Funk

Souldelica

62 Fellsway West, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Bren Scott
Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Souldelica is a funky cover-band playing Funk/Soul/R&B/Hip Hop hits from past to present. Come out and party with us!

The Gravel Project

49 Temple Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Andrew Gravel
Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Gravel Project plays a fusion of blues, funk, jazz and rock, and has been creating buzz in Boston and New Hampshire, and gaining momentum along the East Coast. Having played to packed clubs such as The Middle East and Tommy Doyles in Cambridge, Church of Boston in Boston’s Fenway area, O’Leary’s Irish Pub in Brookline, and numerous New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine taverns, bars and ski lodges, The Gravel Project electrifies crowds with inventive original songs, creative interpretations of well known classics, and red hot group improvisation – they know how to get their fans up and onto the dance floor!

Somervillains

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12 Harvard St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Alan Manos
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A fusion of funk, jazz, and instrumental hip-hop characterize this collaborative group. Expect some guest appearances, and if you've got an instrument, don't be afraid to bring it on by!

Strawberry Jam & the Humdingers

9 Prospect Hill Avenue, #1, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Adam CS
Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A five-piece band that specializes in jazzy, soulful re-imaginings of indie-pop-rock songs.

Featuring Adam Conner-Simons, Greg Hum, Jan Marie Olownia, Adam Ribaudo and Luke Walker

Dr. Fidelity

18 Banks Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Isaac Galef-Brown
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dr. Fidelity is a seven-piece soul band from East Somerville in favor of positive vibes, friendship, dancing, and occasional lovesick balladry (for good measure). They have been performing around Boston since March 2014 at venues like The Middle East and TT the Bear's. Our first EP is on our Bandcamp!

Feed The Frog

28 Whitman St. , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Will Pearl
Saturday, May 16 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Feed the Frog is the latest invasive amphibian in town. Plays exclusively in the Amphrygian scale. A giant hunk of rain forest funk hooze butter trap-rock.

Shorts and The Shirts

68 Alpine Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Dan Delongchamp
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A fun loving band that plays awesome tunes. Come and hangout with our band and we'll play some sweet tunes for you. We pull our sound from multiple directions: The Band, Milk Carton Kids, Paul Simon and other Americana artists. Imagine yourself on a beautiful spring day listening to some tuneful and melodic original songs, sipping a beverage, and meeting some fun local people. Come check us out May 16. Cheers!

Federator N°1 & Friends

000, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Erich Ludwig
Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

*** Scheduling challenges prevent us from performing for PorchFest 2015!! We look forward to seeing you all some other sunny day soon!! ***

Federator N°1 brings together afrobeat and afro-dance music in an exceptional family friendly live experience. Originals and arrangements of familiar tunes are at once both deeply traditional and unapologetically modern - maintaining the power of music to speak to today's culture, politics, and music. Federator N°1 will free both your body and your mind.

Federator N°1 is Berklee professors, globe trotting touring musicians, teachers, fathers, software developers, activists, cooks & poets.

Funk Extractors

110 Line Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Brian Sokol
Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We like to do it 2% jazz and 98% funky stuff. Down homestyle, deep fried hammond B3 organ trio + vintage keys driven funk. Watch yourself now!

Non Marking Souls-

83 Josephine Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Scott Nicum
Saturday, May 16 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

All instrumental five piece funky jazz jam band. Sax and Hammond B3 heavy grooves with funky improv jams.

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