From traditional folk to old-time, blues, roots, bluegrass and americana - the cities finest folk artists play on porches throughout New York the week of June 18-23 to promote the Porch Stomp festival on Governors Island on June 24th. Presenting: Trevor New. What is the Porch Stomp Festival? Porch Stomp is a folk celebration unlike any other. Set on the beautiful greenery of Governors Island, Porch Stomp invites over 100 bands, artists, or performing arts organizations to utilize the historic porches of Nolan Park as a pulpit for performance and education. Porch Stomp takes place on Governors Island on June 24th. More info at www.porchstomp.com. All proceeds go toward the performers!
What to expect
Chill, laid back BYOB. Listening space but open to enjoying the sounds of city life going on around!
Why is this happening?
We're organizing these events to promote the fifth annual Porch Stomp on Governors Island. We work to promote the growing NYC folk scene by highlighting both traditional as well as contemporary folk music through unique, often site specific events that range from concerts and workshops to community events and happenings. Our mission is simple: Support New York City Folk!