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July 2022

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Wed

Irish Session

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

"...a gathering of Irish traditional musicians for the purpose of celebrating their common interest in the music by playing it together in a relaxed, informal...

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Thu

Frank Fotusky

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Frank Fotusky plays Acoustic Blues in the style reminiscent of the great East Coast "Piedmont" players such as Rev. Gary Davis, Blind Boy Fuller, John...

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Thu

KF3 – Vibing on a Thursday!

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Kyle Friday Chas Lester Tyler Quist KYLE FRIDAY is a Michigan born Artist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Educator and Producer residing in Portland, Maine.  He can be seen/heard...

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Sat

Brian Shankar Adler

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Brian Shankar Adler is a multidisciplinary drummer, percussionist, and composer. His work transcends the terrain between genre and geographic region, asking: how can we find connection...

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Sat

Sad Bastards, Loose Standards

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Area men Chris Klaxton and Mike Effenberger join forces to plumb the depths of the great American songbook of jazz standards, the lesser American songbook,...

August 2022

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Tue

JAZZ SESH

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Attention jazz players of Portland and the surrounding area! Come one come all for the weekly open jam session!  Informal and fun for both those...

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Wed

IRISH NIGHT at BLUE

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Visit Irish Night at Blue on Facebook to stay in the know of upcoming shows! Wednesday May 18 - Sean Heely & Beth Patterson  Celtic Fiddle...

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Wed

Irish Session

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

"...a gathering of Irish traditional musicians for the purpose of celebrating their common interest in the music by playing it together in a relaxed, informal...

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Thu

Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble performs folk, classical and Sufi music from the Turkish, Arabic and Armenian traditions. Led by oud player, Eric LaPerna, the group...

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Thu

Showmen’s Rest

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Showmen’s Rest is a new group organized around songs that have sprung forth from the mind of Jimmy Dority. He has planted these songs in...

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207-774-4111

650A Congress Street, Portland ME

21+ Only (unless accompanied by your legal guardian)

Hours
Mon: CLOSED
Tues: 6PM-12AM
Wed:5PM-12AM
Thurs:5PM-12AM
Fri & Sat: 5PM-1AM
Sun: 4PM-10PM

Blue has won Portland’s Best Jazz Venue for several years in a row and dedicates every Saturday night to Jazz at the Blue.

We are a DONATION BASED venue. Please show your support to the musicians by donating to the basket by the stage. Because we don’t charge a cover and 100% of your donations go to the musicians we respectfully ask that each person make a ONE PURCHASE MINIMUM of food/beverage to help support the room. All seats are first come, first served (feel free to share a table). We do not take reservations.