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Coastal Queen Sunset Jazz Cruise
Date: 5/9/2021 Mother's Day weather permittimg
Time: 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. (boarding at 7 p.m.)
Celebrate Mother's day with a serene, 75-minute sunset cruise aboard Coastal Queen, where you can relax and see views of magnificent Newport Harbor, the mega yachts and lighthouses and more as you cruise out to Narragansett Bay, along with live jazz piano by Lois Vaughan.
One "special drink" of the night is included. Watch the sunset from the open-air covered top deck or stay on the lower levelâ€”both have great views. A grand teak wood-center bar offers your favorite beverages.
Current capacity is limited to allow for social-distance seating and surfaces are sanitized on each run. A cloth face covering is required to board. This boat is fully ADA accessible.
For reservations and more information, https://www.conanicutmarina.com/jamestown-newport-ferry-tours-cruises/coastal-queen-cruises
Coastal Queen Cruises, 5 Bowen's Landing, Newport RI
Newport Jazz Festival pre-concert cocktail party
Date: Friday early August 2021
Time: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Since the 2020 Newport Jazz Festival has been cancelled due to corona virus, the Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet will play for the 2021 Newport Jazz Festival pre-concert cocktail party at the Tennis Hall of Fame.
More details to follow.
Tennis Hall of Fame
194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI
401 849 3990
Solo jazz piano at Bar & Board Bistro
Date: Fridays - gig suspended due to coronavirus
Time: 7 to 10 p.m.
Lois plays solo piano at the lovely Bar & Board Bistro on Fridays. Enjoy an evening of jazz and Latin music from the 1920s to the present at this classy Newport restaurant (which used to be a bank and has interesting design features).
Not too loud, not too soft - the volume is just right for conversation and enjoyment while you dine or have a drink!
Families welcome. Handicapped accessible.
The restaurant is currently open for take-out.
Bar & Board Bistro, 282 Thames St, Newport, RI.
Kentucky Derby Day Party
Date: New date - May 1, 2021 Saturday
Time: 4 to 8 p.m.
Dig out your derby hat and bring out the seersucker jackets as we bring the spirit of the Kentucky Derby to Bristol, Rhode Island! The ultimate derby watching experience, Linden Place celebrates Kentucky Derby Day in true Colt family fashion with mint juleps, live music, great food, live streaming of the annual Kentucky Derby, live and silent auction & more. With prizes for best-dressed, biggest hat, best-dressed couple and more this fundraiser for Linden Place Mansion is not to be missed!
Lois and her fellow musicians, under the name The Linden Place Derby Day Jazz Band, will provide the music for this wonderful event for the third year (2020 skipped due to coronavirus).
Address:500 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Midtown Oyster Bar Jazz on a Sunday afternoon
Date: Select Sundays on hold due to coronavirus
Time: 4 to 7 p.m.
Lois's trio will be playing jazz at the popular Midtown Oyster Bar and Restaurant on select Sunday afternoons this year, dependent on coronavirus restrictions.
Great food and drink, great music!
Family-friendly, handicapped accessible.
Currently open for takeout.
Lois on keys, Tom Casale on string bass, and Jeff Fountain on tasteful drums.
345 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840