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John Powhida Infirmary+ Tiger Bomb + Rick Barton Band

John Powhida Infirmary+ Tiger Bomb + Rick Barton Band
John Powhida Infirmary+ Tiger Bomb + Rick Barton Band


Sep 19, 2024, 8:00 PM – 8:05 PM



JOHN POWHIDA is a Boston performing legend. He won Bostons Rock & Roll Rumble in 2011 and has since released 5 full length albums. John is a multiple Boston Music Award nominee and his songs have been featured in episodes of 'My Name Is Earl' and 'Men In Trees.' He has sung on recordings by The Click Five, and Sarah Borges & The Gentlemen. You may have seen him perform with the beloved Boston rock & soul combo The Rudds, or even as guitarist with rock icon and author Bebe Buell. He's co-written with The Figgs and Members of Devo and has recorded with Graham Parker, Peter Wolf and members of Utopia and Nazz. His new band, JOHN POWHIDA INFIRMARY, includes Mike Gent of The Figgs on drums. Their new release, "Jerry's House", features members of Morphine, The Cars, Utopia, Brian Wilson Band and many more. "Powhida is on his way to becoming one of the greatest lyricists in Boston Rock and Roll History." - Brett Milano, The Boston Globe | "You need Powhida's music in your life, trust me," - Paul Q Kolderie, Producer: The Pixies, Warren Zevon, Radiohead. Don't miss his exciting debut show here at BLUE PORTLAND MAINE on Thursday, September 19.

Also on board are fave local mavens TIGER BOMB whose 3rd LP is also expected to be dropped later this year! Tiger Bomb will fill the dance floor with their high energy "tuff-bubblegum" sounds. These four fab femmes rock hard, but make no mistake, Tiger Bomb knows their way around a good pop song full of catchy hooks & harmonies. Their all-original songs have a deep rich filling, coated with powerful guitars, melodic bass lines and driving drums, for a tasty thrill-packed dancing & listening experience with some of the most playable sounds around today! "The Rock & Roll veterans of garage-pop band Tiger Bomb are the coolest female rockers here in Portland, featuring a big, bold and British sound, like the Who. With a retro visual aesthetic, Tiger Bomb is a true gem of our scene, regularly performing across New England." -WMPG

RICK BARTON is a songwriter with a treasure-trove of heartfelt material. He started iconic Boston bands The Outlets & Dropkick Murphys. The Outlets are best known for the single "Knock Me Down". The Dropkick Murphys embarked on some extensive world touring. Rick wears his life experiences on his sleeve and has shaped a brand new kind of sound with his latest endeavor - soulful, stripped down & teeming with relatable lyrics that bring you a full range of emotions.


Doors @ 7PM

Show @ 8PM

$15 presale / $20 day of show

ticket required for event, no refunds or exchanges

Ticket presale ends at 10am day of show - additional tickets available at the door, bring cash!


  • General Admission

    Sale ends: Sep 19, 10:00 AM

    21+ only. No refunds or exchanges.

    +$0.38 service fee




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