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Musical Memories

Musical Memories

The Front Porch is deeply honored to launch a partnership with Hospice of the Piedmont. Since the beginning of this year, we’ve been sending musicians to play for Hospice patients, their family members, and caregivers at The Linden House Assisted Living and The Blake. Our goal is that music will provide warmth, peace, and connection during end of life care.

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Black History of the Banjo

Black History of the Banjo

For many years, the banjo was played primarily by Black folks. So how did the instrument become associated with a particularly white, rural music? Let’s learn about the complicated history of the banjo.

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Album Release!!! Wild Rain by Jack Tierney is out NOW

Album Release!!! Wild Rain by Jack Tierney is out NOW

Jack Tierney’s debut album Wild Rain is now out on Bandcamp and all streaming platforms! Blending soothing, ethereal melodies and indie-folk guitar lines with dream-like imagery and a poetic lyricism, Wild Rain draws you in and doesn’t let you go. Throughout, Jack explores the relative isolation of his mid and late-20s – compounded by the loneliness of quarantine – with an honest vulnerability and plainness. Listen to Wild Rain today!

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Let’s Talk Banjokes!

Let’s Talk Banjokes!

The Front Porch loves our banjo-pickin’ friends. We love poking fun at them too! Here are our favorite “banjokes” and memes to get you laughing and tuning up your banjos. Enjoy!

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Music is Fun Ft. Marty Collin

Music is Fun Ft. Marty Collin

Meet Marty Collin! Marty teaches beginner mandolin, guitar, and banjo here at The Front Porch in Charlottesville. Learn more about how Marty found The Front Porch, his career as a playwriter, and his love of music!

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Roots & Wings

Roots & Wings

Roots & Wings is The Front Porch’s music outreach program. We bring music education to the kids who need it most. Learn more about Roots & Wings and our plans for the upcoming year!

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221 Water St E
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Right behind Bodos on Preston!

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