11th Annual Tribute to JD!

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Happy Spring Friends & Family of JD!


The 11th Annual Tribute to JD concert is sneaking right upon us!  Make plans to be a part of this year’s event for the 2nd time at Asylum in Portland, featuring some VERY SPECIAL GUESTS!  With WBLM providing HUGE support again, we are hoping for a larger turn-out than last year!  With that being said, get your ticket(s) today and take advantage of placing your order early by getting FREE stuff!  If you order your ticket(s) before May 31st, 2013 (ONLY through www.rustyrocket.com or directly to us through the mail), we will automatically mail you a coupon for $10.00 worth of FREE Raffle Tickets (per ticket)!



The Date:  Saturday, June 8th, 2013

The Location:  Asylum ~ http://www.portlandasylum.com/

                    121 Center Street

                    Portland, ME  04101

~Doors Open at 5:30pm~


This year we are celebrating the CD release for The Blend – LIVE @ The Show Ring!  Who doesn’t want to listen to some LIVE Blend music anyway???


And the line-up is:

*Death by Watermelon * The Lower East Side Band * WBLM Band * Div Kid*AND ON STAGE BY 8:30PM, JD'S FINAL BAND, The Do-Rights FEATURING Former Blend Member Skip Smith & some other very special guests!

Following the Do-Rights, we welcome back Nashville Recording artist Jamie Lee Thurston, who’s song “15 Minutes” made the Billboard charts!  This will be Jamie’s 3rd performance at a JD Tribute, but this time he’s bringing his full band!  It’s bound to be a GREAT way to top the night off!  Learn more about Jamie @ www.jamieleethurston.com


Please come join us on June 8th, 2013 and enjoy some great music to benefit an excellent cause!  We will be selling lots of merchandise, including the new “11th Annual Tribute to JD” t-shirts for all of you who have been collecting them throughout the years!  There will also be auctions and plenty of raffles for you all to enjoy!  Food and drink specials will be available inside the venue, so you will be able to eat and drink WHILE enjoying the music! The attached Sports Bar at Asylum will also be available to everyone for more food & drinks, with a large projector screen showing the entire Tribute live!


Pre-order your tickets now!  $20.00 a piece – Be sure to order early to get your FREE raffle tickets!  (through Rusty Rocket only)


Rusty Rocket will also be providing bus transportation to and from the Kennebunk, Biddeford, Saco & Scarborough park & rides for FREE!  So, take advantage and tell your friends - this is at no cost to you! 

The details are:
Pick-up at Kennebunk Park & Ride departing at 4:45
Pick-up at Biddeford Park & Ride departing at 5:00 AND 6:30
Pick-up at Saco Park & Ride departing at 5:15 AND 6:45
First run will arive at Asylum at roughly 5:45 & Second run will arrive at Asylum at roughly 7:15!
BYOB on board if you want!
For the ride home, the bus will leave Asylum at 10:00pm and 12:15am to bring you back to the Park & Rides!
Driving in yourself and aren't sober enough to drive home??? Take the bus to one of the park & rides and have someone pick you up! Always travel responsibly!





2nd Annual Rusty Rocket Music Fund Benefit Show!

This is a benefit show to raise money for The Rusty Rocket Music Fund which provides musical instruments and equipment to local students and school systems who otherwise lack the funds to provide such needs.

The Date:

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

The Location:

The Big Easy

55 Market Street

Portland, ME 04101



The Time:

Doors open at 3:00

1st Session - 3:30pm - 7:30pm

2nd Session - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

All Ages Session Featuring:

Kris Rodgers of Kurt Baker Band (http://kurtbakermusic.com/), Goodnight Process (Facebook & Myspace @ www.myspace.com/thegoodnightprocess)

Evan Casas of Gutter/Casas (www.myspace.com/evanhouses)

Billy Libby (http://billylibby.com/home/)

Alex Roy and Toby McAllister of Sparks The Rescue (Facebook & Myspace @ http://www.myspace.com/sparkstherescue)

Will Gattis (www.willgattis.com)

PLUS, performances from Maine Academy of Modern Music students! (http://maineacademyofmodernmusic.org/)

21+ "After Party" Featuring:

Jose Ayerve of Spouse (http://www.spousemusic.com/), A Severe Joy (http://www.aseverejoy.com/)

Div Kid (www.divkid.com)

Doubting Gravity (Facebook & Myspace @ www.myspace.com/doubtinggravity)

$5 cover at the door

Please join us for a great night of music to help raise money for an excellent cause!

*Also, Check out our Group pages on Facebook: 

Rusty Rocket Music Fund AND Friends of the Blend!