July 17 - Open Mic Night & PVD Jam Session
Jul
17
to Jul 18

July 17 - Open Mic Night & PVD Jam Session

Open Mic Night with Beth Baron starts at 6:30pm …. All instruments & talents welcome!

8:30pm - Greg Sherrod Music Company kicks off the nostalgic PVD Jam Session, which originated in this very room when it was Century Lounge many moons ago…. Greg invites many talented, renowned artists to join him in this prestigious Jam Night.

GREG SHERROD -has been singing his whole life, entertaining audiences throughout New England. Greg spent many years in musical theater, starring in productions like Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Nunsence (Sister Hubert), and being involved in Dandelion Children's Theater. Greg has taken the stage with bands like The Clarke Brothers, Powerhouse, Sugar Daddy, and The Highrollers. Greg has also supported and played with acts like Tower of Power, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, King's X, Deep Banana Blackout, E.C. Scott, K.D. Bell, and James Montgomery. And Greg has led the house band at The Newport Blues Cafe.
In 2007, Greg competed live on national television as part of Michael Bolton’s New Haven Choir on NBC's "Clash of The Choirs." "Clash of The Choirs" was a special reality competition show where five recording artists hand-selected twenty singers from their hometown communities and turned them into choirs. This experience allowed Greg the opportunity to share the stage with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Blake Shelton, and Kelly Rowland. While working on "Clash of The Choirs," Greg sang back-up for Michael Bolton's performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" and was part of a sight-reading and fast-study group hand-picked from each choir for a live performance on NBC's "The Today Show" featuring Gloria Estefan. 
Greg has performed at The Fairfield Theater Co in Fairfield, Connecticut as part of the Band Together Charity Concert series. Greg has been the featured singer in the popular wedding/function band, Mass Conn Fusion, as well as a regular performer at both The Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. 

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July 18th - LEE DeWYZE from American Idol
Jul
18
to Jul 19

July 18th - LEE DeWYZE from American Idol

Lee grew up in Mount Prospect, Illinois, and, at a very young age, would obsess over folk-
pop artists such as Simon & Garfunkel and Cat Stevens. Some of his earliest memories are

staring out the window, imagining he was inside the world of his favorite songs. Lee knew
he was destined to be a songwriter, and, by the age of 17, he was a professional musician,
touring, recording, and earning regional radio spins.
His career took a massive turn in 2010 when he won the ninth season of American
Idol. The honor offered a boost in exposure to an artist already two-albums deep in a
promising career. Post-Idol, Lee’s profile has skyrocketed as his songwriting has earned
impressive sync placements. His breakout moment was penning “Blackbird Song” for the
hit horror AMC series The Walking Dead. Since that track’s release in 2014, it has accrued
over 12 million YouTube views, over 6 million streams on Spotify, and has sold over
100,000 copies, putting it in the Top 10 of 2014’s most influential music syncs.

18+
tickets $15 advance, $20 day of show

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/askew-providence-17733209580

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Jul 19 - Hudson Falcons - Jason Bennett & the Resistance
Jul
19
to Jul 20

Jul 19 - Hudson Falcons - Jason Bennett & the Resistance

Hudson Falcons - a little punk, a lot of rock ‘n’ roll!!!! Good ole fashion, working class music!!!!

Jason Bennett & the Resistance - Formed in 2006 to realize Bennett’s (former Suspect Device) long-held vision of synthesizing the genres rock ‘n roll, punk, and folk music to create conscientious and meaningful music that retains a sense of optimism and - often self-deprecating - humor.

$10 Cover

8:00pm doors

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July 21 - John Allmark Super Jazz Octet
Jul
21
to Jul 22

July 21 - John Allmark Super Jazz Octet

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra has been at the forefront of Rhode Island Jazz for almost 29 years now. During that time it has deservedly earned a reputation as one of the countries finest jazz ensembles. 
The band still performs bi-monthly at the Met Cafe in Pawtucket but it's legacy continues to grow with the formation of the John Allmark Super Jazz Octet in 2017. 
This stellar eight piece ensemble gives British trumpeter John Allmark a new platform to showcase his writing and arranging skills whilst featuring an all-star line-up of the very best jazz musicians that New England has to offer. 
In addition to Allmark the June 23rd performance will feature Tucker Antell, Bob Bowlby and Nigel Yancy on saxophones, Angel Subero-trombone, Eugene Maslov-piano, Bill Miele-bass and Steve Langone on drums. 
Askew is thrilled to welcome back this powerhouse unit and invites you again to be part of another very exciting and memorable evening.

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Jul 21 - Funky Brunch
Jul
21
to Jul 22

Jul 21 - Funky Brunch

Come Brunch with us! Live music, great food, Bloody Mary Buffet, and pitchers of Mimosas! The Dan San Band will be performing music from their upcoming album, some old favorites, and some of the best covers of all time. Expect special guests and surprises too! The style has a 70s funk/fusion/pop feel, but adds a powerful new horn section and the amazing backup vocals of the very talented Emily Bawn. 

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Jul 22nd - Wordsmiths & Storytellers
Jul
22
6:30 PM18:30

Jul 22nd - Wordsmiths & Storytellers

Bobby Forand & Askew are teaming in the newest monthly event for the literary community!!! Bobby is an established columnist & book reviewer for Motif Magazine, as well as a published author himself!

