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Hot, fun, and a smashing good time

Well, wasn’t that a rockin’ time? Thanks to the dozens of performers, the dozens of volunteers, and the hundreds and hundreds of people who came to join us at the sixth Grand Porch Party on June 12! It’s a little … Continue reading

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It’s Party Time (almost)

Today’s the day! The Grand Porch Party kicks off at 2pm this afternoon and will fill Uptown West Waterloo with three hours of awesome music, great community, and gosh darn fun. If you haven’t planned your day yet, you can … Continue reading

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That’s a Canadian summer for ya – some notes, tips, and must haves

Hey GPP fans! With only one day until the big event, we’re gearing up and making sure to pack our rain boots, umbrellas, and rain coats because rain or shine, the GPP lives on! It seems that after an abnormally dry … Continue reading

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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. Basically, 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 more applications than … Continue reading

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What a rainy, soggy, wonderful day!

Thanks to everyone for making another beautiful Grand Porch Party come alive. Yes, it rained. Yes, we got wet. But we also danced, sang, played, laughed, and got into the  spirit of the GPP. We’ll post a few pics here, … Continue reading

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Today’s the day! Some last minute, gotta-do-it tips

Ignore the clouds! It’s going to be a gorgeously musical afternoon at the Grand Porch Party. To get fully sorted, here’s a few tips: • Stay fully connected with our app. Android users can download it at the Android store. … Continue reading

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