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POWDERHORN

PORCHFEST

Saturday, September 16th, 2023

We'll see you back on the block in 2023!

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A South Minneapolis music festival featuring 12 local bands across 3 porches that transform into stages.

 

Powderhorn Porchfest is unique in its focus on celebrating local music and local foods. While dancing in the streets to hip hop, blues, indie, and more you can enjoy sweet and savory delights from food trucks, drinks in the Reverie Beer Garden, and cool merch from local vendors.  Porchfest is free and fun for all ages!

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POWDERHORN

PORCHFEST is a Community Collab!

Powderhorn Porchfest is grown from beloved community collaboration and no one collaborates as Powderhorn does. We need to raise $10,000 to fully fund Porchfest this year. That's just you and 1,000 of your closest friends donating $10 each.

JOIN THE COLLAB & DONATE TODAY!

Donations help us pay local artists for their time and talent generously shared, celebrate 10 years of FREE music and art, and more.  You can donate and grab a beer or some Merch at Powderhorn Porchfest to contribute.

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2022  Artists

Stage 1: 3201 17th Avenue South

Curator: Carlos Lumbi

4:00-4:45 - Red Hot Django Peppers

5:00-5:45 - Bach Society of MN (Marco Real-d'Arbelles/Jordan Buchholtz)
6:00-6:45 - Ngange & Themasses
7:00-7:45 - Red Eye Ruby
9:15- 9:45 - Chico Chavez Orchestra

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Stage 2: 3232 17th Avenue South

Curator: Michael Brooks

4:00 pm-4:45 pm - BIIG MIIC
5:15-6:00 - Ambivalent Spores
6:15-7:00 - Love Ulysses & Friends
7:15-8:00 - Original Beginnings

8:15-9:00 - ShaVunda Thunda

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Stage 3: 3329 17th Avenue South

Curator: CiCi Bella

5:15-6:00 - Shardae
6:15-7:00 - Mike Dreams
7:15-8:00 - RicX
8:15- 9:00 - CiCi BELLA 

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PAST Artists

Greg Herriges Duo

Broken Caterpillar

Daniel Martin Moreno

Brian Just 

Jr. Brooks

Miss Sadie's Children

Lynn O'Brien
HoofBeats

Lieutenant Sunnie

Mother Tongue with Ayanna Muata
Judd August & Ebony Phillips
Sister Species
Steven Hobert
Bomba de Luz
Fairfax, AK
Taller del Amatl
Ike
Mike in the Wilderness
Ana and the Beltones
The MayNorth
Brian Just Band
Dwell and the Shape Ship
Jack Klatt
The Bootlickers
The Complimentaries
Jayanthi Kyle
The Roe Family Singers
David Hoyt
Kash and Khary
Ben Rosenbush
Cumbia Band
Dang ol Triole
Portage

Josh ClevelandSalted HoneyKash and KharySam Brooks JazzBrian Just BandTruArtSpeaksNilesHouse of Dance and UMAHH

DEBBIE MOORETHE BAD COMPANIONS

DJ Cassiopea 
DJ Sweettart
Tony the Scribe

Marsgarb

Boots & Needles

House on Fire Band

The Skruffians

Thomas X
Mikko Blaze

Gabe Rodreick
Despertar de la Cumbia

Dr. Goon & the Daily Tribune
Renée Copeland
The Bad Companions
Mother Tongue
Oudyano
Garden Variety
Billothazzorris
Carlos Lumbi & El Taller del Amatl
Jules Daud y Los Tarantos
Red Eye Ruby
Eleck Brooks
Large Marge
The Evans/Granowski/Hepola Experience
The Dumpy Jug Bumpers
Carlos Lumbí y Taller del Amatl
Joe Davis and the Poetic Diaspora
Khem Clan
ChanceYork
Queen Drea
Kallpulli Ketzalcoatlicue danzantes
Steven Hobert and Marcus Wise
Monday Night Square Dance Collective

Treading NorthNew Riverside RamblersSam Brooks BandNaye Strunes (New Strings)Hettie McGeeVan Nixon

JOAN HUTTON TRIO

RED EYE RUBY

The Smokes

Lifestyle Shakes

Loser Magnet

Butter Boys

Inhvmanity

The Lacewings
Atim Opoka
Gully Boys
Teiksma
Mayaadda
brilyahnt
Seaberg
Indigo DJ Crew / TaliaKnight
Carnage the Executioner
Eleck Brooks & The Hard Way
Mike Cramer/Josh Granowski Duo
Joseph Dammand & Davu Seru
Loki's Folly
Tufawon
Bella Yaga
FSL All Stars
Lady Xok
AFOUTAYI HAITIAN DANCE, MUSIC & ARTS COMPANY
INDIGO CREW TALIAKNIGHT / QUEENDUIN / MICHEL.BE
SEABERG & THE BLACK VELVET PUNKS
FORT WILSON RIOT
OPEN FLAME THEATRE
CAROLYNE NAOMI
MRS. PINKY AND THE GREAT FOX
SOUL BEAUTIFUL
PORCH MESSENGERS
WENSO ASHBY MUSIC
KELZ MUSIK
ELLIS
KRISSY BERGMARK

Mars Garb

The Poor Nobody
Camille & C. O.
Better Mistakes

 

2022  VENDORS & More

Food Vendors

Lil Dipper

Tibet Momo

Howasta Fry Bread Tacos

Dees' Peas & Beans

Parkway Pizza

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Reverie Beer Garden

Enjoy a cold beer!  Proceeds help fund Powderhorn Porchfest this year and next. 

- EastLake Craft Brewery Beers on Tap -

Mendoza Line - Light Lager - 4.3% | $7

Pendant Race Oktoberfest  | $7

Sun Dogs IPA - Juicy Citra IPA - 7% | $8

Vendors & More

BrittFit50 Indigenous Health

KRSM Karaoke

SPIN

Lizard Animations - Henna

Spoon & Theory Handmade

Telling Queer History

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Thank you Sponsors

 

2022  INFO

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What is Powderhorn Porchfest?

A handful of neighborhood music enthusiast spear-head this day-long festival right-down 17th Avenue between 32nd and 34th streets. It’s a family-friendly showcase of amazing local musicians who contribute to the eclectic and welcoming vibe Powderhorn is known for. 

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What do show proceeds support?

The show helps fund the Porchfest next year!  Donate to keep the FREE music and art flowing while paying artists for their time and talent.

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Does it cost money to attend the show?

Admittance to Powderhorn Porchfest is free! 

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What about parking and public transit?

There is parking on the side streets.  The 14 and 22 bus drop off near the show.  Find details about taking public transit here.  

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What happens if the weather is bad?

The show goes on...rain or shine!  In case of severe or dangerous weather we may cancel...but it's highly unlikely.  

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How can I get involved?

To volunteer contact us at info@ppna.org.

If you're interested in sponsoring contact Ashley Bradford at ashley@ppna.org.  

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Is the show ADA Accessible?

Yes, the Powderhorn Porchfest is an accessible event!  For any specific requests please contact us at info@ppna.org or 612.722.4817.  

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Can my band play at Porchfest?

Maybe!  Each stage is curated by community members.  Send your band information to Ashley Bradford at ashley@ppna.org so she can pass it onto the curators.