the HAPPY HOUR with Scott Cleveland
Wednesday - April, 24 @ 5:00pm
Happy Hour Music Series at Blue brings you talented musicians both local and from away, playing for your generous donations.... just like all of our shows at Blue! Only this time you get to enjoy some amazing music while partaking in some outrageously good drink deals! (as if you needed anymore reasons to come out to Blue!)
Scott Cleveland is a lifelong composer/singer/pianist/music educator/church musician. He holds a B.M. in Music Education from Berklee College of Music, an M.M. in Music Theory/Composition from UMassLowell and a M.Div. (magna cum laude) from Boston University School of Theology. He has written and produced six independent solo albums and performs original and reinterpreted Jazz/R&B/Blues as a solo pianist and singer and in numerous duos/trios/quartets. He is on the Adjunct Music Faculty of University of Maine at Augusta, teaches Jazz piano privately, is a recording studio pianist and is the pianist/organist for Elm St. Congregational Church in Bucksport. His musical director/pit band credits include: Man of La Mancha, Oliver, The Fantasticks, (New Surry Theatre); The Pajama Game, Almost, Maine (Reach Performing Arts Center); Ten Real Star Acts, The Last Ferryman (Stonington Opera House), Spamalot (The Grand Theatre, Ellsworth) H.M.S. Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Maine) and numerous high school productions. He also composed the choral overture and incidental music for Cabin Fever Theatre’s Almost, Maine, and was commissioned to compose the piano score for the multimedia production of From Away to Here… which premiered at The Burnt Cove Church, Stonington in July 2015. He has just released his sixth independent CD, “Scott Cleveland: Short Pieces for Solo Piano 2”.
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.