The first hour of this monthly event will feature a writer's workshop, with wordsmiths getting feedback from the featured authors. Interested writers should send their work to chaptersunwritten@yahoo.com by Sunday, May 12, 2019.

The second hour will feature readings from storytellers (published authors).

Hors d'oeuvres & pastries will be available!
Specialty drinks for event including Coffee & Wine Bevs!

Ask about the Askew Book Club - find out how attending literary events could earn you points towards free dinner at Askew!

We will be hosting & incorporating literary events that accommodate all genres & tastes.

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July 27 - the SILKS!!!!   Hometown Throwdown
Jul
27
to Jul 28

July 27 - the SILKS!!!! Hometown Throwdown

The Silks are a true grit rock and roll band out of Providence, Rhode Island. . With two consecutive Boston Music Awards for “Blues Artist of the Year” 2016 and 2017 The Silks are well on their way to achieving a rightful place in rock n roll history, or at least folklore.

The Silks deliver honest sounds of the blues-based rock n roll variety. You’ve got guitar pyrotechnics galore from frontman Tyler-James Kelly. Chicken-pickin’ or taking a soaring lead break, it’s quickly apparent Kelly is on a whole’nother level. It makes you wonder just when did he get his first real six-string? Then there’s the voice!

The Silks nail down the groove with its rhythm section of Uncle Sam Jodrey on drums, Jonas Parmelee on bass and Johnny Trama on rhythm and lead guitar. Fast songs, slow songs, it doesn’t matter. For this humble group of seasoned players, it’s all about the dance floor, and with the right chemistry, the dance floor reciprocates.

A lil Blues, a lil Country, a lil Rock!!!! You won’t be disappointed!!!!

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Jul 28 - Gamer Brunch with Dark Phoenix Events
Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

Jul 28 - Gamer Brunch with Dark Phoenix Events

Dark Phoenix Events brings Role-Playing to your Sundays!
Come on down and join in the fun, have some great food and game with us!
We're bringing some of our best Game Masters, come experience a thrilling gaming afternoon with us! We'll be running a variety of games from traditional D&D and 5E to Steampunk and Call of Cthulhu! No reservation necessary!

Free Coffee & Pastries for anyone participating in the role playing events!

Bloody Mary Buffet, Mimosa Pitchers & Brunch Specials Available all day!

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Aug 3-  J.P. HARRIS - with the Quahogs
Aug
3
to Aug 4

Aug 3- J.P. HARRIS - with the Quahogs

In short, J.P. Harris plays Country Music. Not “Americana,” not “Roots,” “Folk,” or any other number of monikers used to describe a slew of spin-off genres; he plays from the foundation of these styles, the music that has influenced four generations of songwriters. In a world where prefixes have been added to the term “Country,” JP simply sticks to the old-fashioned sounds that have called to him. Referencing influences would be like describing each stitch in a quilt; every scrap of fabric tells a story of how the weathered and comfortable blanket came to be…
THE QUAHOGS... it’s difficult to define a band like The Quahogs by a genre. Equal parts tender and heavy rock, singer/songwriter Steve DelMonico’s lyrics are witty, wise, and delivered with a mentholated authority. Steve Donovan’s lead guitar meanders from gently weeping to chainsaw shredding, oftentimes in the same song. Amato and Nick on bass and drums round out the sound by hanging in the back pocket like a full wallet.
tickets $10 advance, $13 day of

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Aug 4 - Lady Lupine
Aug
4
to Aug 5

Aug 4 - Lady Lupine

Lady Lupine is a Boston based soul and rock band that delivers thrilling performances of original and covered music. Their sound is a unique blend of poignant lyrics, robust rhythms and alluring melodies. Drawing inspiration from artists like Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, Erykah Badu and Santigold, Lady Lupine creates an engaging experience while cultivating visceral connections through sound.

Lead Vocals: Christina Lacoste
Lead Guitar: Fran McConville
Bass Guitar: Connor Barry
Drums: Josh Cuadra

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Aug 5th - Legendary Shackshakers with JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers)
Aug
5
to Aug 6

Aug 5th - Legendary Shackshakers with JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers)

The Legendary Shack Shakers’ hell-for-leather roadshow has earned quite a name for itself with
its unique brand of Southern Gothic that is all-at-once irreverent, revisionist, dangerous, and
fun. Led by their charismatic, rail-thin frontman and blues-harpist JD Wilkes, the Shack Shakers
are a four-man wrecking crew from the South whose explosive interpretations of the blues,
punk, rock and country have made fans, critics and legions of potential converts into true
believers.

18+
tickets $15 advance/ $18 day of

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/askew-providence-17733209580

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Aug 8th- Sweet Little Variety Show
Aug
8
to Aug 9

Aug 8th- Sweet Little Variety Show

Sweet Little Variety Shows are held on the second Thursday of each month.

$10 Cover
18+ unless accompanied by an adult
Food and drink available.

Since January 2010, the Sweet Little Variety Show has supported local musicians, poets, magicians, comedians, dancers, actors, filmmakers, and many more, as a monthly feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, and body-positive cabaret. Email us at sweetlittleemail@gmail.com to find out how to perform on the Sweet Little stage.

