Jennifer Porter & Michael Beling

Saturday - September, 01 @ 8:00pm

Jennifer Porter's newest EP from Grammy award-winning producer Lawrence Manchester is called Moonglow. Her album Easy Living (2014), also from Lawrence Manchester, was nominated for a 2015 Independent Music Award in the Jazz With Vocals category, and can be heard on jazz stations around the country, including KJAZZ in Los Angeles, WWOZ in New Orleans, and Public Radio International’s Jazz After Hours. Her previous recordings include Hyacinth Boy Blue (1998), the multiple award-winning soundtrack for 40 WEST (2011), The Way You Look Tonight (2012), and the soundtrack for MR. BARRINGTON (2015).

Pianist, organist and Bates College faculty member Michael Beling performs regularly with some of the preeminent jazz musicians in Northern New England. As a bandleader and composer, his ensembles include Bedlam & Eunoia and MBG.

Jennifer Porter- Vocals
Michael Beling- Keyboards and bass pedals
Dana Packard- Drums

Upcoming Events

JAZZ SESH

Tuesday, September 28th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Owen Marshall & Benjamin Foss

Wednesday, September 29th

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Irish Session

Wednesday, September 29th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Reesa Draudiga

Thursday, September 30th

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Tom Dimenna

Thursday, September 30th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Darlin’ Corey

Friday, October 1st

6:00 PM - 7:30 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.