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How we make magic

A curious friend of the GPP has asked us to explain how the GPP chooses the musicians that play at each event.┬áBasically, it’s part tactics, part timing, and mostly serendipity. Each February, we put out a call for musicians. We … Continue reading

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GPP Musician applications now closed

Thanks to all of the musicians who applied in our 2015 CALL FOR MUSICIANS! There are so many talented, generous and wonderful artists in our community (and beyond — we even got applications from some travelling Aussies!). With┬ámore applications than … Continue reading

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Who? Where? When? It’s all on the EVENT MAP!

Oh, the Grand Porch Party. With so many great bands, and such beautiful streets to wander, the afternoon always packs in way too much music for one little pair of ears to take in. That’s why we have the official … Continue reading

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GPP hooks up with new app Picture This

This year brings a whole new way to enjoy, and participate in, the Grand Porch Party! Picture This, the hot-off-the-presses app made by the crowdsourcing startup Dandy, sets up unique photo challenges for the day. And it’s getting started at … Continue reading

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Whoomp! There it is! 2014 line-up announced

We are absolutely stoked to announce the musicians participating in the 2014 Grand Porch Party. It’s a mix of familiar faces and new arrivals, offering everything from bluegrass to bodhran, rock to indie-pop. And the performers are coming from as … Continue reading

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The case for volunteering

Darin White is not only a top-notch photographer, blogger and Grand Porch Party volunteer: He is also a passionate advocate for active citizenry. When he’s not attending or promoting local arts and community efforts, he is thinking of new ways … Continue reading

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Exciting news to come….

We are stupidly excited here at Grand Porch Party HQ. Why? Because we are putting the finishing touches on the musician line-up for this year. Watch this space for the announcement soon! And get your ears ready for some sweet … Continue reading

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