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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint

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June 2024

Savtones at The Porch

Wednesday, June 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The third Wednesday of the month brings Tony Savarino's Savtones back to perform at The Porch. Enjoy Savarino's original compositions: instrumentals focusing on guitar melodies. It's like instrumental Western Swing with some early jazz with some telecaster twang with a little blues and a great sense of humor. Expect a special guest too. Free admission for the music; if you plan to have dinner, reserve a table.

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Billy Eli and the GutShot Angels at The Porch

Thursday, June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The dynamite country-rock trio Billy Eli and the GutShot Angels come to Medford from Austin for their debut at The Porch. Featuring guitar, pedal steel and drums, the GutShot Angels take their audiences on a raucous ride through heartbreak, love, drinking, everyday life and loss. Lively rhythms and strong melodies pull from classic rock, country and honky tonk roots in a richly layered show that keeps audiences tapping and dancing along. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended through…

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A Former Friend at The Porch

Friday, June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Free

The Porch welcomes back A Former Friend, a solo act of Robert Tobias, who was a longtime member of the band Former Friends of Young Americans. Stop in to enjoy a modern take on the grand tradition of American songwriting. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to have dinner.    

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Glen David Andrews Band at The Porch

Friday, June 21 @ 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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$25 – $30

The Porch welcomes back Glen David Andrews, master performer of the roots and spirit of New Orleans music, and his high-powered band with their electrifying combination of funk, R&B, jazz and gospel. Andrews has headlined the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, also also made notable appearances at the Voodoo Music Experience, Chicago Folk and Roots Festival, Houston International Festival, Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub, House of Blues Nola, Tipitina’s, and Kansas City’s American Jazz Museum. General admission tickets are $25 in…

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Danielle Miraglia’s Lunch with Friends at The Porch

Saturday, June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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It's another Saturday edition of Danielle Miraglia's Lunch with Friends at The Porch. From a raspy come-hither purr to an Etta James-esque powerhouse belt, Miraglia wields a strong, steady thumb on an old Gibson, an infectious stomp-box rhythm, harmonica, and tunes ranging from heart-felt to socially conscious that will move both your heart and hips. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to dine.

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Dwayne Haggins at The Porch

Saturday, June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Dwayne Haggins, who has been called "the love child of Hank Williams and Sam Cooke" and “The John Legend of rockabilly," returns to The Porch for his Fourth Saturday Country Soul residency. Think Marvin Gaye with a hint of Dolly Parton. Admission is free for the music; table reservations recommended through The Porch's website if you plan to have dinner.  

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The People’s Jam at The Porch

Sunday, June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 7, 2024

The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Free

The closing of Johnny D's Uptown in Somerville left a big hole that needed filled: a place for blues musicians to jam on Sundays and support one another. That is the spirit The Porch fosters with its People's Jam. Bass amp and two guitar amps provided, along with DIs, vocal mics and horn mics. Just come in and sign up. Each group of jammers plays three songs and no one repeats until all players have had a turn. Admission is…

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Frankie Boy & the Blues Express at The Porch

Wednesday, June 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Frankie Boy & the Blues Express performs as you dine at The Porch. Enjoy home-grown real electric blues with Chicago and Texas roots. Admission is free for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to have dinner.  

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Reese Fulmer & The Carriage House Band at The Porch

Thursday, June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Reese Fulmer, the Americana Artist of the Year at the Capital Region (N.Y.) Thomas Edison Music Awards in 2023 and 2024, brings his Carriage House Band to The Porch for their first Medford appearance. Joining Fulmer (guitar, vocals) will be Chris Carey on drums, James Gascoyne on bass, and Jimi Woodul on electric guitar. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended through The Porch's website if you plan to have dinner.  

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Stan Martin Band at The Porch

Friday, June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The Stan Martin Band returns to The Porch as part of the Fourth Friday Country series, bringing that Bakersfield sound that will make Western Swing dancers and two-steppers rejoice! Lovers of sweet harmonies too! Free admission for the music; reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.

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Cheryl Arena and Friends at The Porch

Saturday, June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Cheryl Arena, one of only 30 artists featured in the book “Masters of the Harmonica,” returns to The Porch with some friends to provide free afternoon blues. Arena has been bringing the sound of authentic American blues music to audiences around the U.S. and Europe for over 30 years. She plays everything from the urban electric blues of Chicago to the soulful Delta sounds of the Deep South, and everything in between. Reservations recommended if you plan to dine.  

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One Dime Band at The Porch

Saturday, June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The Porch welcomes back One Dime Band, winners of the 2022 Boston Blues Society Challenge and the 2023 Granite State Blues Society Blues Challenge. The dynamic and talented acoustic duo of John Brauchler (guitar, resonator and banjo) and Paul Gallucci (vocals, harmonica and guitar) have crafted their unique sound and songwriting approach by blending influential styles of blues, R&B and soul. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to have dinner.  

