closes June 15.
“It Is Just Defiance,” AS220 Gallery, 115 Empire St., Providence. Actress Sylvia Ann Soares’ living history portrayal of Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, first graduate of color from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1918. Question-and-answer session after performance. Fri-Sat 7 pm. Free. Close June 14.
“A Lie of the Mind,” Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington St., Providence. 351-4242; trinityrep.com. Sam Shepard story about two Midwestern families joined together by marriage and torn apart by a life-changing incident. Curtains times vary. $28-$68. Closes June 29.
“Mobsters and Molls,” Marley Bridges Theatre Company, Murder at the Museum, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200; newportmurdermystery.com. Questionable characters in Prohibition-era Newport attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Sat (June 28, July 26, Aug. 8, 30) 7 pm. $30, seniors/military $25, youth 17 and younger $15; members $20, seniors/military $15, youth 17 and younger $8. Closes Aug. 30.
Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show,” Theatre By The Sea. Celebration of Golden Age of Las Vegas “starring” Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop and Sammy Davis Jr. Thu 2, 8 pm ($32); Fri, Tue-Wed 8 pm; Sat 4, 8 pm; Sun 5 pm; June 8, 2 and 7 pm. ($32). $42-$62. Closes June 22.
“Weekend Comedy,” Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant. Comedy about a couple in their 50s and a couple in their 20s who accidentally rent the same cottage for the weekend and decide to share it. Fri-Sun 6:15 pm; Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun 11:30 am. $49.95 dinner, theater, cabaret; $39.95 theater and cabaret. Closes July 27.
STEVE SMITHTags: actress, concert, film, movie, music, singer