Still no concerts to go to? Still no problem. Sure there are lots of great shows finally announced for the summer, but we still want it LIVE until we can get back in a crowd for real.

The Blimp brings you rock shows from the greatest bands of all time right into your living room. Or maybe head outside, if the spring weather wants to party too. Connect the WBLM App to the biggest Bluetooth speaker you've got, get some chairs around the firepit, and crack some cold ones.

It's the return of The WBLM Saturday Night Concert Series.

Last fall, WBLM brought you mind-blowing performances from Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Aerosmith and many more. .

Who else is gonna do that for ya on the radio? Nobody, my friend.  Now that springtime is here, let's party on Saturdays with live rock 'n roll from the Blimp Archives.

So far this spring, we've rocked live Bob Seger, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin and AC/DC.

This weekend we proudly present a show that takes us back to the summer of 1986 right here in New England at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut starring Van Halen.

Sammy Hagar famously changed the city's name from the stage, dubbing it 'New Halen'. Those shows happened right after a two-night-stand here in Portland at the Civic Center. We've got a wicked killah recording that we can't wait to play for you!

You can tailgate in the backyard and then crank up live rock from Eddie, Alex, Sammy, and Mike!


It's Van Halen in concert. Get on your boombox tuned to 102.9, on Alexa, or on the WBLM App linked up to your favorite Bluetooth speaker. 

This is absolutely THE way to party with the Blimp on a Saturday Night!

Showtime is 7pm and we've got your front row seat reserved for Van Halen on WBLM.
Watch the the entire ferocious performance from Night 2 in New Haven right here. It was released on home video as Van Halen: Live Without  A Net.  

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