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 UPCOMING DATES

PokeChop and The Other White Meats

TODAY'S PERFORMANCE!
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DATE VENUE Time

IT'S 2012!
Wed. Jan. 4th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Jan 5th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Wed. Jan. 11th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Jan. 12th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Sat. Jan. 14th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Wed. Jan. 18th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Jan 19th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Jan. 20th mytieThe My Tie Lounge  94 Maine St., Brunswick, ME 04011   207-406-2574. 8:30pm-11:30pm
Wed. Jan 25th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Jan 26th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Jan. 27th LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858 7pm-10pm
Sat. Jan. 28th ShipyardThe Shipyard Brew Haus @ the Whitecap Lodge.  Sunday River.  Poke Chop and Lamb Chop duo it up starting at 3pm for Apre' Ski.  Then again at 7:30pm. 3pm-9:30pm
Wed. Feb. 1st  thru Sat. Feb. 4th ibcWe're hitting the road and heading to Memphis TN for the International Blues Challenge.  The world's largest gathering of Blues acts represents an international search by The Blues Foundation and its Affiliated Organizations for the Blues Band and Solo/Duo Blues Act ready to take their act to the international stage.  Wish us luck, we'll be in touch!
Thu. Feb. 2nd MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Wed. Feb. 8th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Feb. 9th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Feb. 10th LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858 7pm-10pm
Sat. Feb. 11th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Wed. Feb. 15th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Feb. 16th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Sat. Feb. 18th ROTMTonight it's BACK to the Run Of The Mill, on the island in Saco.  Come out for some rootsy rockin' and excellent food and beer! 8pm-11pm
Wed. Feb. 22nd The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Feb. 23rd MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Feb. 24th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Sat. Feb. 25th ShipyardThe Shipyard Brew Haus @ the Whitecap Lodge.  Sunday River.  Poke Chop and Lamb Chop duo it up starting at 3pm for Apre' Ski.  Then again at 7:30pm. 3pm-9:30pm
Wed. Feb. 29th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Mar. 1st MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Wed. Mar. 7th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Mar. 8th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Mar. 9th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Wed. Mar. 14th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Mar. 15th MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Mar. 16th LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858 7pm-10pm
Sat. Mar. 17th ShipyardThe Shipyard Brew Haus @ the Whitecap Lodge.  Sunday River.  Poke Chop and Lamb Chop duo it up starting at 3pm for Apre' Ski.  Then again at 7:30pm. 3pm-9:30pm
Wed. Mar. 21st The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Thu. Mar. 22nd MBSMaine Blues Society Blues Jam @ The Cage,97 Ash St. Lewiston ME.       207-783-0668 8pm-12M
Fri. Mar. 23rd SlidersSliders at The Jordan Hotel, Sunday River ME.207.824.5300 7pm-10pm
Wed. Mar. 28th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Fri. Mar. 30th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Wed. Apr. 4th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Fri. Apr. 6th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Sat. Apr. 7th ROTMTonight Let's have some fun at the Run Of The Mill, on the island in Saco.  Come out for some rootsy rockin' and excellent food and beer! 8pm-11pm
Wed. Apr. 11th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Wed. Apr. 18th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Fri. Apr. 20th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Sat. Apr. 21st Bowen's Tavern 132 High St. Belfast, ME 207-338-6348 9pm-12M
Wed. Apr. 25th The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm








Sat. Apr. 28th
ZiggiesPoke Chop returns to Denver and Ziggies, Denver's original home of the blues, to perform with The Original White Meats, The Phantom Freeway Rhythm and Blues Revue and Otis T. and The Hammers!





9pm-1am
Wed. May 2nd The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun! 7pm-10pm
Fri. May. 4th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M
Wed. May 16th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm
Fri. May. 18th moosealleyWe're heading to Rangeley!  It's a rockin night at the Moose Alley, 2809 Main St. Rangeley.  It's rock and bowl night! 8pm-12M
Sat. May. 19th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M



Wed. May 23rd
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm



Wed. May 30th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm



Wed. Jun. 6th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm
Fri. Jun. 8th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M





Sat. Jun. 9th
The Beachfire Grill, 658 Main St. Ogunquit, ME.  207-646-8998





8:30pm-11:30pm



Wed. Jun. 13th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm








Sat. Jun. 16th
Maine Blues FestivalThe Maine Blues Festival, Naples ME.  We'll be performing at The Freedom Cafe at 3:30pm, so come up and spend the day with fellow blues lovers at the Maine Blues Festival.  This festival takes place all over the greater Naples area with more than a dozen venues hosting up to 40 or so bands all from around Maine.  Check the MBF website for details.  Tickets are available now!








