Acoustic

8-lines

57 College Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: David Henry
Saturday, May 17 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

8-lines was formed by David Henry in Boston, Massachusetts. A Texas boy, David has his roots in the blues with heros such as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Tessmer. In his previous band, Johnny Austin, he took the lead guitar in both covers and originals by the band.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysoJ8XMX9ik

Starting his foray into singing, he played coffee shops in the Somerville area and built up his repertoire and interest in acoustic and folk tunes, following bands such as The Head and the Heart, The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, and Chris Thile.

Porch-i-oke

37 Burnham Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Sari Kalin
Saturday, May 18 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Your favorite alt-sing-along destination - live music group karaoke at its Porchfest best. The lineup includes accordion, violin, banjo, cello, and more. We've got lyrics to some of the best & worst pop songs of the of the past 50 yrs, plus maracas, tambourines, and cowbell, so you can sing and play along. ABBA to Gaga, Beatles to Beyonce, Johnny Cash to the Clash. Come howl with us!

The Silent Order

379 Highland Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Andrew Smith
Saturday, May 18 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Drew, lead singer/guitarist of Somerville grunge band The Silent Order, playing a mixture of acoustic originals, blues, and folk standards

Porch-i-oke

91 Central Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Vanessa Boulanger
Saturday, May 19 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come sing along with us, group karaoke porch-style! The line-up includes Sari Kalin on accordion, Vanessa Boulanger as songmaster and hostess, Jackson Mann on bass, Heather Wilson on guitar, and some very special musical guests. We will provide lyrics to some of the best and worst songs of the '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, and '00s.

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