Country

The Erlenmeyers

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390 Washington St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Rob Dross
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Erlenmeyers play an infectious mix of covers and originals straight from the depths of Americana, honky tonk, blues, rock and soul filtered through their own unique lens.

The Erlenmeyers are Jameson Hannon on guitar, Chris Mitchel on drums, and Rob Dross on bass.

Kerri & Meg

57 Roseland Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Meagan Simoneau
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are a country/pop/90s cover duo founded in the Spring of 2014. We are rooted in the country genre, but aren't afraid to branch out or create a country take on a pop or 90s classic. We love to sing songs that people love to hear! Stop by and enjoy some killer harmonies and many a throwback tune!

Billy Boy

59 Pearson Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Patrick Fodor
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Billy Boy is a rag tag group of knockaround musicians bringing you bluegrass, country, folk, and original tunes. With Tina Armstead on banjo, John Lussier and Patrick Fodor on guitar, and Emily Pacheco on uke, Billy Boy is playing all that good old-timey material mixed with some contemporary covers, a few songs about Jesus for all you sinners and some songs about sinning for all you saints.

Georgia Overdrive

14 William Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jim Horan
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Vintage country and a little rock and roll...Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, Neil Young, and the like.

Charnwood Porch Pickets

29a Charnwood Rd., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Kendra Boyd
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are a group of friends who love to pick some tunes whenever we can! We love Porchfest and how it brings the community together! Let it begin!

FORRÓ ZABUMBECA - Brazilian dance music

325 Lowell St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Adam Bahrami
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

FORRÓ ZABUMBECA plays dance music from the Northeast of Brazil using all the latest technology: 8-bass button accordion, rustic fiddle, 7-string acoustic guitar, zabumba bass drum, & one large triangle.

Join us on our FAVORITE PORCH for an energetic set of traditional and original forró! -- Bring you're dancing shoes!

FORRÓ ZABUMBECA:
• Paddy League - 8-bass button accordion, rustic fiddle & vocal
• Adam Bahrami - 7-string guitar
• Catherine Bent - triangle
• Gustavo Ramanzini - zabumba bass drum

VIDEO of Forró Zabumbeca at JOHNNY D's:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDbPTEhbZxk

FOLLOW Forró Zabumbeca on FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/forrozabumbeca/

Midgety Hala and Guests

66 Hall Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Hala Jadlallah
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

country and what every makes me happy

Elm Grove

5 Pearson Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Phil Selesnick
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

West Virginia and Massachusetts come together to create something funky, twangy, and juuuust a little unsettling.

Ashley Jordan Band

43 Chester Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Ashley Jordan
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ashley Jordan has performed at venues across the U.S. and has supported artists such as Trace Adkins, Sam Hunt, Chase Rice, Rusted Root, Jason Mraz, Phillip Phillips, Christina Perri and more. Ashley started out as a street performer in Boston, and now has four full albums of original music and a host of regional and national awards. She has performed for audiences of 40,000+ and received a first-round Grammy nomination in 2015. Recently, Boston radio WBMX called Ashley’s new album “a masterpiece” and a Cumulus Country radio/Big Machine Records competition named her as a top ten finalist from across the nation. Ashley will be performing with: Frank Pupillo, Alex Sennett & Cat McDonald.

Ten Penny Ransom

22 Endicott Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Lovan Chetty
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ten Penny Ransom is a Roots Rock band that emerged from the primordial swamp of the Boston 'burbs.
Jeff Blasidell, Drums
Hilton Price-Lewis, Lead Guitar
Justin Yurasits, Vocals & Guitar
Raegan McCain, Vocals & Guitar
https://soundcloud.com/user-504614834

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