3:30pm-4:40pm


Wed. Jun. 20th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm
Thu. Jun. 21st Edmundston Jazz and BluesWe're heading away up to Edmundston NB for the 18th Annual Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival.   The whole region swings to the rhythms of jazz, blues, Latin and funk at the Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival. Four days are packed with more than 40 musical shows.June 20 – 23  2012.   2pm



Wed. Jun. 27th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm






Thu. Jun. 28th
Casco Bay LinesHAPPY HOUR Cruise with Casco Bay Lines.  Come and take a load off as we float around scenic Casco Bay for 2 hours and deliver up some rockin rhythm and blues!  $8.00 to get on board , bring a snack, and there's a cash bar!





6pm-8pm
Fri. Jun. 29th Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190
9pm-12M

Fri. Jul. 13th
The Time Out Pub, Rockland ME. 275 Main Street Rockland Maine 207-593-9336

9pm-12M




Sat. Jul. 14th
NABFThe North Atlantic Blues Festival Pub Crawl BLUES JAM.  Come join us and some special guests downstairs at the Time Out Pub for the 3rd annual NABF blues jam.





8pm-12M



Wed. Jul. 18th
The VenueThe Portland Blues Jam at The Venue, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm



Sat. Jul. 21st
Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190



9pm-12M



Sun. Jul. 22nd
Randy OxfordThe Big Easy, 55 Market St. Portland ME.  Join us as we open the show for NABF headliners The Randy Oxford Band.  Some start the week right with cool rhythm and blues.




8pm-12M



Wed. Jul. 25th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm



Fri. Jul. 27th
brayBray's Brew Pub, Naples home of the Blues!  Naples, ME

207-693-6806



9:30pm-12:30a
Sat. Jul. 28th ROTMTonight it's fun at the Run Of The Mill, on the island in Saco.  Come out for some rootsy rockin' and excellent food and beer! 8pm-11pm



Wed. Aug. 1st
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm


Thu. Aug. 2nd
BlueCome on out this thursday night as we bring the blues to BLUE, 650 Congress St. Portland ME.


10pm-12M



Fri. Aug. 3rd




Full MoonSunday River, Full Moon Dinner at The Peak Lodge. 




6pm-9pm



Sat. Aug. 4th
Western ME BBQThe Western Maine BBQ Festival in Fryeburg.  We take the main stage at 12:00 Noon for a couple hour set of rockin blues.



12N-2pm




Sat. Aug. 4th
dam bluesWe're pleased to announce we'll be  part of the dam river grillDamariscotta "Dam Blues Festival" pub crawl.  Damariscotta River Grill. Stop by!



8:30 pm



Wed. Aug. 8th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm



Wed. Aug. 15th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm


Fri. Aug. 17th
Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190



9pm-12M



Wed. Aug. 22nd
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm
Fri. Aug. 24th brayBray's Brew Pub, Naples home of the Blues!  Naples, ME

207-693-6806
9:30pm-12:30a



Sat. Aug. 25th
Wagon WheelThe Wagon Wheel Campground, OOB.  "Blues and Barbeques" cookout.



6pm-9pm


Wed. Aug. 29th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


7pm-10pm


Sat. Sept. 8th
moosealleyWe're heading to Rangeley!  It's a rockin night at the Moose Alley, 2809 Main St. Rangeley.  It's rock and bowl night!

8pm-12am



Wed. Sept. 12th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


8pm-11pm



Wed. Sept. 19th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


8pm-11pm



Fri. Sept. 21st
Freeport seafoodThe Freeport Seafood Company, 175 Lower Main St. Freeport ME. 207-865-9105



3pm-7pm



Sat
. Sept. 22nd


LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858


7pm-10pm



Wed. Sept. 26th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


8pm-11pm



Wed. Oct. 3rd
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


8pm-11pm


Thur. Oct. 4th
BlueCome on out this Thursday night as we bring the blues to BLUE, 650 Congress St. Portland ME.

10pm-12a



Wed. Oct. 10th
The LoftThe Portland Blues Jam at The Loft, 865 Forest Ave.  Bring your axe, bring your voice, bring your friends!   Come join the fun!


8pm-11pm


Sat. Oct. 13th
swineandsteinIt's the Gardiner Swine and Stein  Octoberfest celebration! The main street (Water St) of Gardiner will be overcome with games, food, and fun!  The fun lasts from 11:30am until 6:30pm.  Pork dishes from a number of popular restaurants and street vendors from across the state will be served.



