Monthly Archives: June 2011

Where to see the GPP artists again

Want to hear more of the great music from the Grand Porch Party? Here’s where you can catch some of the talent in coming weeks: Thursday, June 16: Tricia Brubacher at the Elora Cork Restaurant, from 6 p.m. Friday, June … Continue reading

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Pics and posts

When we arranged this Grand Porch Party, we hadn’t heard of anyone holding an event like this, so had no idea how the public would respond. It turns out, they came in droves and are urging us to make this … Continue reading

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Launched!

I am in awe. The hundreds of people, the talented musicians, the gracious hosts – everything came together today in a way that had only been frivolously imagined. People spontaneously took over streets. Musicians laughed, audiences cheered, and a gorgeous … Continue reading

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The big day!

The Grand Porch Party is here! Our hosts are busy tidying their porches, the musicians planning their sets, before the event kicks off at 53 Menno Street at 2:55 p.m. It’s cool out now, but should warm up to 17 … Continue reading

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Expect the unexpected

There’s been good news and sad news at Grand Porch Party HQ. Due to illness, the Peachy Keens are no longer able to play on Euclid Ave this Sunday. We wish the band members all the best under the circumstances. … Continue reading

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10 reasons to come to the GPP this Sunday

Need a reason to come join a fabulous community arts and environment event from 3pm to 5pm this Sunday, June 12? Here’s our top 10! 10. If it’s sunny: To kick-start the summer with a beautiful afternoon walk through a … Continue reading

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The big launch

The Grand Porch Party will start at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, with the official launch of Alternatives Journal’s Music+Environment issue and a special aria performance by Toronto soprano Brooke Dufton. Please come join us at 53 Menno Street, … Continue reading

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