San Rafael Porchfest 2019

Presented by Gerstle Park Neighborhood Association at Gerstle Park Neighborhood, San Rafael CA

Sep 22
San Rafael Porchfest 2019

A free afternoon of music, community and fun in the Gerstle Park Neighborhood

Hosted in one of San Rafael’s oldest and most cherished neighborhoods, Gerstle Park, PorchFest draws thousands of attendees and dozens of different musical acts to who play on porches throughout the neighborhood.

People stroll from porch to porch, mingling with old friends and new, while listening to local Marin County artists.

Attendees can fuel up and cool down with gourmet food trucks or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy while the kids play at Gerstle Park.

The musical team makes an effort to ensure a diverse set of artists play the event, including folk, Americana, gospel, soul, virtuosic instrumentalists, gypsy jazz, blues, Latin, funk, family and teen bands.

Map & Schedule

2019 Performers (so far):

ALI AKBAR COLLEGE OF MUSIC – Sarode, Sitar & Tabla
ANGELEX – Drum & Bass
BRYAN KEHOE – Psychobilly Twang
CALVIN TURNBULL – Retro-futuristic Acoustic
DANNY CLICK – Americana with a Little Texas Blues Thrown In
DANNY MONTANA & THE BAR ASSOCIATION – Classic Country & Western
DAVID RIDNELL – Guitar Player, Composer
DEAD SAILOR GIRLS – Mermaid Rock
DEAN ALLEN – Acoustic Rock ‘n’ Roll
DIRTY CELLO – Cello Blues & Bluegrass
EL TWANGUERO – Guitar-driven Latin Twang
ERIC MCFADDEN – Surreal Desert Groove
ESSENCE & DANNY UZILEVSKY DUO – Americana, Singer-songwriter
FESTIVAL SPEED BLUEGRASS – Absolutely Strictly Bluegrass
THE FLYING SALVIAS – Alt-cabaret
HITHER – Jazz Duo
HOUSE OF MARY – Dark Folk for Dark-minded Folks
HURRICANE GULCH – “Salty” Roots Rock Country
JAMES NASH – Guitarist/Singer-songwriter
JAMM SAMMICH – Tasty Grooves
JERRY HANNAN / ERIK SMYTHE DUO – Americana, Singer-songwriter
JIM TALLEY – Psychedelic Funk Keys
JIMMY LESLIE – Original Funk Pop
JULIETTA THE FAIRY – Children’s Music
JZ & THE HILLSIDE STRANGLERS FEATURING TEAL COLLINS – Blues & Rock
KEY LIME PIE – Rock ‘n’ Roll, Latin Soul
KUNLE OLUSESI – Afro Smooth Gospel/Jazz
THE KELLER SISTERS – Singer-songwriter Sister Harmonies
KEVIN MEADE & HIGHWAY ONE – Original Americana
MICHAEL LAMACCHIA – Guitarist/Composer
MOKAI with special guest JAMES NASH – Acoustic Blues/Americana
MOONWALKERS – Father/son Duo
LIGHTHOUSE SINGERS – San Rafael Community Gospel Choir
LOWATTERS – Americana string band
NORTH BEACH BRASS BAND – New Orleans-Style Marching Brass Band
MARK KARAN – Singer/Guitarist
MATT JAFFE – Singer-songwriter
MEGAN SCHOENBAUM – Children’s Music
MIKE HENDERSON BAND – Blues
MINDY CANTER – Fluteus Maximus
MINUS MARY – Roots Americana Irish
MOLLY’S AMAZING JAM – Old-time Music Jam
MARCOS PEREDA – Original Cuban Folk Songs
PAUL HAYWARD – Singer-songwriter
PELLEJO SECO – Cuban Son
POISNIVY – Performance Troupe
RIFFAT SULTANA – High-Energy Sufi/Bollywood Fusion
SAN FRANCISCO SCOTTISH FIDDLERS – Traditional Scottish Fiddlers
SAN GERONIMO – California Soul
SETH ASARNOW/MARCELO PUIG – Argentine Tango, Bandoneon Guitar Duo
SMOKE DADDIES – Blues, Funk, Rock
SUSAN Z – Singer-songwriter
TEJA GERKEN & DOUG YOUNG DUO – Fingerstyle Guitar
TREBLE MAKERS & FRIENDS – Funk, Soul, Blues
UKULELE JUBILEE – Sounds of Hawaii
VIRGIL SHAW – American Singer-songwriter
VENTURA BROTHERS – Bolero Romántico
WALT THE DOG – Blues from San Rafael

ADMISSION INFO

Free, all ages

Contact Porchfest

    Official Website

Additional time info:

12:00 noon – 5:00 pm

LOCATION

Gerstle Park Neighborhood

Gerstle Park, San Rafael, CA 94901

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