Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club presents 6x Blues Music Award winner and legendary blues guitarist and singer TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS on Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.
TOMMY CASTRO, legendary blues guitarist and singer, winner of 6 blues music awards, will bring his band THE PAINKILLERS to Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club on Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tommy Castro joins Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club 2022 show schedule. which include 5 NEA Jazz Masters, 25 GRAMMY® Award-winning artists, 21 Blues Music Award winners and a comprehensive roster of talented musicians with over 325 GRAMMY® Award nominations among them. Tickets for Tommy Castro & The Painkillers are SOLD OUT for the 7:30 p.m. show, but tickets for the 10 p.m. show as well as the current slate of 2022 Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club shows can be found on the Events Calendar at Jimmy’s line at: http://www.jimmysoncongress.com/events.
PORTSMOUTH, NH, February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club presents TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS, 6-time Blues Music Award winner and legendary blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Saturday March 26 at 7:30 & 10 p.m. Internationally acclaimed blues legend Tom Castro will celebrate the release of his groundbreaking new album, “Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town,” with a live performance featuring Castro and his band, The Painkillers. Multi-instrumentalist Deanna Bogart will join the group as a special guest for this performance.
Tom Castro always stayed true to himself while exploring, developing and creating new music, and he took his thousands of dedicated fans with him. Since his solo debut in 1994, he has made 16 albums – the last seven for Alligator Records – each his own unique chapter in the book of Tom Castro. Ranging from horn-fueled R&B and hot blues to feisty, stripped-down rock ‘n’ roll, each release is solidly built on Castro’s unwavering musical foundation – a dynamic mix of guitar-fueled blues influenced by the 1960s. , testifying Memphis– blue-eyed soul and Latin-tinged East San Jose funk, all carried by Castro’s catchy vocals and passionate guitar work.
Tom Castro recently received 5 Blues Music Awards Nominations in 2022 – the most of any blues artist this year. These nominations were for “Band of the Year”; “Album of the Year”; “Song of the Year”; “Blues Rock Artist of the Year”; and the most coveted Blues Music Award – “BB King Entertainer of the Year”.
“A Bluesman Came To Town” is a roots music odyssey. Through his 13 songs, Castro tells the story of a young man, working on his family farm, who is bitten by blues fever. He masters the guitar and sets out on the road in search of fame and fortune, only to find that what he left behind is the treasure he was looking for. “A Bluesman Came To Town is not a story about me,” Castro says. “It’s drawn from some of my friends and my experiences, though. I’ve seen with my own eyes for many years what it’s like on the road.”
“With an excellent reputation, guitarist and singer Tom Castro is one of the greatest electric blues practitioners. Scorching delivery… catchy and overflowing with emotion… funk fueled, moaning and rocking. “Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town” is an eye-opening experience, which is not only At Tommy Castro’s the most essential album to date, but also a real tour de force.” — LIVING BLUES
“A soul-baring roadhouse blues….excellent Memphis soul.” — WASHINGTON PUBLISH
“Tom Castro is a soulful vocalist and scathing guitarist… gritty, funky and rockin’.” — BOSTON WORLD
“Castro is one of the brightest stars of the blues-soul genre. Ravenous blues energy and ultimate soulful power…passionate vocals and sheer inventiveness in his stellar guitar solos.” — BLUES MUSIC MAGAZINE
“Funky Southern soul, big city blues and classic rock…silver guitar riffs that sound both familiar and fresh.” —SAN FRANCISCO THE CHRONICLE
“We are extremely excited Tom Castro and The Painkillers chose Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club as one of the venues for their tour. Their new album ‘Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town’ is awesome!” said Suzanne Bresette, General Manager of Programming at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club. “Tommy 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out and we expect the 10 p.m. show to sell out very soon.”
Tickets for TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS, winner of the 6x Blues Music Award & Legendary Blues Guitarist & Singer Saturday March 26 are SOLD OUT for the 7:30 p.m. To display. The tickets for the 10 p.m. show are available on the Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club website as well as on Ticket master.
Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s 2022 show schedule already includes 5 NEA Jazz Masters, 25 GRAMMY® Award-winning artists, 21 Blues Music Award winners and a full roster of talented musicians with over 325 GRAMMY® Award nominations. To visit Jimmy’s Online Events Calendar for Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club 2022 program. To subscribe to Jimmy’s eNewsletter to stay informed about new jazz and blues artist announcements, tickets, special offers, Jimmy’s Sunday Jazz Brunch and much more.
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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 southern-inspired 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 http://www.jimmysoncongress.com or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JimmysJazzBlues.
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