Private Events

Unforgettable gatherings in a century-old, spectacularly restored, state-of-the-art special events venue.

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.

  • Multiple Unique Event Spaces
  • Flexible Floor Plans
  • Full Service Culinary Menus
  • Extensive Selection of Wine, Liquor & Spirits
  • Professional & Experienced Event Staff
  • State-of-the-Art Audio & Visual Services
  • Green Rooms & Hospitality Services
  • All Tables, Chairs, China, Flatware, Stemware, Glasses, and Napkins Provided

The team at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club put their heart and soul into creating a stunning full-service event space offering new state-of-the-art production, sound, and lighting technologies delivered with extraordinary culinary experiences and the highest level of service.


Extraordinary Food & Drink

Next-level culinary experiences are front and center at Jimmy’s. When it comes to food and drink, we are committed to “the pursuit of deliciousness” — a favorite motto of our executive chef, Brian Stuart. Chef Brian cultivates personal connections with the farmers and fishermen who supply the fresh local ingredients he uses to create a unique southern-influenced, New England-inspired cuisine which can be customized to you meet your personal needs and requirements.


Wired To Inspire!

Engineered with optimal acoustics, leading-edge sound, lighting and AV systems to showcase world-class jazz and blues artists, Jimmy’s is wired to inspire. Jimmy’s also offers in-house theater and projector capabilities, plus a six-camera video system for livestreaming events to other locations or recording key moments or entire functions for future viewing.


Exceptional Service From Experienced Event Staff

Our high-touch approach with professional and experienced event staff ensures that everything is tailored to exceed your expectations. Rachel Huddleston, who leads the coordination of special events here at Jimmy’s, spent five years coordinating events at the majestic, four-diamond Mountain View Grand Hotel.


Special Events Are “Extra Special” At Jimmy’s

When you take a peek inside Jimmy’s, it is easy to imagine a lavish soiree. Or a memorable corporate function, fundraiser or private party. Or perhaps a bride and groom exchanging their vows on the main grand stage. Whatever the occasion, our professional and experienced event staff are passionate about ensuring your guests leave having “outstanding memorable experiences.”

To start a conversation about hosting your event at Jimmy’s Jazz and Blues Club, please fill out our Event Request Form.