Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club presents GRAMMY® Award nominee and 7x Blues Music Award-winning pianist/keyboardist and singer VICTOR WAINWRIGHT & THE TRAIN on Sunday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.

GRAMMY® Award, 7x-Blues Music Award-Winner & 9x-Blues Music Award Nominated Blues artist VICTOR WAINWRIGHT and his 6-piece band (THE TRAIN) join Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s 2022 live schedule which includes 44 Blues Music Award- Winners and 50 GRAMMY® Award-winning Artists. Tickets for Victor Wainwright & The Train, along with the current slate of 2022 shows, can be viewed on Jimmy’s online events calendar at: http://www.jimmysoncongress.com/events.

PORTSMOUTH, NH, September 30, 2022 VICTOR WAINWRIGHT and his band THE TRAIN on Sunday October 9 at 7:30 p.m. Victor Wainwright is a dynamic, high-octane performer with a big dose of soul. “Victor Wainwright is all about boogie woogie piano, deep soul and a voice reminiscent of Dr. John at his best. He’s a blues star, a great player”, raves CHICAGO BLUE GUIDE.

In 2018, Wainwright and his band received a GRAMMY® Award nomination for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” for their self-titled work (“Victor Wainwright and The Train”). The album reached number one on the Billboard Blues Album Chart. In 2016 at the Blues Music Awards, Wainwright received the coveted and prestigious “BB King Entertainer of the Year” and he and his band received the “Blues Band of the Year”. Wainwright has been nominated 7 times for “Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year” at the Blues Music Awards – winning 5 times (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2020).

“Not only is Victor one of the greatest blues pianists in the industry, he is also a world-class performer and singer.”
— Blues Revue Magazine

“Wainwright serves as an electrifying guide to a good time…meticulously evoking the raw soul and energy of his acoustic piano…Every track is brilliant.”
—Living Blues Magazine

“With the force of a racing locomotive, Wainwright and the Train have crafted an electrifying, feel-good record with plenty of heart and soul. The musicianship is downright exquisite on the 12 all-original tracks.”
– Rock and Blues Muse (Review of the album ‘Victor Wainwright & The Train’)

Victor Wainwright began his career with true honky-tonk rock n’ roll, but has since expanded his artistic scope to include music representing virtually every corner of the blues. His dedication to musical discovery, his love for entertainment and his insatiable curiosity have led him to thrilling performances all over the world. A man of many talents and accolades, this searching artist continues to build a stellar legacy.

2022 calendar and tickets for Victor Wainwright
Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s 2022 show schedule now includes 9 NEA Jazz Masters, 50 GRAMMY® Award-winning artists, 44 Blues Music Award winners and a full roster of talented musicians with over 550 GRAMMY® Award nominations. Tickets for VICTOR WAINWRIGHT & THE TRAIN at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club, as well as the current slate of shows for 2022, can be viewed on Jimmy’s online events calendar at: http://www.jimmysoncongress.com/events.

Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s mission is to provide guests with a unique, world-class experience featuring serious jazz and blues music served with exceptional cuisine. Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club offers a spectacular and visually stunning environment designed to provide the highest quality acoustics while utilizing state-of-the-art production, sound and lighting technologies. Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club is located in a beautifully restored 1905 building at 135 Congress Street in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For more information, visit www.jimmysoncongress.com or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JimmysJazzBlues and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/jimmysjazzblues/.

An arts and culture center with stunning architecture in the heart of the historic district Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club offers a rare and spectacular venue to host important corporate functions, weddings, intimate or large-scale social gatherings, private parties and memorable celebrations. The Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club team has poured their heart and soul into creating a stunning, full-service event space with new state-of-the-art production, sound and lighting technologies, delivered with culinary experiences top-level exceptional. Our top notch approach with professional and experienced event staff ensures that everything is designed to exceed your expectations. To start a conversation about hosting your event at Jimmy’s Jazz and Blues Club, please call us at 888-603-5299, or complete Jimmy’s private event request form.


Suzanne Bresette
[email protected]

SOURCEJimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club

Previous As Artists Pay Tribute to Coolio, Rapper's Impact on Music Recognized
Next Newsom signs bill to limit use of hip-hop lyrics in criminal trials