Fenway Porchfest


Calling all musicians and music lovers—the Fenway Alliance,
Fenway Civic Association and Fenway CDC Announce the first-ever
 Fenway Porchfest—
Music Everywhere, Porches Optional!

Saturday, June 16th, from 12-4pm.   Collaborating together on a community event for the first time, The Fenway Alliance, the Fenway Civic Association, and the Fenway Community Development Corporation are pleased to announce Fenway Porchfest, the first grass roots music festival of its kind to take place in the Fenway neighborhood. 

“In a historic first, the Fenway CDC is thrilled to collaborate with Fenway Civic and Fenway Alliance to bring Porchfest to our community this June.  We look forward to welcoming old friends and meeting new neighbors as we enjoy an afternoon of music throughout the Fenway,” enthused Leah Camhi, Executive Director of the Fenway Community Development Corporation. 

Karen Wolff, chair of Arts and Culture for Fenway Civic added: "We're delighted to work with the neighborhood to strengthen connections through a celebration of music and the arts and to showcase our community's talents."

“The Fenway Cultural District may not have a tremendous amount of traditional porches, but we certainly have an abundance of all types of music and talented musicians.  And, we’re welcoming newcomers to the mix in this community-based event,” explained Kelly Brilliant, executive director of The Fenway Alliance.   

Musician registration for Fenway Porchfest is now open!  To perform at Fenway Porchfest, applicants should visit http://www.fenwayporchfest.org/signup/ to sign up. 

What is a Porchfest?
A Porchfest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes and in other public spaces. Over 100 cities across the country hold Porchfests.  All musicians- professionals, amateurs, and everything in between- perform voluntarily at a designated time and location. Attendees stroll from venue to venue, in order to hear the music of their choice.

When is Fenway Porchfest? 
Saturday, June 16th from 12-4pm.

Where will this take place?
Fenway Porchfest will take place across a wide variety of residential, institutional, and park sites throughout the Fenway Neighborhood.  Outdoor performance sites will be equally spread throughout the neighborhood so all parts of the Fenway can join in the fun!  There will be a detailed map on the Fenway  Porchfest website closer to the event date with specific set times and locations.

What kind of musical groups can perform?
Any and all groups are welcome! Performers can sing, play an instrument, play solo or part of a group. All types of music are welcome!

How can I get involved?
To perform at Fenway Porchfest, please visit http://www.fenwayporchfest.org/signup/

To volunteer at Fenway Porchfest, send us an email at Info@FenwayPorchfest.org

More Questions? 
Visit www.FenwayPorchfest.org or get in touch via info@FenwayPorchfest.org

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