Back to top

blues

Baker Thomas Band

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

Baker Thomas Band has been participating in Somerville's Porchest since its inception in 2011.
BAKER THOMAS BAND has always been an eclectic collection of musicians and good friends getting together to make great music and have a blast. With anywhere from 7 to 10 and even more musicians on stage, the BTB is a wrecking ball of good times and rockin' tunes. Clever and catchy hit songs cover the spectrum of classic rock, funk and groove, with hints of bluegrass and jam band.... so many influences... one big sound.

Band Website: 
https://bakerthomasband.com/
Upload an MP3: 
Band Image: 
Zone: 
small blue
Time: 
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The True Levellers

Music Genre: 
Band Description: 

The True Levellers are a Lynn-based traditional folk, old time, country, and blues band featuring:

Katie Cohen (fiddle, flat footing, vocals)
Jon Feinberg (guitar, vocals)
Ben Baldwin (banjo, harmonica, vocals)

Stick around for The Crown Street Quarrymen at 3pm! 

Band Website: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrUbcRxlQPA7S1aJkv_iIrw
Band Image: 
Zone: 
small yellow
Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Jackslaw (aka HALF-slaw...)

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

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!

Band Image: 
Zone: 
small yellow
Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Amy Kucharik

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

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.

Band Website: 
amykucharik.com
Band Image: 
Zone: 
small blue
Time: 
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Hobo Chili

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

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.

Band Website: 
https://www.instagram.com/hobo_chili
Upload an MP3: 
Band Image: 
Zone: 
small red
Time: 
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Jiblantos

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

A not-your-typical cover band comprised of five fun loving, seasoned individuals on a quest to unearth and re-interpret an assortment of booty shakin' tunes from the world of blues, country, swing, and rock 'n roll.

Band Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/Jiblantos/
Band Image: 
Zone: 
small yellow
Time: 
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Jenny&Stacie

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

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.

Band Image: 
Zone: 
small blue

Dirty Water Brass Band

Music Genre: 
Porchfest Sub Genre: 
Band Description: 

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.

Band Website: 
http://dirtywaterbrassband.com/
Band Image: 
Zone: 
small red
Time: 
4:00 PM

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - blues