Zak King Quartet

Saturday - April, 23 @ 10:00pm

Zak King is a Boston and New York City based drummer. He earned his Bachelor of Music in Education at the University of New Hampshire and his Master’s of Music in Performance at the New England Conservatory of Music. Since graduating, Zachary has performed his craft in many off-broadway performances, jazz nights and festivals, metal concerts, and more. He got his start playing in schools and pit orchestras in southern NH, and at 16 booked his first gig in Boston performing as drummer and lead vocalist of thrash ensemble Epicenter. Since then he has gone on to work with a number of groups and artists, such as Dave Newsam, Matt Savage, Nihco Gallo, Michael Beling, Kenny Cha, and Shane Dylan. He currently works and performs with Javier Rosario, JJ Jhnsn, Dzö-nga, Ice Giant, Purging Sin, and Vibrater.

Upcoming Events

Bess Jacques & The Strays

Tuesday, September 27th

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Tuesday, September 27th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Wednesday, September 28th

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Irish Session

Wednesday, September 28th

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Javier Rosario Trio

Friday, September 30th

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Album Cover Project: Hunter Lefebvre & Friends

Friday, September 30th

10:00 PM - 11:45 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.