John Nemeth - photo by Greg JohnsonFor those in the Northwest who have been following and supporting former Boise blues man John Nemeth throughout his career, there is no surprise in the incredible talents he possesses with vocals and harmonica. One of the most soulful singers of today. A year following five nominations at the Blues Music Awards, he is once again nominated for Best Soul Blues Male Artist and the coveted BB King Blues Entertainer of the Year recognition. John Nemeth will return to Portland, where he has long been a fan favorite, just in time to celebrate his newest release Memphis Grease on the Blue Corn Music label. Joining Nemeth on this tour is one of Memphis’ hottest and most soulful bands, The Bo-Keys. Led by vocalist Percy Wiggins and bassist Scott Bomar, this horn powered band always delivers that perfect pitch of funk and groove. Certain to be one of the most exciting shows of the year, John Nemeth is a not to miss performer.

John Nemeth will be appearing at Jimmy Mak’s, 221 NW 10th, on Friday, March 21st for an 8:00 pm show. 21 & over only. Tickets are $13.00 general admission and $17.00 guaranteed seating (must include a dinner purchase) and are available through tickettomato.com. This is a CBA co-sponsored event and members will receive a $1.00 discount at the door, with the discount also available when ordering tickets on-line using the code “cba.”