Get Involved in the 2018 Ol’ Front Porch Music Festival

It’s not too early to step up. Application forms for performers, vendors, volunteers and sponsors are now available on the website here.

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It’s about the music, but also the FOOD!

Faithful blog followers, the story linked here appears in today’s Pamlico News, along with our first half-page ad for the festival. The ‘Food Park’ project takes festival food to a whole new level. Check it out and pass it on.

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Dom Flemons tickets now on sale

Tickets for our Special Friday Evening Concert with Dom Flemons at The Old Theater are now on sale at Nautical Wheelers and Mariner Realty, $20 per person. Don’t wait, these tickets won’t last long! For ticket information and to learn more about Dom Flemons, go here

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Red Clay Ramblers, Dom Flemons signed for 2017 Festival

We’ve signed North Carolina’s Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers, and Dom Flemons, The American Songster, who won a Grammy while playing with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, as our headliners for the fall festival. This takes the festival to a new level! Thanks to Doug Sligh for pulling off this coup. Please share this fabulous news with your FB friends.

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Music set for this weekend’s Oriental In-Water Boat Show

Please share with your Facebook friends and come out and support our musicians.

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2016 OFPMF Photo Gallery posted

A portfolio of great photos of this year’s festival by Kathy Cobb Photography  has been posted to the website. The gallery is linked from the homepage under News & Reviews, Or go directly to the gallery here.

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News and Reviews from the 2016 festival

Check out the homepage for headlines from this year’s festival.

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Updated Map

Bill Wheeler has updated the Festival Map with the latest changes and it is now on the website. Thanks, Bill! We will update the schedule as Doug confirms changes. A few groups have cancelled.

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Some changes for Saturday

Due to high water on Hodges Street, the Village Market will be relocated to the Main Stage area at Freemason Street and South Avenue, the Food Court will be in Lou Mac Park, and the Festival Information Booth will be at the Transportation Hub at Main and Broad streets. The Old Hotel at Broad and Hodges will remain as a porch venue; a search for a new venue for the group at the Village Gallery is under way. Also, revisions to the festival map on this website will be made by tomorrow.

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Weather Update: The festival will go on!

Weather Update: The Ol’ Front Porch Music Festival will go on! If high water forces any changes in porch venues, we will post the information on our homepage, Please stay tuned to the website and to for changes. Towndock is also monitoring flood levels inland that might affect routes and researching alternate routes.

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