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The Slum Raisins

49 Alpine St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Kevin Lynch
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Rock / Funk / Dance / Jam / Boston. Porch Tested, Somerville Approved.

The Facc-Tones

303 Summer St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Zack Facco
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Facc-Tones, an eclectic rock outfit operating out of Cambridge, MA, are guardians of the Sacred Sounds forged by the Heroes of Rock's Golden Age. They didn't Start the Fire, but carry Its flame through These Dark Times with infinite SIRIUSness and jest, that it might Illuminate the world once more when the Winds of Change blow in fresh air to fuel the prophesied Second Coming of Rock.

Dewpoint (Formerly Treehouse Live)

14 Summit Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Dalton Markrush
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Formerly known as Treehouse Live, Dewpoint is an all-original funktronica band which mixes both compositions and improvisation into high-energy shows. They have performed for 4 years in the Boston area as well as throughout New England. With influences ranging from the classic rock and funk of the 60's and 70's to new electronic artists such as Lotus, they consistently deliver danceable sets packed with soaring melodies and tight grooves for all to enjoy. Dewpoint is Hamilton Kibbe on Guitar, Alex Moran on keyboards, Dalton Markrush on bass, and Ryan Slobin on the drums.

The Odells

13 Maple Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Scott Farrell
Saturday, May 21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Odells: a wide-ranging collective offering rock, soul, and New Orleans funk played with deep respect to the originators flavored with fresh, of-the-moment improvisational interpretations and jams.

Current lineup includes Winter Hill resident Scott Farrell (guitar, bass, vocals), Andy Kearney (keyboards, vocals), Kurt Overberg (drums), Neil Overberg (guitar, bass) and guest Alex Lembo (guitar, vocals) sitting in for our friend Aaron Belyea who made prior plans to enjoy the actual New Orleans.

Clip from when PorchFest 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HDf8CGhjYk

The Erlenmeyers

390 Washington St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Rob Dross
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Erlenmeyers are a 4-piece, Medford-based rock band. Playing covers and originals that stretch across genres. Reggae, honky tonk, Americana, blues, you name it. We'll rock you out without blowing your ears out.

The People's Party

219 Broadway, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Curtis Falzoi
Saturday, May 17 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The People’s Party, a band hailing from Boston, MA, is an eclectic mix of rock, funk, hip hop, jazz, and everything in between, dedicated to spreading love and unity in the celebration of life. The original sound borrows from a wide variety of genres. With rich vocal harmonies reminiscent of Motown and The Beatles, a thick, groove-filled rhythm section that can move from hip hop to acid jazz to rock with ease, infectious songwriting and lyricism, which varies from Paul Simon-esque to a Tribe Called Quest and beyond, a horn section along the order of Tower of Power and The Meters, and jams similar to Phish and The Grateful Dead, the music takes the audience on a wild musical ride.

Atherton Crew

18 Atherton St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: David Doms
Saturday, May 18 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Blues and rock

The Hancock Lounge

Website: http://NA
28 Hancock Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: chris danemayer
Saturday, May 19 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Eclectic — jazz, blues, rock, reggae, jam.

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