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Aug 9 - Rum Bar Records Invades Providence
Aug
9
to Aug 10

Aug 9 - Rum Bar Records Invades Providence

Malibu Lou & Robert Jaz of Rum Bar Records are bringing a whole night of bands to Askew!!

Dogmatics - Garage Punk Legends 1st Providence show in decades!!!

Justine & the Unclean - features members of the bands Malachite, The Bags, The Upper Crust & the Handymen

Nat Freedberg & No Brainer - features members of the bands The Satanics, The Titanics, The Flies, & The Upper Crust

$10 Cover

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Aug 10 - Warrior Project
Aug
10
to Aug 11

Aug 10 - Warrior Project

A night to honor and raise funds for Rhode Island's very own Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, an organization aiding victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The night will be comprised of a line up of influential, local female artists, musicians and poets, as well as representation from the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center. The Warrior Project is a movement highlighting individuals who have overcome great obstacles in their lifetime. This particular event is to raise awareness for those survivors who have overcome domestic abuse. All proceeds will go toward funding for the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center and the many resources they provide for our community's survivors. Please join us for a beautiful night of inspiration and let us come together in support for those who have and still are suffering through the darkness of domestic violence.

Featuring Performances by: Storm Ford - Brooxana - Candy the Violinist - Sabrina Marie - Samila Rivera - DEF Child - Empress - Nai

Tickets $10



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Aug 11 - Randy Andy's Drag Kingmaker Workshop Recital
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Aug 11 - Randy Andy's Drag Kingmaker Workshop Recital

From the mind of Randy Andy...

You've seen the man, you've seen the performance, you've seen the productions and now you've seen his brilliant little protegees running amok in the bars of RI! Randy Andy knows if you are going to build an army you gotta recruit, recruit, recruit!

August 11th, NINE new kings, under the tutelage of RI's coffee milk swilling prodigal son are debuting their pieces at the recital that's SO GOOD its not to be missed! Come witness a vast array of new talent work it! We've got funny, sexy, awkward, hot, dandy, adorable, swirling together into a giant ball of cosmic level genderblendy goodness!

Hosted by the man himself Randy Andy, its both a chance to welcome, cheer on and celebrate our newest members into the House of Randy! Plus you get to see Randy Andy talk. Now who wants to miss that?

This summer is going to be positively lit (and not just from all that pesky climate change)! See you on the 11th!

Show @ 7 PM. Doors @ 6PM
Get Tix here!
https://madeinrisummerseries.eventbrite.com

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Aug 12 - Jake & Gigi Edgley: Wanderland Tour
Aug
12
to Aug 13

Aug 12 - Jake & Gigi Edgley: Wanderland Tour

Gigi Edgley is an Australian actress and recording artist. She is best known for her role as Chiana on the science fiction TV series Farscape. Originally, she was hired for only one episode, and her character was supposed to die at the end of the hour. The creators decided to keep her around for a few more episodes. At the beginning of Season 2, she was promoted to be a regular on the show. She appeared in total of 68 episodes of the series. Her character's nickname (Pip) was actually coined by her co-star Ben Browder.

Between seasons, Edgley has appeared in other guest starring roles on TV, including the popular internationally aired series The Lost World and BeastMaster (returning for a second guest starring role). 

Jake Edgley is an acclaimed X-Factor & The Voice performer! Singer, guitarist and song-writer Jake Edgley is a full-time musician based out of Sydney, Australia. Jake is a passionate performer with a wide and varied repertoire available for any event.

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Aug 18 - Gamer Brunch with Dark Phoenix Events
Aug
18
11:00 AM11:00

Aug 18 - Gamer Brunch with Dark Phoenix Events

Dark Phoenix Events brings Role-Playing to your Sundays!
Come on down and join in the fun, have some great food and game with us!
We're bringing some of our best Game Masters, come experience a thrilling gaming afternoon with us! We'll be running a variety of games from traditional D&D and 5E to Steampunk and Call of Cthulhu! No reservation necessary!

Free Coffee & Pastries for anyone participating in the role playing events!

Bloody Mary Buffet, Mimosa Pitchers & Brunch Specials Available all day!

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Aug 18th - John Allmark Super Jazz Octet
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Aug 18th - John Allmark Super Jazz Octet

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra has been at the forefront of Rhode Island Jazz for almost 29 years now. During that time it has deservedly earned a reputation as one of the countries finest jazz ensembles. 
The band still performs bi-monthly at the Met Cafe in Pawtucket but it's legacy continues to grow with the formation of the John Allmark Super Jazz Octet in 2017. 
This stellar eight piece ensemble gives British trumpeter John Allmark a new platform to showcase his writing and arranging skills whilst featuring an all-star line-up of the very best jazz musicians that New England has to offer. 
In addition to Allmark the June 23rd performance will feature Tucker Antell, Bob Bowlby and Nigel Yancy on saxophones, Angel Subero-trombone, Eugene Maslov-piano, Bill Miele-bass and Steve Langone on drums. 
Askew is thrilled to welcome back this powerhouse unit and invites you again to be part of another very exciting and memorable evening.

fb: johnallmarkjazzorchestra

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Jul 16 - Funk Night with the Autocrats
Jul
16
to Jul 17

Jul 16 - Funk Night with the Autocrats

The Autocrats (formerly The Funky Autocrats) was founded by trumpeter Eric Bloom (Lettuce) to bring Funk and R&B to the people in the New England area and abroad. The group features a number of talented musicians who have played and toured with some of the music industry's best talent.

