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The Front Porch

434-242-7012| http://frontporchcville.org/

Upcoming Events

July 2017

Rock and Recording

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Daily until July 28, 2017
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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The Front Porch’s take on a school-of-rock-style music class.  We’ll jam songs, brainstorm and write parts, and have a hands-on recording experience.  The environment will be fun but focused.  Some experience (and enthusiasm!) with an instrument or singing required.  This class is offered as a continuation class to our July 10-14 songwriting class, but enrollment in both is not required. Devon Sproule Devon Sproule is a Canadian/American musician living in rural Virginia, raised on eco-villages near Kingston, Ontario and Louisa,…

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West African Drum Circle

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Come join us for our weekly West African Drum Circle! Bring your own drum or use one of ours! $5 suggested donation. We validate for 2 hours at the Water Street parking garage.

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Bluegrass Jam!

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Join us for a Bluegrass jam! All ages and abilities welcome! $5 donation suggested. We validate for 2hrs of free parking in the Water Street garage.

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August 2017

Blues Jam!

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Join us for a blues jam, hosted by Bill Adams. All ages and abilities welcome. $5 donation suggested. We validate for 2hrs of free parking in the Water street garage.

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Front Porch Singer-Songwriter Bash #2

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Join us for The Front Porch's 2nd Singer-Songwriter Bash open mic! Musicains, singers, writers, music lovers and listeners: come enjoy a true listening room full of inspired songwriters and musicians! Each showcase we will have one - two featured artists.  Sunday, August 6th from 7:00 – 10:00 pm No cover All instruments welcome 1-2 songs per performer Sign up via emilyjulia@frontporchcville.org Wine and Three Notch’d Brewing beer will be available Front Porch students – this is the perfect opportunity for you to…

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Front Porch Bluegrass Camp

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Daily until August 11, 2017
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Aspiring pickers and bluegrass enthusiasts are invited to gather for the first ever Front Porch Bluegrass Camp, August 8th - 11th, located at the Front Porch in Charlottesville, VA. Group classes for kids ages 7-12 will be held from 1pm - 4pm.  Adults and teens will have their own classes in the afternoon from 5pm - 7pm. Students will participate in classes in the bluegrass instrument of their choice, with options ranging from fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, and bass. Students…

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Tuesday Tunes with Gallatin Canyon

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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The Front Porch, in partnership with James Monroe's Highland, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe. These performances are a perfect opportunity to bring the family out with blanket and chairs in tow to enjoy music from Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region! Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 6:30pm. Admission is free! Despite its Montana namesake, Gallatin Canyon is a Charlottesville, Virginia-based bluegrass band. True to…

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$8 - $10

An Evening with Betse & Clarke

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Come enjoy a special performance with duo Betse & Clarke that includes folk, old time, Ozark music, storytelling, and explorer folk! Betse & Clarke's music is familiar yet different and unique; a fiddle and banjo duo with a sense of adventure. They play old time music and song celebrated alongside inventive new compositions: a passion for the depth of tradition and a look to new creative paths. For each concert setting, the duo takes an audience on a musical field…

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September 2017
$8 - $20

Tuesday Tunes with Bud’s Collective

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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The Front Porch, in partnership with James Monroe's Highland, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe. These performances are a perfect opportunity to bring the family out with blanket and chairs in tow to enjoy music from Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region! Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 6:30pm. Tickets: Individuals $8 advance/$10 door, Families $20 advance/$25 door Bud's Collective is a powerful group of pickers from…

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$5

Swing Dance Party with ACME Swing Mfg Co!

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Join us for a swing dance party with a live swing band and Swing Cville! Come swing, hop, waltz, scream, shout, wear your best, wear your jeans, your saddle shoes or your high heels. And how! And if you don't dance, come on and watch them that does. ACME’s powerhouse band includes Haywood giles on the sax, Steve Brecker on the trumpet, Nick Maglione on the drums, Matt Kelley on the guitar, Andre LaValle on the bass, and MB Revask…

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$15 - $18

An Evening with Alash Ensemble

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Join us on Saturday, September 16th from 7:30 - 9:30 PM for a concert with Alash Ensemble! Alash ensemble is a trio of master throat singers (xöömeizhi) from Tuva, a tiny republic in the heart of Central Asia. The ancient art of throat singing (xöömei) developed among the nomadic herdsmen of this region. Alash remains grounded in this tradition while expanding its musical vocabulary with new ideas from the West. Alash takes its name from the Alash River, which runs through the musicians'…

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