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Sharon Porchfest (Re-imagined) 2020 will take place on September 13, 2020.

Despite social distancing restrictions, Sharon Porchfest can take place (with some modifications) while still adhering to our original goals:

  • create a day of public celebration.
  • make the community stronger because neighbors get to know each other as people. 
  • foster a broader sense of cohesion and shared interest.
  • showcase the diversity of our town.

This year, you are invited to perform on your porch, in your driveway, in a window, or anywhere near your home where you feel inspired to create and share your talent. Express yourself through music, dance, artwork, poetry, comedy, acrobatics, etc. Inspire yourself, your family, and your neighbors. If you have been quarantining with others, you may be able to perform as a small group, but otherwise, we expect this event to be smaller and more intimate than last year. In most cases, you will be performing at your own home, by yourself or with your family — for the people in your neighborhood. While spectators may travel to other neighborhoods to enjoy the performances there, we ask that everyone respect whatever social distancing guidelines are in place in September (i.e. avoid large groups, wear masks, stay at least six feet apart). 

Please visit the Performer Sign-up page to let us know who you are and where and when you’ll be performing. And don’t forget to tag #sharonporchfest on your photos or email them to info@sharonporchfest.com.

Sharon Porchfest 2020 Map & Schedule
(click on the marker to see who is performing at what time; map last updated on 6/4)


George Aronson
Acoustic guitarist and singer/songwriter
1-2pm229 Billings Street
Jim Waters
Singer-songwriter
1-5pm84 Cottage Street
The Mighty Silverbacks
Classic rock and original songs
1-5pm126 Pond Street
Bak-ta-Bak
Rock and oldies band
2-3pm101 Hampton Road
Jim Waters2-3:30pm
Emily & Faisal Abid
Husband and wife duo performing acoustic covers of modern and classic songs
2:30-3:30pm29 Gabriel Road
Dredsox Band and the Bullpen Horns
7-piece horn band playing blues, soul, funk and more!
3:30-5pm68 Morse Street
Henry Gitter
Singer-songwriter
4-5pm10 Sherwood Circle
dinCheck
Indian rock fusion
4:30-5pm15 Wadsworth Way

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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Sharon Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.