Raging Brass

Friday - February, 15 @ 10:00pm

Raging Brass is a 7-piece band collectively creating music which is improvisational by design. This eclectic group was established in 2014 by trumpeter and bandleader Marc Chillemi, in Southern Maine. Raging Brass explores roots music throughout the Caribbean Islands, West Africa, Brasil, Columbia, and the U.S.A. Fueled by the rhythmic and melodic intuition of each player, Marc leads Raging Brass to help blend their sound with the styles of Afro-Beat, Ska, Soukous, Highlife, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Samba, Cumbia, Merenge, and a taste of New Orleans. In just two years, this all-star group have shared the stage with major recording artists such as; Dirty Dozen Brass Band, John Brown’s Body, G. Love & Special Sauce, Red Baraat, and John Popper (Blues Traveler). Raging Brass features saxophonists’ Mike Ayotte and Kyle Hardy, trombonist Dave Noyes, tubist Rafael Kielt-Fryre, guitarist and vocalist Matt Wasowski, drummer Gary Gemmiti, and arranger/composer, percussionist, and trumpeter Marc Chillemi.

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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Monday, January 21st

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Monday, January 21st

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Wednesday, January 23rd

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Wednesday, January 23rd

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Irish Session

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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

207-774-4111

650A Congress Street, Portland ME

Hours
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.