Michael Beling Ensemble

Saturday - August, 31 @ 6:00pm

This ensemble explores Beling's compositions in a chamber jazz setting, inspired by world, film score and impressionist music. His music defies narrow definitions of style— it can be emotionally intimate, cinematic, or outright manic, but is always easy on the eyes. The Middle Eastern rhythms of Eric LaPerna and beautiful clarinet work of Barry Saunders feature prominently.
Michael Beling- Piano and Bass Pedals
Barry Saunders- Clarinet and Soprano Sax
Eric LaPerna- Hand Percussion

Upcoming Events

JAZZ SESH (open jazz jam)

Tuesday, August 20th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Happy Hour with Emily Bodley

Wednesday, August 21st

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Sorcha Cribben-Merrill

Wednesday, August 21st

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

the Gracie Day band

Wednesday, August 21st

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Craig Ventresco plays Happy Hour!

Thursday, August 22nd

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Say Darling

Thursday, August 22nd

7:00 PM - 8:30 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.