Feb
27
5:30pm 5:30pm

Doug from Ww at Blue

Come see Doug from Welterweight participate in "Verses Versus Verses" at Blue in Portland. Along with Poet/Songster Chris Robley, Gibson Fay-Leblanc (Poet laureate of Portland), and poet Linda Aldrich, it promises to be quite the word war.

Starts at 5:30pm and, please, no wagering...

Blue located at 650A Congress Street, Portland, Me 04101 • (207)774-4111

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May
28
8:00pm 8:00pm

Doug Plays Favorites... at Dogfish

Come on down to The Dogfish Bar & Grille to hear sets by some of the area’s finest bands, as well as “off label” songs by members of Welterweight. 

Featuring poet/songwriter Chris Robley, who is releasing his new record, The Great Make Believer. chrisrobley.com

“Dark, romantic strains take flight. This gothic, orchestral indie-pop is sure to leave heads spinning with its unique and haunting sound.”
- NPR’s Second Stage

Dogfish Bar & Grille located at 128 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101 • (207)772-5483

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Aug
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

Welterweight CD Release at Blue

Welterweight announces the release of "A Vida Blue Moon", the first full-length by the current “strings’n wood” band lineup. The 11 songs cover the familiar territory of the sad-mad-glad trinity, and you can pick up a copy for nearly nothing at the show.

What’s a Vida Blue Moon, you ask? The 1970’s Oakland A’s contained two of the coolest, baddest characters of the culture, Vida Blue and Johnny Lee “Blue Moon” Odom. As a kid I was infatuated…was it the attitude, racial wondering, the actual blue gloves they wore? Not sure, but I just wanted them back in my life, so they became a Vida Blue Moon that I could sing. A cheap device, maybe, but just imagine the dreams you would have under that…

Blue located at 650A Congress Street, Portland, Me 04101 • (207)774-4111

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