Thursday, June 21, 2018

Porch Stomp!


5th Annual Porch Stomp! at Nolan Park on Governors Island
On the special date of Sunday, June 24th 12:00-5:00pm

Celebrating 5 Years of Folk!

Porch Stomp is a free, volunteer-run, and community-led participatory folk festival held annually on Governors Island.  Join us in Nolan Park for over 100 performances, jams and workshops featuring some of New York’s best bluegrass, old-time, blues, roots and Americana music.  Bring an instrument and play along!

Featuring performance by:
Aaron Randolph, Alethea and the Lost Cousins, Alex Mackinnon, Amelia Blane, Andrew Vladic, Bad Faces, Barbara Ely, Bartees Cox, Barry Komitor, Bears of Alaska, Blue Plate Special, Bluegrass Collusion, Bucky Hayes, Cowboys and Indians,  Cancion Franklin, Caroline Cotter, Cait and the Critters, Caves and Clouds, Chris Q Murphy, Christine Sweeney, The City Pickers, Cory Shelly, Conrad Paul, Curtis and Carla, Dan Rauchwerk, Dani Mari,  Danni Christian, David Redbranch, Debe Dalton, DK and the Joy Machine, Edith Silver, Emily Frembgen, The Euphes Band, Fin & His Rustkickers, Four Brown Eyes, Glaser Drive, The Habit, Haley May Block, Hameer Zawiwi, Hannah Noelle, Heatherly, Hopalong Andrew, Hudson Valley Sally, Jake Blount, James Hearne, Jeremy Aaron, Jon Freeman, Jon Peters, Jug Band, Laney & Nick, Laura Zaraogalan, Lauren Scott, Lindsey Wilson, Liz Taub, The Locksmiths, Lucy Kalentari, The Karen Hudson River Trio, Keepin’ The Family, Kelli Bruno, Kelly Quigley, The Kneeling Drunkards, Mara Yaffe, Maria DiFabbio, Mark Meyer, May Cheung, Meghann Wright, Mead Mountain Resonators, Monica Quaintance, The Morning Sea, Naeemah, Nate Taylor, Niall Connolly, Nick Horner Family, Nicole Ball and Max Rainwater, Out of System Transfer, Pandafan, Paper Anniversary, The Pens, Pinkie Promise, Stephen Blair, String Thirys, Steven Blane Band, Robert Breshear, Rose Ann Fino, Tongue in Cheek, Wild Goats, Zach Schmidt


  • Old Time Jam and Flatfooting with the City Stompers
  • Bluegrass Jam hosted by Sad Song Happy Hour
  • Irish Jam Session
  • “The Soapbox” Stage (open for impromptu performances)
  • Flatfooting Workshop with Megan Downes
  • Harmonica Workshop with Matheus Verardino
  • Old-Time Slow Jam with Hilary Hawke

And Mass Appeal Banjos kicking off at noon, led by Hilary Hawke and the Wild Goats

Stages curated by:
Big City Folk, BrookLAdelphia and Grind Ethos Showcase, City Stompers, Cowgirl Seahorse, The Hoover Dam Collective, The Nick Horner Family, Peoples Music Network and GVS, Sad Song Happy Hour, Silo Recordings, The Songbird Series Showcase, The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Old Time Jam at The Green Room