Much like RI's Autocrat Premium Coffee Syrup, The Autocrats insist on manufacturing funk of the highest quality. The group's unique brand of horn-driven funk and deep pockets are a favorite of the young and grown alike. 

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Jul 15 - Black Kat Boppers!!!   Rockabilly from UK!!!
Jul
15
to Jul 16

Jul 15 - Black Kat Boppers!!! Rockabilly from UK!!!

Swelltune Records presents...
Our pals from Foot Tapping Records: BLACK KAT BOPPERS

Black Kat Boppers hail from down on the South Coast Water Way in Southampton and are 4 fellas who love to play hard boppin', jump up, rockin' blues, dance music.

7pm door!
8pm music start!

Come have dinner and then bop around with us!
A night of fun for only $8!

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July 14th - Julie Rhodes - Town Meeting - Gentle Temper
Jul
14
to Jul 15

July 14th - Julie Rhodes - Town Meeting - Gentle Temper

“On the cusp of a meteoric rise in the songwriter community, Julie Rhodes is a powerhouse vocalist with authentic soul, grounded both in the songwriting traditions of yesterday’s Americana and today’s very present social and political issues.” - Howl Magazine

Julie Rhodes - https://www.facebook.com/julierhodesmusic/

Town Meeting - This is a band that is to be not only heard, but seen and experienced. They have had the privilege of sharing the stage with Willie Nelson, Sturgill Simpson, The Avett Brothers and Brandi Carlile among others. Currently their single “Good Enough” can be heard on Spotify’s “Pulse Of Americana” soundtrack. While they’re music sounds great on a record, to truly understand Town Meeting you must see them live. - https://www.facebook.com/TownMeeting/

Gentle Temper - https://www.facebook.com/gentletemper/

Tickets: $10 adv. $12 dos.

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/askew-providence-17733209580

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July 11th - Sweet Little Variety Show
Jul
11
to Jul 12

July 11th - Sweet Little Variety Show

Sweet Little Variety Shows are held on the second Thursday of each month.

$10 Cover
18+ unless accompanied by an adult
Food and drink available.

Since January 2010, the Sweet Little Variety Show has supported local musicians, poets, magicians, comedians, dancers, actors, filmmakers, and many more, as a monthly feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, and body-positive cabaret. Email us at sweetlittleemail@gmail.com to find out how to perform on the Sweet Little stage.

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July 10th - PVD Jam w/ Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic
Jul
10
to Jul 11

July 10th - PVD Jam w/ Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic

Open Mic Night with Beth Baron starts at 6:30pm …. All instruments & talents welcome!

8:30pm - Greg Sherrod Music Company kicks off the nostalgic PVD Jam Session, which originated in this very room when it was Century Lounge many moons ago…. Greg invites many talented, renowned artists to join him in this prestigious Jam Night.

GREG SHERROD -has been singing his whole life, entertaining audiences throughout New England. Greg spent many years in musical theater, starring in productions like Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Nunsence (Sister Hubert), and being involved in Dandelion Children's Theater. Greg has taken the stage with bands like The Clarke Brothers, Powerhouse, Sugar Daddy, and The Highrollers. Greg has also supported and played with acts like Tower of Power, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, King's X, Deep Banana Blackout, E.C. Scott, K.D. Bell, and James Montgomery. And Greg has led the house band at The Newport Blues Cafe.
In 2007, Greg competed live on national television as part of Michael Bolton’s New Haven Choir on NBC's "Clash of The Choirs." "Clash of The Choirs" was a special reality competition show where five recording artists hand-selected twenty singers from their hometown communities and turned them into choirs. This experience allowed Greg the opportunity to share the stage with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Blake Shelton, and Kelly Rowland. While working on "Clash of The Choirs," Greg sang back-up for Michael Bolton's performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" and was part of a sight-reading and fast-study group hand-picked from each choir for a live performance on NBC's "The Today Show" featuring Gloria Estefan. 
Greg has performed at The Fairfield Theater Co in Fairfield, Connecticut as part of the Band Together Charity Concert series. Greg has been the featured singer in the popular wedding/function band, Mass Conn Fusion, as well as a regular performer at both The Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. 

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Jul 9 - Funk Night with the Autocrats
Jul
9
to Jul 10

Jul 9 - Funk Night with the Autocrats

The Autocrats (formerly The Funky Autocrats) was founded by trumpeter Eric Bloom (Lettuce) to bring Funk and R&B to the people in the New England area and abroad. The group features a number of talented musicians who have played and toured with some of the music industry's best talent.

Much like RI's Autocrat Premium Coffee Syrup, The Autocrats insist on manufacturing funk of the highest quality. The group's unique brand of horn-driven funk and deep pockets are a favorite of the young and grown alike. 

