Singer/songwriter

The Wednesdays

50 Lexington Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Meg Smallidge
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Folk/Americana/Pop + harmonies + Cambridge/Somerville + heartfelt, catchy tunes = The Wednesdays. Check out songs from our album Red Letter Day at: https://soundcloud.com/thewednesdays. Porchfest gig will be just Meg (and maybe Jeff) playing a few acoustic tunes.

MG Lederman and Thalia Zedek

46 Bow Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Sean Mullan
Saturday, May 17 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Should get started around 1pm. Free hugs to the first 10 listeners.

Krista Page and Friends

14 Powder House Blvd, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Genevieve Richardson
Saturday, May 17 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Soul, Latin, Pop, Alternative... Rock.

Spotted Tiger, Rebel Darling & Selector Jah Rich

24 Central St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Laurence Scudder
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Two original singer/songwriter collaborations and a dj spinning reggae vinyl between sets
Musicians:
Spotted Tiger-Laurence Scudder, Erik White, Jim Larkin, Yahuba Garcia-Torres
Rebel Darling-Mike Poulopoulos, Ryan Fitzsimmons
DJ:Selector Jah Rich

Karen Grenier

13 Bartlett Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Karen Grenier
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

With her latest CD "Crazy Love", Somerville singer/guitarist Karen Grenier continues to make her mark as a gifted songwriter and crafty lyricist. Karen's smooth, penetrating voice, rhythmic acoustic style and positive emotional energy make for an excellent concert experience. Voted 2009's Boston Pride Idol winner, Karen was also named a semifinalist in the 2006 Peacedriven Songwriting Contest. Several of her songs have been featured on the Dawson's Creek DVD. Karen makes her living both as a guidance counselor and a professional musician. "You've got to reach for your dreams...it's an attitude I've always tried to inspire in my students...now I'm living mine!"

Sophia Belle & friends

184 Summer st, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Tracey Kaplan
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Blues, alternative rock, folk

J. Walter Weatherman (with Michael Boyce and Your Favorite Sports Team)

340 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Matthew Owens
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

J. Walter plays songs that can't decide whether to be pop, folk, rock, or country. Mix 'em all together and you've got yourself some tunes that were meant to be played on a porch in the month of May. (http://jwalterweatherman.bandcamp.com/)

Michael Boyce hails from Charleston, SC. He has played and sung with Firesides, an alt/folk band from Boston.

Your Favorite Sports Team likes to play music.

Trail Mix

26 Knapp St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Paul Bain
Saturday, May 17 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trial mix is a highly-edible combination of dried fruit, nuts, and chocolate that boosts energy yet sustains for the long haul. Trial Mix is also a highly-listenable combination of harmonies, voicings, and folk styles that will boost your psychic energy and sustain your mood for the long haul. We play great tunes from a century of folk music in styles that span the American tonal palette, from Carter Family favorites to contemporary gems. 7 musicians, one mix. Grab an an ear-full!
Ingredients: David Newey, Deanna Coleman, Noel Symons, Michele Savelo, Jack Liebman, Steve Smith, Paul Bain

The Amy Hoffman

57 MurdockSt. , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Sarah Brasington
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Amy Hoffman is a proud Joplin, Missouri native and current Boston dweller with a spirited affinity to pop culture and a fresh degree from Berklee College of Music. With a huge love for humanity and fierce desire to leave her world better than she found it, this pop/rock dynamo is well on her way to winning over your hearts and car stereos with honest, captivating songwriting and vibrant, energetic presence.

2011′s “The Scholarship EP” is currently available for free on NoiseTrade.com, and the long awaited follow up full-length album is due this spring.

Walter Noons

124 Lowell Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Walter Noons
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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