Thursday - June, 06 @ 9:00pm

A mix of original compositions and interpretations of classics from Jimi Hendrix, David Sylvian, Daniel Lanois, Eric Johnson, David Grissom, Mahavishnu, Billy Cobham, Frank Zappa and more.

Laurent Brondel is a musician and luthier originating from Paris, France. He currently lives in Maine. Besides producing his own recordings for Skam Records, Tone Casualties and Statra he also engineered and produced records for Cuong Vu, Myra Melford, Geoffrey Oryema and other jazz / avant-garde / world musicians.

Charles Ellingwood is an 19-year veteran of the bass guitar and over that time has both performed and taught many styles of music including jazz, funk, hip-hop, country, rock and reggae.  Over the past decade, Charles has performed extensively with multiple artists across southern Maine. Prior to that Charles worked as a gigging bass player in South Florida.

Cameron Lopez was born in California but has deep ties in Maine were he is currently residing. His unique sound is the blending of various styles making up his eclectic taste in music. He graduated from the University of Maine at Augusta Jazz and Contemporary Music Program in 2014

Upcoming Events

Russ Mason & Paddy Kilrain

Tuesday, October 4th

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Tuesday, October 4th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Wednesday, October 5th

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Irish Session

Wednesday, October 5th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble

Thursday, October 6th

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Darlin’ Corey

Friday, October 7th

6:00 PM - 7:30 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.