Monthly Archives: May 2012

30+ bands! 20+ porches! Wanna help?

The Grand Porch Party is getting to final prep stages for this year’s event, and we’d love to hear from anyone who’d like to volunteer on the day, or in the lead-up. We’ve got more than 30 bands and performers … Continue reading

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Get ready to DANCE!

Not only is the GPP bringing a great load of talented local musicians to our porches, but a few Toronto folk are trekking out here too, including…. [drum role please]…. ROBERTA HUNT! Anyone who has been to the raucous Red … Continue reading

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Grand things about the Grand

Did you know that the Grand River watershed covers an area of almost 7,000km squared, reaching from Dundalk to Lake Erie? And that 80 out of 215 of the Species at Risk in Ontario can be found in the Grand … Continue reading

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For the foot stompin’, and other reasons to come to the GPP

Great news! The GPP has enough porches to swamp Uptown West with awesome music on Sunday, June 10, and dozens of musicians are officially on board to fill the air! Why? Good question. We asked the performers what made them … Continue reading

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Avondale and Dunbar – We need you!

Do you know someone who lives on Avondale Ave or Dunbar Road, between Alexandra and Dawson? And do they have a porch? If so, send them our way! We’re in the final stages of plotting out the porches for the … Continue reading

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Bands! Bands! BANDS!!!

Itching to know what dulcet sounds will be wafting over this year’s Grand Porch Party? Wait no more! Today we start lifting the lid on the massive can of AWESOME coming your way. On Sunday, June 10, you’re gonna see: … Continue reading

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What do YOU want at the GPP?

As we get into the final stages of organizing the Grand Porch Party [read: as deadline looms and we hit the panic button], we want to hear what YOU would like to see when the event hits Uptown West Waterloo … Continue reading

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