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Porch Stomp

Porch Stomp is a free, community-led, participatory folk festival, where performances take place on the porches of houses in Governors Island’s historic Nolan Park. Over 100 small-scale acoustic concerts, jams, and workshops featuring some of NYC’s best bluegrass, old-time, blues, roots, and Americana music are showcased during the daylong festivities. The Folk Music Society will have an area with performances and sing­alongs. Performance start at 11:30 AM.

Porch Stomp itself is an organization committed to the advancement of the New York City American folk music and dance community by sponsoring key public events. For more information about the day, check their website,

Important information: Bring chairs or blankets to sit on. Instruments welcome. Ferries run from Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street and from Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Check ferry schedule and travel info. Free before noon, then $3 round trip for adults and children over 12 (under 12 free) and $1 for seniors after noon. For further information contact Eileen Pentel, newsletter (at)

Earlier Event: June 1
The Rock and Soul Show