2019 Grammy Awards “Best Contemporary Blues Album” nominee, a/k/a the ‘Piana From Savannah’ Victor Wainwright and the Train, embark on their Harvest Boogie Tour, with a local performance at Geneseo Riviera, 4 Center St., Saturday, November 16. Showtime: 8pm. Tickets: $25. Advance, $29. Door (General Admission); $30. (VIP/Table Service), $34. Door. Info: (585) 481-0036 or visit http://geneseoriviera.com. For this show, the full Train horn section will be performing.
Wainwright’s upcoming album, “Memphis Loud,” is due out on Ruf Records this coming March. “We’ve assembled the same exact top-notch team as our last record. It will be all original music,” says Wainwright.
The Nashville musician took home the Pinetop Perkins Piano Player Award at the 2018 Blues Music Awards in Memphis last May. The blues musician’s virtual non-stop touring schedule includes a headlining slot at the famed three-day Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas, where he is confirmed to perform again this September. Rock & Blues Muse voted Victor Wainwright & The Train one of its “Top 20 Blues, Rock & Roots Albums of 2018” while Wainwright’s album finished #1 on the respected Roots Music Report Top Contemporary Blues Album Chart for 2018.