Jazzy psychadelic progressive rock conjoured from the depths of Scott's basement. Now featuring a new full length LP conjured from the depths of Kennedy Studios in Burlingotn, MA.
Kerrville New Folk winning songwriter Amy Kucharik [/kuh-CHAR-ick/] energizes swing dance, folk festival and listening room audiences alike. Drawing from blues, folk and Vaudeville traditions and with a street-smart stagecraft honed in the subways of Boston, Amy transports her audience to a place both timeless and familiar, but nevertheless innovative. As a one-woman band with ukulele, tenor guitar, foot percussion, mouth trumpet and harmonica, Amy combines poignant, witty lyricism and an infectious, danceable swing. Amy was a Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist for 2018 and Somerville Arts Council's Artist of the Month in December 2018.
Hippo Mode Engage
Montessaurus is the Cambridge Montessori School parent band. We are a group of fortunate individuals who get to jam every week and perform a wide variety of covers.
String Revolution exists to perform and teach strategies of improvisation and contemporary creative string music to students and teachers through workshops and live concerts. We are devoted to ensemble playing in order to build community by example. Our repertoire is rooted in improvisation and world rhythms to demonstrate the versatility of our instruments outside of their western classical music identities.
Hobo Chili is a unique band, a truly pleasant surprise. An energetic rock & roll outfit suited with a full horn section and all orginal music. Hobo Chili brings themes of funk, soul, blues, motown, punk and ska to Boston's music scene and is guaranteed to get an audience on its feet to dance, and enjoy the music.
The WholeTone Music Academy will be hosting YOU playing at our Instrument Petting Zoo, several bands featuring the brilliant members of our teaching collective, and sparkling performances by students of all ages. One such band will be Petting Kazoo, a singer-songwriter indie folk duo, made of Nora Maynard (WTMA Director, Instructor for Voice, Violin, & Piano) and Rafael Natan (Oboe, Violin, Piano). Hayes Cummings (WTMA Co-Administrator & Gig Coordinator, Instructor for Guitar, Bass, & Ukulele) will also be showcasing his jazz guitar chops. Stay tuned for a schedule!
Stacie Clayton and Jenny Bonham-Carter. As a newly created duo we are so excited to get together, blending our voices and musical experiences into something new, fun and joyful! Our concert will include jazz, blues, gospel, soul and songs from Jamaica and Sweden! As well as some singalong from the Poor People's Campaign which is starting next week! Warmly welcome to 63 College avenue at 1pm.
Dirty Water Brass Band, a Boston-based undefinable raucous street band, a staunch contributor to the many grooves that make this town tick. We bring our movable block party to you, doesn’t matter where. Our style is eclectic, a mix of second line, soul, R&B, Motown, rock, jazz and more. And we do NOT "have to be in by twelve o'clock!"
This year, Dirty Water is totally psyched to be playing for you on and by the front stoop of the Revolutionary Medical MJ Clinic in East Somerville. Kudos to the city for welcoming such an establishment to this great neighborhood.
Feel free to "love that Dirty Water" at: https://www.facebook.com/dirtywaterbrassband.
David William Hughes is a singer, composer, conductor and actor whose work combines early music, comedy, and scholarship to create unique and exciting performances. He is joined for Porchfest by three special guests:
2:00pm: Heather Holland - Classic Jazz Standards
2:30pm: David William Hughes - Renaissance Re-imagined
3:00pm: Florie Namir - Original elegant jazz-pop with an Israeli touch
3:30pm: That Cosmic Echo - precise, bass-heavy, just right