Front Porch Fest
Line Up

Acoustic Syndicate

Acoustic Syndicate is a musical institution. Since 1994, their unique blend of bluegrass instruments, rock sensibilities, and conscious songwriting has inspired a generation of musicians. Through 7 albums, thousands of… Read More

The Heavy Pets

The Heavy Pets are an American rock band that blends rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae with rock & roll. Called “a living, breathing, force of nature” by… Read More


Easy, breezy melodies and soul-shaking grooves radiate from this genre-bending roots trio. Dangermuffin brings thoughtful tunes that are both heartfelt and truthful. Their haunting harmonies and go-with-the-flow vibe invite listeners… Read More

Hackensaw Boys

Charismo is the Hackensaw Boys record you’ve been waiting to hear. The 11-track album feels like the zenith release of the band’s 17 years, gathering their diverse life experiences and myriad… Read More

Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution

Since 2007 Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution has been on a musical mission to make the world a more righteous place.  The two main visionaries of this 12-piece explosion… Read More

Big Daddy Love

As you can probably tell by their name, Big Daddy Love is no gentle string quartet. Their music has been described as “a blend of rock, bluegrass, southern soul, and… Read More

Forlorn Strangers

Forlorn Strangers is a quintet based out of Nashville, Tennessee. The band is a collective of five songwriters, each having their own distinct styles that blend into one unmistakable voice…. Read More

Urban Soil

Hailing from the streets of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, Urban Soil weaves Americana, rock and soul into their explosive live shows and polished recordings.  Their studio albums display the uncompromising energy that Urban… Read More

The Elovaters

The Elovaters are a Reggae /Funk band hailing from Boston, Massachusetts. The band is fronted by lead singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist Jackson Wetherbee who as a solo artist has toured internationally. The… Read More

The Get Right Band

One of Relix Magazine’s “On The Verge” picks, THE GET RIGHT BAND is “hip-shaking, earthquaking pure funk fun” (The Alternate Root). Combining catchy, clever songwriting with musical expertise and fearless… Read More

Dr. Bacon

Blending incredibly diverse instrumentation with equally diverse musical influences allows the band to perform a plethora of widely accessible music. The Dr. Bacon Live Experience is truly a spectacle to… Read More

Erin & The Wildfire

Erin & The Wildfire is a Charlottesville-based band that has been steadily carving out a reputation for themselves in recent years as one of the most captivating live acts to… Read More

Of Tomorrow

At the core, Of Tomorrow’s music is authentic, technical and diverse – touching on the sounds of funk, reggae, festival rock, samba, neo-soul, and hip-hop. Formed in late 2015, the… Read More

Slick Jr. & the Reactors

Slick Jr. & the Reactors brings their unique perspective of the Blues drawing their influences from classic artists such as Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and Buddy Guy. And infusing those… Read More

Rinaldi Flying Circus

Rinaldi Flying Circus is an indie-blues rock band out of Greensboro, NC. Lead singer Stacey Rinaldi’s empowered vocals stir memories of Etta James and Grace Slick, flowing over an eclectic… Read More

Surprise Attack

We come from the mountain to bring the funk. Friends since their original formation in 2006, Surprise Attack reunited in 2015 to share their music and sense of community with… Read More


Bencoolen’s sound is maximalist rock built on soaring vocal lines, massive guitars, and swift saxophone solos. They are known for their live act and have been booked in 23 cities… Read More


CandelFirth, a Celtic duo, explores traditional Celtic music through unique instrumentation, rhythms and expression. Each proficient as multi-instrumentalists, they engage their audience with fiddle, harp, flute, guitar, Irish bouzouki, whistles,… Read More

Not at Liberty

Just a couple of regular guys with regular lives, bringing the funk to the nova music scene.

The Grand Ole Uproar

The Grand Ole Uproar’s cosmic American gumbo conjures up the funky flavors of New Orleans, Waylon Jennings and Doug Sahm’s Texas twang, the electric carnival of Dylan and the Band,… Read More

Righteous Friendz Band

Righteous Friendz Band continues to explore new ground with our explosive, energetic atmosphere of sound by indulging audiences from all walks of life for an evening of soul cultivation. Righteous… Read More

Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale is a band fronted by two women vocalists, both daughters of hard working Appalachian families with roots deep and long in the mountains of Virginia.  Their songs… Read More

Maya Burgess

Maya Burgess is an 18-year-old Singer/Songwriter/Musician from Stokes County, NC.

Dar Stellabotta

Singer/songWriter Dar Stellabotta, is an Independent female LBGT artist, hailing from Southern Maryland. Dar is multi-talented and posseses an original sound and style. She writes all of her own songs… Read More