2019 MUSIC FESTIVAL NEWS
| THE FINAL TALLY OF FUNDS RAISED during the 2018 festival for Hurricane Florence Relief is $13,415, which went to the Pamlico Partnership for Children in partnership with the Pamlico County Disaster Relief Coalition. Thanks to everyone who helped make it happen.
| THE DATES FOR THE 2019 FESTIVAL are Friday-Sunday, Oct. 4-6. Please mark you calendars!
2018 News Headlines
| TICKETS FOR THE FRIDAY EVENING CONCERT now available for purchase online. Click here to get your tickets to see Tellico and The Hall Sisters, Friday, Oct. 5, at The Red Rooster behind Silos Restaurant, 1111 Broad St., Ext. For more information and a sample of the music, go to Towndock. net by clicking here. Bring your fold-up canvas chair. Silos will be selling barbecue chicken plates.
| HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF will be the focus of the 2018 Ol’ Front Porch Music Festival. Funds raised will be donated to the Pamlico County Disaster Relief Coalition, in partnership with the Pamlico Partnership for Children, to provide help to families affected by the storm. Go here for more information.
Six groups and/or solo performers have canceled due to the storm. The remaining 25 groups and artists have confirmed that they will be here. The performances have been rescheduled on 10 stages (see Revised Schedule). The Friday evening concert and Riverfront Stage main acts will go on!
| TICKETS FOR FRIDAY EVENING, Oct. 5, at the The Red Rooster, 1111 Broad St. Ext, Oriental, (behind Silos Restaurant), are now on sale at Nautical Wheelers, 411 Broad St., or by calling 252-671-4643. Tickets are $20. The Hall Sisters, 6 pm, Tellico, 7:30 pm. Bring your own chair. Silos will be selling barbecue chicken plates.
| THE RALEIGH-BASED GROUP Chatham County Line, described by IndyWeek as traditional bluegrass with “newgrass leanings,” will be the 2018 Ol’ Front Porch Music Festival’s featured group. And the hot Asheville Americana group, Tellico, will perform in a special Friday evening concert at The Red Rooster. Opening for Tellico at The Red Rooster, The Hall Sisters. Go here for details.
| Ol’ FRONT PORCH MUSIC FESTIVAL is featured in the 2018 Pamlico County Chamber’s Visitor’s Guide. Go here.
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It’s not too early to step up. Application forms for performers, vendors, volunteers and sponsors are now available on the website here.
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. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Please share with your Facebook friends and come out and support our musicians. https://olfrontporchmusicfestival.org/2017-oriental-boat-show-music-schedule/
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, http://www.olfrontporchmusicfestival.org. Or go directly to the gallery here.
Check out the homepage for headlines from this year’s festival. http://www.olfrontporchmusicfestival.org.
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.
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 … Continue reading
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, olfrontporchmusicfestival.org Please stay tuned to the website and to towndock.net for changes. … Continue reading