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Jun 28th - FLEET - Sugarcones - EclecticElectric
Jun
28
to Jun 29

Jun 28th - FLEET - Sugarcones - EclecticElectric

Let's dance the night away w/ some awesome music by some kick ass bands. We want to give a warm welcome to Fleet all the way from Connecticut. They just released their new album Between Peace & Pressure & is definitely something to rock out to. Fleet is an indie rock experience from Southeast CT. They enjoy performing original music with a healthy dose of covers. As a sextet, saxophone and keyboard weave between the driven guitars, pulsing rhythm and undeniable catchy melodies.

Let's not forget eclecticelectric & Sugarcones will also be rocking the house!!!

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Jun 26th- PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic
Jun
26
to Jun 27

Jun 26th- PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic

Open Mic Night with Beth Baron starts at 6:30pm …. All instruments & talents welcome!

8:30pm - Greg Sherrod Music Company kicks off the nostalgic PVD Jam Session, which originated in this very room when it was Century Lounge many moons ago…. Greg invites many talented, renowned artists to join him in this prestigious Jam Night.

GREG SHERROD -has been singing his whole life, entertaining audiences throughout New England. Greg spent many years in musical theater, starring in productions like Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Nunsence (Sister Hubert), and being involved in Dandelion Children's Theater. Greg has taken the stage with bands like The Clarke Brothers, Powerhouse, Sugar Daddy, and The Highrollers. Greg has also supported and played with acts like Tower of Power, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, King's X, Deep Banana Blackout, E.C. Scott, K.D. Bell, and James Montgomery. And Greg has led the house band at The Newport Blues Cafe.
In 2007, Greg competed live on national television as part of Michael Bolton’s New Haven Choir on NBC's "Clash of The Choirs." "Clash of The Choirs" was a special reality competition show where five recording artists hand-selected twenty singers from their hometown communities and turned them into choirs. This experience allowed Greg the opportunity to share the stage with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Blake Shelton, and Kelly Rowland. While working on "Clash of The Choirs," Greg sang back-up for Michael Bolton's performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" and was part of a sight-reading and fast-study group hand-picked from each choir for a live performance on NBC's "The Today Show" featuring Gloria Estefan. 
Greg has performed at The Fairfield Theater Co in Fairfield, Connecticut as part of the Band Together Charity Concert series. Greg has been the featured singer in the popular wedding/function band, Mass Conn Fusion, as well as a regular performer at both The Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. 

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Jun 25- Autocrats presents Night of Rick James
Jun
25
to Jun 26

Jun 25- Autocrats presents Night of Rick James

The Autocrats (formerly The Funky Autocrats) was founded by trumpeter Eric Bloom (Lettuce) to bring Funk and R&B to the people in the New England area and abroad. The group features a number of talented musicians who have played and toured with some of the music industry's best talent.

This start of summer celebration includes a very special performance by our favorite funksters - A Tribute to Rick James. we will have all sorts of specials for you at the bar and from the kitchen as we intend to make this one huge party!!!! after all, summer is only here for a short time!!

cover $8

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Jun 24th - Wordsmiths & Storytellers
Jun
24
6:30 PM18:30

Jun 24th - Wordsmiths & Storytellers

Bobby Forand & Askew are teaming in the newest monthly event for the literary community!!! Bobby is an established columnist & book reviewer for Motif Magazine, as well as a published author himself!

The first hour of this monthly event will feature a writer's workshop, with wordsmiths getting feedback from the featured authors. Interested writers should send their work to chaptersunwritten@yahoo.com by Sunday, May 12, 2019.

The second hour will feature readings from storytellers (published authors).

Hors d'oeuvres & pastries will be available!
Specialty drinks for event including Coffee & Wine Bevs!

Ask about the Askew Book Club - find out how attending literary events could earn you points towards free dinner at Askew!

We will be hosting & incorporating literary events that accommodate all genres & tastes.

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June 23rd - John Allmark Super Jazz Octet
Jun
23
to Jun 24

June 23rd - John Allmark Super Jazz Octet

The John Allmark Jazz Orchestra has been at the forefront of Rhode Island Jazz for almost 29 years now. During that time it has deservedly earned a reputation as one of the countries finest jazz ensembles. 
The band still performs bi-monthly at the Met Cafe in Pawtucket but it's legacy continues to grow with the formation of the John Allmark Super Jazz Octet in 2017. 
This stellar eight piece ensemble gives British trumpeter John Allmark a new platform to showcase his writing and arranging skills whilst featuring an all-star line-up of the very best jazz musicians that New England has to offer. 
In addition to Allmark the June 23rd performance will feature Tucker Antell, Bob Bowlby and Nigel Yancy on saxophones, Angel Subero-trombone, Eugene Maslov-piano, Bill Miele-bass and Steve Langone on drums. 
Askew is thrilled to welcome back this powerhouse unit and invites you again to be part of another very exciting and memorable evening.

fb: johnallmarkjazzorchestra

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Jun 22nd - JTS & Sneakytown - SwampBirds - The Wire Chimes
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Jun 22nd - JTS & Sneakytown - SwampBirds - The Wire Chimes

75orLess Records Show presents…..

