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Kemp Harris

165 Albion St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Scotty Vercoe
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kemp Harris and his band pay homage to the best R&B, Motown and Soul as well as Jazz and Rock. Featuring Kemp on vocals, Scotty Vercoe - keys, Brian Verrochi - bass, Jim Lucchese - drums. May 16, 2-4pm

Souldelica

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Band Contact: Bren Scott
Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

WE UNFORTUNATELY HAVE TO CANCEL TODAY's PORCH FEST PERFORMANCE! - Please enjoy the rest of the music and bands the city has to offer!!

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

Mike Hastings Band

17 Gorham St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: michael hastings
Saturday, May 16 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Singer songwriter / Roots rock / soul featuring, guitar- Noah Maltsberger, Jim Moran, drums- Boey Russell, Fabio Pirozzolo, bass- Mike Weafer and more singer songwriter guests tba

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!

Buzz + Howl /Whistle Jacket / Anjimile / Non Marking Souls

83 Josephine Avenue , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Ethan Gilsdorf
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

***Named in WBUR’s 10 Bands To Catch At Somerville’s PorchFest 2015. https://artery.wbur.org/2015/05/14/somerville-porchfest-2015 *** Four bands (in this order): Buzz + Howl (a mixed parade of rock, blues, & soul); Whistle Jacket (keyboards, cello, three part harmonies: https://whistlejacket.bandcamp.com); Anjimile (emotionally charged lyricism and indie-pop melodies: http://www.anjimile.com); Non Marking Souls (all instrumental five piece funky jazz jam band: http://somervilleartscouncil.org/sacfiles/Povo%201.mp3.

The Porter Squares

905 Broadway, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: John Farrington
Saturday, May 17 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Porter Squares deliver an appealing mix of rock, pop, soul, R & B, and whatever else they think they can pull off with guitar, bass, and drums.

Spotted Tiger, Rebel Darling & Selector Jah Rich

24 Central St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Laurence Scudder
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Two original singer/songwriter collaborations and a dj spinning reggae vinyl between sets
Musicians:
Spotted Tiger-Laurence Scudder, Erik White, Jim Larkin, Yahuba Garcia-Torres
Rebel Darling-Mike Poulopoulos, Ryan Fitzsimmons
DJ:Selector Jah Rich

The People's Party

219 Broadway, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Curtis Falzoi
Saturday, May 17 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The People’s Party, a band hailing from Boston, MA, is an eclectic mix of rock, funk, hip hop, jazz, and everything in between, dedicated to spreading love and unity in the celebration of life. The original sound borrows from a wide variety of genres. With rich vocal harmonies reminiscent of Motown and The Beatles, a thick, groove-filled rhythm section that can move from hip hop to acid jazz to rock with ease, infectious songwriting and lyricism, which varies from Paul Simon-esque to a Tribe Called Quest and beyond, a horn section along the order of Tower of Power and The Meters, and jams similar to Phish and The Grateful Dead, the music takes the audience on a wild musical ride.

Hot Sauce

, (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jeffrey Shwom
Saturday, May 17 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Currently the Sunday Night House Band at the Cantab Lounge (Central Square), HOT SAUCE has been groovin, cooking, steamin, moving and groovin for over 7 years. We play all the hits, from old Rhythm and Blues, Chicago Blues, Soul Blues, Dance and Motown songs, and more! Hot Sauce hosted Johnny D's Sunday Jam in 2013.

Band Camp: http://hotsaucebps.bandcamp.com

Members: Jeffrey Shwom (D,V), Cory Magno (G), Jeff Mac (G)

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