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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint

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175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
http://www.theporchsouthern.com

May 2022

Abbott Street String Band at The Porch

Saturday, May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The Abbott Street String Band brings some old-timey music to The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. 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; reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.

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The Porch Jam Sunday

Sunday, May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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In the spirit of the Sunday Blues Jams at the former Somerville institution Johnny D's Uptown, The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint at River's Edge is holding weekly Sunday afternoon jam sessions. Colin Dwyer hosts the event, presented in the spirit of offering a great networking and community building event. Participation in the jam is free and on a first come, first served basis.

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Frankie Boy & the Blues Express at The Porch

Wednesday, May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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Frankie Boy & the Blues Express performs as you dine at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Enjoy home-grown real electric blues with Chicago and Texas roots. Admission is free for the music; if you plan to have dinner, reserve a table.  

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Soulsville at The Porch

Thursday, May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint presents free live soul and funk with your dinner, courtesy of the boys from Soulsville: Tom Arey (drums), Johnny Trama (guitar) and Darby Wolf (Hammond B3 organ).

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Lori Dow at The Porch

Friday, May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint at River's Edge welcomes back singer Lori Dow to deliver R&B, gospel contemporary gospel and jazz stylings with her infectious smile and warm, friendly soul. Influenced by vocalists Yolanda Adams, Teena Marie, CeCe Winans, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston and others, Dow is a former Urban Music Award winner for Best Female Jazz Artist. Free admission for the music, but reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.    

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Glen David Andrews Band at The Porch

Friday, May 27 @ 9:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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$20 – $25

The Glen David Andrews Band brings their New Orleans-style electrifying combination of funk, R&B, jazz, gospel and Zydeco music to The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Front man Andrews, who has been touring since age 14, brings a commanding voice and fierce trombone sound — both a powerful, emotional, and resonant blend of smoothness and grit — performed in an disarmingly honest manner. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show through Eventbrite.

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Diablogato’s Party at the Porch

Saturday, May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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$10 – $20

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with Diablogato's Party at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, presented by Rum Bar Records and Los Coronas CC. Enjoy live music by Jittery Jack, Diablogato, The Dogmatics, and Duck & Cover. All hot rods, customs, stockers and bikes welcome ($10 show car admission). Bone Up Brewing Company will have a beer garden. General admission tickets are $10 in advance, $20 day of show through Eventbrite.  

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Bad Choices All-Star Blues Band

Saturday, May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The Bad Choices All-Star Blues Band makes its debut at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Members are Ken Gardiner on drums, Dan Janis on fretless bass guitar, Fred Bement on harp, Jeff Taylor on keys, Robb Taylor on sax, and Mark Hobbs on guitar and vocals. Free admission for the music; reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.  

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The Porch Jam Sunday

Sunday, May 29 @ 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, May 29, 2022

The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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In the spirit of the Sunday Blues Jams at the former Somerville institution Johnny D's Uptown, The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint at River's Edge is holding weekly Sunday afternoon jam sessions. Colin Dwyer hosts the event, presented in the spirit of offering a great networking and community building event. Participation in the jam is free and on a first come, first served basis.

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June 2022

Conscious Reggae Band at The Porch

Wednesday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The first Wednesday of the month means it's Conscious Reggae Band night at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. The band performs classic and current reggae, reggae-influenced pop, jazz and hip-hop covers, as well as fusion hip-hop funk and jazz. Featuring Boston’s renowned vocalist Errol Strength; his best friend and musical partner Bobin Nicholson on bass; Bobin's son Tariq Nicholson on keys and vocals; and Aaron Seymour on drums. Free admission for the music; reserve a table if you…

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Big Jon Short at The Porch

Friday, June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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One-man band Big Jon Short provides free blues with your dinner at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint at River's Edge. 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.  

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Tony Holiday Blues Band at The Porch

Saturday, June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint welcomes the Memphis-based Tony Holiday Blues Band for their first Medford appearance. Led by award-winning singer and harmonica player Tony Holiday, the band has a Hill Country vibe with a step of Memphis lightning that is captivating, heartfelt, and entertaining. Free admission for the music; reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.  

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Athene Wilson and Friends at The Porch

Wednesday, June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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It's the second Wednesday of the month, which means three-time Boston Urban Music Award winner Athene Wilson and Friends perform at Tthe Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Wilson performs jazz, gospel and R&B in venues around Boston such as The House of Blues, Scullers Jazz Club and others. Free admission for the music; reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.

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Left Lane Cruiser at The Porch

Saturday, June 11 @ 9:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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$15

Left Lane Cruiser returns to perform at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Headed by singer/guitarist Freddy J IV, with Brenn "Sausage Paw" Beck, Left Lane Cruiser is a bona fide blues rock band from the American Midwest. Left Lane Cruiser has been genuinely living the blues for over a decade, bringing its freestyle jams to crowds all over the world. Tickets are $15 through Eventbrite.

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Savtones at The Porch

Wednesday, June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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The third Wednesday of the month brings Tony Savarino's Savtones back to perform at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Savarino is a pillar of the Boston music scene. He will be bringing a special guest each month and playing his original compositions. They are 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. Free admission for the music; if…

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Professor Harp at The Porch

Saturday, June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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Blues and R&B great Professor Harp, aka Hugh Holmes, returns to The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint at River's Edge for another evening of free, high-energy electric harmonica blues as you dine. Free admission for the music, but reserve a table if you plan to have dinner.  

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Frankie Boy & the Blues Express at The Porch

Wednesday, June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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Frankie Boy & the Blues Express performs as you dine at The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint. Enjoy home-grown real electric blues with Chicago and Texas roots. Admission is free for the music; if you plan to have dinner, reserve a table.  

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Cheryl Arena at The Porch

Friday, June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint, 175 River's Edge Drive
Medford, 02155 United States
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Cheryl Arena, one of only 30 artists featured in the book “Masters of the Harmonica,”returns to The Porch Southern Fare & Juke Joint at River's Edge. Raised in the Boston area, she has been bringing the sound of authentic American blues music to audiences around the U.S. and Europe for over 30 years. Arena plays everything from the urban electric blues of Chicago to the soulful Delta sounds of the Deep South, and everything in between. She has shared the…

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