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Mean Old Fireman at The Porch

Saturday, June 29 @ 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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$12

Mean Old Fireman, the musical brainchild of slide guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Ned Bollé, debuts at The Porch. The band weaves ample doses of New Orleans grooves, Southern rock and old school hard R&B onto a blues roots framework to create their own version of Americana. Tickets are $12 through Eventbrite.    

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The People’s Jam at The Porch

Sunday, June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 7, 2024

The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
+ Google Map
Free

The closing of Johnny D's Uptown in Somerville left a big hole that needed filled: a place for blues musicians to jam on Sundays and support one another. That is the spirit The Porch fosters with its People's Jam. Bass amp and two guitar amps provided, along with DIs, vocal mics and horn mics. Just come in and sign up. Each group of jammers plays three songs and no one repeats until all players have had a turn. Admission is…

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July 2024

Coywolf Johnson at The Porch

Wednesday, July 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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Coywolf Johnson, led by guitarist and singer Hendrik Gideonse, is back for their first Wednesday residency performing spirituals and blues at The Porch. The band also features Mark Hobbs on guitar and voice, Mike Sax on horns, and Rick Forzese on drums. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to have dinner.

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Big Jon Short at The Porch

Friday, July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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One-man band Big Jon Short provides the First Friday Blues at The Porch. Armed with foot percussion, a National Reso-phonic Guitar and Lowebow cigar-box reso-hillharp, Short’s high-energy performances tap into the heart of the songs, regional styles, and folklore of the blues and its importance to American music. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to have dinner.    

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Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo at The Porch

Saturday, July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The Erin Harpe and Jim Countryman Country Blues Duo returns to The Porch for a Saturday matinee performance. The award-winning duo features Erin on acoustic guitars, vocals, kazoo and foot percussion, and husband Jim on ukulele bass and backing vocals. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to dine.  

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Abbott Street String Band at The Porch

Saturday, July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The Abbott Street String Band returns to The Porch with a little bit of bluegrass, and a little bit of Dixieland. This group of local old-time players formed at an Abbott Street residence during the pandemic. They feature acoustic instruments such as banjos, fiddles and guitars, and groove on the melodies of traditional fiddle tunes, dances and reels. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to have dinner.    

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The People’s Jam at The Porch

Sunday, July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 7, 2024

The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
+ Google Map
Free

The closing of Johnny D's Uptown in Somerville left a big hole that needed filled: a place for blues musicians to jam on Sundays and support one another. That is the spirit The Porch fosters with its People's Jam. Bass amp and two guitar amps provided, along with DIs, vocal mics and horn mics. Just come in and sign up. Each group of jammers plays three songs and no one repeats until all players have had a turn. Admission is…

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Diablogato’s Party at The Porch

Saturday, July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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$15 – $20

Rum Bar Records and Los Coronas CC present the third annual Diablogato's Party and hot rod show at The Porch. Enjoy live music by the Screamin' Rebel Angels, Diablogato, The Dogmatics, and Girl With a Hawk. All hot rods, customs, stockers and bikes welcome. General admission tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of show through Eventbrite.  

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Savtones at The Porch

Wednesday, July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The third Wednesday of the month brings Tony Savarino's Savtones back to perform at The Porch. Enjoy Savarino's original compositions: instrumentals focusing on guitar melodies. It's like instrumental Western Swing with some early jazz with some telecaster twang with a little blues and a great sense of humor. Expect a special guest too. Free admission for the music; if you plan to have dinner, reserve a table.

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Danielle Miraglia’s Lunch with Friends at The Porch

Saturday, July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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It's another Saturday edition of Danielle Miraglia's Lunch with Friends at The Porch. From a raspy come-hither purr to an Etta James-esque powerhouse belt, Miraglia wields a strong, steady thumb on an old Gibson, an infectious stomp-box rhythm, harmonica, and tunes ranging from heart-felt to socially conscious that will move both your heart and hips. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to dine.

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August 2024

Danielle Miraglia’s Lunch with Friends at The Porch

Saturday, August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
+ Google Map

It's another Saturday edition of Danielle Miraglia's Lunch with Friends at The Porch. From a raspy come-hither purr to an Etta James-esque powerhouse belt, Miraglia wields a strong, steady thumb on an old Gibson, an infectious stomp-box rhythm, harmonica, and tunes ranging from heart-felt to socially conscious that will move both your heart and hips. Free admission for the music; table reservations recommended if you plan to dine.

Find out more »

Savtones at The Porch

Wednesday, August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, MA 02155
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The third Wednesday of the month brings Tony Savarino's Savtones back to perform at The Porch. Enjoy Savarino's original compositions: instrumentals focusing on guitar melodies. It's like instrumental Western Swing with some early jazz with some telecaster twang with a little blues and a great sense of humor. Expect a special guest too. Free admission for the music; if you plan to have dinner, reserve a table.

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