Walton Marquette Project
Walton Marquette plays energetic rock and pop hits from the 80's, 90's, and 70's. Our intriguing mix of favorites and some gems you almost forgot about includes The Cars, Prince, Journey, B-52's, the Pretenders, INXS and others, all curated to get you on your feet and moving. The band's original music continues the theme of "real musicians, real instruments, real fun." The smooth three-part harmonies, searing guitars, bright keyboards, and propulsive drums and percussion add up to a high energy show that creates happiness, energy, and excitement through music. Walton Marquette loves Pop, "First Wave", and Rock music, and knows how to do it right.
Carolyn Cott & Ken Meyle
Ken's guitar, mandolin & percussion bring fullness to Carolyn's songs. Their musical styles together have folk, swing, blues, & bluegrass influences.
TC3 is an acoustic trio which puts its spin on Americana, Folk and even some Classic Rock tunes in addition to original music written by Terri Camilari Making their mark on familiar tunes is what they provide using Guitar, Ukulele and Violin, strong vocals and new but intriguing arrangements.
The Baldwin B-Flats
Beautiful harmonies. Heart-filled solos. Sweet Sounds for any afternoon. Expansive repertoires from classical to jazz to current pop hits that no one can resist.
The Larks, founded in 1961, and the longest running community outreach program of the Junior League of Philadelphia, is an a cappella singing group of 15 volunteer women. From September to June, they perform throughout the Delaware Valley at a variety of venues. The Larks always look forward to welcoming new members into their group.
Philadelphia Main Line Ukulele Group
The Philadelphia Main Line Ukulele Group (“PMLUG”) is one of the largest and most active ukulele groups in the country. PMLUG plays a wide variety of music from old standards from the 20's and 30's, Hawaiian Music, Classic Rock, Folk, Modern Pop, Country, Punk, Reggae and anything and everything else!
St. Katharine's Youth Chorus
Under the direction of Dr. Latham and Mrs. Stephanie Twohig the St. Katharine's Youth Chorus will be in their 8th season this coming school year. This group is comprised of teens from public, private and parochial high schools and colleges. These talents teens lead worship and accompany at the various masses throughout the year and at our once a month Youth Mass.
Happy Little Train Wreck
Happy Little Train Wreck has been playing music together for over 13 years now. Representing three generations of musical influence. In that time we’ve tried to put our spin on all genres of music, Polka to Punk. Primarily with two acoustic guitars and an upright bass creating the bed for beautiful vocals.
A foot-stompin’ blend of bluegrass & country music, from traditional favorites to contemporary sounds. Combines guitars, mandolin, banjo, steel guitars, fiddle & bass with heartfelt vocals
A classic rock and pop cover band, playing music from the late 60’s to today, covering bands such as CCR, Tom Petty, Steve Miller Band and the Black Keys. Everything you want to hear and more.
Penny Lane Jazz Ensemble
Penny Lane Trio’s fusion of R&B with jazz combines the elements of old school R&B with the songs of the British invasion. Think of it as Liverpool meets Memphis. And just to keep things interesting, PLJE throws in a little Reggae, Rockabilly, and Brazilian Boss Nova. If it’s got a horn section, we dig into it.
Rick's Office Band
Rick's Office Band is a Blues and Rock Cover Band with a soft edge hailing from the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Each of band members diverse musical influence lead to the creation of interesting set lists. The band's focus on musical dynamics and "space" allow the vocals of Mary and Russ to shine through, while leaving room for tasteful guitar leads.
Main Line Singers
We are the chorus of your community! Made up of your neighbors and friends, this new and growing group sings accompanied arrangements of upbeat tunes from Broadway, Hollywood and popular music, from Anything Goes to Hamilton to Frank Sinatra to Queen - and everything in between! Dr. Ted Latham is our Artistic Director; Youngjin Joo, is our Collaborative Pianist.
Villa Maria Madrigals
The Madrigals are a select group of singers, chosen by audition. Thisensemble performs challenging repertoire, both accompanied and a cappella. In recent years the Madrigals have earned the highest rating of “superior” at the PMEAchoral adjudication. The most beautiful of harmonies.
Creaky Knees Cloggers
Just what it sounds like: traditional clogging to Appalachian roots music. The can be seen accompanying the Firefly Gals with some lively footwork.
Lost Northern Tribe
Americana mixologists specializing in a world gumbo of honky-tonkaccordi on and zydeco infused rock and blues. Occasionally, some Irish & TexMex added to the stew.
