Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club presents MARCIA BALL, pianist and singer nominated 5x for the GRAMMY® Award and 11x Blues Music Award, on Wednesday February 23 at 7:30 p.m.

5x GRAMMY® Award and 11x Blues Music Award nominated pianist, songwriter and singer MARCIA BALL will bring her band to Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club on Wednesday, February 23 for a show at 7:30 p.m. The Marcia Ball Band includes guitarist MIKE SCHERMER; Saxophonist ÉRIC BERNHARDT; and drummer MO ROBERTS. 11-time Blues Music Award winner Marcia Ball joins Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s 2022 live schedule, which includes 5 NEA Jazz Masters, 24 GRAMMY® Award-winning artists, 20 Blues Music Award winners and a full roster of talented musicians with 300+ GRAMMY® Award Nominations among them. Tickets for Marcia Ball on Wednesday, February 23, along with the current slate of 2022 Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club shows, are available on Jimmy’s online events calendar at: http://www.jimmysoncongress.com /events.

PORTSMOUTH, NH, February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club presents MARCIA BALL, 5-time GRAMMY Award-nominated and 11-time Blues Music Award-winning pianist, composer and singer Wednesday February 23 at 7:30 p.m. by Marcia Ball Blues Music Award winners include being a 7-time winner of the “Instrumentalist – Piano” award; a 2x “Contemporary Blues Female Artist” award winner; as well as a “Blues Album of the Year” and a “Contemporary Blues Album of the Year”. Ball also has over 40 Blues Music Award nominations during his long and storied career.

Marcia Ball has gained worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to spark a full-scale party every time she takes the stage. Born in Orange, Texas and raised in Vinton, Louisiana, her deep Acadian heritage and a lifetime of captivating Gulf Coast rhythm and blues are evident in her original songs and the classics she chooses to cover. This has made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers around the world. With each new release, her reputation as a deeply moving singer, a pianist of boundless talent, and a courageous and inventive songwriter continues to grow. His love of the road has led him to years of soul-satisfying performances at festivals, concert halls and clubs.

  • “Driving, upbeat blues, good times and an intimate, thoughtful ballad… his songs ring with emotional depth,” raves ROLLING STONE.

  • “A welcome ray of sunshine…Ball is a killer pianist, great singer and songwriter. Powerful blues, sweet zydeco, soulful, fast and furious Texas boogie… heartfelt, powerful and fair,” says BILLBOARD.

  • Marcia Ball play with two fists New Orleans barilhouse piano and sings in a hoarse voice, knowing all the problems men and women can have when it comes to having a good time,” remarks THE NEW YORK TIMES.

Marcia Ball is a blues legend and we are thrilled to have her come to Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club,” said Suzanne Bresette, General Manager of Programming at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club. “We don’t see how you can be a legitimate blues club without having a legendary blues icon. Marcia Ball hit the stage at some point – so we’re glad she’s coming to Jimmy’s this month!”

Tickets for MARCIA BALL, pianist and singer nominated 5x GRAMMY® Award and 11x Blues Music Award on Wednesday February 23 at 7:30 p.m. can be purchased through Ticketmaster or the Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club website.

Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s 2022 show schedule already includes 5 NEA Jazz Masters, 24 GRAMMY® Award-winning artists, 20 Blues Music Award winners and a comprehensive roster of talented musicians with over 300 GRAMMY® Award nominations. Check out Jimmy’s online events calendar for Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club 2022 schedule. Subscribe to Jimmy’s Email newsletter to stay informed about new jazz and blues artist announcements, tickets, special offers, Jimmy’s Sunday Jazz Brunch and more.

ABOUT JIMMY’S JAZZ & BLUES CLUB
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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