Rob Cimitile with Chris Robley
Wednesday - August, 15 @ 7:00pm
The music of Rob Cimitile fuses diverse elements from many genres into a unique blend of folk pop. His lyrics cover many topics including reflections on modern society, story telling, and personal introspection. His group Builder of the House released their debut album in 2017 with sonaBLAST! Records. Rob's accolades include Best Music Video, Best Americana Song and Best Americana Album on the 2017 Grammy Ballot and Best Music Video and Best Americana Song at the 2017 Hollywood Music in Media Awards. He and Builder of the House have been featured in PASTE Magazine, The Huff Post, The Bluegrass Situation, The Big Takeover, and Consequence of Sound.
Chris Robley is a singer-songwriter and award-winning poet who's made his home in the mill town of Lewiston, Maine.
His orchestral indie-pop and folk music has been praised by The LA Times, The Boston Globe, NPR's Second Stage, Performer, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.”
Robley’s poetry has been published in POETRY Magazine, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry, and more. He is the winner of Boulevard’s Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers, a recipient of a Maine Literary Award in poetry, and was selected by Robert Pinsky as a finalist for the Dorset Prize.
650A Congress Street, Portland ME
- Mon: 5PM-11PM
- 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 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.