Jodie Treloar Sampson brings her gorgeous vocals and smokin' acoustic intensity to the brink of fire with her full band Sneakytown! Featuring...
John Faraone - drums
Brian Jablonski - pedal steel
Stephen Demers - electric guitar
Eric Sampson - electric bass
Jodie -
https://jodietreloar.bandcamp.com/

SwampBirds just swayin' in the summer solstice!
Jen Long - electric guitar, vocals
Kate Mick - banjo, vocals
Joanna Elizabeth Read - electric bass, vocals
Jennifer Jane - vocals
Pedro Weinberg - drums
https://theswampbirds.bandcamp.com/

The Wire Chimes is Jeremy Withers, chipping away at nuggets of melody until their true forms are revealed.
https://75orlessrecords.com/the-wire-chimes-archaeolomancy/

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Jun 21 - Lo-Fi - A Zen Night Production
Jun
21
to Jun 22

Jun 21 - Lo-Fi - A Zen Night Production

I'm excited to announce the first re-installment of the beloved "Zen Night"!

This is a reunion for our much appreciate fanbase, The Zennies!! As well as an open invitation to new faces and party goers.

Brian Rosa will be playing some lo-fi, hip-hop and instrumental music, and we will be featuring a special guest: Lee McAdams, as well as other performers to be announced!

This party is going to start of the Summer on the Summer Solstice - June 21st.

June 21st (Summer Solstice) 8pm-2am

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Jun 20 - Delko - Wax On - Chimp Jaw - Strip Mall
Jun
20
to Jun 21

Jun 20 - Delko - Wax On - Chimp Jaw - Strip Mall

We’re stoked to share a night with our PVD fam before shipping off to MA for the album release. It should be a fun night full of awesome local music. You don’t want to miss this one.
FREE SHOW :) 8PM

Delko
https://delkojams.bandcamp.com

Wax On
Experimental ska-punk blending elements of prog, math rock and all that JAZZZ.
https://open.spotify.com/artist/3IVnGPOJfS9ekW9olsSYDm?si=4GdfLLG2Q1ikVbAD9J-1aw

Chimp Jaw - Experimental prog metal LORDS.
https://chimpjaw.bandcamp.com

Strip Mall (solo)
Vinnie from PVD’s fave math-pop band stripping it down to just guitar & vocals to open up the night.
https://stripxmall.bandcamp.com/releases

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Jun 19- PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic
Jun
19
to Jun 20

Jun 19- PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic

Open Mic Night with Beth Baron starts at 6:30pm …. All instruments & talents welcome!

8:30pm - Greg Sherrod Music Company kicks off the nostalgic PVD Jam Session, which originated in this very room when it was Century Lounge many moons ago…. Greg invites many talented, renowned artists to join him in this prestigious Jam Night.

GREG SHERROD -has been singing his whole life, entertaining audiences throughout New England. Greg spent many years in musical theater, starring in productions like Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Nunsence (Sister Hubert), and being involved in Dandelion Children's Theater. Greg has taken the stage with bands like The Clarke Brothers, Powerhouse, Sugar Daddy, and The Highrollers. Greg has also supported and played with acts like Tower of Power, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, King's X, Deep Banana Blackout, E.C. Scott, K.D. Bell, and James Montgomery. And Greg has led the house band at The Newport Blues Cafe.
In 2007, Greg competed live on national television as part of Michael Bolton’s New Haven Choir on NBC's "Clash of The Choirs." "Clash of The Choirs" was a special reality competition show where five recording artists hand-selected twenty singers from their hometown communities and turned them into choirs. This experience allowed Greg the opportunity to share the stage with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Blake Shelton, and Kelly Rowland. While working on "Clash of The Choirs," Greg sang back-up for Michael Bolton's performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" and was part of a sight-reading and fast-study group hand-picked from each choir for a live performance on NBC's "The Today Show" featuring Gloria Estefan. 
Greg has performed at The Fairfield Theater Co in Fairfield, Connecticut as part of the Band Together Charity Concert series. Greg has been the featured singer in the popular wedding/function band, Mass Conn Fusion, as well as a regular performer at both The Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. 

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Jun 18 - Funk Night with the Autocrats
Jun
18
to Jun 19

Jun 18 - Funk Night with the Autocrats

The Autocrats (formerly The Funky Autocrats) was founded by trumpeter Eric Bloom (Lettuce) to bring Funk and R&B to the people in the New England area and abroad. The group features a number of talented musicians who have played and toured with some of the music industry's best talent.

Much like RI's Autocrat Premium Coffee Syrup, The Autocrats insist on manufacturing funk of the highest quality. The group's unique brand of horn-driven funk and deep pockets are a favorite of the young and grown alike. 

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Jun 16 - Father's Day Beatles Brunch
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Jun 16 - Father's Day Beatles Brunch

Happy Father’s Day to all the hard working Dad’s out there!!!! Bring Dad down for some Bloody Mary Buffet, Chicken & Waffles, Chourico & Potatoes, Italian-French Toast, and much more!!!

The Day Trippers loves the Beatles. They play a lot of the early Beatles classics. Ed on rhythm guitar and Terry on drums provide terrific harmonies, John wields the Hofner bass, and Louie, our lead guitarist, can play those classic Beatles leads and rockabilly with the best of them

This show is FREE! but please make sure to bring some cash for the tip bucket!

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Jun 15 - WomXn's Night + Askew Pride Block Party
Jun
15
to Jun 16

Jun 15 - WomXn's Night + Askew Pride Block Party

Askew Prov & Womxn's Night are teaming up to bring you the 1st Annual Womxn's Block Party!!!!!

