The Shank Painters
Wednesday - August, 08 @ 5:00pm
The Shank Painters are a pirate-themed folk trio from Portland, ME featuring accordion, guitar, percussion, and voices. Their repertoire consists of sea shanties and rollicking tavern songs from the Golden Age of Sail, which were historically used to keep work aboard a ship in rhythm or to simply pass the time when the winds weren't blowing. Since these songs were meant to be sung together, the Shank Painters encourage audience members to sing along with the catchy choruses and refrains which have made these songs stand the test of time.
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.