Kevin McElroy

Wednesday - September, 15 @ 7:30pm

IRISH NIGHT AT BLUE presents Kevin Mcelroy!

Kevin has performed traditional Irish music professionally since the age of 19. He plays the mandolin, banjo, guitar and fiddle for concerts and dances. Kevin also sings both traditional and contemporary folk songs and has a particular interest in ballads and songs of immigration. He has performed with some of Ireland's most famous instrumentalists including Seamus Connolly, Joe Burke and Paddy Keenan. Kevin was asked by Mick Moloney to teach banjo and mandolin at the Augusta Heritage Arts Program-Irish Week at Davis and Elkins College. He currently teaches private fiddle and mandolin lessons at his violin shop where he also works as a restorer of fine instruments.

Upcoming Events

Alex Ouellette Quartet

Saturday, September 25th

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM


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


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.