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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/

The First Pancakes

11 Windom St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Meredith Epstein
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A few friends playing old-time fiddle, Irish jigs, and assorted folk tunes.

Punk Eisenhower

88 Bartlett St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Liz Langdon-Gray
Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Austin Mackey, John Grealish, and Josh Snyder make up this trio which fuses bluegrass, folk, and jazz into a two guitar, double bass, and vocal cocktail. Don't be fooled by the name, we go hard but not as hard as a punk band. Stop by to hear some creative twists on classic tunes.

Henry and his Violin

221 Powder House Boulevard, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Henry Ayanna
Saturday, May 19 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Henry performs solo violin and fiddle tunes live! Henry is 8 years old, a student at the Brown School, an enthusiastic performer, and a very dedicated violinist who enjoys playing "dramatic-sounding" classical music. Henry is excited to play at PorchFest, since he wants to play music for and with people in his neighborhood.

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