After you peruse the RI Pride 2019 Water Street festivities, follow the party path over the Point Street Bridge & come on over to Chestnut Street!!!! Chestnut Street will be closed from Bassett to Elbow for the Block Party!!

Entry is $15.00/person = Get a collectable Pride Bracelet that gets you entry all day & night - Feel free to go to the Parade or other Pride events & we'll be waiting at Askew for you!!!!

Outside Block Party starts 2:00PM-9:00PM — There will be vendors, Pride inspired food & beverages, DJs, Art, Mist Park, tents & tables, Drag Kings, and much more! Stay tuned!!! DJ schedule to be announced soon!


Party moves inside after the Block Party.... The indoor festivities start with Womxn's Night Drag King performances hosted by our wonderful Randy Andy & Lulu Locks! 10:30PM- Close
Womxn's Night Queer Pride Party

Stay up to date by visiting the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/632872470550526/

This is a SafeSpace festivity- free of bias, conflict, criticism, or potentially threatening actions, ideas, or conversations!!! Any non-fun will not be tolerated! #Noh8

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Jun 14th - Dyke & Trans Post-March Party
Jun
14
to Jun 15

Jun 14th - Dyke & Trans Post-March Party

Askew is just trying to party all weekend!!!!! Come kick off the Pride Weekend with our Dyke-Trans Post-March Party! Staying downtown for the weekend?!!? We have two days of LGBTQ fun for you!!!!

This is a SafeSpace event - free of bias, conflict, criticism, or potentially threatening actions, ideas, or conversations!

Any friends that want to help Prep for Pride - We have a ton of fun projects to put together for the Womxn's Block Party on Saturday!

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Jun 13 - Sweet Little Variety Show
Jun
13
12:00 AM00:00

Jun 13 - Sweet Little Variety Show

Sweet Little Variety Shows are held on the second Thursday of each month.

$10, partial proceeds benefit RI Pride
18+ unless accompanied by an adult
Food and drink available.

Featuring:
- Randy Andy
- Comic Rich Hite
- Host Eva Destruction
- and more!

Since January 2010, the Sweet Little Variety Show has supported local musicians, poets, magicians, comedians, dancers, actors, filmmakers, and many more, as a monthly feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, and body-positive cabaret. Email us at sweetlittleemail@gmail.com to find out how to perform on the Sweet Little stage.

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Jun 12 - PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company
Jun
12
to Jun 13

Jun 12 - PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company

8:30pm - Greg Sherrod Music Company kicks off the nostalgic PVD Jam Session, which originated in this very room when it was Century Lounge many moons ago…. Greg invites many talented, renowned artists to join him in this prestigious Jam Night.

GREG SHERROD -has been singing his whole life, entertaining audiences throughout New England. Greg spent many years in musical theater, starring in productions like Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Nunsence (Sister Hubert), and being involved in Dandelion Children's Theater. Greg has taken the stage with bands like The Clarke Brothers, Powerhouse, Sugar Daddy, and The Highrollers. Greg has also supported and played with acts like Tower of Power, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, King's X, Deep Banana Blackout, E.C. Scott, K.D. Bell, and James Montgomery. And Greg has led the house band at The Newport Blues Cafe.
In 2007, Greg competed live on national television as part of Michael Bolton’s New Haven Choir on NBC's "Clash of The Choirs." "Clash of The Choirs" was a special reality competition show where five recording artists hand-selected twenty singers from their hometown communities and turned them into choirs. This experience allowed Greg the opportunity to share the stage with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Blake Shelton, and Kelly Rowland. While working on "Clash of The Choirs," Greg sang back-up for Michael Bolton's performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" and was part of a sight-reading and fast-study group hand-picked from each choir for a live performance on NBC's "The Today Show" featuring Gloria Estefan. 
Greg has performed at The Fairfield Theater Co in Fairfield, Connecticut as part of the Band Together Charity Concert series. Greg has been the featured singer in the popular wedding/function band, Mass Conn Fusion, as well as a regular performer at both The Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. 

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Jun 11 - Funk Night with the Autocrats
Jun
11
to Jun 12

Jun 11 - Funk Night with the Autocrats

The Autocrats (formerly The Funky Autocrats) was founded by trumpeter Eric Bloom (Lettuce) to bring Funk and R&B to the people in the New England area and abroad. The group features a number of talented musicians who have played and toured with some of the music industry's best talent.

Much like RI's Autocrat Premium Coffee Syrup, The Autocrats insist on manufacturing funk of the highest quality. The group's unique brand of horn-driven funk and deep pockets are a favorite of the young and grown alike. 

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Jun 8 - Dykestravaganza!  Dykelicious Drag & Burlesque
Jun
8
to Jun 9

Jun 8 - Dykestravaganza! Dykelicious Drag & Burlesque

Leaping Lesbians Batbutch! Randy Andy, the fella who brought you the RI Jollies and the VD Spectacular, has gathered superb talent to pay homage to the mighty dyke!

Let's kick off pride week with a lipsmacking showcase of kings, burlesque, & a whole lot more! Come with us on a thrilling and raucous journey through the land o' lezzie. In usual Randy Andy style, we promise amazing performances like you've never seen, tons and tons and tons of audience participation games, community, and membership to the performer-audience mutual adoration society! Think you know what defines dyke—think again, this is Randy Andy we're talking about after all.

