PORCHFEST 2018 Celebrate the Arts in Mt Morris, IL

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The Current Weather in
Mt. Morris, IL 61054

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Groups & Solo Musicians
Community • Music • Art
Saturday, June 9th, 2018
Porches 1 – 5:00pm

Music • Art

June 9th, 2018
1 – 5:00pm

Bands Perform for 50 minutes
The Venues are Porches
Move Around Town and Hear Your Favorites

Bands Perform
for 50 minutes
The Venues
are Porches
Move Around Town
and Hear Your Favorites


1 Wade Buzzard
Feel good Rockin' Country Boy Blues. Top 10 songs from the 50's through today. Guitar, Harmonica & Voice (Some friends might jump in as well!)
@ Bold’s, 109 East Front St.

2 Crunchy Frogs
70's 80's 90's classic rock a RAMI winning band in rockford
@ Zabran’s,106 South Mulberry Ave.

3 Sauk Valley Community Church
Acoustic band featuring some contemporary Christian music with a side of pop and jazz. 2 guitarists, saxophone, percussionist and vocals.
@ Ebersole’s, 301 East Front St.

4 Home by Nine, Harold Harrison
Traditional folk & country; some original songs. Guitar, harmonica, percussion.
@ The PineCrest Gazebo, East Brayton Rd. between Wesley and McKendrie


5 Josh Weaver, with Matt Dusing
Singer/Songwriter, folk, acoustic guitar, ukulele, percussion
@ Weaver’s, 311 East Lincoln St.

6 The Nealy Project, Charles Nealy
This band will debut with a selection of  progressive and roots blues played by some of the areas most talented singers and musicians. You will be pleased with what you hear.
@ Neal’s, 1 South Mulberry St.

7 Quite Contrary, Mary Ley
Playing Irish, Spanish and American Folk Tunes on guitar. Mary sings music that will engage young and old alike. Acoustic – folk
@ Mt Morris Library, Front Street Porch,105 South McKendrie Ave.

8 Griffin Vos
Concert and Jazz Trumpet
@ Tate’s, 5 East Lincoln St.


9 Bill Cook Jr.
Blues Rock / Jam Power Trio Additional special guests TBA
@ Cook’s, 110 East Front St.

10 Jeff Corcoran
Guitar and sing blues, country, and wide variety of music
@ Myers’s, 8 West Lincoln St.

11 Well Strung, Gregg Bernhard
Two acoustic guitar players, harmonica player, keyboards and stand up bass. We play country, classic rock-n-roll and red dirt music. 3 and 4 part harmonies
@ Dietrich’s, 115 West Front St.

12 RuthAnn Lillstrom
Guitar, folk singer doing a mix of original and covers.
@ McKanna’s, 206 East Center St.

13 Dan Wean
Guitar, singer/songwriter folky rock, covers with a few originals songs.
@ Leamanczyk's, 210 East Lincoln St.


14 Acoustic Axis Larry Ubben, Kevin Remrey
Blues, Classic Rock & Country
@ Martin’s, 201 East Brayton Rd.

15 Blues Fever acoustic duo, Dennis Stukenberg
Blues and Americana music, harmonica and slide guitar
@ Coblentz’s, 206 West Center St.

16 Dave Redmore
Americana/Folk/Acoustic Rock/Gospely/Bluegrassy mix
@ Bold’s,109 East Front St.

17 Bill Cook Sr.
Country Music
@ Faris’s, 208 South Wesley Ave.

18 Jonathan Shively
Singer/song writer, solo with acoustic guitar, original music in a poetic and rhythmic style
@ Dunham’s, 111 West Front St.

19 Chris Kolling
Guitar with an emphasis on improvisation. Using a loop pedal to build a backing track, I improvise melodies, harmonies and solos.
@ Hough’s, 205 South Ogle Ave.

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North - Main Street
South - Brayton Road
West - Mulberry Avenue
East - Ogle Avenue
& Brayton east to Bruce

Including both sides of each street and intersection.
Residential locations include any area within these bounds.

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ENCORE! Mt. Morris Student Art Show
June 1st – 27th
Old Sandstone Gallery
Open during the concerts on
Wednesday and Friday evenings,
during PorchFest and
other special occasions.

ENCORE! Mt. Morris Student Art Show
Opens Friday, June 1st
Old Sandstone Gallery
Porchfest Schedule and Map also available at the Gallery
Friday Night 6:-9:30 & Saturday Noon - 6 pm

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