Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club Features 4x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated Blues & Rock and Roll Hall of Famer ELVIN BISHOP on Friday June 10 at 7:30 P.M.
Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club Features 4x-GRAMMY® Award Nominee, Blues & Rock and Roll Hall of Famer & 5x-Blues Music Award-Winning Guitarist, Singer & Songwriter ELVIN BISHOP on Friday June 10 at 7:30 P. Elvin Bishop first hit the scene with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band in 1965, and ever since he's blazed his own musical trail. In 2015, Bishop formed The Big Fun Trio with his friends Bob Welsh (Piano, Guitar) and Willy Jordan (Vocals, Drums) and their first self-titled album in 2017 earned them a GRAMMY® Award Nomination for "Best Traditional Blues Album" and won 2 Blues Music Awards for "Album of the Year" and "Song of the Year. "Good time music guaranteed to put a smile on your face," remarks CHICAGO TRIBUNE. In 2018, Elvin Bishop & Big Fun Trio earned another GRAMMY® Award Nomination for "Best Traditional Blues Album" for their album entitled ''Something Smells Funky 'Round Here.
Bob Welsh, originally from Covington, Louisiana, has performed and toured with Bishop, Rusty Zinn, Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold, James Cotton and others. Born in Glendale, CA on October 21, 1942, Elvin Bishop grew up on a farm in Iowa before relocating to Oklahoma when he was ten. After Bishop crossed paths with harmonica player and fellow University of Chicago student Paul Butterfield, the two began sitting in together at South Side clubs, often jamming with Buddy Guy and Otis Rush. The self-titled The Paul Butterfield Blues Band introduced electric Chicago blues to the rock audience for the first time. "We are thrilled to have the incredible bluesman Elvin Bishop on June 10 to serenade Portsmouth with his two-time GRAMMY® Award Nominated Big Fun Trio!'" says Suzanne Bresette, Managing Director of Programming at Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club.
Tickets for 4x-GRAMMY® Award Nominee, Blues & Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer & 5x-Blues Music Award-Winning Guitarist, Singer-Songwriter ELVIN BISHOP on Friday June 10 at 7:30 P. Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club's 2022 Schedule of Shows currently includes 7 NEA Jazz Masters, 33 GRAMMY® Award-Winning Artists, 32 Blues Music Award-Winners, and a comprehensive list of talented musicians with 450+ GRAMMY® Award Nominations amongst them. ABOUT JIMMY'S JAZZ & BLUES CLUB The mission of Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club is to provide guests a one-of-a-kind, world-class experience featuring serious jazz and blues music served with exceptional southern-inspired cuisine. PRIVATE EVENTS AT JIMMY'S JAZZ & BLUES CLUB An architecturally breathtaking center of arts and culture in the heart of historic 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. Suzanne Bresette, Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club, 888-603-5299, [email protected]
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