folk

Christopher Robert

33 Cutter Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Christopher Butrym
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Acoustic Folk Singer/Songwriter - One guy and a guitar. Anything from Folk to Classic Rock to contemporary covers. Come on by and listen to some favorites and some originals. Acoustic from calm to rocking and everything in between!

Front & Turner

9 Berkeley Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Cameron Cotham
Saturday, May 13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The acoustic project of Cam Cotham- taking stylings and inspiration of alternative 90's music such as Counting Crows and Matchbox 20 coupled with indie rock and soul-folk acoustic the likes of Gaslight Anthem and Amos Lee. Performing around 1:20 PM

Lockette

44 Banks Street , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Gabrielle Otto
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

4 piece rock band from Somerville, MA.

Hugh McGowan

23 Berkeley St., somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Delia Kaye
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hugh McGowan is a Performing, Songwriting Musician from Boston, MA. He plays guitar and sings. He plays his own brand of original music drawing from influences of rock n roll, folk, irish, pop and progressive music. A rich ringing guitar tone and a sonorous tenor voice give him a rich platform to let the songs soar.

25 Pearl

23 Berkeley St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Delia Kaye
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

25 Pearl is a vibrant rock ‘N roll band blending vintage psychedelic vibes with melodic folky roots. The resulting well-crafted songs will keep you humming on your way out of the venue. 25 Pearl released their first EP titled “The Captain’s Chair” in October of 2011. Their follow up EP, "Celluloid Novelties", was released in 2014 and saw the band take a major creative step forward refining their sound into a raw but polished sonic landscape.

The Spring Chickens

66 Curtis St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jess Fox
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Spring Chickens include members of the Highland Drifters (the Highland Kitchen brunch band,) the Cowcatchers, and the Royer Family Band. The music is perfect porch music- old time string band with some bluegrass, country, folk, and nonsense thrown in.

The Stacking Stones Band

32 Jay Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Eric Dearing
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Stacking Stones Band is an alt-folk rock band from the greater Boston area. Kelly Dearing (vocals), John Coley (bass), Eric Dearing (guitar), Christina Gavin (keys & vocals), Mike Manion (guitar & vocals), and Dave Millar (drums).

Sophie et Adam

4 West Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Pei Ma
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Duet Sophie et Adam interpret songs from some the most renowned french chanteurs of the 20th century, such as the mythical Edith Piaf, Georges Brassens, Barbara, and Jacques Brel. Native french Singer Sophie Michaux, and Guitarist Adam Simon expand their repertoire to Tangos, inspired by the great Carlos Gardel, Yiddish songs, Flamenco tunes as well as some originals by Adam Simon. For more information: www.sophieetadam.weebly.com

Spotted Tiger, Rebel Darling, Selector Jah Rich & Friends

24 Central Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Laurence Scudder
Saturday, May 21 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Spotted Tiger is led by the songwriting of violist Laurence Scudder & guitarist Erik White rounded out by a malleable all-star combination of Boston area players. Together they play an inspiring variety of originals & hand-picked covers. Comfortable in many formats, sets include a variety of styles from folk to reggae to country & beyond. Spotted Tiger – sometimes acoustic, always eclectic.

Rebel Darling is the brainchild of songwriter Michael Poulopoulos. Using his original tunes & a changing cast of musicians reveal beautiful soundscapes & haunting lyrical wisdom.

Selector Jah Rich spins strictly reggae vinyl between sets, sure to keep the vibes lively.

Found Audio / SEBIO

23 Thorndike St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: John Bragg
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Two Bands, One Porch (side yard)

Found Audio

Found Audio is a Grassrock/Psychfolk band from Somerville that makes up its own genres. John Bragg vox/guitar, Tim Brown guitar/vox, Joe Bouchard keys, Peter Omalyev bass/vox, Denny Kennedy drums. www.foundaudiomusic.com

SEBIO

An email in early 2015 about a guitar pedal led guitarist/vocalist Stephan Nordgren to guitarist James Forbes. After recruiting bassist Erica Belden and drummer Brett Pieper, SEBIO (SEE-be-oh) was born.

After forming, SEBIO swung through most of the local venues, where they performed new material and songs off of Nordgren’s 2012 EP, “In Hardwood Groves”.

For more about SEBIO, check out www.sebiotheband.com

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