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Dewpoint (Formerly Treehouse Live)

14 Summit Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Dalton Markrush
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Formerly known as Treehouse Live, Dewpoint is an all-original funktronica band which mixes both compositions and improvisation into high-energy shows. They have performed for 4 years in the Boston area as well as throughout New England. With influences ranging from the classic rock and funk of the 60's and 70's to new electronic artists such as Lotus, they consistently deliver danceable sets packed with soaring melodies and tight grooves for all to enjoy. Dewpoint is Hamilton Kibbe on Guitar, Alex Moran on keyboards, Dalton Markrush on bass, and Ryan Slobin on the drums.

The Group Activity

36 Belmont St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Alex McCue
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Group Activity is a collaboration of musicians and listeners experiencing the positive exchange of music and soul. Come play a tambourine, dance, and sing along as The Group Activity entertains with sounds of reggae islands, Motown's soul, backcountry folk roads, and funky jams... This is a Group Activity - we need all of you!

The Slum Raisins

51 Alpine Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Anne O'Gorman
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Slum Raisins are a great band of instrumental party music! Expect a nice combination of funk, rock, jam, and dance.

Moose and the Mops

25 Lewis Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: John Fox
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Phishy deady jam rock with above average moosieness

Hornography

227 Willow Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Hugh Barrigan
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hornography is a brass-fueled pop/rock/dance/funk band based in Somerville, MA.

We perform original arrangements of an eclectic mix of music from the last four decades, including TV themes, film music, and top 40 hits.

Our curiously strong blend of trumpet, saxophone, trombone, melodica, bass guitar, and drums makes us a potent musical force. Kids love dancing to our music, and adults love basking in the glow of nostalgia that floats above us halo-like wherever we go. ​

The Erlenmeyers

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390 Washington St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Rob Dross
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Erlenmeyers play an infectious mix of covers and originals straight from the depths of Americana, honky tonk, blues, rock and soul filtered through their own unique lens.

The Erlenmeyers are Jameson Hannon on guitar, Chris Mitchel on drums, and Rob Dross on bass.

Ghost Town

239 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Marie Ghitman
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ghost Town is an 11-piece brass band based in Somerville, MA, pushing the boundaries of brass music into new territory. We keep the New Orleans street band vibe while also featuring high-energy tunes from pop, Brazilian, jazz, soul, reggae, funk, disco, hip-hop, and bhangra. Punchy, funky and rhythmic, we get people on their feet and dancing!

The Humdingers!

9 Prospect Hill Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Adam Conner-Simons
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Humdingers are a soul-infused rock band playing covers of your favorite Motown and pop tunes. Come check us out from 12-1pm!

I Thought They Were Models?

49 College Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jeremy Carroll
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A mixture of the Blues Brothers meets Flight of the Concords. A mish-mash of pop culture, comedy, audience engagement, and good old fashioned fun. From the "Diet Starts Monday!", to the Sondheim inspired "Should I Start a Band?", to the age old story of how I lost my grandmother shopping in Ikea retold as "Aqui! Aqui!", ITTWM keeps it moving with an eclectic influence from all genres.

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

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