Indie

CHACO

331 Washington St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Sam Maman
Saturday, May 12 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

CHACO is a four piece wrecking machine hailing from Cambridge, MA. Bringing funky rhythms, sweet vocals, and marvelous melodies; we aim to soothe and groove.

Strangers by Accident / Hope & Things

52 Hall Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Justin Bartlett
Saturday, May 12 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hope & Things: 12:00PM

Hope & Things is an indie rock band blending retrospective lyrics with lush atmospheres and driving grooves. His debut EP "Illusionary" covers the pains, doubts, hopes, and questions of a reflective life.

https://spoti.fi/2pRcIF8

Strangers by Accident: 12:55PM

Hailing from Boston, Strangers by Accident are an authentic, energetic indie-folk act with an old-school respect for songwriting. The band’s lyrically driven songs feature three-part harmonies and veer from suitcase-stomping acoustic, to snare-pounding electric, to minimalist folk.

https://open.spotify.com/artist/0oaYIKisN8mPCSRdsiooSI

Planet Nowhere

135 Walnut St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Megan Chisholm
Saturday, May 12 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The ever-churning blueshift test tube swirling with the musical styling of a sweetfolk mystic, tribal beatkeeper, funkthumper, and a psychedelic warmtone jester. Planet Nowhere is a four piece folkstomp funkrock band that has been touring New England since 2016 - filling the streets of Boston, the mountains of Vermont, and the hills of Maine with the sounds of their original music.

Dutch Tulips & The Woodchix

85 Bonair St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Matt Freake
Saturday, May 12 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Somerville rock and rollers Dutch Tulips and The Woodchix will both be performing at this epic porch!

WholeTone Family Band & Instrument Petting Zoo

312 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Nora Maynard
Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We will have a rotating cast of characters, students, and faculty associated with the WholeTone Music Academy showcasing their skills from 2-4pm with open jams & sing-alongs (inviting audience members into the mix) occurring before and after. Singer-songwriter-teacher SureFireCure (aka Nora Maynard) will be performing a folk-ish set at 3pm, with a mixture of other ensembles in jazz, classical, and other styles tba.

Strangers by Accident

52 Hall Ave., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Brian Sousa
Saturday, May 12 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hailing from Boston, Strangers by Accident are an authentic, energetic indie-folk act with an old-school respect for songwriting. Started by Brian Sousa and Amy Wynne in 2015, the duo has become a powerful live act, adding Justin Bartlett on vocals /electric guitar, and Heidi Crampton on drums. The band’s lyrically driven songs feature three-part harmonies and veer from suitcase-stomping acoustic, to snare-pounding electric, to minimalist 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!

The Humdingers!

9 Prospect Hill Avenue, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Adam Conner-Simons
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Humdingers are a soul-infused rock band playing covers of your favorite Motown and pop tunes. Come check us out from 12-1pm!

Andy Grosser

22 Belmont Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Andy Grosser
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Solo mandolin and vocals. Rock, Americana, alt-country, folk, singer-songwriter, witty banter. Maybe a beer.

The Franklin Underground

10 Irving Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: James Fullerton
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Born from a love of infectious grooves and the desire to put on a great show, The Franklin Underground is driven to create soulful & energetic music. The group features a unique sound at the intersection of its members' roots in funk, jazz, blues, rock and progressive & alternative trends.

Members of The Franklin Underground include Eric Palmer (bass guitar), Kyle Brousseau (drums), Dan Jesse (guitar), James Fullerton (keyboard/vocals) & Aksel Solberg (guitar/vocals)

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