WBLM Mini-Concert

Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
35 years ago this week, we were shocked by the news of one of rock’s biggest tragedies. I remember the heavy cloud of sadness walking the halls of Cony High School when we got word that this young musical wizard was gone...we were just becoming familiar with his fresh high-speed melodies.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
This week is an historic one for AC/DC fans in Blimpville. 21 years ago on March 18, 1996, they returned to Portland for a sold out show at the Civic Center on the Ballbreaker Tour.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
Today we celebrate one of the most beautiful women in rock! I had a wicked crush on her in the 70s and I gotta say she still makes me feel all funny in my belly.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
In the Paul McCartney Encyclopedia by Bill Harry, Paul remembers, “The night Linda and I met, I spotted her across a crowded club, and although I would normally have been nervous chatting her up, I realized I had to …"
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
Happy Birthday to the inventor of the ‘Rockman’ guitar amplifier! And oh yeah, he’s also the guitarist, keyboardist and founder of the band, Boston.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
24 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.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
Tonight we celebrate another great show from way-back at the Civic Center! 29 years ago, on March 7, 1988, You Talk Too Much was the new song spinning on the Blimp. George Thorogood  brought the boogie to Portland with the Destroyers on the Born to Be Bad tour that night.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
Led Zeppelin did something very cool for their British fans 46 years ago this week. They kicked off a 12 date ‘Thank You’ tour on March 5, 1971. Zep went back to the clubs they started out at and gave fans the deal of a 1968 ticket price to show their gratitude for the early believers.
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
Today is a mighty significant anniversary for Portland, Maine! It was 40 years ago today that the very first event happened at the Civic Center. And of course here in Blimpville, the first event was a concert!
Tonight’s WBLM Mini-Concert
Happy Birthday to one of the Gods of Rock and Roll!  Roger Daltrey lead singer of The Who, turns 73 today. He was born on March 1, 1944 in London.

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