Porchfests are events where various neighborhoods setup porches and bands for afternoons of music! Audiences can stroll from block to block, taking in the local sounds.

Porchfests got started in Ithaca NY, and they have a List of All Known Porchfests

Here are some in New England:

New England 2021 Porchfests:

Jun 12 Winchester, MA
Aug 21-22 Jamaica Plain, MA
Aug 28 Wellfleet, MA
Sep 11 Belmont, MA
Sep 11 Reading, MA
Sep 18 Brookline, MA
Sep 18 Plum Island, MA
Sep 18 Milton, MA
Sep 18 Hull, MA
Sep 25 Melrose, MA
Sep 25 Roslindale, MA
Sep 25 Quincy, MA
Sep 25 West Concord, MA
Oct 2 Somerville, MA

Porchfest.info created and runs the websites for six of these events, and has consulted on several others.

Feel free to contact me ( kirkjerk at gmail dot com ) if you want your porchfest on this list, or if you'd be interesting in using yourneighborhood.porchfest.info as your site- here's a page on collaborating with me on setting up your own porchfest website.

Thanks to Robert Bushińsky for help tracking area Porchfests.

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