Let’s say you just finished writing your first song. Congrats! You just created a work of art! Did you enjoy the work? Maybe that’s enough. But you might be asking, what’s next?
“Somebody should write a song about that.”
Have you ever said those words? Well, you’re absolutely right. Somebody should. And you’re just the person to do it.
We’re thrilled to announce the 2023 Rivanna Roots Season! Join The Front Porch and Rivanna River Company for 11 shows throughout the summer. Bring a blanket or a chair, take your shoes off, and enjoy an evening of the finest local music and refreshment in one of the...
The Front Porch hosted our first ever Gear Swap this past weekend, for musicians to buy, sell, and trade their old instruments, audio equipment, and gear.
The Front Porch’s Executive Director Emily Morrison was recently featured on NBC 29’s “Community Conversation.” She talked about the importance of music in this stressful era, the growth of The Front Porch through the pandemic, and ways to get involved. You can check out her interview HERE.
Watch CBS19’s news story about The Front Porch’s recent partnership with Hospice of the Piedmont, and learn more about our budding partnership.
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.
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.
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!