Mojo & The Helper Monkeys
Mojo and the Helper Monkeys covers everything from Johnny Cash, Elvis, The Supremes and CCR to Michael Jackson, Hall and Oates, and AC/DC. Just ask and we"ll try anything within our bluegrass set up and Mamas and Papas-esque harmonies. Get Ready for Fun!
The Agnes Irwin Bel Cantos
The Bel Cantos are the a cappella ensemble from The Agnes Irwin Upper School. We perform music from all genres and styles - from the most contemporary to madrigals from the 16th century. We represent our school performing throughout the area at charity events, community functions, and choral festivals.
The Barry Brothers
The Barry Brothers are a guitar-playing singing duo who grew up making music together. They perform a fun mix of classic soft rock and original songs. Kevin plays guitar and has a beautiful tenor voice which blends with Don’s baritone voice and string bass. Both Don and Kevin are working musicians, on Cape Cod and Williamsburg, taking time off to be with family in Wayne and have some great fun playing the Porchfest.
A Tribute to the Golden Age of MTV
Four-piece powerhouse band with male and female vocals covering the biggest hits in rock, dance-pop, hair metal, synthpop & New Wave from the 80s. Go ahead, say it: “I Want My MTV!”
Box of Books
Box of Books is a bluegrass band from Philadelphia, PA. Consisting of Thomas Lombard (mandolin, vocals), Michael Trycieckyj (guitar, vocals), Bronwyn Beth (violin), and Ian Sadock (keys), Box of Books combines modern songwriting with an old fashioned sound. Chock-full of literary references, wistful ballads, and a dash of self-deprecating humor, Box of Books' debut album, Expectations, was released in 2018. Box of Books' atmospheric, ruminative second album, Second Wind, is available now.
The Chaperones are a rock trio based in Lower Merion. The group is fronted by the husband-and-wife team of Brian Richardson and Rebecca Raber and backed by their friend Curtis Zimmermann on drums. A cover band, the group taps into the history of rock by playing songs from the 1950s through the 2020s. Their repertoire includes tracks by the likes of Buddy Holly, Fleetwood Mac, the Talking Heads, the Pixies, Jenny Lewis and Taylor Swift.
Consider This Band
A Classic rock cover band playing all your favorites from the Marshall Tucker, Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, Bonnie Raitt, Jefferson Airplane, Fleetwood Mac, Rolling Stones, Beatles, and more.
Niva, a member of the Motet Pennsylvania State Choir , and many various ensembles such as the PMEA District Choir , and the Tri-M Music Honors Society, will wow you with your favorites, as well as her own compositions. As a songwriter all kinds of music inspire her to express her emotions. Instruments from the guitar, to the ukulele, to the piano always bring her songs to life . Her favorite original, “38th street”, is a piece she holds dear in her heart. She hopes to inspire the world with her songs.
Folk and Old Time Music - vocals, guitar, banjo, and cello. Traditional and progressive folk music originals and covers. Female vocal harmonies.
Singer-Songwriter - an elegant guitarist and lyricist. Her genres cover folk to rock to Americana. WSTW's Hometown Heroes Best Female Solo Artist (2015, 2017).
I play acoustic guitar, covers of classic and alternative rock songs from the 1960's to the present.
Lift Street writes and plays their own original music that ranges from singer/songwriter ballads to pop, rock and even a little bit country. Guitars and vocal harmonies are accompanied by sax, percussion and bass, creating a unique sound that puts the lyrics out front.
Dani Tapper plays well known, classic sing-along songs on guitar/fiddle. Always a fun selection of songs for children of all ages as well as classic songs that mom and dad can sing along too.
Dead Band honors the music of the Grateful Dead by taking their own interpretation of the music that millions have grown to love and listen to!
Philadelphia-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jesse Gimbel delivers rich, cinematic indie rock which reimagines familiar themes. Delicately and defiantly discussing life's complexities, recalling the intimacy of Elliott Smith and swaying dynamics of Wye Oak, fans of relatable, carefully-crafted pop will quickly connect with Jesse's music.
This quartet, plays a wide variety of music from several genres including: jazz, blues, Dixieland, contemporary rock, and classical, all of the very versatile saxophone.
The Shoeshiners play an eclectic mix of bluesy Americana Roots Rock including some original songs. Songs feature acoustic and electric guitars driven by a Cajon drum with a lot of harmonica color thrown in. For a little spice we'll add in a banjo and an electric cigar box slide guitar.
