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Ragr

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We play what we feel. We feel what we play.

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Zone: 
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Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

DSIM Presents: "Too Much Gear"

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My music is influenced by R&B, Hip Hop, and Pop. I'm going for a full studio sound...but solo and without a computer. Expect:

  • Covers & originals
  • Singing over sample-based beats from my MPC
  • Vocal looping for harmonies & acapella songs
  • Keys & synths
  • Beats during breaks (anyone freestyle?)

It's a show that's sure to leave you saying "Dan, you joked about this but that's actually too much gear."

Some clips:
https://www.instagram.com/p/CXKCeVJsVHE/
https://www.instagram.com/p/CcB9y4vsSBt/

Band Website: 
https://www.instagram.com/dsim_music/
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Zone: 
small yellow
Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Sapatnik

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Sapatnik performs a fusion of traditional music from the Balkans, South America, Europe, and U.S. combined with modern funk, R&B, rock, indie, and psychadelica. Each member of the group writes and performs original songs, creating an eclectic yet unified sound which guides you on a musical journey through time and space.

Band Website: 
https://soundcloud.com/user-931545404
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Zone: 
small blue
Time: 
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Tailwind

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A beautiful blend of funk, folk, and rock, plus all the modern hits. 

Band Website: 
https://www.instagram.com/tailwind_music/
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Zone: 
small blue
Time: 
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Jackslaw (aka HALF-slaw...)

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Jackslaw is a four-piece rock/blues/funk outfit: 2 guitars, 1 bass, and drums. But when one guitarist and our only bassist can't make the new Porchfest date, exit Jackslaw... enter: HALF-SLAW. Electric cables and the number 4 be damned! We are now a duo, featuring Dan DiBacco on acoustic guitar/vox, and Mike Staxfeld on his brand new, never-been-played, Guitar Center-fresh-smelling cajon. The two of us are pumped to play some eclectic covers and a few originals for you beautiful Somervillians in this limited format, so please swing by to enjoy some good tunes/vibes!

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Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The 890s

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The 890s are inspired by rock, funk, reggae and overall positive vibes - playing originals created during 2020/2021 and covers from your favorite decades!

Band Website: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCORO2Sy16oo9U8t8efByD0w
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Zone: 
small blue
Time: 
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Brunch Beats with @djphiliptan

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A 2-hour DJ set to raise money for the Feeding America COVID-19 Response Fund! Have some brunch and vibe with your friends.

Feeding America is a nationwide network of 200 food banks.

Hailing from Singapore, DJ Philip Tan brings his Balearic blends to Boston, weaving soul, disco, reggae, R&B, hip-hop, house, trance, and peculiarly cheesy pop into a continuous mix. He loves long sets when he has the time to take the audience on a time-traveling trip. At his parties, he aims to faithfully recreate a Balearic spirit — a holiday atmosphere that spans generations, builds community, and doesn't take itself too seriously.

Band Website: 
https://www.localbeats.org
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Zone: 
small blue
Time: 
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Baked Alaska

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Baked Alaska is a cover band that plays all kinds of Funk, Indie, and Pop covers! If you love some good brass action, come check us out!

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N/A
Zone: 
small yellow
Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band

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Raunchy circus roots. Polished precision performances. A joyful cacophony of Balkan, Klezmer and funk, with a tasteful thrash of metal thrown in for good measure. No matter the occasion, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band has got the brass to get you up and dancing.

Some whisper in hushed tones that ENSMB is the ultimate herald of mirthful discord, while others have gone mad at the mere mention of the name. It’s music shrouded in mystery and wicked intrigue. But there’s one thing we know for sure:

Dance!

Party!

Horns will wail. Shoulders will shimmy. Faces will melt. 

Band Website: 
ensmb.com
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Zone: 
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Time: 
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Somerville Symphony Orkestar

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Blossoming from the Slavic heart of Greater Boston, the Somerville Symphony Orkestar is an all-original instrumental band that plays what they call “International Party Music.” Formed in 2009, the SSO combines elements of Balkan music with Rock, Reggae, and Funk music to create a high energy dance party. New and yet familiar is constant theme among concert goers as their music combines these elements in a fresh and exciting way, but provides beautiful and lyrical melodies. Described by WBUR as “Somerville’s Best Party Band” the SSO has consistently won over every room and brings everyone in for a great enjoyable show.

Band Website: 
http://www.somervillesymphonyorkestar.com/
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Zone: 
small red
Time: 
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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