All are welcome to attend this show, regardless of identity!

Many many many more details to come.

Get your tix here:
http://dykestravanganza.eventbrite.com/?s=94235064
Early bird tickets available until May 11th then the prices rise!

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Jun 7 - Bop Thrills + Soapbox Saints + Easy Ed's Record Hop!
Jun
7
to Jun 8

Jun 7 - Bop Thrills + Soapbox Saints + Easy Ed's Record Hop!

WMFO's DJ Easy Ed Presents: The Bop Thrills, The Soapbox Saints, and Easy Ed's Record Hop!

A Night of High-Energy Rockabilly and Rock 'n' Roll!

It's the return of the Bop Thrills! These guys haven't played in a long while, but they are back and they are ON FIRE! Don't miss this long-awaited return!

With the Soapbox Saints and Easy Ed's Record Hop!

https://www.facebook.com/SoapboxSaints/

https://www.facebook.com/Easy-Eds-Record-Hop-461362960726815/


Photo courtesy of Boston Groupie News http://www.bostongroupienews.com

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June 5 - PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic
Jun
5
to Jun 6

June 5 - PVD Jam with the Greg Sherrod Music Company + Open Mic

Open Mic Night with Beth Baron starts at 6:30pm …. All instruments & talents welcome!

8:30pm - Greg Sherrod Music Company kicks off the nostalgic PVD Jam Session, which originated in this very room when it was Century Lounge many moons ago…. Greg invites many talented, renowned artists to join him in this prestigious Jam Night.

GREG SHERROD -has been singing his whole life, entertaining audiences throughout New England. Greg spent many years in musical theater, starring in productions like Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Nunsence (Sister Hubert), and being involved in Dandelion Children's Theater. Greg has taken the stage with bands like The Clarke Brothers, Powerhouse, Sugar Daddy, and The Highrollers. Greg has also supported and played with acts like Tower of Power, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, King's X, Deep Banana Blackout, E.C. Scott, K.D. Bell, and James Montgomery. And Greg has led the house band at The Newport Blues Cafe.
In 2007, Greg competed live on national television as part of Michael Bolton’s New Haven Choir on NBC's "Clash of The Choirs." "Clash of The Choirs" was a special reality competition show where five recording artists hand-selected twenty singers from their hometown communities and turned them into choirs. This experience allowed Greg the opportunity to share the stage with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Blake Shelton, and Kelly Rowland. While working on "Clash of The Choirs," Greg sang back-up for Michael Bolton's performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" and was part of a sight-reading and fast-study group hand-picked from each choir for a live performance on NBC's "The Today Show" featuring Gloria Estefan. 
Greg has performed at The Fairfield Theater Co in Fairfield, Connecticut as part of the Band Together Charity Concert series. Greg has been the featured singer in the popular wedding/function band, Mass Conn Fusion, as well as a regular performer at both The Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. 

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Jun 4 - Funk Night with the Autocrats
Jun
4
to Jun 5

Jun 4 - Funk Night with the Autocrats

The Autocrats (formerly The Funky Autocrats) was founded by trumpeter Eric Bloom (Lettuce) to bring Funk and R&B to the people in the New England area and abroad. The group features a number of talented musicians who have played and toured with some of the music industry's best talent.

Much like RI's Autocrat Premium Coffee Syrup, The Autocrats insist on manufacturing funk of the highest quality. The group's unique brand of horn-driven funk and deep pockets are a favorite of the young and grown alike. 

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Jun 3 - Sips 'N' Shakes: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jun
3
7:00 PM19:00

Jun 3 - Sips 'N' Shakes: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Half drunk-Shakespeare, half-guerilla theatre, all fun: Toil and Trouble Shakespeare is so freakin' excited to present their inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Askew Bar in Providence, RI.

ASKEW OPENS AT 7:00PM FOR DRINKS, FOOD, PRE-SHOW / SHOW STARTS AT 8:00 PM

Serious actors. No director. One rehearsal. In a bar.
(AKA every actor's nightmare but also biggest room for play. Inspired by Shakespeare's traditions)

Come be our groundlings! Come for sipping on Askew's signature Midsummer cocktails with Shakespeare's famous characters, shenanigans, songs, and FREE RAFFLES to win tickets to performances at The Wilbury Theatre Group and The Contemporary Theatre Company.

Players:
Oberon/Theseus: David Tessier
Titania/Hippolyta: Kate Lester
Puck: Cassidy McCartan
Philostrate/Fairy: Abby Dufresne
Egea/Fairy: Shannon Ott
Hermia: Kelly Robertson
Lysander: Nick Maturo
Helena: Anastasia La France
Demetrius: Rebecca Magnotta
Bottom: Brian Kozak
Petra Quince: Ava Mascena
Francis Flute: Mark Wilburn
Snout: Nick Corey
Snug/Fairy: Liz Craig
Robin Starveling/Fairy: Dan Ruppel
Oberon's fairies: The Tessier Princes

Off- "stage" Privateers: Andy Stigler, Rebecca Maxfield, Dillon Medina, Charlie Santos, Chris Simpson and Maggie Cady, Josh Short

https://www.facebook.com/events/422115645256059/

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