Bluegrass

Easy Eric and the Boodmen

362 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Micaela Wiseman
Saturday, May 12 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Handmade, homespun bluegrass for easy summer days.

Tupelo Junction / the Jan and Catey Duo

77 Newbury Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Conor Fortin
Saturday, May 12 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tupelo Junction and the Jan and Catey Duo will each be performing a 1 hour set at 77 Newbury Street. The Jan and Catey Duo will perform from 12:00PM - 1:00PM and Tupelo Junction will perform from 1:00PM - 2:00PM.

Donations will be collected for Conor Fortin's (Tupelo Junction) service trip to Haiti this summer to work at the Fondation Pour Les Enfants d'Haiti's Children's Village (orphanage) in Port Au Prince.

Tupelo Junction is a folkgrass cover band out of Somerville, MA that dabbles in the style of roots, country, and bluegrass.

The Jan and Catey Duo is an original contemporary jazz/folk duo from Boston's own Berklee College of Music.

Charnwood Porch Pickers

29a Charnwood Rd., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Kendra Boyd
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Another year! More folksy charm! Let's enjoy this wonderful day together! See you on the porch!

The Fort Point Ramblers

17 Mountain Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Peter Lindholm
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Fort Point Ramblers play bluegrass and more! Bill Monroe to Pink Floyd and back again. The regular Ramblers are:
Peter Lindholm, guitar
Emily Rideout, fiddle
...and we're round it out with a few "special guests" including Hope Swift on mandolin and a mystery bass player!

The Splinters

11 Crocker Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: James Johnson
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Old songs for modern times. Great, old songs are taking on a new life with The Splinters, featuring vocal harmonies and blazing instrumentals. Influenced by traditional bluegrass, swing, with a little bit of rock and roll, The Splinters produce a unique interpretation of this timeless material.

Incorrigible String Band

11 Belmont Pl., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Malcolm Pittman
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A range of bluegrass and Americana songs, including some originals by Somerville resident and band member John O'Brien, covers of many other songs, and a few kids' songs to keep our younger audience members entertained. This will be our third year on this porch. Our instruments include guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, bass, and bones.

Daisy Hill Puppy Farm and Friends

22 Pleasant Ave., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Henry Pariseau
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Desert Rockabilly with a New England flair

Keith Pierce, Bird Language & Elisa Smith and the Tiny Little Lies

259 Highland Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Alex Maeder
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Last year we had over 300 people in our backyard and it was amazing! Come back!
Photos and videos from last year: https://goo.gl/photos/idDudN6nS3mUaPDPA

Billy Boy

59 Pearson Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Patrick Fodor
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Billy Boy is a rag tag group of knockaround musicians bringing you bluegrass, country, folk, and original tunes. With Tina Armstead on banjo, John Lussier and Patrick Fodor on guitar, and Emily Pacheco on uke, Billy Boy is playing all that good old-timey material mixed with some contemporary covers, a few songs about Jesus for all you sinners and some songs about sinning for all you saints.

Charnwood Porch Pickets

29a Charnwood Rd., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Kendra Boyd
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are a group of friends who love to pick some tunes whenever we can! We love Porchfest and how it brings the community together! Let it begin!

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