Friday - September, 15 @ 10:00pm
Welterweight is a folk band, but not really. It’s a rock band, but only a smidge. An originals band, but not all the time. A satisfying cover band, maybe, sometimes. Sitting in the audience, you might find yourself thinking “huh, I know that song, don’t I? Yup, it’s that one, I think…hmm, not bad!” Not bad, indeed…thoughtful, catchy originals and re-interpretations of good songs gone by.
Welterweight exists in the world of not-quite-adult oriented music. Maybe “hard soft rock” is a better description. Or possibly “new timey”, using traditional string instrumentation, around the non-traditional songs of memory, longing, and lots of dumb decisions. “A little alienation, some arthritis, and the creeping of creature comforts as we try to grow up.”
Doug Cowan - lead vocal, guitar, songwriter
John Nunan - percussion, backing vocals
Greg Bjork - mandolin, backing vocals
Tom Kubasik - stand up bass, backing vocals
Tess Gionet - violin, backing vocals
650A Congress Street, Portland ME
- Mon-Sat: 5PM-Close
- Sun: 6PM-Close
Blue has won Portland’s Best Jazz Venue for several years in a row and dedicates every Saturday night to Jazz at Blue.
Unless the show is ticketed we are always No Cover and we let you decide how much to Donate to the Musicians if you are so inclined.