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Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
35 years ago today, Billy Squier sold out the Civic Center. Listen to the Blimp's longtime buddy, Maine’s King of Comedy Bob Marley tell the story of his very first concert on that fateful night, March 21,1983 to help us remember this one. "Stroke Me, Stroke Me!"
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
It was 41 years ago at the Central Maine Youth Center in Lewiston! The one and only Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band made their second trek to the Pine Tree State on March 19, 1977. What a way to kick-off springtime in Maine, eh?

Maine to Orlando…Wanna See Bon Jovi When You’re There?
With Spring just a week away and another Nor' Easter headed our way, we're all wishing we could get away to somewhere warm. It's still gonna be awhile before our toes are in the sand here in Maine. How's does Orlando in April sound to you? And how about seeing Bon Jovi live when …
Today’s Blimp Time Hop
25 years ago today, Guns N’ Roses finally arrived in Blimpville! Their first scheduled appearance here was in August of ’88 opening for Aerosmith. But that didn’t happen.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
Today we celebrate another great show from way-back at the Civic Center. 30 years ago, George Thorogood brought the boogie to Portland with the Destroyers on the Born to Be Bad tour on March 7, 1988.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
On March 5, 1971, Zep went back to the clubs they started out in and gave fans the deal of a 1968 ticket price to show their gratitude for the early believers.
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
It's is a mighty significant anniversary for Portland, Maine! 41 years ago today, the very first event happened at the Civic Center. And of course here in Blimpville, the first event was a Rock Concert!
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
Happy 64th Birthday to the only constant member of Journey, Neal Schon! He was born at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma on February 27, 1954. Along with always being the guitar player on every Journey tour and every Journey album...
Today’s Blimp Time-Hop
26 years ago today, the Wherever We May Roam tour made a stop in Portland, Maine. It was a sold-out Thursday night at the CCCC. We're pretty sure if you are able to go into the arena when it's empty and quiet today, you would hear the Enter Sandman riff echoing in the distance
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