Sonic Explorers

Saturday - October, 10 @ 6:00pm

Hailing from the Boston area, The Sonic Explorers, featuring 20-year partners in music, is steeped in the deep tradition of improvisational jazz music...reaching for new sounds, new ways of playing original contemporary music and folk songs from around the world, reaching down in a deep and soulful way to deliver the sonic goods…with fire and feeling.

Jerry Sabatini – trumpet

Chris Veilleux – saxes

John Funkhouser – keys

Phil Sargent – guitar

Greg Loughman -- bass

Mike Connors – drums

Upcoming Events

Out of the Blue Live Stream Series with Jimmy Dority

Friday, July 10th

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Out of the Blue Livestream Series with FOBRO

Saturday, July 11th

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Tuesday, July 14th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Irish Night Concert Series with Grey Larson

Wednesday, July 15th

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Out of the Blue Livestream Series with Matt Meyer

Thursday, July 16th

6:00 PM - 7:00 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.