Porchfests are events where various neighborhoods setup porches and bands for afternoons of music! Audiences can stroll from block to block, taking in the local sounds.

Porchfests got started in Ithaca NY, and they have a List of All Known Porchfests

Here are some in New England:

(Likely) New England 2023 Porchfests:

May 13 Somerville
June 3 Newton
June 3 Medford
June 3 Dorchester
June 10 Fenway
June 10 Winchester
June 10 Malden
June 17 Arlington
June 17 Dedham
June 24 Reading
June 24 Quincy
July 9 Shelburne Falls
Aug 13 Walpole
Aug 19 Jamaica Plain
Aug 26 Wellfleet
Sep 9 Belmont
Sep 9 Milton
Sep 16 Plum Island
... Sharon
... Natick
Sep 23 Swampscott
Sep 23 Melrose
Sep 23 Hull
Sep 23 Roslindale
Sep 23 West Concord
Sep 30 Brookline

Porchfest.info created and runs the websites for six of these events, and has consulted on several others.

Feel free to contact me ( kirkjerk at gmail dot com ) if you want your porchfest on this list, or if you'd be interesting in using yourneighborhood.porchfest.info as your site- here's a page on collaborating with me on setting up your own porchfest website.

Thanks to Robert B, Ike A, et al for help tracking area Porchfests!

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