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What. A. Day.

The day was hot and the tunes were hotter, and judging by the smiles we saw, the Grand Porch Party 2012 was a crackin’ good time. A massive thank-you to the wonderful musicians, to our sponsors, to the City, and … Continue reading

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Ten reasons to come to the Grand Porch Party

If you’re on the fence about attending the Grand Porch Party this Sunday, let us prod you onto the side of “OH MY GOODNESS YES!” with the following 10 reasons you should totally join us (because everyone loves a list…) … Continue reading

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Holy wow! This party’s getting started!

There’s lots going on at GPP-HQ, so let’s get down to business: First up, the sad news: Open Mic Porch is no more. It was going to be a bit troubling to organize for the porch hosts, and really, friendship … 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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A month away from the GPP 2012!!

There is just a month to go until this year’s Grand Porch Party, and we here at HQ are getting excited. Why? Because this year is promising to be an absolute cracker of a day! We have 18 bands and … Continue reading

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RARE comes on board to share the enviro-love

It’s a simple concept: Invite local musicians to play on front porches in Uptown West Waterloo, and let the public to wander the streets for three hours of free entertainment. But the organizers of the Grand Porch Party, to be … Continue reading

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