Carrie Nation and The Speakeasy

Monday - February, 03 @ 7:00pm

Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy is a high-energy "Brass 'n' Grass" sextet from Wichita, KS. The band, whose sound has been described as “...a stagecoach in overdrive”, has brought their eclectic blend of bluegrass, ska, punk, and dixieland to packed clubs, basements, and festivals across the US since their inception in the spring of 2007.

CNS has built a solid following playing 47 states and 5 countries with their energetic live show and ability to fit on the bill with acts ranging from bluegrass to rockabilly; punk to ska. As the banjo rolls over rhythmic guitar, breakneck mandolin solos melt into blaring trombone and trumpet lines, while the standup bass and feed-bucket-trap-set churn out driving rhythms that carry the force of a Kansas freight train.

https://youtu.be/CFwdFNG_hzo

 

Upcoming Events

Happy Hour with Andrea Re & Friends

Thursday, February 27th

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Frank Fotusky

Thursday, February 27th

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Friday on a Thursday!

Thursday, February 27th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Choro Louco

Friday, February 28th

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ian Steinberg

Friday, February 28th

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

YEAH MAN

Friday, February 28th

10:00 PM - 11:59 PM

207-774-4111

650A Congress Street, Portland ME

Hours
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.