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Wayne DeLano

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Saxophonist, (woodwinds) Pianist, Composer, Arranger

Influences: John Coltrane, Steve Grossman, Rick Margitza

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OCTANE

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Mike James Hayward brings forth a group of individuals that recreates Jazz and Swing through his own interpretation and intellect. A different side of style with how he conducts this genre.

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Marc Chillemi & The SoPo Trio

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Marc Chillemi leads the SoPo Trio, with Jazz through Cuban influences, raw and brass trumpet popping improvisational intentions from start to finish.

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Shades of Blue

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The members of Shades of Blue began playing together 20 years ago when they met as students of the University of Maine at Augusta’s Jazz and Contemporary Music program. They continued to perform together in various groups until the band was formed in its present configuration in 2008. Since then, Shades of Blue has enjoyed an extensive playing schedule in mid-coast and down-East Maine, pleasing audiences with an eclectic mix of old time jazz favorites, blues, original compositions, and sometimes reggae. The core of Shades of Blue is Juliane Gardner – lead vocalist and rhythm guitar, Chris Poulin – lead guitar/vocals/flute, and Ezra Rugg – acoustic and electric bass.

The ProfTones

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Biography:
Legend has it that the 'Tones were originally formed sometime in the early spring of 2011 when three of the members started meeting weekly to make noise in the music room of a Middle School somewhere in Southern Maine. Twelve months, two amps, eighty-eight keys, and one saxophone later, they took their show on the road.

It is from these humble beginnings that the ProfTones will eventually take over the universe. You have been warned.

Description:
Three of us are professors.
One of us is a bureaucrat.
One of us plays the saxophone.

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David Mello

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Solo Acoustic Guitarist!

Rustic, Oldtime, Lonesome Blues!

http://www.davemelloblues.com/html/schedule.html

Rick Miller & His Band

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Three-piece Chicago blues band consisting of lead vocals and guitar, bass, and drums. Sometimes add a 4th instrument, guitar, keys, sax, or harp, as needed for large venues and big audiences.

The core trio of Rick Miller & His Band, along with me as bandleader, guitar & vocals, are Tom Ambrose (bass) and Per Hanson (drums/voc/harp).

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Blue Steel Express

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Modern and Traditional Blues, led by frontman Kevin Kimball, a local that frequents gingko blue.

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Hot Club du Monde

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Gypsy Jazz & Swing, 2 acoustic guitars, bass and violin... The perfect mixture to concoct an exciting sound on our evening slot!

Lead by Mike Arciero, his style is a respectful influence representation of Django Reinhardt and the gypsy greats.

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Tommy O'Connell & The Juke Joint Devils

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The Juke Joint Devils are an old time, hard driving, hard swinging blues band that never fails to get the crowd jumping. They play a style of blues that goes back to the day when home entertainment systems didn’t exist and folks went out to the local juke joint to be entertained. Their music is rooted in the blues of Chicago, Memphis, New Orleans and West Coast Swing.

Tom O'Connell - Harp and Vocals
Gerry Byrne - Bass
Stefan Iris - Guitar
Pete Shorey - Drums

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Standard Issue

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Vocalist Colleen Clark will be joining Emmett Harritty on Piano, Nick Merriam on Acoustic Bass, and Rob Schreiber on Drums.

Standard Issue Performs jazz from The Great American Songbook as a piano trio. Vocals and horns may be available upon request.

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The Tony Boffa Quartet

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Tony Boffa, plays in a different setup of the bar, to give a more personal performance playing his Cool and Soft Jazz, singing duets, and gracefully lulling you into the night.

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Poke Chop & The Other White Meats

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From New Orleans to Chicago... this band is influenced by many the storied and soulful blues acts up and down the Mississippi. But that's not to say that there isn't any west coast influence or material in an evening's performance.

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Mike James' Blue Lions'

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For a tour d' force of "Urban Chicago Blues" sounds at full throttle music of influential known acts, such as: Little Walter, George Smith, Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester, and Jerry McCain to name a few.

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Jazz Meets Blue - Organ Trio

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It's all about the music with these guys. They stretch out subtle grooves that simmer with soulful interpretations of old jazz and blues standards and it's just a great vibe with great playing. The trio’s colorful combination of lush B-3 organ with a warm jazz guitar tone promises a night of cool…...

