Happy Hour with John Nels

Wednesday - March, 27 @ 5:00pm

Hailing from Northern Aroostook County in Maine, John Nels has over ten solo DIY albums under his belt and numerous live and recording projects. He has performed and recorded with Portland bands such as Forget Forget, The Desires, Party Time Excellent, and is currently a member of Dominic Lavoie's solo project.  Nels brings a mix of vocal range reminiscent of Jeff Buckley and Tom Waits with songwriting channeling Wilco and Elvis Costello.  His latest solo release is titled "progress" and was released May 2017 at https://johnnels.bandcamp.com/album/p-r-o-g-r-e-s-s .

Photo courtesy of Lauryn Sophia Photography (http://www.laurynsophiaphotography.com)


Upcoming Events

Happy Hour with MATT MEYER

Thursday, February 21st

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Liz Bills & WYN

Thursday, February 21st

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Open JAZZ Sesh

Thursday, February 21st

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Nick Ludington Quartet

Friday, February 22nd

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Titus Abbott Collective

Friday, February 22nd

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Friday, February 22nd

10:00 PM - 11:59 PM


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.