West Philly Porchfest
A Do-It-Yourself Music Festival
West Philly Porchfest is an annual do-it-yourself music festival, featuring musicians of all kinds playing free shows on porches throughout the neighborhood. Created by and for West Philadelphia residents, the festival seeks to represent and celebrate the community’s broad musical and cultural diversity.
The first Porchfest was held in Ithaca, NY in 2007. The first annual West Philly Porchfest took place on June 4, 2016 with 75 acts playing shows at over 30 porches. In 2017, the event more than doubled, with over 70 porches hosting more than 150 acts.
Note: The above descriptive information came from the event's About page.
In The News
- Porchfest 2018 Is Coming!, West Philly Local, April 3, 2018.
- Facebook: westphillyporchfest