Skylar Love is a unique talent with original music that is energetic, compelling, and passionate with the ability to speak to the heart with her expressive and moving lyrics. It's a mix of singer/songwriter meets alt/pop/rock with a whimsical dark twist. Skylar is creating her own style and reputation as a mesmerizing live performer.
The Stay at Home Band
The Stay At Home Band formed during the Covid pandemic in 2020. Our goal is to provide a little musical entertainment. We play Folk and old Rock & Pop. We have written and published a couple of songs. Hope you enjoy!
The Eggman is a one man show featuring Neil Eggert on saxophones and Electronic Wind Instrument, playing to backing tracks. Neil plays a wide variety of musical styles, from jazz to rock, pop, and R & B.
The Percolators was formed to capture and express the sparkling vibrancy, power and joyfulness at the heart of New Orleans music. With its breadth of instrumentation (including: guitar, keyboards, violin/banjo, Bass drums, sax, trumpet, clarinet and trombone), the band delivers animated covers of Dixieland, Funk, Blues, Rock 'n Roll and Jazz. As we've witnessed, the raucous energy of the band's music is difficult to resist. In fact, people have been known to abandon all seated decorum for the ecstasy of dancing in the aisles! Wherever the Percolators appear, good times are sure to follow- Bon Temp La Partie!
If you’re looking for powerful, meticulously curated rock and soul, Concrete Charlie is your band! Performances pay homage to the music of all time greats, including Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Rolling Stones, Robert Hazard & The Heroes, The Cars, Joe Jackson & Todd Rundgren. Their live shows are always high energy and full of good, clean fun. Concrete Charlie is fired up to make their PorchFest debut!
Power Nap features a trio of Philadelphia-based friends and performers that bring a fun energy to all of their songs. Whether it's a unique twist on some classic songs or a creative tune of their own, the combo of two guitars and a stellar voice make every performance of theirs one to remember.
An eclectic mix of tunes from classic and contemporary rock, to jazz, blues, folk, funk, and Americana. Their music, always shaken, stirred, and with a twist, is sure to have you tapping your feet and singing along!
Jaffna World Music Ensemble
Jaffna is a Philadelphia-based world music ensemble which combines instrumentation and influences from the Middle East, India, Flamenco and other world music elements. With roots in the early-1990s, the group maintains its distinct style with original compositions and improvisations which stretch the boundaries of their respective cultures.
Maxie Mandel is an emotional, pure powerhouse vocalist. She plays piano and guitar, writes and arranges contemporary songs that transcend any one particular genre. Maxie has been featured in Main Line Today magazine’s “Next Gen: 15 Local Leaders Under the Age of 30” for her musical community service work. She is the founder of Maxie’s Hot Chocolate House, a teen concert event that benefits LiveConnections at World Café Live. Maxie was recognized as a top five Pop finalist in Philly’s 2019 PHL LIVE Center Stage Competition, and won the 2018 Meridee Winters Music School Teen Song Contest.
With a great depth of musicality & beautiful harmonies, Benjamin Le, J.D. Dougherty and Lisa Baglione impart their love of acoustic rock and folk music.
Moose Tracks Trio
Formed out of a mutual affection for classic Americana, folk, and country rock, Moose Tracks Trio performs covers of both hits and deep cuts intending to stay faithful to the original artists with a stripped down approach to instrumentation.
The stuff you feel … like an old pair of boots. The 29ers have that stuff, funneling it into a unique sound with an alt-country edge and Americana twang inspired by such singer/songwriter icons as John Prine, Guy Clark, Tom Waits and Waylon Jennings. When it comes to the music they love and the music they create, The 29ers are passionate about impeccably crafted songs grounded in compelling narrative truths.
Original compositions that evoke a nostalgic, R&B retrospective akin to Tom Petty, Black Keys, Allman Bros., with a modern twist.
Love music from the 70s, 80s and 90s? Want to have some serious fun? Sing and dance along? Then don’t miss Clean Slate at this year’s Porchfest. A band of experienced musicians who just love to play and have a good time. From Blondie to Led Zeppelin, Alice In Chains to Steeler’s Wheel, Heart - to Katy Perry... these guys have all bases covered for a good time.
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School's Girl's With Guitars
GMA's very own rock band. These girls are great!
The Hard Times Woebegone String Band
The Hard Times Woebegone String Band plays traditional American folk music along with some modern radio hits re-imagined as American roots-style tunes, complete with vocal harmonies and performed on guitar, mandolin, dobro, ukulele, and bass.