3pm



Sat. Oct. 13th
Freedom CaveThe Freedom Cafe, Naples ME.  Come make the afternoon run for the colors up to Naples and stop in for a great bowl of chowder and tunes.




7pm


 Sat. Oct. 27th
Gingko BlueGinko Blue, Portland's new downtown jazz and blues bar.    
455 Fore Street, Portland  207-541-9190


9pm-12am




Wed. Oct 31st
halloweenIt's HALLOWEEN with us at Gingko Blue.  Come and strut your stuff as we give away some nice schwag to folks parading the Old Port.  9pm downbeat.  I'll put a spell on you!!!!




9pm-12am


Sat. Nov. 3rd
moosealleyWe're heading to Rangeley!  It's a rockin night at the Moose Alley, 2809 Main St. Rangeley.  It's rock and bowl night!

8pm-12am








Fri. Nov. 23rd

barkerWe're with the Barker Mug Club at Barker's Pub at The Jordan Hotel, Sunday River ME.207.824.5300







6-9pm




Thur. Nov. 29th
F&TCome on out to the fabulous Frog and Turtle Gastro Pub at 3 Bridge St  Westbrook, ME



7-9:30pm




Thur. Dec. 6th
F&TCome on out to the fabulous Frog and Turtle Gastro Pub at 3 Bridge St  Westbrook, ME



7-9:30pm



Sat. Dec. 8th
moosealleyWe're heading to Rangeley!  It's a rockin night at the Moose Alley, 2809 Main St. Rangeley.  It's rock and bowl night!

8pm-12am




Fri. Dec. 14th
LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858



7pm-10pm



Sat. Dec. 22nd
Gritty's Grittys
396 Fore Street, Portland, ME
(207) 772-2739




9pm-12am



Fri. Dec. 28th
LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858


7pm-10pm





Sat. Dec 29th

ShipyardThe Shipyard Brew Haus @ the Whitecap Lodge.  Sunday River.  Poke Chop and Lamb Chop duo it up starting at 3pm for Apre' Ski and playing until we're done!





3pm




Sat. Jan. 5th
LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858


7pm-10pm


Fri. Jan. 11th
BlueCome on out this Friday night as we bring the blues to BLUE, 650 Congress St. Portland ME.

10pm-12a






Sat. Jan 12th
Mt. AbramThe lodge at Mt. Abram ski area.  We'll spend the night bluesing things up on the mountain.  Come join us.






4pm-7pm






Sat. Jan. 19th
ShipyardThe Shipyard Brew Haus @ the Whitecap Lodge.  Sunday River.  Poke Chop and Lamb Chop duo it up starting at 3pm for Apre' Ski and playing until we're done!




3pm



Fri. Jan. 25th
brayBray's Brew Pub, Naples home of the Blues!  Naples, ME

207-693-6806



9:00pm-12:30am



Sat. Jan 26th
Full MoonSunday River, Full Moon Dinner at The Peak Lodge. 207.824.5300


7pm-10pm






Sat. Feb. 9th
Mt. AbramThe lodge at Mt. Abram ski area.  We'll spend the night bluesing things up on the mountain.  Come join us.





4pm-7pm





Sat. Feb. 16th
ShipyardThe Shipyard Brew Haus @ the Whitecap Lodge.  Sunday River.  Poke Chop and Lamb Chop duo it up starting at 3pm for Apre' Ski and playing until we're done!




3pm



Sat. Feb 23rd
SlidersSliders at The Jordan Hotel, Sunday River ME.207.824.5300


7pm-10pm




Sat. Mar. 2nd
LegendsLegends at The Grand Summit in Sunday River ME. 207 824 5858


7pm-10pm


Sat. Mar. 9th
ROTMTonight it's BACK to the Run Of The Mill, on the island in Saco.  Come out for some rootsy rockin' and excellent food and beer!


8pm-11pm




Sun. Mar 10th
Mt. AbramThe lodge at Mt. Abram ski area.  Fundraiser for Winterkids.  Details to follow.




10am-1pm



Fri. Mar. 22nd
SlidersSliders at The Jordan Hotel, Sunday River ME.207.824.5300


7pm-10pm


Fri. Apr. 26th
BlueCome on out this Friday night as we bring the blues to BLUE, 650 Congress St. Portland ME.

8pm-9:30pm



Sat. May 11th

ROTMTonight it's BACK to the Run Of The Mill, on the island in Saco.  Come out for some rootsy rockin' and excellent food and beer!


8pm-11pm



Fri. May 24th
brayBray's Brew Pub, Naples home of the Blues!  Naples, ME

207-693-6806



9:00pm-12:30am


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