The JMB Organ Trio has emerged from a longtime friendship between New England Blues Organist Mark Napoleone and Jazz Guitarist Tim Hill. Drummer Steve Hamblen is the most recent member. Their sound draws inspiration from the tradition of the great Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery and of course the great Joey DeFrancesco and Pat Martino to name a few.

The Jazz Meets Blues (JMB) title is in part a characterization of the group members personal history with Tim Hill's Jazz background and Mark Napoleone's history of Blues Performance. Don’t miss these guys..

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"The Travis James Humphrey Blue Review - Classics & Originals for Drinking & Dancing"

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Roadhouse Roots Music

Travis Humphrey leads the charge with this 3-Blues and Swing pack. As their title describes, be ready for a treat as they go through the eras of classics and originals that will have you enticed from tune to tune.

Influences: Tim "the Tuneman" Humphrey, Jimmy Buffett, Otis Redding, Jerry Jeff Walker, Waylon Jennings, Dick Curless, Chuck Berry, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Willie Nelson, Keith Richards/Stones, John Forgerty/CCR, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, , Toots and the Maytalls, Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, The Traveling Wilburys, Israel Kamakawiwo ole', Henry Kapono, Don Campbell, Sean Mencher

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Tommy O'Connell & The Juke Joint Devils

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The Juke Joint Devils are an old time, hard driving, hard swinging blues band that never fails to get the crowd jumping. They play a style of blues that goes back to the day when home entertainment systems didn’t exist and folks went out to the local juke joint to be entertained. Their music is rooted in the blues of Chicago, Memphis, New Orleans and West Coast Swing.

Tom O'Connell - Harp and Vocals
Gerry Byrne - Bass
Stefan Iris - Guitar
Pete Shorey - Drums

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Rick Miller & His Band

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Three-piece Chicago blues band consisting of lead vocals and guitar, bass, and drums. Sometimes add a 4th instrument, guitar, keys, sax, or harp, as needed for large venues and big audiences.

The core trio of Rick Miller & His Band, along with me as bandleader, guitar & vocals, are Tom Ambrose (bass) and Per Hanson (drums/voc/harp).

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Birdland Jazz

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"Birdland Jazz Quartet: Modern twists on the jazz classics with Megan Jo Wilson on vocals, Bob Hamilton on guitar, Chas Lester on drums and vocals and Raffael Keilt-Freyre on bass"

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Got Rhythm

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Got Rhythm is a tribute band that performs classic Johnny Cash tunes. What sets us apart is our performances of Cash’s interpretations of songs by other artists such as U2, Soundgarden, and Depeche Mode from Johnny’s “American Recordings” series.

Aaron Smith: Vocals and Guitars
and the Texas Two:
Stacie Hanes: Guitars and Vocals
Thom Hanes: Harmonica, Keys, Slide Guitar, Percussion and Vocals

Influences: Johnny Cash, Derek Trucks, Mississippi John Hurt, Gregg Allman, Steve Earle, The Allman Brothers, Howlin' Wolf, The Black Keys

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OCTANE

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Mike James Hayward brings forth a group of individuals that recreates Jazz and Swing through his own interpretation and intellect. A different side of style with how he conducts this genre.

Blind Albert

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Blind Albert has been performing his own brand of music for 40 yrs. Forming The Blind Albert Band in 1991, Albert established himself throughout New England, as a no-holds-barred blues and rock performer.

He has shared the stage with blues legend Jimmy Rogers as well as Eddie Shaw And The Wolf Gang (Howlin Wolfs Backup Band), Johnnie Rawls, Lucky Peterson,Eddie Kirkland, Carey Bell, AC Reed, Philip Walker,Sam Lay, Son Seals, Magic Slim, Jerry Portnoy and has opened for rockers Leon Russell and Merl Saunders of Grateful Dead fame.

Albert continues to perform up and down the east coast garnering rave reviews as a solo artist and with The Blind Albert Band.

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Tommy O'Connell & The Juke Joint Devils

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9:00 pm

The Juke Joint Devils are an old time, hard driving, hard swinging blues band that never fails to get the crowd jumping. They play a style of blues that goes back to the day when home entertainment systems didn’t exist and folks went out to the local juke joint to be entertained. Their music is rooted in the blues of Chicago, Memphis, New Orleans and West Coast Swing.

Tom O'Connell - Harp and Vocals
Gerry Byrne - Bass
Stefan Iris - Guitar
Pete Shorey - Drums

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